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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 17 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.29% 1.41% 0.78%
As % of the General category 21.28% 5.41% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £363 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.91% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Staffordshire region.

General Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
47 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 24.87% 26.06% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 23
Median daily rate £350 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.42 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% +48.00%

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
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 20 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £375 -
Tamworth - 1 £393 - 5
Retail
West Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 10 (41.67%) AngularJS
2 9 (37.50%) Angular 2
3 8 (33.33%) HTML
4 7 (29.17%) B2B
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 7 (29.17%) User Experience
4 7 (29.17%) HTML5
4 7 (29.17%) Web Development
5 6 (25.00%) React
6 4 (16.67%) C#
7 3 (12.50%) WPF
7 3 (12.50%) Microservices
7 3 (12.50%) .NET
7 3 (12.50%) MySQL
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.17%) Service Design
9 1 (4.17%) TDD
9 1 (4.17%) Spring
9 1 (4.17%) Logistics
9 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
9 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
9 1 (4.17%) FMCG
9 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
9 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
9 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Angular Developer
3 7 (29.17%) UX Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Service Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Architect
5 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce Architect
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior WPF Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) AngularJS
2 9 (37.50%) Angular 2
3 8 (33.33%) HTML
4 7 (29.17%) HTML5
5 6 (25.00%) React
6 3 (12.50%) .NET
6 3 (12.50%) WPF
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) FMCG
2 1 (4.17%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) B2B
1 7 (29.17%) Web Development
2 3 (12.50%) Microservices
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security
4 1 (4.17%) Logistics
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Scrum
4 1 (4.17%) Service Design
4 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft