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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 65 64 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.32% 1.35% 2.66%
As % of the General category 1.57% 5.30% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 12
Median daily rate £313 £405 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.83% -0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £400 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
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
127 151 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.13% 25.46% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 131 108
Median daily rate £425 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +10.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £16.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.40 £19.56 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +11 2 £313 -22.83% 1
Retail
Wales

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Retail.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Informatics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) MSTest
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSTest
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (25.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle