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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 34 47 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -22
Contract jobs citing Retail 33 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.08% 1.83% 4.99%
As % of the General category 13.58% 5.24% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 19
Average daily rate
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£353 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £278 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -
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
243 210 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.07% 34.94% 31.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 110 87
Average daily rate £378 £365 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £168 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £6.84 £31.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.93% -16.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 17 (31.48%) Banking
2 14 (25.93%) Finance
3 12 (22.22%) Project Management
4 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 8 (14.81%) Windows
5 8 (14.81%) Retail Banking
6 7 (12.96%) ISTQB
6 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (11.11%) CRM
7 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
8 5 (9.26%) Citrix
8 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (9.26%) SAP
8 5 (9.26%) SQL
8 5 (9.26%) .NET
9 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
9 4 (7.41%) JD Edwards
9 4 (7.41%) ERP
9 4 (7.41%) SAP ERP
9 4 (7.41%) Marketing
9 4 (7.41%) FATCA
9 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (5.56%) EdgeSight
10 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
10 3 (5.56%) Software Testing
10 3 (5.56%) Endeca
10 3 (5.56%) AppSense

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Project
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.85%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.85%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.85%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) LSMW
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
1 1 (1.85%) XMLUnit
General
1 17 (31.48%) Banking
2 14 (25.93%) Finance
3 8 (14.81%) Retail Banking
4 4 (7.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Games
5 1 (1.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Project Manager
2 13 (24.07%) Architect
3 12 (22.22%) Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (12.96%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Test Leader
6 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) PMO Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) SAP HCM Consultant
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle Architect
9 1 (1.85%) Designer
9 1 (1.85%) Senior Architect
9 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 1 (1.85%) OBIEE Architect
9 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.70%) WCF
4 1 (1.85%) jQuery
4 1 (1.85%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) Web Services
4 1 (1.85%) XML
4 1 (1.85%) DOM
4 1 (1.85%) EDI
4 1 (1.85%) Ajax
4 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) FMCG
3 1 (1.85%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
3 1 (1.85%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) UNIX
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Project Management
2 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.11%) CRM
5 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.41%) ERP
7 3 (5.56%) PRINCE
7 3 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Security Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.56%) Information Assurance
8 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.70%) Time Management
8 2 (3.70%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.70%) Logistics
8 2 (3.70%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.70%) Migration
8 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.70%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) C#
3 2 (3.70%) Java
3 2 (3.70%) C
4 1 (1.85%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) ISTQB
1 7 (12.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) FATCA
2 3 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) SAP
1 5 (9.26%) Citrix
2 4 (7.41%) JD Edwards
3 3 (5.56%) AppSense
3 3 (5.56%) Endeca
3 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
4 2 (3.70%) RedPrairie
4 2 (3.70%) webMethods
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.85%) Omniture
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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