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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 18 24 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing Retail 19 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.33% 5.37% 11.38%
As % of the General category 17.92% 10.95% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 27
Average daily rate £400 £419 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -16.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £26.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +77.05%
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
106 210 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 35.33% 49.07% 54.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 148 113
Average daily rate £400 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £303 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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
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 11 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 12 £400 -5.88% 9
Corby - 2 £413 -
Retail
East Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 13 (28.89%) Logistics
2 12 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 11 (24.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 10 (22.22%) PMP
4 10 (22.22%) PMI Certification
5 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (15.56%) Retail Banking
6 7 (15.56%) Banking
7 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
7 6 (13.33%) Web Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
7 6 (13.33%) ISEB
8 5 (11.11%) Information Architecture
8 5 (11.11%) PCI DSS
8 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.11%) User Experience
9 4 (8.89%) Test Planning
9 4 (8.89%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (8.89%) Web Design
9 4 (8.89%) Online Banking
9 4 (8.89%) hybris
9 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.89%) Finance
9 4 (8.89%) Photoshop
10 3 (6.67%) Java
10 3 (6.67%) Oracle
10 3 (6.67%) SAP
10 3 (6.67%) JDA
10 3 (6.67%) Mentoring

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) Commerce Server
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (8.89%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
1 1 (2.22%) Retail-J
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (15.56%) Banking
1 7 (15.56%) Retail Banking
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Analyst
1 13 (28.89%) Project Manager
2 12 (26.67%) IT Manager
2 12 (26.67%) IT Project Manager
3 10 (22.22%) Supply Chain Manager
3 10 (22.22%) Supply Chain Project Manager
4 8 (17.78%) Test Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Web Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Web Test Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Designer
5 6 (13.33%) Manual Test Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Software Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.11%) UX Designer
7 4 (8.89%) Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
1 2 (4.44%) J2EE
1 2 (4.44%) Spring
1 2 (4.44%) Struts
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) User Experience
2 4 (8.89%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (2.22%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Android
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
1 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Unix
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Logistics
2 12 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 10 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Web Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.11%) Information Architecture
7 4 (8.89%) Test Planning
7 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.89%) Web Design
8 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.44%) B2B
9 2 (4.44%) B2C
9 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.44%) ERP
9 2 (4.44%) Re-Platforming
9 2 (4.44%) Scrum
9 2 (4.44%) SOA
9 2 (4.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) AWK
2 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.22%) Ruby
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (22.22%) PMI Certification
2 10 (22.22%) PMP
3 6 (13.33%) ISEB
3 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) hybris
2 3 (6.67%) JDA
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) SAP
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) RedPrairie
4 1 (2.22%) Apple
4 1 (2.22%) ATG
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) Talend
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