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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 8 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail 46 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.93% 6.35% 8.64%
As % of the General category 20.72% 12.89% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 21 28
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£435 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £318 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.89 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-49.49% +37.50%
General Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
222 194 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 52.73% 49.24% 48.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 140 133
Average daily rate £435 £420 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £489 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
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 1 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 1 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 88 (83.81%) Banking
2 87 (82.86%) Retail Banking
3 82 (78.10%) Finance
4 34 (32.38%) Change Management
5 32 (30.48%) Microsoft
6 31 (29.52%) MS Project
7 24 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (14.29%) Change Control
9 13 (12.38%) SAP
10 12 (11.43%) PRINCE2
11 11 (10.48%) UML
12 9 (8.57%) Business Analysis
13 8 (7.62%) ICL
13 8 (7.62%) Project Planning
13 8 (7.62%) Unisys
13 8 (7.62%) Business Transformation
14 7 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
14 7 (6.67%) Internet
14 7 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
14 7 (6.67%) Online Banking
15 6 (5.71%) Marketing
15 6 (5.71%) Lean Six Sigma
15 6 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
15 6 (5.71%) Information Management
15 6 (5.71%) Six Sigma
15 6 (5.71%) MS Visio
15 6 (5.71%) Mobile Payment
16 5 (4.76%) SWIFT
16 5 (4.76%) Data Modelling
16 5 (4.76%) MS Excel

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.90%) CMS
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.95%) Content Management Server
3 1 (0.95%) IIS
3 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (29.52%) MS Project
2 6 (5.71%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.76%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) Internet
2 2 (1.90%) Intranet
3 1 (0.95%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (0.95%) Firewall
3 1 (0.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (0.95%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.95%) LSMW
General
1 88 (83.81%) Banking
2 87 (82.86%) Retail Banking
3 82 (78.10%) Finance
4 6 (5.71%) Marketing
5 3 (2.86%) Back Office
6 2 (1.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (38.10%) Analyst
2 19 (18.10%) Architect
2 19 (18.10%) Designer
3 18 (17.14%) Business Analyst
3 18 (17.14%) PMO Analyst
4 15 (14.29%) Programme Office Analyst
4 15 (14.29%) Programme Analyst
5 14 (13.33%) Project Manager
6 12 (11.43%) Senior Business Analyst
6 12 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (10.48%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (9.52%) Solutions Designer
9 9 (8.57%) Web Designer
10 6 (5.71%) Programme Office Administrator
10 6 (5.71%) PMO Administrator
10 6 (5.71%) Administrator
10 6 (5.71%) Programme Administrator
11 5 (4.76%) Payments Business Analyst
11 5 (4.76%) Consultant
11 5 (4.76%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) CSS
1 5 (4.76%) HTML
1 5 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
1 7 (6.67%) Online Banking
2 6 (5.71%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (4.76%) SWIFT
3 5 (4.76%) APACS
4 2 (1.90%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.90%) EPoS
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.95%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.95%) Windows
1 1 (0.95%) AIX
1 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.38%) Change Management
2 24 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (14.29%) Change Control
4 12 (11.43%) PRINCE2
5 11 (10.48%) UML
6 9 (8.57%) Business Analysis
7 8 (7.62%) Project Planning
7 8 (7.62%) Business Transformation
8 7 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (5.71%) Lean Six Sigma
9 6 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (5.71%) Information Management
9 6 (5.71%) Six Sigma
10 5 (4.76%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.76%) Migration
10 5 (4.76%) Release Management
10 5 (4.76%) Data Architecture
11 4 (3.81%) Data Migration
11 4 (3.81%) Web Design
11 4 (3.81%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.81%) SQL
3 1 (0.95%) VBA
3 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (2.86%) ISEB
1 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.95%) PMP
2 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.90%) FATCA
3 1 (0.95%) COREP
3 1 (0.95%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (30.48%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.38%) SAP
3 8 (7.62%) ICL
3 8 (7.62%) Unisys
4 5 (4.76%) Niku
5 3 (2.86%) HP
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco
6 2 (1.90%) IBM
7 1 (0.95%) VMware
Swindon, Wiltshire
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