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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 7 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 7 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 24.14% 20.00% 31.82%
As % of the General category 87.50% 51.61% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 3
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£325 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -
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
8 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 27.59% 38.75% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 23 6
Average daily rate £390 £356 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

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 5 March 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 6 (30.00%) Marketing
2 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (20.00%) Legal
4 3 (15.00%) SEO
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (15.00%) Couchbase
4 3 (15.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) CSS3
5 2 (10.00%) HTML5
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Content Management
5 2 (10.00%) Finance
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (5.00%) Online Marketing
6 1 (5.00%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Selenium

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SMS
1 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) NUnit
1 1 (5.00%) JUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (30.00%) Marketing
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Support Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Incident Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Web Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Content Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Online Content Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing Executive
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Product Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) CSS3
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
3 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) IVR
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.00%) SEO
2 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (15.00%) Analytics
3 2 (10.00%) SOA
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (5.00%) Online Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Data Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Logistics
4 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Campaign Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Teradata
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe
2 1 (5.00%) Tableau