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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 41 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Retail 130 118 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.64% 3.55% 4.07%
As % of the General category 15.08% 10.91% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 95 103
Median daily rate £375 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £551 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £26.30 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +163.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £17.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +43.75%
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
862 1082 1187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.74% 32.52% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 728 796
Median daily rate £363 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 71 46
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £17.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.30 £49.05 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +20.00%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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
Wiltshire +11 38 £513 +25.38% 12
Dorset +20 32 £325 -40.90% 8
Bristol -5 26 £334 -9.24% 8
Gloucestershire +6 18 £428 +14.00% 11
Somerset +9 5 £600 +41.17% 11
Devon - 4 £338 - 7
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 94 (49.47%) Finance
2 84 (44.21%) Banking
3 50 (26.32%) Retail Banking
4 32 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (14.74%) Cash Management
6 21 (11.05%) Big Data
6 21 (11.05%) Information Security
6 21 (11.05%) Marketing
7 19 (10.00%) Java
7 19 (10.00%) SQL
7 19 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (10.00%) Kafka
7 19 (10.00%) Apache Spark
7 19 (10.00%) Blockchain
8 18 (9.47%) Migration
9 16 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (7.89%) PCI DSS
11 14 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (7.37%) SQL Server
11 14 (7.37%) Project Management
11 14 (7.37%) Security Architecture
12 13 (6.84%) Analytics
12 13 (6.84%) CISSP
12 13 (6.84%) Service Management
13 12 (6.32%) Problem Management
13 12 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (6.32%) HTML
14 11 (5.79%) SAP
14 11 (5.79%) MS Excel
14 11 (5.79%) CRM

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 19 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 8 (4.21%) SAS
3 4 (2.11%) CMS
4 2 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.53%) Drupal
5 1 (0.53%) IIS
5 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.63%) MS Office
2 5 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.05%) SAP APO
2 2 (1.05%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.05%) SAP LE
2 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.53%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.53%) Unica
3 1 (0.53%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.21%) Internet
2 2 (1.05%) Firewall
3 1 (0.53%) ATM
3 1 (0.53%) LAN
3 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.05%) Big Data
2 14 (7.37%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.05%) Base SAS
7 2 (1.05%) DataStage
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.53%) GIS
8 1 (0.53%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.53%) SAS EBI
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.53%) ProC
General
1 94 (49.47%) Finance
2 84 (44.21%) Banking
3 50 (26.32%) Retail Banking
4 21 (11.05%) Marketing
5 6 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.58%) Back Office
7 2 (1.05%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.05%) Legal
7 2 (1.05%) Publishing
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Billing
8 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (34.21%) Analyst
2 37 (19.47%) Developer
3 20 (10.53%) Architect
3 20 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 19 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 19 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 15 (7.89%) Test Manager
6 13 (6.84%) Information Architect
6 13 (6.84%) Information Security Architect
6 13 (6.84%) Security Architect
7 10 (5.26%) Consultant
7 10 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 9 (4.74%) Service Analyst
8 9 (4.74%) UI Developer
9 7 (3.68%) Banking Analyst
9 7 (3.68%) Security Manager
10 6 (3.16%) Information Security Manager
10 6 (3.16%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (3.16%) Security Analyst
10 6 (3.16%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.00%) Kafka
2 12 (6.32%) HTML
3 10 (5.26%) CSS
3 10 (5.26%) HTML5
4 9 (4.74%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.11%) .NET
6 3 (1.58%) Middleware
6 3 (1.58%) XML
7 2 (1.05%) SAP Core Interface
7 2 (1.05%) XSLT
8 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.53%) CSS3
8 1 (0.53%) jQuery
8 1 (0.53%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.00%) Blockchain
2 16 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.21%) EPoS
3 8 (4.21%) Online Banking
4 5 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.11%) CESG
6 3 (1.58%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.05%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.05%) FMCG
7 2 (1.05%) User Experience
8 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) iPhone
8 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.53%) PMI
8 1 (0.53%) RIA
8 1 (0.53%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.58%) Windows
2 2 (1.05%) Unix
3 1 (0.53%) Android
3 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (14.74%) Cash Management
3 21 (11.05%) Information Security
4 19 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (9.47%) Migration
6 14 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (7.37%) Project Management
6 14 (7.37%) Security Architecture
7 13 (6.84%) Analytics
7 13 (6.84%) Service Management
8 12 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (6.32%) Problem Management
9 11 (5.79%) Business Analysis
9 11 (5.79%) CRM
10 10 (5.26%) ITIL
11 9 (4.74%) ERP
12 8 (4.21%) Identity Access Management
12 8 (4.21%) Risk Management
13 7 (3.68%) E-Commerce
13 7 (3.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.00%) Java
1 19 (10.00%) SQL
2 4 (2.11%) C#
2 4 (2.11%) T-SQL
2 4 (2.11%) VBA
3 3 (1.58%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.05%) ABAP
4 2 (1.05%) XPath
5 1 (0.53%) C
5 1 (0.53%) PHP
5 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.53%) PROC SQL
5 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (6.84%) CISSP
2 7 (3.68%) CISM
3 6 (3.16%) ISEB
3 6 (3.16%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.63%) CISA
5 2 (1.05%) CLAS
5 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.53%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.53%) PMP
6 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.53%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.89%) PCI DSS
2 9 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.05%) QA
3 2 (1.05%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) COBIT
4 1 (0.53%) COREP
4 1 (0.53%) FINREP
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.05%) ACF2
2 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) QRadar
1 2 (1.05%) RSA Archer
1 2 (1.05%) zSecure
2 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 11 (5.79%) Microsoft
1 11 (5.79%) SAP
2 5 (2.63%) IBM
2 5 (2.63%) Teradata
3 3 (1.58%) Oracle
3 3 (1.58%) webMethods
4 2 (1.05%) Anaplan
4 2 (1.05%) Google
4 2 (1.05%) hybris
4 2 (1.05%) Hyperion
4 2 (1.05%) JD Edwards
4 2 (1.05%) Netezza
4 2 (1.05%) Software AG
4 2 (1.05%) Tableau
5 1 (0.53%) Alterian
5 1 (0.53%) Apple
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco
5 1 (0.53%) Ektron
5 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.53%) Samsung
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