The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 81 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +4
Contract jobs citing Retail 65 128 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.16% 4.05% 3.89%
As % of the General category 7.58% 13.31% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 105 103
Median daily rate £325 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.30% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £325 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £558 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+134.37% -48.80%
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 West region.

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
857 962 972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.42% 30.45% 32.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 677 677
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 69 54
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.29 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £55.00 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Retail
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset -7 19 £275 -28.57% 4
Bristol -8 19 £325 -16.12% 18
Gloucestershire -15 7 £300 -28.14% 2
Somerset +2 6 £423 -0.58% 3
Devon - 6 £375 - 2
Wiltshire -36 5 £388 -8.82% 5
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 South West region with a requirement for Retail.

1 58 (39.73%) Finance
2 50 (34.25%) Banking
3 36 (24.66%) Retail Banking
4 31 (21.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (16.44%) E-Commerce
7 23 (15.75%) Project Management
8 19 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (8.90%) CRM
10 13 (8.90%) Business Analysis
10 13 (8.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (8.22%) SQL
12 11 (7.53%) Migration
12 11 (7.53%) Marketing
13 10 (6.85%) Java
13 10 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (6.85%) Microsoft
14 8 (5.48%) Waterfall
14 8 (5.48%) Big Data
15 7 (4.79%) Kafka
15 7 (4.79%) Analytics
15 7 (4.79%) Cash Management
15 7 (4.79%) Apache Spark
15 7 (4.79%) Blockchain
15 7 (4.79%) Service Management
15 7 (4.79%) Telecoms
15 7 (4.79%) ATG
15 7 (4.79%) ITIL
15 7 (4.79%) SQL Server

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (4.79%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.11%) SAS
3 4 (2.74%) IIS
4 3 (2.05%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.37%) CMS
5 2 (1.37%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.68%) Drupal
6 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.05%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.05%) MS Office
2 2 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Magento
2 4 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.37%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.68%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.68%) Summit
4 1 (0.68%) Unica
4 1 (0.68%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
1 1 (0.68%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.74%) Internet
1 4 (2.74%) LAN
1 4 (2.74%) WAN
2 1 (0.68%) DNS
2 1 (0.68%) Firewall
2 1 (0.68%) SSL
2 1 (0.68%) Telepresence
2 1 (0.68%) VoIP
2 1 (0.68%) VPN
2 1 (0.68%) Wireless
2 1 (0.68%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (5.48%) Big Data
3 7 (4.79%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.42%) DataStage
5 2 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.37%) Power BI
5 2 (1.37%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.68%) GIS
6 1 (0.68%) MySQL
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Selenium
2 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 58 (39.73%) Finance
2 50 (34.25%) Banking
3 36 (24.66%) Retail Banking
4 11 (7.53%) Marketing
5 7 (4.79%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.11%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.74%) Advertising
8 3 (2.05%) Back Office
8 3 (2.05%) Billing
8 3 (2.05%) Electronics
9 2 (1.37%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.37%) Legal
9 2 (1.37%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (36.30%) Analyst
2 25 (17.12%) Project Manager
3 24 (16.44%) Business Analyst
4 20 (13.70%) Developer
5 11 (7.53%) Consultant
6 10 (6.85%) Banking Analyst
6 10 (6.85%) Test Analyst
7 9 (6.16%) E-Commerce Manager
8 8 (5.48%) Architect
8 8 (5.48%) Tester
9 7 (4.79%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 7 (4.79%) IT Manager
9 7 (4.79%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Service Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) Test Leader
11 5 (3.42%) IT Project Manager
11 5 (3.42%) Project Analyst
12 4 (2.74%) Business Manager
12 4 (2.74%) Business Project Manager
12 4 (2.74%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.79%) Kafka
2 3 (2.05%) CSS
2 3 (2.05%) HTML
3 2 (1.37%) .NET
3 2 (1.37%) MDX
3 2 (1.37%) Web Services
4 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.68%) CSS3
4 1 (0.68%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.68%) HTML5
4 1 (0.68%) Laravel
4 1 (0.68%) Mason
4 1 (0.68%) RESTful
4 1 (0.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.79%) Blockchain
3 6 (4.11%) EPoS
3 6 (4.11%) User Experience
4 5 (3.42%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.42%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.74%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.37%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.37%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.37%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.37%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.37%) Statistics
7 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.68%) iPhone
7 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.11%) Windows
2 5 (3.42%) Unix
3 3 (2.05%) Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Android
4 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (16.44%) E-Commerce
4 23 (15.75%) Project Management
5 16 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (8.90%) Business Analysis
6 13 (8.90%) CRM
6 13 (8.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (7.53%) Migration
8 8 (5.48%) Waterfall
9 7 (4.79%) Analytics
9 7 (4.79%) Cash Management
9 7 (4.79%) ITIL
9 7 (4.79%) Service Management
9 7 (4.79%) Test Scripting
10 6 (4.11%) Change Management
10 6 (4.11%) Data Migration
11 5 (3.42%) ERP
11 5 (3.42%) ETL
11 5 (3.42%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.22%) SQL
2 10 (6.85%) Java
3 3 (2.05%) C#
3 3 (2.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.37%) PHP
5 1 (0.68%) C
5 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.68%) VB
5 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (3.42%) ISEB
2 4 (2.74%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.37%) Degree
4 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) CCDP
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.68%) MCSA
5 1 (0.68%) MCSE
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.37%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.37%) SLA
2 2 (1.37%) UCITS
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.37%) ACF2
2 2 (1.37%) Docker
3 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.37%) Ansible
2 2 (1.37%) Mesos
2 2 (1.37%) Puppet
2 2 (1.37%) zSecure
3 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.68%) QRadar
3 1 (0.68%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 10 (6.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.79%) ATG
2 7 (4.79%) SAP
3 5 (3.42%) Netezza
3 5 (3.42%) Oracle
4 4 (2.74%) IBM
4 4 (2.74%) Tableau
4 4 (2.74%) Teradata
5 3 (2.05%) HP
5 3 (2.05%) hybris
5 3 (2.05%) VMware
6 2 (1.37%) Anaplan
6 2 (1.37%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.68%) Alterian
7 1 (0.68%) Apple
7 1 (0.68%) Chordiant
7 1 (0.68%) F5
7 1 (0.68%) Samsung
7 1 (0.68%) Sencha
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