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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 41 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail 132 104 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.04% 4.41% 4.85%
As % of the General category 12.58% 13.92% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 87 105
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£410 £396 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.53% +11.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £284 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £511 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £6.35
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 - £6.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 - £6.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £13.87 £6.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +113.38%
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
1049 747 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.11% 31.67% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 528 591
Average daily rate £418 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 26 57
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% -12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £13.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.05 £40.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +7 48 £445 +0.56% 17
Gloucestershire +1 29 £388 -4.32% 3
Bristol -26 19 £375 -5.30% 6
Somerset -3 13 £400 +10.26% 2
Dorset -3 4 £400 +332.43% 3
Devon -13 3 - - 5
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 145 (55.13%) Finance
2 138 (52.47%) Banking
3 109 (41.44%) Retail Banking
4 46 (17.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (14.07%) SQL
6 33 (12.55%) E-Commerce
7 30 (11.41%) Oracle
7 30 (11.41%) Change Management
8 29 (11.03%) Business Analysis
8 29 (11.03%) Project Management
9 27 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (9.51%) MS Project
10 25 (9.51%) SAP
11 19 (7.22%) Microsoft
11 19 (7.22%) Migration
12 18 (6.84%) .NET
13 17 (6.46%) Change Control
14 16 (6.08%) Mobile Banking
14 16 (6.08%) Business Objects
14 16 (6.08%) UNIX
14 16 (6.08%) Windows
15 15 (5.70%) Java
15 15 (5.70%) MS Excel
15 15 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (5.70%) VMware
16 14 (5.32%) PRINCE2
16 14 (5.32%) SAS
16 14 (5.32%) VBA
16 14 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (4.94%) Marketing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (5.32%) SAS
2 12 (4.56%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.90%) Commerce Server
4 4 (1.52%) CMS
4 4 (1.52%) Apache
4 4 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.76%) Drupal
6 2 (0.76%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.38%) Zimbra
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.38%) Node.js
7 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.38%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.38%) ATG Dynamo
7 1 (0.38%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 25 (9.51%) MS Project
2 15 (5.70%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.56%) MS Office
4 7 (2.66%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (1.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.76%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.38%) Summit
3 1 (0.38%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) Force.com
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.66%) Internet
2 5 (1.90%) SSH
3 4 (1.52%) DNS
3 4 (1.52%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.14%) SAN
4 3 (1.14%) PuTTY
4 3 (1.14%) 3G
5 2 (0.76%) LTE
6 1 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.38%) MVNO
6 1 (0.38%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.38%) SS7
6 1 (0.38%) 2G
6 1 (0.38%) ATM
6 1 (0.38%) GPRS
6 1 (0.38%) GSM
6 1 (0.38%) PPP
6 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 9 (3.42%) DB2
3 8 (3.04%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.04%) BusinessObjects XI
4 5 (1.90%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.52%) Base SAS
5 4 (1.52%) Ingres
5 4 (1.52%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.14%) MySQL
6 3 (1.14%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.14%) JasperReports
6 3 (1.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (0.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (0.76%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.76%) MS Access
7 2 (0.76%) DataStage
7 2 (0.76%) Essbase
7 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.90%) Toad
1 5 (1.90%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.14%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.38%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.38%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.38%) PhantomJS
4 1 (0.38%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.38%) Ant
4 1 (0.38%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.38%) Subversion
4 1 (0.38%) Maven
4 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 145 (55.13%) Finance
2 138 (52.47%) Banking
3 109 (41.44%) Retail Banking
4 13 (4.94%) Marketing
5 11 (4.18%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.66%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.28%) Back Office
8 5 (1.90%) Electronics
9 3 (1.14%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Games
10 1 (0.38%) Law
10 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 89 (33.84%) Analyst
2 51 (19.39%) Architect
3 49 (18.63%) Business Analyst
4 43 (16.35%) Developer
5 32 (12.17%) Project Manager
6 21 (7.98%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (6.84%) PMO Analyst
8 15 (5.70%) Consultant
8 15 (5.70%) Technical Architect
9 11 (4.18%) Programme Office Analyst
9 11 (4.18%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 11 (4.18%) Programme Analyst
10 10 (3.80%) Designer
11 8 (3.04%) Applications Architect
11 8 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (3.04%) Test Analyst
11 8 (3.04%) Solutions Designer
11 8 (3.04%) Senior Business Analyst
12 7 (2.66%) Data Architect
12 7 (2.66%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.84%) .NET
2 11 (4.18%) HTML
3 10 (3.80%) CSS
4 8 (3.04%) .NET Framework
4 8 (3.04%) jQuery
5 6 (2.28%) RESTful
5 6 (2.28%) Web Services
5 6 (2.28%) Sencha Touch
5 6 (2.28%) Apache Cordova
6 5 (1.90%) HTML5
6 5 (1.90%) REST
6 5 (1.90%) CSS3
7 4 (1.52%) PhoneGap
7 4 (1.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.52%) WCF
7 4 (1.52%) LINQ
7 4 (1.52%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.14%) J2EE
8 3 (1.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.08%) Mobile Banking
2 14 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.66%) Online Banking
3 7 (2.66%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.90%) Social Media
4 5 (1.90%) Reference Data
4 5 (1.90%) DTV
4 5 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.90%) User Experience
5 4 (1.52%) Clustering
6 3 (1.14%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.76%) EPoS
7 2 (0.76%) AS400
7 2 (0.76%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.76%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.76%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.76%) Open Source
8 1 (0.38%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.38%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.08%) UNIX
1 16 (6.08%) Windows
2 11 (4.18%) Linux
3 6 (2.28%) Android
3 6 (2.28%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.52%) VMS
5 3 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.76%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (0.76%) CentOS
7 1 (0.38%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.49%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (12.55%) E-Commerce
3 30 (11.41%) Change Management
4 29 (11.03%) Project Management
4 29 (11.03%) Business Analysis
5 27 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (7.22%) Migration
7 17 (6.46%) Change Control
8 15 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (5.32%) PRINCE2
10 13 (4.94%) Data Modelling
11 12 (4.56%) Scrum
12 11 (4.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 10 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (3.42%) Programme Management
14 9 (3.42%) ITIL
15 8 (3.04%) TOGAF
15 8 (3.04%) IT Governance
15 8 (3.04%) Data Architecture
15 8 (3.04%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 37 (14.07%) SQL
2 15 (5.70%) Java
3 14 (5.32%) VBA
4 13 (4.94%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.56%) C#
6 7 (2.66%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.90%) Korn
8 4 (1.52%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.52%) Perl
8 4 (1.52%) PHP
9 3 (1.14%) VB
10 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.38%) RPG
11 1 (0.38%) Python
11 1 (0.38%) AWK
11 1 (0.38%) Ruby
11 1 (0.38%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.38%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.38%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (1.90%) ISEB
2 2 (0.76%) PMP
2 2 (0.76%) PMI Certification
2 2 (0.76%) Degree
3 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.38%) ACCA
3 1 (0.38%) CIMA
3 1 (0.38%) OCA
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.90%) QA
2 4 (1.52%) COREP
2 4 (1.52%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.76%) Basel II
4 2 (0.76%) FINREP
5 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.38%) FATCA
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.90%) NFS
2 4 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.38%) vSphere
3 1 (0.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (2.66%) Puppet
2 5 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.14%) Ansible
5 1 (0.38%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 30 (11.41%) Oracle
2 25 (9.51%) SAP
3 19 (7.22%) Microsoft
4 16 (6.08%) Business Objects
5 15 (5.70%) VMware
6 13 (4.94%) Unisys
7 12 (4.56%) IBM
8 10 (3.80%) Teradata
9 8 (3.04%) ICL
9 8 (3.04%) ATG
10 7 (2.66%) hybris
11 6 (2.28%) Sencha
11 6 (2.28%) Citrix
12 5 (1.90%) Cisco
12 5 (1.90%) EMC
13 4 (1.52%) Cognos
13 4 (1.52%) HP
14 3 (1.14%) Hyperion
15 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
16 1 (0.38%) Huawei
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