The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Leicestershire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 17 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 22 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.83% 15.95% 11.62%
As % of the General category 36.07% 47.67% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 35 15
Average daily rate
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£363 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £318 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.55% +25.00%
General Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
61 86 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.71% 33.46% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 53 28
Average daily rate £358 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £472 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.38 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £25.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Retail
East Midlands

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Leicestershire region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Leicestershire region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Leicester -1 11 £438 +34.69% 9
Lutterworth - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Retail
East Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 22 (45.83%) E-Commerce
2 11 (22.92%) SQL
3 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
4 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.75%) C#
4 9 (18.75%) .NET
5 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.67%) Use Case
5 8 (16.67%) jQuery
5 8 (16.67%) HTML
5 8 (16.67%) SAP
6 7 (14.58%) CSS
6 7 (14.58%) HTML5
7 5 (10.42%) HP
7 5 (10.42%) ISEB
7 5 (10.42%) C++
7 5 (10.42%) VBScript
7 5 (10.42%) VB.NET
7 5 (10.42%) QA
7 5 (10.42%) ISTQB
7 5 (10.42%) JIRA
8 4 (8.33%) Marketing
8 4 (8.33%) PHP
8 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 4 (8.33%) UML
8 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.33%) AutoCAD
9 3 (6.25%) hybris
9 3 (6.25%) IBM
9 3 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) AutoCAD
2 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.08%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.08%) SAP SCM
1 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SAP BW
2 3 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) SAP BI
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) JIRA
2 3 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.17%) Sahi
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Developer
2 17 (35.42%) Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Software Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Tester
6 4 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) PHP Developer
6 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.25%) SAP Tester
7 3 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Excel Developer
7 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Database Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Database Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) jQuery
2 8 (16.67%) HTML
3 7 (14.58%) HTML5
3 7 (14.58%) CSS
4 3 (6.25%) XHTML
4 3 (6.25%) ADO
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.08%) CSS3
6 1 (2.08%) SAP XI
6 1 (2.08%) Ajax
6 1 (2.08%) JSON
6 1 (2.08%) SOAP
6 1 (2.08%) Web Services
6 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
1 3 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) E-Commerce
2 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.67%) Use Case
3 4 (8.33%) UML
4 3 (6.25%) Migration
4 3 (6.25%) Scrum
4 3 (6.25%) Logistics
4 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Data Management
5 2 (4.17%) CRM
5 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.17%) PDM
6 1 (2.08%) TDD
6 1 (2.08%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.08%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.08%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.08%) OO
6 1 (2.08%) ERP
6 1 (2.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 9 (18.75%) C#
2 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.42%) C++
3 5 (10.42%) VBScript
3 5 (10.42%) VB.NET
4 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.33%) PHP
5 3 (6.25%) VBA
6 2 (4.17%) ABAP
6 2 (4.17%) C
6 2 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (2.08%) Java
7 1 (2.08%) XAML
7 1 (2.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) ISEB
1 5 (10.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) SAP
2 5 (10.42%) HP
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.25%) Sage
4 3 (6.25%) IBM
4 3 (6.25%) hybris
5 1 (2.08%) RedPrairie
5 1 (2.08%) ATG
5 1 (2.08%) Google
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Leicester
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 22 days ago