Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 44 28
Rank change year-on-year +19 -16 +26
Contract jobs citing Retail 87 64 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.46% 4.20% 5.54%
As % of the General category 17.19% 13.06% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 49 63
Birmingham median daily rate £370 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -12.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £128 £253 £219
90th Percentile £550 £488 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £413
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £9.88
West Midlands median hourly rate £43.50 £54.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -19.44% +350.00% -61.90%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 506 490 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.78% 32.19% 35.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 338 309
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £218 £246 £247
90th Percentile £538 £575 £527
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 21
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.00 £27.69 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.46% -18.56% +20.35%
10th Percentile £14.55 £9.24 £10.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £39.35 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £17.63 £28.50
% change year-on-year +73.05% -38.16% -9.52%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 22 November 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 31 (35.63%) Finance
2 14 (16.09%) Logistics
3 13 (14.94%) Project Management
3 13 (14.94%) Banking
4 12 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.79%) SMS
4 12 (13.79%) KYC
4 12 (13.79%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
6 10 (11.49%) Retail Banking
7 9 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (10.34%) Test Scripting
7 9 (10.34%) Active Directory
7 9 (10.34%) Migration
7 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (9.20%) ERP
8 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (9.20%) QA
9 7 (8.05%) Data Management
9 7 (8.05%) SAP
9 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2
9 7 (8.05%) E-Commerce
9 7 (8.05%) LAN
9 7 (8.05%) VPN
9 7 (8.05%) Cisco
10 6 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (6.90%) PMP
10 6 (6.90%) DHCP
10 6 (6.90%) EPoS

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.30%) JBoss
2 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.30%) SAP Retail
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.15%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
2 1 (1.15%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.30%) Office 365
3 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) SMS
2 7 (8.05%) LAN
2 7 (8.05%) VPN
3 6 (6.90%) DHCP
3 6 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (5.75%) Firewall
5 4 (4.60%) WAN
6 1 (1.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.30%) MySQL
3 2 (2.30%) OLAP
3 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.30%) Power BI
3 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.15%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.15%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) JIRA
General
1 31 (35.63%) Finance
2 13 (14.94%) Banking
3 10 (11.49%) Retail Banking
4 4 (4.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.30%) Local Government
6 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.15%) Automotive
6 1 (1.15%) Billing
6 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Marketing
6 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (37.93%) Analyst
2 14 (16.09%) Project Manager
3 12 (13.79%) KYC Analyst
4 11 (12.64%) Architect
5 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 8 (9.20%) Test Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.90%) Administrator
7 6 (6.90%) IT Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) IT Manager
8 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (5.75%) Project Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Applications Manager
9 4 (4.60%) IT Security Manager
9 4 (4.60%) Junior Project Manager
9 4 (4.60%) Security Administrator
9 4 (4.60%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) Web Services
2 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.30%) CSS
2 2 (2.30%) HTML
2 2 (2.30%) MDX
2 2 (2.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.15%) .NET
3 1 (1.15%) JSON
3 1 (1.15%) LAMP
3 1 (1.15%) LINQ
3 1 (1.15%) Middleware
3 1 (1.15%) REST
3 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) EPoS
2 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) FMCG
3 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.60%) PMI
4 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.30%) NHS
4 2 (2.30%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.15%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.75%) Windows
2 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.45%) Linux
3 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.09%) Logistics
2 13 (14.94%) Project Management
3 12 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.79%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 12 (13.79%) KYC
4 9 (10.34%) Migration
4 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (10.34%) Test Scripting
4 9 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (9.20%) ERP
6 7 (8.05%) Data Management
6 7 (8.05%) E-Commerce
6 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.90%) CRM
7 6 (6.90%) DevOps
7 6 (6.90%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.75%) Information Security
8 5 (5.75%) Project Governance
9 4 (4.60%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.30%) SQL
2 1 (1.15%) C#
2 1 (1.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) Degree
1 6 (6.90%) PMP
2 4 (4.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) QA
2 5 (5.75%) PMO
3 3 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.45%) SLA
4 1 (1.15%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (10.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.05%) Cisco
2 7 (8.05%) SAP
3 4 (4.60%) Kaspersky
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle
4 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.15%) Coremetrics
6 1 (1.15%) F5
6 1 (1.15%) Google
6 1 (1.15%) IBM
6 1 (1.15%) JDA
6 1 (1.15%) Kaseya
6 1 (1.15%) Proofpoint
6 1 (1.15%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.15%) Sun
6 1 (1.15%) Tableau