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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 25 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail 92 73 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.58% 4.66% 4.83%
As % of the General category 18.04% 17.26% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 47 33
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£425 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 3
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £13.50 £11.25
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +20.00%
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
510 423 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.95% 27.03% 31.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 258 254
Average daily rate £425 £303 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.26% -22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £70 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 37 33
Average hourly rate £9.94 £9.92 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.20% -66.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £8.63 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.37 £31.60 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 +1 31 £450 +9.09% 12
Nottinghamshire +12 26 £400 +5.26% 10
Leicestershire +14 25 £338 +3.44% 9
Derbyshire -3 3 £450 +50.00% 2
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 6
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 58 (29.59%) Finance
2 54 (27.55%) E-Commerce
3 31 (15.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (15.82%) Banking
3 31 (15.82%) Retail Banking
4 30 (15.31%) WebSphere
5 28 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (13.78%) Windows
7 26 (13.27%) Business Analysis
8 25 (12.76%) IBM
9 23 (11.73%) SAP
10 21 (10.71%) SQL
11 19 (9.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (7.14%) .NET
13 13 (6.63%) Oracle
13 13 (6.63%) Use Case
14 12 (6.12%) Service Delivery
14 12 (6.12%) Change Management
14 12 (6.12%) UNIX
14 12 (6.12%) Linux
15 11 (5.61%) Logistics
16 10 (5.10%) SAP Retail
16 10 (5.10%) Firewall
16 10 (5.10%) DB2
16 10 (5.10%) Active Directory
17 9 (4.59%) Cisco
17 9 (4.59%) Project Management
17 9 (4.59%) SQL Server
17 9 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
17 9 (4.59%) Mentoring

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 30 (15.31%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.06%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.06%) SAS
3 4 (2.04%) Apache
4 3 (1.53%) CICS
4 3 (1.53%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.53%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.51%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.51%) JBoss
6 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.51%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 8 (4.08%) MS Office
2 7 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.53%) MS Project
4 2 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.10%) SAP Retail
2 4 (2.04%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (1.02%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.51%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.51%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.04%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) PaaS
2 1 (0.51%) IaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.10%) Firewall
2 8 (4.08%) WAN
3 6 (3.06%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.06%) Internet
4 4 (2.04%) Network Security
4 4 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.04%) ATM
4 4 (2.04%) LAN
5 3 (1.53%) VoIP
5 3 (1.53%) Wireless
6 2 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.51%) DMZ
7 1 (0.51%) DNS
7 1 (0.51%) DHCP
7 1 (0.51%) HTTP
7 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.51%) VLAN
7 1 (0.51%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.10%) DB2
2 9 (4.59%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.06%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.53%) MySQL
4 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.02%) Adabas
5 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.51%) OLAP
6 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.51%) Essbase
6 1 (0.51%) QlikView
6 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.51%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.02%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.02%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.51%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.51%) Subversion
3 1 (0.51%) JIRA
3 1 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.51%) RSpec
General
1 58 (29.59%) Finance
2 31 (15.82%) Banking
2 31 (15.82%) Retail Banking
3 8 (4.08%) Marketing
4 6 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.06%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.55%) German Language
6 4 (2.04%) Legal
7 3 (1.53%) Front Office
7 3 (1.53%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.53%) Billing
8 2 (1.02%) Back Office
9 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.51%) Advertising
9 1 (0.51%) Publishing
9 1 (0.51%) Automotive
9 1 (0.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 75 (38.27%) Analyst
2 56 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 28 (14.29%) Developer
4 16 (8.16%) Architect
5 13 (6.63%) Consultant
5 13 (6.63%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (6.12%) Senior Business Analyst
7 10 (5.10%) Test Analyst
8 9 (4.59%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.59%) .NET Developer
8 9 (4.59%) SAP Consultant
9 7 (3.57%) SAP Retail Consultant
10 5 (2.55%) Programme Manager
10 5 (2.55%) Test Manager
10 5 (2.55%) Technical Architect
10 5 (2.55%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (2.55%) Risk Manager
10 5 (2.55%) Process Manager
10 5 (2.55%) Sitecore Developer
11 4 (2.04%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.14%) .NET
2 6 (3.06%) .NET Framework
3 5 (2.55%) HTML
4 4 (2.04%) HTML5
4 4 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.04%) CSS
5 3 (1.53%) Web Services
6 2 (1.02%) CSS3
6 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (1.02%) JMS
6 2 (1.02%) XHTML
6 2 (1.02%) Middleware
6 2 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.51%) OLE
7 1 (0.51%) XML
7 1 (0.51%) XSD
7 1 (0.51%) WSDL
7 1 (0.51%) Spring
7 1 (0.51%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.51%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 7 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.55%) Credit Risk
4 4 (2.04%) User Experience
4 4 (2.04%) Open Source
5 3 (1.53%) EPoS
5 3 (1.53%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.02%) iSeries
6 2 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.02%) VSAM
6 2 (1.02%) AS400
6 2 (1.02%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.51%) DTV
7 1 (0.51%) EMV
7 1 (0.51%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.51%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.51%) Clustering
7 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.78%) Windows
2 12 (6.12%) UNIX
2 12 (6.12%) Linux
3 7 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 6 (3.06%) Windows XP
5 5 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.02%) CentOS
6 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.02%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.51%) AIX
7 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (27.55%) E-Commerce
2 31 (15.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (13.27%) Business Analysis
5 19 (9.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (6.63%) Use Case
7 12 (6.12%) Service Delivery
7 12 (6.12%) Change Management
8 11 (5.61%) Logistics
9 9 (4.59%) Project Management
9 9 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (4.59%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.08%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (4.08%) Risk Management
11 7 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (3.57%) IT Governance
11 7 (3.57%) Process Improvement
12 6 (3.06%) Coaching
12 6 (3.06%) Business Process Improvement
12 6 (3.06%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.71%) SQL
2 7 (3.57%) Java
3 6 (3.06%) C#
3 6 (3.06%) VBA
4 3 (1.53%) JCL
4 3 (1.53%) COBOL
4 3 (1.53%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.02%) R
5 2 (1.02%) ABAP
5 2 (1.02%) NATURAL
6 1 (0.51%) VB
6 1 (0.51%) C++
6 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.51%) Perl
6 1 (0.51%) PHP
6 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.51%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (2.04%) Degree
2 3 (1.53%) ISEB
2 3 (1.53%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.02%) CISSP
4 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.51%) CCNP
4 1 (0.51%) CCNA
4 1 (0.51%) JNCIA
4 1 (0.51%) IIBA
4 1 (0.51%) CBAP
4 1 (0.51%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.04%) QA
2 4 (2.04%) SLA
3 3 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.51%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.02%) Firmware
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.51%) vSphere
4 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (2.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (1.53%) SCCM
2 3 (1.53%) Puppet
2 3 (1.53%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.53%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.53%) Ansible
2 3 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.02%) SCOM
3 2 (1.02%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 25 (12.76%) IBM
2 23 (11.73%) SAP
3 13 (6.63%) Oracle
4 9 (4.59%) Cisco
5 8 (4.08%) VMware
5 8 (4.08%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.06%) hybris
7 5 (2.55%) Sitecore
8 4 (2.04%) Rackspace
8 4 (2.04%) Citrix
9 3 (1.53%) Google
9 3 (1.53%) RedPrairie
10 2 (1.02%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.02%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.02%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.02%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.02%) JDA
10 2 (1.02%) Symantec
11 1 (0.51%) Remedy
11 1 (0.51%) Software AG
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent day rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £225 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Derbyshire
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago