The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire 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 22 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 3.23% 4.00% -
As % of the General category 14.29% 23.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £233 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.04% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £20.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -60.00%
Retail
West Midlands

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

General Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 22.58% 17.33% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 6
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Median hourly rate £14.50 £32.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.38% +91.17%
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 Worcestershire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

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

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Worcestershire 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
Redditch - 3 £400 -
Retail
West Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) EDI
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) EPoS
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) Infor
2 2 (33.33%) Infor LN
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) TARGIT
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) FMCG
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Infor LN
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ERP Support
2 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) EDI
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) EPoS
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) FMCG
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
1 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Infor
2 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
2 1 (16.67%) TARGIT