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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 19 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Retail 20 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.37% 7.79% 5.05%
As % of the General category 25.32% 26.67% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 7
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£425 £335 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -25.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £235 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £18.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.05% -17.77%
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 90 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 25.16% 29.22% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 49 21
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £145 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 9
Average hourly rate £10.61 £12.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.16% -39.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £8.63 £15.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.09 £35.00 £30.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +10 9 £456 +52.08% 4
Lutterworth - 1 £550 -
Loughborough - - - - 1
Retail
East Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 16 (34.78%) E-Commerce
2 10 (21.74%) Project Management
3 9 (19.57%) Finance
3 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (19.57%) Logistics
4 8 (17.39%) Windows
4 8 (17.39%) WebSphere
5 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
5 7 (15.22%) Supplier Management
6 6 (13.04%) Programme Management
6 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 6 (13.04%) SAP
7 5 (10.87%) SQL
7 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
7 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.70%) EPoS
8 4 (8.70%) MS Office
8 4 (8.70%) DB2
9 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
9 3 (6.52%) .NET
9 3 (6.52%) C#
9 3 (6.52%) COBOL
9 3 (6.52%) Java
9 3 (6.52%) Linux
9 3 (6.52%) IBM
9 3 (6.52%) CICS
9 3 (6.52%) Active Directory

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 8 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.52%) CICS
3 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.17%) SAS
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) DNN
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP CO
1 2 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (4.35%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (2.17%) DHCP
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
3 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) DB2
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.35%) Adabas
5 1 (2.17%) OLAP
5 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) CruiseControl
1 1 (2.17%) NUnit
1 1 (2.17%) Selenium
1 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Project Manager
3 8 (17.39%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Programme Manager
4 7 (15.22%) Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Portfolio Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Mainframe Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) SAP Manager
7 2 (4.35%) UAT Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Technician
7 2 (4.35%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) SAP Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) WCF
3 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.17%) MDX
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (2.17%) jQuery
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) EPoS
2 3 (6.52%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) VSAM
3 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.35%) UNIX
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) E-Commerce
2 10 (21.74%) Project Management
3 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (19.57%) Logistics
4 7 (15.22%) Supplier Management
5 6 (13.04%) Programme Management
5 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
5 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.52%) MVC
9 2 (4.35%) Project Governance
9 2 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.35%) ERP
10 1 (2.17%) ETL
10 1 (2.17%) OO
10 1 (2.17%) BPR
10 1 (2.17%) CAD
10 1 (2.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) C#
2 3 (6.52%) COBOL
2 3 (6.52%) Java
2 3 (6.52%) JCL
3 2 (4.35%) NATURAL
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) SAP
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) IBM
3 3 (6.52%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) RedPrairie
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
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