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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 9 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 42 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 9.72% 7.73% 8.83%
As % of the General category 19.44% 16.00% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 25 28
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£435 £441 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +26.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £351 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £550 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.96 £30.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +71.83%
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
216 175 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 50.00% 48.34% 47.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 124 131
Average daily rate £435 £430 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.16% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -19.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 80 (83.33%) Banking
2 79 (82.29%) Retail Banking
3 73 (76.04%) Finance
4 30 (31.25%) Change Management
5 27 (28.13%) MS Project
6 26 (27.08%) Microsoft
7 22 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (13.54%) SAP
8 13 (13.54%) Change Control
9 12 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 9 (9.38%) UML
11 8 (8.33%) Unisys
11 8 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
12 7 (7.29%) ICL
12 7 (7.29%) Project Planning
12 7 (7.29%) Business Transformation
13 6 (6.25%) MS Visio
13 6 (6.25%) Internet
13 6 (6.25%) Six Sigma
13 6 (6.25%) Information Management
13 6 (6.25%) Business Analysis
13 6 (6.25%) Online Banking
13 6 (6.25%) Lean Six Sigma
14 5 (5.21%) HTML
14 5 (5.21%) JavaScript
14 5 (5.21%) CSS
14 5 (5.21%) Data Modelling
14 5 (5.21%) Niku
14 5 (5.21%) GAP Analysis
14 5 (5.21%) Data Security

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (28.13%) MS Project
2 6 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) Firewall
2 1 (1.04%) Network Security
2 1 (1.04%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.04%) LSMW
General
1 80 (83.33%) Banking
2 79 (82.29%) Retail Banking
3 73 (76.04%) Finance
4 5 (5.21%) Marketing
5 3 (3.13%) Back Office
6 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (34.38%) Analyst
2 20 (20.83%) Architect
3 18 (18.75%) Designer
4 15 (15.63%) PMO Analyst
5 14 (14.58%) Project Manager
6 13 (13.54%) Business Analyst
6 13 (13.54%) Programme Office Analyst
6 13 (13.54%) Programme Analyst
7 11 (11.46%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (10.42%) Senior Business Analyst
8 10 (10.42%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (9.38%) Solutions Designer
9 9 (9.38%) Web Designer
10 5 (5.21%) Project Planner
10 5 (5.21%) Administrator
10 5 (5.21%) Information Architect
10 5 (5.21%) Consultant
10 5 (5.21%) Data Architect
10 5 (5.21%) Test Manager
10 5 (5.21%) Programme Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) HTML
1 5 (5.21%) CSS
1 5 (5.21%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
2 6 (6.25%) Online Banking
3 4 (4.17%) APACS
3 4 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (4.17%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.08%) EPoS
4 2 (2.08%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.04%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.04%) Windows
1 1 (1.04%) AIX
1 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.25%) Change Management
2 22 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (13.54%) Change Control
4 12 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 9 (9.38%) UML
6 7 (7.29%) Project Planning
6 7 (7.29%) Business Transformation
7 6 (6.25%) Lean Six Sigma
7 6 (6.25%) Information Management
7 6 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 6 (6.25%) Six Sigma
8 5 (5.21%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (5.21%) Data Security
8 5 (5.21%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.21%) Release Management
8 5 (5.21%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (5.21%) Data Architecture
9 4 (4.17%) Web Design
10 3 (3.13%) Migration
10 3 (3.13%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.21%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (1.04%) PMP
3 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) QA
1 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.08%) FATCA
2 1 (1.04%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.54%) SAP
3 8 (8.33%) Unisys
4 7 (7.29%) ICL
5 5 (5.21%) Niku
6 3 (3.13%) Cisco
6 3 (3.13%) IBM
6 3 (3.13%) HP
7 2 (2.08%) VMware
8 1 (1.04%) EMC
8 1 (1.04%) Citrix
8 1 (1.04%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.04%) Cognos