The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Solihull region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 13 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 2.74% - 3.23%
As % of the General category 10.00% - 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.45 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-35.80% +12.50%
General Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 27.40% 34.83% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 5
Average daily rate £378 £290 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.17% -31.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £156 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Retail
West Midlands

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 22 July 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 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) VBA
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (20.00%) Billing
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) Copywriting
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience Design

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) VBA Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Billing Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Excel Developer
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) UML
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Use Case
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience Design
2 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) VBA
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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