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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 18 26 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing Retail 81 82 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.04% 5.98% 9.03%
As % of the General category 20.10% 13.20% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 44 55
Median daily rate £288 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.34% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £630 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £16.50 £12.96
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +27.31%
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
403 621 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 44.98% 45.26% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 302 288
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £270 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £482 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 14
Median hourly rate £10.24 £43.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.19% +258.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.70 £9.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £45.00 £23.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.83 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-22.57% +14.80%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 63 £275 -34.52% 7
High Wycombe +6 1 £245 +104.16% 1
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 42 (26.58%) Banking
2 41 (25.95%) Finance
3 31 (19.62%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (18.99%) E-Commerce
5 23 (14.56%) Microsoft
6 22 (13.92%) Project Management
7 21 (13.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (10.76%) Java
8 17 (10.76%) SQL
8 17 (10.76%) Oracle
8 17 (10.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (9.49%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (8.86%) SLA
10 14 (8.86%) Unix
10 14 (8.86%) Business Analysis
11 13 (8.23%) MS Office
11 13 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (7.59%) Campaign Management
13 11 (6.96%) SAP
13 11 (6.96%) ITIL
13 11 (6.96%) Retail Banking
13 11 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (6.33%) DevOps
14 10 (6.33%) Hibernate
14 10 (6.33%) Scrum
14 10 (6.33%) MS Excel
14 10 (6.33%) Windows
14 10 (6.33%) JavaScript
14 10 (6.33%) B2C

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 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.90%) Confluence
2 3 (1.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.90%) SAS
3 1 (0.63%) CMS
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (8.23%) MS Office
2 10 (6.33%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.06%) Temenos T24
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.63%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) Firewall
1 3 (1.90%) LDAP
1 3 (1.90%) Network Security
1 3 (1.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.63%) BGP
2 1 (0.63%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) MPLS
2 1 (0.63%) Multicast
2 1 (0.63%) OSPF
2 1 (0.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.49%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (5.06%) Hadoop
2 8 (5.06%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.90%) SAP BI
4 3 (1.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.27%) Power BI
5 2 (1.27%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.63%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.63%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.63%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.70%) JIRA
2 5 (3.16%) Cucumber
2 5 (3.16%) Selenium
3 4 (2.53%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (1.90%) ERwin
4 3 (1.90%) HP UFT
4 3 (1.90%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.90%) Maven
4 3 (1.90%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.27%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.63%) Ant
6 1 (0.63%) Hudson
6 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (26.58%) Banking
2 41 (25.95%) Finance
3 11 (6.96%) Retail Banking
4 10 (6.33%) Automotive
5 7 (4.43%) Corporate Banking
5 7 (4.43%) German Language
5 7 (4.43%) Marketing
6 4 (2.53%) Cantonese Language
6 4 (2.53%) Mandarin Language
6 4 (2.53%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Games
8 1 (0.63%) Law
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (30.38%) Analyst
2 30 (18.99%) Project Manager
3 22 (13.92%) Business Analyst
4 17 (10.76%) Architect
5 13 (8.23%) Support Analyst
6 12 (7.59%) IT Manager
7 11 (6.96%) Developer
7 11 (6.96%) Digital Project Manager
8 10 (6.33%) Development Manager
8 10 (6.33%) IT Project Manager
8 10 (6.33%) Software Development Manager
8 10 (6.33%) Software Manager
9 8 (5.06%) Delivery Project Manager
10 7 (4.43%) Retail Business Analyst
10 7 (4.43%) Senior Manager
10 7 (4.43%) Senior Project Manager
11 6 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (3.80%) Data Modeller
11 6 (3.80%) E-Commerce Manager
11 6 (3.80%) Senior IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.33%) Hibernate
2 6 (3.80%) Spring
3 5 (3.16%) HTML
3 5 (3.16%) REST
3 5 (3.16%) XML
4 4 (2.53%) jQuery
4 4 (2.53%) Node.js
5 3 (1.90%) .NET
5 3 (1.90%) J2EE
5 3 (1.90%) JMS
5 3 (1.90%) JSP
5 3 (1.90%) React
5 3 (1.90%) SOAP
5 3 (1.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.27%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.27%) JSON
7 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.63%) JSTL
7 1 (0.63%) RESTful
7 1 (0.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.33%) Mainframe
3 7 (4.43%) Credit Risk
4 6 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.80%) User Experience
5 5 (3.16%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (2.53%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.53%) IVR
7 3 (1.90%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.90%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.90%) EPoS
7 3 (1.90%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.90%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.27%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.63%) iPad
9 1 (0.63%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.86%) Unix
2 10 (6.33%) Windows
3 5 (3.16%) Linux
3 5 (3.16%) MVS
3 5 (3.16%) Windows NT
4 2 (1.27%) Android
5 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.62%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (18.99%) E-Commerce
3 22 (13.92%) Project Management
4 21 (13.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (10.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (8.86%) Business Analysis
8 12 (7.59%) Campaign Management
9 11 (6.96%) ITIL
10 10 (6.33%) B2C
10 10 (6.33%) DevOps
10 10 (6.33%) Scrum
11 9 (5.70%) ERP
12 8 (5.06%) Data Modelling
12 8 (5.06%) Load Balancing
12 8 (5.06%) PRINCE2
12 8 (5.06%) Technical Analysis
13 7 (4.43%) Software Delivery
13 7 (4.43%) Waterfall
14 6 (3.80%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.76%) Java
1 17 (10.76%) SQL
2 10 (6.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (5.70%) Python
4 2 (1.27%) C
4 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.63%) C#
5 1 (0.63%) PHP
5 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (5.70%) Degree
2 7 (4.43%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.16%) ISEB
4 4 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.90%) MCP
5 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.90%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.90%) PMP
6 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.63%) IIBA
7 1 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.86%) SLA
2 5 (3.16%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.27%) QA
5 1 (0.63%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.90%) Docker
2 3 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (3.16%) CA Wily
1 5 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (3.16%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.76%) Oracle
3 11 (6.96%) SAP
4 8 (5.06%) Temenos
5 6 (3.80%) IBM
6 5 (3.16%) Avaya
6 5 (3.16%) HP
6 5 (3.16%) Remedy
7 3 (1.90%) Genesys
7 3 (1.90%) Informatica
7 3 (1.90%) KANA
8 2 (1.27%) Qualys
9 1 (0.63%) Cisco
9 1 (0.63%) Huawei
9 1 (0.63%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.63%) Juniper
9 1 (0.63%) Sitecore