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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 18 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.33% 2.70% 4.21%
As % of the General category 11.11% 10.34% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £388 £381
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +1.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £11.75
% change year-on-year
-18.51% +14.89%
Retail
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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
27 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 20.93% 26.13% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 2
Average daily rate £400 £588 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.91% +38.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 21 October 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Fit Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) PMO Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior PMO Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Fit Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco