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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 32 36 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Contract jobs citing Retail 27 12 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.64% 2.71% 10.54%
As % of the General category 17.42% 8.00% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 42
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£423 £396 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.69% -4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £280 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £400 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -8.57%
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
155 150 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.63% 33.86% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 116 119
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £77.50 £13.58 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+470.90% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £9.45 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £131.50 £16.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -29.20%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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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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 0 21 £425 +7.32% 3
Torfaen - 3 £390 -
Newport - 2 £400 -
Retail
Wales

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 18 (46.15%) Banking
3 12 (30.77%) Retail Banking
3 12 (30.77%) SQL
4 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (23.08%) Project Management
6 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.82%) SAS
7 5 (12.82%) HTML
7 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
7 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
7 5 (12.82%) CSS
8 4 (10.26%) CCA
8 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
8 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.69%) Credit Risk
9 3 (7.69%) HTML5
9 3 (7.69%) CSS3
9 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 3 (7.69%) Logistics
9 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (7.69%) Mainframe
9 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
9 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.69%) MS Office
9 3 (7.69%) Java
9 3 (7.69%) Data Mining
9 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
10 2 (5.13%) Windows

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 5 (12.82%) SAS
2 2 (5.13%) Node.js
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.56%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (2.56%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (2.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (2.56%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (2.56%) Cognos Powerplay
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) DTS
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 18 (46.15%) Banking
3 12 (30.77%) Retail Banking
4 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
5 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.56%) Front Office
6 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Project Manager
4 6 (15.38%) Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Test Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Business Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Data Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Architect
9 1 (2.56%) CRM Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Product Owner
9 1 (2.56%) SLA Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Lead Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) HTML
1 5 (12.82%) CSS
2 3 (7.69%) HTML5
2 3 (7.69%) CSS3
2 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.13%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.13%) XHTML
3 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.56%) WCF
4 1 (2.56%) jQuery
4 1 (2.56%) WinForms
4 1 (2.56%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.56%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Mainframe
1 3 (7.69%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.56%) Open Source
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (23.08%) Project Management
3 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) Logistics
5 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.13%) Analytics
6 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.13%) Web Development
6 2 (5.13%) Coaching
7 1 (2.56%) Test Management
7 1 (2.56%) User Stories
7 1 (2.56%) Propensity Modelling
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.56%) Time Management
7 1 (2.56%) Database Tuning
7 1 (2.56%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) CCA
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) APMP
2 1 (2.56%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Teradata
2 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.56%) Cognos
Cardiff
Orgtel
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 21 days ago