The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 34 37 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing Retail 21 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.57% 2.66% 0.44%
As % of the General category 13.82% 10.43% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 1
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£331 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.69% +9.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -8.57%
Retail
South East

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

General Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
152 115 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.85% 25.50% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 80 68
Average daily rate £400 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £152 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 9
Average hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.70 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £39.75 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
Oxford +2 11 £325 -29.80% 2
Bicester +2 1 - - 1
Thame - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 12 (44.44%) Business Analysis
3 11 (40.74%) Project Management
3 11 (40.74%) Migration
4 9 (33.33%) Data Integration
5 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (22.22%) Business Process Mapping
7 5 (18.52%) Test Planning
7 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (18.52%) Change Management
7 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
8 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
8 4 (14.81%) Banking
9 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
9 3 (11.11%) Degree
9 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (11.11%) C
9 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
10 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (7.41%) Marketing
10 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
10 2 (7.41%) Coaching
10 2 (7.41%) CRM
10 2 (7.41%) ISEB
10 2 (7.41%) EPoS
11 1 (3.70%) Data Management
11 1 (3.70%) Subversion
11 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) Joomla!
1 1 (3.70%) Drupal
1 1 (3.70%) Commerce Server
1 1 (3.70%) Node.js
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) NFC
1 1 (3.70%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) French Language
5 1 (3.70%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
5 1 (3.70%) Electronics
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Analyst
2 16 (59.26%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) IT Trainer
5 1 (3.70%) Change Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Trainer
5 1 (3.70%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Supply Chain Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) JSON
1 1 (3.70%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (3.70%) CakePHP
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
1 1 (3.70%) REST
1 1 (3.70%) OAuth
1 1 (3.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) EPoS
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) DTV
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 11 (40.74%) Project Management
2 11 (40.74%) Migration
3 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (22.22%) Business Process Mapping
5 5 (18.52%) Test Planning
5 5 (18.52%) Change Management
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.41%) Coaching
8 2 (7.41%) CRM
9 1 (3.70%) Data Management
9 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
9 1 (3.70%) Logistics
9 1 (3.70%) Supply Chain Management
9 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) C
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) ATG
1 1 (3.70%) Zend
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
1 1 (3.70%) SAP
1 1 (3.70%) IBM
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.70%) Facebook
1 1 (3.70%) hybris
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