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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 9 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing Retail 37 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.64% 11.36% 6.22%
As % of the General category 26.24% 33.71% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 12
Average daily rate £365 £470 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.34% +19.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £300 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
141 89 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 36.72% 33.71% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 64 49
Average daily rate £365 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £254 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +220.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 20 (31.75%) CSS
2 19 (30.16%) HTML
3 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.63%) ATG
5 11 (17.46%) JSP
6 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
6 10 (15.87%) CSS3
7 9 (14.29%) HTML5
7 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.52%) Ajax
8 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.52%) SEO
9 5 (7.94%) CMS
9 5 (7.94%) CRM
9 5 (7.94%) jQuery
9 5 (7.94%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.35%) Marketing
10 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
10 4 (6.35%) Java
10 4 (6.35%) VBScript
10 4 (6.35%) VB
10 4 (6.35%) Oracle
10 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
10 4 (6.35%) E-Learning
11 3 (4.76%) Change Management
11 3 (4.76%) ITIL
11 3 (4.76%) Project Management
11 3 (4.76%) MS Project
11 3 (4.76%) UML

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (7.94%) CMS
2 2 (3.17%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.59%) Quickr
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Project
2 2 (3.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.59%) InDesign
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.59%) assyst
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.17%) MySQL
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.59%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
1 4 (6.35%) Marketing
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Developer
2 10 (15.87%) Analyst
2 10 (15.87%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (11.11%) UI Developer
3 7 (11.11%) UI Programmer
4 6 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Programme Planner
5 4 (6.35%) Designer
6 3 (4.76%) Tester
7 2 (3.17%) Product Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Development Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Web Designer
7 2 (3.17%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.17%) Product Development Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Business Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Transition Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Incident Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Change Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.75%) CSS
2 19 (30.16%) HTML
3 11 (17.46%) JSP
4 10 (15.87%) CSS3
5 9 (14.29%) HTML5
6 6 (9.52%) Ajax
7 5 (7.94%) jQuery
8 2 (3.17%) Spring
8 2 (3.17%) Flash
9 1 (1.59%) XHTML
9 1 (1.59%) XML
9 1 (1.59%) ODBC
9 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 1 (1.59%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) E-Learning
2 3 (4.76%) Graphic Design
2 3 (4.76%) FMCG
2 3 (4.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.59%) RIA
3 1 (1.59%) IPTV
3 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Linux
1 1 (1.59%) Debian
1 1 (1.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
2 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (9.52%) SEO
4 5 (7.94%) CRM
4 5 (7.94%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
5 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.76%) UML
6 3 (4.76%) ITIL
6 3 (4.76%) Project Management
6 3 (4.76%) Change Management
6 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.17%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.17%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.17%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.17%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Service Management
7 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.35%) Java
2 4 (6.35%) VBScript
2 4 (6.35%) VB
3 1 (1.59%) Python
3 1 (1.59%) LotusScript
3 1 (1.59%) Ruby
3 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.59%) Perl
3 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) ATG
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle
3 2 (3.17%) Adobe
3 2 (3.17%) HP
3 2 (3.17%) Lotus
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.59%) Remedy
4 1 (1.59%) SAP
4 1 (1.59%) JBoss
4 1 (1.59%) Siebel
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.59%) Stellent
4 1 (1.59%) LANDesk
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago