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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 21 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail 108 100 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.94% 6.13% 6.51%
As % of the General category 20.77% 19.12% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 70 55
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.62 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £17.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-23.18% -65.50%
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
520 523 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.40% 32.07% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 316 282
Median daily rate £415 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 12
Median hourly rate £32.50 £10.44 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+211.30% -16.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £10.44 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £12.31 £23.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +19 56 £400 +6.66% 15
Leicestershire -5 19 £310 - 16
Northamptonshire -6 19 £450 +5.88% 4
Derbyshire +9 1 £525 +50.00% 3
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 73 (27.24%) E-Commerce
2 69 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (13.06%) .NET
5 30 (11.19%) Scrum
6 29 (10.82%) PRINCE2
7 28 (10.45%) SAP
7 28 (10.45%) Finance
7 28 (10.45%) Business Analysis
8 27 (10.07%) C#
9 26 (9.70%) SQL
9 26 (9.70%) Project Management
10 23 (8.58%) Java
10 23 (8.58%) SQL Server
10 23 (8.58%) Change Management
11 22 (8.21%) JavaScript
12 21 (7.84%) HTML
12 21 (7.84%) CSS
13 20 (7.46%) TOGAF
13 20 (7.46%) Waterfall
13 20 (7.46%) Mobile App
14 19 (7.09%) ArchiMate
15 18 (6.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 18 (6.72%) Logistics
15 18 (6.72%) CRM
16 17 (6.34%) MVC
16 17 (6.34%) Enterprise Architecture
16 17 (6.34%) Web Development
16 17 (6.34%) User Acceptance Testing
17 16 (5.97%) ASP.NET

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 9 (3.36%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.49%) Apache
3 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.37%) CMS
4 1 (0.37%) Confluence
4 1 (0.37%) IIS
4 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.75%) MS Office
2 2 (0.75%) MS Project
2 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.75%) SPSS
3 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.37%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.24%) Unica
2 4 (1.49%) SAP CRM
2 4 (1.49%) SAP SD
2 4 (1.49%) SAP WM
3 3 (1.12%) Magento
4 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.75%) Retail-J
4 2 (0.75%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.37%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.37%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.49%) SaaS
2 2 (0.75%) Office 365
3 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.49%) Firewall
1 4 (1.49%) Network Security
2 2 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (0.75%) Internet
2 2 (0.75%) NX-OS
2 2 (0.75%) Wireless
3 1 (0.37%) IPsec
3 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.61%) Big Data
4 6 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.49%) DTS
6 4 (1.49%) MySQL
7 3 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.12%) DB2
7 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.75%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.75%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.37%) Adabas
9 1 (0.37%) DataStage
9 1 (0.37%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.75%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.75%) JIRA
4 1 (0.37%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.37%) LSMW
4 1 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.37%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.37%) Subversion
4 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (10.45%) Finance
2 5 (1.87%) Banking
2 5 (1.87%) Manufacturing
2 5 (1.87%) Marketing
3 3 (1.12%) Retail Banking
4 2 (0.75%) Advertising
4 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.37%) Games
5 1 (0.37%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 65 (24.25%) Analyst
2 53 (19.78%) Architect
3 47 (17.54%) Project Manager
4 41 (15.30%) Business Analyst
4 41 (15.30%) Developer
5 36 (13.43%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (7.84%) Test Analyst
7 17 (6.34%) .NET Developer
7 17 (6.34%) Enterprise Architect
8 15 (5.60%) Retail Business Analyst
9 14 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (5.22%) C# Developer
9 14 (5.22%) SQL Developer
10 13 (4.85%) IT Manager
11 12 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 12 (4.48%) C# WCF Developer
11 12 (4.48%) IT Project Manager
11 12 (4.48%) WCF Developer
12 9 (3.36%) Supply Chain Project Manager
12 9 (3.36%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.06%) .NET
2 21 (7.84%) CSS
2 21 (7.84%) HTML
3 16 (5.97%) ASP.NET
4 15 (5.60%) HTML5
5 13 (4.85%) WCF
6 10 (3.73%) CSS3
7 9 (3.36%) Web Services
8 8 (2.99%) AngularJS
8 8 (2.99%) XHTML
9 6 (2.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (1.49%) REST
10 4 (1.49%) SAP XI
11 3 (1.12%) jQuery
11 3 (1.12%) Middleware
12 2 (0.75%) Hibernate
12 2 (0.75%) J2EE
12 2 (0.75%) LAMP
12 2 (0.75%) RESTful
12 2 (0.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.46%) Mobile App
2 12 (4.48%) EPoS
3 9 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.99%) Algorithms
4 8 (2.99%) FMCG
5 5 (1.87%) AS400
5 5 (1.87%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.87%) PMI
5 5 (1.87%) User Experience
6 4 (1.49%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.49%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.49%) iSeries
7 3 (1.12%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.75%) iPad
8 2 (0.75%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.37%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.37%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.37%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.48%) Windows
2 8 (2.99%) Unix
3 7 (2.61%) Linux
4 5 (1.87%) Android
4 5 (1.87%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.12%) MVS
5 3 (1.12%) Windows NT
5 3 (1.12%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.37%) AIX
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (27.24%) E-Commerce
2 69 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (11.19%) Scrum
5 29 (10.82%) PRINCE2
6 28 (10.45%) Business Analysis
7 26 (9.70%) Project Management
8 23 (8.58%) Change Management
9 20 (7.46%) TOGAF
9 20 (7.46%) Waterfall
10 19 (7.09%) ArchiMate
11 18 (6.72%) CRM
11 18 (6.72%) Logistics
11 18 (6.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 17 (6.34%) Enterprise Architecture
12 17 (6.34%) MVC
12 17 (6.34%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (6.34%) Web Development
13 15 (5.60%) Coaching
14 12 (4.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.07%) C#
2 26 (9.70%) SQL
3 23 (8.58%) Java
4 22 (8.21%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.99%) PHP
6 6 (2.24%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.49%) RPG
7 4 (1.49%) RPG IV
8 3 (1.12%) COBOL
8 3 (1.12%) VB
9 2 (0.75%) ABAP
9 2 (0.75%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.75%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.37%) AWK
10 1 (0.37%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.37%) VB6
10 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (5.22%) PMI Certification
2 10 (3.73%) ISEB
3 9 (3.36%) PMP
3 9 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.87%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.75%) CCNP
6 2 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.36%) QA
2 5 (1.87%) SLA
3 4 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) Docker
2 2 (0.75%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (1.49%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.12%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.75%) Puppet
4 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (10.45%) SAP
2 14 (5.22%) Oracle
3 10 (3.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.61%) VMware
5 6 (2.24%) HP
5 6 (2.24%) Kronos
6 5 (1.87%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.49%) Informatica
8 3 (1.12%) Cognos
8 3 (1.12%) hybris
8 3 (1.12%) IBM
8 3 (1.12%) Micro Focus
8 3 (1.12%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.75%) Cisco
9 2 (0.75%) JDA
9 2 (0.75%) Meraki
9 2 (0.75%) Palo Alto
9 2 (0.75%) RedPrairie
9 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.75%) SolarWinds
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