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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 78 73 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing Retail 4 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.49% 1.13% 2.71%
As % of the General category 2.60% 4.76% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 16
Median daily rate £370 £405 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.64% -3.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £400 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £495 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £410
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +10.63%
Retail
UK

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
154 168 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.71% 23.70% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 143 128
Median daily rate £475 £378 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.66% +2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +2.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £13.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.40 £44.49 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.60% +12.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +5 2 £313 -22.83% 4
North Wales - 1 £365 - 5
West Wales - 1 £375 - 4
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Retail.

1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Xen
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Informatics
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) XenServer
4 1 (14.29%) EnterpriseDB

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) CloudStack
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Gatling
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) MSTest
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Database Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
1 1 (14.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) API Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) DSDM
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 1 (14.29%) RUP
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
1 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Cobbler
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Terraform
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat