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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 27 17 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +26
Contract jobs citing Retail 48 84 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.69% 8.64% 4.12%
As % of the General category 14.81% 16.70% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 19
Median daily rate £510 £420 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £275 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £480 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.75%

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
324 503 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 38.43% 51.75% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 197 260
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.73 £10.24 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £38.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 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
Milton Keynes -4 42 £518 +23.21% 4
High Wycombe - 2 £338 - 3
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 33 (25.98%) Finance
2 32 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (16.54%) Degree
3 21 (16.54%) Automotive
4 19 (14.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (14.96%) Banking
5 18 (14.17%) Scrum
5 18 (14.17%) Project Management
6 17 (13.39%) Microsoft
7 15 (11.81%) PRINCE2
7 15 (11.81%) E-Commerce
7 15 (11.81%) B2C
8 14 (11.02%) SQL
8 14 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (10.24%) Java
10 12 (9.45%) Avaya
10 12 (9.45%) German Language
11 11 (8.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (8.66%) Change Management
11 11 (8.66%) Firewall
11 11 (8.66%) JavaScript
11 11 (8.66%) Unix
11 11 (8.66%) SAP
11 11 (8.66%) ITIL
12 10 (7.87%) Oracle
12 10 (7.87%) MS Office
12 10 (7.87%) SLA
12 10 (7.87%) Computer Science
13 9 (7.09%) BDD
13 9 (7.09%) IVR

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 4 (3.15%) CMS
2 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.79%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (7.87%) MS Office
2 8 (6.30%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.79%) MS Project
5 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.79%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.36%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.66%) Firewall
2 4 (3.15%) LDAP
2 4 (3.15%) WAN
3 3 (2.36%) VoIP
3 3 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.57%) ADSL
4 2 (1.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.57%) LAN
4 2 (1.57%) MPLS
4 2 (1.57%) Network Security
4 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.79%) ATM
5 1 (0.79%) NAS
5 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.15%) Power BI
3 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.57%) SSDT
6 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.79%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.79%) Redis
6 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.79%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (6.30%) Cucumber
2 6 (4.72%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.15%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.15%) Selenium
3 4 (3.15%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.36%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.36%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.57%) JIRA
6 1 (0.79%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
General
1 33 (25.98%) Finance
2 21 (16.54%) Automotive
3 19 (14.96%) Banking
4 12 (9.45%) German Language
5 4 (3.15%) Legal
5 4 (3.15%) Marketing
6 3 (2.36%) Back Office
6 3 (2.36%) Cantonese Language
6 3 (2.36%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.36%) Mandarin Language
6 3 (2.36%) Publishing
6 3 (2.36%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.79%) French Language
8 1 (0.79%) Games
8 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (22.83%) Analyst
2 21 (16.54%) Architect
3 18 (14.17%) Developer
4 14 (11.02%) Business Analyst
5 11 (8.66%) Project Manager
6 10 (7.87%) Enterprise Architect
7 7 (5.51%) E-Commerce Architect
7 7 (5.51%) Programme Manager
7 7 (5.51%) Support Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Coordinator
8 5 (3.94%) Project Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) Banking Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) Consultant
9 4 (3.15%) Data Modeller
9 4 (3.15%) IT Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) IT Manager
9 4 (3.15%) Migration Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) Project Coordinator
9 4 (3.15%) Senior Manager
9 4 (3.15%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.30%) REST
2 7 (5.51%) .NET
2 7 (5.51%) jQuery
2 7 (5.51%) Spring
3 5 (3.94%) J2EE
3 5 (3.94%) JMS
3 5 (3.94%) Node.js
3 5 (3.94%) SOAP
3 5 (3.94%) XML
4 4 (3.15%) Gherkin
4 4 (3.15%) Hibernate
4 4 (3.15%) React
4 4 (3.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (2.36%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.36%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.36%) JSON
5 3 (2.36%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (1.57%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.57%) Fluent NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.87%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.09%) IVR
3 9 (7.09%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.30%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.94%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.15%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (3.15%) User Experience
7 3 (2.36%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.36%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (2.36%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.57%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.57%) Clustering
8 2 (1.57%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.57%) e-Health
8 2 (1.57%) PMI
8 2 (1.57%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.79%) EPoS
9 1 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.66%) Unix
2 8 (6.30%) Linux
2 8 (6.30%) Windows
3 4 (3.15%) MVS
3 4 (3.15%) Windows NT
4 2 (1.57%) AIX
4 2 (1.57%) Android
4 2 (1.57%) CentOS
4 2 (1.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (14.17%) Project Management
3 18 (14.17%) Scrum
4 15 (11.81%) B2C
4 15 (11.81%) E-Commerce
4 15 (11.81%) PRINCE2
5 11 (8.66%) Change Management
5 11 (8.66%) ITIL
5 11 (8.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (7.09%) BDD
6 9 (7.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (6.30%) CRM
7 8 (6.30%) Supplier Management
8 7 (5.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.51%) Migration
9 6 (4.72%) Business Analysis
9 6 (4.72%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.02%) SQL
2 13 (10.24%) Java
3 11 (8.66%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.72%) C#
5 5 (3.94%) C
6 3 (2.36%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.57%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.79%) ABAP
8 1 (0.79%) C++
8 1 (0.79%) F#
8 1 (0.79%) PHP
8 1 (0.79%) Python
8 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (16.54%) Degree
2 5 (3.94%) CISSP
3 4 (3.15%) CLAS
3 4 (3.15%) GIAC
3 4 (3.15%) SANS
4 3 (2.36%) MBA
4 3 (2.36%) PhD
5 2 (1.57%) APMG
5 2 (1.57%) CCNA
5 2 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.57%) ISEB
5 2 (1.57%) MCP
5 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.57%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.79%) CISA
6 1 (0.79%) CISM
6 1 (0.79%) CRISC
6 1 (0.79%) PMP
6 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.79%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.87%) SLA
2 5 (3.94%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.36%) SDET
5 2 (1.57%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.57%) QA
5 2 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.79%) ISO22301
System Software
1 7 (5.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.15%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.57%) PowerHA
3 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.15%) CA Wily
1 4 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.15%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.57%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.45%) Avaya
3 11 (8.66%) SAP
4 10 (7.87%) Oracle
5 7 (5.51%) IBM
6 4 (3.15%) Genesys
6 4 (3.15%) KANA
6 4 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.36%) Cisco
7 3 (2.36%) F5
8 2 (1.57%) CA
8 2 (1.57%) HP
8 2 (1.57%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.57%) Nimsoft
8 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.57%) Veritas
8 2 (1.57%) VMware
9 1 (0.79%) Brocade
9 1 (0.79%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.79%) Informatica