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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 23 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 95 73 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.79% 4.58% 4.26%
As % of the General category 19.08% 17.34% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 42 33
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£400 £373 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -4.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £524 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £88.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -86.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £14.13 £6.50
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +117.30%
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
498 421 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.33% 26.41% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 262 248
Average daily rate £425 £278 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.15% -26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £70 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 32 33
Average hourly rate £9.94 £9.90 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% -67.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £8.63 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £18.00 £66.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +21 31 £400 +5.26% 9
Northamptonshire -9 30 £425 -12.86% 18
Leicestershire +16 27 £340 +7.93% 16
Derbyshire +14 3 £450 +50.00% 2
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 2
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 54 (29.83%) Finance
2 42 (23.20%) E-Commerce
3 30 (16.57%) WebSphere
4 28 (15.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (13.81%) Retail Banking
5 25 (13.81%) Banking
5 25 (13.81%) SAP
6 22 (12.15%) IBM
6 22 (12.15%) Business Analysis
7 21 (11.60%) Windows
8 20 (11.05%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (10.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (9.39%) SQL
11 13 (7.18%) .NET
11 13 (7.18%) Change Management
11 13 (7.18%) Marketing
12 12 (6.63%) Oracle
12 12 (6.63%) DB2
12 12 (6.63%) Use Case
13 11 (6.08%) Linux
13 11 (6.08%) Project Management
13 11 (6.08%) Logistics
14 10 (5.52%) SAP Retail
14 10 (5.52%) Firewall
14 10 (5.52%) Active Directory
14 10 (5.52%) UNIX
14 10 (5.52%) SQL Server
15 9 (4.97%) Service Delivery
16 8 (4.42%) VMware
16 8 (4.42%) Risk Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (16.57%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.31%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.31%) SAS
3 5 (2.76%) Apache
4 3 (1.66%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.66%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.66%) CICS
4 3 (1.66%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.55%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.55%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.55%) JBoss
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.31%) MS Office
3 4 (2.21%) MS Project
3 4 (2.21%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.52%) SAP Retail
2 4 (2.21%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (1.10%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.55%) Magento
4 1 (0.55%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.55%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.55%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.21%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.55%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.52%) Firewall
2 8 (4.42%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.31%) Internet
3 6 (3.31%) WAN
4 4 (2.21%) ATM
4 4 (2.21%) LAN
5 3 (1.66%) HTTP
5 3 (1.66%) VoIP
5 3 (1.66%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.66%) DMZ
5 3 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.10%) Network Security
7 1 (0.55%) SMTP
7 1 (0.55%) DHCP
7 1 (0.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.63%) DB2
2 10 (5.52%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.76%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.66%) MySQL
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.10%) Adabas
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.55%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.55%) QlikView
6 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.55%) OLAP
6 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.55%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.10%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.10%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.55%) RSpec
3 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.55%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.55%) JIRA
3 1 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 54 (29.83%) Finance
2 25 (13.81%) Retail Banking
2 25 (13.81%) Banking
3 13 (7.18%) Marketing
4 5 (2.76%) German Language
4 5 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.21%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.66%) Front Office
6 3 (1.66%) Billing
7 2 (1.10%) Back Office
7 2 (1.10%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.55%) Electronics
8 1 (0.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 69 (38.12%) Analyst
2 49 (27.07%) Business Analyst
3 20 (11.05%) Developer
4 16 (8.84%) Architect
5 13 (7.18%) Consultant
5 13 (7.18%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (6.63%) Senior Business Analyst
7 11 (6.08%) Project Manager
8 10 (5.52%) Test Analyst
9 9 (4.97%) Programme Manager
9 9 (4.97%) SAP Consultant
10 7 (3.87%) SAP Retail Consultant
11 6 (3.31%) .NET Developer
12 5 (2.76%) Sitecore Developer
12 5 (2.76%) Designer
12 5 (2.76%) Process Manager
12 5 (2.76%) Technical Architect
12 5 (2.76%) Technical Analyst
13 4 (2.21%) Graphic Designer
13 4 (2.21%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.18%) .NET
2 8 (4.42%) HTML
3 6 (3.31%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.76%) Web Services
5 4 (2.21%) Middleware
5 4 (2.21%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (2.21%) JMS
5 4 (2.21%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (1.66%) REST
6 3 (1.66%) XML
6 3 (1.66%) XSD
6 3 (1.66%) WSDL
6 3 (1.66%) JSON
6 3 (1.66%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.55%) CSS3
7 1 (0.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.55%) HTML5
7 1 (0.55%) WCF
7 1 (0.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.31%) Open Source
3 5 (2.76%) Credit Risk
4 4 (2.21%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.21%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.21%) User Experience
5 3 (1.66%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.66%) EPoS
5 3 (1.66%) Clustering
6 2 (1.10%) VSAM
6 2 (1.10%) AS400
6 2 (1.10%) iSeries
6 2 (1.10%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.55%) iPad
7 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.60%) Windows
2 11 (6.08%) Linux
3 10 (5.52%) UNIX
4 6 (3.31%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.76%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.10%) CentOS
7 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.55%) AIX
8 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.20%) E-Commerce
2 28 (15.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (12.15%) Business Analysis
4 20 (11.05%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (10.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (7.18%) Change Management
7 12 (6.63%) Use Case
8 11 (6.08%) Project Management
8 11 (6.08%) Logistics
9 9 (4.97%) Service Delivery
10 8 (4.42%) Risk Management
10 8 (4.42%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (4.42%) ITIL
10 8 (4.42%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.42%) Mentoring
11 7 (3.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (3.87%) SOA
11 7 (3.87%) IT Governance
12 6 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (3.31%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.39%) SQL
2 8 (4.42%) Java
3 4 (2.21%) VBA
4 3 (1.66%) COBOL
4 3 (1.66%) JCL
5 2 (1.10%) NATURAL
5 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.10%) R
6 1 (0.55%) Groovy
6 1 (0.55%) VB
6 1 (0.55%) ABAP
6 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.55%) Perl
6 1 (0.55%) PHP
6 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.55%) C#
6 1 (0.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (2.21%) Degree
2 3 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (1.66%) ISEB
2 3 (1.66%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.10%) CISSP
3 2 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.55%) IIBA
4 1 (0.55%) CBAP
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) SLA
2 3 (1.66%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.55%) QA
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (5.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.21%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.10%) Firmware
4 1 (0.55%) vSphere
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (1.66%) Vagrant
1 3 (1.66%) Ansible
1 3 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.66%) Puppet
2 2 (1.10%) SCCM
2 2 (1.10%) SCOM
2 2 (1.10%) CA Endevor
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.10%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (13.81%) SAP
2 22 (12.15%) IBM
3 12 (6.63%) Oracle
4 8 (4.42%) VMware
5 7 (3.87%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.87%) Cisco
6 5 (2.76%) hybris
6 5 (2.76%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.21%) Citrix
7 4 (2.21%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.66%) RedPrairie
8 3 (1.66%) Software AG
8 3 (1.66%) Intel
8 3 (1.66%) Google
9 2 (1.10%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.10%) JDA
9 2 (1.10%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.55%) Talend
10 1 (0.55%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.55%) CollabNet
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