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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 12 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 16 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.58% 2.24% 0.87%
As % of the General category 32.65% 7.89% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Median daily rate £375 £285 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £404
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £14.00 £14.61
% change year-on-year
-8.92% -4.17%
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
49 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.22% 28.36% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 15
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £271 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £8.89 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.84% -56.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-15.12% +10.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 10 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 7 £463 - 3
Stafford - 1 - - 1
Retail
West Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 10 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
2 7 (22.58%) HTML
3 6 (19.35%) C#
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Angular 2
4 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.90%) B2B
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Web Development
5 4 (12.90%) User Experience
5 4 (12.90%) React
5 4 (12.90%) HTML5
6 3 (9.68%) WPF
6 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
6 3 (9.68%) SDLC
6 3 (9.68%) Microservices
6 3 (9.68%) TypeScript
6 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
6 3 (9.68%) IVR
6 3 (9.68%) MySQL
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
6 3 (9.68%) .NET
7 2 (6.45%) Unix
7 2 (6.45%) Linux
7 2 (6.45%) CRM
7 2 (6.45%) SQL
7 2 (6.45%) Java
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (6.45%) Billing
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Angular Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Service Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) UX Developer
4 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce Architect
4 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Tester
5 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Developer in Test
5 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
2 7 (22.58%) HTML
3 6 (19.35%) Angular 2
4 4 (12.90%) HTML5
4 4 (12.90%) React
5 3 (9.68%) .NET
5 3 (9.68%) WPF
6 2 (6.45%) Gherkin
6 2 (6.45%) Spring
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.23%) J2EE
7 1 (3.23%) JMS
7 1 (3.23%) jQuery
7 1 (3.23%) Node.js
7 1 (3.23%) REST
7 1 (3.23%) SOAP
7 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) User Experience
2 3 (9.68%) IVR
3 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
2 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.90%) B2B
2 4 (12.90%) Web Development
3 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
3 3 (9.68%) Microservices
3 3 (9.68%) SDLC
3 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.45%) Automation Testing
4 2 (6.45%) BDD
4 2 (6.45%) CRM
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Scrum
4 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.23%) High Availability
5 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) C#
2 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) TypeScript
4 2 (6.45%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) SDET
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Avaya
2 1 (3.23%) Genesys
2 1 (3.23%) KANA