Period
to 24 July 2019

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 6 months to 24 July 2019 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 22 18
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4 +11
Contract jobs citing Retail 16 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.56% 5.43% 6.61%
As % of the General category 30.77% 20.83% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 32
Staffordshire median daily rate £413 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.59% +3.62%
10th Percentile £370 £307 £328
90th Percentile £452 £438 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £11.41 £17.50
% change year-on-year +75.36% -34.83% -53.33%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 52 72 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 27.81% 26.09% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 48
Staffordshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +7.38%
10th Percentile £185 £307 £298
90th Percentile £485 £511 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £18.52 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.98% -36.14% +138.19%
10th Percentile £24.50 £12.78 £28.50
90th Percentile £45.50 £37.25 £29.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.59 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +58.98% -18.00% +25.00%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 24 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 July 2019. 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
Tamworth 0 10 £391 -0.95% 6
Stoke-on-Trent +12 2 £375 +30.43% 3
Retail
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
1 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (43.75%) FMCG
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (18.75%) hybris
5 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
5 3 (18.75%) JIRA
5 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
5 3 (18.75%) Android
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Logistics
5 3 (18.75%) ERP
6 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (12.50%) LAN
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) SLA
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (12.50%) Firewall
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (12.50%) Office 365
6 2 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (12.50%) SCOM
6 2 (12.50%) Application Discovery

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Project Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce Manager
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Web Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Web Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Server Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Server Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) FMCG
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) PDA
3 1 (6.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (18.75%) Android
2 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
1 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) ERP
4 3 (18.75%) Logistics
5 2 (12.50%) Application Discovery
5 2 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) Due Diligence
6 1 (6.25%) Project Governance
6 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) Statistics
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) hybris
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle