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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 31 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing Retail 90 84 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.64% 3.46% 3.76%
As % of the General category 11.80% 9.00% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 48
Median daily rate £450 £400 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £325 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £635 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £125.00 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+792.85% -20.00%

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
763 933 1123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 39.33% 38.41% 44.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 399 513
Median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 23
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.25 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% +0.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.03 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.17
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +28.84%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 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
Bracknell +22 40 £463 +12.80% 2
Reading +3 17 £400 - 6
Maidenhead +3 10 - - 3
Slough +2 2 £113 -71.87% 1
Newbury +1 1 - -
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 37 (20.44%) E-Commerce
2 35 (19.34%) Finance
3 32 (17.68%) Telecoms
4 27 (14.92%) Oracle
5 26 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (11.60%) Project Management
7 20 (11.05%) Data Modelling
8 17 (9.39%) Active Directory
9 16 (8.84%) Microsoft
9 16 (8.84%) SQL
10 15 (8.29%) MS Excel
10 15 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (8.29%) Marketing
11 14 (7.73%) Degree
11 14 (7.73%) Migration
12 13 (7.18%) Windows
12 13 (7.18%) Cisco
12 13 (7.18%) Mobile App
12 13 (7.18%) Mentoring
12 13 (7.18%) Coaching
12 13 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (6.63%) PRINCE2
13 12 (6.63%) CSS
13 12 (6.63%) Data Analysis
14 11 (6.08%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (6.08%) Data Quality
14 11 (6.08%) Business Analysis
15 10 (5.52%) PowerShell
15 10 (5.52%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (5.52%) Analytics

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 5 (2.76%) JBoss
2 4 (2.21%) CMS
2 4 (2.21%) Confluence
3 3 (1.66%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.66%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.10%) SAS
5 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.21%) MS Office
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.55%) MS Project
4 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.87%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.55%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.55%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.55%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.10%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (1.10%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.55%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.55%) CallidusCloud
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.55%) Force.com
4 1 (0.55%) Office 365
4 1 (0.55%) PaaS
4 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.52%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (4.97%) NetScaler
3 3 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.10%) BGP
4 2 (1.10%) MPLS
4 2 (1.10%) Skype
4 2 (1.10%) VoIP
4 2 (1.10%) Wireless
4 2 (1.10%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.55%) 3G
5 1 (0.55%) DNS
5 1 (0.55%) FTP
5 1 (0.55%) HTTP
5 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.55%) Internet
5 1 (0.55%) SAN
5 1 (0.55%) SNMP
5 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.55%) WAN
5 1 (0.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.87%) DB2
1 7 (3.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.21%) Power BI
3 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.55%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.55%) Big Data
4 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.55%) Hazelcast
4 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.55%) MySQL
4 1 (0.55%) OLTP
4 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.55%) Redis
4 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.87%) JIRA
2 5 (2.76%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.66%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.66%) Subversion
4 2 (1.10%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.10%) JUnit
4 2 (1.10%) Selenium
4 2 (1.10%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.10%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.55%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.55%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.55%) JMeter
5 1 (0.55%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.55%) MSI
5 1 (0.55%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.55%) ProC
5 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (19.34%) Finance
2 32 (17.68%) Telecoms
3 15 (8.29%) Marketing
4 8 (4.42%) Legal
5 7 (3.87%) Banking
6 5 (2.76%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.66%) Billing
7 3 (1.66%) French Language
7 3 (1.66%) German Language
7 3 (1.66%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.66%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.55%) Back Office
8 1 (0.55%) Games
8 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (25.41%) Architect
2 33 (18.23%) Analyst
3 14 (7.73%) Developer
4 13 (7.18%) Data Architect
5 11 (6.08%) Security Architect
6 10 (5.52%) Consultant
6 10 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (5.52%) Technical Leader
7 9 (4.97%) Data Analyst
7 9 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.42%) Integration Architect
9 7 (3.87%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.31%) Performance Manager
10 6 (3.31%) Quality Manager
11 5 (2.76%) Business Analyst
11 5 (2.76%) Designer
11 5 (2.76%) Oracle Architect
11 5 (2.76%) Service Analyst
11 5 (2.76%) Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (2.76%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.63%) CSS
2 10 (5.52%) SAML
3 9 (4.97%) .NET
3 9 (4.97%) HTML
3 9 (4.97%) XML
4 8 (4.42%) HTML5
5 7 (3.87%) CSS3
6 6 (3.31%) jQuery
7 5 (2.76%) JSON
8 4 (2.21%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.21%) Modernizr
8 4 (2.21%) WSDL
9 3 (1.66%) J2EE
9 3 (1.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (1.10%) ATL
10 2 (1.10%) Mason
10 2 (1.10%) Middleware
10 2 (1.10%) Spring
10 2 (1.10%) Visualforce
10 2 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (7.18%) Mobile App
2 9 (4.97%) FMCG
3 5 (2.76%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.76%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.21%) EMV
4 4 (2.21%) Smart Meter
4 4 (2.21%) Social Media
4 4 (2.21%) User Experience
5 3 (1.66%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.66%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.66%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.66%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.10%) EPoS
7 1 (0.55%) AS400
7 1 (0.55%) Handset
7 1 (0.55%) PKI
7 1 (0.55%) Replication
7 1 (0.55%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.18%) Windows
2 8 (4.42%) Android
2 8 (4.42%) Unix
3 7 (3.87%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.31%) Linux
5 5 (2.76%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.21%) Windows CE
7 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.10%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.55%) CentOS
8 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.44%) E-Commerce
2 26 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (11.60%) Project Management
4 20 (11.05%) Data Modelling
5 15 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (7.73%) Migration
7 13 (7.18%) Coaching
7 13 (7.18%) Mentoring
8 12 (6.63%) Data Analysis
8 12 (6.63%) PRINCE2
9 11 (6.08%) Business Analysis
9 11 (6.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (5.52%) Analytics
10 10 (5.52%) Data Management
10 10 (5.52%) SOA
11 9 (4.97%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.97%) Performance Management
11 9 (4.97%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (4.42%) Data Migration
12 8 (4.42%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.84%) SQL
2 10 (5.52%) JavaScript
2 10 (5.52%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.97%) VBScript
4 8 (4.42%) Java
5 4 (2.21%) C#
6 2 (1.10%) Apex Code
6 2 (1.10%) C
6 2 (1.10%) VB
6 2 (1.10%) VBA
7 1 (0.55%) C++
7 1 (0.55%) Perl
7 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.55%) Scala
7 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (7.73%) Degree
2 9 (4.97%) CISMP
2 9 (4.97%) CRISC
3 7 (3.87%) APMP
3 7 (3.87%) CIPD
4 3 (1.66%) CCNP
4 3 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.55%) ACCA
5 1 (0.55%) CCIP
5 1 (0.55%) CCNA
5 1 (0.55%) CIMA
5 1 (0.55%) CISA
5 1 (0.55%) CISM
5 1 (0.55%) CISSP
5 1 (0.55%) PCI QSA
5 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.55%) PMP
5 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.08%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.31%) P3O
3 6 (3.31%) QA
4 3 (1.66%) GDPR
4 3 (1.66%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.55%) IFRS
6 1 (0.55%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.55%) SLA
6 1 (0.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (9.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.87%) vCloud
2 7 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.10%) Docker
4 1 (0.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (4.97%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 8 (4.42%) AirWatch
3 5 (2.76%) SCCM
4 1 (0.55%) Ansible
4 1 (0.55%) Consul
4 1 (0.55%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.55%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.55%) MOM
4 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.55%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.55%) Puppet
4 1 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.55%) Terraform
4 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (14.92%) Oracle
2 16 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.18%) Cisco
4 10 (5.52%) CheckPoint
4 10 (5.52%) Palo Alto
5 8 (4.42%) Ab Initio
5 8 (4.42%) Citrix
6 7 (3.87%) VMware
7 5 (2.76%) Google
7 5 (2.76%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.76%) webMethods
8 4 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.66%) IBM
9 3 (1.66%) JDA
9 3 (1.66%) Remedy
10 2 (1.10%) Adobe
10 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.10%) HP
10 2 (1.10%) Juniper
10 2 (1.10%) Omniture