The first 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 18 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 Swindon 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 6 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing Retail 59 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 13.29% 14.81% 6.76%
As % of the General category 25.54% 23.95% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 37 25
Average daily rate £420 £368 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £303 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £386
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
231 167 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 52.03% 61.85% 51.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 153 153
Average daily rate £418 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.82% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Retail
Wiltshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 56 (75.68%) Banking
2 55 (74.32%) Retail Banking
3 54 (72.97%) Finance
4 22 (29.73%) Microsoft
5 21 (28.38%) Change Management
6 20 (27.03%) MS Project
7 17 (22.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (16.22%) Change Control
9 11 (14.86%) SAP
10 7 (9.46%) Internet
10 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
10 7 (9.46%) PRINCE2
10 7 (9.46%) Online Banking
10 7 (9.46%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (8.11%) jQuery
11 6 (8.11%) Marketing
11 6 (8.11%) ICL
11 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
11 6 (8.11%) Unisys
11 6 (8.11%) CSS
12 5 (6.76%) HTML
12 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
13 4 (5.41%) UNIX
13 4 (5.41%) ISEB
13 4 (5.41%) SAS
13 4 (5.41%) Project Planning
13 4 (5.41%) Web Design
13 4 (5.41%) Release Management
13 4 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (4.05%) QA

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.41%) SAS
3 2 (2.70%) IIS
3 2 (2.70%) CMS
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.35%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 20 (27.03%) MS Project
2 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) Intranet
3 1 (1.35%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.35%) SSL
3 1 (1.35%) LDAP
3 1 (1.35%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (1.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.35%) Gradle
1 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.35%) Mockito
1 1 (1.35%) Maven
1 1 (1.35%) LSMW
1 1 (1.35%) Subversion
1 1 (1.35%) Ant
1 1 (1.35%) JUnit
1 1 (1.35%) Rational Rose
1 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
General
1 56 (75.68%) Banking
2 55 (74.32%) Retail Banking
3 54 (72.97%) Finance
4 6 (8.11%) Marketing
5 2 (2.70%) Publishing
6 1 (1.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (33.78%) Analyst
2 17 (22.97%) Architect
2 17 (22.97%) Designer
3 13 (17.57%) PMO Analyst
4 12 (16.22%) Programme Analyst
4 12 (16.22%) Programme Office Analyst
5 11 (14.86%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (12.16%) Web Designer
7 8 (10.81%) Solutions Designer
7 8 (10.81%) Project Manager
8 7 (9.46%) Business Analyst
9 6 (8.11%) Consultant
10 3 (4.05%) SAS Architect
10 3 (4.05%) UAT Test Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Programme Administrator
10 3 (4.05%) Project Planner
10 3 (4.05%) Administrator
10 3 (4.05%) UAT Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Programme Office Administrator
10 3 (4.05%) PMO Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) jQuery
1 6 (8.11%) CSS
2 5 (6.76%) HTML
3 1 (1.35%) Guice
3 1 (1.35%) Spring
3 1 (1.35%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.35%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.35%) XML
3 1 (1.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Online Banking
1 7 (9.46%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (4.05%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (2.70%) EPoS
3 2 (2.70%) APACS
3 2 (2.70%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.35%) iSeries
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.35%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.35%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) UNIX
2 2 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) Change Management
2 17 (22.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (16.22%) Change Control
4 7 (9.46%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.41%) Project Planning
5 4 (5.41%) Web Design
5 4 (5.41%) Release Management
5 4 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.05%) Business Transformation
6 3 (4.05%) Business Analysis
6 3 (4.05%) Information Management
7 2 (2.70%) UML
7 2 (2.70%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.70%) Logistics
7 2 (2.70%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (2.70%) Data Security
7 2 (2.70%) Migration
7 2 (2.70%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (2.70%) Data Architecture
8 1 (1.35%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.35%) Java
3 1 (1.35%) SQL
3 1 (1.35%) VB
3 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) ISEB
2 3 (4.05%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) COREP
3 1 (1.35%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.86%) SAP
3 6 (8.11%) ICL
3 6 (8.11%) Unisys
4 3 (4.05%) HP
4 3 (4.05%) Niku
5 1 (1.35%) VMware
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco
5 1 (1.35%) IBM
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle
5 1 (1.35%) CA
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