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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
Wales / South Wales
Rank 42 66 43
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Contract jobs citing Retail 11 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.09% 0.86% 1.45%
As % of the General category 9.40% 3.68% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Median daily rate £200 £405 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.61% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £288 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £405 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -45.17%

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
117 136 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.24% 23.45% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 111 97
Median daily rate £388 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £54.05 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.99% +260.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £48.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £69.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.44%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +20 5 £200 -50.61%
Newport - 3 - -
Bridgend - 1 £113 - 2
Caerphilly - 1 £263 -
Retail
Wales

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) Coaching
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (23.08%) Avaya
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) MCSE
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) MCITP
4 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
5 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) InterSystems
5 2 (15.38%) Fiorano
5 2 (15.38%) Advertising
5 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) XSLT
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (15.38%) Release Management
5 2 (15.38%) IBM Integration Bus

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (15.38%) JCAPS
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MSBuild
1 1 (7.69%) MSTest
1 1 (7.69%) NUnit
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Deskside Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Deskside Support
1 3 (23.08%) Deskside Support Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Business Integration Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) EPoS Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) EPoS Field Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) PMO Planner
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Business One Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (15.38%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (7.69%) XML Schema
3 1 (7.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Coaching
2 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Data Flow Diagram
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Informatics
4 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (7.69%) Link Building
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCITP
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) HL7
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Control-M
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Avaya
3 2 (15.38%) Fiorano
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) InterSystems
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) SAP