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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 50 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing Retail 10 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.83% 3.19% 2.66%
As % of the General category 7.30% 11.24% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 7
Average daily rate £360 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.16% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £450 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £398
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +56.62%
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
137 178 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.05% 28.39% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 124 40
Average daily rate £420 £430 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +10.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 14
Average hourly rate £26.25 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £22.70 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 8 £350 -26.31% 2
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) OOD
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 2 (14.29%) QA
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (14.29%) Android
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (14.29%) Signal Processing
4 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (7.14%) ACCA
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) CIMA

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
1 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior E-Commerce Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Android Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior iOS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Android SDK
1 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
1 1 (7.14%) iOS SDK
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) OOD
4 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (14.29%) Signal Processing
4 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 1 (7.14%) Android Development
5 1 (7.14%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Hidden Markov Model
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Apple Swift
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ACCA
2 1 (7.14%) CIMA
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Google
1 1 (7.14%) Tableau
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
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