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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 45 53 62
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing Retail 26 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.98% 1.54% 1.08%
As % of the General category 7.83% 4.04% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 2
Median daily rate £425 £475 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £318 £508
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £560 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+134.37% -48.38%
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
332 322 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 38.03% 38.06% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 134 99
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
- +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 8
Median hourly rate £19.61 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.07% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £10.75 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.60 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) Project Management
3 9 (16.36%) Windows
3 9 (16.36%) Smart Meter
4 8 (14.55%) Oracle
5 7 (12.73%) CRM
5 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
5 7 (12.73%) Migration
6 6 (10.91%) Oracle Retail
6 6 (10.91%) Logistics
6 6 (10.91%) Marketing
6 6 (10.91%) FMCG
7 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
7 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 5 (9.09%) SQL
7 5 (9.09%) Change Management
7 5 (9.09%) Advertising
7 5 (9.09%) Service Design
8 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.27%) Banking
8 4 (7.27%) Billing
8 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
8 4 (7.27%) MS Office
8 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.27%) Unix
8 4 (7.27%) B2B
8 4 (7.27%) Data Modelling

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 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (3.64%) MQSeries
1 2 (3.64%) MQSI
1 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) JBoss
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (5.45%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) VLAN
2 2 (3.64%) Broadband
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) FWSM
2 2 (3.64%) MPLS
2 2 (3.64%) VoIP
2 2 (3.64%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.82%) Skype
3 1 (1.82%) SMS
3 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) Big Data
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.64%) GIS
3 1 (1.82%) DB2
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) Power BI
3 1 (1.82%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.82%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.82%) eggPlant
2 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.82%) Maven
2 1 (1.82%) Selenium
2 1 (1.82%) TestComplete
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.91%) Marketing
4 5 (9.09%) Advertising
5 4 (7.27%) Banking
5 4 (7.27%) Billing
6 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.82%) French Language
7 1 (1.82%) Games
7 1 (1.82%) German Language
7 1 (1.82%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.82%) Legal
7 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Architect
2 8 (14.55%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Account Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Integration Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Service Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Smart Metering Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Retail Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Service Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Middleware
2 2 (3.64%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.64%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (3.64%) Spring
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Commons
3 1 (1.82%) COM
3 1 (1.82%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.82%) Grails
3 1 (1.82%) jQuery
3 1 (1.82%) JSON
3 1 (1.82%) Node.js
3 1 (1.82%) REST
3 1 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.82%) SOAP
3 1 (1.82%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Smart Meter
2 6 (10.91%) FMCG
3 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.45%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.64%) Data Conversion
5 2 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.82%) EPoS
6 1 (1.82%) IVR
6 1 (1.82%) Social Media
6 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.82%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Unix
3 3 (5.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Project Management
2 7 (12.73%) CRM
2 7 (12.73%) Migration
3 6 (10.91%) Logistics
4 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.09%) Change Management
4 5 (9.09%) Service Design
5 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.27%) B2B
5 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) Data Modelling
5 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.45%) ERP
6 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.45%) Requirements Management
6 3 (5.45%) Resource Management
6 3 (5.45%) Software Testing
6 3 (5.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
3 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.82%) R
3 1 (1.82%) Ruby
3 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
1 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
1 3 (5.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (3.64%) CCNP
2 2 (3.64%) CCSA
2 2 (3.64%) CCSE
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ACMT
3 1 (1.82%) APMP
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) IBM
3 3 (5.45%) SAP
4 2 (3.64%) ATG
4 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
4 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco
4 2 (3.64%) ESRI
4 2 (3.64%) F5
5 1 (1.82%) Apple
5 1 (1.82%) hybris
5 1 (1.82%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.82%) Remedy
5 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.82%) Siebel
5 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.82%) VMware