The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 29 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.

Retailing
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 32 7
Rank change year-on-year +10 -25  
Contract jobs citing Retail 21 10 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 6.10% 3.10% 12.99%
As % of the General category 13.13% 8.77% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 46
Median daily rate £450 £410 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.75% -11.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £302 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £410
% change year-on-year +2.40% +1.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.13 £19.25
% change year-on-year +52.38% -31.81%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 160 114 226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 46.51% 35.29% 58.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 78 175
Median daily rate £434 £420 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.27% -10.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £563 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Swindon

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Swindon over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Swindon

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Retail.

1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 15 (30.61%) MS Excel
3 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (24.49%) Banking
4 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (18.37%) Business Analysis
6 8 (16.33%) Smart Meter
7 7 (14.29%) SQL
7 7 (14.29%) MS Office
7 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 7 (14.29%) ISEB
7 7 (14.29%) Process Improvement
8 6 (12.24%) Mobile App
8 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
9 5 (10.20%) Information Security
9 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (10.20%) Data Integration
9 5 (10.20%) Project Management
9 5 (10.20%) Change Management
9 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
9 5 (10.20%) SAP
9 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.20%) Driving Licence
9 5 (10.20%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (10.20%) Data Loss Prevention
10 4 (8.16%) Robotic Automation
10 4 (8.16%) Robotic Process Automation
10 4 (8.16%) Business Process Improvement

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 4 (8.16%) Confluence
2 3 (6.12%) SAS
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (30.61%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (14.29%) MS Office
4 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) DMZ
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) Network Security
2 1 (2.04%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
2 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.12%) Base SAS
2 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.12%) Qlik Sense
2 3 (6.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (6.12%) SAS EBI
3 1 (2.04%) Big Data
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 12 (24.49%) Banking
3 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.16%) Billing
5 3 (6.12%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Consultant
2 7 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Senior Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Information Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Process Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Automation Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Process Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Business Information Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Network Security Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) SAS Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Spring
2 2 (4.08%) Middleware
3 1 (2.04%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.04%) SOAP
3 1 (2.04%) XML
3 1 (2.04%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Smart Meter
2 6 (12.24%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.20%) Driving Licence
4 4 (8.16%) Robotics
5 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) EPoS
6 1 (2.04%) FMCG
6 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.04%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) AIX
2 1 (2.04%) Unix
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.37%) Business Analysis
4 7 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.20%) Change Management
6 5 (10.20%) Data Integration
6 5 (10.20%) Data Loss Prevention
6 5 (10.20%) Information Security
6 5 (10.20%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.20%) Project Management
6 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
6 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (8.16%) Business Process Improvement
7 4 (8.16%) Robotic Automation
7 4 (8.16%) Robotic Process Automation
7 4 (8.16%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (8.16%) Scrum
7 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) C
2 1 (2.04%) C#
2 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) ISEB
2 4 (8.16%) CISA
2 4 (8.16%) CISSP
2 4 (8.16%) IIBA
3 3 (6.12%) CIPD
3 3 (6.12%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (2.04%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) IFRS
1 3 (6.12%) IFRS 9
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) SAP
3 4 (8.16%) Pega
4 3 (6.12%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) Talend
5 1 (2.04%) VMware