The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 28 June 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
England / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 128 60
Rank change year-on-year +79 -68  
Contract jobs citing Retail 8 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.41% 0.25% 1.58%
As % of the General category 6.78% 1.79% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 9
Median daily rate £363 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £375 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -5.43% +5.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -23.80% +31.25%  

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 North East with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 118 224 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 20.77% 13.82% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 202 156
Median daily rate £350 £340 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +1.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £489 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
Median hourly rate £30.25 £27.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.00% +113.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £9.63 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.73 £39.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in the North East

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in the North East

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in the North East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in the North East

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in the North East

Retail
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Tyne and Wear +75 4 £475 +35.71% 1
Durham - 2 £275 - 1
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 North East region with a requirement for Retail.

1 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 8 (50.00%) Retail Banking
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) CRM
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) CMS
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) ISEB
6 2 (12.50%) HTML
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (12.50%) ERP
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) SOAP
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) General Ledger
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 2 (12.50%) Umbraco
6 2 (12.50%) PMO
6 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (12.50%) CMS
1 2 (12.50%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JMeter
General
1 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 8 (50.00%) Retail Banking
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
4 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (12.50%) General Ledger
6 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Banking Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Retail Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SAP CO Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) SAP FI Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) REST
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) CRM
1 4 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) ERP
2 2 (12.50%) MVC
2 2 (12.50%) Scrum
2 2 (12.50%) SDLC
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) BDD
3 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) HP
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) SAP
1 1 (6.25%) Sitecore