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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 49 55 47
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Retail 32 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.14% 2.11% 2.76%
As % of the General category 8.53% 7.27% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 13
Median daily rate £450 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £341 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -33.33%
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
375 289 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 36.84% 29.10% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 113 156
Median daily rate £388 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% +12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £243 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Median hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.10% -7.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.76%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.56%) Finance
3 11 (19.30%) Windows
4 10 (17.54%) Telecoms
5 9 (15.79%) Project Management
6 8 (14.04%) Oracle
7 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
7 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
7 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.28%) Degree
8 6 (10.53%) Marketing
8 6 (10.53%) Smart Meter
8 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 6 (10.53%) CRM
9 5 (8.77%) Unix
9 5 (8.77%) ERP
9 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
9 5 (8.77%) ISEB
9 5 (8.77%) Advertising
9 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
9 5 (8.77%) Migration
9 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.77%) Oracle Retail
10 4 (7.02%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (7.02%) Billing
10 4 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (7.02%) B2B
10 4 (7.02%) SharePoint

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 4 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) MQSeries
2 2 (3.51%) MQSI
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
3 1 (1.75%) JBoss
3 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.75%) Node.js
3 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (7.02%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) MPLS
1 3 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (5.26%) VoIP
2 2 (3.51%) Broadband
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (3.51%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) FWSM
2 2 (3.51%) VLAN
3 1 (1.75%) Skype
3 1 (1.75%) SMS
3 1 (1.75%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Big Data
3 1 (1.75%) DB2
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) Power BI
3 1 (1.75%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) eggPlant
1 2 (3.51%) JIRA
1 2 (3.51%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) Maven
2 1 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.53%) Marketing
4 5 (8.77%) Advertising
5 4 (7.02%) Billing
6 3 (5.26%) Banking
6 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.51%) French Language
7 2 (3.51%) German Language
8 1 (1.75%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.75%) Legal
8 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.75%) Russian Language
8 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Architect
2 7 (12.28%) Analyst
2 7 (12.28%) Business Analyst
3 5 (8.77%) Integration Architect
3 5 (8.77%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Account Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Mac Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 3 (5.26%) Deskside Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Deskside Technician
5 3 (5.26%) Dynamics AX Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Mac Technician
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) COM
2 2 (3.51%) CSS
2 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.51%) Spring
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Commons
3 1 (1.75%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.75%) Grails
3 1 (1.75%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.75%) jQuery
3 1 (1.75%) JSON
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) REST
3 1 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.75%) SOAP
3 1 (1.75%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Smart Meter
2 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 3 (5.26%) FMCG
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Data Conversion
3 2 (3.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.51%) EPoS
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.51%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.75%) IVR
4 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.75%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Unix
3 2 (3.51%) Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.79%) Project Management
2 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.53%) CRM
3 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
4 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (8.77%) ERP
4 5 (8.77%) Migration
4 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
5 4 (7.02%) B2B
5 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (5.26%) Change Management
6 3 (5.26%) Logistics
6 3 (5.26%) Presales
6 3 (5.26%) Resource Management
6 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) C#
3 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) R
3 1 (1.75%) Ruby
3 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) ISEB
3 3 (5.26%) ACMT
4 2 (3.51%) CCNP
4 2 (3.51%) CCSA
4 2 (3.51%) CCSE
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.75%) APMP
5 1 (1.75%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.04%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) Apple
4 2 (3.51%) Blue Coat
4 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco
4 2 (3.51%) F5
4 2 (3.51%) RedPrairie
4 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.51%) SAP
4 2 (3.51%) Siebel
5 1 (1.75%) Adobe
5 1 (1.75%) ATG
5 1 (1.75%) hybris
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) Remedy
5 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.75%) VMware
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