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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 34 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 21 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.49% 6.56% 5.41%
As % of the General category 8.90% 17.59% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 18
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£384 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £275 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +19.23%
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
236 216 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.27% 37.31% 31.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 136 61
Average daily rate £368 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.84 £9.12 £7.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £16.50 £35.35
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 27 January 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 January 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 14 (26.92%) Finance
1 14 (26.92%) Banking
2 10 (19.23%) Retail Banking
3 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (17.31%) Windows
4 6 (11.54%) Project Management
4 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
4 6 (11.54%) Migration
4 6 (11.54%) UNIX
4 6 (11.54%) SQL
4 6 (11.54%) C
4 6 (11.54%) .NET
4 6 (11.54%) Marketing
4 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.62%) Time Management
5 5 (9.62%) FMCG
5 5 (9.62%) RedPrairie
5 5 (9.62%) Logistics
5 5 (9.62%) Java
5 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.62%) Linux
5 5 (9.62%) webMethods
6 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.69%) SAP
6 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
6 4 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (7.69%) Business Transformation
7 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (5.77%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) WebTrends
2 2 (3.85%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.92%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.92%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.92%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) QlikView
4 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) DTS
4 1 (1.92%) Informix
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) LSMW
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
1 14 (26.92%) Banking
2 10 (19.23%) Retail Banking
3 6 (11.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Billing
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (17.31%) Architect
3 8 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 3 (5.77%) Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Data Modeller
7 2 (3.85%) Web Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Business Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Technical Writer
8 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (1.92%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Business Objects Developer
8 1 (1.92%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) REST
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) XML
2 1 (1.92%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) FMCG
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.92%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.92%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.92%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) UNIX
3 5 (9.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (11.54%) Project Management
2 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
2 6 (11.54%) Migration
2 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.62%) Time Management
3 5 (9.62%) Logistics
3 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
4 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.69%) Business Transformation
5 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (5.77%) CRM
6 2 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) ETL
6 2 (3.85%) PRINCE
6 2 (3.85%) Information Assurance
6 2 (3.85%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.85%) Security Testing
6 2 (3.85%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
1 6 (11.54%) C
2 5 (9.62%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) ABAP
3 2 (3.85%) VBA
3 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.92%) VB6
4 1 (1.92%) VB
4 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 4 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) FATCA
2 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) RedPrairie
1 5 (9.62%) webMethods
2 4 (7.69%) SAP
3 3 (5.77%) Citrix
4 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
4 2 (3.85%) Omniture
4 2 (3.85%) AppSense
5 1 (1.92%) Tableau
5 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
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