The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
South West / Bristol
Rank 46 50 45
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5  
Contract jobs citing Retail 21 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.60% 2.36% 3.23%
As % of the General category 7.64% 6.14% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 26
Median daily rate £372 £379 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.91% -4.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £289 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £526 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year +50.94% -31.16%  

Retail is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 275 342 305
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 34.08% 38.43% 36.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 250 222
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £270 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Retail as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Bristol

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Bristol

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Bristol over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Bristol

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Bristol

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Retail.

1 22 (66.67%) Finance
2 20 (60.61%) Banking
3 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (36.36%) Retail Banking
4 12 (36.36%) Marketing
5 11 (33.33%) Java
5 11 (33.33%) SQL
6 10 (30.30%) Test Scripting
7 9 (27.27%) Analytics
8 7 (21.21%) Selenium IDE
8 7 (21.21%) WebDriver
8 7 (21.21%) Cucumber
8 7 (21.21%) BDD
8 7 (21.21%) Selenium
8 7 (21.21%) JMeter
9 6 (18.18%) Internet
9 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 6 (18.18%) XML
9 6 (18.18%) SOA
9 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (15.15%) IBM Blueworks
10 5 (15.15%) Robotic Process Automation
10 5 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (15.15%) Process Improvement
10 5 (15.15%) QMS
10 5 (15.15%) jQuery
10 5 (15.15%) Pega
10 5 (15.15%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (15.15%) Dojo

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.06%) Power BI
1 2 (6.06%) PowerPivot
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Cucumber
1 7 (21.21%) JMeter
1 7 (21.21%) Selenium
1 7 (21.21%) Selenium IDE
1 7 (21.21%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 22 (66.67%) Finance
2 20 (60.61%) Banking
3 12 (36.36%) Marketing
3 12 (36.36%) Retail Banking
4 5 (15.15%) Back Office
5 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (6.06%) Electronics
6 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.12%) BPM Designer
4 4 (12.12%) Designer
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Java Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Campaign Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) EPoS Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) EPoS Field Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Field Service Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) XML
2 5 (15.15%) Dojo
2 5 (15.15%) DOM
2 5 (15.15%) jQuery
2 5 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.03%) Ajax
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) EJB
3 1 (3.03%) Flash
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
3 1 (3.03%) JMS
3 1 (3.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) EPoS
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Test Scripting
3 9 (27.27%) Analytics
4 7 (21.21%) BDD
5 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (18.18%) SOA
6 5 (15.15%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (15.15%) Process Improvement
6 5 (15.15%) Process Management
6 5 (15.15%) QMS
6 5 (15.15%) Quality Management
6 5 (15.15%) Robotic Process Automation
7 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.12%) Customer Insight
7 4 (12.12%) Direct Marketing
7 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Java
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) MCDBA
1 2 (6.06%) MCITP
1 2 (6.06%) MCPD
1 2 (6.06%) MCSA
1 2 (6.06%) MCSD
1 2 (6.06%) MCSE
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PMO
2 1 (3.03%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) IBM
1 5 (15.15%) Pega
1 5 (15.15%) webMethods
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) Teradata
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe
3 1 (3.03%) ATG
3 1 (3.03%) BEA
3 1 (3.03%) hybris
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Sun