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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 29 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 86 105 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.44% 6.37% 5.76%
As % of the General category 16.90% 19.92% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 74 44
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£450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £289 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £476 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.17 £16.20 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-24.86% +1.25%
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
509 527 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.19% 31.98% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 296 254
Average daily rate £425 £363 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £98 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 34 18
Average hourly rate £9.94 £35.00 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.60% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £11.00 £13.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £56.21 £65.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 September 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 September 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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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 +9 40 £425 +19.71% 5
Northamptonshire 0 26 £450 -2.70% 13
Leicestershire -4 11 £401 +10.48% 13
Derbyshire -7 2 £525 +61.53% 4
Lincolnshire - - - - 4
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 69 (33.99%) E-Commerce
2 48 (23.65%) Finance
3 43 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (18.23%) Banking
5 36 (17.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (15.76%) Retail Banking
7 30 (14.78%) Business Analysis
8 28 (13.79%) Use Case
9 25 (12.32%) IBM
9 25 (12.32%) WebSphere
10 24 (11.82%) SQL
11 22 (10.84%) Windows
12 21 (10.34%) SAP
13 17 (8.37%) Scrum
14 16 (7.88%) .NET
14 16 (7.88%) Project Management
15 15 (7.39%) Logistics
16 13 (6.40%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (5.91%) Oracle
17 12 (5.91%) SQL Server
18 11 (5.42%) Change Management
18 11 (5.42%) UML
18 11 (5.42%) Marketing
18 11 (5.42%) Test Management
19 10 (4.93%) Open Source
19 10 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
19 10 (4.93%) C#
19 10 (4.93%) Linux
19 10 (4.93%) Service Delivery
20 9 (4.43%) Firewall

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (12.32%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.46%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.97%) Apache
4 3 (1.48%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.48%) SAS
4 3 (1.48%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.99%) SAP Portal
5 2 (0.99%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (0.99%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (1.48%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.48%) MS Project
1 3 (1.48%) MS Office
1 3 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (3.45%) SAP Retail
2 3 (1.48%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (0.99%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.49%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.49%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.49%) Magento
4 1 (0.49%) Line 500
4 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.99%) SaaS
1 2 (0.99%) PaaS
1 2 (0.99%) IaaS
1 2 (0.99%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.49%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.43%) Firewall
2 5 (2.46%) WAN
3 4 (1.97%) Network Security
4 3 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.48%) Wireless
4 3 (1.48%) Internet
5 2 (0.99%) DMZ
5 2 (0.99%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.99%) HTTP
5 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.99%) ATM
5 2 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.49%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.49%) LAN
6 1 (0.49%) VoIP
6 1 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.45%) DB2
3 6 (2.96%) SAP BW
4 5 (2.46%) MySQL
4 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.49%) Essbase
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.49%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (3.45%) Cucumber
1 7 (3.45%) JIRA
1 7 (3.45%) Selenium
2 4 (1.97%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.99%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.99%) Sahi
3 2 (0.99%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.49%) Subversion
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.49%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.49%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.49%) FitNesse
General
1 48 (23.65%) Finance
2 37 (18.23%) Banking
3 32 (15.76%) Retail Banking
4 11 (5.42%) Marketing
5 7 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.96%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.46%) Legal
8 4 (1.97%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.99%) Automotive
10 1 (0.49%) Billing
10 1 (0.49%) Electronics
10 1 (0.49%) Advertising
10 1 (0.49%) Publishing
10 1 (0.49%) Front Office
10 1 (0.49%) Back Office
10 1 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 90 (44.33%) Analyst
2 69 (33.99%) Business Analyst
3 28 (13.79%) Developer
4 16 (7.88%) Project Manager
5 13 (6.40%) Architect
5 13 (6.40%) Consultant
6 12 (5.91%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (5.42%) Senior Business Analyst
8 10 (4.93%) Test Analyst
9 8 (3.94%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 8 (3.94%) SAP Consultant
10 7 (3.45%) Test Manager
11 6 (2.96%) .NET Developer
11 6 (2.96%) Financial Business Analyst
12 5 (2.46%) Business Manager
12 5 (2.46%) Agile Business Analyst
12 5 (2.46%) SAP Retail Consultant
13 4 (1.97%) Lead Business Analyst
13 4 (1.97%) Agile Test Analyst
13 4 (1.97%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.88%) .NET
2 9 (4.43%) HTML
3 7 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 7 (3.45%) CSS
4 6 (2.96%) Web Services
5 4 (1.97%) HTML5
5 4 (1.97%) XHTML
6 3 (1.48%) JMS
6 3 (1.48%) XML
6 3 (1.48%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.48%) Middleware
6 3 (1.48%) JSON
6 3 (1.48%) WCF
6 3 (1.48%) jQuery
7 2 (0.99%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (0.99%) REST
7 2 (0.99%) XSD
7 2 (0.99%) WSDL
7 2 (0.99%) Ajax
7 2 (0.99%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.93%) Open Source
1 10 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.96%) User Experience
4 5 (2.46%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.48%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (0.99%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.99%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.99%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.99%) Clustering
7 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.49%) EPoS
7 1 (0.49%) PMI
7 1 (0.49%) DTV
7 1 (0.49%) iPhone
7 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.84%) Windows
2 10 (4.93%) Linux
3 8 (3.94%) UNIX
4 6 (2.96%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.48%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.48%) AIX
6 3 (1.48%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.99%) CentOS
7 2 (0.99%) Android
7 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.99%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (33.99%) E-Commerce
2 43 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (17.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (14.78%) Business Analysis
5 28 (13.79%) Use Case
6 17 (8.37%) Scrum
7 16 (7.88%) Project Management
8 15 (7.39%) Logistics
9 13 (6.40%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (5.42%) Change Management
10 11 (5.42%) UML
10 11 (5.42%) Test Management
11 10 (4.93%) Service Delivery
12 9 (4.43%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (3.94%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (3.94%) BDD
13 8 (3.94%) Migration
14 7 (3.45%) Risk Management
14 7 (3.45%) PRINCE2
15 6 (2.96%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.82%) SQL
2 10 (4.93%) C#
3 8 (3.94%) T-SQL
4 7 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.45%) VBA
5 5 (2.46%) C++
6 4 (1.97%) Java
6 4 (1.97%) VBScript
6 4 (1.97%) VB
6 4 (1.97%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.48%) PHP
8 2 (0.99%) ABAP
9 1 (0.49%) VB6
9 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.49%) C
9 1 (0.49%) Groovy
9 1 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (3.45%) ISEB
2 6 (2.96%) Degree
2 6 (2.96%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.48%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.99%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.99%) PMP
5 2 (0.99%) CISSP
6 1 (0.49%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.49%) CCNP
6 1 (0.49%) CCNA
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.49%) IIBA
6 1 (0.49%) CBAP
6 1 (0.49%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.43%) QA
2 5 (2.46%) SLA
2 5 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.48%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.49%) vSphere
3 1 (0.49%) XenServer
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 5 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.97%) SCCM
3 3 (1.48%) Ansible
3 3 (1.48%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.48%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.48%) Puppet
4 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (12.32%) IBM
2 21 (10.34%) SAP
3 12 (5.91%) Oracle
4 9 (4.43%) hybris
5 5 (2.46%) ATG
5 5 (2.46%) Cisco
5 5 (2.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.97%) RedPrairie
6 4 (1.97%) HP
6 4 (1.97%) VMware
7 3 (1.48%) Citrix
7 3 (1.48%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.48%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.99%) Google
8 2 (0.99%) MobileIron
8 2 (0.99%) Symantec
8 2 (0.99%) Software AG
8 2 (0.99%) Intel
8 2 (0.99%) Adobe
8 2 (0.99%) CheckPoint
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