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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 25 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 112 102 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.84% 6.73% 7.16%
As % of the General category 19.08% 20.73% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 57 83
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £585 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £396
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -47.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.42 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+32.85% -59.27%
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
587 492 528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 35.86% 32.48% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 288 305
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 29
Average hourly rate £12.00 £9.94 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.72% -70.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £8.94 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £13.50 £56.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Nottinghamshire -10 41 £398 -5.07% 20
Northamptonshire -1 35 £450 +2.85% 13
Leicestershire +3 20 £331 -17.29% 13
Derbyshire 0 3 £363 -30.95% 2
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 78 (37.14%) E-Commerce
2 57 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (15.24%) Scrum
4 31 (14.76%) hybris
5 28 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (13.33%) Finance
6 25 (11.90%) Java
7 23 (10.95%) SQL
8 20 (9.52%) Project Management
9 18 (8.57%) MySQL
9 18 (8.57%) WebSphere
10 17 (8.10%) PCI DSS
10 17 (8.10%) MVC
11 15 (7.14%) Oracle
11 15 (7.14%) SQL Server
11 15 (7.14%) SAP
12 14 (6.67%) .NET
12 14 (6.67%) Spring
12 14 (6.67%) Waterfall
13 13 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (6.19%) Marketing
14 12 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
14 12 (5.71%) Business Analysis
14 12 (5.71%) Migration
14 12 (5.71%) ASP.NET
14 12 (5.71%) Web Services
14 12 (5.71%) C#
14 12 (5.71%) Data Modelling
14 12 (5.71%) B2B
14 12 (5.71%) B2C

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 18 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.71%) Apache Solr
3 9 (4.29%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.29%) CMS
4 7 (3.33%) Apache
5 4 (1.90%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.43%) IIS
6 3 (1.43%) CoreMedia CMS
6 3 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.95%) JBoss
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.48%) SAS
8 1 (0.48%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.48%) DNN
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) SAP CRM
1 2 (0.95%) SAP Retail
1 2 (0.95%) Magento
2 1 (0.48%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.48%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.48%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.81%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.38%) SAN
3 4 (1.90%) DNS
3 4 (1.90%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.90%) SMTP
3 4 (1.90%) FTP
3 4 (1.90%) HTTP
4 3 (1.43%) Internet
5 1 (0.48%) 802.11
5 1 (0.48%) MPLS
5 1 (0.48%) OSPF
5 1 (0.48%) BGP-4
5 1 (0.48%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.48%) Wireless
5 1 (0.48%) Network Security
5 1 (0.48%) OpenFlow
5 1 (0.48%) Converged Networks
5 1 (0.48%) LAN
5 1 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.57%) MySQL
2 15 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.33%) Big Data
4 6 (2.86%) DB2
5 5 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.48%) Lumira
8 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.38%) PHPUnit
2 5 (2.38%) SoapUI
2 5 (2.38%) Behat
2 5 (2.38%) Subversion
2 5 (2.38%) JIRA
2 5 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.90%) Selenium
3 4 (1.90%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.43%) gulp
4 3 (1.43%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.43%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.43%) JUnit
5 2 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.48%) Maven
6 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.48%) NUnit
6 1 (0.48%) CruiseControl
General
1 28 (13.33%) Finance
2 13 (6.19%) Marketing
3 11 (5.24%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.29%) Banking
4 9 (4.29%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.38%) Legal
5 5 (2.38%) Front Office
6 1 (0.48%) Electronics
6 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.48%) Billing
6 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (30.95%) Analyst
2 53 (25.24%) Business Analyst
3 47 (22.38%) Project Manager
4 35 (16.67%) Developer
5 22 (10.48%) Architect
6 12 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (5.24%) Hybris Developer
8 10 (4.76%) .NET Developer
9 8 (3.81%) C# Developer
9 8 (3.81%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (2.86%) Test Analyst
11 5 (2.38%) Technical Project Manager
11 5 (2.38%) Senior Business Analyst
11 5 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (2.38%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (2.38%) PHP Developer
11 5 (2.38%) Technical Manager
11 5 (2.38%) Hybris Architect
11 5 (2.38%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 5 (2.38%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.67%) .NET
1 14 (6.67%) Spring
2 12 (5.71%) ASP.NET
2 12 (5.71%) Web Services
3 10 (4.76%) CSS
3 10 (4.76%) HTML
4 9 (4.29%) J2EE
5 8 (3.81%) JSP
5 8 (3.81%) Spring MVC
5 8 (3.81%) jQuery
5 8 (3.81%) HTML5
6 6 (2.86%) Ajax
6 6 (2.86%) XHTML
7 5 (2.38%) Symfony
7 5 (2.38%) CSS3
7 5 (2.38%) Backbone.js
7 5 (2.38%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.90%) JSTL
8 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.86%) User Experience
3 4 (1.90%) Data Centre
3 4 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (1.90%) Replication
4 3 (1.43%) Clustering
4 3 (1.43%) PMI
4 3 (1.43%) New Media
5 2 (0.95%) iPad
5 2 (0.95%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.95%) EPoS
6 1 (0.48%) NHS
6 1 (0.48%) DTV
6 1 (0.48%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.48%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.48%) Ontologies
6 1 (0.48%) FMCG
6 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.29%) Linux
2 8 (3.81%) Windows
2 8 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (2.86%) UNIX
4 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.95%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.48%) AIX
6 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (37.14%) E-Commerce
2 57 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (15.24%) Scrum
4 28 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (9.52%) Project Management
6 17 (8.10%) MVC
7 14 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 12 (5.71%) Migration
8 12 (5.71%) B2B
8 12 (5.71%) B2C
8 12 (5.71%) Data Modelling
8 12 (5.71%) Business Analysis
8 12 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (4.76%) Logistics
9 10 (4.76%) PRINCE2
9 10 (4.76%) SOA
9 10 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 10 (4.76%) User Stories
10 9 (4.29%) Logical Data Model
10 9 (4.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.90%) Java
2 23 (10.95%) SQL
3 12 (5.71%) C#
4 11 (5.24%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.38%) PHP
6 4 (1.90%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.90%) VB
6 4 (1.90%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.90%) AWK
7 3 (1.43%) VB6
7 3 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.95%) VBA
8 2 (0.95%) C
9 1 (0.48%) Perl
9 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (1.90%) CCNA
1 4 (1.90%) ISEB
1 4 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (1.90%) PMI Certification
1 4 (1.90%) Degree
2 3 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.48%) PMP
3 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.48%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.10%) PCI DSS
2 9 (4.29%) QA
3 3 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (3.81%) Active Directory
1 8 (3.81%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.95%) vSphere
4 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) Nagios
1 4 (1.90%) SCCM
1 4 (1.90%) Puppet
1 4 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.48%) SCOM
2 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (14.76%) hybris
2 15 (7.14%) Oracle
2 15 (7.14%) SAP
3 11 (5.24%) VMware
4 10 (4.76%) IBM
5 9 (4.29%) ATG
5 9 (4.29%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.29%) RedPrairie
6 7 (3.33%) Endeca
6 7 (3.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.90%) HP
7 4 (1.90%) Cadence
8 3 (1.43%) Altiris
8 3 (1.43%) EPiServer
8 3 (1.43%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.43%) Demandware
8 3 (1.43%) Cisco
8 3 (1.43%) Dell
8 3 (1.43%) EMC
8 3 (1.43%) Citrix
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Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
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Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
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Rate: Market related
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Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £550 to £750 per day excellent rates
Posted: 4 days ago
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Proactive Appointments
Rate: up to £400 per day depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
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Rate: £36000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Leicestershire
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Rate: £36000 - £41000 per annum
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Posted: 19 days ago
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Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
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