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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 46 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail 8 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.83% 9.97% 11.76%
As % of the General category 5.88% 26.95% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 36 27
Average daily rate
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£320 £364 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -15.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £205 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £455 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £412 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.87% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -
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
136 141 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.05% 37.01% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 123 68
Average daily rate £538 £365 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.26% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £165 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £555 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Average hourly rate £21.00 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 2015.

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 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) Siebel
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Statistics
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.69%) InDesign
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
1 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Siebel Configurator
2 2 (15.38%) Siebel Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Software Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Major Incident Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support
3 1 (7.69%) E-Learning Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Junior
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) E-Learning
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Campaign Management
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Document Management
3 1 (7.69%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
1 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Siebel
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) VMware