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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 44 40 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs citing Retail 127 128 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.97% 4.17% 6.35%
As % of the General category 13.16% 12.48% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 105 110
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £271 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £10.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £10.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £13.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+24.19% -38.26%
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
965 1026 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.16% 33.44% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 685 484
Average daily rate £400 £385 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 50 26
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +80.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Retail Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2015. 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
Wiltshire +1 47 £409 -3.82% 13
Bristol -17 22 £368 +22.58% 22
Gloucestershire +8 18 £394 -3.96% 8
Dorset +5 14 £375 -4.45% 4
Somerset +6 13 £438 -12.50% 12
Cornwall - 3 - -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 118 (45.91%) Finance
2 99 (38.52%) Banking
3 72 (28.02%) Retail Banking
4 56 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (19.46%) Microsoft
5 50 (19.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (16.34%) E-Commerce
7 40 (15.56%) .NET
8 35 (13.62%) SAP
8 35 (13.62%) Manufacturing
9 34 (13.23%) SQL
9 34 (13.23%) C#
10 29 (11.28%) ITIL
11 28 (10.89%) PRINCE2
12 27 (10.51%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (10.12%) CRM
13 26 (10.12%) Telecoms
13 26 (10.12%) Marketing
14 25 (9.73%) Change Control
15 24 (9.34%) Change Management
16 22 (8.56%) Scrum
16 22 (8.56%) Project Management
17 20 (7.78%) ISEB
17 20 (7.78%) Web Services
17 20 (7.78%) MS Project
17 20 (7.78%) Oracle
17 20 (7.78%) SQL Server
17 20 (7.78%) Programme Management
18 18 (7.00%) UML
18 18 (7.00%) Analytical Skills

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (5.06%) CMS
2 10 (3.89%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.11%) JBoss
3 8 (3.11%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.33%) SAS
5 5 (1.95%) Lync
6 4 (1.56%) Commerce Server
7 3 (1.17%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.17%) Apache
7 3 (1.17%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.78%) Mule
8 2 (0.78%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.39%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.39%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.39%) DNN
9 1 (0.39%) CICS
Applications
1 20 (7.78%) MS Project
2 13 (5.06%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.17%) MS Office
5 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (5.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.39%) Line 50
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.39%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.39%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.72%) Internet
2 2 (0.78%) ATM
3 1 (0.39%) Broadband
3 1 (0.39%) PSTN
3 1 (0.39%) VoIP
3 1 (0.39%) DHCP
3 1 (0.39%) DNS
3 1 (0.39%) SAN
3 1 (0.39%) Firewall
3 1 (0.39%) Wireless
3 1 (0.39%) Network Security
3 1 (0.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.17%) Base SAS
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.78%) DataStage
5 2 (0.78%) MySQL
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.39%) Essbase
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.39%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.39%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.17%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (1.17%) Ant
2 3 (1.17%) NUnit
2 3 (1.17%) JIRA
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.39%) ERwin
4 1 (0.39%) WebLOAD
4 1 (0.39%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 118 (45.91%) Finance
2 99 (38.52%) Banking
3 72 (28.02%) Retail Banking
4 35 (13.62%) Manufacturing
5 26 (10.12%) Telecoms
5 26 (10.12%) Marketing
6 17 (6.61%) Electronics
7 8 (3.11%) Games
8 6 (2.33%) Legal
9 3 (1.17%) Billing
10 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 69 (26.85%) Analyst
2 51 (19.84%) Architect
3 43 (16.73%) Project Manager
4 35 (13.62%) Solutions Architect
5 34 (13.23%) Developer
6 22 (8.56%) Business Analyst
7 15 (5.84%) .NET Developer
8 11 (4.28%) Consultant
8 11 (4.28%) PMO Analyst
9 10 (3.89%) Designer
10 9 (3.50%) Test Analyst
11 7 (2.72%) Test Leader
11 7 (2.72%) Programme Office Analyst
11 7 (2.72%) Programme Analyst
12 6 (2.33%) iOS Developer
12 6 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (2.33%) Technical Architect
12 6 (2.33%) Programme Manager
12 6 (2.33%) Solutions Designer
12 6 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.56%) .NET
2 20 (7.78%) Web Services
3 16 (6.23%) .NET Framework
3 16 (6.23%) ASP.NET
4 8 (3.11%) CSS
5 7 (2.72%) Hibernate
5 7 (2.72%) Spring
6 6 (2.33%) J2EE
6 6 (2.33%) SOAP
7 5 (1.95%) HTML
7 5 (1.95%) RESTful
7 5 (1.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (1.56%) JSP
9 3 (1.17%) Servlets
9 3 (1.17%) Struts
9 3 (1.17%) Classic ASP
9 3 (1.17%) JDBC
9 3 (1.17%) Ajax
9 3 (1.17%) XML
9 3 (1.17%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.84%) DTV
2 15 (5.84%) GIS
3 13 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.11%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (2.72%) User Experience
5 7 (2.72%) Online Banking
6 5 (1.95%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.95%) Reference Data
6 5 (1.95%) Clustering
7 4 (1.56%) FMCG
7 4 (1.56%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.56%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.17%) iPad
9 2 (0.78%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.78%) Social Media
9 2 (0.78%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.78%) PDA
9 2 (0.78%) PMI
9 2 (0.78%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.23%) Windows
2 8 (3.11%) Linux
2 8 (3.11%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.95%) UNIX
4 3 (1.17%) Android
4 3 (1.17%) AIX
5 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (19.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (16.34%) E-Commerce
4 29 (11.28%) ITIL
5 28 (10.89%) PRINCE2
6 27 (10.51%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (10.12%) CRM
8 25 (9.73%) Change Control
9 24 (9.34%) Change Management
10 22 (8.56%) Project Management
10 22 (8.56%) Scrum
11 20 (7.78%) Programme Management
12 18 (7.00%) UML
13 17 (6.61%) SOA
13 17 (6.61%) Information Security
14 15 (5.84%) Digital Marketing
15 13 (5.06%) Workflow
15 13 (5.06%) Migration
16 12 (4.67%) TDD
16 12 (4.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (13.23%) C#
1 34 (13.23%) SQL
2 12 (4.67%) VB
3 10 (3.89%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.33%) Java
5 5 (1.95%) Apple Swift
5 5 (1.95%) C++
6 4 (1.56%) VBA
7 3 (1.17%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.17%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.78%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 20 (7.78%) ISEB
2 9 (3.50%) MCSE
2 9 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (3.50%) Degree
3 8 (3.11%) MCSA
4 7 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.56%) CCNA
5 4 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.17%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.17%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.17%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.39%) ACCA
8 1 (0.39%) CIMA
8 1 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.39%) MCITP
8 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.23%) ISO 9000
1 16 (6.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.50%) QA
3 3 (1.17%) COREP
3 3 (1.17%) FINREP
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.39%) FATCA
4 1 (0.39%) COBIT
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.39%) Basel II
System Software
1 11 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.95%) SCCM
2 3 (1.17%) SCOM
2 3 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.39%) Puppet
3 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 50 (19.46%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.62%) SAP
3 20 (7.78%) Oracle
4 9 (3.50%) VMware
5 8 (3.11%) Teradata
6 7 (2.72%) hybris
7 6 (2.33%) ATG
8 5 (1.95%) IBM
8 5 (1.95%) Citrix
9 4 (1.56%) Unisys
9 4 (1.56%) ICL
9 4 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.56%) HP
10 2 (0.78%) ESRI
10 2 (0.78%) Kronos
10 2 (0.78%) Cisco
10 2 (0.78%) Adobe
10 2 (0.78%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.39%) Veeam
11 1 (0.39%) Sencha
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