The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 47 41 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -27
Contract jobs citing Retail 28 14 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.63% 2.54% 7.45%
As % of the General category 14.74% 7.65% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 40
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£425 £396 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £287 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.17 £16.20 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-24.86% +1.25%
Retail
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
190 183 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.64% 33.15% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 138 137
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £238 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.98 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.50 £10.92 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
South Wales +4 26 £425 +7.32% 6
West Wales - - - -
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 21 (58.33%) Finance
2 18 (50.00%) Banking
3 12 (33.33%) Retail Banking
4 11 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (30.56%) SQL
5 9 (25.00%) Project Management
6 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.89%) SAS
7 5 (13.89%) HTML
7 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.89%) CSS
8 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 4 (11.11%) CCA
8 4 (11.11%) Investment Banking
9 3 (8.33%) Logistics
9 3 (8.33%) HTML5
9 3 (8.33%) Credit Risk
9 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 3 (8.33%) CSS3
9 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
9 3 (8.33%) Data Mining
9 3 (8.33%) Java
9 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
9 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.56%) PHP
10 2 (5.56%) .NET
10 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
10 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 5 (13.89%) SAS
2 2 (5.56%) Node.js
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (58.33%) Finance
2 18 (50.00%) Banking
3 12 (33.33%) Retail Banking
4 4 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.78%) Front Office
6 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Project Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Test Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Business Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) HTML
1 5 (13.89%) CSS
2 3 (8.33%) HTML5
2 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.33%) CSS3
3 2 (5.56%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.56%) XHTML
3 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.78%) WCF
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.78%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Credit Risk
1 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.78%) Open Source
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.78%) Replication
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (25.00%) Project Management
3 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.33%) Logistics
5 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.56%) Coaching
6 2 (5.56%) Analytics
6 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Web Development
7 1 (2.78%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Time Management
7 1 (2.78%) Database Tuning
7 1 (2.78%) Test Management
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.78%) User Stories
7 1 (2.78%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
4 2 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) CCA
2 1 (2.78%) APMP
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) MCSD
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Teradata
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