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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 22 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Retail 10 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.86% 7.91% 1.00%
As % of the General category 8.70% 16.54% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +24.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +44.18%
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
115 133 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 44.40% 47.84% 49.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 55 20
Average daily rate £350 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £518 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 22
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.80 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +7.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £13.05 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £37.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015, 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 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) .NET
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 5 (22.73%) Retail Banking
3 5 (22.73%) Web Development
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
3 5 (22.73%) German Language
3 5 (22.73%) Sitecore
3 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
4 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 4 (18.18%) Internet
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE
5 3 (13.64%) Law
5 3 (13.64%) Cognos
5 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (9.09%) Marketing
6 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 2 (9.09%) MS Office
6 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (4.55%) Coaching
7 1 (4.55%) Line Management
7 1 (4.55%) Visualisation

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) SMS
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 5 (22.73%) Retail Banking
2 5 (22.73%) German Language
3 3 (13.64%) Law
4 2 (9.09%) Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.55%) Automotive
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Sitecore Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Data Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Campaign Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Campaign Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Report Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) MI Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.55%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Project Management
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Web Development
2 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
3 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.64%) PRINCE
5 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Validation
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) Coaching
6 1 (4.55%) Line Management
6 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Sitecore
2 3 (13.64%) Cognos
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
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