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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 42 55 31
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs citing Retail 23 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.92% 1.84% 3.27%
As % of the General category 14.02% 5.45% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 11
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£353 £500 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.40% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-46.77% +12.72%
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
164 220 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.99% 33.79% 35.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 160 90
Average daily rate £356 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £208 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £23.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.38% +126.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -6.12%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +13 23 £353 -29.40% 5
Retail
Wales

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 22 (75.86%) Finance
2 21 (72.41%) Banking
3 12 (41.38%) Retail Banking
4 9 (31.03%) ISEB
5 8 (27.59%) Project Management
6 7 (24.14%) AS400
6 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
7 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) MS Office
8 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.90%) Migration
8 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.90%) Credit Risk
9 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Mule
9 1 (3.45%) Base SAS
9 1 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 1 (3.45%) FMCG
9 1 (3.45%) Product Management
9 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (3.45%) Customer Insight
9 1 (3.45%) Analytics
9 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
9 1 (3.45%) Apache Camel
9 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.45%) Data Privacy
9 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (3.45%) People Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1 (3.45%) SAS
1 1 (3.45%) Mule
1 1 (3.45%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) SPSS
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.45%) Base SAS
1 1 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
General
1 22 (75.86%) Finance
2 21 (72.41%) Banking
3 12 (41.38%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Project Manager
1 7 (24.14%) Tester
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Project Assistant
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Business Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.45%) Spring
1 1 (3.45%) Spring MVC
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) AS400
2 2 (6.90%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.45%) FMCG
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Project Management
2 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Product Management
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.45%) Customer Insight
5 1 (3.45%) Analytics
5 1 (3.45%) Data Privacy
5 1 (3.45%) People Management
5 1 (3.45%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Data Management
5 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) MVC
5 1 (3.45%) Validation
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C#
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
1 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) ISEB
2 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
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