The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 33 50 23
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -27
Contract jobs citing Retail 35 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.28% 1.83% 5.05%
As % of the General category 13.78% 5.13% 13.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 15
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £256 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +122.22%
Retail
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
254 234 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.05% 35.67% 36.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 128 91
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £174 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £18.75 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% -12.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Birmingham region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 20 (33.90%) Banking
2 19 (32.20%) Finance
3 14 (23.73%) Project Management
4 10 (16.95%) SQL
4 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (15.25%) Retail Banking
6 8 (13.56%) Windows
6 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2
7 7 (11.86%) ISTQB
7 7 (11.86%) .NET
7 7 (11.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (10.17%) SAP
8 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
8 6 (10.17%) C#
8 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
9 5 (8.47%) Citrix
9 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.78%) FATCA
10 4 (6.78%) SAP ERP
10 4 (6.78%) JD Edwards
10 4 (6.78%) ERP
10 4 (6.78%) CRM
10 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
11 3 (5.08%) Java
11 3 (5.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (5.08%) PRINCE
11 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
11 3 (5.08%) Security Testing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.69%) SAS
2 1 (1.69%) FileNet
2 1 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (1.69%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (3.39%) MS Project
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.69%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) LDAP
1 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
1 1 (1.69%) LSMW
1 1 (1.69%) XMLUnit
General
1 20 (33.90%) Banking
2 19 (32.20%) Finance
3 9 (15.25%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Front Office
5 1 (1.69%) Back Office
5 1 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Billing
5 1 (1.69%) Games
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Project Manager
2 12 (20.34%) Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Architect
4 8 (13.56%) Developer
4 8 (13.56%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Test Leader
6 4 (6.78%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.39%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) PMO Analyst
9 1 (1.69%) Coordinator
9 1 (1.69%) Tester
9 1 (1.69%) Programme Manager
9 1 (1.69%) Data Architect
9 1 (1.69%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) .NET
2 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.39%) Entity Framework
3 2 (3.39%) WCF
3 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.39%) Web Services
4 1 (1.69%) EDI
4 1 (1.69%) XML
4 1 (1.69%) DOM
4 1 (1.69%) CSS
4 1 (1.69%) HTML
4 1 (1.69%) JSON
4 1 (1.69%) jQuery
4 1 (1.69%) Ajax
4 1 (1.69%) XMPP
4 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.69%) EPoS
2 1 (1.69%) Learning Management System
2 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.69%) FMCG
2 1 (1.69%) iPad
2 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) UNIX
3 1 (1.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Project Management
2 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2
4 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
5 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.78%) ERP
6 4 (6.78%) CRM
7 3 (5.08%) PRINCE
7 3 (5.08%) Security Testing
7 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.08%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.08%) Migration
7 3 (5.08%) Information Assurance
8 2 (3.39%) SDLC
8 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.39%) Project Governance
8 2 (3.39%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.39%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) C#
3 3 (5.08%) Java
4 2 (3.39%) C++
4 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.69%) C
5 1 (1.69%) ABAP
5 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) ISTQB
1 7 (11.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) FATCA
2 3 (5.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.69%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) EdgeSight
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) SAP
2 5 (8.47%) Citrix
3 4 (6.78%) JD Edwards
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.08%) Endeca
4 3 (5.08%) AppSense
4 3 (5.08%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco
6 1 (1.69%) IBM
6 1 (1.69%) webMethods
6 1 (1.69%) Reuters
6 1 (1.69%) Yahoo!
6 1 (1.69%) RedPrairie
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