The 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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 50 45 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Contract jobs citing Retail 9 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.48% 0.64% 2.66%
As % of the General category 7.32% 3.26% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
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£500 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-56.00% +122.22%
Retail
North East

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

General Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
123 92 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 20.16% 19.70% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 66 25
Average daily rate £325 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £168 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £469 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £34.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Retail Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 May 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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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
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 7 £525 +23.52% 4
Sunderland -1 2 - -
Retail
North East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Retail Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (10.00%) MVVM
4 1 (10.00%) TSYS
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) LESS
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) QA

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) ATM
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Retail Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Field Service Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) SAP MM Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (10.00%) LESS
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) EPoS
1 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) MVVM
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) TSYS