The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 24 30 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing Retail 106 87 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.20% 5.76% 8.23%
As % of the General category 17.29% 18.05% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 59 65
Average daily rate
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£425 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £561
UK excluding London average daily rate £412 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.62 £15.50 £42.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.96% -63.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -
Retail
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

General Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
613 482 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 35.83% 31.90% 31.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 296 218
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £70 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 31
Average hourly rate £15.50 £9.92 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.28% -50.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £8.63 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £18.50 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -20.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Retail
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -7 36 £425 -5.55% 19
Nottinghamshire +14 33 £358 +30.00% 7
Leicestershire 0 20 £400 +19.40% 22
Derbyshire +7 6 £388 +1.30% 1
Lincolnshire - - - - 11
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 60 (30.46%) Finance
2 42 (21.32%) E-Commerce
3 32 (16.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (14.72%) SAP
6 24 (12.18%) Banking
6 24 (12.18%) Logistics
6 24 (12.18%) Retail Banking
6 24 (12.18%) Marketing
7 23 (11.68%) WebSphere
7 23 (11.68%) Java
7 23 (11.68%) SQL
8 22 (11.17%) .NET
8 22 (11.17%) Scrum
9 20 (10.15%) Project Management
9 20 (10.15%) Business Analysis
10 18 (9.14%) Windows
11 17 (8.63%) Linux
11 17 (8.63%) Oracle
11 17 (8.63%) SQL Server
12 16 (8.12%) PRINCE2
13 15 (7.61%) UNIX
13 15 (7.61%) hybris
14 13 (6.60%) HTML
14 13 (6.60%) Configuration Management
15 12 (6.09%) IBM
15 12 (6.09%) Microsoft
15 12 (6.09%) Apache
15 12 (6.09%) Risk Management
15 12 (6.09%) Change Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 23 (11.68%) WebSphere
2 12 (6.09%) Apache
3 10 (5.08%) Apache Solr
4 6 (3.05%) NetWeaver
5 4 (2.03%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.03%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.52%) CICS
7 2 (1.02%) CMS
7 2 (1.02%) SAS
7 2 (1.02%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.51%) DNN
8 1 (0.51%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.05%) MS Office
3 4 (2.03%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.52%) MS Project
4 3 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.58%) SAP Retail
2 4 (2.03%) Magento
2 4 (2.03%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.02%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.02%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.02%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (1.02%) SAP SD
3 2 (1.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.51%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.08%) HTTP
1 10 (5.08%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.57%) HTTPS
2 9 (4.57%) Firewall
3 6 (3.05%) DMZ
4 5 (2.54%) Internet
4 5 (2.54%) DNS
5 4 (2.03%) FTP
5 4 (2.03%) SMTP
6 3 (1.52%) LAN
6 3 (1.52%) WAN
7 2 (1.02%) ATM
7 2 (1.02%) VoIP
7 2 (1.02%) DHCP
7 2 (1.02%) Wireless
8 1 (0.51%) SNA
8 1 (0.51%) SAN
8 1 (0.51%) APPN
8 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.58%) DB2
3 7 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.54%) SAP BW
4 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.03%) MySQL
6 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.02%) Adabas
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.02%) Cognos Query Studio
7 2 (1.02%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 2 (1.02%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (1.02%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (1.02%) Cognos Event Studio
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 6 (3.05%) Subversion
1 6 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.54%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.03%) Cucumber
3 4 (2.03%) Selenium
4 3 (1.52%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.52%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.52%) JIRA
5 2 (1.02%) NUnit
5 2 (1.02%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.02%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.51%) RSpec
6 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.51%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.51%) Ant
6 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.51%) CruiseControl
General
1 60 (30.46%) Finance
2 24 (12.18%) Banking
2 24 (12.18%) Retail Banking
2 24 (12.18%) Marketing
3 4 (2.03%) German Language
3 4 (2.03%) Legal
3 4 (2.03%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.52%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.02%) Billing
5 2 (1.02%) Front Office
6 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (29.95%) Analyst
2 41 (20.81%) Business Analyst
3 26 (13.20%) Project Manager
3 26 (13.20%) Developer
4 17 (8.63%) Architect
4 17 (8.63%) Consultant
5 12 (6.09%) Programme Manager
6 11 (5.58%) .NET Developer
7 9 (4.57%) Test Analyst
8 8 (4.06%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (4.06%) SAP Consultant
8 8 (4.06%) SAP Retail Consultant
9 7 (3.55%) Senior Business Analyst
10 6 (3.05%) Portfolio Manager
11 5 (2.54%) Enterprise Architect
11 5 (2.54%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
11 5 (2.54%) Designer
11 5 (2.54%) Integration Architect
11 5 (2.54%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (2.03%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.17%) .NET
2 13 (6.60%) HTML
3 10 (5.08%) Web Services
4 7 (3.55%) XML
4 7 (3.55%) Middleware
4 7 (3.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 6 (3.05%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (3.05%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.05%) JSON
5 6 (3.05%) XSD
5 6 (3.05%) JMS
5 6 (3.05%) WSDL
5 6 (3.05%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (3.05%) REST
6 4 (2.03%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.03%) CSS
7 3 (1.52%) Spring
7 3 (1.52%) WCF
8 2 (1.02%) jQuery
8 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.58%) Open Source
2 9 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.05%) Clustering
4 5 (2.54%) EPoS
5 3 (1.52%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.52%) AS400
5 3 (1.52%) Replication
5 3 (1.52%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.52%) iSeries
5 3 (1.52%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.52%) User Experience
6 2 (1.02%) FMCG
6 2 (1.02%) VSAM
6 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.51%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.51%) EMV
7 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.51%) iPad
7 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.14%) Windows
2 17 (8.63%) Linux
3 15 (7.61%) UNIX
4 10 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.05%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.54%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) i5/OS
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.32%) E-Commerce
2 32 (16.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (12.18%) Logistics
5 22 (11.17%) Scrum
6 20 (10.15%) Project Management
6 20 (10.15%) Business Analysis
7 16 (8.12%) PRINCE2
8 13 (6.60%) Configuration Management
9 12 (6.09%) Risk Management
9 12 (6.09%) Change Management
9 12 (6.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (5.08%) B2C
11 9 (4.57%) Mentoring
12 8 (4.06%) Waterfall
12 8 (4.06%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.06%) ITIL
12 8 (4.06%) Data Modelling
12 8 (4.06%) SOA
12 8 (4.06%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.68%) Java
1 23 (11.68%) SQL
2 9 (4.57%) PL/SQL
3 7 (3.55%) AWK
4 5 (2.54%) C#
5 4 (2.03%) COBOL
5 4 (2.03%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.52%) R
6 3 (1.52%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.52%) JCL
7 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.02%) NATURAL
7 2 (1.02%) VB
8 1 (0.51%) C
8 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.51%) Perl
8 1 (0.51%) PHP
8 1 (0.51%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (2.03%) ISEB
2 4 (2.03%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.52%) Degree
4 2 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.51%) CISSP
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.51%) PMP
5 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.51%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.51%) CISA
5 1 (0.51%) CISM
5 1 (0.51%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.08%) QA
2 4 (2.03%) SLA
3 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.51%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (4.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.03%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.02%) Firmware
4 1 (0.51%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 5 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.52%) Puppet
2 3 (1.52%) Nagios
3 2 (1.02%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.51%) SCCM
4 1 (0.51%) SCOM
4 1 (0.51%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 29 (14.72%) SAP
2 17 (8.63%) Oracle
3 15 (7.61%) hybris
4 12 (6.09%) IBM
4 12 (6.09%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.08%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.55%) RedPrairie
6 7 (3.55%) Endeca
7 6 (3.05%) Software AG
7 6 (3.05%) VMware
8 5 (2.54%) Intel
8 5 (2.54%) Citrix
9 4 (2.03%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.52%) Cisco
11 2 (1.02%) ATG
11 2 (1.02%) Cognos
11 2 (1.02%) Demandware
12 1 (0.51%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.51%) Google
12 1 (0.51%) CollabNet
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Rate: Excellent Day Rate - 5 Month Retail Project Manager Contract
Posted: 7 hours ago
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