The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Leicestershire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 29 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Contract jobs citing Retail 14 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.64% 15.32% 11.16%
As % of the General category 23.33% 46.34% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 33 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £305 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £515 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.45 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-35.80% +12.50%
General Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
60 82 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 19.87% 33.06% 25.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 49 27
Average daily rate £363 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £474 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £15.19 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.15% -24.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Retail
East Midlands

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -5 8 £323 -4.37% 6
Lutterworth - - - - 3
Hinckley - - - -
Retail
East Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 22 (46.81%) E-Commerce
2 11 (23.40%) SQL
3 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
4 9 (19.15%) C#
4 9 (19.15%) .NET
5 8 (17.02%) HTML
5 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
5 8 (17.02%) SAP
5 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.02%) Use Case
6 7 (14.89%) jQuery
6 7 (14.89%) HTML5
7 6 (12.77%) CSS
8 5 (10.64%) C++
8 5 (10.64%) VBScript
8 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
8 5 (10.64%) HP
8 5 (10.64%) ISEB
8 5 (10.64%) JIRA
8 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
8 5 (10.64%) QA
8 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (8.51%) Marketing
9 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.51%) AutoCAD
9 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
9 4 (8.51%) UML
10 3 (6.38%) XHTML
10 3 (6.38%) ADO
10 3 (6.38%) Windows

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2 (4.26%) Apache
1 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) AutoCAD
2 3 (6.38%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.13%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.13%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.13%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) SAP BW
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) JIRA
2 3 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (4.26%) Sahi
3 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (8.51%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Software Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Tester
6 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Database Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Database Developer
7 3 (6.38%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Excel Developer
7 3 (6.38%) SAP Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) .NET
2 8 (17.02%) HTML
3 7 (14.89%) jQuery
3 7 (14.89%) HTML5
4 6 (12.77%) CSS
5 3 (6.38%) XHTML
5 3 (6.38%) ADO
6 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.13%) SOAP
7 1 (2.13%) Web Services
7 1 (2.13%) XML
7 1 (2.13%) SAP XI
7 1 (2.13%) JSON
7 1 (2.13%) Ajax
7 1 (2.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) E-Commerce
2 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.02%) Use Case
3 4 (8.51%) UML
4 3 (6.38%) Logistics
4 3 (6.38%) Scrum
4 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.26%) Data Management
5 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.26%) Migration
5 2 (4.26%) PDM
5 2 (4.26%) CRM
6 1 (2.13%) OO
6 1 (2.13%) Project Management
6 1 (2.13%) MVC
6 1 (2.13%) SOA
6 1 (2.13%) ETL
6 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.13%) ERP
6 1 (2.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) SQL
2 9 (19.15%) C#
3 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.64%) C++
4 5 (10.64%) VBScript
4 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.38%) PHP
6 3 (6.38%) VBA
7 2 (4.26%) C
7 2 (4.26%) ABAP
7 2 (4.26%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) Java
8 1 (2.13%) XAML
8 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) ISEB
1 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
1 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
1 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) SAP
2 5 (10.64%) HP
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) Sage
4 3 (6.38%) IBM
4 3 (6.38%) hybris
5 1 (2.13%) ATG
5 1 (2.13%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) Rackspace
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