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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 28 25 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing Retail 17 10 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.37% 3.02% 11.53%
As % of the General category 21.52% 10.64% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 30
Average daily rate
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£438 £413 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £331 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £497 £604
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.89 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.38 £16.20 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-23.56% +1.25%
Retail
Hampshire

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
79 94 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.31% 28.40% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 76 64
Average daily rate £450 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £320 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £13.89 £10.78 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.90% -50.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £9.60 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.73 £11.96 £30.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 September 2014, 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 14 (28.00%) CRM
2 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.00%) Marketing
2 9 (18.00%) FMCG
3 8 (16.00%) User Stories
4 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (12.00%) Java
5 6 (12.00%) SAP
5 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (12.00%) Migration
5 6 (12.00%) Project Management
5 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (12.00%) Business Analysis
6 5 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.00%) Finance
7 4 (8.00%) ITIL
8 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (6.00%) UML
8 3 (6.00%) VBScript
8 3 (6.00%) VB
8 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.00%) EPoS
8 3 (6.00%) Validation
8 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (6.00%) Wireless
8 3 (6.00%) CMS
8 3 (6.00%) E-Learning
8 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (6.00%) Revenue Management
9 2 (4.00%) Problem Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 3 (6.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) Node.js
2 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.00%) IPsec
2 1 (2.00%) HSRP
2 1 (2.00%) Intranet
2 1 (2.00%) MPLS
2 1 (2.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.00%) Data Mart
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (18.00%) Marketing
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Project Manager
3 9 (18.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Product Owner
5 3 (6.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Programme Planner
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Support Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Applications Support Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.00%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.00%) Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Applications Manager
7 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Major Incident Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (2.00%) HTML5
2 1 (2.00%) CSS3
2 1 (2.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) FMCG
2 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) EPoS
3 3 (6.00%) E-Learning
4 2 (4.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) CRM
2 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.00%) User Stories
4 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (12.00%) Project Management
5 6 (12.00%) Migration
5 6 (12.00%) Business Analysis
6 5 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.00%) ITIL
8 3 (6.00%) Validation
8 3 (6.00%) UML
8 3 (6.00%) Revenue Management
9 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.00%) Change Management
9 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
10 1 (2.00%) Data Mapping
10 1 (2.00%) Data Architecture
10 1 (2.00%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (2.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) Java
2 3 (6.00%) VBScript
2 3 (6.00%) VB
3 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.00%) CCIE
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
1 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) SAP
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) Remedy
4 1 (2.00%) ATG
4 1 (2.00%) F5
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