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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
England / South West
Rank 63 70 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -31
Contract jobs citing Retail 73 75 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.88% 2.56% 4.35%
As % of the General category 9.07% 7.85% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 60 118
Median daily rate £420 £400 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £309 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.59% -2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.75%

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
805 955 984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.73% 32.65% 32.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 649 675
Median daily rate £375 £375 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 48 55
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £19.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £57.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £33.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-18.79% +27.88%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +15 33 £438 -2.77% 20
Gloucestershire +9 16 £425 +30.76% 18
Bristol -3 16 £319 -15.88% 11
Somerset -10 4 £553 +60.14% 10
Dorset -3 2 £200 -46.66% 9
Devon - 1 - - 11
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 98 (50.26%) Finance
2 87 (44.62%) Banking
3 51 (26.15%) Retail Banking
4 38 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (12.82%) Information Security
7 23 (11.79%) SQL
8 21 (10.77%) Cash Management
9 19 (9.74%) MS Excel
10 18 (9.23%) Java
11 17 (8.72%) CISSP
11 17 (8.72%) Marketing
11 17 (8.72%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (8.21%) Migration
12 16 (8.21%) Scrum
12 16 (8.21%) Microsoft
13 15 (7.69%) SAP
14 14 (7.18%) E-Commerce
14 14 (7.18%) Test Scripting
14 14 (7.18%) Security Architecture
14 14 (7.18%) Big Data
15 13 (6.67%) Kafka
15 13 (6.67%) PCI DSS
15 13 (6.67%) Apache Spark
15 13 (6.67%) Blockchain
15 13 (6.67%) HTML
15 13 (6.67%) Risk Management
15 13 (6.67%) Telecoms
16 12 (6.15%) Business Analysis
16 12 (6.15%) SQL Server

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 13 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.08%) SAS
3 4 (2.05%) CMS
3 4 (2.05%) Confluence
4 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.51%) Apache
5 1 (0.51%) Drupal
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (9.74%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (3.59%) MS Office
4 6 (3.08%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.56%) MS Project
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.03%) Magento
3 2 (1.03%) SAP APO
3 2 (1.03%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (1.03%) SAP LE
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.08%) Internet
2 4 (2.05%) ATM
2 4 (2.05%) DMZ
3 2 (1.03%) Firewall
4 1 (0.51%) LAN
4 1 (0.51%) Network Security
4 1 (0.51%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.51%) WAN
4 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.18%) Big Data
2 12 (6.15%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.03%) Power BI
8 2 (1.03%) PowerPivot
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.51%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (3.08%) JIRA
1 6 (3.08%) JMeter
1 6 (3.08%) Selenium
1 6 (3.08%) WebDriver
2 5 (2.56%) Cucumber
2 5 (2.56%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.03%) Subversion
5 1 (0.51%) Ant
5 1 (0.51%) Apache Buildr
5 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.51%) jMock
5 1 (0.51%) JUnit
5 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.51%) Maven
5 1 (0.51%) NeoLoad
5 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.51%) WATIR
5 1 (0.51%) WebLOAD
5 1 (0.51%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 98 (50.26%) Finance
2 87 (44.62%) Banking
3 51 (26.15%) Retail Banking
4 17 (8.72%) Marketing
5 13 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.05%) Electronics
6 4 (2.05%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.03%) Advertising
7 2 (1.03%) Billing
7 2 (1.03%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.03%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (23.59%) Analyst
2 31 (15.90%) Developer
3 27 (13.85%) Architect
4 23 (11.79%) Test Manager
5 15 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 14 (7.18%) Business Analyst
7 13 (6.67%) Information Architect
7 13 (6.67%) Information Security Architect
7 13 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 13 (6.67%) Security Architect
8 10 (5.13%) Consultant
8 10 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.10%) Security Analyst
9 8 (4.10%) UI Developer
10 7 (3.59%) Finance Manager
10 7 (3.59%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.08%) Angular Developer
11 6 (3.08%) Information Security Manager
11 6 (3.08%) Process Analyst
11 6 (3.08%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.67%) HTML
1 13 (6.67%) Kafka
2 11 (5.64%) CSS
3 9 (4.62%) HTML5
4 8 (4.10%) AngularJS
5 6 (3.08%) XML
6 4 (2.05%) .NET
6 4 (2.05%) Middleware
7 3 (1.54%) Spring
8 2 (1.03%) Ajax
8 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.03%) EJB
8 2 (1.03%) JSP
8 2 (1.03%) SAP Core Interface
8 2 (1.03%) SOAP
8 2 (1.03%) XSLT
9 1 (0.51%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (0.51%) J2EE
9 1 (0.51%) Struts
9 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.67%) Blockchain
2 10 (5.13%) Cyber Defence
3 9 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.10%) EPoS
5 6 (3.08%) Smart Meter
6 4 (2.05%) CESG
6 4 (2.05%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.05%) Robotics
6 4 (2.05%) User Experience
7 3 (1.54%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.54%) FMCG
8 2 (1.03%) Copywriting
8 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.03%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.03%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.03%) Statistics
9 1 (0.51%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.51%) PMI
9 1 (0.51%) RIA
9 1 (0.51%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.54%) Unix
2 1 (0.51%) Windows
2 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (12.82%) Information Security
4 21 (10.77%) Cash Management
5 17 (8.72%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (8.21%) Migration
6 16 (8.21%) Scrum
7 14 (7.18%) E-Commerce
7 14 (7.18%) Security Architecture
7 14 (7.18%) Test Scripting
8 13 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 12 (6.15%) Business Analysis
10 11 (5.64%) Project Management
11 10 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (4.62%) Analytics
12 9 (4.62%) PRINCE2
13 8 (4.10%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (4.10%) Defect Management
13 8 (4.10%) Identity Access Management
13 8 (4.10%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.79%) SQL
2 18 (9.23%) Java
3 5 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.05%) C#
4 4 (2.05%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.05%) VBA
5 3 (1.54%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.03%) ABAP
6 2 (1.03%) PHP
6 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.03%) XPath
7 1 (0.51%) C
7 1 (0.51%) Perl
7 1 (0.51%) Python
7 1 (0.51%) R
7 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (8.72%) CISSP
2 9 (4.62%) CISA
3 7 (3.59%) CISM
3 7 (3.59%) ISEB
4 4 (2.05%) IIBA
5 3 (1.54%) Degree
5 3 (1.54%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.03%) CLAS
6 2 (1.03%) MCDBA
6 2 (1.03%) MCITP
6 2 (1.03%) MCPD
6 2 (1.03%) MCSA
6 2 (1.03%) MCSD
6 2 (1.03%) MCSE
6 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 9 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) Basel II
3 1 (0.51%) COBIT
3 1 (0.51%) COREP
3 1 (0.51%) FINREP
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.51%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.51%) SDET
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 16 (8.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.69%) SAP
3 6 (3.08%) IBM
3 6 (3.08%) Oracle
4 5 (2.56%) Teradata
5 4 (2.05%) Pega
6 3 (1.54%) webMethods
7 2 (1.03%) Adobe
7 2 (1.03%) ATG
7 2 (1.03%) BEA
7 2 (1.03%) Google
7 2 (1.03%) hybris
7 2 (1.03%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.03%) Software AG
8 1 (0.51%) Apple
8 1 (0.51%) Ektron
8 1 (0.51%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.51%) Facebook
8 1 (0.51%) Twitter
8 1 (0.51%) VMware
South West UK
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £430 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago