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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
UK / Wales
Rank 54 69 57
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing Retail 11 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.63% 0.75% 1.15%
As % of the General category 7.28% 3.29% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Median daily rate £200 £405 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.61% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £288 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £405 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.91% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -45.17%

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
151 152 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.34% 22.89% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 121 107
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £54.03 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.98% +140.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £28.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £68.50 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +24 11 £200 -50.61% 7
West Wales - 1 £113 - 4
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (26.67%) Coaching
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) MCITP
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (20.00%) Avaya
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) MCSE
4 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) InterSystems
5 2 (13.33%) Fiorano
5 2 (13.33%) Advertising
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) XSLT
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (13.33%) Banking
5 2 (13.33%) WebSphere

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 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (13.33%) JCAPS
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) Gatling
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
1 1 (6.67%) MSTest
1 1 (6.67%) NUnit
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Deskside Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Deskside Support
1 3 (20.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Business Integration Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) EPoS Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) EPoS Field Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Planner
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Officer
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Business Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Business One Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SEO Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Support Officer
3 1 (6.67%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (13.33%) XSLT
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) AIX
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Coaching
2 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Release Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) API Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Data Flow Diagram
4 1 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (6.67%) Link Building
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCITP
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) HL7
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Control-M
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Avaya
3 2 (13.33%) Fiorano
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) InterSystems
4 1 (6.67%) Lotus
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) SAP