The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 50 32 20
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Contract jobs citing Retail 8 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.54% 2.93% 7.16%
As % of the General category 5.13% 7.14% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 25
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£361 £396 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% -3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £223 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.87 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +44.18%
Retail
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

General Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
156 168 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.06% 40.98% 33.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 111 92
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.25 £11.45 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.92% -21.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Retail
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -12 8 £361 -8.77% 11
Retail
Wales

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 17 (54.84%) Banking
2 15 (48.39%) Finance
3 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) Retail Banking
4 8 (25.81%) SAS
5 6 (19.35%) Project Management
5 6 (19.35%) MS Office
5 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (19.35%) Credit Risk
6 5 (16.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
7 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.90%) CCA
7 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
7 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.90%) Analytics
8 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
8 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
8 3 (9.68%) HTML5
8 3 (9.68%) CSS3
8 3 (9.68%) Customer Insight
8 3 (9.68%) CRM
8 3 (9.68%) CSS
8 3 (9.68%) HTML
8 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
9 2 (6.45%) Java
9 2 (6.45%) VBA
9 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
9 2 (6.45%) Data Mining

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (25.81%) SAS
2 2 (6.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Office
2 5 (16.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (3.23%) SPSS
4 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.23%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (3.23%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) Data Mart
3 1 (3.23%) Base SAS
3 1 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (3.23%) Star Schema
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) Cognos Powerplay
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) DTS
General
1 17 (54.84%) Banking
2 15 (48.39%) Finance
3 9 (29.03%) Retail Banking
4 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Analyst
2 13 (41.94%) Business Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Lead Business Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) CRM Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Product Owner
7 1 (3.23%) SLA Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.23%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
1 3 (9.68%) HTML5
1 3 (9.68%) CSS3
1 3 (9.68%) CSS
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
2 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Project Management
1 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
2 4 (12.90%) Analytics
3 3 (9.68%) Customer Insight
3 3 (9.68%) CRM
4 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.45%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (6.45%) Coaching
4 2 (6.45%) Propensity Modelling
5 1 (3.23%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (3.23%) User Stories
5 1 (3.23%) Data Privacy
5 1 (3.23%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) VBA
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) CCA
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.23%) Cognos
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Cardiff
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Cardiff
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £445 per day
Posted: 26 days ago