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 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 3 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 10 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 17.86% 4.00% 50.00%
As % of the General category 30.30% 16.67% 78.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 7
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£356 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 - £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +4.51%
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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
33 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 58.93% 24.00% 63.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 11
Average daily rate £325 £440 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.13% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £440 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

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 September 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 22 September 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 (23.53%) E-Commerce
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Publishing
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) IVR
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) SMS
3 2 (11.76%) User Stories
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Database Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Multivariate Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Smart Meter
4 1 (5.88%) Product Management
4 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (5.88%) Online Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.88%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Android Development
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (5.88%) Content Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (5.88%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SMS
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (17.65%) Publishing
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Campaign Executive
4 1 (5.88%) Email Marketing Executive
4 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Integration Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) IVR
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Copywriting
2 1 (5.88%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.88%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Database Tuning
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) User Stories
3 1 (5.88%) Android Development
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) Multivariate Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Product Management
3 1 (5.88%) Online Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Content Management
3 1 (5.88%) Logistics
3 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe
1 1 (5.88%) ATG