The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 42 14 31
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +17
Contract jobs citing Retail 3 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.82% 6.31% 3.06%
As % of the General category 5.45% 18.57% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
Average daily rate
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- £700 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +86.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.89 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-38.26% +12.50%
General Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
55 70 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.99% 33.98% 25.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 50
Average daily rate £398 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.91% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £253 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £700 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.75 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Retail
North East

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Sunderland -3 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 1 - - 5
Gateshead - - - -
Retail
North East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Social Media
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) Facebook
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) B2C
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) SAML
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) IT Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) B2C
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) Facebook
1 2 (40.00%) Twitter