The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 40 35 43
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8  
Contract jobs citing Retail 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.36% 0.84% 0.27%
As % of the General category 1.59% 2.94% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £360 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -22.16%  
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 Oxford with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 63 68 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 22.66% 28.69% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 62
Median daily rate £450 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £26.25 -
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 Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Oxford

Retail
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Oxford

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 Oxford region with a requirement for Retail.

1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) PMI
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Publishing
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) APMP
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (40.00%) PMO
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Smart View
2 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Smart View
General
1 2 (40.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Coordinator
1 2 (40.00%) PMO Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cabling Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PMI
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) APMP
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle