The 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 27 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.32% 0.54% 4.10%
As % of the General category 3.92% 2.63% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate £500 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £398
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +56.62%
Retail
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

General Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
51 38 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 33.77% 20.65% 34.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 33
Average daily rate £423 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £313 £459
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 12
Average hourly rate £44.00 £45.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% +7.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 5 February 2016.

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 24 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) FMCG
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Implementation Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Rollout Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Rollout Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Digital Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Web Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Web Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) SAP