The 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 4 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Retail 7 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 14.29% 2.78% 40.00%
As % of the General category 25.00% 12.50% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
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£356 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.96 £30.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +74.28%
Retail
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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 Welwyn Garden City region.

General Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
28 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 57.14% 22.22% 57.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 12
Average daily rate £271 £440 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.52% +35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £265 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (20.00%) Publishing
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Database Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) User Stories
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.67%) MS Office
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) SMS
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (6.67%) RFID
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (6.67%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SMS
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (20.00%) Publishing
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modeller
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Copywriter
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) IVR
1 1 (6.67%) Copywriting
1 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Database Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) User Stories
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.67%) SEO
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Multivariate Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Product Management
4 1 (6.67%) Online Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Web Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe
1 1 (6.67%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (6.67%) ATG