The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 20 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Retail 25 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.46% 12.19% 10.67%
As % of the General category 31.65% 33.66% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 23
Median daily rate £275 £285 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% -30.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £125.00 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+792.85% -20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

General Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
79 101 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 33.05% 36.20% 30.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 53 48
Median daily rate £275 £295 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% -13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £115 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £435 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Median hourly rate £18.67 £37.50 £10.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.22% +259.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.17
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +28.84%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Leicester +8 6 £335 -21.17% 9
Hinckley - 2 £125 - 3
Retail
East Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 25 (51.02%) E-Commerce
2 18 (36.73%) MVC
3 17 (34.69%) C#
4 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (28.57%) .NET
5 13 (26.53%) SQL
6 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET
7 11 (22.45%) Scrum
8 9 (18.37%) SAP
8 9 (18.37%) VB.NET
8 9 (18.37%) Translating Business Requirements
8 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
8 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (16.33%) CSS
9 8 (16.33%) HTML
9 8 (16.33%) jQuery
10 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 6 (12.24%) ERP
11 6 (12.24%) Wireless
11 6 (12.24%) EPoS
11 6 (12.24%) Web Development
11 6 (12.24%) SAP ERP
11 6 (12.24%) HTML5
11 6 (12.24%) Front End Development
12 5 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (10.20%) Web Design
12 5 (10.20%) Struts
12 5 (10.20%) Windows
13 4 (8.16%) VBScript

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 4 (8.16%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.04%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Wireless
2 4 (8.16%) DHCP
2 4 (8.16%) DNS
2 4 (8.16%) LAN
2 4 (8.16%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.12%) Firewall
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.08%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) JIRA
2 2 (4.08%) Selenium
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.04%) Advertising
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) C# Developer
3 14 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 14 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 10 (20.41%) Analyst
5 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (20.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.20%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (10.20%) HTML Developer
6 5 (10.20%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Test Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Test Leader
6 5 (10.20%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) EPoS Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) .NET
2 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET
3 8 (16.33%) CSS
3 8 (16.33%) HTML
3 8 (16.33%) jQuery
4 6 (12.24%) HTML5
5 5 (10.20%) Struts
6 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.08%) Classic ASP
7 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.04%) React
7 1 (2.04%) SAP PI
7 1 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) EPoS
3 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) FMCG
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) E-Commerce
2 18 (36.73%) MVC
3 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.45%) Scrum
5 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
5 9 (18.37%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (12.24%) ERP
6 6 (12.24%) Front End Development
6 6 (12.24%) Web Development
7 5 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (10.20%) Web Design
8 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.12%) DevOps
9 3 (6.12%) Functional Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
10 2 (4.08%) Migration
10 2 (4.08%) Network Management
10 2 (4.08%) SOA
10 2 (4.08%) Test Scripting
10 2 (4.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) C#
2 13 (26.53%) SQL
3 9 (18.37%) VB.NET
4 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.16%) VBScript
6 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.08%) CCNP
3 1 (2.04%) CCDP
3 1 (2.04%) CCNA
3 1 (2.04%) CISSP
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) MCSE
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) SAP
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco
3 4 (8.16%) Dell
3 4 (8.16%) HP
4 2 (4.08%) Meraki
4 2 (4.08%) Palo Alto
4 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
4 2 (4.08%) Sun
5 1 (2.04%) IBM