The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 12 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Retail 22 23 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.12% 7.23% 15.90%
As % of the General category 23.66% 28.05% 46.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 54
Median daily rate £480 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £425 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £625 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -45.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

General Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
93 82 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 34.32% 25.79% 33.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 51 105
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £302 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £625 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Median hourly rate £11.33 £45.22 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.94% +39.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +32.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Bedfordshire region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Luton +3 9 £450 -10.00% 4
Dunstable 0 2 £525 - 9
Bedford - 1 £480 -
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 11 (37.93%) E-Commerce
2 7 (24.14%) Migration
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
4 4 (13.79%) Windows
4 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.34%) Use Case
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (10.34%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) CRM
5 3 (10.34%) EPoS
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) Finance
6 2 (6.90%) Content Management
6 2 (6.90%) Information Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Banking
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (6.90%) CMS
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) SLA
6 2 (6.90%) IBM
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.90%) Data Flow Diagram

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (6.90%) CMS
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Unica
2 1 (3.45%) Data Workbench
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
1 2 (6.90%) OneDrive
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
1 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
1 7 (24.14%) Architect
1 7 (24.14%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.34%) EPoS
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) E-Commerce
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Migration
3 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.34%) CRM
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (10.34%) Use Case
5 3 (10.34%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Content Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Data Flow Diagram
6 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.90%) Information Management
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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