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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 12 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 4.88% 1.12% 7.32%
As % of the General category 20.00% 6.25% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
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£250 £400 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +150.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-30.15% +40.00%
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
20 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 24.39% 17.98% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 13
Average daily rate £356 £338 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £181 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.88%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester +6 3 £233 -41.87%
Redditch - 1 £450 -
Retail
West Midlands

Retail
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) OSS Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards