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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 4 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing Retail 20 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 15.75% 6.45% 33.33%
As % of the General category 52.63% 13.33% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
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£425 £375 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -53.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-46.77% +12.72%
Retail
Hertfordshire

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
38 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 29.92% 48.39% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 7
Average daily rate £377 £110 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+243.05% -75.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £110 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £320 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.11
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%

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
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 7 July 2015, 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 8 (32.00%) Finance
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (12.00%) System Testing
4 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 3 (12.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Sun
5 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall
5 2 (8.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) LAN
5 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.00%) UNIX
5 2 (8.00%) .NET
5 2 (8.00%) Perl
5 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Lync
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) SSH
2 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Toad
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Gerrit
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Business Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Product Owner
3 2 (8.00%) DBA
3 2 (8.00%) UX Designer
3 2 (8.00%) Designer
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (4.00%) Risk Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Wintel Support
4 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) J2EE
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.00%) Spring
2 1 (4.00%) Ajax
2 1 (4.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (4.00%) jQuery
2 1 (4.00%) HTML5
2 1 (4.00%) CSS3
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) AS400
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) LPAR
2 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) HPUX
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) OS/400
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) SUSE
3 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.00%) System Testing
3 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (4.00%) CRUD
5 1 (4.00%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.00%) User Stories
5 1 (4.00%) Database Security
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.00%) High Availability
5 1 (4.00%) Logistics
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) Perl
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Korn
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CISSP
1 1 (4.00%) CISA
1 1 (4.00%) QiCA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (4.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (4.00%) Novell Identity Manager
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Sun
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Brocade
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) CA
3 1 (4.00%) NetApp
3 1 (4.00%) Novell
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe