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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
England / Midlands
Rank 14 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Retail 9 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.14% 12.80% 4.76%
As % of the General category 22.50% 31.34% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 3
Median daily rate £506 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.91% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -45.17%

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
40 67 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 31.75% 40.85% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 41 14
Median daily rate £420 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £745 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% +48.00%

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 20 February 2017, 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 6 (26.09%) Finance
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (26.09%) SAP
2 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) Six Sigma
3 4 (17.39%) BPR
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
3 4 (17.39%) ERP
3 4 (17.39%) Lean Six Sigma
3 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
3 4 (17.39%) Coaching
4 3 (13.04%) Logistics
4 3 (13.04%) JIRA
4 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 3 (13.04%) ATG
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow
5 2 (8.70%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.70%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
5 2 (8.70%) SAP Retail
5 2 (8.70%) Magento
5 2 (8.70%) iPad

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 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Magento
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (4.35%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.35%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
2 1 (4.35%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP MDG
2 1 (4.35%) SAP MM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (4.35%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
1 1 (4.35%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
1 1 (4.35%) SAP HANA
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Business Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Business Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Business Process Manager
3 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Process Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (4.35%) IT Director
4 1 (4.35%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) SAP Architect
4 1 (4.35%) SAP Retail Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) COM
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) EDI
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (17.39%) BPR
3 4 (17.39%) Coaching
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
3 4 (17.39%) ERP
3 4 (17.39%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Lean Six Sigma
3 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) Six Sigma
4 3 (13.04%) Logistics
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) ABAP
1 1 (4.35%) C#
1 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) APMP
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) ATG
3 1 (4.35%) Demandware
3 1 (4.35%) hybris
3 1 (4.35%) Infor
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com