Period
to 26 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 26 April 2018 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.

Retailing
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 58 70
Rank change year-on-year +8 +12 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 12 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.08% 1.41% 1.18%
As % of the General category 5.83% 4.52% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 9
Gloucestershire median daily rate £300 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.71% +27.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £105 £290 £313
90th Percentile £341 £457 £428
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £157.50 - -

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

All General Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 206 221 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 35.76% 31.21% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 156 167
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% +6.67% -0.66%
10th Percentile £263 £222 £273
90th Percentile £538 £525 £505
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 28
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.94% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £14.40 £26.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £50.30 £47.87
South West median hourly rate £29.25 £39.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -25.95% -5.95% +15.38%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Gloucestershire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Gloucestershire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Gloucestershire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 26 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +4 6 £300 -25.00% 4
Stroud - 1 - -
Retail
South West

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) QA
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) DataStage
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (16.67%) PLM
4 2 (16.67%) Teradata
4 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (16.67%) Dependency Management
4 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Actimize
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) DataStage
1 2 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (8.33%) QualityStage
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Fraud Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Break Fix Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) CRM Architect
5 1 (8.33%) EPoS Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Fraud Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Online Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) UAT Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Dependency Management
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (16.67%) PLM
5 1 (8.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Data Lineage
5 1 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Smoke Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Teradata
2 1 (8.33%) Netezza