The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 56 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing Retail 289 375 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.13% 4.31% 3.63%
As % of the General category 9.31% 11.72% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 208 233
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 8
Average hourly rate £14.45 £30.25 £12.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.24% +143.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £12.95 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £38.25 £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +4.51%
Retail
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3103 3199 3824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.56% 36.76% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1688 1645 1610
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 103 126
Average hourly rate £19.00 £33.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.28% +34.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.97 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the South East region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the South East region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Retail
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Retail Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Retail
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +11 94 £400 +2.43% 11
Berkshire -23 80 £375 - 43
Hampshire -24 41 £425 +4.16% 30
Surrey -26 23 £425 +6.25% 26
East Sussex -2 14 £350 -7.89% 2
West Sussex +9 9 £288 -28.00% 1
Oxfordshire -8 9 £368 +3.52% 14
Kent -4 7 £388 +5.08% 9
Middlesex -2 2 £400 +28.00%
Sussex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 148 (23.83%) Finance
2 124 (19.97%) E-Commerce
3 92 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (14.01%) Project Management
5 82 (13.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 63 (10.14%) PRINCE2
7 58 (9.34%) Banking
8 48 (7.73%) Business Analysis
9 45 (7.25%) Marketing
9 45 (7.25%) ITIL
9 45 (7.25%) CRM
10 44 (7.09%) HTML
11 43 (6.92%) Java
12 42 (6.76%) Oracle
12 42 (6.76%) Microsoft
12 42 (6.76%) Telecoms
13 41 (6.60%) Migration
14 40 (6.44%) Windows
15 38 (6.12%) Retail Banking
16 36 (5.80%) CSS
17 35 (5.64%) UNIX
18 33 (5.31%) SAP
18 33 (5.31%) WebSphere
19 32 (5.15%) Linux
19 32 (5.15%) EPoS
19 32 (5.15%) Mobile App
19 32 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (4.83%) MS Excel
21 29 (4.67%) Change Management
22 27 (4.35%) FMCG

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 33 (5.31%) WebSphere
2 15 (2.42%) CMS
3 11 (1.77%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.29%) IBM Notes
5 7 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (0.64%) CICS
6 4 (0.64%) Commerce Server
6 4 (0.64%) Magnolia
7 3 (0.48%) SAS
7 3 (0.48%) Node.js
7 3 (0.48%) FileNet
7 3 (0.48%) Drupal
7 3 (0.48%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.48%) IIS
8 2 (0.32%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.32%) Apache
8 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.32%) Confluence
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.54%) MS Office
3 13 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.61%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.61%) MS Project
5 8 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.32%) Vectorworks
7 2 (0.32%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (1.13%) SAP Retail
1 7 (1.13%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.64%) JDE OneWorld
5 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.32%) CA Clarity
6 2 (0.32%) Magento
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.16%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.45%) SaaS
2 4 (0.64%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.48%) Office 365
4 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.16%) GitHub
5 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.29%) Internet
2 7 (1.13%) Wireless
3 6 (0.97%) Broadband
3 6 (0.97%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.97%) Firewall
3 6 (0.97%) 4G
4 5 (0.81%) Network Security
4 5 (0.81%) LTE
4 5 (0.81%) DNS
4 5 (0.81%) HTTP
4 5 (0.81%) LAN
4 5 (0.81%) WAN
5 4 (0.64%) SMTP
5 4 (0.64%) SAN
5 4 (0.64%) BGP
5 4 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (0.64%) FWSM
5 4 (0.64%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.48%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.77%) DB2
2 10 (1.61%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.13%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.48%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.48%) MySQL
6 2 (0.32%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.16%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.16%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.16%) OLTP
7 1 (0.16%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (1.61%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.45%) JIRA
3 8 (1.29%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.13%) Subversion
5 5 (0.81%) Ant
5 5 (0.81%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.81%) Axure RP
6 4 (0.64%) TestDirector
6 4 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.48%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.48%) Flash Builder
7 3 (0.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (0.48%) WiX
7 3 (0.48%) Hudson
8 2 (0.32%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.32%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.32%) Selenium
8 2 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.32%) LoadRunner
General
1 148 (23.83%) Finance
2 58 (9.34%) Banking
3 45 (7.25%) Marketing
4 42 (6.76%) Telecoms
5 38 (6.12%) Retail Banking
6 22 (3.54%) Back Office
6 22 (3.54%) Legal
7 21 (3.38%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.25%) Billing
9 11 (1.77%) Aerospace
10 10 (1.61%) Automotive
11 7 (1.13%) Electronics
11 7 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.97%) Games
12 6 (0.97%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.81%) German Language
14 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.16%) Military
15 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (20.77%) Analyst
2 121 (19.48%) Project Manager
3 85 (13.69%) Business Analyst
4 64 (10.31%) Architect
5 63 (10.14%) Developer
6 35 (5.64%) Solutions Architect
7 27 (4.35%) Consultant
8 22 (3.54%) Designer
9 20 (3.22%) Programme Manager
10 14 (2.25%) Coordinator
11 13 (2.09%) Service Manager
12 11 (1.77%) Technical Architect
12 11 (1.77%) Test Analyst
12 11 (1.77%) Senior Manager
12 11 (1.77%) Delivery Manager
12 11 (1.77%) Front-End Developer
13 10 (1.61%) C++ Developer
13 10 (1.61%) Administrator
14 8 (1.29%) Programmer
14 8 (1.29%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (7.09%) HTML
2 36 (5.80%) CSS
3 22 (3.54%) .NET
4 21 (3.38%) HTML5
5 14 (2.25%) CSS3
6 10 (1.61%) J2EE
7 9 (1.45%) XML
7 9 (1.45%) jQuery
8 8 (1.29%) ASP.NET
9 7 (1.13%) Flash
9 7 (1.13%) Middleware
9 7 (1.13%) LAMP
10 6 (0.97%) Dojo
10 6 (0.97%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (0.97%) .NET Framework
11 5 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (0.81%) JSP
11 5 (0.81%) SOAP
11 5 (0.81%) Worklight
12 4 (0.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.15%) EPoS
1 32 (5.15%) Mobile App
1 32 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.35%) FMCG
3 25 (4.03%) User Experience
4 10 (1.61%) Social Media
4 10 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (1.29%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.13%) Credit Risk
6 7 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 6 (0.97%) N-Tier
8 5 (0.81%) W3C
8 5 (0.81%) DTV
9 4 (0.64%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.64%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.48%) IVR
10 3 (0.48%) PMI
10 3 (0.48%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.48%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.32%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (6.44%) Windows
2 35 (5.64%) UNIX
3 32 (5.15%) Linux
4 10 (1.61%) Android
4 10 (1.61%) Windows 7
4 10 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.81%) AIX
7 4 (0.64%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.32%) MVS
9 2 (0.32%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.16%) Solaris
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (19.97%) E-Commerce
2 92 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (14.01%) Project Management
4 82 (13.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (10.14%) PRINCE2
6 48 (7.73%) Business Analysis
7 45 (7.25%) ITIL
7 45 (7.25%) CRM
8 41 (6.60%) Migration
9 29 (4.67%) Change Management
10 26 (4.19%) Scrum
11 20 (3.22%) Information Security
11 20 (3.22%) Service Delivery
12 19 (3.06%) Programme Management
12 19 (3.06%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (2.74%) Business Transformation
14 15 (2.42%) Waterfall
14 15 (2.42%) Multithreading
14 15 (2.42%) PRINCE
14 15 (2.42%) UML
Programming Languages
1 43 (6.92%) Java
2 25 (4.03%) SQL
3 24 (3.86%) JavaScript
4 17 (2.74%) C#
5 16 (2.58%) C++
6 15 (2.42%) C
7 8 (1.29%) PHP
8 6 (0.97%) VB.NET
8 6 (0.97%) Objective-C
8 6 (0.97%) Ruby
9 5 (0.81%) ActionScript
9 5 (0.81%) COBOL
10 4 (0.64%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.64%) VB
10 4 (0.64%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.64%) JCL
11 3 (0.48%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (0.48%) VBScript
12 2 (0.32%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (4.03%) Degree
2 20 (3.22%) ISEB
3 18 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (1.29%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.97%) CISSP
7 5 (0.81%) PMP
7 5 (0.81%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.48%) CISM
9 2 (0.32%) CIMA
9 2 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.32%) CEH
9 2 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.32%) ACCA
9 2 (0.32%) CISA
9 2 (0.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.42%) QA
2 6 (0.97%) PCI DSS
2 6 (0.97%) SLA
3 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.16%) WAI
5 1 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.48%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.32%) vSphere
5 1 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.13%) SCCM
3 3 (0.48%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.16%) Salt
4 1 (0.16%) SCOM
4 1 (0.16%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.16%) Puppet
4 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.16%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (0.16%) Control-M
4 1 (0.16%) Nessus
4 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 42 (6.76%) Oracle
1 42 (6.76%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.31%) SAP
3 25 (4.03%) IBM
4 17 (2.74%) Cisco
5 13 (2.09%) HP
5 13 (2.09%) VMware
6 10 (1.61%) Lotus
6 10 (1.61%) hybris
7 9 (1.45%) Google
7 9 (1.45%) ATG
7 9 (1.45%) Adobe
8 8 (1.29%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.97%) webMethods
9 6 (0.97%) F5
10 5 (0.81%) RedPrairie
10 5 (0.81%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (0.48%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.48%) JBoss
Surrey
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Networking People
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £200 - £270 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 400 - 450
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £160.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Surrey
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + all inclusive
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes
Profiles Creative
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
East Sussex
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago