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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 30 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Retail 11 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.26% 2.53% 0.49%
As % of the General category 11.22% 15.63% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
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£325 £463 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.80% +42.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £388 £381
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +1.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £11.75
% change year-on-year
-18.51% +14.89%
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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
98 32 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 29.08% 16.16% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 16 40
Average daily rate £355 £463 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.32% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £310 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £463 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.23 £32.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.67% +91.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.89 £28.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £36.50 £18.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Migration
3 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (42.86%) Data Integration
4 6 (42.86%) Project Management
5 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Change Management
6 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (21.43%) Banking
7 3 (21.43%) C
7 3 (21.43%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 1 (7.14%) Back Office
9 1 (7.14%) MVC
9 1 (7.14%) Subversion
9 1 (7.14%) Logistics
9 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Management
9 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (7.14%) CMS
9 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
9 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (7.14%) SLA
9 1 (7.14%) ISEB
9 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
9 1 (7.14%) RFID
9 1 (7.14%) HTML

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Joomla!
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
1 1 (7.14%) WordPress
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) RFID
1 1 (7.14%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.14%) French Language
3 1 (7.14%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Ajax
1 1 (7.14%) JSON
1 1 (7.14%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (7.14%) CakePHP
1 1 (7.14%) OAuth
1 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Integration
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Kinect
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Migration
2 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Change Management
5 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
6 3 (21.43%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
8 1 (7.14%) ITIL
8 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 1 (7.14%) OO
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.14%) Logistics
8 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Management
8 1 (7.14%) MVC
8 1 (7.14%) Web Development
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Zend
1 1 (7.14%) Facebook
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