The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 68 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 9 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.98% 1.29% 0.88%
As % of the General category 4.11% 5.63% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 3
Average daily rate £493 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £270 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £870 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £26.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +77.05%
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 North East region.

General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
219 142 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 23.75% 22.83% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 96 58
Average daily rate £375 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +191.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.55 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £38.85 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Retail
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the North East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -24 4 £450 +28.57% 12
Durham +5 1 - - 1
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 18 (75.00%) Banking
1 18 (75.00%) Retail Banking
2 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) Kanban
6 3 (12.50%) V-Model
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.33%) SAP
7 2 (8.33%) IBM
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.33%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Billing
7 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.17%) Data Analytics
8 1 (4.17%) Analytics
8 1 (4.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (4.17%) COREP
8 1 (4.17%) FINREP
8 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (4.17%) Augmented Reality

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (4.17%) Infor LN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (75.00%) Banking
1 18 (75.00%) Retail Banking
2 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Billing
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Project Manager
5 4 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Banking Project Manager
6 3 (12.50%) Mortgage Business Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Mortgage Project Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Product Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Product Business Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
8 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce Manager
8 1 (4.17%) ERP Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Functional Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Report Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (4.17%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (4.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Scrum
3 4 (16.67%) Kanban
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.50%) V-Model
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.17%) Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) OCR
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) COREP
1 1 (4.17%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Infor
3 1 (4.17%) ION Trading
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