The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 23 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Retail 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 2.68% 1.33% 5.08%
As % of the General category 12.12% 4.35% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £375 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £20.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -34.95%
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 Solihull region.

General Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
33 23 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 22.15% 30.67% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 19
Median daily rate £325 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -9.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £25.00 £26.74
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.48%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Retail
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Retail.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 4 (100.00%) Arduino
1 4 (100.00%) Home Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Internet of Things
1 4 (100.00%) Raspberry Pi
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) C#

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) ZigBee
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) IoT Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Arduino
1 4 (100.00%) Home Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Internet of Things
1 4 (100.00%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared