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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 14 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Retail 35 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.99% 7.77% 7.02%
As % of the General category 30.97% 28.21% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 11
Average daily rate £283 £424 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +21.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £293 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £26.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +77.05%
Retail
East Midlands

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
113 78 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 38.70% 27.56% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 46 36
Average daily rate £285 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £10.44 £9.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+259.19% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.44 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £18.80 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 9 £425 -17.07% 8
Market Harborough - 1 £275 - 1
Retail
East Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
2 20 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 18 (32.14%) .NET
4 16 (28.57%) SQL
5 15 (26.79%) ASP.NET
6 14 (25.00%) C#
7 13 (23.21%) HTML
7 13 (23.21%) CSS
7 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
7 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (21.43%) HTML5
8 12 (21.43%) CSS3
8 12 (21.43%) MVC
9 11 (19.64%) Windows
9 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
10 10 (17.86%) XHTML
10 10 (17.86%) WCF
10 10 (17.86%) Algorithms
11 8 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 8 (14.29%) PCI DSS
11 8 (14.29%) Project Management
12 7 (12.50%) IBM
12 7 (12.50%) SAN
12 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
12 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
12 7 (12.50%) HP
12 7 (12.50%) Dell
12 7 (12.50%) EMC
12 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
12 7 (12.50%) IIS

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (12.50%) IIS
1 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) CICS
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.79%) Retail-J
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) SAN
1 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) NX-OS
2 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.79%) Adabas
4 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.79%) DB2
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) ReportNet
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.79%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Project Manager
3 13 (23.21%) .NET Developer
3 13 (23.21%) SQL Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Analyst
5 10 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (17.86%) C# Developer
5 10 (17.86%) C# WCF Developer
5 10 (17.86%) WCF Developer
6 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (12.50%) Security Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Business Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce Manager
8 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 4 (7.14%) Project Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) Test Analyst
10 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) .NET
2 15 (26.79%) ASP.NET
3 13 (23.21%) CSS
3 13 (23.21%) HTML
4 12 (21.43%) CSS3
4 12 (21.43%) HTML5
5 10 (17.86%) WCF
5 10 (17.86%) XHTML
6 2 (3.57%) jQuery
6 2 (3.57%) Middleware
7 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.79%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Algorithms
2 7 (12.50%) Clustering
3 5 (8.93%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.79%) iPad
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.36%) MVS
3 3 (5.36%) Unix
3 3 (5.36%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 12 (21.43%) MVC
3 8 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 8 (14.29%) Project Management
4 7 (12.50%) Change Management
4 7 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 7 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.36%) ITIL
8 3 (5.36%) Scrum
8 3 (5.36%) Web Development
9 2 (3.57%) CRM
9 2 (3.57%) ETL
9 2 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) SQL
2 14 (25.00%) C#
3 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.36%) VB
6 2 (3.57%) Java
6 2 (3.57%) JCL
6 2 (3.57%) VB6
7 1 (1.79%) COBOL
7 1 (1.79%) NATURAL
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) CCNP
1 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 7 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 7 (12.50%) SCCM
2 3 (5.36%) CA Wily
2 3 (5.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) Altiris
2 7 (12.50%) Dell
2 7 (12.50%) EMC
2 7 (12.50%) HP
2 7 (12.50%) IBM
2 7 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (5.36%) SAP
4 2 (3.57%) Cognos
4 2 (3.57%) Infor
5 1 (1.79%) ATG
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco
5 1 (1.79%) hybris
5 1 (1.79%) JDA
5 1 (1.79%) Meraki
5 1 (1.79%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.79%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
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