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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 33 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs citing Retail 9 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.45% 4.56% 3.53%
As % of the General category 6.87% 10.19% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -34.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £384 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.89 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-49.49% +37.50%
General Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
131 108 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 35.60% 44.81% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 21 53
Average daily rate £350 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £227 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 7
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £25.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
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
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) PLM
2 3 (20.00%) Automotive
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
2 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (20.00%) ENOVIA
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (20.00%) CAD
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) MCTS
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) ENOVIA
2 1 (6.67%) Retail-J
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Automotive
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) MI Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) MI Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) CRM Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) PLM
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
2 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) CAD
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
2 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCTS
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Sysprep
1 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Teradata
2 1 (6.67%) ATG
2 1 (6.67%) Pega
2 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) McAfee
2 1 (6.67%) Cognos
2 1 (6.67%) SAP