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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 57 64 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -36
Contract jobs citing Retail 12 10 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.41% 1.05% 5.25%
As % of the General category 3.72% 3.53% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 20
Average daily rate
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£475 £538 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +38.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £508 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £568 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 16
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-48.80% +13.63%
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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 Reading region.

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
323 283 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 38.00% 29.82% 36.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 99 122
Average daily rate £388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 17
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -37.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £21.25 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Legal
2 6 (15.79%) TOGAF
3 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.16%) HTML
3 5 (13.16%) Java
3 5 (13.16%) .NET
4 4 (10.53%) C#
4 4 (10.53%) CSS
4 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.53%) TDD
4 4 (10.53%) RedPrairie
4 4 (10.53%) BDD
5 3 (7.89%) CSS3
5 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (7.89%) HTML5
5 3 (7.89%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.89%) MVC
5 3 (7.89%) Marketing
5 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.89%) Degree
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Adobe
5 3 (7.89%) MS Excel

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.26%) InDesign
2 2 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.63%) Fredhopper
1 1 (2.63%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) VoIP
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
1 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) DB2
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) SSDT
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.26%) Selenium
2 2 (5.26%) TestComplete
3 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.63%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.63%) NuGet
3 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
1 6 (15.79%) Legal
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Lead Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Junior
7 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Build Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Domain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) HTML
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) CSS
3 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.89%) HTML5
3 3 (7.89%) CSS3
3 3 (7.89%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.26%) Sass
4 2 (5.26%) LESS
4 2 (5.26%) Backbone.js
4 2 (5.26%) SOAP
4 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (2.63%) Mason
5 1 (2.63%) RESTful
5 1 (2.63%) Visualforce
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.63%) EJB
5 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Social Network
2 2 (5.26%) FMCG
3 1 (2.63%) iSeries
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) EPoS
3 1 (2.63%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
2 6 (15.79%) TOGAF
3 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.53%) TDD
4 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.53%) BDD
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) MVC
6 2 (5.26%) Change Management
6 2 (5.26%) OO
6 2 (5.26%) RUP
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) MODAF
6 2 (5.26%) Release Management
6 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.26%) High Availability
6 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.16%) Java
3 4 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
1 1 (2.63%) SCOM
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) RedPrairie
3 3 (7.89%) Adobe
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Google
4 2 (5.26%) Facebook
4 2 (5.26%) Twitter
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Coremetrics
5 1 (2.63%) Eloqua
5 1 (2.63%) Siebel
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) EMC
5 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) Endeca
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