Period
to 6 June 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 6 June 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
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 26 45
Rank change year-on-year -21 +19 -30
Contract jobs citing Retail 20 74 71
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.10% 5.60% 4.76%
As % of the General category 9.35% 17.79% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 59 66
Median daily rate £390 £413 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.45% +2.80% -5.59%
10th Percentile £300 £355 £301
90th Percentile £488 £515 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £16.46 £12.00
% change year-on-year - +37.19% -31.43%

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 214 416 507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 33.13% 31.47% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 267 343
Median daily rate £450 £442 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.81% +5.24% +5.00%
10th Percentile £288 £290 £272
90th Percentile £650 £588 £588
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 25
Median hourly rate £19.20 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +33.33% +1.27%
10th Percentile £13.73 £14.55 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.25 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year +4.11% -1.35% -13.31%

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 6 June 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 6 June 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 7 (35.00%) SQL
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) JIRA
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (15.00%) SAP
5 3 (15.00%) CSS
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.00%) NHS
5 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) AWS
5 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (10.00%) Skype
6 2 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (10.00%) Confluence
6 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) Zephyr

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 2 (10.00%) Confluence
1 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Power Platform
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) MailChimp
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
3 1 (5.00%) PowerApps
3 1 (5.00%) Route 53
3 1 (5.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
1 2 (10.00%) Skype
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) MPLS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.00%) Power BI
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) OLAP
4 1 (5.00%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (5.00%) Hudson
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) webpack
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (10.00%) Automotive
3 2 (10.00%) Law
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Head of Development
4 1 (5.00%) Head of Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing Executive
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.00%) MDX
4 1 (5.00%) OAuth
4 1 (5.00%) React
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) SAML
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.00%) Vue.js
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) FMCG
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Handset
2 1 (5.00%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) VMS
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) B2B
4 2 (10.00%) B2C
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Sprint Review
5 1 (5.00%) Technology Roadmap
5 1 (5.00%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) Ariba
5 1 (5.00%) CyberArk
5 1 (5.00%) ForgeRock
5 1 (5.00%) HubSpot
5 1 (5.00%) Optimizely
5 1 (5.00%) RedGate
5 1 (5.00%) Sage
5 1 (5.00%) Twitter
5 1 (5.00%) Veeam
5 1 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) WALLIX