The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Coventry region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 34 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Retail 6 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.84% 0.88% 4.30%
As % of the General category 4.80% 1.92% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 9
Average daily rate £413 £235 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.53% -39.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £235 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £386
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
125 104 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 38.34% 45.81% 41.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 45
Average daily rate £360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 39 14
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +42.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £30.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Retail
West Midlands

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 18 April 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 18 (64.29%) Banking
2 15 (53.57%) Retail Banking
3 13 (46.43%) SQL
4 9 (32.14%) VB
5 8 (28.57%) Data Modelling
6 7 (25.00%) .NET
6 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (25.00%) UNIX
6 7 (25.00%) Cognos
6 7 (25.00%) Finance
6 7 (25.00%) Data Transformation
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.86%) Teradata
7 5 (17.86%) Cognos Powerplay
7 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (17.86%) DTS
7 5 (17.86%) ReportNet
7 5 (17.86%) Project Management
8 4 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (14.29%) LoadRunner
8 4 (14.29%) EPoS
8 4 (14.29%) HP
8 4 (14.29%) ISEB
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.29%) Validation
8 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.29%) System Testing
8 4 (14.29%) ISTQB

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Retail-J
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (17.86%) Cognos Powerplay
1 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (17.86%) DTS
1 5 (17.86%) ReportNet
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 4 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (64.29%) Banking
2 15 (53.57%) Retail Banking
3 7 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Applications Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Risk Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Information Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Data Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Information Risk Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Teradata Developer
6 2 (7.14%) MI Developer
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Teradata Architect
7 1 (3.57%) CRM Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
1 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (3.57%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (3.57%) WCF
2 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) EPoS
2 1 (3.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 7 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
3 5 (17.86%) Project Management
4 4 (14.29%) Validation
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.29%) System Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Analytics
5 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.71%) CRM
5 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Campaign Management
7 1 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.57%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) VB
3 3 (10.71%) VBScript
3 3 (10.71%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
1 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) CISA
2 1 (3.57%) CISM
2 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Cognos
2 5 (17.86%) Teradata
3 4 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Pega
4 1 (3.57%) ATG
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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