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 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 20 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Retail 102 116 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.83% 7.18% 6.20%
As % of the General category 20.90% 22.01% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 83 45
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £295 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £493 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £25.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.57% -14.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.96 £30.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +74.28%
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
488 527 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.66% 32.61% 34.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 305 278
Average daily rate £425 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £501 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 15
Average hourly rate £9.94 £33.75 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.54% -48.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.94 £11.50 £15.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £56.16 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 August 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 28 August 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
Nottinghamshire +15 45 £419 +11.66% 5
Northamptonshire -1 31 £438 -7.89% 8
Leicestershire -6 13 £401 +14.42% 11
Derbyshire 0 3 £525 +40.00% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £375 - 1
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 71 (35.32%) E-Commerce
2 42 (20.90%) Finance
3 33 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (16.42%) Banking
4 30 (14.93%) Business Analysis
5 29 (14.43%) Use Case
6 28 (13.93%) Retail Banking
7 25 (12.44%) SQL
8 23 (11.44%) IBM
9 22 (10.95%) SAP
9 22 (10.95%) Windows
10 21 (10.45%) Scrum
10 21 (10.45%) WebSphere
11 18 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (8.96%) Project Management
12 17 (8.46%) .NET
13 16 (7.96%) Logistics
14 13 (6.47%) SQL Server
15 12 (5.97%) Oracle
15 12 (5.97%) Marketing
15 12 (5.97%) hybris
16 11 (5.47%) Open Source
16 11 (5.47%) JIRA
16 11 (5.47%) QA
16 11 (5.47%) Test Management
16 11 (5.47%) C#
16 11 (5.47%) HTML
16 11 (5.47%) UML
17 10 (4.98%) Linux
17 10 (4.98%) JavaScript

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (10.45%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.49%) Apache
2 5 (2.49%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.99%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.49%) SAS
4 3 (1.49%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.00%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.00%) SAP Portal
5 2 (1.00%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.50%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (2.49%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (1.99%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.49%) MS Project
3 3 (1.49%) MS Office
4 2 (1.00%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.48%) SAP Retail
2 3 (1.49%) SAP SD
3 2 (1.00%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.00%) Magento
4 1 (0.50%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.50%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.50%) Line 500
4 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) SaaS
1 2 (1.00%) PaaS
1 2 (1.00%) IaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.98%) Firewall
2 4 (1.99%) WAN
2 4 (1.99%) Network Security
3 3 (1.49%) Internet
3 3 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.49%) Wireless
4 2 (1.00%) HTTP
4 2 (1.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.00%) DMZ
4 2 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.50%) VLAN
5 1 (0.50%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.48%) DB2
2 7 (3.48%) MySQL
3 6 (2.99%) SAP BW
4 5 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.50%) Essbase
6 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (5.47%) JIRA
2 8 (3.98%) Selenium
2 8 (3.98%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.99%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.00%) Subversion
5 2 (1.00%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.00%) Sahi
5 2 (1.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.50%) RequisitePro
General
1 42 (20.90%) Finance
2 33 (16.42%) Banking
3 28 (13.93%) Retail Banking
4 12 (5.97%) Marketing
5 7 (3.48%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.99%) Legal
7 3 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.00%) Automotive
8 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.00%) Back Office
9 1 (0.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.50%) Front Office
9 1 (0.50%) German Language
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Publishing
9 1 (0.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 88 (43.78%) Analyst
2 64 (31.84%) Business Analyst
3 31 (15.42%) Developer
4 16 (7.96%) Project Manager
5 13 (6.47%) Consultant
6 12 (5.97%) Architect
7 11 (5.47%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 10 (4.98%) Test Analyst
9 8 (3.98%) Senior Business Analyst
9 8 (3.98%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (3.98%) SAP Consultant
9 8 (3.98%) Agile Business Analyst
10 6 (2.99%) .NET Developer
10 6 (2.99%) Test Manager
11 5 (2.49%) Change Manager
11 5 (2.49%) PHP Developer
11 5 (2.49%) Business Manager
11 5 (2.49%) Financial Business Analyst
11 5 (2.49%) SAP Retail Consultant
12 4 (1.99%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.46%) .NET
2 11 (5.47%) HTML
3 9 (4.48%) CSS
4 7 (3.48%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.99%) Web Services
6 5 (2.49%) XHTML
6 5 (2.49%) jQuery
6 5 (2.49%) HTML5
7 3 (1.49%) Ajax
7 3 (1.49%) JSON
7 3 (1.49%) WCF
7 3 (1.49%) JMS
7 3 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.49%) Middleware
7 3 (1.49%) XML
7 3 (1.49%) ADO
8 2 (1.00%) XSD
8 2 (1.00%) SAP Basis
8 2 (1.00%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.47%) Open Source
2 7 (3.48%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.49%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.99%) Chip and PIN
5 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.00%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.00%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.00%) Clustering
6 2 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.50%) DTV
7 1 (0.50%) PMI
7 1 (0.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.95%) Windows
2 10 (4.98%) Linux
3 8 (3.98%) UNIX
4 6 (2.99%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.99%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.49%) Android
6 3 (1.49%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.49%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.49%) AIX
7 2 (1.00%) CentOS
7 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (35.32%) E-Commerce
2 33 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (14.93%) Business Analysis
4 29 (14.43%) Use Case
5 21 (10.45%) Scrum
6 18 (8.96%) Project Management
6 18 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (7.96%) Logistics
8 11 (5.47%) Test Management
8 11 (5.47%) UML
9 10 (4.98%) Change Management
10 9 (4.48%) CRM
10 9 (4.48%) Customer Engagement
10 9 (4.48%) BDD
11 8 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (3.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (3.98%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (3.48%) TDD
12 7 (3.48%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.48%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.44%) SQL
2 11 (5.47%) C#
3 10 (4.98%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.48%) T-SQL
4 9 (4.48%) VBA
5 6 (2.99%) C++
6 5 (2.49%) PHP
6 5 (2.49%) VBScript
6 5 (2.49%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.99%) VB
7 4 (1.99%) Java
8 2 (1.00%) Ruby
9 1 (0.50%) Groovy
9 1 (0.50%) C
9 1 (0.50%) ABAP
9 1 (0.50%) VB6
9 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.48%) ISEB
1 9 (4.48%) Degree
2 8 (3.98%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.49%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.00%) CISSP
5 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.00%) PMP
6 1 (0.50%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.50%) IIBA
6 1 (0.50%) CBAP
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.50%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.50%) CCNP
6 1 (0.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.47%) QA
2 5 (2.49%) SLA
2 5 (2.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.50%) XenServer
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.49%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (2.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (1.99%) SCCM
3 3 (1.49%) Puppet
3 3 (1.49%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.49%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.49%) Ansible
4 1 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 23 (11.44%) IBM
2 22 (10.95%) SAP
3 12 (5.97%) Oracle
3 12 (5.97%) hybris
4 8 (3.98%) ATG
5 6 (2.99%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.49%) HP
6 5 (2.49%) RedPrairie
7 4 (1.99%) Sage
7 4 (1.99%) Cisco
8 3 (1.49%) Citrix
8 3 (1.49%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.49%) VMware
8 3 (1.49%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.00%) MobileIron
9 2 (1.00%) Google
9 2 (1.00%) Zend
9 2 (1.00%) Software AG
9 2 (1.00%) Adobe
9 2 (1.00%) CheckPoint
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