The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 16 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Retail 75 83 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.91% 6.00% 7.86%
As % of the General category 21.13% 13.17% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 37 42
Median daily rate £400 £388 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £17.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +43.75%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

General Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
355 630 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 42.16% 45.55% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 308 264
Median daily rate £420 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £482 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.94 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.74% +16.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.55 £9.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.80 £34.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Milton Keynes +10 60 £381 -7.01% 7
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 44 (28.21%) Banking
2 41 (26.28%) Finance
3 35 (22.44%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 23 (14.74%) Microsoft
6 21 (13.46%) Java
6 21 (13.46%) Project Management
7 18 (11.54%) SQL
7 18 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (10.26%) Oracle
8 16 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (9.62%) Unix
9 15 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (8.97%) B2C
10 14 (8.97%) SLA
10 14 (8.97%) MS Office
10 14 (8.97%) Automotive
10 14 (8.97%) Business Analysis
10 14 (8.97%) Scrum
11 13 (8.33%) ITIL
11 13 (8.33%) PRINCE2
11 13 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (7.69%) JavaScript
12 12 (7.69%) Degree
13 11 (7.05%) German Language
13 11 (7.05%) Retail Banking
13 11 (7.05%) MS Excel
14 10 (6.41%) SAP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.92%) Confluence
2 3 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.28%) SAS
4 1 (0.64%) CMS
4 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (8.97%) MS Office
2 11 (7.05%) MS Excel
3 10 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.49%) Temenos T24
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.64%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.56%) Firewall
1 4 (2.56%) LDAP
2 3 (1.92%) Network Security
2 3 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.64%) BGP
3 1 (0.64%) Internet
3 1 (0.64%) MPLS
3 1 (0.64%) Multicast
3 1 (0.64%) OSPF
3 1 (0.64%) Skype
3 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (5.13%) Hadoop
3 7 (4.49%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.56%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.92%) Power BI
6 3 (1.92%) SAP BI
7 2 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.28%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (1.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.64%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.64%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.77%) JIRA
2 7 (4.49%) Cucumber
3 6 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.85%) Selenium
4 4 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.56%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (1.92%) ERwin
5 3 (1.92%) HP UFT
5 3 (1.92%) Maven
6 2 (1.28%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.64%) Ant
7 1 (0.64%) Hudson
7 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (28.21%) Banking
2 41 (26.28%) Finance
3 14 (8.97%) Automotive
4 11 (7.05%) German Language
4 11 (7.05%) Retail Banking
5 7 (4.49%) Marketing
6 6 (3.85%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (2.56%) Cantonese Language
7 4 (2.56%) Legal
7 4 (2.56%) Mandarin Language
7 4 (2.56%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.28%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Games
9 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (27.56%) Analyst
2 25 (16.03%) Project Manager
3 18 (11.54%) Architect
4 16 (10.26%) Business Analyst
5 14 (8.97%) Support Analyst
6 13 (8.33%) Developer
7 12 (7.69%) IT Manager
8 9 (5.77%) Development Manager
8 9 (5.77%) Software Development Manager
8 9 (5.77%) Software Manager
9 8 (5.13%) Digital Project Manager
9 8 (5.13%) IT Project Manager
10 7 (4.49%) Data Modeller
10 7 (4.49%) Delivery Project Manager
10 7 (4.49%) Programme Manager
10 7 (4.49%) Senior Manager
10 7 (4.49%) Senior Project Manager
11 6 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (3.85%) Senior IT Manager
11 6 (3.85%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.41%) Hibernate
2 8 (5.13%) Spring
3 7 (4.49%) REST
3 7 (4.49%) XML
4 5 (3.21%) HTML
4 5 (3.21%) J2EE
4 5 (3.21%) JMS
4 5 (3.21%) jQuery
4 5 (3.21%) Node.js
4 5 (3.21%) SOAP
5 4 (2.56%) .NET
5 4 (2.56%) React
5 4 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (1.92%) Gherkin
6 3 (1.92%) JSP
7 2 (1.28%) JSON
8 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.64%) CSS
8 1 (0.64%) Java EE
8 1 (0.64%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.77%) Mainframe
3 7 (4.49%) Credit Risk
4 5 (3.21%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.21%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (3.21%) IVR
5 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.56%) User Experience
6 3 (1.92%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.92%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.92%) EPoS
6 3 (1.92%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.92%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.28%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.64%) iPad
8 1 (0.64%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.62%) Unix
2 9 (5.77%) Windows
3 7 (4.49%) Linux
4 4 (2.56%) MVS
4 4 (2.56%) Windows NT
5 2 (1.28%) Android
6 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.44%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 21 (13.46%) Project Management
4 18 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (8.97%) B2C
6 14 (8.97%) Business Analysis
6 14 (8.97%) Scrum
7 13 (8.33%) ITIL
7 13 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 10 (6.41%) DevOps
9 9 (5.77%) Change Management
9 9 (5.77%) Data Modelling
9 9 (5.77%) ERP
10 8 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (5.13%) Waterfall
11 7 (4.49%) Campaign Management
11 7 (4.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (4.49%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.46%) Java
2 18 (11.54%) SQL
3 12 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.13%) Python
5 3 (1.92%) C
6 2 (1.28%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.64%) C#
7 1 (0.64%) PHP
7 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (7.69%) Degree
2 6 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.21%) ISEB
4 4 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.56%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.92%) MCP
5 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.92%) PMP
6 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.97%) SLA
2 4 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.28%) QA
4 2 (1.28%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.56%) CA Wily
2 4 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.64%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.26%) Oracle
3 10 (6.41%) SAP
4 7 (4.49%) Avaya
4 7 (4.49%) Temenos
5 6 (3.85%) HP
5 6 (3.85%) IBM
5 6 (3.85%) Remedy
6 4 (2.56%) Genesys
6 4 (2.56%) KANA
7 3 (1.92%) Informatica
8 2 (1.28%) Qualys
9 1 (0.64%) Cisco
9 1 (0.64%) Huawei
9 1 (0.64%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.64%) Juniper
9 1 (0.64%) Sitecore