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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 60 72 32
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -40
Contract jobs citing Retail 11 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.42% 0.74% 3.51%
As % of the General category 7.14% 2.53% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 14
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£356 £308 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.77% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £289 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £448 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.26% +40.00%
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
154 237 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.90% 29.37% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 154 95
Average daily rate £375 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £255 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £32.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.30% +71.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 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
South Wales +8 10 £356 +15.77% 4
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) Banking
3 5 (26.32%) Retail Banking
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) ISEB
6 2 (10.53%) MS Office
6 2 (10.53%) AS400
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
7 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (5.26%) Spring
7 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
7 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
7 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Mule
7 1 (5.26%) Base SAS
7 1 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.26%) Customer Insight
7 1 (5.26%) Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
7 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.26%) Data Privacy
7 1 (5.26%) Mule ESB
7 1 (5.26%) MVC
7 1 (5.26%) Hibernate

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (5.26%) Mule
1 1 (5.26%) Mule ESB
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Base SAS
1 1 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) Banking
3 5 (26.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Project Assistant
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Spring
1 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
1 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) AS400
2 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.26%) Customer Insight
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Data Privacy
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Validation
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) CHAID
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C#
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
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