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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 68 37
Rank change year-on-year +13 -31  
Contract jobs citing Retail 87 72 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.31% 2.42% 4.58%
As % of the General category 10.47% 8.18% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 57 113
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £283 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +23.07% -32.46%  

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 831 880 1009
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.61% 29.54% 31.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 616 660
Median daily rate £410 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -7.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 64 44
Median hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% +5.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £26.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.10 £42.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.72% +16.00%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 26 April 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +27 29 £413 +9.12% 6
Wiltshire +9 21 £450 -2.70% 6
Bristol +4 18 £412 +15.58% 1
Somerset +2 8 £451 +8.55% 2
Dorset +4 3 £325 +8.33% 4
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 75 (46.30%) Finance
2 70 (43.21%) Banking
3 55 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (32.72%) Retail Banking
5 27 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 22 (13.58%) SQL
7 21 (12.96%) Microsoft Excel
7 21 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (12.96%) Scrum
7 21 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (9.88%) Microsoft
9 15 (9.26%) SAP
9 15 (9.26%) Telecoms
9 15 (9.26%) Marketing
9 15 (9.26%) Business Analysis
10 13 (8.02%) Migration
10 13 (8.02%) Java
10 13 (8.02%) Defect Management
11 12 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (7.41%) Process Improvement
11 12 (7.41%) Project Management
11 12 (7.41%) ISEB
11 12 (7.41%) IBM
12 11 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (6.79%) E-Commerce
13 10 (6.17%) JIRA
13 10 (6.17%) Waterfall
14 9 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 9 (5.56%) Analytics

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 (4.32%) SAS
2 4 (2.47%) Confluence
3 3 (1.85%) CMS
4 2 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.62%) Apache
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (12.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (4.32%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.85%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (1.23%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.23%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.62%) HFM
5 1 (0.62%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.62%) Magento
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.09%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.56%) Internet
2 4 (2.47%) DMZ
3 3 (1.85%) ATM
4 2 (1.23%) DNS
4 2 (1.23%) Firewall
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.62%) DCCP
5 1 (0.62%) DHCP
5 1 (0.62%) Extranet
5 1 (0.62%) LAN
5 1 (0.62%) Network Security
5 1 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.85%) Base SAS
3 3 (1.85%) Qlik Sense
3 3 (1.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (1.85%) SAS EBI
3 3 (1.85%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.23%) Power BI
4 2 (1.23%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.62%) DataStage
5 1 (0.62%) Essbase
5 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.62%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 10 (6.17%) JIRA
2 8 (4.94%) Selenium
2 8 (4.94%) WebDriver
3 7 (4.32%) Cucumber
3 7 (4.32%) JMeter
3 7 (4.32%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (1.85%) Ant
4 3 (1.85%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.23%) Apache Buildr
5 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.23%) jMock
5 2 (1.23%) JUnit
5 2 (1.23%) Maven
5 2 (1.23%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.23%) Subversion
6 1 (0.62%) Gradle
6 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.62%) WATIR
General
1 75 (46.30%) Finance
2 70 (43.21%) Banking
3 53 (32.72%) Retail Banking
4 15 (9.26%) Marketing
4 15 (9.26%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.56%) Manufacturing
6 8 (4.94%) Back Office
7 7 (4.32%) Electronics
7 7 (4.32%) Financial Institution
8 5 (3.09%) Billing
9 2 (1.23%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.62%) Games
10 1 (0.62%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 49 (30.25%) Analyst
2 17 (10.49%) Architect
2 17 (10.49%) Business Analyst
2 17 (10.49%) Test Manager
3 13 (8.02%) Project Manager
4 12 (7.41%) Senior Manager
4 12 (7.41%) Test Analyst
5 11 (6.79%) Consultant
5 11 (6.79%) Developer
5 11 (6.79%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (4.32%) Security Analyst
7 6 (3.70%) Banking Analyst
7 6 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (3.70%) Test Engineer
8 5 (3.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (3.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (3.09%) Designer
8 5 (3.09%) Field Engineer
8 5 (3.09%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (2.47%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.56%) XML
2 6 (3.70%) Spring
3 5 (3.09%) Dojo
3 5 (3.09%) DOM
3 5 (3.09%) jQuery
3 5 (3.09%) Middleware
3 5 (3.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (1.85%) Ajax
4 3 (1.85%) CSS
4 3 (1.85%) EJB
4 3 (1.85%) HTML
4 3 (1.85%) JSP
4 3 (1.85%) SOAP
5 2 (1.23%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.23%) J2EE
5 2 (1.23%) JSF
5 2 (1.23%) RESTful
5 2 (1.23%) Struts
5 2 (1.23%) Web Services
6 1 (0.62%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.32%) Smart Meter
3 5 (3.09%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.09%) EPoS
3 5 (3.09%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.47%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.47%) Robotics
5 2 (1.23%) FMCG
5 2 (1.23%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.23%) RIA
5 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.23%) User Experience
6 1 (0.62%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.62%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.62%) Life Science
6 1 (0.62%) NHS
6 1 (0.62%) PMI
6 1 (0.62%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.62%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.47%) Windows
2 3 (1.85%) AIX
2 3 (1.85%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.23%) Unix
3 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.62%) Android
4 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 21 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (12.96%) Scrum
3 21 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (9.26%) Business Analysis
5 13 (8.02%) Defect Management
5 13 (8.02%) Migration
6 12 (7.41%) Process Improvement
6 12 (7.41%) Project Management
7 11 (6.79%) E-Commerce
8 10 (6.17%) Waterfall
9 9 (5.56%) Analytics
9 9 (5.56%) Programme Management
9 9 (5.56%) Robotic Process Automation
9 9 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (4.94%) SOA
10 8 (4.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.58%) SQL
2 13 (8.02%) Java
3 8 (4.94%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.62%) C
5 1 (0.62%) C#
5 1 (0.62%) Perl
5 1 (0.62%) Python
5 1 (0.62%) R
5 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.62%) VB
5 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (7.41%) ISEB
2 5 (3.09%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.47%) CISA
3 4 (2.47%) CISSP
3 4 (2.47%) IIBA
4 3 (1.85%) CIPD
4 3 (1.85%) Degree
5 2 (1.23%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.23%) MCITP
5 2 (1.23%) MCPD
5 2 (1.23%) MCSA
5 2 (1.23%) MCSD
5 2 (1.23%) MCSE
5 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) CCNA
6 1 (0.62%) CCNP
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.47%) PMO
2 3 (1.85%) IFRS
2 3 (1.85%) IFRS 9
2 3 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.62%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.62%) Docker
2 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) Ansible
1 1 (0.62%) SCCM
1 1 (0.62%) SCOM
1 1 (0.62%) SCOrch
1 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (9.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.26%) SAP
3 12 (7.41%) IBM
4 9 (5.56%) Pega
5 8 (4.94%) Oracle
6 5 (3.09%) webMethods
7 4 (2.47%) Tableau
8 3 (1.85%) ATG
8 3 (1.85%) Cisco
9 2 (1.23%) Adobe
9 2 (1.23%) BEA
9 2 (1.23%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.23%) hybris
9 2 (1.23%) IBM Sterling
9 2 (1.23%) Sun
9 2 (1.23%) VMware
10 1 (0.62%) Apple
10 1 (0.62%) F5
10 1 (0.62%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.62%) Talend
South West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Rate: £38,929 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
South West
Talent International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday