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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
England / East Midlands
Rank 18 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Retail 106 156 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.31% 9.71% 6.69%
As % of the General category 21.72% 29.16% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 90 56
Median daily rate £300 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -45.17%

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
488 535 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.63% 33.31% 34.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 335 303
Median daily rate £400 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 15
Median hourly rate £14.42 £14.53 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% -9.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £10.44 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £41.85 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -1 28 £444 +10.93% 11
Derbyshire +21 27 £155 -58.66% 13
Leicestershire +2 24 £300 +8.10% 31
Nottinghamshire -24 18 £468 +33.57% 17
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Retail.

1 59 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (25.73%) E-Commerce
3 41 (19.90%) SAP
4 38 (18.45%) Scrum
5 36 (17.48%) SQL
6 32 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (14.56%) Finance
8 28 (13.59%) Oracle
9 27 (13.11%) Windows
10 25 (12.14%) Business Analysis
11 23 (11.17%) .NET
11 23 (11.17%) Manufacturing
12 22 (10.68%) MVC
12 22 (10.68%) SQL Server
13 21 (10.19%) Linux
14 20 (9.71%) Java
14 20 (9.71%) C#
14 20 (9.71%) Unix
15 19 (9.22%) JavaScript
15 19 (9.22%) EPoS
15 19 (9.22%) Oracle Database
16 18 (8.74%) Mentoring
17 17 (8.25%) SQL Server 2012
17 17 (8.25%) SAP Retail
18 16 (7.77%) BDD
18 16 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (7.28%) Selenium
19 15 (7.28%) Banking
20 14 (6.80%) Change Management
21 13 (6.31%) HTML

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.88%) CMS
2 6 (2.91%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (2.43%) IIS
4 4 (1.94%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.46%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.49%) Apache
6 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.49%) Confluence
6 1 (0.49%) Drupal
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (3.88%) MS Excel
1 8 (3.88%) MS Office
2 6 (2.91%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.43%) MS Project
4 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (8.25%) SAP Retail
2 11 (5.34%) Oracle 11i
3 10 (4.85%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (3.88%) SAP CAR
5 6 (2.91%) Demantra
5 6 (2.91%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (2.91%) SnowdropKCS
6 5 (2.43%) SAP POS DM
6 5 (2.43%) SAP SD
7 4 (1.94%) SAP ERP
8 3 (1.46%) SAP CO
8 3 (1.46%) SAP FI
8 3 (1.46%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (1.46%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.97%) SAP MDM
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.49%) Retail-J
10 1 (0.49%) SAP PP
10 1 (0.49%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.43%) Office 365
2 2 (0.97%) Mimecast
2 2 (0.97%) PaaS
3 1 (0.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.88%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.91%) Wireless
3 5 (2.43%) DHCP
3 5 (2.43%) DNS
3 5 (2.43%) LAN
3 5 (2.43%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (1.46%) Firewall
5 2 (0.97%) Internet
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.49%) FTP
6 1 (0.49%) Intranet
6 1 (0.49%) NX-OS
6 1 (0.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.22%) Oracle Database
3 17 (8.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (5.83%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.34%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (5.34%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (5.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (4.37%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.94%) DTS
7 4 (1.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.94%) Star Schema
8 3 (1.46%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.97%) Big Data
9 2 (0.97%) MySQL
9 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.97%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (7.28%) Selenium
2 13 (6.31%) Cucumber
3 7 (3.40%) JIRA
4 6 (2.91%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.91%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.94%) JDeveloper
5 4 (1.94%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.97%) Appium
6 2 (0.97%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.97%) JUnit
6 2 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.97%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.97%) Subversion
6 2 (0.97%) TestNG
6 2 (0.97%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.49%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (14.56%) Finance
2 23 (11.17%) Manufacturing
3 15 (7.28%) Banking
4 10 (4.85%) Retail Banking
5 9 (4.37%) Publishing
6 5 (2.43%) Billing
6 5 (2.43%) Marketing
7 3 (1.46%) Advertising
8 2 (0.97%) Back Office
8 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (31.07%) Analyst
2 38 (18.45%) Developer
3 23 (11.17%) Consultant
4 22 (10.68%) SAP Consultant
5 21 (10.19%) Business Analyst
5 21 (10.19%) Test Analyst
6 17 (8.25%) C# Developer
6 17 (8.25%) Support Analyst
7 16 (7.77%) .NET Developer
7 16 (7.77%) Applications Support
7 16 (7.77%) Architect
7 16 (7.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (7.28%) Applications Support Analyst
9 14 (6.80%) Project Manager
10 13 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 13 (6.31%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (5.34%) Development Analyst
11 11 (5.34%) Development Support Analyst
11 11 (5.34%) SAP Retail Consultant
12 10 (4.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.17%) .NET
2 13 (6.31%) CSS
2 13 (6.31%) HTML
3 12 (5.83%) ASP.NET
4 10 (4.85%) jQuery
4 10 (4.85%) XML
5 9 (4.37%) HTML5
6 5 (2.43%) Middleware
6 5 (2.43%) Struts
7 4 (1.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 4 (1.94%) RESTful
7 4 (1.94%) Sass
7 4 (1.94%) Software Packaging
7 4 (1.94%) Web Services
8 3 (1.46%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.46%) CSS3
8 3 (1.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.97%) Backbone.js
9 2 (0.97%) Gherkin
9 2 (0.97%) React
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.22%) EPoS
2 16 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.43%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.43%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.94%) Replication
5 3 (1.46%) User Experience
6 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.97%) Fintech
6 2 (0.97%) Life Science
7 1 (0.49%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.49%) FMCG
7 1 (0.49%) iPad
7 1 (0.49%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.11%) Windows
2 21 (10.19%) Linux
3 20 (9.71%) Unix
4 11 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.40%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.91%) HPUX
6 6 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.43%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (25.73%) E-Commerce
3 38 (18.45%) Scrum
4 32 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (12.14%) Business Analysis
6 22 (10.68%) MVC
7 18 (8.74%) Mentoring
8 16 (7.77%) BDD
9 14 (6.80%) Change Management
10 13 (6.31%) QMS
11 11 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.34%) Change Control
11 11 (5.34%) Logistics
12 10 (4.85%) Data Modelling
12 10 (4.85%) Front End Development
12 10 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (4.37%) Configuration Management
13 9 (4.37%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
13 9 (4.37%) Data Management
13 9 (4.37%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.48%) SQL
2 20 (9.71%) C#
2 20 (9.71%) Java
3 19 (9.22%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.34%) PL/SQL
5 9 (4.37%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.43%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.43%) VBScript
7 3 (1.46%) C
7 3 (1.46%) PHP
8 2 (0.97%) Ruby
8 2 (0.97%) VB
9 1 (0.49%) C++
9 1 (0.49%) Python
9 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.40%) Degree
2 4 (1.94%) ISEB
2 4 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (1.46%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.49%) CCDP
5 1 (0.49%) CCNA
5 1 (0.49%) CCNP
5 1 (0.49%) CISSP
5 1 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.49%) MCSE
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.31%) QA
2 9 (4.37%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.43%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.43%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.91%) SCCM
2 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.49%) Ansible
3 1 (0.49%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (19.90%) SAP
2 28 (13.59%) Oracle
3 13 (6.31%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.91%) HP
5 5 (2.43%) Dell
6 4 (1.94%) Apigee
6 4 (1.94%) Intel
6 4 (1.94%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.94%) Talend
7 3 (1.46%) Cadence
7 3 (1.46%) Cisco
7 3 (1.46%) webMethods
8 2 (0.97%) Adobe
8 2 (0.97%) Genesys
8 2 (0.97%) Google
8 2 (0.97%) IBM
8 2 (0.97%) RedPrairie
8 2 (0.97%) Sun
9 1 (0.49%) hybris
9 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds
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