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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 9 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 21 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.99% 7.41% 11.46%
As % of the General category 29.58% 21.88% 36.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 3
Median daily rate £500 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -3.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £17.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +43.75%
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
71 64 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 37.17% 33.86% 31.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 25 19
Median daily rate £550 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £325 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 September 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 19 (52.78%) SAP
2 18 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (47.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (41.67%) TOGAF
6 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 14 (38.89%) SQL
7 13 (36.11%) Business Analysis
8 12 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
8 12 (33.33%) Data Management
8 12 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
8 12 (33.33%) Document Management
8 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (33.33%) Integration Testing
8 12 (33.33%) Infor
8 12 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 12 (33.33%) Skype for Business
8 12 (33.33%) Office 365
8 12 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (33.33%) Yammer
8 12 (33.33%) SDLC
8 12 (33.33%) .NET
8 12 (33.33%) Oracle
8 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 12 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 12 (33.33%) CRM
8 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 12 (33.33%) Windows

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 12 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 12 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (8.33%) SAP Retail
3 2 (5.56%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.78%) Magento
4 1 (2.78%) SAP MII
4 1 (2.78%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (33.33%) Office 365
2 12 (33.33%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (11.11%) Big Data
3 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Consultant
2 10 (27.78%) Architect
3 7 (19.44%) CRM Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) CRM Technical Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (19.44%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) CRM Architect
4 5 (13.89%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Dynamics CRM Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Migration Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) SAP Retail Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (19.44%) COM
3 5 (13.89%) Web Services
4 3 (8.33%) EDI
5 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) EPoS
2 2 (5.56%) iPad
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (47.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (41.67%) TOGAF
5 13 (36.11%) Business Analysis
6 12 (33.33%) Case Management
6 12 (33.33%) CRM
6 12 (33.33%) Data Management
6 12 (33.33%) Document Management
6 12 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 12 (33.33%) SDLC
6 12 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 12 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (13.89%) Logistics
7 5 (13.89%) Presales
8 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.11%) Migration
9 3 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) Scrum
9 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 12 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) SAP
2 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 12 (33.33%) Infor
3 12 (33.33%) Oracle
3 12 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.56%) ATG
5 1 (2.78%) BT
5 1 (2.78%) Wonderware