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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 29 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Retail 29 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.24% 6.20% 5.69%
As % of the General category 12.45% 17.65% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £230 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £460 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.42% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +25.58%
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
233 221 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.06% 35.14% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 152 85
Average daily rate £375 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £150 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Average hourly rate £26.50 £11.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.43% -28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £41.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014, 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 16 (29.63%) Finance
3 15 (27.78%) Retail Banking
4 13 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.11%) Marketing
8 5 (9.26%) RedPrairie
8 5 (9.26%) Migration
8 5 (9.26%) Logistics
8 5 (9.26%) Project Management
8 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.26%) Windows
8 5 (9.26%) C
8 5 (9.26%) SQL
8 5 (9.26%) .NET
9 4 (7.41%) Java
9 4 (7.41%) Linux
9 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.41%) UNIX
9 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (7.41%) webMethods
9 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.41%) FMCG
9 4 (7.41%) Time Management
9 4 (7.41%) Business Transformation
10 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (5.56%) QA
10 3 (5.56%) WebTrends

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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%) SAS
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) WebTrends
2 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.85%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.85%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.85%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) ATM
2 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.70%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) Informix
3 1 (1.85%) DTS
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.85%) QlikView
3 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 17 (31.48%) Banking
2 16 (29.63%) Finance
3 15 (27.78%) Retail Banking
4 6 (11.11%) Marketing
5 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.70%) Back Office
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Analyst
2 12 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 8 (14.81%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Data Modeller
7 2 (3.70%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.70%) PMO Assistant
7 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Web Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.70%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.70%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.70%) CRM Developer
8 1 (1.85%) RedPrairie Programme Manager
8 1 (1.85%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (3.70%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.85%) REST
4 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) FMCG
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) iPad
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) EPoS
4 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.85%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) UNIX
3 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
3 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.26%) Project Management
4 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
4 5 (9.26%) Logistics
4 5 (9.26%) Migration
5 4 (7.41%) Time Management
5 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.41%) Business Transformation
6 3 (5.56%) CRM
6 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (3.70%) System Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (3.70%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.70%) Resource Management
7 2 (3.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) C
1 5 (9.26%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) Java
3 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.70%) VBA
4 1 (1.85%) VB6
4 1 (1.85%) VB
4 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.85%) ABAP
4 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) RedPrairie
2 4 (7.41%) webMethods
3 2 (3.70%) Omniture
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) Avaya
4 1 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.85%) Tableau
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