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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 28 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing Retail 35 23 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.83% 3.17% 5.70%
As % of the General category 12.96% 9.91% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £600 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.70 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -50.20%
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
270 232 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 37.29% 31.96% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 143 126
Average daily rate £375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £200 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 4
Average hourly rate £20.25 £30.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +85.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £21.01 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £175.00 £34.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.37 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -5.04%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 23 (36.51%) Finance
2 20 (31.75%) Banking
3 19 (30.16%) Project Management
4 16 (25.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (17.46%) PRINCE2
6 10 (15.87%) Retail Banking
7 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.70%) SQL
7 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 6 (9.52%) CRM
8 6 (9.52%) .NET
8 6 (9.52%) C#
9 5 (7.94%) C++
9 5 (7.94%) SAP
9 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
9 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.35%) Endeca
10 4 (6.35%) WebSphere
10 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
10 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
11 3 (4.76%) SAP ERP
11 3 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (4.76%) Games
11 3 (4.76%) TDD
11 3 (4.76%) Business Analysis
11 3 (4.76%) ERP
11 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
11 3 (4.76%) Java

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (6.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.59%) Lync
2 1 (1.59%) SAS
2 1 (1.59%) FileNet
2 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.17%) MS Project
2 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) SAP ERP
2 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Magento
3 1 (1.59%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) LDAP
1 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Subversion
1 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (36.51%) Finance
2 20 (31.75%) Banking
3 10 (15.87%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Games
5 2 (3.17%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.59%) Billing
6 1 (1.59%) Legal
6 1 (1.59%) Front Office
6 1 (1.59%) Back Office
6 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Project Manager
2 19 (30.16%) Analyst
3 13 (20.63%) Business Analyst
4 10 (15.87%) Developer
5 7 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Lead Developer
6 3 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.17%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) Messaging Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) Business Change Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) Data Quality Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) C++ Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Project Coordinator
8 1 (1.59%) SAP Consultant
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Developer
8 1 (1.59%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) .NET
2 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.17%) HTML
3 2 (3.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.59%) JSON
4 1 (1.59%) WCF
4 1 (1.59%) jQuery
4 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.59%) HTML5
4 1 (1.59%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.59%) WebGL
4 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.59%) XML
4 1 (1.59%) DOM
4 1 (1.59%) Flash
4 1 (1.59%) Ajax
4 1 (1.59%) XMPP
4 1 (1.59%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.17%) EPoS
4 1 (1.59%) iPad
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
1 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Project Management
2 16 (25.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (17.46%) PRINCE2
4 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.52%) CRM
6 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.76%) ERP
7 3 (4.76%) Change Management
7 3 (4.76%) TDD
7 3 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.17%) SDLC
8 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.17%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.17%) BDD
8 2 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.17%) Change Control
8 2 (3.17%) PRINCE
8 2 (3.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) C#
3 5 (7.94%) C++
4 3 (4.76%) Java
4 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.59%) PMP
3 1 (1.59%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) TeamSite
1 1 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) SAP
3 4 (6.35%) Endeca
4 3 (4.76%) JD Edwards
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle
6 1 (1.59%) Reuters
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
6 1 (1.59%) Yahoo!
6 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.59%) hybris
6 1 (1.59%) Demandware
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