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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 44 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing Retail 19 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.71% 2.75% 2.61%
As % of the General category 6.76% 8.78% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 14
Median daily rate £450 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £332 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £598 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £414
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -45.17%

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
281 319 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 40.14% 31.37% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 147 116
Median daily rate £425 £405 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £227 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.85% +42.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +35.41%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 (41.18%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
3 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (17.65%) Oracle
5 6 (17.65%) Project Management
5 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
5 6 (17.65%) Degree
6 5 (14.71%) Performance Management
6 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
6 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.71%) Banking
6 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
6 5 (14.71%) SOA
6 5 (14.71%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (11.76%) Data Analytics
7 4 (11.76%) Analytics
7 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
7 4 (11.76%) Power BI
7 4 (11.76%) Driving Licence
7 4 (11.76%) Smart Meter
7 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
7 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (11.76%) MODAF
7 4 (11.76%) Marketing
8 3 (8.82%) CIPD
8 3 (8.82%) Billing

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 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.94%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) 3G
1 1 (2.94%) 4G
1 1 (2.94%) BGP
1 1 (2.94%) Broadband
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.94%) ICMP
1 1 (2.94%) MPLS
1 1 (2.94%) OSPF
1 1 (2.94%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (2.94%) SNMP
1 1 (2.94%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.94%) Telnet
1 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.94%) Wireless
1 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
1 1 (2.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Power BI
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) OLTP
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
1 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
1 1 (2.94%) JUnit
1 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.94%) MSI
1 1 (2.94%) Selenium
1 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
1 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 5 (14.71%) Banking
4 4 (11.76%) Marketing
5 3 (8.82%) Billing
6 2 (5.88%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.94%) Back Office
7 1 (2.94%) General Ledger
7 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Retail Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Sales Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Trainer
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous improvement Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Supply Chain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) JSON
2 1 (2.94%) REST
2 1 (2.94%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Driving Licence
1 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
1 4 (11.76%) Smart Meter
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) FMCG
3 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) EPoS
3 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (17.65%) Project Management
3 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
3 5 (14.71%) Performance Management
3 5 (14.71%) SOA
3 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
4 4 (11.76%) Analytics
4 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) Data Analytics
4 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 4 (11.76%) MODAF
4 4 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (8.82%) Coaching
5 3 (8.82%) CRM
5 3 (8.82%) Data Management
5 3 (8.82%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (8.82%) Process Management
6 2 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (5.88%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (2.94%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) CIPD
3 2 (5.88%) CCNP
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CCIP
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) IFRS
2 1 (2.94%) IFRS 9
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) F5
3 1 (2.94%) Juniper
3 1 (2.94%) SAP