The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 19 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 6 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 4.69% 5.32% 7.41%
As % of the General category 8.82% 11.36% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate
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- £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £381
% change year-on-year
+6.58% +1.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-18.51% +17.39%
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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 Maidenhead region.

General Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
68 44 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 53.13% 46.81% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 9
Average daily rate £348 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £221 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £434 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Retail
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 4 (36.36%) TestDirector
2 4 (36.36%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (36.36%) Billing
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) QA
2 4 (36.36%) LTE
2 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
2 4 (36.36%) 4G
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) CIPD
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LTE
1 4 (36.36%) 4G
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Billing
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Test Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (18.18%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
1 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
2 2 (18.18%) User Stories
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP