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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 30 49 13
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -36
Contract jobs citing Retail 6 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.37% 1.34% 8.93%
As % of the General category 8.82% 5.10% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 23
Average daily rate £438 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £227 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £455 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £26.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +77.05%
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
68 98 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.88% 26.27% 38.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 79 83
Average daily rate £390 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 11
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 7 (28.00%) CRM
1 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) Banking
4 4 (16.00%) .NET
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (16.00%) WFM
4 4 (16.00%) Digital Media
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (12.00%) jQuery
5 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (12.00%) Solvency II
5 3 (12.00%) Jasmine
5 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (12.00%) Guidewire
5 3 (12.00%) MuleSoft
5 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (12.00%) SCADA
5 3 (12.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Umbraco
5 3 (12.00%) SAP PI
5 3 (12.00%) Pega

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Jasmine
1 3 (12.00%) Moq
1 3 (12.00%) NUnit
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Retail Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Change Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Data Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) e-Learning Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Environment Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Moodle Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Director
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) CSS
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) jQuery
2 3 (12.00%) Middleware
2 3 (12.00%) SAP PI
3 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.00%) React
4 1 (4.00%) RESTful
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Digital Media
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (12.00%) SCADA
2 3 (12.00%) Social Media
3 1 (4.00%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) CRM
1 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Change Management
3 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (16.00%) WFM
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.00%) Content Management
5 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) OOD
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Service Management
5 3 (12.00%) SOA
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C#
1 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (12.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Adobe
2 3 (12.00%) FatWire
2 3 (12.00%) Guidewire
2 3 (12.00%) hybris
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) MuleSoft
2 3 (12.00%) Pega
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
2 3 (12.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.00%) Kronos
4 1 (4.00%) TIBCO