The 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 4 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 27 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 20.77% 2.74% 5.00%
As % of the General category 44.26% 10.00% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £490 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +30.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.04 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.17 £16.20 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-24.86% +1.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Uxbridge region.

General Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
61 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 46.92% 27.40% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 18
Average daily rate £338 £430 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.51% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £291 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.04 £10.16 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -66.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 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 20 (57.14%) Windows
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 20 (57.14%) Remedy
2 19 (54.29%) E-Commerce
2 19 (54.29%) Android
2 19 (54.29%) Apple iOS
2 19 (54.29%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (51.43%) Windows 7
3 18 (51.43%) Windows Vista
3 18 (51.43%) MS Office
3 18 (51.43%) ITIL
3 18 (51.43%) Blackberry
3 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
3 18 (51.43%) Citrix
3 18 (51.43%) Windows XP
4 7 (20.00%) EPoS
5 5 (14.29%) Finance
5 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.43%) SAP
7 3 (8.57%) Service Management
7 3 (8.57%) Change Management
8 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.71%) ERP
8 2 (5.71%) BMC
8 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.71%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.86%) Confluence
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (51.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Arabic Language
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Analyst
2 18 (51.43%) Service Desk Analyst
2 18 (51.43%) Service Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Project Planner
5 2 (5.71%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Project Support Coordinator
5 2 (5.71%) Release Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Project Leader
6 1 (2.86%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Project Leader
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 19 (54.29%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (51.43%) Blackberry
3 7 (20.00%) EPoS
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Android
2 19 (54.29%) Apple iOS
3 18 (51.43%) Windows 7
3 18 (51.43%) Windows Vista
3 18 (51.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) E-Commerce
2 18 (51.43%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.57%) Service Management
4 3 (8.57%) Change Management
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) ERP
5 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Release Management
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) TDD
6 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.86%) Change Control
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 20 (57.14%) Remedy
2 18 (51.43%) Citrix
3 4 (11.43%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) BMC
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian