The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 38 33 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +32
Contract jobs citing Retail 35 38 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.26% 4.92% 1.19%
As % of the General category 8.58% 11.48% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 6
Average daily rate £475 £300 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £403 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £386
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
408 331 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 37.99% 42.88% 39.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 121 123
Average daily rate £375 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £160 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £442 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 26 13
Average hourly rate £26.13 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.16% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £13.50 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.08 £30.05 £23.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Retail
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 14 (23.73%) Oracle
1 14 (23.73%) Marketing
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.64%) E-Commerce
4 10 (16.95%) CRM
5 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
6 8 (13.56%) SQL
6 8 (13.56%) Back Office
6 8 (13.56%) Finance
7 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
7 7 (11.86%) Project Management
7 7 (11.86%) Billing
8 6 (10.17%) Degree
8 6 (10.17%) Games
9 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
9 5 (8.47%) ITIL
9 5 (8.47%) Windows
9 5 (8.47%) Broadband
9 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.47%) Cisco
9 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.47%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (8.47%) Analytics
10 4 (6.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (6.78%) Business Transformation
10 4 (6.78%) Logistics
10 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.78%) TOGAF
10 4 (6.78%) Juniper
10 4 (6.78%) Java

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle BRM
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.69%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.69%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.69%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Broadband
2 4 (6.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (5.08%) DNS
4 2 (3.39%) Intranet
4 2 (3.39%) Firewall
5 1 (1.69%) IPsec
5 1 (1.69%) Internet
5 1 (1.69%) MPLS
5 1 (1.69%) OSPF
5 1 (1.69%) BGP
5 1 (1.69%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.69%) IGRP
5 1 (1.69%) ATM
5 1 (1.69%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.69%) SAN
5 1 (1.69%) LAN
5 1 (1.69%) WAN
5 1 (1.69%) SMTP
5 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.08%) DB2
1 3 (5.08%) MS Access
2 2 (3.39%) MySQL
2 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) DataStage
3 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SoapUI
1 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.39%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.69%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) MSBuild
General
1 14 (23.73%) Marketing
2 8 (13.56%) Back Office
2 8 (13.56%) Finance
3 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
3 7 (11.86%) Billing
4 6 (10.17%) Games
5 3 (5.08%) Electronics
5 3 (5.08%) Banking
5 3 (5.08%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Law
6 1 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (16.95%) Analyst
2 8 (13.56%) Architect
3 6 (10.17%) Programme Manager
4 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Business Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) IP Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.39%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Sales Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) HTML
1 3 (5.08%) .NET
1 3 (5.08%) XML
1 3 (5.08%) WebCenter
2 2 (3.39%) jQuery
2 2 (3.39%) Spring
2 2 (3.39%) CSS
2 2 (3.39%) Web Services
2 2 (3.39%) Middleware
2 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.69%) J2EE
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.69%) JSP
3 1 (1.69%) SOAP
3 1 (1.69%) Struts
3 1 (1.69%) XSL
3 1 (1.69%) Java SE
3 1 (1.69%) Java EE
3 1 (1.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.39%) Xbox
3 1 (1.69%) Replication
3 1 (1.69%) PMI
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.69%) CMDB
3 1 (1.69%) FMCG
3 1 (1.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) UNIX
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) E-Commerce
2 10 (16.95%) CRM
3 7 (11.86%) Project Management
4 5 (8.47%) ITIL
4 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.47%) Analytics
5 4 (6.78%) Business Transformation
5 4 (6.78%) Logistics
5 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis
5 4 (6.78%) TOGAF
5 4 (6.78%) Validation
5 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.78%) Service Management
6 3 (5.08%) Benchmarking
6 3 (5.08%) ERP
6 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.08%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.08%) Customer Insight
7 2 (3.39%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) Java
3 2 (3.39%) C#
3 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.69%) Perl
4 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
1 2 (3.39%) COBIT
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) KVM
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Puppet
1 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Oracle
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.47%) Cisco
4 4 (6.78%) Juniper
5 2 (3.39%) F5
5 2 (3.39%) Endeca
5 2 (3.39%) Siebel
5 2 (3.39%) HP
5 2 (3.39%) IBM
5 2 (3.39%) SAP
5 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.69%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.69%) VMware
6 1 (1.69%) ATG
6 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.69%) Dell
6 1 (1.69%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.69%) Nokia
6 1 (1.69%) JD Edwards
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