The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail 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 over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 47 41 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Contract jobs citing Retail 101 100 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.51% 3.67% 2.31%
As % of the General category 13.97% 12.56% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 62 22
Median daily rate £388 £380 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.75 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £24.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £24.00 £29.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -33.33%
Retail
England

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

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
723 796 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.12% 29.22% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 429 345
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 61 65
Median hourly rate £19.00 £29.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.48% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.94 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.76%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Retail
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 across the West Midlands region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Retail
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Coventry -3 32 £418 +0.90% 6
Birmingham -3 28 £413 +16.19% 19
Warwickshire -3 8 £274 -32.76% 6
Solihull -6 4 - - 1
Staffordshire +7 3 - - 4
Worcestershire -7 2 £650 +108.00%
Wolverhampton - 2 £378 -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Retail.

1 38 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (16.58%) Finance
3 29 (15.03%) E-Commerce
4 26 (13.47%) HTML
4 26 (13.47%) Project Management
5 25 (12.95%) SAP
6 24 (12.44%) CSS
6 24 (12.44%) Logistics
7 23 (11.92%) JavaScript
8 22 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (11.40%) Web Development
9 20 (10.36%) HTML5
9 20 (10.36%) AngularJS
9 20 (10.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 20 (10.36%) Mobile Development
9 20 (10.36%) B2C
10 19 (9.84%) Windows
11 17 (8.81%) EPoS
11 17 (8.81%) Mobile App
12 16 (8.29%) SAP Implementation
12 16 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (8.29%) Banking
13 15 (7.77%) Business Analysis
14 14 (7.25%) TOGAF
14 14 (7.25%) Linux
14 14 (7.25%) SQL
15 13 (6.74%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (6.22%) PRINCE2
17 11 (5.70%) Microsoft
17 11 (5.70%) Enterprise Architecture

Retail
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 7 (3.63%) CMS
2 5 (2.59%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.55%) MS Project Server
3 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.04%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.52%) JBoss
5 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (3.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.11%) SAP SD
2 3 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.55%) SAP Retail
3 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.04%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.04%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.04%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.52%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.52%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.52%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.52%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.52%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.52%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) Office 365
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.04%) Yammer
3 1 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.18%) Firewall
2 7 (3.63%) SSL
3 5 (2.59%) Internet
3 5 (2.59%) VoIP
3 5 (2.59%) Wireless
4 4 (2.07%) DHCP
4 4 (2.07%) Ethernet
4 4 (2.07%) HTTP
4 4 (2.07%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.07%) MPLS
4 4 (2.07%) VPN
4 4 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.07%) ZigBee
5 3 (1.55%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.55%) TACACS
6 2 (1.04%) Network Security
7 1 (0.52%) DMZ
7 1 (0.52%) Intranet
7 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.59%) SAP HANA
3 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.55%) SAP BI
4 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.04%) Big Data
5 2 (1.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.04%) PowerPivot
5 2 (1.04%) QlikView
6 1 (0.52%) Impala
6 1 (0.52%) MySQL
6 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.55%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.52%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.52%) Selenium
2 1 (0.52%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.52%) WinRunner
General
1 32 (16.58%) Finance
2 16 (8.29%) Banking
3 13 (6.74%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (4.66%) Billing
5 8 (4.15%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.55%) Legal
7 3 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.55%) Marketing
8 2 (1.04%) Advertising
8 2 (1.04%) Automotive
8 2 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.04%) Law
9 1 (0.52%) Back Office
9 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (23.32%) Analyst
2 33 (17.10%) Developer
3 26 (13.47%) Architect
3 26 (13.47%) Consultant
4 25 (12.95%) Business Analyst
4 25 (12.95%) Project Manager
5 17 (8.81%) Web Developer
6 16 (8.29%) Mobile Developer
6 16 (8.29%) Mobile Web Developer
6 16 (8.29%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (6.74%) SAP Consultant
8 12 (6.22%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.15%) Designer
10 7 (3.63%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 7 (3.63%) E-Commerce Architect
10 7 (3.63%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
11 6 (3.11%) Network Engineer
11 6 (3.11%) SAP SD Consultant
11 6 (3.11%) Security Consultant
11 6 (3.11%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.47%) HTML
2 24 (12.44%) CSS
3 20 (10.36%) AngularJS
3 20 (10.36%) HTML5
3 20 (10.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (4.66%) .NET
5 4 (2.07%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (1.55%) EDI
6 3 (1.55%) jQuery
7 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.04%) COM
7 2 (1.04%) MDX
7 2 (1.04%) WCF
8 1 (0.52%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (0.52%) DHTML
8 1 (0.52%) J2EE
8 1 (0.52%) Middleware
8 1 (0.52%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.81%) EPoS
1 17 (8.81%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.11%) iPad
3 4 (2.07%) Arduino
3 4 (2.07%) Home Automation
3 4 (2.07%) Internet of Things
3 4 (2.07%) Raspberry Pi
4 3 (1.55%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.55%) EFT
4 3 (1.55%) FMCG
4 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.55%) PMI
5 2 (1.04%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.04%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.52%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.52%) SCADA
6 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.84%) Windows
2 14 (7.25%) Linux
3 10 (5.18%) Unix
4 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (15.03%) E-Commerce
3 26 (13.47%) Project Management
4 24 (12.44%) Logistics
5 22 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (11.40%) Web Development
6 20 (10.36%) B2C
6 20 (10.36%) Mobile Development
7 16 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (8.29%) SAP Implementation
8 15 (7.77%) Business Analysis
9 14 (7.25%) TOGAF
10 12 (6.22%) PRINCE2
11 11 (5.70%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (5.18%) Migration
13 9 (4.66%) Zachman Framework
14 8 (4.15%) Procure-to-pay
14 8 (4.15%) Risk Assessment
14 8 (4.15%) Risk Management
14 8 (4.15%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.92%) JavaScript
2 14 (7.25%) SQL
3 9 (4.66%) C#
4 4 (2.07%) Java
5 2 (1.04%) C
5 2 (1.04%) PHP
5 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (4.66%) ISEB
1 9 (4.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (4.15%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.11%) CCNP
3 6 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.07%) CISSP
5 4 (2.07%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.55%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.04%) CCDA
7 2 (1.04%) CCDP
7 2 (1.04%) CCIE
7 2 (1.04%) CCNA
7 2 (1.04%) CISA
7 2 (1.04%) CISM
7 2 (1.04%) Degree
8 1 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.04%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (12.95%) SAP
2 11 (5.70%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.66%) Oracle
4 7 (3.63%) IBM
4 7 (3.63%) VMware
5 5 (2.59%) Cisco
5 5 (2.59%) JDA
5 5 (2.59%) LogRhythm
5 5 (2.59%) Proofpoint
5 5 (2.59%) RedPrairie
6 4 (2.07%) hybris
6 4 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.55%) ATG
7 3 (1.55%) Infor
8 2 (1.04%) Fiserv
8 2 (1.04%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.04%) Juniper
8 2 (1.04%) Kronos
9 1 (0.52%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.52%) TARGIT
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