Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 21 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 96 105
Rank change year-on-year +17 +9 -14
Contract jobs citing Retail 12 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.01% 0.50% 0.79%
As % of the General category 4.94% 2.27% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 9
Wales median daily rate £385 £200 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +92.50% -55.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £105 £105 £315
90th Percentile £549 £406 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wales median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK median hourly rate £15.25 £16.90 £16.00
% change year-on-year -9.74% +5.59% +13.96%

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 Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 243 309 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.40% 21.90% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 243 305
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £163 £222 £213
90th Percentile £538 £550 £475
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 13
Wales median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £19.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -19.84% -0.20%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.72 £11.41
90th Percentile £56.50 £70.15 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.48% - +13.64%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Wales

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Wales

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Wales

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Wales

Retail
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 21 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
South Wales +17 12 £385 +43.26% 1
West Wales +3 1 £105 -
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 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 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 2 (16.67%) Big Data
5 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Multivariate Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
5 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) SEO
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Banking
5 2 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) SAP CO
6 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Windows

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) 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 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Multivariate Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 2 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) SEO
3 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Break/Fix
4 1 (8.33%) Multichannel Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP