Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 82 97
Rank change year-on-year -20 +15 +8
Contract jobs citing Retail 8 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.47% 1.10% 0.71%
As % of the General category 2.26% 5.96% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 12
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £156
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +172.00% -63.45%
10th Percentile £136 £105 £105
90th Percentile £550 £550 £385
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 £13.69 £16.50 £16.90
% change year-on-year -17.03% -2.34% +20.68%

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 354 235 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 21.01% 18.40% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 164 230
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £268 £141 £185
90th Percentile £600 £550 £544
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 10
Wales median hourly rate £17.75 £35.28 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.68% +120.47% -23.81%
10th Percentile £11.10 £14.55 £10.74
90th Percentile £46.73 £77.50 £36.78
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -9.09%

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 January 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 21 January 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 -22 8 £400 -5.88% 11
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) VBA
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Access
3 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) EPoS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix
4 1 (12.50%) Retail Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10

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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MS Access
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Access Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Access VBA Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Excel Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Excel VBA Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Developer
1 3 (37.50%) VBA Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ERP
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP