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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 57 48 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -27
Contract jobs citing Retail 19 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.08% 1.23% 4.89%
As % of the General category 10.22% 6.73% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £513 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% -12.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £463 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.89 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+22.39% -49.49%
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
186 104 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.39% 18.31% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 57 59
Average daily rate £415 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £469 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 5
Average hourly rate £12.93 £17.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.14% +59.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.68 £13.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £36.80 £13.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the North East region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 August 2015. 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
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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 -12 14 £475 - 7
Durham - 4 £325 -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 16 (57.14%) Finance
1 16 (57.14%) Banking
2 15 (53.57%) Retail Banking
3 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) ERP
6 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (7.14%) LESS
7 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
7 2 (7.14%) SAP HANA
7 2 (7.14%) Backbone.js
7 2 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (7.14%) MVC
7 2 (7.14%) SAP ERP
7 2 (7.14%) jQuery
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (7.14%) MVVM
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 2 (7.14%) MS Office
7 2 (7.14%) SAP
7 2 (7.14%) CSS
7 2 (7.14%) MCP
7 2 (7.14%) Windows
7 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) ATM
1 1 (3.57%) LAN
1 1 (3.57%) VoIP
1 1 (3.57%) WAN
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
1 16 (57.14%) Banking
2 15 (53.57%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Business Architect
6 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Business Process Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Payments Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) CSS
1 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 2 (7.14%) jQuery
1 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
1 2 (7.14%) Backbone.js
1 2 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (7.14%) LESS
1 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.57%) Cybercrime
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) EPoS
3 1 (3.57%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
3 3 (10.71%) ERP
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) MVVM
4 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Test Management
5 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
5 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.57%) Test Planning
5 1 (3.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) MCP
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Dell
3 1 (3.57%) Apple
3 1 (3.57%) TSYS