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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 28 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 93 121 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.70% 7.79% 5.51%
As % of the General category 16.15% 25.00% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 82 57
Median daily rate £310 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £404
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £14.00 £14.61
% change year-on-year
-8.92% -4.17%
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
576 484 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 35.27% 31.17% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 322 303
Median daily rate £385 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 14
Median hourly rate £21.23 £16.78 £9.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.50% +68.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £11.41 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £41.50 £20.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-15.12% +10.00%

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 10 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Nottinghamshire -6 33 £400 -7.67% 13
Leicestershire -7 23 £275 -3.93% 21
Northamptonshire -15 17 £363 -19.44% 11
Derbyshire +3 10 £131 -55.36% 10
Lincolnshire -5 1 - - 9
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 65 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (28.78%) E-Commerce
3 56 (27.32%) SAP
4 39 (19.02%) Scrum
5 38 (18.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (14.63%) SQL
7 29 (14.15%) Finance
8 22 (10.73%) .NET
9 21 (10.24%) Business Analysis
10 18 (8.78%) C#
11 17 (8.29%) EPoS
11 17 (8.29%) JavaScript
11 17 (8.29%) MVC
11 17 (8.29%) Change Management
11 17 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (7.80%) ERP
13 15 (7.32%) Data Modelling
14 14 (6.83%) SAP Retail
14 14 (6.83%) Requirements Analysis
14 14 (6.83%) SAP ERP
14 14 (6.83%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (6.34%) Windows
15 13 (6.34%) Oracle
15 13 (6.34%) Microsoft
16 12 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (5.85%) Java
16 12 (5.85%) Banking
16 12 (5.85%) Migration
16 12 (5.85%) jQuery
17 11 (5.37%) Mentoring

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 7 (3.41%) CMS
2 5 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.95%) NetWeaver
3 4 (1.95%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.95%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.98%) IIS
4 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.49%) SAS
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.44%) MS Office
2 5 (2.44%) MS Project
2 5 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.49%) Revit
Business Applications
1 14 (6.83%) SAP ERP
1 14 (6.83%) SAP Retail
2 5 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.95%) Demantra
3 4 (1.95%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (1.95%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.46%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.46%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.46%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.46%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.98%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 2 (0.98%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.98%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.49%) Retail-J
6 1 (0.49%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.44%) Office 365
2 4 (1.95%) PaaS
3 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.95%) Wireless
3 3 (1.46%) Firewall
3 3 (1.46%) LAN
4 2 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.98%) DHCP
4 2 (0.98%) DNS
4 2 (0.98%) NX-OS
4 2 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.98%) VoIP
5 1 (0.49%) DECT
5 1 (0.49%) FTP
5 1 (0.49%) HTTP
5 1 (0.49%) Intranet
5 1 (0.49%) ISDN
5 1 (0.49%) SAN
5 1 (0.49%) WAN
5 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.88%) Oracle Database
1 10 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.93%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.93%) SAP HANA
4 5 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.95%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.95%) DTS
5 4 (1.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.95%) SAP BW
5 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.95%) Star Schema
6 2 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.93%) Cucumber
1 6 (2.93%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.44%) JIRA
3 4 (1.95%) JDeveloper
3 4 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (1.95%) Selenium
3 4 (1.95%) Subversion
3 4 (1.95%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (1.46%) Appium
5 2 (0.98%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.49%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (14.15%) Finance
2 12 (5.85%) Banking
3 9 (4.39%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.90%) Marketing
5 6 (2.93%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.95%) Publishing
6 4 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.46%) Advertising
8 2 (0.98%) Back Office
9 1 (0.49%) Billing
9 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.49%) Front Office
9 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (24.88%) Analyst
2 36 (17.56%) Developer
3 25 (12.20%) Architect
4 23 (11.22%) Business Analyst
4 23 (11.22%) Consultant
4 23 (11.22%) SAP Consultant
5 18 (8.78%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (8.29%) Test Analyst
7 16 (7.80%) Project Manager
8 15 (7.32%) .NET Developer
8 15 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (7.32%) C# Developer
9 11 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 11 (5.37%) SAP Retail Consultant
10 10 (4.88%) Supply Chain Architect
11 9 (4.39%) SAP Architect
12 8 (3.90%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
13 7 (3.41%) Applications Support
13 7 (3.41%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (3.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.73%) .NET
2 12 (5.85%) jQuery
3 11 (5.37%) CSS
3 11 (5.37%) HTML
4 9 (4.39%) ASP.NET
5 8 (3.90%) HTML5
5 8 (3.90%) XML
6 6 (2.93%) Web Services
7 5 (2.44%) Middleware
8 4 (1.95%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 4 (1.95%) Struts
8 4 (1.95%) Symfony
9 3 (1.46%) Gherkin
9 3 (1.46%) RESTful
9 3 (1.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (0.98%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.98%) Backbone.js
10 2 (0.98%) Behat
10 2 (0.98%) Laravel
10 2 (0.98%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (8.29%) EPoS
2 8 (3.90%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.44%) Virtual Team
4 4 (1.95%) Replication
5 3 (1.46%) FMCG
5 3 (1.46%) Statistics
6 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.98%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.98%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.98%) Fintech
6 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.98%) Neural Network
7 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.49%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.49%) Handset
7 1 (0.49%) Photography
7 1 (0.49%) User Experience
7 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.34%) Windows
2 10 (4.88%) Linux
3 8 (3.90%) Unix
3 8 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.93%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.95%) HPUX
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (28.78%) E-Commerce
3 39 (19.02%) Scrum
4 38 (18.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (10.24%) Business Analysis
6 17 (8.29%) Change Management
6 17 (8.29%) MVC
7 16 (7.80%) ERP
8 15 (7.32%) Data Modelling
9 14 (6.83%) Requirements Analysis
9 14 (6.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (5.85%) Migration
11 11 (5.37%) ITIL
11 11 (5.37%) Mentoring
11 11 (5.37%) Project Management
12 10 (4.88%) Data Management
12 10 (4.88%) Extreme Programming
12 10 (4.88%) Logical Data Model
13 9 (4.39%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.63%) SQL
2 18 (8.78%) C#
3 17 (8.29%) JavaScript
4 12 (5.85%) Java
5 7 (3.41%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.44%) PHP
6 5 (2.44%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.46%) Ruby
8 2 (0.98%) C
8 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.98%) R
8 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.98%) VB
8 2 (0.98%) VBScript
9 1 (0.49%) ABAP
9 1 (0.49%) AWK
9 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (3.41%) Degree
2 5 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (0.98%) CCNP
4 2 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.98%) ISEB
4 2 (0.98%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.49%) ACCA
5 1 (0.49%) CIMA
5 1 (0.49%) ICAEW
5 1 (0.49%) MCP
5 1 (0.49%) MCSE
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.41%) QA
2 3 (1.46%) SLA
3 2 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.98%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.98%) Docker
1 2 (0.98%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.49%) Firmware
2 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.98%) SCCM
2 1 (0.49%) Ansible
2 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (27.32%) SAP
2 13 (6.34%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.34%) Oracle
3 5 (2.44%) Intel
4 4 (1.95%) Apigee
4 4 (1.95%) Talend
5 3 (1.46%) Cadence
5 3 (1.46%) Cisco
5 3 (1.46%) HP
5 3 (1.46%) IBM
5 3 (1.46%) Pega
5 3 (1.46%) webMethods
6 2 (0.98%) Dell
6 2 (0.98%) Genesys
6 2 (0.98%) hybris
6 2 (0.98%) Palo Alto
6 2 (0.98%) RedPrairie
6 2 (0.98%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.98%) SolarWinds
6 2 (0.98%) VMware
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