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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 12 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 25 54 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 8.04% 12.86% 13.61%
As % of the General category 14.45% 22.31% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 43 36
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£450 £438 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +22.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £224 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £510 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.26% +40.00%
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
173 242 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 55.63% 57.62% 55.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 188 145
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 59 (70.24%) Finance
2 49 (58.33%) Banking
3 48 (57.14%) Retail Banking
4 25 (29.76%) Microsoft
5 24 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (26.19%) .NET
7 21 (25.00%) C#
8 20 (23.81%) Change Management
9 17 (20.24%) ASP.NET
9 17 (20.24%) E-Commerce
10 16 (19.05%) SQL
11 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
12 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (13.10%) PRINCE2
15 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
15 10 (11.90%) Business Transformation
16 9 (10.71%) HTML
16 9 (10.71%) CSS
17 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 8 (9.52%) PRINCE
17 8 (9.52%) Oracle
17 8 (9.52%) MS Project
18 7 (8.33%) .NET Framework
18 7 (8.33%) jQuery
18 7 (8.33%) WCF
18 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
18 7 (8.33%) Change Control
18 7 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
18 7 (8.33%) Java

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (7.14%) SAS
2 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.19%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.19%) DNN
3 1 (1.19%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Project
2 2 (2.38%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.19%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) Base SAS
3 3 (3.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.19%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.19%) Ant
2 1 (1.19%) Maven
General
1 59 (70.24%) Finance
2 49 (58.33%) Banking
3 48 (57.14%) Retail Banking
4 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.38%) Electronics
5 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Law
6 1 (1.19%) Back Office
6 1 (1.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (27.38%) Architect
2 18 (21.43%) Analyst
3 16 (19.05%) Developer
4 13 (15.48%) .NET Developer
5 9 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 9 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (9.52%) Designer
6 8 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
7 7 (8.33%) Business Analyst
8 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Programme Office Analyst
8 6 (7.14%) Consultant
8 6 (7.14%) Programme Analyst
9 5 (5.95%) Data Architect
9 5 (5.95%) Information Architect
10 4 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
10 4 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.76%) UX Designer
11 3 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.19%) .NET
2 17 (20.24%) ASP.NET
3 9 (10.71%) HTML
3 9 (10.71%) CSS
4 7 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 7 (8.33%) jQuery
4 7 (8.33%) WCF
4 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (8.33%) SOAP
4 7 (8.33%) Ajax
5 6 (7.14%) MSMQ
5 6 (7.14%) Entity Framework
5 6 (7.14%) LINQ to SQL
5 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 6 (7.14%) LINQ
6 4 (4.76%) RESTful
7 3 (3.57%) Apache Cordova
7 3 (3.57%) PhoneGap
7 3 (3.57%) REST
7 3 (3.57%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
2 6 (7.14%) Online Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Reference Data
4 4 (4.76%) Credit Risk
4 4 (4.76%) User Experience
5 3 (3.57%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.38%) iPad
6 2 (2.38%) Physics
6 2 (2.38%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.19%) PMI
7 1 (1.19%) Statistics
7 1 (1.19%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.57%) Android
1 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
1 3 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (23.81%) Change Management
3 17 (20.24%) E-Commerce
4 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.10%) PRINCE2
6 10 (11.90%) Business Transformation
7 8 (9.52%) PRINCE
8 7 (8.33%) Change Control
8 7 (8.33%) TDD
8 7 (8.33%) MVC
9 6 (7.14%) OO
9 6 (7.14%) OOD
9 6 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 6 (7.14%) BDD
9 6 (7.14%) Data Architecture
10 5 (5.95%) Information Architecture
10 5 (5.95%) Data Modelling
10 5 (5.95%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.95%) Information Management
10 5 (5.95%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.00%) C#
2 16 (19.05%) SQL
3 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.33%) Java
5 3 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (1.19%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (5.95%) Degree
3 1 (1.19%) ISEB
3 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.19%) ACCA
3 1 (1.19%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) COREP
1 2 (2.38%) FINREP
2 1 (1.19%) FATCA
2 1 (1.19%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) COBIT
2 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (29.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.52%) Oracle
3 6 (7.14%) Unisys
3 6 (7.14%) SAP
4 4 (4.76%) ICL
5 3 (3.57%) Sencha
6 2 (2.38%) VMware
6 2 (2.38%) Citrix
6 2 (2.38%) EMC
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco
6 2 (2.38%) IBM
7 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.19%) Adobe
7 1 (1.19%) Niku
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