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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 26 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Retail 100 107 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.23% 8.27% 6.49%
As % of the General category 20.16% 25.78% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 71 62
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £34.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.39% +73.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
496 415 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.92% 32.07% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 223 307
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 35 21
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% -21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.01 £12.50 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £33.90 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +3 48 £425 +11.11% 18
Leicestershire -6 29 £350 -22.22% 11
Nottinghamshire -8 14 £275 -15.38% 12
Derbyshire -14 3 £383 - 5
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 46 (27.06%) Banking
2 43 (25.29%) E-Commerce
3 42 (24.71%) Finance
3 42 (24.71%) Retail Banking
4 27 (15.88%) Business Analysis
5 23 (13.53%) SQL
6 22 (12.94%) SAP
6 22 (12.94%) Project Management
6 22 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (12.35%) Scrum
8 19 (11.18%) SQL Server
8 19 (11.18%) JavaScript
9 18 (10.59%) .NET
10 15 (8.82%) C#
10 15 (8.82%) jQuery
11 14 (8.24%) HTML
11 14 (8.24%) Windows
11 14 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (7.65%) QA
12 13 (7.65%) MySQL
12 13 (7.65%) CSS
13 12 (7.06%) PHP
14 11 (6.47%) CRM
14 11 (6.47%) IBM
14 11 (6.47%) Use Case
15 10 (5.88%) TDD
15 10 (5.88%) Migration
15 10 (5.88%) JIRA
15 10 (5.88%) ASP.NET
15 10 (5.88%) BDD

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.12%) Apache
3 3 (1.76%) SAS
3 3 (1.76%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.18%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.18%) IIS
4 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.18%) CMS
5 1 (0.59%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (3.53%) MS Office
1 6 (3.53%) MS Excel
1 6 (3.53%) AutoCAD
2 5 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.59%) SPSS
5 1 (0.59%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.94%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.76%) SAP Retail
3 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.18%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.18%) Magento
3 2 (1.18%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.59%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.59%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.59%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.59%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) SaaS
1 1 (0.59%) PaaS
1 1 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.35%) Internet
2 1 (0.59%) Firewall
2 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.59%) Wireless
2 1 (0.59%) VLAN
2 1 (0.59%) LAN
2 1 (0.59%) WLAN
2 1 (0.59%) HTTP
2 1 (0.59%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.59%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.65%) MySQL
3 7 (4.12%) SAP BW
4 6 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.76%) ReportNet
5 3 (1.76%) Cognos Powerplay
5 3 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.76%) DTS
6 2 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.59%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.59%) DB2
7 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (5.88%) JIRA
2 7 (4.12%) Selenium
3 6 (3.53%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.35%) Subversion
4 4 (2.35%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.76%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.18%) RequisitePro
6 2 (1.18%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.18%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.59%) Sahi
7 1 (0.59%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 46 (27.06%) Banking
2 42 (24.71%) Retail Banking
2 42 (24.71%) Finance
3 8 (4.71%) Legal
4 7 (4.12%) Marketing
5 6 (3.53%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.76%) Back Office
7 2 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 68 (40.00%) Analyst
2 44 (25.88%) Business Analyst
3 33 (19.41%) Developer
4 22 (12.94%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.47%) Test Analyst
5 11 (6.47%) PHP Developer
6 10 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (5.29%) Senior Business Analyst
7 9 (5.29%) Agile Business Analyst
8 8 (4.71%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 8 (4.71%) Change Manager
9 7 (4.12%) Architect
10 6 (3.53%) Consultant
10 6 (3.53%) Data Analyst
10 6 (3.53%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.53%) SAP Business Analyst
11 5 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.94%) Senior Manager
11 5 (2.94%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.94%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.59%) .NET
2 15 (8.82%) jQuery
3 14 (8.24%) HTML
4 13 (7.65%) CSS
5 10 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 7 (4.12%) XHTML
7 6 (3.53%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (2.94%) HTML5
9 4 (2.35%) Ajax
10 3 (1.76%) Web Services
10 3 (1.76%) ADO
10 3 (1.76%) WCF
10 3 (1.76%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.76%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (1.18%) CakePHP
11 2 (1.18%) Symfony
11 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.18%) Middleware
11 2 (1.18%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.12%) Open Source
2 4 (2.35%) SWIFT
2 4 (2.35%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.35%) EPoS
2 4 (2.35%) APACS
2 4 (2.35%) FMCG
3 3 (1.76%) Chip and PIN
3 3 (1.76%) PMI
3 3 (1.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.18%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.59%) iPhone
5 1 (0.59%) Clustering
5 1 (0.59%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.24%) Windows
2 8 (4.71%) Linux
3 4 (2.35%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.76%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.76%) Android
4 3 (1.76%) UNIX
5 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.29%) E-Commerce
2 27 (15.88%) Business Analysis
3 22 (12.94%) Project Management
3 22 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (12.35%) Scrum
5 14 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (6.47%) CRM
6 11 (6.47%) Use Case
7 10 (5.88%) Migration
7 10 (5.88%) TDD
7 10 (5.88%) BDD
8 9 (5.29%) Analytics
8 9 (5.29%) Change Management
8 9 (5.29%) MVC
8 9 (5.29%) Logistics
9 8 (4.71%) Test Management
9 8 (4.71%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.12%) Test Scripting
10 7 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (4.12%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.53%) SQL
2 19 (11.18%) JavaScript
3 15 (8.82%) C#
4 12 (7.06%) PHP
5 6 (3.53%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.53%) VB
5 6 (3.53%) Ruby
6 5 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.94%) Java
7 4 (2.35%) C++
7 4 (2.35%) VBScript
8 3 (1.76%) C
8 3 (1.76%) ABAP
8 3 (1.76%) VBA
9 1 (0.59%) XAML
9 1 (0.59%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.59%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 9 (5.29%) ISTQB
1 9 (5.29%) Degree
1 9 (5.29%) ISEB
2 3 (1.76%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.76%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.65%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (12.94%) SAP
2 11 (6.47%) IBM
3 9 (5.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.12%) ATG
4 7 (4.12%) hybris
5 5 (2.94%) Zend
5 5 (2.94%) Teradata
5 5 (2.94%) Google
5 5 (2.94%) HP
6 4 (2.35%) Sage
6 4 (2.35%) Coremetrics
7 3 (1.76%) Omniture
7 3 (1.76%) Cognos
7 3 (1.76%) RedPrairie
8 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle
8 2 (1.18%) VMware
9 1 (0.59%) SolidWorks
9 1 (0.59%) Intel
9 1 (0.59%) Citrix
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 300 - 400
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £28 - £32 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughborough
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
Montash
Rate: £417.61 - £584.66 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Northamptonshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 16 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £320 per day
Posted: 23 days ago