The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 52 42 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Contract jobs citing Retail 4 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.94% 1.61% 4.53%
As % of the General category 3.92% 5.21% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 9
Average daily rate £390 £300 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £26.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +77.05%
Retail
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

General Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
102 96 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.06% 30.87% 48.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 77 87
Average daily rate £375 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £481 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Cardiff region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Cardiff region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Critical Success Factor
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (11.11%) Fireworks
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS
1 1 (11.11%) Informatics
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Critical Success Factor
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (11.11%) Typography
3 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft