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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 15 18 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing Retail 27 24 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.00% 7.95% 17.60%
As % of the General category 24.11% 36.36% 50.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 37
Average daily rate
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£310 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £468 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-46.77% +12.72%
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
112 66 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 37.33% 21.85% 34.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 28 53
Average daily rate £305 £358 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.68% -10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £249 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 5
Average hourly rate £10.44 £10.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% -54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.11
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%

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 7 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 7 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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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 10 £350 -20.04% 2
Loughborough -3 1 £353 -6.00%
Retail
East Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 7 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 23 (45.10%) E-Commerce
2 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (29.41%) .NET
4 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
4 13 (25.49%) C#
4 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
5 12 (23.53%) Scrum
6 11 (21.57%) CSS
6 11 (21.57%) SQL
7 10 (19.61%) HTML
7 10 (19.61%) MVC
8 8 (15.69%) HTML5
9 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
9 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (13.73%) hybris
9 7 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (11.76%) XHTML
11 5 (9.80%) JSP
11 5 (9.80%) Java
11 5 (9.80%) VB
11 5 (9.80%) J2EE
11 5 (9.80%) Spring
11 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (9.80%) CSS3
12 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (7.84%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (7.84%) Apache Solr
12 4 (7.84%) Kanban
12 4 (7.84%) Endeca
12 4 (7.84%) Logistics

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (7.84%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.96%) JBoss
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.96%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.92%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (3.92%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.96%) DB2
5 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.96%) Big Data
5 1 (1.96%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.92%) NUnit
3 1 (1.96%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.96%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.96%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.96%) Behat
3 1 (1.96%) gulp
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
1 3 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Legal
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.96%) Publishing
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) .NET Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Project Manager
4 9 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 9 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (15.69%) Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Hybris Developer
8 4 (7.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) DBA
9 3 (5.88%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (5.88%) SQL DBA
10 2 (3.92%) SAP Manager
10 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
10 2 (3.92%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.92%) SQL Data Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) SAP Project Manager
10 2 (3.92%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) .NET
2 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
3 11 (21.57%) CSS
4 10 (19.61%) HTML
5 8 (15.69%) HTML5
6 6 (11.76%) XHTML
7 5 (9.80%) Spring
7 5 (9.80%) JSP
7 5 (9.80%) J2EE
7 5 (9.80%) CSS3
8 4 (7.84%) jQuery
8 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (7.84%) JSTL
9 3 (5.88%) Web Services
10 2 (3.92%) XML
10 2 (3.92%) WCF
10 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (1.96%) Ionic Framework
11 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (5.88%) EPoS
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) E-Commerce
2 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (23.53%) Scrum
4 10 (19.61%) MVC
5 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.84%) Project Management
6 4 (7.84%) Logistics
6 4 (7.84%) AOP
6 4 (7.84%) Kanban
7 3 (5.88%) Project Governance
7 3 (5.88%) Migration
7 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.92%) People Management
8 2 (3.92%) SEO
8 2 (3.92%) OO
8 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.92%) ETL
8 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) C#
2 11 (21.57%) SQL
3 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.80%) Java
4 5 (9.80%) VB
5 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.88%) VB6
7 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) hybris
2 4 (7.84%) Endeca
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.88%) SAP
4 2 (3.92%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.96%) Trillium
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.96%) Informatica
5 1 (1.96%) DataFlux
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