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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 24 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail 27 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.47% 8.42% 7.96%
As % of the General category 14.75% 18.25% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 13
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£425 £500 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +81.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £545 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £13.87 £6.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +113.38%
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
183 126 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 43.88% 46.15% 57.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 75 88
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 11
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £19.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -10 16 £401 -19.90% 3
Retail
East Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (52.73%) Finance
2 25 (45.45%) Banking
2 25 (45.45%) Retail Banking
3 18 (32.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 9 (16.36%) Change Management
6 8 (14.55%) Windows
6 8 (14.55%) IBM
7 7 (12.73%) SQL
8 6 (10.91%) WAN
8 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
8 6 (10.91%) Business Process Improvement
9 5 (9.09%) Process Improvement
9 5 (9.09%) Business Transformation
9 5 (9.09%) Credit Risk
9 5 (9.09%) Logistics
9 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
10 4 (7.27%) Project Management
10 4 (7.27%) Cisco
10 4 (7.27%) Six Sigma
10 4 (7.27%) SOA
10 4 (7.27%) ATM
10 4 (7.27%) LAN
10 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
10 4 (7.27%) ITIL
10 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
10 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.27%) VisionPLUS
10 4 (7.27%) GAP Analysis

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (3.64%) Apache
1 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.82%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Retail
2 1 (1.82%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.82%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.82%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) WAN
2 4 (7.27%) ATM
2 4 (7.27%) LAN
2 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.64%) Network Security
4 2 (3.64%) Firewall
5 1 (1.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) RSpec
2 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
General
1 29 (52.73%) Finance
2 25 (45.45%) Banking
2 25 (45.45%) Retail Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Analyst
2 19 (34.55%) Business Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Programme Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Process Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) PMO Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Process Improvement Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Server Support
6 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Risk Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) OLE
3 1 (1.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Credit Risk
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) AS400
3 2 (3.64%) iSeries
4 1 (1.82%) Open Source
4 1 (1.82%) iPad
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) EMV
4 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
2 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
2 3 (5.45%) UNIX
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) CentOS
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 9 (16.36%) Change Management
4 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
4 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
4 6 (10.91%) Business Process Improvement
5 5 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 5 (9.09%) Business Transformation
5 5 (9.09%) Logistics
6 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.27%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (7.27%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (7.27%) BPMN
6 4 (7.27%) ITIL
6 4 (7.27%) Six Sigma
6 4 (7.27%) Project Management
6 4 (7.27%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (7.27%) SOA
6 4 (7.27%) Predictive Modelling
7 3 (5.45%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) VBA
3 1 (1.82%) VB
3 1 (1.82%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) ISEB
1 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
1 1 (1.82%) IIBA
1 1 (1.82%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
1 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.82%) QA
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.64%) Firmware
4 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) SCCM
1 2 (3.64%) SCOM
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (3.64%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) IBM
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco
3 3 (5.45%) SAP
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.64%) Citrix
4 2 (3.64%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.82%) JDA
5 1 (1.82%) Google
5 1 (1.82%) hybris
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
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