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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 9 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Retail 5 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 8.77% 12.12% 1.67%
As % of the General category 22.73% 42.11% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £26.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +77.05%
Retail
London

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
22 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 38.60% 28.79% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (20.00%) BMC
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Coordinator
1 3 (60.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Report Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) BMC