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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 46 42 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -33
Contract jobs citing Retail 18 4 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.28% 1.00% 11.49%
As % of the General category 13.53% 3.03% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 40
Average daily rate
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£419 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £450 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £13.50 £11.25
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +20.00%
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
133 132 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 24.27% 32.92% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 77 102
Average daily rate £365 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £6.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +146.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +2 18 £419 -6.94% 10
Retail
Wales

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 17 (44.74%) Banking
3 14 (36.84%) SQL
4 11 (28.95%) Retail Banking
5 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (18.42%) SAS
7 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 6 (15.79%) Project Management
8 5 (13.16%) Credit Risk
8 5 (13.16%) HTML
8 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
8 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
8 5 (13.16%) CSS
9 4 (10.53%) MS Office
9 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
9 4 (10.53%) CCA
9 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
9 4 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
10 3 (7.89%) Logistics
10 3 (7.89%) HTML5
10 3 (7.89%) CSS3
10 3 (7.89%) Analytics
10 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
10 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
10 3 (7.89%) Mainframe
10 3 (7.89%) Data Mining
10 3 (7.89%) Java

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.42%) SAS
2 2 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (2.63%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (2.63%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Cognos Powerplay
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) DTS
4 1 (2.63%) Star Schema
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 17 (44.74%) Banking
3 11 (28.95%) Retail Banking
4 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
5 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.63%) Front Office
6 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Analyst
2 12 (31.58%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Lead Business Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Test Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.26%) CRM Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Business Architect
8 1 (2.63%) SLA Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) HTML
1 5 (13.16%) CSS
2 3 (7.89%) HTML5
2 3 (7.89%) CSS3
2 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) XHTML
3 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.63%) WCF
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.63%) WinForms
4 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Credit Risk
2 3 (7.89%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Open Source
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
2 6 (15.79%) Project Management
3 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
3 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) Logistics
4 3 (7.89%) Analytics
5 2 (5.26%) CRM
5 2 (5.26%) Propensity Modelling
5 2 (5.26%) Customer Insight
5 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (5.26%) Web Development
5 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.26%) Coaching
6 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.89%) Java
4 2 (5.26%) PHP
4 2 (5.26%) VBA
4 2 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) CCA
2 1 (2.63%) APMP
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Teradata
2 1 (2.63%) Cognos
2 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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