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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 16 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Retail 39 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 8.01% 9.09% 7.31%
As % of the General category 16.81% 18.40% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 39 22
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£416 £435 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.31% -1.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £374 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £565 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £396
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.96 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.31% -57.50%
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
232 212 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 47.64% 49.42% 47.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 177 117
Average daily rate £425 £435 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £25.25 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £20.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 42 (60.87%) Banking
2 41 (59.42%) Retail Banking
2 41 (59.42%) Finance
3 21 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.84%) E-Commerce
5 13 (18.84%) Target Operating Model
6 12 (17.39%) .NET
7 10 (14.49%) C#
7 10 (14.49%) Change Management
8 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
8 9 (13.04%) Internet
8 9 (13.04%) Mobile Banking
9 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
9 8 (11.59%) Online Banking
10 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (10.14%) MS Project
10 7 (10.14%) Change Control
11 6 (8.70%) MVC
11 6 (8.70%) TDD
12 5 (7.25%) ICL
12 5 (7.25%) Information Management
12 5 (7.25%) Business Analysis
12 5 (7.25%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (7.25%) Data Modelling
12 5 (7.25%) Unisys
12 5 (7.25%) SAP
12 5 (7.25%) CRM
12 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (7.25%) SDLC

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (7.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.80%) Apache
3 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.35%) JBoss
4 1 (1.45%) SAS
4 1 (1.45%) CICS
4 1 (1.45%) DNN
4 1 (1.45%) Mule
4 1 (1.45%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Project
2 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.45%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.45%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.45%) DB2
3 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.45%) ERwin
2 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 42 (60.87%) Banking
2 41 (59.42%) Finance
2 41 (59.42%) Retail Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Billing
4 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Architect
2 19 (27.54%) Analyst
3 11 (15.94%) Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (11.59%) PMO Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) Designer
6 7 (10.14%) Programme Office Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) Programme Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) Consultant
6 7 (10.14%) Business Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
7 6 (8.70%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Data Architect
8 5 (7.25%) Information Architect
8 5 (7.25%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (5.80%) Delivery Manager
10 3 (4.35%) Business Architect
10 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) .NET
2 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (5.80%) RESTful
5 3 (4.35%) HTML5
5 3 (4.35%) CSS3
5 3 (4.35%) HTML
5 3 (4.35%) CSS
5 3 (4.35%) JDBC
5 3 (4.35%) JSP
5 3 (4.35%) Servlets
5 3 (4.35%) J2EE
5 3 (4.35%) Classic ASP
5 3 (4.35%) Struts
5 3 (4.35%) JMS
5 3 (4.35%) JMX
5 3 (4.35%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.35%) Spring
6 2 (2.90%) SOAP
6 2 (2.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Mobile Banking
2 8 (11.59%) Online Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Reference Data
4 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.35%) User Experience
5 3 (4.35%) iPad
6 2 (2.90%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.90%) EPoS
7 1 (1.45%) Statistics
7 1 (1.45%) PMI
7 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Android
1 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (18.84%) E-Commerce
2 13 (18.84%) Target Operating Model
3 10 (14.49%) Change Management
4 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.14%) Change Control
5 6 (8.70%) TDD
5 6 (8.70%) MVC
6 5 (7.25%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (7.25%) Data Modelling
6 5 (7.25%) CRM
6 5 (7.25%) Data Architecture
6 5 (7.25%) Information Architecture
6 5 (7.25%) Information Management
6 5 (7.25%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.25%) SDLC
7 4 (5.80%) MOF
7 4 (5.80%) RDF
7 4 (5.80%) ITIL
7 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) C#
2 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.35%) SQL
3 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.45%) C++
4 1 (1.45%) Java
4 1 (1.45%) XPath
4 1 (1.45%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) ISEB
2 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) COREP
1 4 (5.80%) FINREP
2 3 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) COBIT
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) SAP
2 5 (7.25%) Unisys
2 5 (7.25%) ICL
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) hybris
4 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.90%) Adobe
5 1 (1.45%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.45%) IBM
5 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.45%) Sencha
5 1 (1.45%) MuleSoft
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