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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 64 48 14
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -34
Contract jobs citing Retail 9 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.08% 0.24% 6.31%
As % of the General category 5.52% 1.89% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
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£425 - £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £396
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.96 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.31% -57.50%
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
163 53 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 19.61% 12.50% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 35 30
Average daily rate £405 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £471 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.35 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 31 August 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
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 31 August 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 -22 8 £425 - 4
Sunderland - 1 £500 -
Retail
North East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (64.71%) Banking
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) Retail Banking
3 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) MS Office
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (5.88%) MVVM
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.88%) TSYS
6 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
6 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.88%) LESS
6 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.88%) Cybercrime

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) ATM
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (64.71%) Banking
2 10 (58.82%) Retail Banking
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Project Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Architect
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Process Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
1 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
1 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (5.88%) LESS
1 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.88%) EPoS
1 1 (5.88%) Online Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Test Management
3 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.88%) MVVM
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
3 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (5.88%) Process Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCP
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) TSYS