The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 6 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Retail 56 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 13.73% 9.67% 11.38%
As % of the General category 24.14% 20.83% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 33 33
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£450 £410 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +22.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £328 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £548 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -
Retail
Wiltshire

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

General Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
232 168 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 56.86% 46.41% 65.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 133 172
Average daily rate £475 £420 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 85 (78.70%) Finance
2 78 (72.22%) Banking
3 75 (69.44%) Retail Banking
4 36 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (23.15%) Microsoft
5 25 (23.15%) Change Management
6 20 (18.52%) C#
6 20 (18.52%) .NET
7 17 (15.74%) SQL
8 16 (14.81%) Mobile Banking
9 15 (13.89%) JavaScript
10 14 (12.96%) PRINCE2
10 14 (12.96%) E-Commerce
10 14 (12.96%) Business Transformation
10 14 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (12.04%) Unisys
11 13 (12.04%) SAP
11 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET
12 12 (11.11%) MS Project
12 12 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (10.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (10.19%) PRINCE
13 11 (10.19%) Data Architecture
14 10 (9.26%) Change Control
14 10 (9.26%) Data Modelling
15 9 (8.33%) Information Management
15 9 (8.33%) ITIL
16 8 (7.41%) Information Architecture
16 8 (7.41%) Oracle
16 8 (7.41%) TOGAF

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 7 (6.48%) SAS
2 6 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.93%) CMS
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.93%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (11.11%) MS Project
2 2 (1.85%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) Internet
2 2 (1.85%) ATM
2 2 (1.85%) 3G
3 1 (0.93%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) Base SAS
2 5 (4.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 4 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.93%) Maven
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.93%) Ant
2 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.93%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
General
1 85 (78.70%) Finance
2 78 (72.22%) Banking
3 75 (69.44%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.85%) Electronics
5 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.93%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (32.41%) Architect
2 24 (22.22%) Analyst
3 17 (15.74%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (14.81%) Developer
5 13 (12.04%) Project Manager
6 10 (9.26%) PMO Analyst
6 10 (9.26%) .NET Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Designer
8 8 (7.41%) Programme Analyst
8 8 (7.41%) Business Analyst
8 8 (7.41%) Consultant
8 8 (7.41%) Programme Office Analyst
9 7 (6.48%) Solutions Designer
9 7 (6.48%) Data Architect
10 6 (5.56%) Technical Architect
10 6 (5.56%) Information Architect
10 6 (5.56%) Applications Architect
11 4 (3.70%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.70%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.52%) .NET
2 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET
3 7 (6.48%) CSS
3 7 (6.48%) HTML
3 7 (6.48%) Ajax
4 6 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 6 (5.56%) jQuery
4 6 (5.56%) WCF
4 6 (5.56%) LINQ
4 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (5.56%) Apache Cordova
4 6 (5.56%) Sencha Touch
4 6 (5.56%) RESTful
4 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 6 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (5.56%) LINQ to SQL
4 6 (5.56%) MSMQ
4 6 (5.56%) SOAP
5 4 (3.70%) REST
5 4 (3.70%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.81%) Mobile Banking
2 7 (6.48%) Reference Data
3 6 (5.56%) Online Banking
4 4 (3.70%) Credit Risk
4 4 (3.70%) User Experience
5 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.78%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.85%) Physics
6 2 (1.85%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.93%) Economics
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) EPoS
7 1 (0.93%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.56%) Android
1 6 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 6 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (23.15%) Change Management
3 14 (12.96%) PRINCE2
3 14 (12.96%) E-Commerce
3 14 (12.96%) Business Transformation
4 12 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.19%) PRINCE
5 11 (10.19%) Data Architecture
6 10 (9.26%) Change Control
6 10 (9.26%) Data Modelling
7 9 (8.33%) Information Management
7 9 (8.33%) ITIL
8 8 (7.41%) Information Architecture
8 8 (7.41%) TOGAF
9 7 (6.48%) Scrum
9 7 (6.48%) MVC
10 6 (5.56%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.56%) BDD
10 6 (5.56%) Android Development
10 6 (5.56%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.52%) C#
2 17 (15.74%) SQL
3 15 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.48%) Java
5 3 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (10.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (4.63%) Degree
3 2 (1.85%) ACCA
3 2 (1.85%) CIMA
4 1 (0.93%) ISEB
4 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) COREP
2 4 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.78%) FINREP
4 2 (1.85%) FATCA
4 2 (1.85%) Basel II
5 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.93%) Puppet
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (23.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.04%) Unisys
2 13 (12.04%) SAP
3 8 (7.41%) Oracle
4 7 (6.48%) ICL
5 6 (5.56%) Sencha
5 6 (5.56%) Citrix
5 6 (5.56%) EMC
5 6 (5.56%) Cisco
5 6 (5.56%) IBM
5 6 (5.56%) VMware
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) Niku
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