The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 4 18 18
Rank change year-on-year +14 0  
Contract jobs citing Retail 20 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 18.87% 3.64% 5.43%
As % of the General category 42.55% 12.90% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 7
Median daily rate £399 £406 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +2.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £292 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £509 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +2.90% +0.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.13 £19.25
% change year-on-year +52.38% -31.81%  

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 Gloucester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 47 31 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 44.34% 28.18% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 20
Median daily rate £425 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.92% -21.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester 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 Gloucester

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Gloucester

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Gloucester over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Gloucester

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for Retail.

1 33 (97.06%) Banking
2 31 (91.18%) Retail Banking
3 18 (52.94%) Finance
4 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (32.35%) Test Scripting
6 11 (32.35%) Scrum
7 10 (29.41%) Defect Management
8 9 (26.47%) Migration
9 7 (20.59%) Financial Institution
10 6 (17.65%) ISEB
10 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
11 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (11.76%) Statistics
12 4 (11.76%) JIRA
12 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (8.82%) SQL
13 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (8.82%) Test Planning
13 3 (8.82%) Test Management
13 3 (8.82%) Workflow
14 2 (5.88%) SDLC
14 2 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
14 2 (5.88%) Spanish Language
14 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
14 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
14 2 (5.88%) Oracle
14 2 (5.88%) ATM
14 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
15 1 (2.94%) Data Security

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester 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 (2.94%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (97.06%) Banking
2 31 (91.18%) Retail Banking
3 18 (52.94%) Finance
4 7 (20.59%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Test Manager
2 13 (38.24%) Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Test Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Banking Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Test Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Test Leader
6 3 (8.82%) Finance Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Programme Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Programme Test Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Test Programme Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Test Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Fraud Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 1 (2.94%) Data Migration Lead
8 1 (2.94%) Defect Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Scrum Master
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (32.35%) Scrum
3 11 (32.35%) Test Scripting
4 10 (29.41%) Defect Management
5 9 (26.47%) Migration
6 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.76%) Statistics
8 3 (8.82%) Test Management
8 3 (8.82%) Test Planning
8 3 (8.82%) Workflow
9 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.88%) SDLC
9 2 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
10 1 (2.94%) Dimensional Modelling
10 1 (2.94%) People Management
10 1 (2.94%) Regulatory Compliance
10 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) ISEB
1 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Basel II
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 9000
1 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Teradata
2 1 (2.94%) Unisys