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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 56 61 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -32
Contract jobs citing Retail 6 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.21% 0.51% 3.72%
As % of the General category 6.19% 1.53% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 12
Average daily rate
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£280 £325 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -21.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £325 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £325 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +33.33%
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
97 196 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.60% 33.39% 39.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 125 91
Average daily rate £375 £375 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £204 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.25 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £27.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £27.50 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +16 5 £356 - 4
Newport - 1 £200 - 1
Retail
Wales

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) MS Office
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Retail Banking
4 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk
4 2 (14.29%) Customer Insight
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (14.29%) ISEB
4 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) SAS
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) AS400
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
5 1 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.14%) MS Project
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) Java

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) Mule ESB
2 1 (7.14%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
3 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.14%) Base SAS
2 1 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Miner
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) CRM Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Assistant
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
1 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.14%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Customer Insight
1 2 (14.29%) Analytics
1 2 (14.29%) CRM
1 2 (14.29%) Project Management
1 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.14%) Scrum
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) MVC
2 1 (7.14%) CHAID
2 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
2 1 (7.14%) Propensity Modelling
2 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
2 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £470.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago