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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 73 34 56
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +22
Contract jobs citing Retail 71 148 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.38% 4.59% 3.24%
As % of the General category 7.22% 14.74% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 126 76
Average daily rate £390 £444 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.11% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £328 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £673 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £26.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +77.05%
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
984 1004 839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.03% 31.14% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 662 544
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 50 32
Average hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.80 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the South West region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol +2 22 £356 +8.70% 18
Somerset -7 20 £341 -44.28% 7
Wiltshire -39 10 £430 -4.44% 9
Dorset +5 7 £388 -4.32% 7
Gloucestershire 0 7 £400 +1.01% 13
Devon 0 1 £1,050 - 1
Cornwall - 1 £285 -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 56 (34.36%) Finance
2 52 (31.90%) Banking
3 38 (23.31%) E-Commerce
4 36 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (17.79%) Retail Banking
6 25 (15.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (10.43%) SQL
8 16 (9.82%) SAP
9 15 (9.20%) Project Management
9 15 (9.20%) HTML
9 15 (9.20%) Java
9 15 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (8.59%) CSS
11 13 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (7.36%) Telecoms
12 12 (7.36%) Marketing
13 11 (6.75%) Manufacturing
13 11 (6.75%) JavaScript
13 11 (6.75%) User Experience
14 10 (6.13%) Waterfall
14 10 (6.13%) Oracle
14 10 (6.13%) UML
14 10 (6.13%) SOA
14 10 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (5.52%) SQL Server
15 9 (5.52%) J2EE
15 9 (5.52%) Microsoft
15 9 (5.52%) QA
15 9 (5.52%) Mobile App
16 8 (4.91%) HTML5

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (3.07%) Confluence
1 5 (3.07%) JBoss
2 4 (2.45%) CMS
3 3 (1.84%) IIS
3 3 (1.84%) SAS
4 2 (1.23%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.61%) Drupal
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.45%) MS Office
3 3 (1.84%) MS Project
4 2 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.23%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.07%) Magento
3 4 (2.45%) Fredhopper
4 3 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.23%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.23%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.23%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.61%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.61%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.61%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.23%) DNS
2 1 (0.61%) ATM
2 1 (0.61%) Broadband
2 1 (0.61%) FTP
2 1 (0.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) LAN
2 1 (0.61%) Modbus
2 1 (0.61%) MVNO
2 1 (0.61%) NAS
2 1 (0.61%) Profibus
2 1 (0.61%) SSL
2 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.61%) Telepresence
2 1 (0.61%) VoIP
2 1 (0.61%) VPN
2 1 (0.61%) WAN
2 1 (0.61%) Wireless
2 1 (0.61%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (5.52%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.91%) MySQL
4 5 (3.07%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.45%) SAP HANA
6 3 (1.84%) DataStage
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.61%) Big Data
8 1 (0.61%) MS Access
8 1 (0.61%) Power BI
8 1 (0.61%) QlikView
8 1 (0.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 8 (4.91%) JIRA
2 5 (3.07%) Android Studio
2 5 (3.07%) Bitbucket
2 5 (3.07%) Eclipse
2 5 (3.07%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (2.45%) IntelliJ
3 4 (2.45%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.84%) Selenium
5 2 (1.23%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.61%) Ant
6 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.61%) MSTest
6 1 (0.61%) NUnit
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.61%) Xcode
General
1 56 (34.36%) Finance
2 52 (31.90%) Banking
3 29 (17.79%) Retail Banking
4 12 (7.36%) Marketing
4 12 (7.36%) Telecoms
5 11 (6.75%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.29%) Electronics
7 5 (3.07%) Billing
8 3 (1.84%) Legal
9 2 (1.23%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.61%) Advertising
10 1 (0.61%) Automotive
10 1 (0.61%) Back Office
10 1 (0.61%) Local Government
10 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (30.06%) Analyst
2 30 (18.40%) Developer
3 24 (14.72%) Architect
4 23 (14.11%) Business Analyst
5 16 (9.82%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (8.59%) Project Manager
7 7 (4.29%) Banking Analyst
7 7 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (4.29%) Service Analyst
8 6 (3.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (3.68%) Consultant
8 6 (3.68%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (3.68%) Java Developer
8 6 (3.68%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (3.68%) Test Analyst
8 6 (3.68%) Test Leader
9 5 (3.07%) Android Developer
9 5 (3.07%) Designer
9 5 (3.07%) iOS Android Developer
9 5 (3.07%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.20%) HTML
2 14 (8.59%) CSS
3 9 (5.52%) J2EE
4 8 (4.91%) HTML5
5 6 (3.68%) Hibernate
5 6 (3.68%) Spring
6 5 (3.07%) .NET
6 5 (3.07%) JBoss Seam
6 5 (3.07%) JSON
7 4 (2.45%) Android SDK
7 4 (2.45%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.45%) iOS SDK
7 4 (2.45%) J2ME
7 4 (2.45%) J2SE
7 4 (2.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (2.45%) Web Services
8 3 (1.84%) CSS3
8 3 (1.84%) Sass
9 2 (1.23%) jQuery
9 2 (1.23%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.75%) User Experience
3 9 (5.52%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.68%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.07%) Statistics
6 4 (2.45%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.45%) EPoS
6 4 (2.45%) PMI
6 4 (2.45%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.84%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.23%) APACS
8 2 (1.23%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.23%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.23%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.61%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.07%) Android
1 5 (3.07%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.45%) Unix
2 4 (2.45%) Windows
3 2 (1.23%) Linux
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.31%) E-Commerce
2 36 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (15.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (9.20%) Project Management
5 10 (6.13%) SOA
5 10 (6.13%) UML
5 10 (6.13%) Waterfall
6 8 (4.91%) ERP
6 8 (4.91%) Programme Management
6 8 (4.91%) Scrum
7 7 (4.29%) Business Analysis
7 7 (4.29%) CRM
7 7 (4.29%) Data Modelling
7 7 (4.29%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (4.29%) MVC
7 7 (4.29%) PRINCE2
7 7 (4.29%) Target Operating Model
8 6 (3.68%) Analytics
8 6 (3.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.43%) SQL
2 15 (9.20%) Java
3 11 (6.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.84%) PHP
5 2 (1.23%) C#
5 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.23%) VB
5 2 (1.23%) VBA
6 1 (0.61%) ABAP
6 1 (0.61%) ANSI SQL
6 1 (0.61%) C
6 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.61%) Python
6 1 (0.61%) Ruby
6 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.68%) Degree
2 4 (2.45%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.23%) ISEB
3 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.61%) CCDP
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.52%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) SEPA
2 2 (1.23%) UCITS
3 1 (0.61%) COREP
3 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.61%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Docker
2 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.23%) Ansible
2 2 (1.23%) Mesos
2 2 (1.23%) Puppet
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.61%) SCOM
3 1 (0.61%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 16 (9.82%) SAP
2 10 (6.13%) Oracle
3 9 (5.52%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.91%) IBM
5 6 (3.68%) ATG
6 4 (2.45%) Adobe
6 4 (2.45%) hybris
6 4 (2.45%) Teradata
7 3 (1.84%) HP
7 3 (1.84%) Netezza
8 2 (1.23%) EMC
8 2 (1.23%) Rally
8 2 (1.23%) Sencha
8 2 (1.23%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.23%) Tableau
8 2 (1.23%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.61%) Demandware
9 1 (0.61%) F5
9 1 (0.61%) Intel
9 1 (0.61%) LANDesk
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £500.00 - £575 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dorset
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 21 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500-550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £190.00 - £220.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Montash
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited - Bournemouth Office
Rate: up to £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
South West England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £480 - £585 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
SuperGroup plc
Rate: Up to £500 per day 6 Month Contract
Posted: 14 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited - Bournemouth Office
Rate: up to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Yeovil
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 21 days ago