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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 38 20 6
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Contract jobs citing Retail 8 15 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.23% 4.66% 13.95%
As % of the General category 12.31% 15.46% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 31
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £381
% change year-on-year
+6.58% +1.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-18.51% +17.39%
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
65 97 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.11% 30.12% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 75 57
Average daily rate £375 £500 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £285 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £690 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £19.88 £28.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.01% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.98 £9.30 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.78 £28.00 £29.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

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 20 October 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 11 (30.56%) CRM
2 7 (19.44%) Marketing
2 7 (19.44%) FMCG
3 6 (16.67%) User Stories
3 6 (16.67%) Migration
3 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) Project Management
4 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.89%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) SAP
4 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL
5 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 4 (11.11%) Finance
6 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (8.33%) Wireless
6 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.33%) EPoS
6 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (8.33%) Revenue Management
7 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
7 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (5.56%) User Experience
7 2 (5.56%) SLA
7 2 (5.56%) HTML
7 2 (5.56%) UML

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1 (2.78%) CMS
1 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (2.78%) IPsec
2 1 (2.78%) HSRP
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) MPLS
2 1 (2.78%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.78%) Star Schema
1 1 (2.78%) Data Mart
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (19.44%) Marketing
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) French Language
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Project Manager
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Product Owner
5 3 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Support Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Support Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.56%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.56%) Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) SOA Architect
7 1 (2.78%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (2.78%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) HTML5
2 1 (2.78%) CSS3
2 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
2 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) FMCG
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) EPoS
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) CRM
2 6 (16.67%) Project Management
2 6 (16.67%) Migration
2 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) User Stories
3 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
3 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Revenue Management
6 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.56%) Validation
6 2 (5.56%) UML
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) Change Management
7 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.78%) Workflow
7 1 (2.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.78%) CCIE
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
1 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) SAP
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Informatica
3 1 (2.78%) Remedy
3 1 (2.78%) F5
3 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle