The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 47 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 17 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.15% 1.50% 1.01%
As % of the General category 6.07% 3.89% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
Median daily rate £413 £431 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -13.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £17.50 £14.45
% change year-on-year
+208.57% +21.14%
Retail
Berkshire

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

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
280 360 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 35.49% 38.67% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 164 96
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £206 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 7
Median hourly rate £19.61 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.07% -26.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Retail.

1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Project Management
3 8 (16.67%) Oracle
3 8 (16.67%) Smart Meter
4 7 (14.58%) CRM
5 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 6 (12.50%) Windows
5 6 (12.50%) Migration
5 6 (12.50%) Logistics
5 6 (12.50%) FMCG
5 6 (12.50%) Oracle Retail
6 5 (10.42%) Service Design
6 5 (10.42%) Banking
6 5 (10.42%) Advertising
6 5 (10.42%) Marketing
6 5 (10.42%) Change Management
6 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.33%) B2B
7 4 (8.33%) SQL
7 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.33%) Billing
7 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
7 4 (8.33%) Big Data
7 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
7 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (6.25%) JIRA

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.17%) MQSeries
1 2 (4.17%) MQSI
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.08%) JBoss
2 1 (2.08%) SAS
2 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) VLAN
2 2 (4.17%) Broadband
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) FWSM
2 2 (4.17%) ZigBee
3 1 (2.08%) MPLS
3 1 (2.08%) Skype
3 1 (2.08%) VoIP
3 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Big Data
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.17%) GIS
4 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (2.08%) Power BI
4 1 (2.08%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.08%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Advertising
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
2 5 (10.42%) Marketing
3 4 (8.33%) Billing
3 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.08%) French Language
5 1 (2.08%) Games
5 1 (2.08%) German Language
5 1 (2.08%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Architect
2 8 (16.67%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Account Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Integration Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Service Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Smart Metering Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Developer
7 2 (4.17%) IP Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) IP Security Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Retail Business Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Service Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Middleware
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.08%) COM
3 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.08%) Spring
3 1 (2.08%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Smart Meter
2 6 (12.50%) FMCG
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.17%) Data Conversion
4 2 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.08%) IVR
5 1 (2.08%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.08%) Social Media
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.08%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Project Management
2 7 (14.58%) CRM
3 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 6 (12.50%) Logistics
3 6 (12.50%) Migration
4 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.42%) Change Management
4 5 (10.42%) Service Design
5 4 (8.33%) B2B
5 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.25%) Case Management
6 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.25%) Requirements Management
6 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.25%) V-Model
6 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) Apple Swift
2 1 (2.08%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
2 1 (2.08%) R
2 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (4.17%) CCNP
2 2 (4.17%) CCSA
2 2 (4.17%) CCSE
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) IBM
3 3 (6.25%) SAP
4 2 (4.17%) Blue Coat
4 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco
4 2 (4.17%) ESRI
4 2 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (2.08%) ATG
5 1 (2.08%) RedPrairie
5 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.08%) Siebel
5 1 (2.08%) Sitecore