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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 34 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs citing Retail 25 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.86% 6.81% 5.17%
As % of the General category 10.68% 19.00% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £340 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £244 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £440 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £6.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +77.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £14.13 £6.50
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +117.30%
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
234 221 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.17% 35.82% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 139 67
Average daily rate £350 £340 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £23.50 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.63% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £14.85 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 13 (24.53%) Finance
1 13 (24.53%) Banking
1 13 (24.53%) Retail Banking
2 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
4 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.32%) Marketing
5 6 (11.32%) Project Management
5 6 (11.32%) UNIX
5 6 (11.32%) Windows
5 6 (11.32%) C
5 6 (11.32%) .NET
6 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.43%) Java
6 5 (9.43%) SQL
6 5 (9.43%) Linux
6 5 (9.43%) CRM
6 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.43%) webMethods
6 5 (9.43%) Logistics
6 5 (9.43%) Migration
6 5 (9.43%) FMCG
6 5 (9.43%) Time Management
6 5 (9.43%) RedPrairie
7 4 (7.55%) Business Transformation
7 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.66%) SAS
8 3 (5.66%) SAP
8 3 (5.66%) Web Services

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (5.66%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) WebTrends
2 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.89%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.89%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.89%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.77%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.89%) DTS
3 1 (1.89%) Informix
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.89%) QlikView
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
1 13 (24.53%) Banking
1 13 (24.53%) Retail Banking
2 6 (11.32%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Analyst
2 11 (20.75%) Project Manager
3 8 (15.09%) Business Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Data Modeller
7 2 (3.77%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Web Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) CRM Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Programme Manager
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (1.89%) Project Coordinator
8 1 (1.89%) Business Objects Developer
8 1 (1.89%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) Web Services
3 2 (3.77%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.89%) XML
4 1 (1.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) FMCG
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) iPad
4 1 (1.89%) EPoS
4 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.89%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) UNIX
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
3 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.32%) Project Management
5 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.43%) CRM
5 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.43%) Logistics
5 5 (9.43%) Migration
5 5 (9.43%) Time Management
6 4 (7.55%) Business Transformation
6 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.77%) Analytics
8 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (3.77%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) System Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.77%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) C
2 5 (9.43%) Java
2 5 (9.43%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) VBA
3 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) VB
4 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.89%) ABAP
4 1 (1.89%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
1 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) webMethods
1 5 (9.43%) RedPrairie
2 3 (5.66%) SAP
3 2 (3.77%) Omniture
4 1 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.89%) Tableau
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