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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 26 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail 11 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.23% 1.69% 2.11%
As % of the General category 7.43% 4.42% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Average daily rate
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£415 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £336 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.42% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £9.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+250.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -8.57%
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
148 113 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 43.40% 38.31% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 35
Average daily rate £380 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £568 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 11
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -31.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 October 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 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) Marketing
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (20.00%) Automotive
3 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (20.00%) Validation
3 4 (20.00%) CAD
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) PLM
3 4 (20.00%) ENOVIA
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 4 (20.00%) Marketing Strategy
3 4 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) MS Project
5 2 (10.00%) Banking
5 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Logistics
6 1 (5.00%) Sysprep
6 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SMS
General
1 5 (25.00%) Marketing
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Automotive
2 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.00%) German Language
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.00%) MI Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Campaign Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Campaign Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) CRM Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (20.00%) Validation
3 4 (20.00%) CAD
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) PLM
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Marketing Strategy
3 4 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Logistics
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCTS
1 1 (5.00%) MCP
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Sysprep
1 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) ATG
2 1 (5.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (5.00%) Pega
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) McAfee