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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 48 35 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs citing Retail 20 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.74% 3.41% 5.45%
As % of the General category 9.26% 9.43% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 32
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£460 £393 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.04% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £305 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.96 £30.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +71.83%
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
216 212 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.59% 36.12% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 152 127
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 £199 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.23 £10.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £10.89 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -8 20 £460 +16.16% 14
West Wales - - - -
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) Banking
3 8 (30.77%) Retail Banking
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 5 (19.23%) Project Management
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 4 (15.38%) CCA
7 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
7 4 (15.38%) Logistics
8 3 (11.54%) C#
8 3 (11.54%) HTML
8 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
8 3 (11.54%) .NET
8 3 (11.54%) CSS
8 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
9 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
9 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
9 2 (7.69%) Windows
9 2 (7.69%) XHTML
9 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
9 2 (7.69%) Internet
9 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
9 2 (7.69%) WinForms
9 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
9 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (7.69%) Incident Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1 (3.85%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) Banking
3 8 (30.77%) Retail Banking
4 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
5 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.85%) Front Office
6 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Test Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Business Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.85%) DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.69%) XHTML
2 2 (7.69%) WinForms
2 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.85%) WCF
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) CSS3
3 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (19.23%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 4 (15.38%) Logistics
4 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.69%) Web Development
4 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Database Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) User Stories
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) Use Case
5 1 (3.85%) Test Management
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.85%) ERP
5 1 (3.85%) UML
5 1 (3.85%) OO
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) CCA
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) APMP
2 1 (3.85%) MCSD
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Teradata
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