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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 11 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing Retail 21 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 8.79% 5.11% 7.30%
As % of the General category 26.58% 18.18% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 9
Average daily rate
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£369 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.90% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £241 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £361 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +13.04%
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
79 88 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 33.05% 28.12% 30.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 43
Average daily rate £340 £296 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.76% -5.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £163 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 6
Average hourly rate £9.10 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.12% -28.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.46%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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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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 +20 15 £375 +11.11% 7
Lutterworth - - - -
Coalville - - - -
Retail
East Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 19 (54.29%) E-Commerce
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
2 8 (22.86%) Windows
3 7 (20.00%) DB2
3 7 (20.00%) Finance
3 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) Oracle
4 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
4 6 (17.14%) Linux
5 5 (14.29%) UNIX
5 5 (14.29%) SAS
5 5 (14.29%) IT Governance
6 4 (11.43%) Marketing
6 4 (11.43%) hybris
6 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
6 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
6 4 (11.43%) SQL
7 3 (8.57%) C#
7 3 (8.57%) HTML
7 3 (8.57%) Java
7 3 (8.57%) MS Office
7 3 (8.57%) .NET
7 3 (8.57%) CSS
7 3 (8.57%) Cisco
7 3 (8.57%) VoIP
7 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
7 3 (8.57%) UML

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 5 (14.29%) SAS
2 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.57%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.71%) CICS
4 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) VoIP
1 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) DB2
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.71%) Adabas
4 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) QlikView
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Hybris Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Mainframe Developer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Architect
6 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) HTML
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
1 3 (8.57%) CSS
1 3 (8.57%) HTML5
2 2 (5.71%) XHTML
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
1 3 (8.57%) EPoS
2 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.71%) VSAM
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 5 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) E-Commerce
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.29%) IT Governance
4 3 (8.57%) Use Case
4 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.57%) UML
4 3 (8.57%) DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) Line Management
5 2 (5.71%) Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) Scrum
5 2 (5.71%) PDM
5 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Data Management
5 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.86%) Logistics
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C#
2 3 (8.57%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) COBOL
3 2 (5.71%) NATURAL
3 2 (5.71%) JCL
4 1 (2.86%) VB6
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Puppet
1 3 (8.57%) Vagrant
1 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.57%) Ansible
2 2 (5.71%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) VMware
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) hybris
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) Rackspace
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) IBM
5 2 (5.71%) SAP
6 1 (2.86%) Google
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