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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 47 33 59
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +26
Contract jobs citing Retail 105 124 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.69% 4.88% 2.49%
As % of the General category 14.62% 15.56% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 69 24
Median daily rate £425 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £24.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £24.00 £29.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £20.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -60.00%
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
718 797 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.26% 31.34% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 463 324
Median daily rate £385 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £220 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 52 71
Median hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.06 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -3.00%

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 30 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Retail Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 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 +1 37 £405 -0.30% 5
Birmingham -8 25 £425 +13.33% 24
Warwickshire -7 6 £363 -19.44% 3
Staffordshire -2 5 £475 +29.69% 2
Solihull -12 4 - -
Worcestershire -9 3 £400 +72.04% 2
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 45 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (17.48%) E-Commerce
2 36 (17.48%) Finance
3 27 (13.11%) Project Management
3 27 (13.11%) HTML
4 25 (12.14%) SAP
4 25 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (11.65%) JavaScript
5 24 (11.65%) CSS
6 23 (11.17%) Logistics
6 23 (11.17%) Web Development
7 20 (9.71%) Windows
7 20 (9.71%) B2C
7 20 (9.71%) HTML5
7 20 (9.71%) AngularJS
7 20 (9.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 20 (9.71%) Mobile Development
8 18 (8.74%) EPoS
9 17 (8.25%) Mobile App
10 15 (7.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (7.28%) SQL
11 14 (6.80%) Linux
11 14 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (6.80%) TOGAF
11 14 (6.80%) SAP Implementation
12 13 (6.31%) Microsoft
13 12 (5.83%) Banking
13 12 (5.83%) Scrum
13 12 (5.83%) Business Analysis
14 11 (5.34%) 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 (3.40%) CMS
2 5 (2.43%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.46%) MS Project Server
3 3 (1.46%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.97%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.49%) Apache
5 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.49%) JBoss
5 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.97%) MS Office
4 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (2.91%) SAP SD
2 5 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.46%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.97%) Infor LN
4 2 (0.97%) Retail-J
4 2 (0.97%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.97%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.97%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.49%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.49%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.49%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.49%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.46%) Office 365
2 2 (0.97%) Yammer
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.85%) Firewall
2 7 (3.40%) SSL
3 6 (2.91%) Internet
3 6 (2.91%) Wireless
4 5 (2.43%) VoIP
5 4 (1.94%) DHCP
5 4 (1.94%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.94%) HTTP
5 4 (1.94%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.94%) MPLS
5 4 (1.94%) VPN
5 4 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.94%) ZigBee
6 3 (1.46%) Kerberos
6 3 (1.46%) Network Security
6 3 (1.46%) TACACS
7 2 (0.97%) Intranet
7 2 (0.97%) WAN
8 1 (0.49%) DMZ
8 1 (0.49%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.43%) SAP HANA
3 4 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.46%) SAP BI
4 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.97%) Big Data
5 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (0.97%) Data Mart
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.97%) QlikView
6 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.49%) MySQL
6 1 (0.49%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.46%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.49%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.49%) Selenium
2 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.49%) WinRunner
General
1 36 (17.48%) Finance
2 15 (7.28%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (5.83%) Banking
4 10 (4.85%) Billing
5 9 (4.37%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.88%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.43%) Automotive
8 4 (1.94%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.46%) Legal
9 3 (1.46%) Marketing
10 2 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.97%) Law
11 1 (0.49%) Back Office
11 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (20.39%) Analyst
2 32 (15.53%) Developer
3 29 (14.08%) Architect
3 29 (14.08%) Consultant
4 24 (11.65%) Project Manager
5 21 (10.19%) Business Analyst
6 18 (8.74%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (8.25%) Web Developer
8 16 (7.77%) Mobile Developer
8 16 (7.77%) Mobile Web Developer
9 14 (6.80%) SAP Consultant
10 13 (6.31%) Test Analyst
11 9 (4.37%) Designer
12 8 (3.88%) IT Manager
13 7 (3.40%) .NET Developer
13 7 (3.40%) E-Commerce Analyst
13 7 (3.40%) E-Commerce Architect
13 7 (3.40%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
13 7 (3.40%) Scrum Master
14 6 (2.91%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.11%) HTML
2 24 (11.65%) CSS
3 20 (9.71%) AngularJS
3 20 (9.71%) HTML5
3 20 (9.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 11 (5.34%) .NET
5 6 (2.91%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.94%) EDI
8 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (1.46%) jQuery
9 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.97%) COM
9 2 (0.97%) DHTML
9 2 (0.97%) NHibernate
9 2 (0.97%) WCF
10 1 (0.49%) J2EE
10 1 (0.49%) Middleware
10 1 (0.49%) Web Services
10 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.74%) EPoS
2 17 (8.25%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.91%) iPad
5 4 (1.94%) Arduino
5 4 (1.94%) Home Automation
5 4 (1.94%) Internet of Things
5 4 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.94%) Raspberry Pi
6 3 (1.46%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.46%) FMCG
6 3 (1.46%) User Experience
7 2 (0.97%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.97%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.97%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.97%) EFT
7 2 (0.97%) PMI
8 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.71%) Windows
2 14 (6.80%) Linux
3 10 (4.85%) Unix
4 2 (0.97%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (17.48%) E-Commerce
3 27 (13.11%) Project Management
4 25 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (11.17%) Logistics
5 23 (11.17%) Web Development
6 20 (9.71%) B2C
6 20 (9.71%) Mobile Development
7 14 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (6.80%) SAP Implementation
7 14 (6.80%) TOGAF
8 12 (5.83%) Business Analysis
8 12 (5.83%) Scrum
9 11 (5.34%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (4.85%) CRM
10 10 (4.85%) Migration
10 10 (4.85%) PRINCE2
10 10 (4.85%) Programme Management
11 9 (4.37%) Risk Management
11 9 (4.37%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.65%) JavaScript
2 15 (7.28%) SQL
3 11 (5.34%) C#
4 7 (3.40%) Java
5 3 (1.46%) PHP
6 2 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (4.37%) ISEB
2 8 (3.88%) ISTQB
2 8 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (2.91%) CCNP
3 6 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.94%) CISSP
5 4 (1.94%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.97%) CCDA
6 2 (0.97%) CCDP
6 2 (0.97%) CCIE
6 2 (0.97%) CCNA
6 2 (0.97%) CISA
6 2 (0.97%) CISM
6 2 (0.97%) Degree
6 2 (0.97%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.94%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (12.14%) SAP
2 13 (6.31%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.88%) Oracle
4 7 (3.40%) IBM
4 7 (3.40%) VMware
5 5 (2.43%) Cisco
5 5 (2.43%) LogRhythm
5 5 (2.43%) Proofpoint
6 4 (1.94%) hybris
6 4 (1.94%) Infor
6 4 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.46%) JDA
7 3 (1.46%) RedPrairie
8 2 (0.97%) ATG
8 2 (0.97%) Fiserv
8 2 (0.97%) Juniper
8 2 (0.97%) Kronos
9 1 (0.49%) Omniture
9 1 (0.49%) TARGIT
9 1 (0.49%) Tealium
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: £15000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Simon James IT
Rate: £440 - £460 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £50.00 - £58.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £50.00 - £58.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago