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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 11 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 35 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.58% 8.26% 10.96%
As % of the General category 17.68% 15.87% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 26
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £311 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £568 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.14% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £9.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.96 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.31% -57.50%
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
198 189 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 48.53% 52.07% 51.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 131 93
Average daily rate £450 £450 £454
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £349 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.35 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 22 £438 - 5
Corby - 1 - -
Retail
East Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 22 (33.85%) E-Commerce
2 19 (29.23%) Finance
3 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 12 (18.46%) hybris
6 10 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 10 (15.38%) Oracle
7 9 (13.85%) SQL
7 9 (13.85%) Java
7 9 (13.85%) Scrum
7 9 (13.85%) Marketing
8 8 (12.31%) Migration
8 8 (12.31%) Linux
8 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
8 8 (12.31%) B2C
8 8 (12.31%) Red Hat
8 8 (12.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (12.31%) Apache Solr
9 7 (10.77%) Apache
9 7 (10.77%) SAP
9 7 (10.77%) Web Services
9 7 (10.77%) Banking
9 7 (10.77%) Retail Banking
10 6 (9.23%) Time Management
10 6 (9.23%) Project Management
10 6 (9.23%) B2B
11 5 (7.69%) SOA
11 5 (7.69%) UNIX
11 5 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (7.69%) Use Case

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (12.31%) Apache Solr
2 7 (10.77%) Apache
3 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.62%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.08%) CMS
6 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.54%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP Retail
1 2 (3.08%) Magento
2 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.54%) Retail-J
2 1 (1.54%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.54%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.54%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) SMTP
1 4 (6.15%) FTP
1 4 (6.15%) HTTP
1 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.15%) DNS
1 4 (6.15%) HTTPS
2 3 (4.62%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) MySQL
1 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.54%) Big Data
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.62%) Subversion
2 3 (4.62%) Selenium
2 3 (4.62%) WebDriver
2 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.08%) JIRA
General
1 19 (29.23%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Marketing
3 7 (10.77%) Banking
3 7 (10.77%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.62%) Legal
5 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.54%) Front Office
6 1 (1.54%) Electronics
6 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Analyst
2 16 (24.62%) Project Manager
2 16 (24.62%) Business Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) Architect
4 6 (9.23%) Test Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Data Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Systems Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Support Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.08%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) Flash
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.54%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.54%) Spring
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (1.54%) RESTful
2 1 (1.54%) WebGL
2 1 (1.54%) REST
2 1 (1.54%) J2EE
2 1 (1.54%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Replication
2 3 (4.62%) New Media
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) EPoS
4 1 (1.54%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Linux
1 8 (12.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) E-Commerce
2 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 9 (13.85%) Scrum
5 8 (12.31%) Migration
5 8 (12.31%) B2C
5 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.23%) Project Management
6 6 (9.23%) Time Management
6 6 (9.23%) B2B
7 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (7.69%) Use Case
7 5 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.69%) SOA
8 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.15%) Load Testing
8 4 (6.15%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (6.15%) User Stories
8 4 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.15%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.85%) Java
1 9 (13.85%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) AWK
2 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.08%) VBA
4 1 (1.54%) C
4 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) ISEB
1 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.54%) vSphere
2 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Nagios
1 4 (6.15%) Puppet
1 4 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) hybris
2 10 (15.38%) Oracle
3 8 (12.31%) Red Hat
4 7 (10.77%) SAP
5 4 (6.15%) ATG
5 4 (6.15%) VMware
5 4 (6.15%) Cadence
6 3 (4.62%) Endeca
7 2 (3.08%) Citrix
7 2 (3.08%) RedPrairie
7 2 (3.08%) Demandware
7 2 (3.08%) IBM
8 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.54%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.54%) Apple
8 1 (1.54%) Remedy
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