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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 24 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 44 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.97% 3.65% 4.89%
As % of the General category 16.92% 11.52% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 18
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£393 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £225 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £560 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.14% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.88 - £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.96 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.31% -57.50%
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
260 243 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.28% 31.64% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 151 126
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 5
Average hourly rate £25.25 £30.00 £23.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.83% +29.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £21.01 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £175.00 £53.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 25 (32.47%) Finance
2 23 (29.87%) Banking
3 20 (25.97%) Project Management
4 17 (22.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (16.88%) Retail Banking
6 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
8 10 (12.99%) PRINCE2
9 9 (11.69%) CRM
9 9 (11.69%) SQL
10 8 (10.39%) SAP
11 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (7.79%) .NET
12 6 (7.79%) C#
12 6 (7.79%) SDLC
13 5 (6.49%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (6.49%) Software Engineering
13 5 (6.49%) Manufacturing
13 5 (6.49%) C++
13 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
13 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
13 5 (6.49%) Change Management
14 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
14 4 (5.19%) Windows
14 4 (5.19%) Endeca
14 4 (5.19%) Spreadsheet
14 4 (5.19%) WebSphere

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.30%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.30%) Lync
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) SAS
2 1 (1.30%) FileNet
2 1 (1.30%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.19%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.60%) MS Project
4 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.60%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.30%) Magento
3 1 (1.30%) Eikon
3 1 (1.30%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.30%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) LDAP
1 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) LSMW
1 1 (1.30%) Subversion
1 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (32.47%) Finance
2 23 (29.87%) Banking
3 13 (16.88%) Retail Banking
4 5 (6.49%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.90%) Publishing
5 3 (3.90%) Games
6 2 (2.60%) Advertising
6 2 (2.60%) Front Office
6 2 (2.60%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.30%) Billing
7 1 (1.30%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Marketing
7 1 (1.30%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.30%) Cantonese Language
7 1 (1.30%) Back Office
7 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (32.47%) Project Manager
2 19 (24.68%) Analyst
3 13 (16.88%) Developer
4 12 (15.58%) Business Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Consultant
6 6 (7.79%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (5.19%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.90%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Tableau Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) IT Architect
9 2 (2.60%) CRM Project Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (2.60%) CRM Manager
9 2 (2.60%) DBA
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) .NET
2 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.60%) HTML
3 2 (2.60%) Web Services
3 2 (2.60%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (2.60%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (2.60%) BAPI
3 2 (2.60%) SAP ALE
3 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.30%) JSON
4 1 (1.30%) WCF
4 1 (1.30%) jQuery
4 1 (1.30%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.30%) HTML5
4 1 (1.30%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.30%) WebGL
4 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.30%) Ajax
4 1 (1.30%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.60%) EPoS
3 2 (2.60%) IVR
4 1 (1.30%) Statistics
4 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.30%) iPad
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.30%) User Experience
4 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) Project Management
2 17 (22.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.99%) PRINCE2
5 9 (11.69%) CRM
6 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.79%) SDLC
8 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.49%) Change Management
8 5 (6.49%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.19%) Analytics
10 3 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.90%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.90%) TDD
10 3 (3.90%) ETL
10 3 (3.90%) Migration
11 2 (2.60%) Software Testing
11 2 (2.60%) Data Security
11 2 (2.60%) MVC
11 2 (2.60%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) C#
3 5 (6.49%) C++
4 3 (3.90%) Java
4 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.90%) ABAP
5 2 (2.60%) SAPscript
5 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.60%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.30%) PMP
3 1 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) TeamSite
1 1 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) SAP
3 4 (5.19%) Endeca
3 4 (5.19%) Tableau
4 2 (2.60%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle
5 1 (1.30%) Reuters
5 1 (1.30%) Demandware
5 1 (1.30%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.30%) SEEBURGER
5 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.30%) hybris
5 1 (1.30%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco
5 1 (1.30%) IBM
5 1 (1.30%) JDA
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