Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 85 92
Rank change year-on-year +20 +7 -18
Contract jobs citing Retail 12 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.28% 0.36% 0.93%
As % of the General category 5.97% 1.52% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 8
South Wales median daily rate £385 £269 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.26% -40.34% +7.26%
10th Percentile £105 £208 £369
90th Percentile £550 £398 £538
Wales median daily rate £385 £200 £450
% change year-on-year +92.50% -55.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South Wales median hourly rate - - £16.00
Wales median hourly rate - - £16.00

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 201 264 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.36% 23.47% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 210 275
South Wales median daily rate £380 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +2.81% -2.67%
10th Percentile £163 £233 £228
90th Percentile £525 £513 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £388 £363
% change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 8
South Wales median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £20.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.89% -12.11% +2.40%
10th Percentile £10.85 £11.02 £10.52
90th Percentile £59.00 £72.20 £25.53
Wales median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £19.96
% change year-on-year -3.13% -19.84% -0.20%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +2 7 £245 -14.78% 1
Newport - 3 £105 -
Retail
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 (58.33%) E-Commerce
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) User Experience
5 3 (25.00%) Multivariate Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (25.00%) SEO
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) SAP
6 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (16.67%) BDD
6 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Big Data
7 1 (8.33%) Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
7 1 (8.33%) Release Management
7 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 10

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (8.33%) SAP MM
1 1 (8.33%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) User Experience Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum Master
4 1 (8.33%) Break Fix Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cabling Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) EPoS Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SAP CO Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP FI Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP MM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Multivariate Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 3 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (25.00%) SEO
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP