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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
England / West Midlands
Rank 44 40 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing Retail 86 101 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.57% 3.90% 2.69%
As % of the General category 12.11% 14.23% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 69 41
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £471 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.91% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -45.17%

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
710 710 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.50% 27.41% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 422 381
Median daily rate £401 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £15.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £42.00 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% +48.00%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham +11 35 £425 +12.58% 9
Coventry -20 24 £413 +0.67% 5
Staffordshire +9 10 £363 +20.83% 10
Wolverhampton +5 3 £245 -35.23% 1
Kingswinford - 2 £368 -
Solihull - 2 £375 - 2
Worcestershire -1 1 £400 +23.07% 3
Dudley - 1 £150 - 1
Walsall - 1 £150 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 - - 5
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 59 (23.41%) SAP
2 45 (17.86%) Finance
2 45 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 42 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 42 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
4 29 (11.51%) Scrum
5 27 (10.71%) SQL
6 26 (10.32%) HTML
7 24 (9.52%) Banking
7 24 (9.52%) AngularJS
8 22 (8.73%) HTML5
9 20 (7.94%) Microsoft
9 20 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (7.54%) JIRA
10 19 (7.54%) User Experience
11 18 (7.14%) CSS
12 17 (6.75%) Windows
12 17 (6.75%) JavaScript
12 17 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (6.75%) Manufacturing
12 17 (6.75%) Procure-to-Pay
13 16 (6.35%) ETL
14 15 (5.95%) Business Analysis
14 15 (5.95%) CSS3
15 14 (5.56%) Marketing
15 14 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (5.56%) IBM
16 13 (5.16%) Project Management
16 13 (5.16%) Migration

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 (2.78%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.38%) Confluence
3 4 (1.59%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.79%) Apache
4 2 (0.79%) IIS
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) SAS
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (3.57%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.17%) MS Office
3 7 (2.78%) MS Excel
4 6 (2.38%) HipChat
5 3 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.79%) MS Project
6 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.79%) SPSS
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (3.97%) SAP SD
2 9 (3.57%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
2 9 (3.57%) SAP MDG
3 7 (2.78%) SAP CO
3 7 (2.78%) SAP FI
3 7 (2.78%) SAP MM
3 7 (2.78%) SAP SCM
4 6 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (2.38%) SAP FSCM
4 6 (2.38%) SAP MDG-BP
4 6 (2.38%) SAP MDG-F
4 6 (2.38%) SAP MDG-S
4 6 (2.38%) SAP MDM
5 5 (1.98%) SAP Retail
6 4 (1.59%) SAP CAR
6 4 (1.59%) SAP POS DM
7 3 (1.19%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.79%) FastStats
8 2 (0.79%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.40%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) IaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle CX
2 1 (0.40%) PaaS
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.59%) Network Security
1 4 (1.59%) SAN
2 2 (0.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) DHCP
3 1 (0.40%) DNS
3 1 (0.40%) Skype
3 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.57%) IBM InfoSphere
1 9 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 6 (2.38%) SAP HANA
4 5 (1.98%) Big Data
5 4 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.59%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.19%) MySQL
6 3 (1.19%) QualityStage
6 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.79%) DataStage
7 2 (0.79%) Lumira
8 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (7.54%) JIRA
2 8 (3.17%) TeamCity
3 7 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.78%) Protractor
4 6 (2.38%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.19%) Hudson
5 3 (1.19%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.79%) GoCD
6 2 (0.79%) Grunt
6 2 (0.79%) gulp
7 1 (0.40%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.40%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.40%) NWDS
7 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.40%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.40%) Selenium
7 1 (0.40%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.40%) Xcode
General
1 45 (17.86%) Finance
2 42 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 24 (9.52%) Banking
4 17 (6.75%) Manufacturing
5 14 (5.56%) Marketing
6 12 (4.76%) Retail Banking
7 8 (3.17%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.38%) Automotive
9 3 (1.19%) Electronics
10 2 (0.79%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.79%) Publishing
11 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (19.84%) Developer
2 47 (18.65%) Analyst
3 26 (10.32%) Architect
3 26 (10.32%) Project Manager
4 22 (8.73%) Business Analyst
5 17 (6.75%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (5.16%) Test Analyst
7 12 (4.76%) Angular Developer
7 12 (4.76%) Consultant
8 11 (4.37%) Designer
8 11 (4.37%) SAP Consultant
9 9 (3.57%) UI Developer
10 8 (3.17%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (3.17%) Senior Designer
10 8 (3.17%) Senior UI Designer
10 8 (3.17%) UI Designer
11 7 (2.78%) HTML CSS Developer
11 7 (2.78%) HTML Developer
11 7 (2.78%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.32%) HTML
2 24 (9.52%) AngularJS
3 22 (8.73%) HTML5
4 18 (7.14%) CSS
5 15 (5.95%) CSS3
6 11 (4.37%) .NET
6 11 (4.37%) Angular 2
7 9 (3.57%) Node.js
8 8 (3.17%) Sass
9 7 (2.78%) Highcharts JS
9 7 (2.78%) React
10 6 (2.38%) J2EE
10 6 (2.38%) XSD
11 5 (1.98%) jQuery
12 4 (1.59%) ASP.NET
12 4 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.59%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (1.59%) Web Services
13 3 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.54%) User Experience
2 12 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.38%) Credit Risk
4 5 (1.98%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.98%) FMCG
5 4 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.19%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.19%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.19%) EPoS
7 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.79%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.79%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.40%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.40%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.75%) Windows
2 11 (4.37%) Unix
3 9 (3.57%) Linux
4 8 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.19%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.79%) Android
7 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.40%) CentOS
8 1 (0.40%) Fedora
8 1 (0.40%) HPUX
8 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 42 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
3 29 (11.51%) Scrum
4 20 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (6.75%) Procure-to-Pay
6 16 (6.35%) ETL
7 15 (5.95%) Business Analysis
8 14 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (5.16%) Analytics
9 13 (5.16%) Migration
9 13 (5.16%) Order to Cash
9 13 (5.16%) Project Management
10 12 (4.76%) Data Management
10 12 (4.76%) Data Modelling
10 12 (4.76%) Master Data Management
11 10 (3.97%) Logistics
12 9 (3.57%) Web Development
13 8 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.71%) SQL
2 17 (6.75%) JavaScript
3 10 (3.97%) C#
3 10 (3.97%) Java
4 6 (2.38%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.59%) Python
6 3 (1.19%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.19%) Korn
6 3 (1.19%) Perl
6 3 (1.19%) PHP
6 3 (1.19%) Ruby
6 3 (1.19%) TypeScript
7 2 (0.79%) Go
7 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.40%) ABAP
8 1 (0.40%) C
8 1 (0.40%) R
8 1 (0.40%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (2.78%) Degree
2 2 (0.79%) ISEB
2 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
2 2 (0.79%) PMP
3 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.76%) QA
2 3 (1.19%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) Basel II
4 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.40%) IFRS
4 1 (0.40%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.19%) Docker
3 3 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.19%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.40%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (1.19%) Ansible
1 3 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.19%) Terraform
2 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) Puppet
3 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (23.41%) SAP
2 20 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.56%) IBM
4 11 (4.37%) Oracle
5 9 (3.57%) hybris
6 8 (3.17%) VMware
7 7 (2.78%) HP
8 4 (1.59%) Adobe
8 4 (1.59%) Dell
8 4 (1.59%) Kronos
9 3 (1.19%) Citrix
9 3 (1.19%) Demandware
9 3 (1.19%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.79%) 3PAR
10 2 (0.79%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.79%) EMC
10 2 (0.79%) Google
10 2 (0.79%) Imperva
10 2 (0.79%) Informatica
10 2 (0.79%) Symantec
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