The table below looks at the statistics for Retail-J skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail-J over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MICROS Retail-J
Rank - 128 119
Contract jobs citing Retail-J 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.037% 0.042%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.39% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £438 £220
% change year-on-year
- +98.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Retail-J
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
247 258 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.57% 9.58% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 132 157
Median daily rate £415 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £398
% change year-on-year
- +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 13
Median hourly rate £10.75 £35.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.28% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £21.40 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £35.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.83 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+2.49% -28.43%

Retail-J
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Retail-J as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

Retail-J Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Retail-J
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail-J across the West Midlands region.

Retail-J Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Retail-J
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Retail-J 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Retail-J.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) People Management

Retail-J
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (100.00%) WebSphere
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce Manager
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM