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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 42 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs citing Retail 134 125 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.24% 5.65% 7.90%
As % of the General category 12.18% 17.36% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 107 215
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£413 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.55% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £304 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £7.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.96 £30.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +74.28%
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 720 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 34.80% 32.54% 41.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 477 868
Average daily rate £390 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 28 75
Average hourly rate £33.50 £16.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -53.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.01 £43.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 28 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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 45 £425 -4.81% 9
Bristol -1 43 £305 -23.75% 13
Dorset +3 14 £396 -9.42% 6
Gloucestershire -14 13 £458 +16.11% 8
Somerset -14 10 £500 +53.84% 7
Devon -12 1 £263 -16.00% 2
Cornwall - - - -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 136 (54.62%) Finance
2 130 (52.21%) Banking
3 111 (44.58%) Retail Banking
4 58 (23.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (18.07%) Change Management
6 33 (13.25%) MS Project
7 31 (12.45%) Project Management
8 30 (12.05%) SQL
9 28 (11.24%) Microsoft
10 21 (8.43%) Business Analysis
11 19 (7.63%) Change Control
11 19 (7.63%) HTML
11 19 (7.63%) JavaScript
11 19 (7.63%) SAP
12 18 (7.23%) CSS
12 18 (7.23%) PRINCE2
13 16 (6.43%) Migration
14 14 (5.62%) UML
14 14 (5.62%) jQuery
14 14 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (5.22%) Enterprise Architecture
16 12 (4.82%) Oracle
17 11 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (4.42%) Marketing
18 10 (4.02%) Teradata
18 10 (4.02%) .NET
19 9 (3.61%) ISEB
20 8 (3.21%) MS Office
20 8 (3.21%) VBA
20 8 (3.21%) MS Excel

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 6 (2.41%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.01%) SAS
3 4 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.80%) IIS
4 2 (0.80%) Apache
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.40%) Zimbra
5 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.40%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.40%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (13.25%) MS Project
2 8 (3.21%) MS Office
2 8 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.21%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.01%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Retail
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.40%) CheetahMail
1 1 (0.40%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.41%) Internet
2 3 (1.20%) SSH
3 2 (0.80%) DNS
3 2 (0.80%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.40%) SAN
4 1 (0.40%) Intranet
4 1 (0.40%) Network Security
4 1 (0.40%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.40%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.40%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.81%) SQL Server
1 7 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.01%) BusinessObjects XI
2 5 (2.01%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.20%) DB2
4 3 (1.20%) MS Access
5 2 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.80%) Ingres
5 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.80%) DataStage
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Rational Rose
1 3 (1.20%) Toad
2 1 (0.40%) LSMW
2 1 (0.40%) JIRA
2 1 (0.40%) Selenium
2 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.40%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 136 (54.62%) Finance
2 130 (52.21%) Banking
3 111 (44.58%) Retail Banking
4 11 (4.42%) Marketing
5 7 (2.81%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.41%) Back Office
6 6 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (33.73%) Analyst
2 41 (16.47%) Business Analyst
3 40 (16.06%) Project Manager
4 39 (15.66%) Architect
5 27 (10.84%) Developer
6 20 (8.03%) Designer
7 18 (7.23%) PMO Analyst
8 17 (6.83%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (5.22%) Senior Business Analyst
9 13 (5.22%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (5.22%) Enterprise Architect
9 13 (5.22%) Programme Office Analyst
9 13 (5.22%) Programme Analyst
10 11 (4.42%) Consultant
10 11 (4.42%) Test Analyst
11 10 (4.02%) Web Designer
12 9 (3.61%) Solutions Designer
13 8 (3.21%) Lead Architect
14 6 (2.41%) Administrator
14 6 (2.41%) Recruitment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.63%) HTML
2 18 (7.23%) CSS
3 14 (5.62%) jQuery
4 10 (4.02%) .NET
5 5 (2.01%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.61%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.61%) Web Services
6 4 (1.61%) HTML5
7 3 (1.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (1.20%) CSS3
7 3 (1.20%) LINQ
7 3 (1.20%) ADO.NET
7 3 (1.20%) Ajax
8 2 (0.80%) LAMP
8 2 (0.80%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (0.40%) REST
9 1 (0.40%) Laravel
9 1 (0.40%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (0.40%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.21%) Mobile Banking
2 6 (2.41%) Online Banking
3 5 (2.01%) EPoS
4 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.61%) APACS
4 4 (1.61%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (1.61%) SWIFT
5 3 (1.20%) Social Media
6 2 (0.80%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.80%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.80%) FMCG
6 2 (0.80%) iSeries
6 2 (0.80%) Open Source
6 2 (0.80%) Clustering
6 2 (0.80%) Equities
6 2 (0.80%) IPTV
6 2 (0.80%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.80%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.80%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.81%) UNIX
2 6 (2.41%) Windows
3 5 (2.01%) Linux
4 2 (0.80%) VMS
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (23.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 45 (18.07%) Change Management
3 31 (12.45%) Project Management
4 21 (8.43%) Business Analysis
5 19 (7.63%) Change Control
6 18 (7.23%) PRINCE2
7 16 (6.43%) Migration
8 14 (5.62%) UML
8 14 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (5.22%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (3.21%) E-Commerce
11 8 (3.21%) Data Modelling
11 8 (3.21%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (3.21%) Business Transformation
12 7 (2.81%) Data Migration
13 6 (2.41%) Lean Six Sigma
13 6 (2.41%) Information Management
13 6 (2.41%) Data Analysis
13 6 (2.41%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.05%) SQL
2 19 (7.63%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.21%) VBA
4 7 (2.81%) C#
5 6 (2.41%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.61%) Java
7 3 (1.20%) Korn
8 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.80%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.80%) Perl
8 2 (0.80%) PHP
8 2 (0.80%) VB
8 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.40%) AWK
Qualifications
1 9 (3.61%) ISEB
2 4 (1.61%) Degree
3 3 (1.20%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.20%) PMP
3 3 (1.20%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.40%) ACCA
4 1 (0.40%) CIMA
4 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.40%) OCA
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.61%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.20%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.80%) QA
3 2 (0.80%) FATCA
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) COBIT
4 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) NFS
1 3 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.63%) SAP
3 12 (4.82%) Oracle
4 10 (4.02%) Teradata
5 8 (3.21%) Unisys
6 7 (2.81%) VMware
6 7 (2.81%) ICL
7 5 (2.01%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.61%) HP
8 4 (1.61%) Niku
8 4 (1.61%) Cisco
8 4 (1.61%) IBM
9 3 (1.20%) Cognos
9 3 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.80%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.40%) EMC
11 1 (0.40%) Citrix
11 1 (0.40%) CA
11 1 (0.40%) PeopleSoft
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