The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 7 3 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Retail 26 40 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 16.15% 20.10% 1.41%
As % of the General category 38.24% 55.56% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 1
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£488 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.76% -22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
- +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

General Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
68 72 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 42.24% 36.18% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 40 19
Average daily rate £475 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £380 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £743 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Luton region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Luton region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Luton region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 27 (61.36%) E-Commerce
2 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (29.55%) FMCG
4 9 (20.45%) Scrum
4 9 (20.45%) Java
5 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 8 (18.18%) hybris
6 7 (15.91%) CRM
6 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.64%) CMS
7 6 (13.64%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (13.64%) Sitecore
7 6 (13.64%) JIRA
8 5 (11.36%) Product Management
8 5 (11.36%) Marketing
8 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
9 4 (9.09%) C#
9 4 (9.09%) Oracle
9 4 (9.09%) JUnit
9 4 (9.09%) Spring
9 4 (9.09%) Database Marketing
9 4 (9.09%) Selenium
9 4 (9.09%) Analytics
9 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (9.09%) Customer Analytics
10 3 (6.82%) Use Case
10 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.82%) SCCM
10 3 (6.82%) SCOM
10 3 (6.82%) Technical Architecture

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.64%) CMS
1 6 (13.64%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
1 2 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) DHCP
1 2 (4.55%) FTP
1 2 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.27%) Data Mart
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) JIRA
2 4 (9.09%) JUnit
2 4 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 5 (11.36%) Marketing
1 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (13.64%) Business Analyst
1 6 (13.64%) Analyst
2 5 (11.36%) Developer
2 5 (11.36%) Architect
3 4 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (9.09%) Product Owner
3 4 (9.09%) Hybris Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Development Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Product Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Business Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Web Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Business Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Head of IT
5 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce Manager
6 1 (2.27%) CRM Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Spring
2 3 (6.82%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) JSP
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) XHTML
3 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) FMCG
2 3 (6.82%) Taxonomies
3 2 (4.55%) Social Media
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) E-Commerce
2 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.45%) Scrum
4 7 (15.91%) CRM
4 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.36%) Product Management
6 4 (9.09%) Database Marketing
6 4 (9.09%) Analytics
6 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (9.09%) Customer Analytics
7 3 (6.82%) Use Case
7 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (6.82%) SOA
7 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.55%) Change Management
8 2 (4.55%) Migration
8 2 (4.55%) B2B
8 2 (4.55%) ERP
8 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) Java
2 4 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) COBOL
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.27%) PMP
2 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) SCCM
1 3 (6.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 8 (18.18%) hybris
2 6 (13.64%) Sitecore
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.27%) Cognos
4 1 (2.27%) JDA
4 1 (2.27%) Retek
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago