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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 14 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 158 87 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.20% 6.02% 5.66%
As % of the General category 31.41% 18.13% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 47 50
Average daily rate £375 £410 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% -1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £43.75 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +56.62%
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
503 480 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.47% 33.20% 31.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 281 296
Average daily rate £375 £424 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.50% +13.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £250 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 28
Average hourly rate £14.25 £11.00 £9.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% +12.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £9.94 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £16.00 £15.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 65 £358 -7.74% 14
Leicestershire -4 35 £283 -28.02% 19
Northamptonshire +6 19 £400 -4.47% 12
Lincolnshire -3 3 £350 -14.63% 13
Derbyshire -15 2 £375 -11.76% 5
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (21.11%) E-Commerce
3 42 (15.56%) Project Management
4 32 (11.85%) SQL Server
4 32 (11.85%) SAP
5 31 (11.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 30 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 30 (11.11%) Change Management
7 29 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (10.37%) TOGAF
8 28 (10.37%) CSS
8 28 (10.37%) HTML
9 26 (9.63%) Finance
9 26 (9.63%) HTML5
10 25 (9.26%) Microsoft
11 24 (8.89%) SQL
11 24 (8.89%) Business Analysis
11 24 (8.89%) Mobile App
12 22 (8.15%) Coaching
12 22 (8.15%) .NET
12 22 (8.15%) JavaScript
13 21 (7.78%) B2C
13 21 (7.78%) ArchiMate
14 20 (7.41%) Windows
15 19 (7.04%) MS Excel
16 18 (6.67%) Java
17 17 (6.30%) PMI Certification
17 17 (6.30%) CRM
17 17 (6.30%) Active Directory
17 17 (6.30%) Logistics

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (4.07%) WebSphere
2 9 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.59%) IIS
4 4 (1.48%) CMS
5 3 (1.11%) Apache
5 3 (1.11%) JBoss
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.37%) CICS
6 1 (0.37%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.37%) Confluence
6 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.48%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.74%) MS Office
3 2 (0.74%) MS Project
3 2 (0.74%) SPSS
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) ResourceLink
1 4 (1.48%) Unica
2 3 (1.11%) Magento
2 3 (1.11%) SAP SD
2 3 (1.11%) SAP WM
3 2 (0.74%) Retail-J
3 2 (0.74%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.74%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.11%) SaaS
2 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.70%) SAN
2 8 (2.96%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.11%) Converged Networks
3 3 (1.11%) Network Security
4 2 (0.74%) Firewall
4 2 (0.74%) Wireless
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.37%) Internet
5 1 (0.37%) NX-OS
5 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.70%) DB2
4 7 (2.59%) Big Data
5 6 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.85%) MySQL
7 4 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.11%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.11%) ReportNet
9 2 (0.74%) DTS
9 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.74%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.74%) JIRA
2 2 (0.74%) SoapUI
2 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.37%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.37%) Subversion
3 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 26 (9.63%) Finance
2 12 (4.44%) Banking
3 9 (3.33%) Marketing
3 9 (3.33%) Retail Banking
4 4 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.11%) Billing
6 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Electronics
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (24.07%) Analyst
2 63 (23.33%) Project Manager
3 54 (20.00%) Architect
4 48 (17.78%) Developer
5 41 (15.19%) Solutions Architect
6 32 (11.85%) Business Analyst
7 25 (9.26%) Test Analyst
8 20 (7.41%) TOGAF Architect
9 18 (6.67%) IT Manager
10 17 (6.30%) IT Project Manager
10 17 (6.30%) Mobile Developer
11 15 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
11 15 (5.56%) Mobile Web Developer
11 15 (5.56%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
11 15 (5.56%) Web Developer
12 14 (5.19%) .NET Developer
13 13 (4.81%) SQL Developer
14 12 (4.44%) Retail Business Analyst
15 11 (4.07%) Web Analyst
16 10 (3.70%) Supply Chain Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.37%) CSS
1 28 (10.37%) HTML
2 26 (9.63%) HTML5
3 22 (8.15%) .NET
4 17 (6.30%) AngularJS
5 16 (5.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 14 (5.19%) ASP.NET
7 11 (4.07%) CSS3
8 10 (3.70%) WCF
9 9 (3.33%) XHTML
10 8 (2.96%) Web Services
11 6 (2.22%) Middleware
12 4 (1.48%) Hibernate
12 4 (1.48%) J2EE
12 4 (1.48%) Spring
13 3 (1.11%) jQuery
13 3 (1.11%) SAP Basis
14 2 (0.74%) EDI
14 2 (0.74%) RESTful
14 2 (0.74%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.89%) Mobile App
2 12 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.70%) User Experience
4 9 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.33%) EPoS
5 7 (2.59%) Clustering
5 7 (2.59%) PMI
6 5 (1.85%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.48%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.11%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (1.11%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.11%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.74%) AS400
9 2 (0.74%) iSeries
9 2 (0.74%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.37%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.37%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.41%) Windows
2 10 (3.70%) Unix
3 9 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.22%) Linux
6 4 (1.48%) Android
6 4 (1.48%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.11%) AIX
7 3 (1.11%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.11%) MVS
7 3 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.11%) Windows NT
7 3 (1.11%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (21.11%) E-Commerce
3 42 (15.56%) Project Management
4 31 (11.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 30 (11.11%) Change Management
5 30 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 29 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (10.37%) TOGAF
8 24 (8.89%) Business Analysis
9 22 (8.15%) Coaching
10 21 (7.78%) ArchiMate
10 21 (7.78%) B2C
11 17 (6.30%) CRM
11 17 (6.30%) Logistics
12 16 (5.93%) Mobile Development
12 16 (5.93%) Waterfall
13 14 (5.19%) Scrum
13 14 (5.19%) SDLC
14 13 (4.81%) Enterprise Architecture
14 13 (4.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.89%) SQL
2 22 (8.15%) JavaScript
3 18 (6.67%) Java
4 15 (5.56%) C#
5 7 (2.59%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.48%) COBOL
6 4 (1.48%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.11%) C
7 3 (1.11%) PHP
7 3 (1.11%) VB
8 2 (0.74%) Apple Swift
8 2 (0.74%) JCL
8 2 (0.74%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.74%) RPG
8 2 (0.74%) RPG IV
8 2 (0.74%) VB6
9 1 (0.37%) AWK
9 1 (0.37%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (6.30%) PMI Certification
2 15 (5.56%) ISEB
3 11 (4.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (3.70%) PMP
4 10 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (2.96%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.85%) CCNA
8 4 (1.48%) Degree
9 3 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.37%) CCNP
10 1 (0.37%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.81%) PCI DSS
2 9 (3.33%) QA
3 7 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.48%) SLA
5 3 (1.11%) COBIT
6 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.37%) P3O
System Software
1 17 (6.30%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.11%) vSphere
5 2 (0.74%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (2.96%) SCCM
2 7 (2.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (1.48%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.11%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (11.85%) SAP
2 25 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.93%) HP
4 15 (5.56%) IBM
5 14 (5.19%) VMware
6 10 (3.70%) Oracle
7 7 (2.59%) Altiris
7 7 (2.59%) Dell
7 7 (2.59%) EMC
7 7 (2.59%) hybris
8 6 (2.22%) Cognos
8 6 (2.22%) Kronos
8 6 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.48%) ATG
9 4 (1.48%) Cisco
9 4 (1.48%) JDA
10 3 (1.11%) Casewise
10 3 (1.11%) Citrix
10 3 (1.11%) Micro Focus
10 3 (1.11%) RedPrairie
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