The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 18 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Retail 9 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.66% 1.84% 7.78%
As % of the General category 18.37% 5.77% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £500 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £22.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year
-40.34% -46.01%
Retail
England

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

General Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
49 52 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 25.39% 31.90% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 15
Median daily rate £500 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £262 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.06 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Retail.

1 12 (37.50%) Oracle
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) Finance
3 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 7 (21.88%) Data Management
3 7 (21.88%) Zachman Framework
3 7 (21.88%) TOGAF
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) SAP
3 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
3 7 (21.88%) B2C
3 7 (21.88%) Retail Banking
3 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (21.88%) iPad
3 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 6 (18.75%) CMS
5 5 (15.63%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (15.63%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
5 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
5 5 (15.63%) CRM
5 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
5 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (15.63%) Windows
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (15.63%) C#
5 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
5 5 (15.63%) .NET

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.75%) CMS
2 5 (15.63%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (15.63%) Office 365
1 5 (15.63%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.25%) Big Data
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (21.88%) Banking
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
1 7 (21.88%) Retail Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Architect
2 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce Architect
4 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Web Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) CRM Technical Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL Process Manager
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL Service Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Mortgage Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Service Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Service Transition Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) COM
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (21.88%) iPad
2 2 (6.25%) Reinsurance
3 1 (3.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) B2C
2 7 (21.88%) Data Management
2 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
2 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (21.88%) TOGAF
2 7 (21.88%) Zachman Framework
3 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.63%) Case Management
4 5 (15.63%) CRM
4 5 (15.63%) Document Management
4 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
4 5 (15.63%) SDLC
5 4 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) Service Design
6 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.25%) Supply Chain Transformation
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.13%) PMP
1 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) SAP
3 5 (15.63%) ATG
3 5 (15.63%) Infor
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Salesforce.com