The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 38 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-31 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 7 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.06% 12.42% 10.96%
As % of the General category 7.95% 36.11% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 36 25
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £288 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-56.00% +122.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

General Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
88 108 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.88% 34.39% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 90 54
Average daily rate £475 £405 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.28% -5.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £170 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Average hourly rate £26.75 £21.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.70% -41.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £21.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £21.80 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Southampton region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Southampton region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
1 4 (30.77%) Siebel
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) SDLC
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) JSP
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) B2B
3 2 (15.38%) B2C
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.69%) InDesign
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
1 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Siebel Configurator
3 2 (15.38%) Siebel Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Hybris Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Major Incident Manager
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) Project Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support
4 1 (7.69%) E-Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
1 2 (15.38%) JSP
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) E-Learning
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) SDLC
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 2 (15.38%) B2B
2 2 (15.38%) B2C
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Document Management
3 1 (7.69%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Siebel
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) hybris
4 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (7.69%) VMware