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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 20 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 20 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.47% 4.48% 8.68%
As % of the General category 17.09% 18.57% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 23
Average daily rate
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£331 £401 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.29% +14.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £550 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £396
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.42 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+32.85% -57.17%
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
117 70 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 37.86% 24.14% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 30 40
Average daily rate £323 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.03% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £200 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £535 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 14
Average hourly rate £10.44 £9.94 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.03% -64.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.14 £9.94 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.85 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Loughborough +2 5 £353 -
Leicester -2 5 £325 -40.90% 6
Retail
East Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 25 (53.19%) E-Commerce
2 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.79%) .NET
4 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
4 13 (27.66%) Scrum
5 12 (25.53%) C#
5 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
6 10 (21.28%) CSS
6 10 (21.28%) HTML
6 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
7 9 (19.15%) MVC
8 8 (17.02%) SQL
8 8 (17.02%) HTML5
8 8 (17.02%) hybris
9 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.77%) XHTML
10 5 (10.64%) JSP
10 5 (10.64%) PHP
10 5 (10.64%) Java
10 5 (10.64%) J2EE
10 5 (10.64%) MySQL
10 5 (10.64%) OO
10 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.64%) Spring
10 5 (10.64%) Symfony
10 5 (10.64%) CSS3
10 5 (10.64%) PHPUnit
10 5 (10.64%) Backbone.js
10 5 (10.64%) Behat

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (8.51%) Apache Solr
2 3 (6.38%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.13%) DNN
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) MySQL
2 5 (10.64%) Big Data
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.13%) DB2
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.13%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.64%) PHPUnit
2 5 (10.64%) Behat
3 3 (6.38%) gulp
4 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) NUnit
4 1 (2.13%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 2 (4.26%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
2 1 (2.13%) Publishing
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.02%) C# Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (10.64%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Hybris Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (10.64%) PHP Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.38%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) .NET
2 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
3 10 (21.28%) CSS
3 10 (21.28%) HTML
4 8 (17.02%) HTML5
5 6 (12.77%) XHTML
6 5 (10.64%) Spring
6 5 (10.64%) Symfony
6 5 (10.64%) JSP
6 5 (10.64%) J2EE
6 5 (10.64%) CSS3
6 5 (10.64%) Backbone.js
6 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
7 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (8.51%) JSTL
8 3 (6.38%) jQuery
8 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.38%) Ionic Framework
9 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (6.38%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.26%) iPad
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
1 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) E-Commerce
2 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.66%) Scrum
4 9 (19.15%) MVC
5 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.64%) OO
6 5 (10.64%) OO PHP
7 4 (8.51%) Kanban
7 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.51%) AOP
8 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.38%) Logistics
8 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.38%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.38%) Change Management
8 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.26%) SEO
9 2 (4.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) C#
2 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.02%) SQL
4 5 (10.64%) PHP
4 5 (10.64%) Java
5 4 (8.51%) VB
5 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.38%) VB6
6 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
1 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) hybris
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) Endeca
4 3 (6.38%) IBM
4 3 (6.38%) HP
4 3 (6.38%) Dell
4 3 (6.38%) EMC
4 3 (6.38%) VMware
4 3 (6.38%) Altiris
5 2 (4.26%) RedPrairie
6 1 (2.13%) DataFlux
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.13%) Trillium
6 1 (2.13%) Informatica
6 1 (2.13%) ATG
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