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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 22 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Retail 105 125 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.55% 8.63% 8.20%
As % of the General category 18.10% 27.23% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 70 86
Average daily rate
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£400 £407 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.59% -4.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £553 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £13.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+24.19% -38.26%
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
580 459 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 36.18% 31.68% 34.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 272 297
Average daily rate £422 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £285 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 21
Average hourly rate £12.00 £9.94 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.72% -66.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £8.94 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.30 £18.00 £56.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 July 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 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 34 £450 - 10
Nottinghamshire -15 31 £393 +1.29% 5
Leicestershire +10 21 £310 +24.00% 19
Derbyshire -8 2 £363 -30.95% 3
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 70 (32.86%) E-Commerce
2 63 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (18.31%) Finance
4 36 (16.90%) Scrum
5 30 (14.08%) hybris
6 29 (13.62%) SQL
6 29 (13.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (12.68%) Java
8 20 (9.39%) .NET
8 20 (9.39%) Oracle
9 19 (8.92%) Banking
9 19 (8.92%) Retail Banking
10 18 (8.45%) Marketing
11 17 (7.98%) WebSphere
11 17 (7.98%) Project Management
12 16 (7.51%) B2B
12 16 (7.51%) MVC
12 16 (7.51%) Apache Solr
13 15 (7.04%) PCI DSS
13 15 (7.04%) Migration
13 15 (7.04%) Business Analysis
13 15 (7.04%) Linux
14 14 (6.57%) UNIX
14 14 (6.57%) B2C
14 14 (6.57%) SQL Server
14 14 (6.57%) Configuration Management
14 14 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (6.10%) C#
15 13 (6.10%) MySQL
15 13 (6.10%) ASP.NET

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (7.98%) WebSphere
2 16 (7.51%) Apache Solr
3 12 (5.63%) Apache
4 7 (3.29%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.29%) CMS
5 3 (1.41%) CoreMedia CMS
5 3 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.47%) DNN
6 1 (0.47%) JBoss
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.47%) SAS
6 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (1.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.94%) MS Project
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) SAP CRM
1 2 (0.94%) SAP Retail
1 2 (0.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.47%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.47%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.35%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) IaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.35%) HTTP
1 5 (2.35%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.35%) DNS
1 5 (2.35%) HTTPS
2 4 (1.88%) SMTP
2 4 (1.88%) FTP
3 3 (1.41%) Internet
4 2 (0.94%) Firewall
4 2 (0.94%) Wireless
5 1 (0.47%) OpenFlow
5 1 (0.47%) 802.11
5 1 (0.47%) MPLS
5 1 (0.47%) OSPF
5 1 (0.47%) BGP-4
5 1 (0.47%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.47%) DHCP
5 1 (0.47%) LAN
5 1 (0.47%) WAN
5 1 (0.47%) SAN
5 1 (0.47%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.10%) MySQL
3 7 (3.29%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.88%) Big Data
6 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.94%) DB2
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.47%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 10 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.29%) Subversion
3 6 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.88%) Selenium
5 3 (1.41%) JIRA
5 3 (1.41%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.41%) PHPUnit
5 3 (1.41%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.41%) JUnit
5 3 (1.41%) gulp
5 3 (1.41%) Behat
6 2 (0.94%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.94%) NUnit
6 2 (0.94%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.47%) Ant
7 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.47%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.47%) Maven
7 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (18.31%) Finance
2 19 (8.92%) Banking
2 19 (8.92%) Retail Banking
3 18 (8.45%) Marketing
4 10 (4.69%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.82%) Legal
6 5 (2.35%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 66 (30.99%) Analyst
2 56 (26.29%) Business Analyst
3 43 (20.19%) Project Manager
4 33 (15.49%) Developer
5 23 (10.80%) Architect
6 12 (5.63%) .NET Developer
7 11 (5.16%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.23%) C# Developer
8 9 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (3.76%) Hybris Developer
10 6 (2.82%) Senior Business Analyst
10 6 (2.82%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (2.82%) Consultant
11 5 (2.35%) Programme Manager
11 5 (2.35%) SQL Developer
11 5 (2.35%) Hybris Architect
12 4 (1.88%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (1.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (1.88%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.39%) .NET
2 13 (6.10%) ASP.NET
3 11 (5.16%) CSS
3 11 (5.16%) Web Services
3 11 (5.16%) Spring
3 11 (5.16%) HTML
4 8 (3.76%) HTML5
4 8 (3.76%) J2EE
5 7 (3.29%) JSP
5 7 (3.29%) jQuery
6 6 (2.82%) Spring MVC
6 6 (2.82%) XHTML
7 5 (2.35%) REST
7 5 (2.35%) CSS3
8 4 (1.88%) XML
8 4 (1.88%) JSON
8 4 (1.88%) JSTL
8 4 (1.88%) Ajax
8 4 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.41%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.35%) User Experience
3 4 (1.88%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (1.88%) Replication
3 4 (1.88%) EPoS
4 3 (1.41%) New Media
5 2 (0.94%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.94%) FMCG
6 1 (0.47%) PMI
6 1 (0.47%) NHS
6 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.47%) Clustering
6 1 (0.47%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.47%) Ontologies
6 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.04%) Linux
2 14 (6.57%) UNIX
3 12 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.76%) Windows
5 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (32.86%) E-Commerce
2 63 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (16.90%) Scrum
4 29 (13.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (7.98%) Project Management
6 16 (7.51%) B2B
6 16 (7.51%) MVC
7 15 (7.04%) Migration
7 15 (7.04%) Business Analysis
8 14 (6.57%) B2C
8 14 (6.57%) Configuration Management
9 12 (5.63%) Data Modelling
9 12 (5.63%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (5.63%) Logistics
10 11 (5.16%) PRINCE2
10 11 (5.16%) Waterfall
11 9 (4.23%) Logical Data Model
11 9 (4.23%) SDLC
11 9 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.62%) SQL
2 27 (12.68%) Java
3 13 (6.10%) C#
4 10 (4.69%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.69%) PL/SQL
5 8 (3.76%) AWK
6 5 (2.35%) VB
6 5 (2.35%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.41%) VB6
7 3 (1.41%) PHP
8 2 (0.94%) C
8 2 (0.94%) VBA
8 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.47%) Perl
9 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (1.41%) PMI Certification
1 3 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (1.41%) Degree
2 2 (0.94%) PMP
2 2 (0.94%) ISEB
3 1 (0.47%) CISSP
3 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.47%) CCNP
3 1 (0.47%) CCNA
3 1 (0.47%) CISA
3 1 (0.47%) CISM
3 1 (0.47%) CEH
3 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.04%) PCI DSS
2 11 (5.16%) QA
3 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.88%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) vSphere
3 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.88%) Puppet
2 4 (1.88%) Nagios
3 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (14.08%) hybris
2 20 (9.39%) Oracle
3 12 (5.63%) Red Hat
3 12 (5.63%) Endeca
4 9 (4.23%) RedPrairie
5 8 (3.76%) SAP
6 6 (2.82%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.82%) ATG
7 5 (2.35%) IBM
7 5 (2.35%) VMware
8 4 (1.88%) Cadence
9 3 (1.41%) Citrix
9 3 (1.41%) EPiServer
9 3 (1.41%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.41%) OpenText
10 2 (0.94%) Demandware
10 2 (0.94%) Software AG
11 1 (0.47%) Juniper
11 1 (0.47%) Informatica
11 1 (0.47%) Trillium
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