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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 10 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.33% 0.94% 3.28%
As % of the General category 10.53% 2.13% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
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£350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.17 £16.20 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-24.86% +1.25%
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
19 47 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 31.67% 44.34% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 1
Average daily rate £363 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
1 1 (25.00%) Base SAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modeller
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Use Case
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
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