Period
to 24 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Retailing
England > South West
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 73 43
Rank change year-on-year +17 -30 +3
Contract jobs citing Retail 201 155 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.66% 2.57% 4.26%
As % of the General category 11.26% 8.70% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 121 218
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -16.67% +1.69%
10th Percentile £213 £238 £313
90th Percentile £538 £500 £675
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
South West median hourly rate - - £14.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £13.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year +20.75% -29.33% +7.14%

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 the South West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1785 1781 1992
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 32.52% 29.52% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1211 1268 1346
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £265
90th Percentile £555 £550 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 110 113
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £39.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.64% +15.75%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £48.63 £54.50 £55.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in the South West

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in the South West

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in the South West over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in the South West

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in the South West

Retail
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. 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
Gloucestershire +39 65 £351 +6.44% 7
Wiltshire +29 46 £375 -6.25% 4
Bristol -2 44 £372 +6.29% 5
Somerset -11 16 £351 -16.55% 1
Dorset -7 12 £105 -61.82% 4
Devon -18 6 £375 - 1
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 South West region with a requirement for Retail.

1 109 (54.23%) Banking
2 92 (45.77%) Finance
3 87 (43.28%) Retail Banking
4 51 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (19.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (19.40%) Test Scripting
7 35 (17.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (12.94%) SAP
8 26 (12.94%) Migration
9 24 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (10.45%) Microsoft
11 20 (9.95%) SQL
12 18 (8.96%) Scenario Testing
13 17 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (8.46%) Telecoms
13 17 (8.46%) Marketing
14 16 (7.96%) Scrum
14 16 (7.96%) Project Management
15 15 (7.46%) ISEB
15 15 (7.46%) Business Analysis
16 14 (6.97%) Test Planning
17 13 (6.47%) Defect Management
17 13 (6.47%) Workflow
18 12 (5.97%) ISTQB
18 12 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
18 12 (5.97%) Process Improvement
19 11 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
19 11 (5.47%) IBM
20 10 (4.98%) E-Commerce
20 10 (4.98%) Oracle

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (3.48%) SAS
2 2 (1.00%) CMS
3 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.50%) IIS
3 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.99%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.00%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.00%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.50%) HFM
4 1 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.50%) SAP POS DM
4 1 (0.50%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.49%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (1.00%) Office 365
3 1 (0.50%) IaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.49%) Internet
2 3 (1.49%) Firewall
3 2 (1.00%) ATM
3 2 (1.00%) DNS
4 1 (0.50%) 2G
4 1 (0.50%) 3G
4 1 (0.50%) 4G
4 1 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.50%) DCCP
4 1 (0.50%) DHCP
4 1 (0.50%) Extranet
4 1 (0.50%) MVNO
4 1 (0.50%) SMS
4 1 (0.50%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (2.99%) DataStage
3 5 (2.49%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (1.49%) Base SAS
4 3 (1.49%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.49%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (1.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (1.49%) SAS EBI
5 2 (1.00%) Big Data
5 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.00%) QlikView
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.50%) DB2
6 1 (0.50%) Essbase
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.98%) JIRA
2 2 (1.00%) Ant
2 2 (1.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.00%) JMeter
2 2 (1.00%) Selenium
2 2 (1.00%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (1.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.50%) Apache Buildr
3 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.50%) Gradle
3 1 (0.50%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.50%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.50%) jMock
3 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.50%) VersionOne
General
1 109 (54.23%) Banking
2 92 (45.77%) Finance
3 87 (43.28%) Retail Banking
4 17 (8.46%) Marketing
4 17 (8.46%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.98%) Billing
6 9 (4.48%) Manufacturing
7 8 (3.98%) Back Office
8 6 (2.99%) Spanish Language
9 5 (2.49%) Financial Institution
9 5 (2.49%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.99%) Electronics
11 3 (1.49%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (35.32%) Analyst
2 29 (14.43%) Test Analyst
3 22 (10.95%) Banking Analyst
4 20 (9.95%) Business Analyst
5 17 (8.46%) Developer
6 16 (7.96%) Architect
6 16 (7.96%) Project Manager
6 16 (7.96%) Test Manager
7 11 (5.47%) Senior Manager
8 9 (4.48%) Consultant
9 8 (3.98%) Designer
9 8 (3.98%) Test Leader
10 7 (3.48%) Process Analyst
11 6 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (2.99%) Enterprise Architect
11 6 (2.99%) Financial Analyst
11 6 (2.99%) Scrum Master
12 5 (2.49%) Data Modeller
12 5 (2.49%) Finance Business Analyst
12 5 (2.49%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.48%) XML
2 6 (2.99%) Middleware
3 5 (2.49%) Dojo
3 5 (2.49%) DOM
3 5 (2.49%) jQuery
3 5 (2.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (1.99%) Spring
5 2 (1.00%) HTML
6 1 (0.50%) .NET
6 1 (0.50%) Ajax
6 1 (0.50%) CSS
6 1 (0.50%) EJB
6 1 (0.50%) J2EE
6 1 (0.50%) JSF
6 1 (0.50%) JSON
6 1 (0.50%) JSP
6 1 (0.50%) SOAP
6 1 (0.50%) Struts
6 1 (0.50%) Web Services
6 1 (0.50%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.49%) Client/Server
2 5 (2.49%) EPoS
3 3 (1.49%) Social Media
4 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.00%) FMCG
4 2 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.00%) NHS
4 2 (1.00%) User Experience
5 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.50%) Clustering
5 1 (0.50%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.50%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.50%) PMI
5 1 (0.50%) RIA
5 1 (0.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.49%) AIX
1 3 (1.49%) Windows
2 2 (1.00%) Linux
2 2 (1.00%) Unix
2 2 (1.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.50%) Android
3 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (19.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (19.40%) Test Scripting
4 35 (17.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (12.94%) Migration
6 24 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (8.96%) Scenario Testing
8 16 (7.96%) Project Management
8 16 (7.96%) Scrum
9 15 (7.46%) Business Analysis
10 14 (6.97%) Test Planning
11 13 (6.47%) Defect Management
11 13 (6.47%) Workflow
12 12 (5.97%) Process Improvement
13 10 (4.98%) E-Commerce
13 10 (4.98%) Waterfall
14 8 (3.98%) Analytics
14 8 (3.98%) Data Modelling
14 8 (3.98%) Validation
15 7 (3.48%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.95%) SQL
2 9 (4.48%) Java
3 6 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.00%) VB
5 1 (0.50%) ABAP
5 1 (0.50%) C
5 1 (0.50%) C#
5 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.50%) Python
5 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (7.46%) ISEB
2 12 (5.97%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.99%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 4 (1.99%) Degree
5 1 (0.50%) CCNA
5 1 (0.50%) CCNP
5 1 (0.50%) CIPD
5 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.50%) PMP
5 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.48%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) IFRS
2 3 (1.49%) IFRS 9
3 2 (1.00%) COBIT
3 2 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.00%) PMO
4 1 (0.50%) GDPR
4 1 (0.50%) NIST 800
System Software
1 2 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Ansible
1 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.50%) SCCM
1 1 (0.50%) SCOM
1 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
1 1 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (12.94%) SAP
2 21 (10.45%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.47%) IBM
4 10 (4.98%) Oracle
5 7 (3.48%) Teradata
6 6 (2.99%) webMethods
7 5 (2.49%) Pega
7 5 (2.49%) Unisys
8 4 (1.99%) Cisco
8 4 (1.99%) Tableau
9 3 (1.49%) ATG
10 2 (1.00%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.00%) HP
10 2 (1.00%) hybris
10 2 (1.00%) IBM Sterling
10 2 (1.00%) Netezza
10 2 (1.00%) Sun
11 1 (0.50%) F5
11 1 (0.50%) Infor
11 1 (0.50%) Talend
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT
Posted: 21 days ago