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 30 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 66 44
Rank change year-on-year +18 -22  
Contract jobs citing Retail 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.22% 0.91% 1.34%
As % of the General category 4.93% 3.31% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Median daily rate £231 £375 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.33% +66.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £278 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £405 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £412
% change year-on-year +2.40% +0.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
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 South Wales with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 142 151 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 24.83% 27.55% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 112 81
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 £188 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
Median hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.50% +40.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.07 £25.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £67.00 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

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 30 March 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 30 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
Newport - 3 - -
Cardiff +14 2 £305 -18.66% 2
Caerphilly - 1 £263 -
Retail
Wales

For the 6 months to 30 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Retail.

1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) Coaching
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Avaya
3 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) MCITP
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) InterSystems
4 2 (16.67%) Fiorano
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (16.67%) XSLT
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) HL7
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (16.67%) JCAPS

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 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (16.67%) JCAPS
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSBuild
1 1 (8.33%) MSTest
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Deskside Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Deskside Support
1 3 (25.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Integration Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) ATM Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) EPoS Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) EPoS Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Business Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Business One Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SEO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Coaching
2 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Data Flow Diagram
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) SEO
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCITP
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) HL7
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (8.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Control-M
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Avaya
3 2 (16.67%) Fiorano
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) InterSystems
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) SAP