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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 44 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing Retail 125 135 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.76% 4.16% 5.40%
As % of the General category 11.36% 11.97% 16.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 103 106
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£400 £413 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.14% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £289 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £512 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.14% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £26.30 £10.00 £7.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.96 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.31% -57.50%
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
1100 1128 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.05% 34.74% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 748 480
Average daily rate £400 £393 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 50 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +88.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £11.80 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.79 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 +3 45 £403 -5.29% 29
Bristol -14 30 £363 +16.93% 17
Somerset +13 17 £425 -15.00% 4
Gloucestershire -10 15 £400 -11.11% 9
Dorset -7 7 £368 -6.36% 2
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 113 (44.49%) Finance
2 98 (38.58%) Banking
3 67 (26.38%) Retail Banking
4 54 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (19.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (17.32%) E-Commerce
7 41 (16.14%) Microsoft
8 37 (14.57%) SAP
9 36 (14.17%) .NET
10 33 (12.99%) Manufacturing
11 30 (11.81%) C#
12 28 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (10.63%) SQL
14 25 (9.84%) ITIL
14 25 (9.84%) Telecoms
15 24 (9.45%) CRM
16 23 (9.06%) Marketing
17 22 (8.66%) Change Control
17 22 (8.66%) PRINCE2
18 21 (8.27%) Project Management
18 21 (8.27%) Programme Management
19 20 (7.87%) Scrum
19 20 (7.87%) SQL Server
19 20 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (7.48%) Web Services
20 19 (7.48%) Change Management
21 18 (7.09%) Oracle
22 17 (6.69%) MS Project
22 17 (6.69%) UML
22 17 (6.69%) SOA

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (4.33%) CMS
2 9 (3.54%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.15%) JBoss
3 8 (3.15%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.57%) Apache
4 4 (1.57%) Commerce Server
4 4 (1.57%) Lync
5 3 (1.18%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.18%) SAS
6 2 (0.79%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.39%) CICS
7 1 (0.39%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.39%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.39%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.39%) DNN
7 1 (0.39%) Mule
Applications
1 17 (6.69%) MS Project
2 12 (4.72%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.94%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (5.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.39%) Line 50
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.39%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.54%) Internet
2 2 (0.79%) DNS
3 1 (0.39%) 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%) Firewall
3 1 (0.39%) Wireless
3 1 (0.39%) Network Security
3 1 (0.39%) LTE
3 1 (0.39%) NAS
3 1 (0.39%) MVNO
3 1 (0.39%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.57%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.18%) MySQL
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.79%) Base SAS
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.39%) DataStage
6 1 (0.39%) Essbase
6 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.39%) DB2
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.39%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (1.18%) NUnit
3 2 (0.79%) WebLOAD
3 2 (0.79%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (0.79%) Ant
3 2 (0.79%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.39%) ERwin
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.39%) JIRA
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 113 (44.49%) Finance
2 98 (38.58%) Banking
3 67 (26.38%) Retail Banking
4 33 (12.99%) Manufacturing
5 25 (9.84%) Telecoms
6 23 (9.06%) Marketing
7 15 (5.91%) Electronics
8 8 (3.15%) Games
9 4 (1.57%) Legal
9 4 (1.57%) Billing
10 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 79 (31.10%) Analyst
2 49 (19.29%) Architect
3 37 (14.57%) Project Manager
4 36 (14.17%) Developer
5 34 (13.39%) Business Analyst
6 32 (12.60%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (5.12%) .NET Developer
8 12 (4.72%) Consultant
9 11 (4.33%) Designer
10 9 (3.54%) PMO Analyst
10 9 (3.54%) Test Analyst
10 9 (3.54%) Programme Manager
11 7 (2.76%) Solutions Designer
11 7 (2.76%) Programme Office Analyst
11 7 (2.76%) Programme Analyst
12 6 (2.36%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (2.36%) iOS Developer
12 6 (2.36%) Financial Business Analyst
12 6 (2.36%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 6 (2.36%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.17%) .NET
2 19 (7.48%) Web Services
3 14 (5.51%) ASP.NET
3 14 (5.51%) .NET Framework
4 8 (3.15%) CSS
5 7 (2.76%) J2EE
5 7 (2.76%) SOAP
6 6 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (1.97%) Hibernate
7 5 (1.97%) HTML
7 5 (1.97%) Spring
7 5 (1.97%) RESTful
8 4 (1.57%) HTML5
8 4 (1.57%) JSP
8 4 (1.57%) CSS3
9 3 (1.18%) Servlets
9 3 (1.18%) Struts
9 3 (1.18%) Classic ASP
9 3 (1.18%) JDBC
9 3 (1.18%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.91%) DTV
3 13 (5.12%) GIS
4 11 (4.33%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.94%) Mobile Banking
6 8 (3.15%) User Experience
6 8 (3.15%) Online Banking
7 6 (2.36%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.97%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.57%) FMCG
9 4 (1.57%) Clustering
9 4 (1.57%) EPoS
10 3 (1.18%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.18%) iPad
11 2 (0.79%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.79%) Social Media
11 2 (0.79%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.79%) Statistics
11 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.39%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.12%) Windows
2 8 (3.15%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.76%) Linux
4 5 (1.97%) UNIX
5 3 (1.18%) Android
6 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.79%) AIX
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (19.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (17.32%) E-Commerce
4 28 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (9.84%) ITIL
6 24 (9.45%) CRM
7 22 (8.66%) PRINCE2
7 22 (8.66%) Change Control
8 21 (8.27%) Project Management
8 21 (8.27%) Programme Management
9 20 (7.87%) Scrum
10 19 (7.48%) Change Management
11 17 (6.69%) UML
11 17 (6.69%) SOA
12 15 (5.91%) Information Security
12 15 (5.91%) Digital Marketing
13 13 (5.12%) Target Operating Model
14 12 (4.72%) Workflow
14 12 (4.72%) TDD
15 10 (3.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (11.81%) C#
2 27 (10.63%) SQL
3 10 (3.94%) VB
4 9 (3.54%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.36%) Java
6 5 (1.97%) Apple Swift
7 4 (1.57%) C++
7 4 (1.57%) VBA
8 3 (1.18%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.18%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.39%) XPath
9 1 (0.39%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (6.69%) ISEB
2 6 (2.36%) MCSE
2 6 (2.36%) MCSA
2 6 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (1.97%) Degree
3 5 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.57%) CCNA
4 4 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.39%) PMP
7 1 (0.39%) ACCA
7 1 (0.39%) CIMA
7 1 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.51%) ISO 9000
1 14 (5.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.94%) QA
3 4 (1.57%) COREP
3 4 (1.57%) 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 9 (3.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.57%) SCCM
2 2 (0.79%) SCOM
3 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.39%) Puppet
3 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (16.14%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.57%) SAP
3 18 (7.09%) Oracle
4 7 (2.76%) ATG
4 7 (2.76%) hybris
5 6 (2.36%) VMware
6 5 (1.97%) Teradata
6 5 (1.97%) IBM
6 5 (1.97%) Unisys
6 5 (1.97%) ICL
7 4 (1.57%) Citrix
7 4 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.79%) ESRI
8 2 (0.79%) Adobe
8 2 (0.79%) HP
8 2 (0.79%) Kronos
8 2 (0.79%) Google
8 2 (0.79%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.39%) Veeam
9 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
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