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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 46 38 50
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing Retail 9 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.56% 2.35% 0.21%
As % of the General category 7.14% 9.17% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 0
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£368 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +4.51%
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
126 120 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 21.88% 25.59% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 86 72
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 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Average hourly rate £22.62 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £11.50 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £36.25 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 2 £400 -13.60% 2
Banbury -3 1 £360 +17.07% 1
Bicester - - - - 2
Thame - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 2
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (22.22%) PeopleSoft
2 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (11.11%) ISEB
4 2 (11.11%) EPoS
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.56%) SLA
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) ETL

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (5.56%) Commerce Server
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.56%) Joomla!
1 1 (5.56%) Drupal
1 1 (5.56%) WordPress
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) RFID
1 1 (5.56%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support
4 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Trainer
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Supply Chain Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Trainer
6 1 (5.56%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) Ajax
1 1 (5.56%) JSON
1 1 (5.56%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (5.56%) CakePHP
1 1 (5.56%) OAuth
1 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) EPoS
2 1 (5.56%) DTV
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Kinect
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) System Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Product Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.56%) Data Governance
5 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.56%) Android Development
5 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.56%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.56%) PHP
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) ATG
3 1 (5.56%) Zend
3 1 (5.56%) hybris
3 1 (5.56%) Facebook
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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