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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 27 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail 97 98 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.90% 6.58% 6.65%
As % of the General category 18.13% 20.59% 21.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 55 59
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£400 £395 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £542
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £9.62 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.95% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £40.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-46.01% +81.11%
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
535 476 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.54% 31.97% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 281 215
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 31
Average hourly rate £10.44 £12.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.48% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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
Northamptonshire -10 27 £425 - 11
Leicestershire -1 25 £330 -5.71% 16
Nottinghamshire -2 19 £375 +36.36% 5
Derbyshire -3 3 £350 -24.73% 5
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 52 (26.00%) E-Commerce
2 45 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (21.00%) Finance
4 37 (18.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (15.00%) Java
5 30 (15.00%) Scrum
5 30 (15.00%) hybris
6 29 (14.50%) SQL
7 27 (13.50%) Marketing
8 24 (12.00%) Logistics
9 22 (11.00%) Banking
9 22 (11.00%) Oracle
9 22 (11.00%) Retail Banking
10 21 (10.50%) .NET
10 21 (10.50%) Project Management
11 19 (9.50%) SAP
11 19 (9.50%) PRINCE2
12 17 (8.50%) Business Analysis
13 16 (8.00%) WebSphere
13 16 (8.00%) Apache Solr
14 15 (7.50%) SQL Server
14 15 (7.50%) Linux
15 14 (7.00%) HTML
15 14 (7.00%) UNIX
15 14 (7.00%) Web Services
15 14 (7.00%) Configuration Management
15 14 (7.00%) B2B
16 13 (6.50%) B2C
16 13 (6.50%) Apache
16 13 (6.50%) Migration

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 16 (8.00%) WebSphere
1 16 (8.00%) Apache Solr
2 13 (6.50%) Apache
3 6 (3.00%) NetWeaver
4 4 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.00%) CMS
5 2 (1.00%) Magnolia
6 1 (0.50%) JBoss
6 1 (0.50%) DNN
6 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.50%) MS Project
2 3 (1.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.50%) SAP Retail
2 3 (1.50%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.50%) Magento
3 2 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.00%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.50%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.50%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.50%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.50%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.50%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.50%) HTTP
2 10 (5.00%) HTTPS
3 8 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.50%) Firewall
5 6 (3.00%) DMZ
6 5 (2.50%) FTP
6 5 (2.50%) SMTP
6 5 (2.50%) DNS
7 3 (1.50%) Wireless
8 2 (1.00%) LAN
8 2 (1.00%) WAN
9 1 (0.50%) DHCP
9 1 (0.50%) ATM
9 1 (0.50%) SNA
9 1 (0.50%) Internet
9 1 (0.50%) 802.11
9 1 (0.50%) MPLS
9 1 (0.50%) OSPF
9 1 (0.50%) APPN
9 1 (0.50%) BGP-4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.00%) DB2
2 8 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.50%) MySQL
4 5 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.00%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.00%) Cognos Query Studio
7 2 (1.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 2 (1.00%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (1.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (1.00%) Cognos Event Studio
7 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.00%) Big Data
8 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.00%) Subversion
3 5 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.00%) Selenium
5 3 (1.50%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.50%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.50%) JUnit
6 2 (1.00%) JIRA
6 2 (1.00%) NUnit
6 2 (1.00%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.50%) Ant
7 1 (0.50%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.50%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.50%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.50%) TestDirector
General
1 42 (21.00%) Finance
2 27 (13.50%) Marketing
3 22 (11.00%) Banking
3 22 (11.00%) Retail Banking
4 9 (4.50%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.00%) Front Office
6 3 (1.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Publishing
7 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (25.50%) Analyst
2 38 (19.00%) Business Analyst
3 33 (16.50%) Project Manager
4 25 (12.50%) Architect
5 24 (12.00%) Developer
6 14 (7.00%) Programme Manager
7 13 (6.50%) Consultant
8 8 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.00%) .NET Developer
9 7 (3.50%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (3.50%) Hybris Developer
10 6 (3.00%) Portfolio Manager
10 6 (3.00%) Senior Business Analyst
10 6 (3.00%) Enterprise Architect
11 5 (2.50%) C# Developer
11 5 (2.50%) SAP Consultant
11 5 (2.50%) Senior Manager
11 5 (2.50%) Test Manager
11 5 (2.50%) Integration Architect
11 5 (2.50%) SAP Retail Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.50%) .NET
2 14 (7.00%) Web Services
2 14 (7.00%) HTML
3 10 (5.00%) Spring
4 9 (4.50%) JSON
4 9 (4.50%) REST
4 9 (4.50%) XML
5 8 (4.00%) J2EE
6 7 (3.50%) ASP.NET
7 6 (3.00%) XSD
7 6 (3.00%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (3.00%) JMS
7 6 (3.00%) WSDL
7 6 (3.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (3.00%) Middleware
7 6 (3.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 5 (2.50%) CSS
8 5 (2.50%) JSP
9 4 (2.00%) JSTL
10 3 (1.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.00%) Clustering
3 4 (2.00%) Replication
3 4 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.50%) User Experience
4 3 (1.50%) EPoS
5 2 (1.00%) FMCG
5 2 (1.00%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.50%) iPad
6 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.50%) iSeries
6 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.50%) AS400
6 1 (0.50%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.50%) Ontologies
6 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.50%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.50%) Linux
2 14 (7.00%) UNIX
3 12 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (5.50%) Windows
5 5 (2.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) i5/OS
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.00%) E-Commerce
2 45 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (18.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (15.00%) Scrum
5 24 (12.00%) Logistics
6 21 (10.50%) Project Management
7 19 (9.50%) PRINCE2
8 17 (8.50%) Business Analysis
9 14 (7.00%) B2B
9 14 (7.00%) Configuration Management
10 13 (6.50%) Migration
10 13 (6.50%) B2C
11 12 (6.00%) Risk Management
12 11 (5.50%) MVC
13 10 (5.00%) Open Source
14 9 (4.50%) Change Management
14 9 (4.50%) Data Modelling
15 8 (4.00%) ITIL
15 8 (4.00%) Quality Management
15 8 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.00%) Java
2 29 (14.50%) SQL
3 10 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 8 (4.00%) C#
4 8 (4.00%) AWK
5 4 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.50%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.00%) VBA
7 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.00%) VB
8 1 (0.50%) RPG
8 1 (0.50%) Perl
8 1 (0.50%) COBOL
8 1 (0.50%) R
8 1 (0.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (1.50%) Degree
3 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.00%) PMP
3 2 (1.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.50%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.50%) CISA
4 1 (0.50%) CISM
4 1 (0.50%) CEH
4 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.50%) CCNP
4 1 (0.50%) CCNA
4 1 (0.50%) ISEB
4 1 (0.50%) CISSP
4 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.50%) QA
2 4 (2.00%) SLA
3 3 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.50%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.00%) Nagios
2 4 (2.00%) Puppet
3 1 (0.50%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (15.00%) hybris
2 22 (11.00%) Oracle
3 19 (9.50%) SAP
4 12 (6.00%) Red Hat
4 12 (6.00%) Endeca
5 10 (5.00%) RedPrairie
6 8 (4.00%) IBM
6 8 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.00%) Software AG
7 6 (3.00%) ATG
8 5 (2.50%) VMware
8 5 (2.50%) Intel
9 4 (2.00%) Citrix
10 3 (1.50%) OpenText
11 2 (1.00%) Cadence
11 2 (1.00%) Cognos
11 2 (1.00%) Demandware
12 1 (0.50%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.50%) DataFlux
12 1 (0.50%) Trillium
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