Period
to 8 December 2019

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 8 December 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 112 83
Rank change year-on-year +39 -29 +17
Contract jobs citing Retail 13 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.13% 0.46% 1.08%
As % of the General category 4.83% 1.55% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 13
Wales median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +112.50%
10th Percentile £140 £293 £105
90th Percentile £675 £550 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £14.39 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +6.59% -25.00% +20.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 269 517 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.43% 29.90% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 339 272
Wales median daily rate £413 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +8.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £274 £151
90th Percentile £600 £600 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 18
Wales median hourly rate £22.25 £15.00 £15.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.33% -4.08% -18.77%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.13 £10.78
90th Percentile £38.13 £30.54 £48.43
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £22.42
% change year-on-year +4.76% -6.34% +10.59%

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 8 December 2019.

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 8 December 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
South Wales +29 10 £538 +34.38% 19
North Wales - 1 £401 - 3
West Wales - 1 £140 -
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for Retail.

1 6 (46.15%) SQL
1 6 (46.15%) Python
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) Machine Learning
3 4 (30.77%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
3 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Automation Anywhere
3 4 (30.77%) UiPath
3 4 (30.77%) Blue Prism
4 3 (23.08%) Robotic Process Automation
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Robotics
4 3 (23.08%) Use Case
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Android
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Azure
1 1 (7.69%) GCP
1 1 (7.69%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon Aurora
1 1 (7.69%) Base SAS
1 1 (7.69%) Ingres
1 1 (7.69%) Power BI
1 1 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Robotic Process Automation Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) EPoS Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) EPoS Field Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Field Service Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Scientist
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Robotics
2 2 (15.38%) EPoS
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Android
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Machine Learning
2 4 (30.77%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Robotic Process Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Use Case
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Statistics
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Python
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Automation Anywhere
1 4 (30.77%) Blue Prism
1 4 (30.77%) UiPath
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Tableau