The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 50 12 32
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +20
Contract jobs citing Retail 11 63 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.58% 9.39% 3.50%
As % of the General category 4.44% 19.09% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 54 14
Average daily rate £430 £450 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £375 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £593 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £398
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +56.62%
Retail
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

General Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
248 330 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 35.63% 49.18% 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 253 122
Average daily rate £388 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £315 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 4
Average hourly rate £78.75 £28.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+176.31% +17.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £22.69 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £28.50 £37.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Wiltshire region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Wiltshire region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -31 11 £430 -4.44% 8
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Banking
3 10 (24.39%) Retail Banking
4 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.07%) CRM
4 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
4 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.20%) MVC
7 4 (9.76%) PMI
7 4 (9.76%) PMI Certification
7 4 (9.76%) .NET
7 4 (9.76%) SAP
7 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
7 4 (9.76%) Billing
8 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (7.32%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (7.32%) CMS
8 3 (7.32%) MS Office
8 3 (7.32%) Java
8 3 (7.32%) Change Management
8 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (4.88%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (4.88%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (4.88%) Business Transformation
9 2 (4.88%) Data Centre

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (7.32%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) Mule
2 1 (2.44%) Mule ESB
2 1 (2.44%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Project
3 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.88%) Fredhopper
2 2 (4.88%) SAP CO
2 2 (4.88%) SAP FI
2 2 (4.88%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (4.88%) Tridion
3 1 (2.44%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
1 1 (2.44%) LAN
1 1 (2.44%) SSL
1 1 (2.44%) Telepresence
1 1 (2.44%) VoIP
1 1 (2.44%) VPN
1 1 (2.44%) WAN
1 1 (2.44%) Wireless
1 1 (2.44%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Rational Rose
2 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) MSTest
2 1 (2.44%) NUnit
2 1 (2.44%) Selenium
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Banking
3 10 (24.39%) Retail Banking
4 4 (9.76%) Billing
4 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Business Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Business Solution Architect
7 2 (4.88%) CRM Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Payments Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) PMO Planner
7 2 (4.88%) SAP Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
2 1 (2.44%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) Java EE
2 1 (2.44%) Java SE
2 1 (2.44%) jQuery
2 1 (2.44%) REST
2 1 (2.44%) Sass
2 1 (2.44%) SOAP
2 1 (2.44%) Spring
2 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.44%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) PMI
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) APACS
3 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (4.88%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.44%) EPoS
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.44%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (17.07%) CRM
1 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
2 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.20%) MVC
4 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Change Management
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.88%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (4.88%) Business Transformation
6 2 (4.88%) Change Control
6 2 (4.88%) Coaching
6 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.88%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (4.88%) MODAF
6 2 (4.88%) Process Improvement
6 2 (4.88%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (4.88%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) Java
2 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) C
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.44%) Ruby
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.44%) CCDP
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
1 2 (4.88%) SEPA
2 1 (2.44%) COREP
2 1 (2.44%) FINREP
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) SAP
3 2 (4.88%) Adobe
3 2 (4.88%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) F5
4 1 (2.44%) hybris
4 1 (2.44%) ICL
4 1 (2.44%) Intel
4 1 (2.44%) Juniper
4 1 (2.44%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Unisys