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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 12 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 26 59 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 7.69% 13.32% 16.60%
As % of the General category 13.98% 24.08% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 48 39
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£433 £405 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £203 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-30.15% +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
186 245 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 55.03% 55.30% 58.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 194 133
Average daily rate £440 £410 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.88%

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 6 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 6 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 63 (72.41%) Finance
2 55 (63.22%) Banking
3 53 (60.92%) Retail Banking
4 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
5 24 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (26.44%) .NET
7 22 (25.29%) C#
7 22 (25.29%) Change Management
8 17 (19.54%) JavaScript
9 16 (18.39%) SQL
10 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET
10 15 (17.24%) E-Commerce
11 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (12.64%) PRINCE2
13 10 (11.49%) MS Project
13 10 (11.49%) Business Transformation
14 9 (10.34%) Change Control
14 9 (10.34%) HTML
14 9 (10.34%) CSS
15 8 (9.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (9.20%) PRINCE
15 8 (9.20%) Oracle
15 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
15 8 (9.20%) Scrum
15 8 (9.20%) Mobile Banking
16 7 (8.05%) .NET Framework
16 7 (8.05%) WCF
16 7 (8.05%) jQuery
16 7 (8.05%) RESTful

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 5 (5.75%) SAS
2 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.15%) DNN
3 1 (1.15%) Mule
3 1 (1.15%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 10 (11.49%) MS Project
2 2 (2.30%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) Internet
2 2 (2.30%) 3G
3 1 (1.15%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) Base SAS
2 3 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.15%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.15%) Ant
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.15%) Maven
2 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 63 (72.41%) Finance
2 55 (63.22%) Banking
3 53 (60.92%) Retail Banking
4 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.30%) Electronics
5 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Marketing
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.15%) Billing
6 1 (1.15%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (27.59%) Architect
2 20 (22.99%) Analyst
3 15 (17.24%) Developer
4 11 (12.64%) .NET Developer
4 11 (12.64%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (11.49%) PMO Analyst
6 9 (10.34%) Project Manager
7 8 (9.20%) Programme Analyst
7 8 (9.20%) Programme Office Analyst
8 7 (8.05%) Designer
8 7 (8.05%) Business Analyst
9 6 (6.90%) Consultant
10 5 (5.75%) Data Architect
10 5 (5.75%) Information Architect
11 4 (4.60%) Solutions Designer
11 4 (4.60%) Web Developer
11 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.60%) .NET Web Developer
12 3 (3.45%) UX Designer
12 3 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.44%) .NET
2 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET
3 9 (10.34%) CSS
3 9 (10.34%) HTML
4 7 (8.05%) WCF
4 7 (8.05%) SOAP
4 7 (8.05%) Ajax
4 7 (8.05%) .NET Framework
4 7 (8.05%) jQuery
4 7 (8.05%) RESTful
4 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (6.90%) Entity Framework
5 6 (6.90%) LINQ to SQL
5 6 (6.90%) MSMQ
5 6 (6.90%) LINQ
5 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 6 (6.90%) Sencha Touch
5 6 (6.90%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (4.60%) PhoneGap
6 4 (4.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (5.75%) User Experience
2 5 (5.75%) Online Banking
2 5 (5.75%) Reference Data
3 3 (3.45%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.30%) Physics
4 2 (2.30%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.15%) PMI
5 1 (1.15%) Economics
5 1 (1.15%) Statistics
5 1 (1.15%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.90%) Windows
1 6 (6.90%) Android
1 6 (6.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (25.29%) Change Management
3 15 (17.24%) E-Commerce
4 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.64%) PRINCE2
6 10 (11.49%) Business Transformation
7 9 (10.34%) Change Control
8 8 (9.20%) Scrum
8 8 (9.20%) PRINCE
9 7 (8.05%) MVC
9 7 (8.05%) TDD
10 6 (6.90%) Data Architecture
10 6 (6.90%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.90%) BDD
10 6 (6.90%) OO
10 6 (6.90%) OOD
10 6 (6.90%) Android Development
10 6 (6.90%) iOS Development
11 5 (5.75%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.75%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.29%) C#
2 17 (19.54%) JavaScript
3 16 (18.39%) SQL
4 7 (8.05%) Java
5 3 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (5.75%) Degree
3 1 (1.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.15%) ISEB
3 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.15%) ACCA
3 1 (1.15%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.30%) COREP
1 2 (2.30%) FINREP
2 1 (1.15%) COBIT
2 1 (1.15%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Puppet
1 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle
3 6 (6.90%) SAP
3 6 (6.90%) Unisys
3 6 (6.90%) Sencha
4 4 (4.60%) ICL
5 2 (2.30%) VMware
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco
5 2 (2.30%) IBM
5 2 (2.30%) EMC
5 2 (2.30%) Citrix
6 1 (1.15%) Niku
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe
6 1 (1.15%) Sitecore