The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 47 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail 92 110 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.65% 3.93% 4.38%
As % of the General category 9.04% 9.41% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 59 73
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £133 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -33.33%
Retail
South East

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

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1018 1169 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.35% 41.75% 42.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 531 518
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 29
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 £11.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +8 32 £450 - 4
Bracknell -10 21 £450 +12.64% 5
Newbury +9 5 £563 +40.62% 3
Slough +4 4 £400 +14.28% 9
Maidenhead 0 2 £425 -10.52% 4
Wokingham - 2 £450 -
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 37 (20.67%) E-Commerce
1 37 (20.67%) Telecoms
2 35 (19.55%) Finance
2 35 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (13.41%) Microsoft
4 23 (12.85%) Oracle
4 23 (12.85%) Project Management
5 22 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (11.17%) Java
7 19 (10.61%) Migration
8 16 (8.94%) J2EE
8 16 (8.94%) hybris
9 15 (8.38%) SQL
10 14 (7.82%) Degree
11 13 (7.26%) FMCG
11 13 (7.26%) Oracle Retail
12 12 (6.70%) Technical Analysis
12 12 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (6.70%) Windows
12 12 (6.70%) MS Excel
12 12 (6.70%) CMS
12 12 (6.70%) Business Analysis
13 11 (6.15%) Banking
13 11 (6.15%) Change Management
13 11 (6.15%) CRM
13 11 (6.15%) ERP
13 11 (6.15%) Linux
13 11 (6.15%) Unix
13 11 (6.15%) Active Directory
13 11 (6.15%) Adobe Experience Manager

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 12 (6.70%) CMS
2 11 (6.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (4.47%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.35%) JBoss
4 6 (3.35%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.35%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.79%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.12%) Apache
7 2 (1.12%) Confluence
7 2 (1.12%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.12%) MQSI
7 2 (1.12%) Node.js
7 2 (1.12%) SAS
8 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.35%) MS Office
3 4 (2.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.23%) MS Project
3 4 (2.23%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.68%) Acrobat
4 3 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.68%) InDesign
5 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (7.26%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (2.79%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.68%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.79%) Broadband
1 5 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (2.79%) Cisco PIX
1 5 (2.79%) Firewall
1 5 (2.79%) FWSM
1 5 (2.79%) SMS
2 3 (1.68%) 3G
2 3 (1.68%) 4G
2 3 (1.68%) MPLS
2 3 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (1.68%) VoIP
3 2 (1.12%) BGP
3 2 (1.12%) DNS
3 2 (1.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.12%) Network Security
3 2 (1.12%) OSPF
3 2 (1.12%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (1.12%) TACACS
3 2 (1.12%) VLAN
3 2 (1.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.79%) Big Data
3 3 (1.68%) MySQL
3 3 (1.68%) Power BI
4 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.12%) DB2
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.12%) SAS EBI
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.56%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.56%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.91%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.35%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.23%) JIRA
4 2 (1.12%) eggPlant
4 2 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.12%) TestComplete
4 2 (1.12%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.56%) FishEye
5 1 (0.56%) Maven
5 1 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 37 (20.67%) Telecoms
2 35 (19.55%) Finance
3 11 (6.15%) Banking
4 10 (5.59%) Marketing
5 8 (4.47%) Billing
6 7 (3.91%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.79%) Advertising
7 5 (2.79%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.23%) French Language
8 4 (2.23%) German Language
8 4 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.68%) Back Office
9 3 (1.68%) Italian Language
9 3 (1.68%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.56%) Games
10 1 (0.56%) Legal
10 1 (0.56%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 49 (27.37%) Architect
2 30 (16.76%) Analyst
3 22 (12.29%) Business Analyst
3 22 (12.29%) Project Manager
4 15 (8.38%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (5.03%) Hybris Architect
5 9 (5.03%) Oracle Architect
6 8 (4.47%) Developer
6 8 (4.47%) Technical Architect
7 7 (3.91%) Consultant
7 7 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (3.91%) Enterprise Architect
7 7 (3.91%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.35%) Designer
8 6 (3.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (3.35%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (3.35%) Security Engineer
9 5 (2.79%) Integration Architect
9 5 (2.79%) IP Engineer
9 5 (2.79%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.94%) J2EE
2 10 (5.59%) Middleware
3 8 (4.47%) XML
4 7 (3.91%) Hibernate
4 7 (3.91%) JSON
4 7 (3.91%) Spring
5 5 (2.79%) CSS
5 5 (2.79%) EJB
5 5 (2.79%) Web Services
6 4 (2.23%) HTML
6 4 (2.23%) JMS
6 4 (2.23%) JSP
6 4 (2.23%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (2.23%) Struts
7 3 (1.68%) .NET
7 3 (1.68%) HTML5
7 3 (1.68%) jQuery
7 3 (1.68%) REST
8 2 (1.12%) COM
8 2 (1.12%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.26%) FMCG
2 12 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.91%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.91%) Smart Meter
4 5 (2.79%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.23%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.23%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.68%) CCTV
6 3 (1.68%) Data Conversion
6 3 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.68%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.68%) EPoS
6 3 (1.68%) Fintech
6 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.68%) User Experience
6 3 (1.68%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.12%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.12%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.12%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.70%) Windows
2 11 (6.15%) Linux
2 11 (6.15%) Unix
3 3 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.56%) AIX
4 1 (0.56%) Android
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.56%) CentOS
4 1 (0.56%) SUSE
4 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.67%) E-Commerce
2 35 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (12.85%) Project Management
4 22 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (10.61%) Migration
6 12 (6.70%) Business Analysis
6 12 (6.70%) Technical Analysis
7 11 (6.15%) Change Management
7 11 (6.15%) CRM
7 11 (6.15%) ERP
8 10 (5.59%) DevOps
8 10 (5.59%) Logistics
9 8 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (4.47%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (4.47%) ITIL
9 8 (4.47%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.91%) Analytics
10 7 (3.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (3.91%) Data Modelling
10 7 (3.91%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.17%) Java
2 15 (8.38%) SQL
3 8 (4.47%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.79%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.23%) Python
6 1 (0.56%) C
6 1 (0.56%) C#
6 1 (0.56%) COBOL
6 1 (0.56%) PHP
6 1 (0.56%) R
6 1 (0.56%) Ruby
6 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.56%) VB
6 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (7.82%) Degree
2 5 (2.79%) CCNP
2 5 (2.79%) CCSA
2 5 (2.79%) CCSE
2 5 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (2.79%) ISEB
3 4 (2.23%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.68%) ACMT
4 3 (1.68%) PMP
5 2 (1.12%) CISSP
5 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.56%) APMP
6 1 (0.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.23%) GxP
1 4 (2.23%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.56%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.79%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.79%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.23%) Ansible
3 1 (0.56%) Packer
3 1 (0.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.85%) Oracle
3 16 (8.94%) hybris
4 10 (5.59%) IBM
5 9 (5.03%) ATG
5 9 (5.03%) SAP
6 5 (2.79%) Blue Coat
6 5 (2.79%) CheckPoint
6 5 (2.79%) Cisco
6 5 (2.79%) F5
7 4 (2.23%) Adobe
7 4 (2.23%) JD Edwards
7 4 (2.23%) Percussion
8 3 (1.68%) Apple
8 3 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.12%) RedPrairie
9 2 (1.12%) Remedy
9 2 (1.12%) Siebel
9 2 (1.12%) Teradata
9 2 (1.12%) VMware
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