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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 41 37 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs citing Retail 7 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.49% 2.45% 6.01%
As % of the General category 5.22% 5.91% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 17
Average daily rate
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£300 £396 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £224 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.87 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -
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
134 203 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.57% 41.51% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 135 86
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.08% -15.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +2 6 £353 -10.98% 2
Retail
Wales

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (52.38%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Banking
3 6 (28.57%) MS Office
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
4 5 (23.81%) SAS
4 5 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (23.81%) Retail Banking
4 5 (23.81%) Credit Risk
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) Analytics
6 3 (14.29%) Customer Insight
6 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 3 (14.29%) CRM
7 2 (9.52%) VBA
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
7 2 (9.52%) Java
7 2 (9.52%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
7 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
7 2 (9.52%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (9.52%) Propensity Modelling
7 2 (9.52%) Coaching
8 1 (4.76%) Apache Camel
8 1 (4.76%) Node.js
8 1 (4.76%) CSS3
8 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
8 1 (4.76%) Change Control

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (23.81%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (4.76%) SPSS
4 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) Data Mart
3 1 (4.76%) Base SAS
3 1 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (4.76%) Star Schema
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos Powerplay
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) DTS
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) CRM Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SLA Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Camel
1 1 (4.76%) CSS3
1 1 (4.76%) Backbone.js
1 1 (4.76%) HTML5
1 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
1 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.76%) Spring
1 1 (4.76%) jQuery
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Analytics
2 3 (14.29%) Customer Insight
2 3 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (9.52%) Propensity Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) Coaching
4 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Data Privacy
4 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
4 1 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) VBA
2 2 (9.52%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.76%) Cognos
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