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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 51 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 17 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.40% 2.90% 2.67%
As % of the General category 5.56% 9.34% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 15
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.75%

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
306 289 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 43.28% 31.04% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 141 143
Median daily rate £400 £419 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.42% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £27.00 £35.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.14% -23.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £13.55 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £84.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
2 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Project Management
3 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
4 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.13%) Marketing
4 5 (16.13%) Degree
5 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (12.90%) MODAF
5 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Banking
5 4 (12.90%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
5 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
5 4 (12.90%) SOA
5 4 (12.90%) Smart Meter
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (12.90%) Data Analytics
5 4 (12.90%) Analytics
5 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
5 4 (12.90%) Power BI
6 3 (9.68%) Driving Licence
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
6 3 (9.68%) CRM

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 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) JBoss
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.23%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) BGP
1 1 (3.23%) Broadband
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) HSRP
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
1 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.23%) ICMP
1 1 (3.23%) MPLS
1 1 (3.23%) OSPF
1 1 (3.23%) SNMP
1 1 (3.23%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) Telnet
1 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.23%) Wireless
1 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
1 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Power BI
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) Hazelcast
4 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) OLTP
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.23%) Redis
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) JUnit
1 2 (6.45%) Selenium
1 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.23%) Gradle
2 1 (3.23%) Hudson
2 1 (3.23%) JBehave
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) JMeter
2 1 (3.23%) LoadUI
2 1 (3.23%) Maven
2 1 (3.23%) Mockito
2 1 (3.23%) NetBeans
2 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Marketing
3 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (9.68%) Billing
5 1 (3.23%) Back Office
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Sales Manager
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) EPoS Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) HTML5
2 1 (3.23%) iBATIS
2 1 (3.23%) Java EE
2 1 (3.23%) JMS
2 1 (3.23%) JSON
2 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (3.23%) LESS
2 1 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) RESTful
2 1 (3.23%) Sass
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.23%) Spring
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
1 4 (12.90%) Smart Meter
2 3 (9.68%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) FMCG
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.23%) EPoS
4 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Project Management
2 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) Analytics
3 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
3 4 (12.90%) Data Analytics
3 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
3 4 (12.90%) MODAF
3 4 (12.90%) SOA
3 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
3 4 (12.90%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (9.68%) CRM
4 3 (9.68%) Data Management
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
4 3 (9.68%) Process Management
5 2 (6.45%) Business Development
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C#
1 2 (6.45%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) CCNP
2 2 (6.45%) CIPD
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
3 1 (3.23%) F5
3 1 (3.23%) Juniper
3 1 (3.23%) SAP