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 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank - 26 26
Contract jobs citing Retail 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.90% 1.96%
As % of the General category - 4.65% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
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- £456 £432
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £396
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.42 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+32.85% -57.17%
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
84 43 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 22.76% 19.37% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 34 35
Average daily rate £430 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £563 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.83 £21.23 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.74% +28.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

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
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 27 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Games
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (16.67%) Statistics
3 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (8.33%) Alfresco
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Moodle
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) CMS
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Alfresco
1 1 (8.33%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Dynamics NAV
General
1 3 (25.00%) Games
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Games Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Designer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Navision Support
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Games Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Navision Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Video Game Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Designer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Designer
4 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Statistics
1 2 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft