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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
England / North East
Rank 72 68 49
Rank change year-on-year -4 -19  
Contract jobs citing Retail 8 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.11% 0.69% 1.45%
As % of the General category 6.40% 2.87% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Median daily rate £488 £475 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £780
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year +50.94% -31.16%  

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 125 209 144
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 17.34% 23.97% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 139 86
Median daily rate £365 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +4.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £11.33 £18.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.75% -26.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 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
Tyne and Wear -9 6 £483 +7.22% 9
Durham -3 1 - - 1
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 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 North East region with a requirement for Retail.

1 7 (36.84%) Banking
2 6 (31.58%) Retail Banking
3 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
4 4 (21.05%) CRM
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Logistics
5 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
5 3 (15.79%) User Stories
6 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Drupal
6 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
6 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (10.53%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 2 (10.53%) ERP
6 2 (10.53%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.53%) SAP
6 2 (10.53%) ISEB
7 1 (5.26%) SAP PP
7 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.26%) Process Management
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) MVC
7 1 (5.26%) JMeter

Retail
Top Related 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 (10.53%) Drupal
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.26%) SAP LE
1 1 (5.26%) SAP PP
1 1 (5.26%) SAP PP-PI
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Retail
1 1 (5.26%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JMeter
General
1 7 (36.84%) Banking
2 6 (31.58%) Retail Banking
3 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
5 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum Master
4 2 (10.53%) AML Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Banking Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Lead
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Logistics Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Regulatory Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP PP Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) REST
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
2 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.26%) FMCG
2 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) CRM
2 4 (21.05%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.79%) Logistics
3 3 (15.79%) User Stories
4 2 (10.53%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 2 (10.53%) ERP
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) B2C
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Facebook
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.26%) Tableau