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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 4 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 10 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 34.48% 8.77% 11.43%
As % of the General category 90.91% 45.45% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £303 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +72.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +44.18%
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
11 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 37.93% 19.30% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Average daily rate £325 £331 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +47.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £180 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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
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 29 January 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 7 (33.33%) Marketing
2 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (19.05%) Legal
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) SEO
5 3 (14.29%) CSS
5 3 (14.29%) HTML
5 3 (14.29%) Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) HTML5
6 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
6 2 (9.52%) Content Management
6 2 (9.52%) CSS3
6 2 (9.52%) Java
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) SMS
6 2 (9.52%) Finance
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) IVR
6 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 2 (9.52%) Selenium
7 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
7 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (4.76%) Online Marketing
7 1 (4.76%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (4.76%) Node.js
1 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) SMS
2 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
1 2 (9.52%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) NUnit
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (33.33%) Marketing
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Legal
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Incident Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Support Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Web Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Content Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Online Content Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Android Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing Executive
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Copywriter
4 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) HTML5
2 2 (9.52%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) OpenGL
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) IVR
2 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.76%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Copywriting
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) SEO
3 3 (14.29%) Analytics
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Content Management
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Online Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Logistics
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) Campaign Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Teradata
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) Tableau