Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 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
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 38 33
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -8
Contract jobs citing Retail 12 64 81
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.51% 4.62% 5.44%
As % of the General category 7.95% 13.76% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 50 70
Median daily rate £381 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.29% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £100 £301 £331
90th Percentile £493 £594 £530
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £403
% change year-on-year -5.88% +5.59% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £20.00 £11.41
% change year-on-year - +75.36% -34.83%

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 151 465 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.59% 33.55% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 309 326
Median daily rate £438 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £193 £215 £275
90th Percentile £575 £601 £588
West Midlands median daily rate £418 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -7.22% +5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 27
Median hourly rate £20.57 £19.13 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.56% +27.50% +1.27%
10th Percentile £14.45 £13.76 £10.77
90th Percentile £44.75 £36.88 £38.00
Median hourly rate £19.20 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% +9.09% -23.26%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Birmingham

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Retail in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Retail in Birmingham

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Retail in Birmingham over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Retail in Birmingham

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Retail in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for Retail in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Retail.

1 5 (41.67%) SQL
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (8.33%) Database Security
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps

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 1 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) AWS
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Power Platform
1 1 (8.33%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) OLAP
3 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Power BI
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) webpack
2 1 (8.33%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Development
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Magento Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) MDX
2 1 (8.33%) React
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (8.33%) EPoS
1 1 (8.33%) FMCG
1 1 (8.33%) Handset
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) VMS
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Database Security
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (8.33%) Project Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Sprint Review
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Ariba
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) RedGate
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy
4 1 (8.33%) Sage