The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the East Midlands region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 13 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Retail 125 116 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.64% 8.01% 7.06%
As % of the General category 27.11% 23.11% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 84 59
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.42% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.89 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-38.26% +12.50%
General Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
461 502 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 31.86% 34.64% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 300 330
Average daily rate £425 £420 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 17
Average hourly rate £9.94 £30.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.86% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.06 £12.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £56.32 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Retail
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 45 £450 -5.36% 12
Nottinghamshire +17 44 £388 +3.33% 17
Leicestershire -20 14 £250 -37.50% 17
Derbyshire 0 4 £525 +40.00% 4
Lincolnshire - 1 £375 - 3
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 68 (31.05%) E-Commerce
2 52 (23.74%) Finance
3 50 (22.83%) Banking
4 44 (20.09%) Retail Banking
5 36 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (15.53%) Business Analysis
7 27 (12.33%) SQL
8 24 (10.96%) SAP
8 24 (10.96%) Scrum
8 24 (10.96%) Use Case
9 23 (10.50%) Project Management
10 22 (10.05%) .NET
11 21 (9.59%) Windows
12 20 (9.13%) IBM
13 18 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (8.22%) WebSphere
14 17 (7.76%) C#
15 16 (7.31%) SQL Server
15 16 (7.31%) Logistics
16 14 (6.39%) HTML
17 13 (5.94%) JavaScript
17 13 (5.94%) CRM
17 13 (5.94%) Change Management
18 12 (5.48%) CSS
18 12 (5.48%) Test Management
18 12 (5.48%) QA
18 12 (5.48%) hybris
19 11 (5.02%) Open Source
19 11 (5.02%) JIRA
19 11 (5.02%) Marketing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (8.22%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.74%) Apache
2 6 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.28%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.91%) SAS
4 2 (0.91%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.91%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.91%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.91%) SAP Portal
4 2 (0.91%) CMS
4 2 (0.91%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.46%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.46%) IIS
5 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.28%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.83%) MS Office
4 3 (1.37%) MS Project
4 3 (1.37%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.20%) SAP Retail
2 3 (1.37%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.91%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.91%) Magento
4 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.46%) Line 500
4 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.46%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.46%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.91%) SaaS
1 2 (0.91%) PaaS
1 2 (0.91%) IaaS
2 1 (0.46%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.74%) Firewall
2 4 (1.83%) WAN
2 4 (1.83%) Network Security
3 3 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.37%) Wireless
4 2 (0.91%) HTTP
4 2 (0.91%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.91%) DMZ
4 2 (0.91%) Internet
5 1 (0.46%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.46%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.65%) SAP BW
2 8 (3.65%) MySQL
3 5 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.83%) DB2
4 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.46%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (5.02%) JIRA
2 8 (3.65%) Selenium
2 8 (3.65%) Cucumber
3 5 (2.28%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.83%) Subversion
5 3 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.91%) FitNesse
6 2 (0.91%) Sahi
6 2 (0.91%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.91%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.46%) RequisitePro
General
1 52 (23.74%) Finance
2 50 (22.83%) Banking
3 44 (20.09%) Retail Banking
4 11 (5.02%) Marketing
5 8 (3.65%) Legal
5 8 (3.65%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.20%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.28%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.37%) Back Office
9 2 (0.91%) Automotive
10 1 (0.46%) Billing
10 1 (0.46%) Electronics
10 1 (0.46%) Front Office
10 1 (0.46%) Advertising
10 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (42.01%) Analyst
2 68 (31.05%) Business Analyst
3 37 (16.89%) Developer
4 26 (11.87%) Project Manager
5 11 (5.02%) Consultant
6 10 (4.57%) Test Analyst
6 10 (4.57%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 9 (4.11%) Architect
7 9 (4.11%) Change Manager
7 9 (4.11%) .NET Developer
8 8 (3.65%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (3.65%) SAP Consultant
8 8 (3.65%) Senior Business Analyst
8 8 (3.65%) Agile Business Analyst
9 7 (3.20%) Test Manager
9 7 (3.20%) Data Analyst
10 6 (2.74%) PHP Developer
10 6 (2.74%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.28%) Tester
11 5 (2.28%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.05%) .NET
2 14 (6.39%) HTML
3 12 (5.48%) CSS
4 10 (4.57%) ASP.NET
5 7 (3.20%) XHTML
5 7 (3.20%) jQuery
6 6 (2.74%) HTML5
6 6 (2.74%) Web Services
7 5 (2.28%) Ajax
8 3 (1.37%) JSON
8 3 (1.37%) WCF
8 3 (1.37%) XML
8 3 (1.37%) ADO
8 3 (1.37%) JMS
8 3 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (1.37%) Middleware
9 2 (0.91%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.91%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.91%) WSDL
9 2 (0.91%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.02%) Open Source
2 7 (3.20%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.28%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.83%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.83%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (0.91%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.91%) APACS
5 2 (0.91%) Clustering
5 2 (0.91%) SWIFT
5 2 (0.91%) Data Extraction
5 2 (0.91%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.91%) FMCG
6 1 (0.46%) iPhone
6 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.46%) DTV
6 1 (0.46%) PMI
6 1 (0.46%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.59%) Windows
2 9 (4.11%) Linux
3 7 (3.20%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.28%) UNIX
5 4 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.37%) Android
6 3 (1.37%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.37%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.37%) AIX
6 3 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.91%) CentOS
8 1 (0.46%) Solaris
8 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (31.05%) E-Commerce
2 36 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (15.53%) Business Analysis
4 24 (10.96%) Use Case
4 24 (10.96%) Scrum
5 23 (10.50%) Project Management
6 18 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (7.31%) Logistics
8 13 (5.94%) CRM
8 13 (5.94%) Change Management
9 12 (5.48%) Test Management
10 10 (4.57%) BDD
10 10 (4.57%) UML
10 10 (4.57%) Migration
10 10 (4.57%) Project Planning
11 9 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (4.11%) TDD
11 9 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (4.11%) MVC
11 9 (4.11%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 27 (12.33%) SQL
2 17 (7.76%) C#
3 13 (5.94%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.11%) T-SQL
5 8 (3.65%) VBA
6 6 (2.74%) VB.NET
6 6 (2.74%) PHP
6 6 (2.74%) C++
7 5 (2.28%) VBScript
8 4 (1.83%) Java
9 3 (1.37%) VB
9 3 (1.37%) C
10 2 (0.91%) Ruby
10 2 (0.91%) ABAP
11 1 (0.46%) XAML
11 1 (0.46%) VB6
11 1 (0.46%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (4.11%) ISEB
2 8 (3.65%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.20%) Degree
4 5 (2.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.37%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.91%) PMP
6 2 (0.91%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.46%) IIBA
7 1 (0.46%) CBAP
7 1 (0.46%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.46%) PCI QSA
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.46%) CCNP
7 1 (0.46%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.48%) QA
2 5 (2.28%) SLA
3 4 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.91%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.46%) XenServer
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.28%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (2.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (1.83%) SCCM
3 3 (1.37%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.46%) Ansible
4 1 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (10.96%) SAP
2 20 (9.13%) IBM
3 12 (5.48%) hybris
4 9 (4.11%) Oracle
5 8 (3.65%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.65%) ATG
6 5 (2.28%) HP
7 4 (1.83%) Sage
7 4 (1.83%) Cisco
7 4 (1.83%) RedPrairie
8 3 (1.37%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.37%) Citrix
8 3 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.91%) Symantec
9 2 (0.91%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.91%) Intel
9 2 (0.91%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.91%) Software AG
9 2 (0.91%) Adobe
9 2 (0.91%) MobileIron
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