The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Southampton region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 16 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail 28 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.09% 4.21% 7.66%
As % of the General category 29.79% 18.31% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 13
Average daily rate
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£450 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £352 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.89 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.89 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-38.26% +12.50%
General Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
94 71 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 27.17% 22.98% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 49 41
Average daily rate £500 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £523 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Average hourly rate £13.89 £12.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.12% -54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Retail
Hampshire

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 (21.88%) CRM
2 9 (14.06%) Marketing
2 9 (14.06%) FMCG
3 8 (12.50%) User Stories
4 7 (10.94%) HTML
5 6 (9.38%) Java
5 6 (9.38%) CSS
5 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
5 6 (9.38%) Migration
5 6 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
6 5 (7.81%) ATG
6 5 (7.81%) ITIL
6 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.25%) VBScript
7 4 (6.25%) VB
7 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.25%) JSP
7 4 (6.25%) SAP
7 4 (6.25%) CMS
7 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
7 4 (6.25%) E-Learning
7 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.25%) Change Management
7 4 (6.25%) CSS3
7 4 (6.25%) Validation
7 4 (6.25%) HTML5
7 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.69%) Revenue Management
8 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Certification

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.56%) Quickr
3 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Project
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Wireless
2 1 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.56%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.56%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (14.06%) Marketing
2 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) Project Manager
2 10 (15.63%) Business Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Product Owner
5 4 (6.25%) Programme Planner
5 4 (6.25%) UI Developer
5 4 (6.25%) UI Programmer
6 3 (4.69%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Tester
7 2 (3.13%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.13%) Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.13%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Data Migration Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Applications Support Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Support Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Applications Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) HTML
2 6 (9.38%) CSS
3 4 (6.25%) JSP
3 4 (6.25%) HTML5
3 4 (6.25%) CSS3
4 2 (3.13%) Ajax
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.56%) jQuery
5 1 (1.56%) Sass
5 1 (1.56%) XML
5 1 (1.56%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) FMCG
2 4 (6.25%) E-Learning
3 2 (3.13%) EPoS
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) CRM
2 8 (12.50%) User Stories
3 6 (9.38%) Business Analysis
3 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
3 6 (9.38%) Migration
4 5 (7.81%) ITIL
4 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
5 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.25%) Change Management
5 4 (6.25%) Validation
6 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.69%) UML
6 3 (4.69%) Project Management
6 3 (4.69%) Revenue Management
7 2 (3.13%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) Java
2 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.25%) VBScript
3 4 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (1.56%) LotusScript
4 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) ATG
2 4 (6.25%) SAP
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.13%) HP
4 2 (3.13%) Lotus
5 1 (1.56%) Remedy
5 1 (1.56%) JBoss
5 1 (1.56%) Siebel