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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 23 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Retail 90 76 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.41% 5.06% 5.35%
As % of the General category 19.35% 16.38% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 41 42
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£410 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £195 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £95.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -85.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +19.23%
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
465 464 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.10% 30.87% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 279 223
Average daily rate £425 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £70 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 33 33
Average hourly rate £10.44 £9.90 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -56.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.93 £8.63 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £17.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Nottinghamshire +15 32 £388 +109.45% 8
Leicestershire +10 27 £410 +17.14% 22
Northamptonshire -11 22 £401 -19.90% 13
Derbyshire - 5 £425 - 3
Lincolnshire - 1 £410 - 6
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 56 (31.46%) Finance
2 35 (19.66%) E-Commerce
3 34 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (15.17%) SAP
5 25 (14.04%) WebSphere
6 24 (13.48%) Retail Banking
6 24 (13.48%) Banking
7 22 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (11.80%) Business Analysis
9 20 (11.24%) IBM
10 19 (10.67%) Windows
11 18 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (9.55%) Logistics
13 16 (8.99%) Marketing
13 16 (8.99%) Change Management
13 16 (8.99%) Project Management
13 16 (8.99%) SQL
14 14 (7.87%) .NET
14 14 (7.87%) SQL Server
15 13 (7.30%) DB2
16 12 (6.74%) PRINCE2
17 11 (6.18%) Risk Management
18 10 (5.62%) Service Delivery
18 10 (5.62%) SAP Retail
18 10 (5.62%) Oracle
18 10 (5.62%) HTML
18 10 (5.62%) Java
19 9 (5.06%) TCP/IP
19 9 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
19 9 (5.06%) Active Directory

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 25 (14.04%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.37%) SAS
3 5 (2.81%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.25%) NetWeaver
5 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.69%) CICS
6 2 (1.12%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.12%) Magnolia
6 2 (1.12%) CMS
6 2 (1.12%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) JBoss
7 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (3.93%) MS Office
2 6 (3.37%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.25%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (5.62%) SAP Retail
2 5 (2.81%) VisionPLUS
3 3 (1.69%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.12%) Magento
4 2 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.12%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.56%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.56%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.56%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.25%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.06%) TCP/IP
1 9 (5.06%) Firewall
2 6 (3.37%) Internet
3 5 (2.81%) WAN
3 5 (2.81%) ATM
3 5 (2.81%) LAN
3 5 (2.81%) HTTP
4 4 (2.25%) DMZ
4 4 (2.25%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.69%) VoIP
6 2 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.56%) DNS
7 1 (0.56%) SNA
7 1 (0.56%) SMTP
7 1 (0.56%) DHCP
7 1 (0.56%) FTP
7 1 (0.56%) APPN
7 1 (0.56%) SAN
7 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.30%) DB2
3 7 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.81%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.12%) Cognos Query Studio
7 2 (1.12%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 2 (1.12%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (1.12%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (1.12%) Cognos Event Studio
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.12%) Adabas
8 1 (0.56%) MySQL
8 1 (0.56%) OLAP
8 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.56%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.12%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.56%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.56%) JIRA
2 1 (0.56%) Subversion
2 1 (0.56%) RSpec
2 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
General
1 56 (31.46%) Finance
2 24 (13.48%) Retail Banking
2 24 (13.48%) Banking
3 16 (8.99%) Marketing
4 5 (2.81%) German Language
5 4 (2.25%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Legal
6 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.12%) Front Office
6 2 (1.12%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (34.27%) Analyst
2 43 (24.16%) Business Analyst
3 21 (11.80%) Developer
4 17 (9.55%) Consultant
5 16 (8.99%) Architect
6 15 (8.43%) Senior Analyst
7 14 (7.87%) Project Manager
8 13 (7.30%) Programme Manager
8 13 (7.30%) Senior Business Analyst
9 9 (5.06%) Test Analyst
10 8 (4.49%) .NET Developer
10 8 (4.49%) SAP Consultant
10 8 (4.49%) SAP Retail Consultant
11 6 (3.37%) Portfolio Manager
12 5 (2.81%) Integration Architect
12 5 (2.81%) Financial Business Analyst
12 5 (2.81%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (2.81%) Technical Architect
12 5 (2.81%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
12 5 (2.81%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.87%) .NET
2 10 (5.62%) HTML
3 6 (3.37%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.37%) Web Services
4 5 (2.81%) Middleware
4 5 (2.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (2.25%) REST
5 4 (2.25%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (2.25%) JSON
5 4 (2.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (2.25%) WSDL
5 4 (2.25%) JMS
5 4 (2.25%) XML
5 4 (2.25%) XSD
6 3 (1.69%) Spring
7 2 (1.12%) CSS
8 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.56%) APPC
8 1 (0.56%) OLE
8 1 (0.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.93%) Open Source
2 6 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.37%) Credit Risk
3 4 (2.25%) Clustering
3 4 (2.25%) EPoS
4 3 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.69%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.69%) AS400
4 3 (1.69%) iSeries
4 3 (1.69%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.69%) User Experience
5 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.12%) VSAM
5 2 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.56%) EMV
6 1 (0.56%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.56%) FMCG
6 1 (0.56%) iPad
6 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.67%) Windows
2 7 (3.93%) UNIX
2 7 (3.93%) Linux
3 6 (3.37%) Windows XP
4 5 (2.81%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.56%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.66%) E-Commerce
2 34 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (11.80%) Business Analysis
5 18 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (9.55%) Logistics
7 16 (8.99%) Change Management
7 16 (8.99%) Project Management
8 12 (6.74%) PRINCE2
9 11 (6.18%) Risk Management
10 10 (5.62%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (5.06%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (5.06%) Use Case
12 8 (4.49%) Programme Management
12 8 (4.49%) SOA
12 8 (4.49%) ITIL
13 7 (3.93%) Supplier Management
13 7 (3.93%) IT Governance
13 7 (3.93%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.99%) SQL
2 10 (5.62%) Java
3 4 (2.25%) COBOL
4 3 (1.69%) JCL
4 3 (1.69%) R
5 2 (1.12%) NATURAL
5 2 (1.12%) C#
5 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.56%) VB
6 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.56%) ABAP
6 1 (0.56%) VBA
6 1 (0.56%) Perl
6 1 (0.56%) PHP
6 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.56%) RPG
6 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (1.69%) ISEB
1 3 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (1.69%) Degree
1 3 (1.69%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.12%) CISSP
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.56%) IBM Certification
3 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) SLA
2 3 (1.69%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.12%) Firmware
3 1 (0.56%) vSphere
3 1 (0.56%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.12%) Puppet
1 2 (1.12%) Ansible
1 2 (1.12%) SCCM
1 2 (1.12%) SCOM
1 2 (1.12%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.56%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 27 (15.17%) SAP
2 20 (11.24%) IBM
3 10 (5.62%) Oracle
4 8 (4.49%) VMware
5 7 (3.93%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.81%) Cisco
6 5 (2.81%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.25%) hybris
7 4 (2.25%) Software AG
7 4 (2.25%) Intel
8 3 (1.69%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.12%) RedPrairie
9 2 (1.12%) Citrix
9 2 (1.12%) Cognos
10 1 (0.56%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.56%) NetIQ
10 1 (0.56%) JDA
10 1 (0.56%) Sage
10 1 (0.56%) Google
10 1 (0.56%) CollabNet
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £130 - £160 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £342 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 days ago
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Leicestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago