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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 55 43 11
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -32
Contract jobs citing Retail 21 4 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.73% 0.79% 10.14%
As % of the General category 13.38% 2.76% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 44
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£419 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £450 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £385 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £16.72 - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £13.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +25.58%
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
157 145 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.44% 28.66% 33.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 81 114
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £183 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £6.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +146.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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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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
South Wales -8 18 £419 -6.94% 12
West Wales - 1 - -
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (48.84%) Finance
2 19 (44.19%) Banking
3 14 (32.56%) SQL
4 13 (30.23%) Retail Banking
5 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (16.28%) Project Management
6 7 (16.28%) SAS
7 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.63%) Credit Risk
8 5 (11.63%) HTML
8 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
8 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
8 5 (11.63%) CSS
9 4 (9.30%) MS Office
9 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
9 4 (9.30%) CCA
9 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (9.30%) Investment Banking
9 4 (9.30%) Coaching
10 3 (6.98%) Analytics
10 3 (6.98%) Logistics
10 3 (6.98%) HTML5
10 3 (6.98%) CSS3
10 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
10 3 (6.98%) Mainframe
10 3 (6.98%) Data Mining

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 7 (16.28%) SAS
2 2 (4.65%) Node.js
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (2.33%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (2.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (2.33%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Cognos Powerplay
4 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.33%) DTS
4 1 (2.33%) Star Schema
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 19 (44.19%) Banking
3 13 (30.23%) Retail Banking
4 4 (9.30%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.33%) Front Office
6 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Lead Business Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Test Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Business Architect
7 1 (2.33%) SLA Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Product Owner
7 1 (2.33%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) HTML
1 5 (11.63%) CSS
2 3 (6.98%) HTML5
2 3 (6.98%) CSS3
2 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.65%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.65%) XHTML
3 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.33%) jQuery
4 1 (2.33%) WCF
4 1 (2.33%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.33%) WinForms
4 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Credit Risk
2 3 (6.98%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
3 1 (2.33%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (16.28%) Project Management
3 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
4 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
4 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.30%) Coaching
5 3 (6.98%) Analytics
5 3 (6.98%) Logistics
6 2 (4.65%) CRM
6 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.65%) Customer Insight
6 2 (4.65%) Web Development
6 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.65%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.65%) Propensity Modelling
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) PHP
4 2 (4.65%) VBA
4 2 (4.65%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) CCA
2 1 (2.33%) APMP
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Computacenter
2 1 (2.33%) Teradata
2 1 (2.33%) Cognos
2 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
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