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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 38 6 18
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +12
Contract jobs citing Retail 10 60 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.61% 14.12% 5.56%
As % of the General category 6.17% 23.81% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 51 16
Average daily rate £430 £450 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +11.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £26.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +77.05%
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
162 252 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 42.30% 59.29% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 201 110
Average daily rate £400 £480 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £328 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £576 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £122.50 £23.22 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+427.56% -3.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Banking
3 10 (28.57%) Retail Banking
4 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) CRM
5 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
6 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.29%) MVC
7 4 (11.43%) PMI
7 4 (11.43%) PMI Certification
7 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.43%) .NET
7 4 (11.43%) SAP
7 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.43%) Billing
8 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (8.57%) CMS
8 3 (8.57%) TOGAF
8 3 (8.57%) MS Office
8 3 (8.57%) Change Management
9 2 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) SDL Web 8
9 2 (5.71%) SAP FI
9 2 (5.71%) Six Sigma
9 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.71%) Project Management
9 2 (5.71%) MS Project
9 2 (5.71%) UML
9 2 (5.71%) SSADM
9 2 (5.71%) DSDM

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (8.57%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Fredhopper
1 2 (5.71%) SAP CO
1 2 (5.71%) SAP FI
1 2 (5.71%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (5.71%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
1 1 (2.86%) LAN
1 1 (2.86%) SSL
1 1 (2.86%) Telepresence
1 1 (2.86%) VoIP
1 1 (2.86%) VPN
1 1 (2.86%) WAN
1 1 (2.86%) Wireless
1 1 (2.86%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Big Data
1 1 (2.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Rational Rose
2 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) MSTest
2 1 (2.86%) NUnit
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Banking
3 10 (28.57%) Retail Banking
4 4 (11.43%) Billing
5 1 (2.86%) Back Office
5 1 (2.86%) Electronics
5 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Business Solution Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) CRM Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) CRM Business Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Payments Business Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) PMO Planner
4 2 (5.71%) Process Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) SAP Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Leader
5 1 (2.86%) Call Centre Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) jQuery
2 1 (2.86%) Sass
2 1 (2.86%) Spring
2 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) PMI
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) APACS
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (5.71%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.86%) EPoS
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.86%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (20.00%) CRM
2 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
3 5 (14.29%) MVC
3 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.57%) Change Management
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (8.57%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) MODAF
6 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Six Sigma
6 2 (5.71%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) Java
1 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) C#
2 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Ruby
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CCDP
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
1 2 (5.71%) SEPA
2 1 (2.86%) COREP
2 1 (2.86%) FINREP
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
1 4 (11.43%) SAP
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe
2 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) F5
3 1 (2.86%) ICL
3 1 (2.86%) Intel
3 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.86%) Juniper
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Unisys