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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 18 28 7
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing Retail 25 14 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.23% 4.65% 14.92%
As % of the General category 22.94% 23.33% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 32
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£310 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £247 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £380 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £13.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+24.19% -38.26%
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
109 60 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 40.22% 19.93% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 24 48
Average daily rate £310 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £242 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 3
Average hourly rate £10.44 £10.00 £15.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% -34.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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 +5 6 £350 +8.44% 9
Loughborough - 3 £353 - 1
Retail
East Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 24 (52.17%) E-Commerce
2 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (32.61%) .NET
4 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
4 13 (28.26%) C#
5 12 (26.09%) Scrum
6 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
6 11 (23.91%) CSS
7 10 (21.74%) HTML
7 10 (21.74%) MVC
8 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
8 9 (19.57%) SQL
9 8 (17.39%) HTML5
10 7 (15.22%) hybris
10 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (13.04%) XHTML
12 5 (10.87%) JSP
12 5 (10.87%) VB
12 5 (10.87%) Java
12 5 (10.87%) J2EE
12 5 (10.87%) CSS3
12 5 (10.87%) Spring
13 4 (8.70%) AOP
13 4 (8.70%) Endeca
13 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (8.70%) JSTL
13 4 (8.70%) Apache Solr
13 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (8.70%) Inversion of Control

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 4 (8.70%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.17%) JBoss
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.17%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.52%) Big Data
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.17%) DB2
5 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.17%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.52%) PHPUnit
2 3 (6.52%) Behat
2 3 (6.52%) gulp
3 2 (4.35%) NUnit
4 1 (2.17%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.17%) Selenium
4 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Publishing
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) .NET Developer
3 9 (19.57%) C# Developer
3 9 (19.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Project Manager
5 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Hybris Developer
7 4 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.52%) PHP Developer
8 3 (6.52%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.35%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Server Administrator
9 2 (4.35%) VB6 Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Data Migration Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) .NET
2 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
3 11 (23.91%) CSS
4 10 (21.74%) HTML
5 8 (17.39%) HTML5
6 6 (13.04%) XHTML
7 5 (10.87%) Spring
7 5 (10.87%) JSP
7 5 (10.87%) J2EE
7 5 (10.87%) CSS3
8 4 (8.70%) jQuery
8 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (8.70%) JSTL
9 3 (6.52%) Symfony
9 3 (6.52%) Web Services
9 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (6.52%) Backbone.js
9 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.52%) Ionic Framework
10 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (6.52%) EPoS
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) E-Commerce
2 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.09%) Scrum
4 10 (21.74%) MVC
5 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.70%) OO
6 4 (8.70%) AOP
6 4 (8.70%) Kanban
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.52%) Logistics
7 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.52%) Migration
7 3 (6.52%) OO PHP
8 2 (4.35%) People Management
8 2 (4.35%) Information Security
8 2 (4.35%) SEO
8 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.35%) ETL
8 2 (4.35%) Project Management
8 2 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) C#
2 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
2 9 (19.57%) SQL
3 5 (10.87%) VB
3 5 (10.87%) Java
4 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.52%) VB6
5 3 (6.52%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) hybris
2 4 (8.70%) Endeca
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) RedPrairie
5 1 (2.17%) DataFlux
5 1 (2.17%) Informatica
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) Trillium
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