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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 31 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 24 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.85% 4.58% 5.24%
As % of the General category 10.53% 12.50% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 19
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£366 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £279 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.54 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+64.75% -
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
228 208 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.60% 36.62% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 123 75
Average daily rate £370 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £180 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 13
Average hourly rate £13.84 £10.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.40% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.84 £9.15 £7.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £16.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 February 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 February 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 19 (35.85%) Banking
2 15 (28.30%) Finance
3 14 (26.42%) Retail Banking
4 11 (20.75%) Windows
5 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (15.09%) .NET
7 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
7 7 (13.21%) Project Management
8 6 (11.32%) Migration
8 6 (11.32%) C
8 6 (11.32%) SQL
8 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
8 6 (11.32%) UNIX
8 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.32%) ISTQB
8 6 (11.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (9.43%) RedPrairie
9 5 (9.43%) FMCG
9 5 (9.43%) Time Management
9 5 (9.43%) Logistics
9 5 (9.43%) Linux
9 5 (9.43%) Java
9 5 (9.43%) webMethods
9 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
9 5 (9.43%) Citrix
10 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.55%) CRM
10 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
10 4 (7.55%) SAP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.89%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.89%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.89%) QlikView
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.89%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.89%) DTS
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.89%) Informix
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) LSMW
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 19 (35.85%) Banking
2 15 (28.30%) Finance
3 14 (26.42%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Architect
2 10 (18.87%) Project Manager
2 10 (18.87%) Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Technical Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Test Leader
4 5 (9.43%) Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Business Objects Developer
8 1 (1.89%) SAP Consultant
8 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (1.89%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) EDI
3 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.89%) WCF
3 1 (1.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) FMCG
2 1 (1.89%) Learning Management System
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) EPoS
2 1 (1.89%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) UNIX
3 5 (9.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
2 7 (13.21%) Project Management
3 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
3 6 (11.32%) Migration
4 5 (9.43%) Time Management
4 5 (9.43%) Logistics
5 4 (7.55%) CRM
5 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.55%) Business Transformation
6 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.66%) PRINCE
7 2 (3.77%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) ETL
7 2 (3.77%) ERP
7 2 (3.77%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.77%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
1 6 (11.32%) C
2 5 (9.43%) Java
3 3 (5.66%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.89%) VB
5 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.89%) ABAP
5 1 (1.89%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) ISTQB
1 6 (11.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) FATCA
2 3 (5.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Citrix
1 5 (9.43%) webMethods
1 5 (9.43%) RedPrairie
2 4 (7.55%) SAP
3 3 (5.66%) AppSense
3 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds
4 2 (3.77%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.89%) Tableau
5 1 (1.89%) Omniture
5 1 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
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