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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 34 30 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Contract jobs citing Retail 11 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.31% 2.38% 12.24%
As % of the General category 11.00% 5.36% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 27
Average daily rate
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£363 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £410 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.87 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £13.87 £6.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +113.38%
Retail
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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
100 112 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.12% 44.44% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 74 67
Average daily rate £315 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.87 £15.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.17% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.87 £14.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £13.87 £15.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 14 (50.00%) Banking
2 13 (46.43%) Finance
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) Retail Banking
5 7 (25.00%) SAS
6 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (17.86%) Credit Risk
8 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (14.29%) Investment Banking
8 4 (14.29%) CCA
8 4 (14.29%) Project Management
8 4 (14.29%) MS Office
8 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.71%) Analytics
10 2 (7.14%) Propensity Modelling
10 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
10 2 (7.14%) Coaching
10 2 (7.14%) HTML5
10 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (7.14%) Node.js
10 2 (7.14%) CSS3
10 2 (7.14%) Customer Insight
10 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
10 2 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
10 2 (7.14%) CRM
10 2 (7.14%) CSS
10 2 (7.14%) HTML
10 2 (7.14%) Java
10 2 (7.14%) JavaScript

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.00%) SAS
2 2 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (3.57%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (3.57%) Star Schema
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.57%) Data Mart
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Cognos Powerplay
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) DTS
General
1 14 (50.00%) Banking
2 13 (46.43%) Finance
3 8 (28.57%) Retail Banking
4 4 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) Business Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Data Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Product Owner
6 1 (3.57%) SLA Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Business Architect
6 1 (3.57%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) CSS
1 2 (7.14%) HTML5
1 2 (7.14%) CSS3
1 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
2 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (14.29%) Project Management
2 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 3 (10.71%) Analytics
4 2 (7.14%) Propensity Modelling
4 2 (7.14%) Coaching
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (7.14%) Customer Insight
5 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.57%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) VBA
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) CCA
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Teradata
2 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.57%) Cognos