The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Retailing
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 36 29
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7  
Contract jobs citing Retail 25 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.01% 3.23% 4.24%
As % of the General category 14.04% 9.52% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 18
Median daily rate £413 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +12.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £363 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £410
% change year-on-year +2.40% +1.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.13 £19.25
% change year-on-year +52.38% -31.81%  

Retail is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 178 231 239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.53% 33.92% 31.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 140 131
Median daily rate £400 £395 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £26.25 £35.00 £6.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +411.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Retail as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Birmingham

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Birmingham

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Birmingham over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Birmingham

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Retail.

1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
3 8 (13.79%) Windows
3 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.79%) FMCG
4 7 (12.07%) PCI DSS
4 7 (12.07%) Banking
4 7 (12.07%) Retail Banking
4 7 (12.07%) Migration
4 7 (12.07%) VMware
4 7 (12.07%) SQL
4 7 (12.07%) PMO
5 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.34%) Information Security
5 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.34%) Scrum
5 6 (10.34%) Manufacturing
5 6 (10.34%) Logistics
5 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
6 5 (8.62%) HTML5
6 5 (8.62%) CSS3
6 5 (8.62%) Content Management
6 5 (8.62%) Information Management
6 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.62%) Business Analysis
6 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
6 5 (8.62%) Project Management
6 5 (8.62%) HP

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Office
2 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.72%) MS Project
3 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.72%) SAP CAR
1 1 (1.72%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.72%) SAP POS DM
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) SAN
2 3 (5.17%) Network Security
3 2 (3.45%) DHCP
3 2 (3.45%) DNS
3 2 (3.45%) Firewall
3 2 (3.45%) VPN
4 1 (1.72%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.72%) Power BI
2 1 (1.72%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Grunt
1 2 (3.45%) gulp
1 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) Selenium
2 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Banking
2 7 (12.07%) Retail Banking
3 6 (10.34%) Manufacturing
4 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.45%) Electronics
5 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Project Manager
2 12 (20.69%) Architect
3 10 (17.24%) Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Security Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Security Project Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Server Support
6 4 (6.90%) Test Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Server Support
7 3 (5.17%) Information Security Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.17%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) IT Security Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) CSS
1 5 (8.62%) CSS3
1 5 (8.62%) HTML
1 5 (8.62%) HTML5
2 3 (5.17%) jQuery
2 3 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (3.45%) LESS
3 2 (3.45%) Sass
4 1 (1.72%) .NET
4 1 (1.72%) Angular 2
4 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.72%) Ember.js
4 1 (1.72%) Node.js
4 1 (1.72%) React
4 1 (1.72%) RESTful
4 1 (1.72%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (1.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) FMCG
2 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.45%) EPoS
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.72%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.72%) Fintech
5 1 (1.72%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.72%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Windows
2 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.17%) Linux
5 2 (3.45%) Unix
6 1 (1.72%) HPUX
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
2 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.07%) Migration
4 6 (10.34%) Information Security
4 6 (10.34%) Logistics
4 6 (10.34%) Scrum
4 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.62%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) Content Management
5 5 (8.62%) ETL
5 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.62%) Information Management
5 5 (8.62%) ITIL
5 5 (8.62%) Project Management
5 5 (8.62%) Service Design
6 4 (6.90%) Change Management
6 4 (6.90%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.17%) C#
4 1 (1.72%) ABAP
4 1 (1.72%) C
4 1 (1.72%) PHP
4 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) PCI DSS
1 7 (12.07%) PMO
2 2 (3.45%) GDPR
2 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.17%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
2 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) VMware
3 5 (8.62%) HP
3 5 (8.62%) IBM
4 4 (6.90%) Dell
4 4 (6.90%) SAP
5 2 (3.45%) 3PAR
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco
5 2 (3.45%) EMC
5 2 (3.45%) FireEye
5 2 (3.45%) Imperva
5 2 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (1.72%) Adobe
6 1 (1.72%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.72%) Brocade
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix
6 1 (1.72%) F5
6 1 (1.72%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.72%) Pega
6 1 (1.72%) Proofpoint
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