Period
to 15 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 15 August 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 East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 72 92
Rank change year-on-year -12 +20 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 16 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.26% 1.78% 1.08%
As % of the General category 5.44% 8.20% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 14
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £515 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.62% +47.14% +59.09%
10th Percentile £146 £301 £105
90th Percentile £520 £655 £403
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £418
% change year-on-year +9.09% -1.20% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £11.50 -
South East median hourly rate £23.50 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +46.88% +23.08% -23.53%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 294 244 344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 23.19% 21.67% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 203 265
Oxfordshire median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £297 £263 £293
90th Percentile £645 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £420 £410
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 11
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £17.92 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.37% +11.97% -10.68%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.71 £13.80
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.25 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £22.18
% change year-on-year +55.00% -9.81% +10.88%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Oxfordshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Oxfordshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Oxfordshire

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Oxfordshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 August 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
Oxford -5 6 £425 -14.14% 5
Thame - 2 £625 -
Witney - 2 - - 1
Bicester - 2 £135 - 2
Abingdon -10 1 £153 -64.53% 1
Kidlington - 1 £485 -
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 6 (37.50%) Finance
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
2 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
2 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) B2C
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (18.75%) Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (18.75%) Remediation Plan
4 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
4 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) Marketing Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) NHS

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) CRM Manager
3 3 (18.75%) CRM Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Web Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Web Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
2 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
3 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 4 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) B2C
4 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
4 3 (18.75%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (18.75%) Remediation Plan
4 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Marketing Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CBAP
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) IIBA
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) hybris
2 1 (6.25%) Sun