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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 15 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Retail 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 4.35% 5.00% 4.94%
As % of the General category 18.75% 40.00% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £381 £350 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +125.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £17.25 £12.17
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +41.71%
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
16 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 23.19% 12.50% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Median daily rate £275 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £330 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £11.72 £22.43 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.73% -42.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

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
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 September 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
Worcester -6 1 £400 +14.28%
Retail
West Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 5 (62.50%) Data Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 4 (50.00%) BPR
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Minimum Viable Product
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Infor
4 2 (25.00%) Intranet
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) EDI
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) Infor LN
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio

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 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Infor LN
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (12.50%) ERP Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) ERP Support
5 1 (12.50%) IT Technical Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Retail Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) EDI
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS
2 1 (12.50%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Data Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) BPR
2 4 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Infor
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft