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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
UK / Wales
Rank 59 72 56
Rank change year-on-year +13 -16  
Contract jobs citing Retail 8 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.14% 0.74% 1.11%
As % of the General category 4.85% 2.78% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Median daily rate £231 £375 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.33% +76.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £278 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £405 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +2.90% +0.12%  
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 Wales with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 165 180 179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 23.50% 26.51% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 128 99
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £264 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 £29.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.20% +35.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.78 £66.50 £34.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 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
South Wales +18 8 £231 -38.33% 9
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for Retail.

1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (26.67%) Coaching
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) MCITP
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (20.00%) Avaya
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) MCSE
4 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) InterSystems
5 2 (13.33%) Fiorano
5 2 (13.33%) Advertising
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) XSLT
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (13.33%) Banking
5 2 (13.33%) WebSphere

Retail
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (13.33%) JCAPS
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) Gatling
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
1 1 (6.67%) MSTest
1 1 (6.67%) NUnit
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Deskside Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Deskside Support
1 3 (20.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Business Integration Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) EPoS Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) EPoS Field Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Planner
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Officer
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Business Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Business One Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SEO Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Support Officer
3 1 (6.67%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (13.33%) XSLT
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) AIX
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Coaching
2 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Release Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) API Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Data Flow Diagram
4 1 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (6.67%) Link Building
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCITP
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) HL7
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Control-M
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Avaya
3 2 (13.33%) Fiorano
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) InterSystems
4 1 (6.67%) Lotus
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) SAP