The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Welwyn Garden City 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 1 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Retail 22 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 29.73% 40.74% 6.38%
As % of the General category 44.00% 64.71% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
Average daily rate £438 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £386
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
50 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 67.57% 62.96% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 3
Average daily rate £344 £288 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Retail
Hertfordshire

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Welwyn Garden City region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 5 (18.52%) Web Development
4 4 (14.81%) Ajax
4 4 (14.81%) XML
4 4 (14.81%) OO
4 4 (14.81%) HTML
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) CSS
4 4 (14.81%) Apple
4 4 (14.81%) jQuery
4 4 (14.81%) HTML5
5 3 (11.11%) User Stories
5 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) QA
5 3 (11.11%) RFID
5 3 (11.11%) ETL
5 3 (11.11%) Adobe
5 3 (11.11%) SEO
5 3 (11.11%) ATG
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (7.41%) Web Design
6 2 (7.41%) Finance
6 2 (7.41%) Advertising
6 2 (7.41%) Publishing
6 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
6 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
6 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (7.41%) Fireworks
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SiteCatalyst
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) RFID
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Advertising
1 2 (7.41%) Publishing
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 4 (14.81%) UI Developer
4 4 (14.81%) UI Programmer
5 3 (11.11%) TM1 Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Deployment Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix Architect
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Active Directory Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Integration Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Ajax
1 4 (14.81%) XML
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
1 4 (14.81%) jQuery
1 4 (14.81%) HTML5
2 2 (7.41%) JSP
2 2 (7.41%) XSLT
2 2 (7.41%) XHTML
2 2 (7.41%) Dojo
2 2 (7.41%) JSON
2 2 (7.41%) Bing Maps
2 2 (7.41%) Sass
2 2 (7.41%) LESS
2 2 (7.41%) Semantic HTML
2 2 (7.41%) CSS3
2 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 5 (18.52%) Web Development
4 4 (14.81%) OO
5 3 (11.11%) User Stories
5 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) ETL
5 3 (11.11%) SEO
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Web Design
6 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) SOA
6 2 (7.41%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (3.70%) Online Marketing
7 1 (3.70%) Multivariate Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) XPath
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.70%) MIIS
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Apple
2 3 (11.11%) Adobe
2 3 (11.11%) ATG
3 2 (7.41%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (7.41%) Business Objects
3 2 (7.41%) Twitter
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft