The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Uxbridge 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 11 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Retail 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 7.00% 6.59% 2.44%
As % of the General category 24.14% 25.00% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.04 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.45 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-35.80% +12.50%
General Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
29 24 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 29.00% 26.37% 43.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 36
Average daily rate £400 £369 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £448 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.04 £10.16 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -21.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Retail
London

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Uxbridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Uxbridge region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Uxbridge region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 13 (81.25%) Windows
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
1 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 12 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 11 (68.75%) Windows XP
3 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) Citrix
3 11 (68.75%) Remedy
3 11 (68.75%) Blackberry
3 11 (68.75%) MS Office
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Vista
3 11 (68.75%) Android
3 11 (68.75%) Windows 7
3 11 (68.75%) Apple iOS
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Confluence
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.25%) MVNO
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.25%) Finance
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) MVNO
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Analyst
2 11 (68.75%) Service Analyst
2 11 (68.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows XP
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Vista
2 11 (68.75%) Android
2 11 (68.75%) Windows 7
2 11 (68.75%) Apple iOS
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 12 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) Citrix
2 11 (68.75%) Remedy
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian