The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 26 June 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
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 20 11
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9  
Contract jobs citing Retail 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 23.53% 4.26% 5.88%
As % of the General category 61.54% 20.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Median daily rate £280 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.75% +45.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £224 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £575 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -57.33% +134.37%  

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 13 20 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 38.24% 21.28% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 10
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £282 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Worcestershire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Worcestershire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Worcestershire

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Worcestershire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Worcester +8 7 £198 +9.72% 1
Retail
West Midlands

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

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) ERP
1 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
1 6 (60.00%) VPN
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
1 6 (60.00%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (60.00%) Hardware Maintenance
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Security Management
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow Management
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) VPN
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Administrator
1 6 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Implementation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ERP
1 6 (60.00%) Hardware Maintenance
2 5 (50.00%) Security Management
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards