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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 3 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 18 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 18.00% 14.29% 57.58%
As % of the General category 54.55% 24.44% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
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£275 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -27.27%
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 £18.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.26% +40.00%
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
33 45 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 33.00% 58.44% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 8
Average daily rate £350 £240 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -56.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £110 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £400 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle
5 5 (17.24%) Java
5 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
6 4 (13.79%) HTML
6 4 (13.79%) CSS
7 3 (10.34%) Windows
7 3 (10.34%) SQL
7 3 (10.34%) .NET
7 3 (10.34%) Linux
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (10.34%) Content Management
7 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.34%) System Testing
7 3 (10.34%) HTML5
7 3 (10.34%) CSS3
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.34%) Couchbase
7 3 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
8 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
8 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) Marketing
8 2 (6.90%) VMware
8 2 (6.90%) Firewall

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) Lync
2 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.45%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Telnet
2 1 (3.45%) SSH
2 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.45%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Couchbase
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Toad
2 1 (3.45%) NUnit
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.45%) Gerrit
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Incident Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Support Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Product Owner
4 2 (6.90%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) DBA
4 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Recruitment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
1 4 (13.79%) CSS
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) HTML5
2 3 (10.34%) CSS3
3 1 (3.45%) J2EE
3 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.45%) Spring MVC
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) AS400
1 1 (3.45%) Replication
1 1 (3.45%) Clustering
1 1 (3.45%) LPAR
1 1 (3.45%) Social Media
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) HPUX
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
3 1 (3.45%) OS/400
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) SUSE
3 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.34%) Content Management
3 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.34%) System Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
4 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) SOA
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Service Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.45%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
3 2 (6.90%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VBScript
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) Korn
4 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) CISSP
1 1 (3.45%) CISA
1 1 (3.45%) QiCA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) NFS
2 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (3.45%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (3.45%) Novell Identity Manager
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe
2 2 (6.90%) Sun
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) CA
3 1 (3.45%) NetApp
3 1 (3.45%) Novell
3 1 (3.45%) Teradata
3 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.45%) Brocade
3 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.45%) Tableau
3 1 (3.45%) Cyber-Ark