The first 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 11 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 South Wales 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 51 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Contract jobs citing Retail 12 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.85% 3.58% 6.78%
As % of the General category 5.29% 9.86% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 28
Average daily rate
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£503 £393 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.86% -4.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £330 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.55% +25.00%
General Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
227 142 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 35.09% 36.32% 41.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 98 134
Average daily rate £375 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £23.75 £10.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.19% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £10.10 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £10.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Retail
Wales

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 -10 12 £503 +25.62% 5
Newport - - - -
Retail
Wales

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (73.91%) Finance
2 16 (69.57%) Banking
3 15 (65.22%) Retail Banking
4 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (30.43%) Project Management
6 5 (21.74%) Change Management
7 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) QA
7 3 (13.04%) APMP
8 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
8 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.70%) Internet
8 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
8 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
9 1 (4.35%) Logistics
9 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (4.35%) WinForms
9 1 (4.35%) Teradata
9 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
9 1 (4.35%) C#
9 1 (4.35%) ISEB
9 1 (4.35%) VB
9 1 (4.35%) .NET
9 1 (4.35%) MS Office

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
General
1 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 16 (69.57%) Banking
3 15 (65.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Project Manager
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Business Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) PMO Assistant
4 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Change Management
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Logistics
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.35%) UML
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Use Case
6 1 (4.35%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VB
2 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) APMP
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Teradata
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