The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 31 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.83% 1.51% -
As % of the General category 4.00% 5.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£456 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.38 £16.20 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-23.56% +1.25%
Retail
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

General Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
50 55 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 20.66% 27.64% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 47
Average daily rate £360 £340 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £508 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £21.23 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.66% +6.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Oxford region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Oxford region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (57.14%) PeopleSoft
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) RFID
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
1 1 (14.29%) Drupal
1 1 (14.29%) WordPress
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) RFID
1 1 (14.29%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Desktop Support
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (14.29%) CakePHP
1 1 (14.29%) OAuth
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Kinect
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Zend
3 1 (14.29%) Facebook