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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 61 71 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -29
Contract jobs citing Retail 83 87 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.06% 2.73% 4.33%
As % of the General category 10.38% 8.94% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 68 117
Median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £268 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £410
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
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
800 973 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.53% 30.52% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 668 770
Median daily rate £388 £380 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 63
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.48 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.54% +49.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £27.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.86 £44.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +14.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +2 31 £425 -8.15% 19
Gloucestershire +10 17 £450 +38.46% 25
Dorset -2 10 £300 -45.45% 8
Bristol -8 10 £376 -5.93% 13
Devon - 5 £338 - 11
Somerset +11 2 £250 -27.53% 11
Cornwall - 1 £400 - 8
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 103 (49.28%) Finance
2 93 (44.50%) Banking
3 52 (24.88%) Retail Banking
4 33 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (12.44%) Cash Management
7 25 (11.96%) Marketing
8 24 (11.48%) Information Security
9 21 (10.05%) SQL
10 20 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (9.57%) Big Data
11 18 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (8.61%) Java
12 17 (8.13%) SQL Server
12 17 (8.13%) Microsoft
12 17 (8.13%) Migration
12 17 (8.13%) Apache Spark
12 17 (8.13%) Blockchain
12 17 (8.13%) Kafka
13 16 (7.66%) Business Analysis
13 16 (7.66%) CISSP
14 15 (7.18%) PCI DSS
15 14 (6.70%) Security Architecture
15 14 (6.70%) MS Excel
16 13 (6.22%) E-Commerce
16 13 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (6.22%) HTML
16 13 (6.22%) SAP
17 12 (5.74%) Analytics
17 12 (5.74%) Scrum

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 17 (8.13%) Apache Spark
2 10 (4.78%) SAS
3 6 (2.87%) CMS
4 3 (1.44%) Confluence
5 2 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.48%) Drupal
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.39%) MS Office
4 4 (1.91%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.96%) Magento
2 2 (0.96%) SAP APO
2 2 (0.96%) SAP LE
2 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.48%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.48%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.48%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.31%) Internet
2 4 (1.91%) ATM
3 2 (0.96%) DMZ
3 2 (0.96%) Firewall
4 1 (0.48%) LAN
4 1 (0.48%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.48%) WAN
4 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.57%) Big Data
2 17 (8.13%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.87%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.96%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.96%) Power BI
8 2 (0.96%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.48%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.48%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.48%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 4 (1.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.44%) JIRA
3 2 (0.96%) JMeter
3 2 (0.96%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.48%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.48%) NeoLoad
4 1 (0.48%) ProC
4 1 (0.48%) Selenium
4 1 (0.48%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (0.48%) Subversion
4 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.48%) WebLOAD
General
1 103 (49.28%) Finance
2 93 (44.50%) Banking
3 52 (24.88%) Retail Banking
4 25 (11.96%) Marketing
5 8 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.91%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.44%) Back Office
8 2 (0.96%) Advertising
8 2 (0.96%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.96%) Legal
8 2 (0.96%) Publishing
9 1 (0.48%) Billing
9 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Electronics
9 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (30.62%) Analyst
2 38 (18.18%) Developer
3 26 (12.44%) Architect
4 24 (11.48%) Test Manager
5 21 (10.05%) Business Analyst
6 17 (8.13%) Java Developer
7 14 (6.70%) Project Manager
8 13 (6.22%) Information Architect
8 13 (6.22%) Information Security Architect
8 13 (6.22%) Security Architect
9 10 (4.78%) Consultant
10 9 (4.31%) Finance Manager
10 9 (4.31%) Security Analyst
10 9 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.31%) Test Leader
10 9 (4.31%) UI Developer
11 7 (3.35%) Process Analyst
11 7 (3.35%) Security Manager
11 7 (3.35%) Test Analyst
12 6 (2.87%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.13%) Kafka
2 13 (6.22%) HTML
3 11 (5.26%) CSS
4 10 (4.78%) HTML5
5 9 (4.31%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.39%) .NET
7 4 (1.91%) XML
8 3 (1.44%) Middleware
9 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.96%) SAP Core Interface
9 2 (0.96%) XSLT
10 1 (0.48%) Ajax
10 1 (0.48%) CSS3
10 1 (0.48%) EJB
10 1 (0.48%) Flash
10 1 (0.48%) J2EE
10 1 (0.48%) JMS
10 1 (0.48%) JSP
10 1 (0.48%) LAMP
10 1 (0.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.13%) Blockchain
3 8 (3.83%) Online Banking
4 7 (3.35%) EPoS
5 5 (2.39%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.39%) User Experience
6 4 (1.91%) CESG
6 4 (1.91%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.44%) FMCG
7 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.44%) Robotics
8 2 (0.96%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.48%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.48%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.48%) RIA
9 1 (0.48%) Social Media
9 1 (0.48%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 31 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (12.44%) Cash Management
4 24 (11.48%) Information Security
5 20 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (8.13%) Migration
7 16 (7.66%) Business Analysis
8 14 (6.70%) Security Architecture
9 13 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (6.22%) E-Commerce
10 12 (5.74%) Analytics
10 12 (5.74%) Risk Management
10 12 (5.74%) Scrum
11 11 (5.26%) Problem Management
11 11 (5.26%) Project Management
11 11 (5.26%) Service Management
12 10 (4.78%) ITIL
13 9 (4.31%) ERP
14 8 (3.83%) CRM
14 8 (3.83%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.05%) SQL
2 18 (8.61%) Java
3 6 (2.87%) VBA
4 5 (2.39%) C#
5 4 (1.91%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.91%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.96%) ABAP
6 2 (0.96%) PHP
6 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.96%) XPath
7 1 (0.48%) C
7 1 (0.48%) Perl
7 1 (0.48%) PROC SQL
7 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (7.66%) CISSP
2 9 (4.31%) ISEB
3 8 (3.83%) CISA
4 7 (3.35%) CISM
5 5 (2.39%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.44%) IIBA
7 2 (0.96%) CLAS
7 2 (0.96%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.96%) MCITP
7 2 (0.96%) MCPD
7 2 (0.96%) MCSA
7 2 (0.96%) MCSD
7 2 (0.96%) MCSE
7 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.48%) Degree
8 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.48%) PMP
8 1 (0.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.48%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.18%) PCI DSS
2 9 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.96%) SLA
4 1 (0.48%) Basel II
4 1 (0.48%) COBIT
4 1 (0.48%) COREP
4 1 (0.48%) FINREP
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.48%) QA
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (0.96%) QRadar
1 2 (0.96%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.48%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 17 (8.13%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.22%) SAP
3 7 (3.35%) IBM
3 7 (3.35%) Teradata
4 6 (2.87%) Oracle
5 3 (1.44%) Pega
5 3 (1.44%) webMethods
6 2 (0.96%) Adobe
6 2 (0.96%) Google
6 2 (0.96%) hybris
6 2 (0.96%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.96%) Software AG
7 1 (0.48%) Apple
7 1 (0.48%) ATG
7 1 (0.48%) BEA
7 1 (0.48%) Chordiant
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco
7 1 (0.48%) Epiphany
7 1 (0.48%) ESRI
7 1 (0.48%) Hyperion
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