The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
England / East Midlands
Rank 24 12 23
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11  
Contract jobs citing Retail 92 151 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.25% 9.30% 6.36%
As % of the General category 18.81% 27.16% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 92 60
Median daily rate £310 £375 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.33% -10.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £464 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +2.90% +0.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.62
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 489 556 599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 33.20% 34.26% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 354 339
Median daily rate £419 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 20
Median hourly rate £25.00 £10.44 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.46% -34.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £9.72 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.25 £26.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in the East Midlands

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in the East Midlands

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in the East Midlands

Retail
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -2 24 £305 +10.90% 26
Northamptonshire -1 23 £425 +6.25% 8
Derbyshire +9 19 £163 -56.66% 11
Nottinghamshire -23 17 £450 +22.03% 20
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Retail.

1 51 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 41 (21.93%) SAP
4 33 (17.65%) SQL
5 28 (14.97%) Windows
6 27 (14.44%) Scrum
7 26 (13.90%) .NET
7 26 (13.90%) Oracle
8 25 (13.37%) SQL Server
8 25 (13.37%) MVC
8 25 (13.37%) Finance
9 24 (12.83%) Manufacturing
9 24 (12.83%) JavaScript
10 22 (11.76%) Java
10 22 (11.76%) C#
11 21 (11.23%) Linux
12 20 (10.70%) Unix
12 20 (10.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (10.16%) Business Analysis
13 19 (10.16%) EPoS
14 18 (9.63%) SAP Retail
15 17 (9.09%) CSS
15 17 (9.09%) HTML
15 17 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (9.09%) Oracle Database
15 17 (9.09%) Mentoring
16 16 (8.56%) Microsoft
17 14 (7.49%) Logistics
17 14 (7.49%) Banking
17 14 (7.49%) ASP.NET

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 8 (4.28%) CMS
2 6 (3.21%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (2.67%) IIS
4 4 (2.14%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) Confluence
5 1 (0.53%) Drupal
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (4.28%) MS Excel
1 8 (4.28%) MS Office
2 5 (2.67%) MS Project
2 5 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (9.63%) SAP Retail
2 11 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
3 10 (5.35%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (4.28%) SAP CAR
5 6 (3.21%) Demantra
5 6 (3.21%) SAP SD
5 6 (3.21%) SnowdropKCS
6 5 (2.67%) SAP MM
6 5 (2.67%) SAP POS DM
7 4 (2.14%) SAP ERP
8 3 (1.60%) SAP CO
8 3 (1.60%) SAP FI
8 3 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (1.07%) SAP MDM
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.53%) SAP PP
10 1 (0.53%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.67%) Office 365
2 2 (1.07%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.07%) PaaS
3 1 (0.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.28%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.21%) Wireless
3 5 (2.67%) DHCP
3 5 (2.67%) DNS
3 5 (2.67%) LAN
3 5 (2.67%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (1.60%) Firewall
5 2 (1.07%) Internet
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.53%) Intranet
6 1 (0.53%) NX-OS
6 1 (0.53%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 17 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (6.42%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (4.81%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (2.14%) DTS
6 4 (2.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.14%) Star Schema
7 3 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.07%) Big Data
8 2 (1.07%) MySQL
8 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.07%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.07%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (6.95%) Selenium
2 9 (4.81%) Cucumber
3 6 (3.21%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.21%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (2.14%) JDeveloper
4 4 (2.14%) JIRA
4 4 (2.14%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.07%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.07%) JUnit
6 2 (1.07%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.07%) TestNG
6 2 (1.07%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.53%) PHPUnit
General
1 25 (13.37%) Finance
2 24 (12.83%) Manufacturing
3 14 (7.49%) Banking
4 10 (5.35%) Retail Banking
5 9 (4.81%) Publishing
6 6 (3.21%) Billing
7 3 (1.60%) Advertising
7 3 (1.60%) Back Office
7 3 (1.60%) Marketing
8 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.53%) Games
9 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (29.41%) Analyst
2 44 (23.53%) Developer
3 25 (13.37%) Consultant
4 23 (12.30%) SAP Consultant
5 20 (10.70%) C# Developer
6 19 (10.16%) .NET Developer
6 19 (10.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 17 (9.09%) Support Analyst
8 16 (8.56%) Applications Support
8 16 (8.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 16 (8.56%) Test Analyst
9 15 (8.02%) Applications Support Analyst
10 12 (6.42%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (6.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (6.42%) SAP Retail Consultant
11 11 (5.88%) Architect
11 11 (5.88%) Development Analyst
11 11 (5.88%) Development Support Analyst
11 11 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.90%) .NET
2 17 (9.09%) CSS
2 17 (9.09%) HTML
3 14 (7.49%) ASP.NET
3 14 (7.49%) HTML5
3 14 (7.49%) jQuery
4 8 (4.28%) CSS3
5 6 (3.21%) Sass
5 6 (3.21%) Web Services
5 6 (3.21%) XML
6 5 (2.67%) Middleware
6 5 (2.67%) Struts
7 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (2.14%) Software Packaging
8 3 (1.60%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (1.60%) RESTful
8 3 (1.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.07%) Backbone.js
9 2 (1.07%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.16%) EPoS
2 13 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.60%) User Experience
5 2 (1.07%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.07%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.07%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.07%) Fintech
5 2 (1.07%) Life Science
5 2 (1.07%) Replication
5 2 (1.07%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.53%) FMCG
6 1 (0.53%) iPad
6 1 (0.53%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.97%) Windows
2 21 (11.23%) Linux
3 20 (10.70%) Unix
4 12 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.74%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.21%) HPUX
6 6 (3.21%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.53%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 27 (14.44%) Scrum
4 25 (13.37%) MVC
5 20 (10.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (10.16%) Business Analysis
7 17 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 14 (7.49%) Front End Development
8 14 (7.49%) Logistics
9 13 (6.95%) QMS
10 11 (5.88%) BDD
10 11 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (5.88%) Change Control
11 9 (4.81%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.81%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 9 (4.81%) Data Management
12 8 (4.28%) Change Management
12 8 (4.28%) ITIL
12 8 (4.28%) Quality Management
12 8 (4.28%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.65%) SQL
2 24 (12.83%) JavaScript
3 22 (11.76%) C#
3 22 (11.76%) Java
4 11 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 8 (4.28%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.67%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.67%) VBScript
7 4 (2.14%) C
8 2 (1.07%) C++
8 2 (1.07%) PHP
8 2 (1.07%) VB
9 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (3.74%) Degree
2 4 (2.14%) ISEB
2 4 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (2.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (1.60%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.53%) CCDP
5 1 (0.53%) CCNA
5 1 (0.53%) CCNP
5 1 (0.53%) CISSP
5 1 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.53%) MCSE
5 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.35%) QA
2 9 (4.81%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.67%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (2.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.21%) SCCM
2 2 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.53%) Ansible
3 1 (0.53%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (21.93%) SAP
2 26 (13.90%) Oracle
3 16 (8.56%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.21%) HP
5 5 (2.67%) Dell
5 5 (2.67%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.14%) Adobe
6 4 (2.14%) Apigee
6 4 (2.14%) Intel
6 4 (2.14%) Talend
7 3 (1.60%) Cisco
7 3 (1.60%) hybris
7 3 (1.60%) Sun
7 3 (1.60%) webMethods
8 2 (1.07%) Citrix
8 2 (1.07%) Google
8 2 (1.07%) RedPrairie
8 2 (1.07%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.53%) IBM
9 1 (0.53%) VMware
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