Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 82 96
Rank change year-on-year -24 +14 +9
Contract jobs citing Retail 9 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.54% 0.97% 0.35%
As % of the General category 2.34% 5.02% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 4
Wales median daily rate £400 £385 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +43.26% -40.28%
10th Percentile £320 £105 £208
90th Percentile £563 £549 £398
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £17.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -23.94% +1.43% +9.38%

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 385 239 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.01% 19.42% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 179 230
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £264 £145 £221
90th Percentile £598 £525 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 8
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% -19.84%
10th Percentile £10.25 £11.14 £10.72
90th Percentile £43.75 £56.50 £70.15
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.47
% change year-on-year -4.00% +2.17% -2.12%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 -24 9 £400 +3.90% 15
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) VBA
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (55.56%) MS Access
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) SLA
5 1 (11.11%) EPoS
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Liability-Driven Investment
5 1 (11.11%) Banking

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:

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MS Access
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Access Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Access VBA Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Excel Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Excel VBA Developer
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Developer
1 4 (44.44%) VBA Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Development Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Product Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS
1 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ERP
1 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
1 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Break/Fix
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Liability-Driven Investment
2 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) VBA
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP