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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 11 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Retail 35 44 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.93% 12.43% 11.92%
As % of the General category 17.95% 24.18% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 26
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£450 £450 £476
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £255 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.56 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.89 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+22.39% -49.49%
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
195 182 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 49.74% 51.41% 53.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 130 88
Average daily rate £450 £450 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £346 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.35 £11.03 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.22% -63.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -2 26 £450 +5.88% 6
Retail
East Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (37.50%) Finance
2 20 (27.78%) E-Commerce
3 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (23.61%) Banking
4 17 (23.61%) Retail Banking
5 14 (19.44%) Linux
5 14 (19.44%) hybris
6 13 (18.06%) Configuration Management
6 13 (18.06%) Marketing
6 13 (18.06%) PCI DSS
7 12 (16.67%) Scrum
7 12 (16.67%) Java
7 12 (16.67%) Oracle
7 12 (16.67%) SQL
8 11 (15.28%) UNIX
8 11 (15.28%) Apache
8 11 (15.28%) B2C
8 11 (15.28%) Red Hat
8 11 (15.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (15.28%) Apache Solr
9 9 (12.50%) B2B
9 9 (12.50%) Migration
10 7 (9.72%) AWK
10 7 (9.72%) Endeca
10 7 (9.72%) PL/SQL
11 6 (8.33%) Project Management
11 6 (8.33%) Time Management
11 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 6 (8.33%) Opscode Chef

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 11 (15.28%) Apache
1 11 (15.28%) Apache Solr
2 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.39%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP Retail
1 2 (2.78%) Magento
2 1 (1.39%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.39%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.39%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) SMTP
1 4 (5.56%) FTP
1 4 (5.56%) HTTP
1 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.56%) DNS
1 4 (5.56%) HTTPS
2 3 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) MySQL
1 4 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.39%) Big Data
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Subversion
1 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.17%) WebDriver
2 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.17%) Selenium
3 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.78%) JIRA
3 2 (2.78%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.39%) Ant
4 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.39%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.39%) TestDirector
General
1 27 (37.50%) Finance
2 17 (23.61%) Banking
2 17 (23.61%) Retail Banking
3 13 (18.06%) Marketing
4 3 (4.17%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Analyst
2 19 (26.39%) Business Analyst
3 16 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 10 (13.89%) Architect
5 4 (5.56%) Data Manager
5 4 (5.56%) Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle Architect
6 3 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.78%) Integration Architect
7 2 (2.78%) Test Manager
7 2 (2.78%) Test Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Data Architect
7 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (1.39%) Flash
2 1 (1.39%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (1.39%) RESTful
2 1 (1.39%) WebGL
2 1 (1.39%) REST
2 1 (1.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Replication
3 3 (4.17%) New Media
4 2 (2.78%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.44%) Linux
2 11 (15.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (15.28%) UNIX
3 3 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) E-Commerce
2 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.06%) Configuration Management
4 12 (16.67%) Scrum
5 11 (15.28%) B2C
6 9 (12.50%) Migration
6 9 (12.50%) B2B
7 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.33%) Project Management
7 6 (8.33%) Time Management
7 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (6.94%) Use Case
8 5 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.56%) Load Testing
9 4 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (5.56%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.56%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.67%) Java
1 12 (16.67%) SQL
2 7 (9.72%) AWK
2 7 (9.72%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.78%) VBA
4 1 (1.39%) C
4 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) ISEB
2 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.06%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.39%) vSphere
2 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.56%) Puppet
2 4 (5.56%) Nagios
3 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) hybris
2 12 (16.67%) Oracle
3 11 (15.28%) Red Hat
4 7 (9.72%) Endeca
5 4 (5.56%) VMware
5 4 (5.56%) Cadence
6 3 (4.17%) Citrix
6 3 (4.17%) ATG
6 3 (4.17%) SAP
7 2 (2.78%) RedPrairie
7 2 (2.78%) Demandware
8 1 (1.39%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.39%) IBM
8 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.39%) Remedy
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
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