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 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 20 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 48 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 6.84% 5.56% 5.05%
As % of the General category 15.00% 14.29% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 27 30
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£425 £452 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% +29.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £351 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £563 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.96 £30.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +71.83%
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
320 224 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 45.58% 38.89% 41.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 149 194
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 13
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
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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 +6 43 £435 -1.36% 7
Salisbury - 3 £298 -
Chippenham - - - -
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 80 (79.21%) Banking
2 79 (78.22%) Retail Banking
3 73 (72.28%) Finance
4 29 (28.71%) Change Management
4 29 (28.71%) MS Project
5 25 (24.75%) Microsoft
6 23 (22.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (13.86%) PRINCE2
8 13 (12.87%) SAP
8 13 (12.87%) Change Control
9 9 (8.91%) Business Analysis
9 9 (8.91%) UML
10 8 (7.92%) Unisys
10 8 (7.92%) Mobile Banking
11 7 (6.93%) Business Transformation
11 7 (6.93%) ICL
12 6 (5.94%) Lean Six Sigma
12 6 (5.94%) Online Banking
12 6 (5.94%) Project Planning
12 6 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (5.94%) Internet
12 6 (5.94%) Six Sigma
12 6 (5.94%) MS Visio
12 6 (5.94%) Project Management
13 5 (4.95%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (4.95%) Data Security
13 5 (4.95%) CSS
13 5 (4.95%) HTML
13 5 (4.95%) JavaScript
13 5 (4.95%) Release Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (2.97%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.97%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.99%) IIS
2 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (28.71%) MS Project
2 6 (5.94%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.97%) MS Office
4 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) Firewall
2 1 (0.99%) Network Security
2 1 (0.99%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.99%) LSMW
General
1 80 (79.21%) Banking
2 79 (78.22%) Retail Banking
3 73 (72.28%) Finance
4 5 (4.95%) Marketing
5 4 (3.96%) Back Office
6 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (36.63%) Analyst
2 19 (18.81%) Architect
3 18 (17.82%) Designer
4 17 (16.83%) Project Manager
5 16 (15.84%) Business Analyst
6 15 (14.85%) PMO Analyst
7 13 (12.87%) Programme Office Analyst
7 13 (12.87%) Programme Analyst
8 11 (10.89%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (9.90%) Senior Business Analyst
9 10 (9.90%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (8.91%) Web Designer
10 9 (8.91%) Solutions Designer
11 5 (4.95%) Test Manager
11 5 (4.95%) Administrator
11 5 (4.95%) Programme Office Administrator
11 5 (4.95%) PMO Administrator
11 5 (4.95%) Programme Administrator
12 4 (3.96%) Project Planner
12 4 (3.96%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) CSS
1 5 (4.95%) HTML
1 5 (4.95%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Mobile Banking
2 6 (5.94%) Online Banking
3 4 (3.96%) SWIFT
3 4 (3.96%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (3.96%) APACS
4 3 (2.97%) EPoS
5 2 (1.98%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.99%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.99%) Windows
1 1 (0.99%) AIX
1 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.71%) Change Management
2 23 (22.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (13.86%) PRINCE2
4 13 (12.87%) Change Control
5 9 (8.91%) Business Analysis
5 9 (8.91%) UML
6 7 (6.93%) Business Transformation
7 6 (5.94%) Lean Six Sigma
7 6 (5.94%) Project Planning
7 6 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (5.94%) Six Sigma
7 6 (5.94%) Project Management
8 5 (4.95%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (4.95%) Data Security
8 5 (4.95%) Release Management
8 5 (4.95%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (4.95%) Information Management
9 4 (3.96%) Web Design
9 4 (3.96%) Data Architecture
9 4 (3.96%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.95%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.97%) SQL
3 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.98%) ISEB
3 1 (0.99%) PMP
3 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.98%) FATCA
2 2 (1.98%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.99%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (24.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.87%) SAP
3 8 (7.92%) Unisys
4 7 (6.93%) ICL
5 4 (3.96%) Niku
6 3 (2.97%) Cisco
6 3 (2.97%) IBM
6 3 (2.97%) HP
7 2 (1.98%) VMware
7 2 (1.98%) Cognos
7 2 (1.98%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.99%) Citrix
8 1 (0.99%) EMC