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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 24 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Retail 106 98 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.11% 6.14% 8.23%
As % of the General category 17.91% 19.60% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 65 72
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £412 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.87% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.62 £15.50 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.96% -55.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -
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
592 500 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.10% 31.31% 31.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 311 226
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £70 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 35
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -39.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £9.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £29.60 £33.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -9 37 £413 -2.94% 18
Nottinghamshire +1 26 £375 +36.36% 7
Leicestershire +3 23 £375 +9.48% 12
Derbyshire +3 4 £350 -8.49% 8
Lincolnshire - - - - 7
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 52 (26.26%) Finance
2 45 (22.73%) E-Commerce
3 38 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (14.65%) SQL
6 28 (14.14%) Java
7 27 (13.64%) Scrum
8 25 (12.63%) Marketing
9 24 (12.12%) Retail Banking
9 24 (12.12%) Banking
9 24 (12.12%) Logistics
10 23 (11.62%) SAP
11 21 (10.61%) Project Management
12 20 (10.10%) .NET
12 20 (10.10%) WebSphere
12 20 (10.10%) hybris
13 18 (9.09%) PRINCE2
13 18 (9.09%) Business Analysis
14 17 (8.59%) Oracle
15 16 (8.08%) Linux
16 15 (7.58%) SQL Server
17 14 (7.07%) UNIX
17 14 (7.07%) Windows
17 14 (7.07%) Web Services
17 14 (7.07%) Apache
17 14 (7.07%) Configuration Management
17 14 (7.07%) Apache Solr
18 13 (6.57%) Risk Management
19 12 (6.06%) Red Hat
19 12 (6.06%) HTML

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (10.10%) WebSphere
2 14 (7.07%) Apache
2 14 (7.07%) Apache Solr
3 6 (3.03%) NetWeaver
4 5 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.01%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.01%) SAS
5 2 (1.01%) CMS
5 2 (1.01%) Magnolia
5 2 (1.01%) JBoss
6 1 (0.51%) DNN
6 1 (0.51%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.02%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.52%) MS Project
3 3 (1.52%) MS Office
3 3 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.56%) SAP Retail
2 4 (2.02%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.52%) Magento
4 2 (1.01%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.01%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.01%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.51%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.51%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) IaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.56%) HTTP
2 10 (5.05%) HTTPS
3 8 (4.04%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.54%) Firewall
5 6 (3.03%) DNS
5 6 (3.03%) DMZ
6 5 (2.53%) FTP
6 5 (2.53%) SMTP
7 3 (1.52%) Internet
7 3 (1.52%) Wireless
8 2 (1.01%) DHCP
8 2 (1.01%) LAN
8 2 (1.01%) WAN
9 1 (0.51%) ATM
9 1 (0.51%) SNA
9 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.51%) APPN
9 1 (0.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.04%) DB2
2 8 (4.04%) MySQL
3 7 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.02%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.02%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.01%) Cognos Query Studio
7 2 (1.01%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 2 (1.01%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (1.01%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (1.01%) Cognos Event Studio
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.03%) Subversion
3 5 (2.53%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.53%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.02%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.02%) Selenium
5 3 (1.52%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.52%) JIRA
5 3 (1.52%) JUnit
6 2 (1.01%) NUnit
6 2 (1.01%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.51%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.51%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.51%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.51%) Ant
7 1 (0.51%) RSpec
General
1 52 (26.26%) Finance
2 25 (12.63%) Marketing
3 24 (12.12%) Retail Banking
3 24 (12.12%) Banking
4 4 (2.02%) Legal
5 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.01%) German Language
7 1 (0.51%) Front Office
7 1 (0.51%) Billing
7 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (28.28%) Analyst
2 42 (21.21%) Business Analyst
3 29 (14.65%) Project Manager
4 24 (12.12%) Developer
5 17 (8.59%) Consultant
6 16 (8.08%) Architect
7 12 (6.06%) Programme Manager
8 9 (4.55%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.04%) SAP Consultant
9 8 (4.04%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (4.04%) SAP Retail Consultant
10 7 (3.54%) Senior Business Analyst
11 6 (3.03%) Portfolio Manager
12 5 (2.53%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
12 5 (2.53%) Designer
12 5 (2.53%) Integration Architect
12 5 (2.53%) Enterprise Architect
12 5 (2.53%) Hybris Developer
13 4 (2.02%) SQL DBA
13 4 (2.02%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.10%) .NET
2 14 (7.07%) Web Services
3 12 (6.06%) HTML
4 9 (4.55%) Spring
4 9 (4.55%) JSON
4 9 (4.55%) REST
5 8 (4.04%) XML
6 7 (3.54%) Middleware
6 7 (3.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 6 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (3.03%) XSD
7 6 (3.03%) JMS
7 6 (3.03%) WSDL
7 6 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (3.03%) J2EE
8 4 (2.02%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.02%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.52%) CSS
9 3 (1.52%) JSP
9 3 (1.52%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.56%) Open Source
2 9 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.03%) Clustering
4 4 (2.02%) Replication
5 3 (1.52%) User Experience
5 3 (1.52%) iSeries
5 3 (1.52%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.52%) AS400
5 3 (1.52%) EPoS
6 2 (1.01%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.01%) FMCG
6 2 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.51%) iPad
7 1 (0.51%) EMV
7 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.51%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.08%) Linux
2 14 (7.07%) UNIX
2 14 (7.07%) Windows
3 12 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.54%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.02%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) i5/OS
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (22.73%) E-Commerce
2 38 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (13.64%) Scrum
5 24 (12.12%) Logistics
6 21 (10.61%) Project Management
7 18 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 18 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 14 (7.07%) Configuration Management
9 13 (6.57%) Risk Management
10 11 (5.56%) B2C
11 10 (5.05%) Change Management
12 9 (4.55%) MVC
12 9 (4.55%) Migration
13 8 (4.04%) B2B
13 8 (4.04%) ITIL
13 8 (4.04%) Data Modelling
13 8 (4.04%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (3.54%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.65%) SQL
2 28 (14.14%) Java
3 10 (5.05%) PL/SQL
4 8 (4.04%) AWK
5 5 (2.53%) C#
6 4 (2.02%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.52%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.01%) VB
8 2 (1.01%) COBOL
9 1 (0.51%) RPG
9 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.51%) C
9 1 (0.51%) JCL
9 1 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (1.52%) Degree
3 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.01%) ISEB
4 1 (0.51%) CISSP
4 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.51%) CCNP
4 1 (0.51%) CCNA
4 1 (0.51%) PMP
4 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.51%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.51%) CISA
4 1 (0.51%) CISM
4 1 (0.51%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.56%) QA
2 4 (2.02%) SLA
3 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.51%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.02%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.01%) Firmware
4 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.51%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.02%) Nagios
2 4 (2.02%) Puppet
3 1 (0.51%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (11.62%) SAP
2 20 (10.10%) hybris
3 17 (8.59%) Oracle
4 12 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.05%) Endeca
5 10 (5.05%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.05%) RedPrairie
6 8 (4.04%) IBM
7 6 (3.03%) Software AG
8 5 (2.53%) Intel
8 5 (2.53%) VMware
9 4 (2.02%) Citrix
10 2 (1.01%) Cognos
10 2 (1.01%) ATG
10 2 (1.01%) Demandware
10 2 (1.01%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.51%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.51%) NetIQ
11 1 (0.51%) Remedy
11 1 (0.51%) Serena
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