The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Middlesex 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 24 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 4 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.60% 1.46% 3.17%
As % of the General category 5.13% 5.66% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate £350 £381 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +0.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £356 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £406 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £389 £383
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
78 53 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 31.20% 25.73% 28.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 49
Average daily rate £350 £338 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £453 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Retail
South East

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Middlesex region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Middlesex region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (16.67%) SAP CRM
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Retail
4 2 (16.67%) SAP HANA
5 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
5 1 (8.33%) Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Banking
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) FMCG
5 1 (8.33%) UAG
5 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) SAS
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) DSL
5 1 (8.33%) Military
5 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (8.33%) Publishing
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Electronics
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (8.33%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP CRM
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
1 1 (8.33%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SAP HANA
2 1 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Military
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Implementation Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Hardware Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) UAG
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (16.67%) SAP