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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 15 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 13 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.44% 2.68% 4.48%
As % of the General category 26.00% 8.89% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £531 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -33.33%
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
50 45 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 24.75% 30.20% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 21
Median daily rate £500 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £840 £581 £548
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 £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

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 1 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 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) B2C
2 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
2 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Retail Banking
2 7 (26.92%) iPad
3 6 (23.08%) CMS
4 5 (19.23%) ATG
5 3 (11.54%) Service Design
5 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (11.54%) Data Management
5 3 (11.54%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
5 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.69%) B2B
6 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
6 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 2 (7.69%) Relational Database

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 (23.08%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
1 1 (3.85%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Big Data
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (26.92%) Banking
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
1 7 (26.92%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce Architect
4 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Web Architect
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL Manager
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL Process Manager
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL Service Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Mortgage Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Process Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Service Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Service Transition Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Transition Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) iPad
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Reinsurance
4 1 (3.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (26.92%) B2C
1 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
2 3 (11.54%) Data Management
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Service Design
2 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
2 3 (11.54%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (7.69%) Analytics
3 2 (7.69%) B2B
3 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.69%) Supply Chain Transformation
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.85%) PMP
1 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) ATG
3 1 (3.85%) Infor
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) SAP