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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 87 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-33 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.41% 0.70% 0.38%
As % of the General category 2.26% 3.13% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £373 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 - £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 - £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.13 £20.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -23.80%
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
177 128 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.25% 22.54% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 79 81
Average daily rate £314 £323 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.71% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -35 4 £373 - 8
Retail
North East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Retail Banking
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Mason
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) Visualforce
3 1 (11.11%) Apex Code
3 1 (11.11%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (11.11%) SaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Eloqua

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (11.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) BigMachines
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (11.11%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Retail Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Banking Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Designer
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) UI Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) Mason
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (11.11%) Visualforce
2 1 (11.11%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Kanban
2 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
2 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Apex Code
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) COREP
1 1 (11.11%) FINREP
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) Siebel