The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 22 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 21 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.20% 10.61% 8.51%
As % of the General category 10.50% 20.12% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 15
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£407 £500 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £328 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £550 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +44.18%
Retail
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

General Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
200 164 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 49.50% 52.73% 62.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 100 89
Average daily rate £425 £475 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Average hourly rate - £10.17 £28.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -13 15 £407 -18.70% 4
Corby - - - - 1
Retail
East Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (54.00%) Finance
2 23 (46.00%) Banking
2 23 (46.00%) Retail Banking
3 18 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (22.00%) Business Analysis
5 10 (20.00%) Change Management
6 8 (16.00%) IBM
7 7 (14.00%) Business Process Improvement
8 6 (12.00%) Credit Risk
8 6 (12.00%) Logistics
8 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (12.00%) Business Transformation
9 5 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (10.00%) SQL
9 5 (10.00%) Windows
9 5 (10.00%) ATM
9 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
9 5 (10.00%) VisionPLUS
9 5 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
9 5 (10.00%) Process Improvement
10 4 (8.00%) Lean Six Sigma
10 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
10 4 (8.00%) BPMN
10 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.00%) LAN
10 4 (8.00%) WAN
10 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.00%) SOA
10 4 (8.00%) ITIL

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
1 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (2.00%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) ATM
2 4 (8.00%) LAN
2 4 (8.00%) WAN
2 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) RSpec
2 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
General
1 27 (54.00%) Finance
2 23 (46.00%) Banking
2 23 (46.00%) Retail Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Analyst
2 19 (38.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) Programme Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Process Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Process Improvement Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Technical Test Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (2.00%) Service Transformation Manager
6 1 (2.00%) Business Design Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) OLE
2 1 (2.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.00%) iSeries
2 2 (4.00%) AS400
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.00%) EPoS
3 1 (2.00%) EMV
3 1 (2.00%) FMCG
3 1 (2.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (22.00%) Business Analysis
3 10 (20.00%) Change Management
4 7 (14.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 6 (12.00%) Logistics
5 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (12.00%) Business Transformation
6 5 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
6 5 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 4 (8.00%) Lean Six Sigma
7 4 (8.00%) BPMN
7 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.00%) SOA
7 4 (8.00%) ITIL
7 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.00%) Six Sigma
8 3 (6.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) VB
2 1 (2.00%) VBA
2 1 (2.00%) Java
2 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) ISEB
1 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
1 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
1 2 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) IBM
2 3 (6.00%) SAP
3 2 (4.00%) RedPrairie
3 2 (4.00%) hybris
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Hydrogen Group
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