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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 4 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing Retail 26 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.29% 3.23% 7.42%
As % of the General category 38.81% 14.29% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £263 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £6.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.96 £30.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +71.83%
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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
67 49 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 36.81% 22.58% 36.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 28
Average daily rate £450 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £555 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £6.50 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+469.23% -78.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 33 (86.84%) E-Commerce
2 24 (63.16%) ATG
3 23 (60.53%) UML
3 23 (60.53%) Workflow
4 7 (18.42%) hybris
4 7 (18.42%) iPad
4 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (18.42%) CRM
4 7 (18.42%) Business Analysis
5 6 (15.79%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (15.79%) Degree
5 6 (15.79%) JIRA
5 6 (15.79%) Use Case
5 6 (15.79%) Scrum
5 6 (15.79%) B2C
5 6 (15.79%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
7 2 (5.26%) Finance
8 1 (2.63%) RedPrairie
8 1 (2.63%) Migration
8 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.63%) Cognos
8 1 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.63%) SAP
8 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.63%) FMCG
8 1 (2.63%) Billing
8 1 (2.63%) Logistics
8 1 (2.63%) SAP Retail

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Retail
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (89.47%) Analyst
2 33 (86.84%) Business Analyst
3 16 (42.11%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) SAP Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) CRM Manager
6 1 (2.63%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) CRM Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Billing Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) iPad
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) E-Commerce
2 23 (60.53%) UML
2 23 (60.53%) Workflow
3 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (18.42%) CRM
3 7 (18.42%) Business Analysis
4 6 (15.79%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (15.79%) Use Case
4 6 (15.79%) Scrum
4 6 (15.79%) B2C
4 6 (15.79%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (2.63%) Migration
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.63%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) ATG
2 7 (18.42%) hybris
3 1 (2.63%) RedPrairie
3 1 (2.63%) Cognos
3 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.63%) SAP
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