The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Worcestershire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 16 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.25% 7.87% -
As % of the General category 6.25% 26.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £400 £160 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £386
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
16 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 20.00% 29.21% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 8
Average daily rate £338 £190 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.63% -15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £160 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £483 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £33.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Retail
West Midlands

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
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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bromsgrove - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Retail
West Midlands

Retail
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Retail
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP