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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 25 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Retail 13 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.48% 8.71% 9.29%
As % of the General category 18.57% 29.03% 35.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 11
Average daily rate
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£401 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £247 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £466 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £29.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-57.17% +65.71%
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
70 93 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 24.14% 30.00% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 24
Average daily rate £363 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £122 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 1
Average hourly rate £9.94 £28.00 £13.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.50% +113.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -24.13%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +3 8 £550 +83.33% 4
Lutterworth - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Retail
East Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (51.22%) E-Commerce
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) Use Case
3 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
4 6 (14.63%) Marketing
5 5 (12.20%) JIRA
5 5 (12.20%) ISTQB
5 5 (12.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (12.20%) SAP
5 5 (12.20%) C++
5 5 (12.20%) HTML
5 5 (12.20%) VBScript
5 5 (12.20%) CSS
5 5 (12.20%) HP
5 5 (12.20%) ISEB
6 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Finance
6 4 (9.76%) Windows
6 4 (9.76%) Linux
6 4 (9.76%) UML
6 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.76%) C#
6 4 (9.76%) .NET
6 4 (9.76%) HTML5
6 4 (9.76%) QA
6 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.32%) Logistics
7 3 (7.32%) jQuery
7 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (7.32%) SAS
1 3 (7.32%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) DB2
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) JIRA
2 3 (7.32%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.88%) Sahi
General
1 6 (14.63%) Marketing
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Analyst
2 15 (36.59%) Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Tester
4 4 (9.76%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Database Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Excel Developer
5 3 (7.32%) SAP Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Database Developer
5 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Hybris Developer
6 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) HTML
1 5 (12.20%) CSS
2 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) HTML5
3 3 (7.32%) XHTML
3 3 (7.32%) jQuery
3 3 (7.32%) ADO
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.44%) SOAP
5 1 (2.44%) Web Services
5 1 (2.44%) XML
5 1 (2.44%) Ajax
5 1 (2.44%) JSON
5 1 (2.44%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) E-Commerce
2 8 (19.51%) Use Case
3 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
3 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.76%) UML
4 3 (7.32%) IT Governance
4 3 (7.32%) Logistics
4 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
4 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.32%) DevOps
5 2 (4.88%) Data Management
5 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.88%) Scrum
5 2 (4.88%) PDM
6 1 (2.44%) Migration
6 1 (2.44%) ERP
6 1 (2.44%) ETL
6 1 (2.44%) Project Management
6 1 (2.44%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.20%) C++
3 5 (12.20%) VBScript
4 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.76%) C#
5 3 (7.32%) VBA
6 2 (4.88%) VB
6 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.88%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) Java
7 1 (2.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) ISEB
1 5 (12.20%) ISTQB
1 5 (12.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Puppet
1 3 (7.32%) Vagrant
1 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) SAP
1 5 (12.20%) HP
2 3 (7.32%) Sage
2 3 (7.32%) IBM
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) VMware
2 3 (7.32%) hybris
2 3 (7.32%) Rackspace
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) ATG
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Ashdown IT
Rate: From £250 to £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 10 days ago