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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 22 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.28% - 1.56%
As % of the General category 2.94% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -45.17%

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
68 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 43.59% 27.73% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 4
Median daily rate £375 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £273 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) JIRA
2 7 (87.50%) TeamCity
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
2 7 (87.50%) Node.js
2 7 (87.50%) CSS3
2 7 (87.50%) Highcharts JS
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 7 (87.50%) Analytics
2 7 (87.50%) Protractor
3 6 (75.00%) HipChat
3 6 (75.00%) Sass
3 6 (75.00%) Jasmine
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (75.00%) Confluence
4 3 (37.50%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) JIRA
1 7 (87.50%) Protractor
1 7 (87.50%) TeamCity
2 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) UI Developer
2 2 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (25.00%) HTML Developer
2 2 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) CSS3
1 7 (87.50%) Highcharts JS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) HTML5
1 7 (87.50%) Node.js
2 6 (75.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA