The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 24 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Retail 12 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.04% 3.75% 2.84%
As % of the General category 10.00% 10.20% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £463 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +31.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £400 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £538 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £385 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £13.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +25.58%
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 Coventry region.

General Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
120 98 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 40.40% 36.70% 47.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 40 34
Average daily rate £350 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £500 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 34
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
2 6 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 5 (20.83%) German Language
3 5 (20.83%) Web Development
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
3 5 (20.83%) Sitecore
3 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.67%) Internet
4 4 (16.67%) Validation
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.67%) Marketing
5 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
5 3 (12.50%) PLM
5 3 (12.50%) ENOVIA
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (12.50%) CAD
5 3 (12.50%) Automotive
5 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (12.50%) Cognos
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
5 3 (12.50%) Business Transformation
6 2 (8.33%) Logistics

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Project
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) SMS
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
2 6 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 5 (20.83%) German Language
4 4 (16.67%) Marketing
5 3 (12.50%) Automotive
5 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Sitecore Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) MI Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Report Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Campaign Manager
6 1 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Campaign Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) PMI
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Project Management
1 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (20.83%) Web Development
2 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.67%) Validation
3 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 3 (12.50%) PLM
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) CAD
4 3 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
4 3 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 2 (8.33%) Logistics
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCTS
1 1 (4.17%) MCP
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Sysprep
1 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Sitecore
2 3 (12.50%) Cognos
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) LANDesk
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee
3 1 (4.17%) SAP