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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 41 37 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing Retail 27 30 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.52% 3.61% 1.44%
As % of the General category 10.15% 12.71% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 8
Median daily rate £425 £356 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.38% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £20.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -34.95%
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
266 236 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.68% 28.40% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 148 117
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £6.84 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+265.49% -78.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £6.84 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.55 £6.84 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £25.00 £26.74
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.48%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Retail.

1 14 (28.57%) Logistics
2 9 (18.37%) Project Management
2 9 (18.37%) Finance
3 7 (14.29%) Banking
4 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.24%) Firewall
4 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.20%) JDA
5 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
5 5 (10.20%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (10.20%) Retail Banking
5 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (10.20%) Proofpoint
5 5 (10.20%) RedPrairie
5 5 (10.20%) LogRhythm
6 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (8.16%) Windows
6 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.12%) SSL
7 3 (6.12%) Kerberos
7 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
7 3 (6.12%) Linux
7 3 (6.12%) Unix
7 3 (6.12%) C#
7 3 (6.12%) SQL
7 3 (6.12%) TACACS
7 3 (6.12%) Software Testing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (2.04%) Apache
1 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.04%) CMS
1 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Firewall
2 3 (6.12%) Kerberos
2 3 (6.12%) SSL
2 3 (6.12%) TACACS
3 1 (2.04%) Internet
3 1 (2.04%) Network Security
3 1 (2.04%) WAN
3 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) SAP BI
3 1 (2.04%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.04%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Automotive
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Analyst
2 10 (20.41%) Business Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Firewall Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) IT Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) IT Risk Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) IT Security Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Risk Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Risk Management Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Security Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Security Management Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Security Technical Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Security Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Banking Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) .NET
1 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (4.08%) HTML
1 2 (4.08%) jQuery
1 2 (4.08%) WCF
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
2 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.04%) J2EE
2 1 (2.04%) RESTful
2 1 (2.04%) Spring
2 1 (2.04%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.08%) EPoS
2 1 (2.04%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Logistics
2 9 (18.37%) Project Management
3 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
3 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
4 5 (10.20%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
4 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
5 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.12%) Information Assurance
6 3 (6.12%) Security Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Server Hardening
6 3 (6.12%) SIEM
6 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (4.08%) Defect Management
7 2 (4.08%) V-Model
7 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) C#
1 3 (6.12%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) C
2 2 (4.08%) Java
2 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.08%) CISA
3 2 (4.08%) CISSP
3 2 (4.08%) ISEB
3 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) JDA
1 5 (10.20%) LogRhythm
1 5 (10.20%) Proofpoint
1 5 (10.20%) RedPrairie
2 2 (4.08%) Kronos
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.04%) HP
3 1 (2.04%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) MobileIron
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
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