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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 16 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing Retail 28 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.91% 3.86% 7.75%
As % of the General category 30.77% 16.00% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 14
Average daily rate
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£444 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £279 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £454 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 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 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-49.49% +37.50%
General Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
91 75 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.71% 24.12% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 55 46
Average daily rate £500 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 11
Average hourly rate £13.89 £12.38 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% -55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Retail
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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 30 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 30 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 15 (23.81%) CRM
2 9 (14.29%) Marketing
2 9 (14.29%) FMCG
3 8 (12.70%) User Stories
4 6 (9.52%) HTML
4 6 (9.52%) Java
4 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 6 (9.52%) Migration
4 6 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 5 (7.94%) Data Migration
5 5 (7.94%) ATG
5 5 (7.94%) ITIL
5 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.94%) CSS
6 4 (6.35%) JSP
6 4 (6.35%) SAP
6 4 (6.35%) VBScript
6 4 (6.35%) VB
6 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.35%) CMS
6 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
6 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.35%) Change Management
6 4 (6.35%) E-Learning
6 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.35%) HTML5
6 4 (6.35%) CSS3
6 4 (6.35%) Validation
7 3 (4.76%) Revenue Management
7 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (6.35%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.59%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Project
2 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.59%) Retail-J
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Axure RP
1 1 (1.59%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (14.29%) Marketing
2 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Analyst
2 10 (15.87%) Project Manager
2 10 (15.87%) Business Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Product Owner
5 4 (6.35%) Programme Planner
5 4 (6.35%) UI Programmer
5 4 (6.35%) UI Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.17%) Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Tester
7 2 (3.17%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.17%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Support Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Data Migration Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Applications Support Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Applications Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) HTML
2 5 (7.94%) CSS
3 4 (6.35%) JSP
3 4 (6.35%) HTML5
3 4 (6.35%) CSS3
4 1 (1.59%) Sass
4 1 (1.59%) Ajax
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) FMCG
2 4 (6.35%) E-Learning
3 3 (4.76%) EPoS
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) CRM
2 8 (12.70%) User Stories
3 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 6 (9.52%) Migration
3 6 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 5 (7.94%) Data Migration
4 5 (7.94%) ITIL
5 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.35%) Change Management
5 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.35%) Validation
6 3 (4.76%) Revenue Management
6 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.76%) UML
6 3 (4.76%) Project Management
7 2 (3.17%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.59%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) Java
2 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.35%) VBScript
3 4 (6.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
1 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) ATG
2 4 (6.35%) SAP
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.17%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) Remedy
5 1 (1.59%) Lotus
5 1 (1.59%) JBoss