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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 19 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail 116 104 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.16% 5.96% 6.12%
As % of the General category 21.60% 17.81% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 67 62
Average daily rate £378 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £610 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £9.62 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £19.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.46% -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
537 584 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.15% 33.45% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 334 300
Average daily rate £375 £420 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 11
Average hourly rate £10.44 £10.80 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.35% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.74 £10.44 £9.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £29.15 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +18 66 £380 +4.10% 11
Leicestershire -3 19 £280 -25.33% 8
Northamptonshire -18 11 £400 -5.88% 9
Lincolnshire - 2 £288 - 18
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 70 (25.45%) E-Commerce
2 68 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (12.00%) HTML
3 33 (12.00%) CSS
4 32 (11.64%) .NET
5 31 (11.27%) JavaScript
5 31 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (10.91%) SAP
7 29 (10.55%) SQL Server
7 29 (10.55%) SQL
8 28 (10.18%) PRINCE2
9 27 (9.82%) TOGAF
9 27 (9.82%) HTML5
10 26 (9.45%) Mobile App
10 26 (9.45%) Business Analysis
11 25 (9.09%) Finance
11 25 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 25 (9.09%) Web Development
12 23 (8.36%) ArchiMate
12 23 (8.36%) C#
12 23 (8.36%) Project Management
12 23 (8.36%) Change Management
13 21 (7.64%) Java
13 21 (7.64%) CRM
14 20 (7.27%) Waterfall
14 20 (7.27%) Coaching
15 19 (6.91%) B2C
16 18 (6.55%) Scrum
16 18 (6.55%) Enterprise Architecture
17 17 (6.18%) SQL Server 2008

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 10 (3.64%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.45%) Apache
3 2 (0.73%) CMS
3 2 (0.73%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.36%) CICS
4 1 (0.36%) Confluence
4 1 (0.36%) IIS
4 1 (0.36%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 10 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.09%) MS Project
3 2 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.73%) SPSS
4 1 (0.36%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.18%) Unica
2 4 (1.45%) Magento
2 4 (1.45%) ResourceLink
2 4 (1.45%) SAP CRM
2 4 (1.45%) SAP SD
2 4 (1.45%) SAP WM
3 3 (1.09%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.73%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.36%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.36%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.45%) SaaS
2 2 (0.73%) Office 365
3 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.45%) Network Security
2 3 (1.09%) Firewall
3 2 (0.73%) Wireless
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.36%) Internet
4 1 (0.36%) IPsec
4 1 (0.36%) NX-OS
4 1 (0.36%) VPN
4 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.91%) Big Data
4 8 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.18%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.45%) DB2
7 4 (1.45%) DTS
7 4 (1.45%) MySQL
8 3 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.09%) ReportNet
9 2 (0.73%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.73%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.73%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.73%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.73%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.73%) JIRA
5 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.36%) LSMW
5 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.36%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.36%) Subversion
5 1 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (9.09%) Finance
2 9 (3.27%) Banking
3 8 (2.91%) Marketing
4 6 (2.18%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.73%) Advertising
5 2 (0.73%) Billing
5 2 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.36%) Games
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 63 (22.91%) Architect
2 62 (22.55%) Analyst
3 56 (20.36%) Developer
4 45 (16.36%) Project Manager
5 43 (15.64%) Solutions Architect
6 35 (12.73%) Business Analyst
7 22 (8.00%) Test Analyst
8 18 (6.55%) Enterprise Architect
9 16 (5.82%) .NET Developer
9 16 (5.82%) Mobile Developer
9 16 (5.82%) SQL Developer
10 15 (5.45%) Retail Business Analyst
11 14 (5.09%) Mobile Web Developer
11 14 (5.09%) TOGAF Architect
11 14 (5.09%) Web Developer
12 13 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (4.73%) C# Developer
12 13 (4.73%) IT Manager
13 12 (4.36%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
13 12 (4.36%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.00%) CSS
1 33 (12.00%) HTML
2 32 (11.64%) .NET
3 27 (9.82%) HTML5
4 17 (6.18%) AngularJS
5 16 (5.82%) ASP.NET
5 16 (5.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (4.73%) CSS3
6 13 (4.73%) WCF
7 11 (4.00%) XHTML
8 9 (3.27%) Web Services
9 4 (1.45%) REST
9 4 (1.45%) SAP XI
10 3 (1.09%) Middleware
11 2 (0.73%) Hibernate
11 2 (0.73%) J2EE
11 2 (0.73%) jQuery
11 2 (0.73%) LAMP
11 2 (0.73%) RESTful
11 2 (0.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.45%) Mobile App
2 12 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 11 (4.00%) EPoS
4 7 (2.55%) User Experience
5 5 (1.82%) FMCG
5 5 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.82%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.45%) AS400
6 4 (1.45%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.45%) iSeries
6 4 (1.45%) PMI
7 2 (0.73%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (0.73%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.73%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (0.73%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.36%) iPad
8 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.36%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.73%) Windows
2 7 (2.55%) Unix
3 6 (2.18%) Android
3 6 (2.18%) Linux
4 5 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.09%) MVS
6 3 (1.09%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.09%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.73%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.45%) E-Commerce
2 68 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (10.18%) PRINCE2
5 27 (9.82%) TOGAF
6 26 (9.45%) Business Analysis
7 25 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 25 (9.09%) Web Development
8 23 (8.36%) ArchiMate
8 23 (8.36%) Change Management
8 23 (8.36%) Project Management
9 21 (7.64%) CRM
10 20 (7.27%) Coaching
10 20 (7.27%) Waterfall
11 19 (6.91%) B2C
12 18 (6.55%) Enterprise Architecture
12 18 (6.55%) Scrum
13 17 (6.18%) Mobile Development
13 17 (6.18%) MVC
14 16 (5.82%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 31 (11.27%) JavaScript
2 29 (10.55%) SQL
3 23 (8.36%) C#
4 21 (7.64%) Java
5 8 (2.91%) PHP
6 6 (2.18%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.45%) COBOL
7 4 (1.45%) RPG
7 4 (1.45%) RPG IV
8 3 (1.09%) VB
9 2 (0.73%) ABAP
9 2 (0.73%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.73%) C
9 2 (0.73%) JCL
9 2 (0.73%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.36%) AWK
10 1 (0.36%) NATURAL
10 1 (0.36%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.36%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.36%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (4.73%) PMI Certification
2 9 (3.27%) ISEB
2 9 (3.27%) PMP
2 9 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.82%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.73%) Degree
6 1 (0.36%) CCNP
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.36%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.27%) QA
2 5 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.45%) SLA
4 1 (0.36%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.73%) Docker
2 2 (0.73%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (0.73%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.09%) CA Wily
1 3 (1.09%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.73%) Puppet
3 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (10.91%) SAP
2 15 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.64%) Oracle
4 7 (2.55%) Cognos
4 7 (2.55%) VMware
5 6 (2.18%) HP
5 6 (2.18%) Kronos
6 5 (1.82%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.45%) hybris
7 4 (1.45%) Informatica
8 3 (1.09%) JDA
8 3 (1.09%) Micro Focus
8 3 (1.09%) RedPrairie
8 3 (1.09%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.73%) Casewise
9 2 (0.73%) Cisco
9 2 (0.73%) IBM
9 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.36%) Endeca
10 1 (0.36%) Software AG
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