The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 52 54 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing Retail 42 43 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.92% 2.84% 1.53%
As % of the General category 8.17% 7.76% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 5
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£413 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £250 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £494 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £412 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.87% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £51.00 £73.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.72% -30.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £50.00 £19.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £51.60 £126.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -
Retail
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

General Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
514 554 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 35.79% 36.62% 39.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 294 228
Average daily rate £375 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £218 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 29
Average hourly rate £22.50 £50.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.44% +44.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.65 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £51.15 £51.20
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 Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Surrey region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Surrey region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead - 8 £450 - 1
Weybridge -1 2 - -
Guildford +4 1 £275 -15.38% 9
Horley - - - -
Redhill - - - - 3
Camberley - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Epsom - - - -
Farnham - - - - 2
Woking - - - - 2
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.86%) Project Management
3 19 (27.14%) Finance
3 19 (27.14%) Analytics
4 15 (21.43%) FMCG
5 14 (20.00%) R
6 13 (18.57%) Hadoop
6 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
7 12 (17.14%) MATLAB
7 12 (17.14%) Python
8 10 (14.29%) Open Source
8 10 (14.29%) Marketing
9 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
9 9 (12.86%) SQL
9 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
10 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (11.43%) Oracle
10 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
10 8 (11.43%) Business Analysis
11 7 (10.00%) Degree
11 7 (10.00%) Visualisation
11 7 (10.00%) Social Media
11 7 (10.00%) MS Office
11 7 (10.00%) Java
11 7 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (8.57%) Electronics
12 6 (8.57%) Advertising
12 6 (8.57%) E-Learning
12 6 (8.57%) PRINCE

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (4.29%) JBoss
2 2 (2.86%) SAS
2 2 (2.86%) FileNet
2 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.43%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.43%) Drupal
3 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.43%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.43%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.29%) WAN
3 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.43%) Wireless
3 1 (1.43%) LAN
3 1 (1.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.86%) Essbase
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.43%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (1.43%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (1.43%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) TestDirector
1 2 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.43%) Toad
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Marketing
3 7 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (8.57%) Electronics
4 6 (8.57%) Advertising
5 4 (5.71%) Banking
5 4 (5.71%) Back Office
6 3 (4.29%) Games
7 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Analyst
2 17 (24.29%) Business Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) Project Manager
4 9 (12.86%) Data Scientist
5 7 (10.00%) Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Team Leader
7 4 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Financial Business Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Solutions Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (2.86%) D3.js
2 2 (2.86%) Raphaël
2 2 (2.86%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) J2EE
2 2 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (1.43%) XML
3 1 (1.43%) XSD
3 1 (1.43%) JMS
3 1 (1.43%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.43%) JNDI
3 1 (1.43%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.43%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) FMCG
2 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (14.29%) Open Source
4 7 (10.00%) Social Media
4 7 (10.00%) Visualisation
5 6 (8.57%) E-Learning
6 2 (2.86%) Statistics
6 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.86%) Physics
6 2 (2.86%) CMDB
7 1 (1.43%) Equities
7 1 (1.43%) iPad
7 1 (1.43%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.43%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Windows
1 6 (8.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.43%) UNIX
2 1 (1.43%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.86%) Project Management
3 19 (27.14%) Analytics
4 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
4 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (11.43%) Business Analysis
5 6 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (8.57%) B2B
5 6 (8.57%) PRINCE
5 6 (8.57%) Marketing Strategy
5 6 (8.57%) Marketing Management
6 4 (5.71%) Waterfall
6 4 (5.71%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (5.71%) BCP
6 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.71%) ITIL
6 4 (5.71%) UML
6 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.71%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.00%) R
2 12 (17.14%) Python
2 12 (17.14%) MATLAB
3 9 (12.86%) SQL
4 7 (10.00%) Java
5 3 (4.29%) C
6 2 (2.86%) C#
6 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.43%) PHP
7 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.43%) C++
7 1 (1.43%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Degree
2 5 (7.14%) ISEB
3 2 (2.86%) PhD
3 2 (2.86%) ACCA
4 1 (1.43%) CCNP
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.86%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) Google
4 2 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (1.43%) Cognos
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco
5 1 (1.43%) IBM
5 1 (1.43%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.43%) Omniture
5 1 (1.43%) Rogue Wave