The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Northamptonshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 8 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 48 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.30% 8.23% 9.37%
As % of the General category 25.81% 15.08% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 28
Average daily rate £425 £383 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £278 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £386
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
186 126 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 51.52% 54.55% 59.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 87 139
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £818 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £13.13 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Retail
East Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +8 35 £450 +30.43% 10
Corby - - - -
Retail
East Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 41 (54.67%) Banking
2 37 (49.33%) Retail Banking
3 36 (48.00%) Finance
4 24 (32.00%) E-Commerce
5 19 (25.33%) Business Analysis
6 17 (22.67%) Scrum
7 16 (21.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (16.00%) Project Management
9 9 (12.00%) Change Management
10 8 (10.67%) BDD
11 7 (9.33%) ATG
11 7 (9.33%) Selenium
11 7 (9.33%) hybris
12 6 (8.00%) Open Source
12 6 (8.00%) Test Automation
12 6 (8.00%) Customer Engagement
12 6 (8.00%) Cucumber
12 6 (8.00%) Business Process Mapping
12 6 (8.00%) Degree
12 6 (8.00%) JIRA
12 6 (8.00%) Use Case
12 6 (8.00%) Test Management
12 6 (8.00%) Ruby
12 6 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (8.00%) Migration
12 6 (8.00%) TDD
12 6 (8.00%) Investment Banking
12 6 (8.00%) CRM
12 6 (8.00%) B2C

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.00%) SAS
3 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.67%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.67%) MS Project
4 2 (2.67%) MS Office
5 1 (1.33%) SPSS
5 1 (1.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.33%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.33%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) DTS
2 1 (1.33%) Cognos Powerplay
2 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.33%) ReportNet
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Selenium
2 6 (8.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (8.00%) JIRA
3 2 (2.67%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.67%) FitNesse
3 2 (2.67%) RequisitePro
General
1 41 (54.67%) Banking
2 37 (49.33%) Retail Banking
3 36 (48.00%) Finance
4 6 (8.00%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.67%) Legal
6 3 (4.00%) Back Office
6 3 (4.00%) Marketing
7 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (54.67%) Analyst
2 27 (36.00%) Business Analyst
3 10 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 9 (12.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 8 (10.67%) Change Manager
6 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Payments Business Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Change Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.67%) Business Design Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) Change Project Manager
10 2 (2.67%) Senior Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.33%) J2EE
2 1 (1.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Open Source
2 4 (5.33%) SWIFT
2 4 (5.33%) APACS
3 3 (4.00%) PMI
3 3 (4.00%) Chip and PIN
3 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.67%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Windows
2 3 (4.00%) Android
3 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.33%) UNIX
4 1 (1.33%) AIX
4 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) E-Commerce
2 19 (25.33%) Business Analysis
3 17 (22.67%) Scrum
4 16 (21.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (16.00%) Project Management
6 9 (12.00%) Change Management
7 8 (10.67%) BDD
8 6 (8.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (8.00%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (8.00%) Business Process Mapping
8 6 (8.00%) Use Case
8 6 (8.00%) Test Management
8 6 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (8.00%) Migration
8 6 (8.00%) TDD
8 6 (8.00%) CRM
8 6 (8.00%) B2C
8 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.67%) UML
9 5 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.00%) Ruby
1 6 (8.00%) SQL
2 3 (4.00%) Java
3 2 (2.67%) VB
4 1 (1.33%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.33%) C
4 1 (1.33%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (9.33%) ATG
1 7 (9.33%) hybris
2 4 (5.33%) IBM
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.00%) Teradata
4 2 (2.67%) Google
4 2 (2.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) Cognos
5 1 (1.33%) VMware
5 1 (1.33%) Coremetrics
5 1 (1.33%) RedPrairie
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