The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 28 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
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 57 32
Rank change year-on-year +19 -25  
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.59% 1.19% 1.96%
As % of the General category 2.47% 4.17% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £305 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.66% +19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £278 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £405 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £416 £410
% change year-on-year +2.10% +1.52%  
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 Cardiff with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 81 120 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 24.04% 28.57% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 98 54
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £292 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £36.25 £13.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +168.51% -38.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £13.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £13.50 £30.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Cardiff

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Cardiff over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Cardiff

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Retail.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (33.33%) JCAPS
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (33.33%) HL7
3 2 (33.33%) InterSystems
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (33.33%) Fiorano
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) NUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (33.33%) JCAPS
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
1 1 (16.67%) MSTest
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Integration Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Planner
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Business Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Business One Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (16.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Informatics
3 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) HL7
2 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (16.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Fiorano
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) InterSystems
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP