The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. 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
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 12 - 29
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 3.92% - 0.75%
As % of the General category 14.29% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £326 - £450
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 Cheltenham with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 14 13 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 27.45% 16.67% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 11
Median daily rate £353 £380 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.23% -8.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £336 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £410 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59%  
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 Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Cheltenham

Retail
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Retail.

1 2 (100.00%) IBM Sterling
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Multichannel Retail
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Web Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Web Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Multichannel Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Sterling