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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 13 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Retail 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.85% 1.03% 3.23%
As % of the General category 13.64% 2.78% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
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£325 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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 £13.89 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-38.26% +12.50%
General Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
22 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 28.21% 37.11% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 4
Average daily rate £350 £290 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -31.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £157 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -16.66%
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 29 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 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Billing
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) VBA
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) Copywriting
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience Design
3 1 (11.11%) Visualforce
3 1 (11.11%) Apex Code
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Billing
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modeller
3 1 (11.11%) Billing Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) Visualforce
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
1 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Use Case
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience Design
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VBA
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Apex Code
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day excellent rate
Posted: 9 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent daily rate
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £290 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago