The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 22 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing Retail 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - - 6.56%
As % of the General category - - 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.39% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £13.87 £6.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +113.38%
Retail
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

General Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.69% 7.62% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 9
Average daily rate £250 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £385 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.06 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £21.94
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.84%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
Telford - - - - 2
Retail
West Midlands

Retail
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ATG
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Omniture
1 1 (100.00%) Endeca
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) hybris
1 1 (100.00%) Demandware
1 1 (100.00%) Fredhopper

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Fredhopper
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ATG
1 1 (100.00%) Omniture
1 1 (100.00%) Endeca
1 1 (100.00%) hybris
1 1 (100.00%) Demandware