The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 22 24
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2  
Contract jobs citing Retail 9 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.47% 2.67% 3.95%
As % of the General category 22.50% 10.00% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Median daily rate £413 £300 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -31.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £412
% change year-on-year +2.40% +0.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 40 40 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 28.78% 26.67% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 30
Median daily rate £413 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
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 Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Staffordshire

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Staffordshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Staffordshire 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
Tamworth - 5 £413 - 2
Stoke-on-Trent +5 2 £375 -
Retail
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 8 (33.33%) Angular 2
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) HTML
4 6 (25.00%) User Experience
4 6 (25.00%) Web Development
4 6 (25.00%) FMCG
4 6 (25.00%) HTML5
4 6 (25.00%) PMO
5 5 (20.83%) React
5 5 (20.83%) Service Design
5 5 (20.83%) Logistics
5 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
5 5 (20.83%) B2B
6 4 (16.67%) Information Security
7 3 (12.50%) .NET
7 3 (12.50%) C#
7 3 (12.50%) Microservices
8 2 (8.33%) GDPR
8 2 (8.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 2 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (8.33%) WPF
8 2 (8.33%) SIEM
8 2 (8.33%) Software Asset Management
8 2 (8.33%) MySQL
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.33%) DHCP
8 2 (8.33%) VPN
8 2 (8.33%) DNS
8 2 (8.33%) Active Directory

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) DHCP
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
1 2 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Angular Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 6 (25.00%) UX Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Security Manager
5 5 (20.83%) Security Project Manager
5 5 (20.83%) Service Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (12.50%) Information Security Project Manager
6 3 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (12.50%) IT Manager
6 3 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (12.50%) IT Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 8 (33.33%) Angular 2
3 7 (29.17%) HTML
4 6 (25.00%) HTML5
5 5 (20.83%) React
6 3 (12.50%) .NET
7 2 (8.33%) WPF
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) FMCG
1 6 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Web Development
2 5 (20.83%) B2B
2 5 (20.83%) Logistics
2 5 (20.83%) Service Design
3 4 (16.67%) Information Security
4 3 (12.50%) Microservices
5 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (8.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 2 (8.33%) SIEM
5 2 (8.33%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) PMO
2 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) F5
2 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm
2 1 (4.17%) Proofpoint