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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 43 19 31
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +12
Contract jobs citing Retail 3 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.79% 5.35% 1.69%
As % of the General category 3.75% 28.89% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -18.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +33.33%
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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
80 45 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 21.11% 18.52% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 25 46
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £388 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 1 May 2015.

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 29 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 14 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Product Management
4 4 (28.57%) Web Analytics
4 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (28.57%) Marketing
4 4 (28.57%) Games
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) ISEB
4 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 4 (28.57%) CRM
4 4 (28.57%) Analytics
4 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 2 (14.29%) B2C
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) Alfresco
6 1 (7.14%) CMS

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (7.14%) Alfresco
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
General
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing
1 4 (28.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Lead Business Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Product Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Product Management
4 4 (28.57%) Web Analytics
4 4 (28.57%) CRM
4 4 (28.57%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) B2C
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
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