The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 18 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 10 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.95% 3.52% -
As % of the General category 20.00% 15.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£295 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-46.77% +12.72%
Retail
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

General Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
50 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 29.76% 22.54% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 16
Average daily rate £369 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £181 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £410 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £14.75 £22.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.95% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £22.00 £16.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £32.00 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Staffordshire region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Staffordshire region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Stoke-on-Trent +3 4 £295 -10.60%
Burton-upon-Trent +2 1 - -
Stafford - 1 £115 - 1
Retail
West Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (38.89%) Finance
1 7 (38.89%) SDLC
2 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 6 (33.33%) Games
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) Symbian
4 4 (22.22%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 4 (22.22%) jQuery
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) Android
5 3 (16.67%) Content Management
5 3 (16.67%) HTML5
5 3 (16.67%) CSS3
5 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (16.67%) Sass
5 3 (16.67%) WinForms
5 3 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
6 2 (11.11%) Windows

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 3 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Software Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Web Designer
3 3 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Development Team Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Software Development Team Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Software Team Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Designer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
2 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 4 (22.22%) jQuery
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) CSS3
3 3 (16.67%) Sass
3 3 (16.67%) HTML5
3 3 (16.67%) WinForms
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.56%) SOAP
5 1 (5.56%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) Ajax
5 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) WCF
5 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.56%) EPoS
3 1 (5.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) SDLC
2 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 3 (16.67%) Content Management
4 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Open Source
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Web Design
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Symbian
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago