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 27 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.

Retailing
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 8 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 4.08% 4.65% 2.02%
As % of the General category 18.18% 12.50% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £394 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 - £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 - £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £410
% change year-on-year +2.40% +1.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Worcestershire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 11 16 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 22.45% 37.21% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 17
Median daily rate £350 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.25% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £123 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.82% -27.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 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
Worcester +1 2 £394 -
Retail
West Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 3 (60.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Velocity
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow Management
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Degree

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Coach
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Velocity
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP