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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 7 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 25 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.84% 6.69% 5.84%
As % of the General category 30.12% 26.76% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 7
Average daily rate
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£338 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £385 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -76.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £13.50 £11.25
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +20.00%
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
83 71 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 32.68% 25.00% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 37
Average daily rate £338 £320 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £243 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 9
Average hourly rate £9.77 £9.88 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% -70.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.53 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £24.35 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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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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 +19 16 £363 +7.40% 3
Loughborough 0 3 £190 -37.70%
Lutterworth - - - -
Coalville - - - -
Hinckley - - - - 1
Retail
East Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 19 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Finance
3 8 (21.05%) DB2
3 8 (21.05%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) WebSphere
4 7 (18.42%) Linux
5 6 (15.79%) UNIX
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle
5 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.16%) IT Governance
6 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
6 5 (13.16%) SQL
6 5 (13.16%) MS Office
6 5 (13.16%) SAS
7 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
7 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
7 4 (10.53%) Java
7 4 (10.53%) Marketing
7 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.53%) hybris
8 3 (7.89%) Puppet
8 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
8 3 (7.89%) Vagrant
8 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (7.89%) Ansible
8 3 (7.89%) DevOps
8 3 (7.89%) OpenStack

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 8 (21.05%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.16%) SAS
3 3 (7.89%) OpenStack
3 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.89%) CICS
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) VoIP
2 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) DB2
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) Adabas
3 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) QlikView
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) OLAP
4 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Business Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Hybris Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Mainframe Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Support Technician
7 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.26%) Coordinator
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Test Coordinator
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) XHTML
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.26%) CSS
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
1 2 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
1 3 (7.89%) Mainframe
1 3 (7.89%) EPoS
2 2 (5.26%) VSAM
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Linux
3 6 (15.79%) UNIX
4 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.16%) IT Governance
4 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.26%) Scrum
6 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Analytics
7 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.63%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (2.63%) Time Management
7 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.63%) ERP
7 1 (2.63%) ETL
7 1 (2.63%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) COBOL
3 3 (7.89%) JCL
4 2 (5.26%) NATURAL
4 2 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
1 3 (7.89%) Vagrant
1 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.89%) Ansible
2 2 (5.26%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) VMware
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) hybris
4 3 (7.89%) Rackspace
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco
4 3 (7.89%) IBM
5 2 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) Google
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