The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 14 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 3.61% 2.22% -
As % of the General category 12.50% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£335 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.20 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +1.25%
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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 Woking region.

General Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
24 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 28.92% 40.00% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 12
Average daily rate £263 £436 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.82% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £316 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £700 £550
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 - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Woking

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Woking region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
3 3 (37.50%) Flash Builder
3 3 (37.50%) Hudson
3 3 (37.50%) WiX
3 3 (37.50%) Robotlegs
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) ActionScript
3 3 (37.50%) Ant
3 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) OOP
3 3 (37.50%) Flash
3 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (37.50%) Adobe
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (25.00%) Magnolia
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) CMS
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 2 (25.00%) CMS
1 2 (25.00%) Magnolia
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Ant
1 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
1 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
1 3 (37.50%) Flash Builder
1 3 (37.50%) Hudson
1 3 (37.50%) WiX
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) ActionScript Developer
2 2 (25.00%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) Flash
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
1 3 (37.50%) Robotlegs
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) OOP
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) ActionScript
1 3 (37.50%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) APMP
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe