The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 53 46
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7  
Contract jobs citing Retail 10 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.88% 0.42% 3.65%
As % of the General category 10.87% 1.61% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 20
Median daily rate £384 £288 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.56% -18.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £288 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £288 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -57.33% +134.37%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 92 124 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 17.33% 26.22% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 90 130
Median daily rate £400 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -1.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £244 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Median hourly rate £55.41 £21.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.69% +72.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £12.85 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £32.25 £14.60
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 South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in South Wales

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in South Wales

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in South Wales

Retail
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the South Wales 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
Cardiff +5 8 £384 +33.56%
Newport - 2 - - 1
Retail
Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for Retail.

1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Coaching
4 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (17.65%) Regulatory Compliance
4 3 (17.65%) MCITP
4 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Avaya
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (17.65%) MCSE
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) SAP
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Requirements Management
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) QA
5 2 (11.76%) User Experience
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.88%) JCAPS
1 1 (5.88%) NetWeaver
1 1 (5.88%) SAS
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
1 1 (5.88%) SAP PP
1 1 (5.88%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) iPaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Base SAS
1 1 (5.88%) Ingres
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Business Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Banking Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Banking Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Deskside Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Deskside Support
3 3 (17.65%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) User Experience Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Migration Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) PMO Planner
5 1 (5.88%) Production Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SEO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (5.88%) ODBC
1 1 (5.88%) SAP PI
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) AIX
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
1 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (23.53%) Coaching
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (17.65%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Requirements Management
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Link Building
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) MCITP
1 3 (17.65%) MCSE
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) HL7
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Control-M
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Avaya
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Fiorano
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) InterSystems