The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 16 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.35% 1.08% 4.17%
As % of the General category 23.81% 14.29% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£410 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -29.41%
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 £22.00 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-30.15% +40.00%
Retail
Hampshire

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

General Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 18.26% 7.53% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 14
Average daily rate £400 £475 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +21.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £351 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £600 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.88%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) hybris
3 3 (27.27%) Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) B2C
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) JSP
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) B2B
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) User Experience
5 1 (9.09%) DataStax
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) RedPrairie
5 1 (9.09%) Acronis
5 1 (9.09%) RavenDB
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) RavenDB
2 1 (9.09%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
1 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Hybris Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Management Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) J2EE
1 2 (18.18%) JSP
1 2 (18.18%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (9.09%) MSMQ
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) B2C
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) B2B
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Content Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
5 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) hybris
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Endeca
3 1 (9.09%) RedPrairie
3 1 (9.09%) Acronis