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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 20 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Retail 74 84 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.03% 6.86% 9.18%
As % of the General category 17.25% 16.28% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 45 62
Median daily rate £400 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £620 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £17.25 £14.45
% change year-on-year
+218.84% +19.41%
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
429 516 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.53% 42.12% 48.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 238 329
Median daily rate £409 £385 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.29% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 26
Median hourly rate £10.24 £42.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.05% +144.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £28.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 July 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 July 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 +4 55 £350 -20.00% 10
High Wycombe +7 1 £245 +122.72% 1
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 50 (31.06%) Banking
2 48 (29.81%) Finance
3 31 (19.25%) E-Commerce
4 30 (18.63%) Project Management
5 25 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (13.66%) Microsoft
8 19 (11.80%) SLA
9 17 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (9.94%) Oracle
10 16 (9.94%) Retail Banking
11 15 (9.32%) Business Analysis
11 15 (9.32%) ITIL
12 13 (8.07%) Java
12 13 (8.07%) SQL
12 13 (8.07%) Windows
13 12 (7.45%) Campaign Management
13 12 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (7.45%) Unix
13 12 (7.45%) MS Excel
14 11 (6.83%) MS Office
14 11 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (6.83%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (6.83%) MS PowerPoint
14 11 (6.83%) Degree
15 10 (6.21%) ISTQB
15 10 (6.21%) B2C
15 10 (6.21%) Data Modelling
15 10 (6.21%) PRINCE2
15 10 (6.21%) Automotive

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 6 (3.73%) SAS
2 3 (1.86%) Confluence
2 3 (1.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 12 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.83%) MS Office
2 11 (6.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.97%) Temenos T24
2 2 (1.24%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.62%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.62%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.24%) Office 365
2 2 (1.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.24%) Network Security
2 1 (0.62%) BGP
2 1 (0.62%) Internet
2 1 (0.62%) MPLS
2 1 (0.62%) Multicast
2 1 (0.62%) OSPF
2 1 (0.62%) Skype
2 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.83%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.97%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.24%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.62%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.62%) DB2
7 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.62%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.62%) Redis
7 1 (0.62%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.97%) JIRA
2 3 (1.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (1.86%) ERwin
2 3 (1.86%) HP UFT
2 3 (1.86%) Maven
3 2 (1.24%) Selenium
3 2 (1.24%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.62%) Ant
4 1 (0.62%) Hudson
4 1 (0.62%) Toad
4 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
General
1 50 (31.06%) Banking
2 48 (29.81%) Finance
3 16 (9.94%) Retail Banking
4 10 (6.21%) Automotive
5 7 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
5 7 (4.35%) Marketing
6 5 (3.11%) German Language
7 2 (1.24%) Cantonese Language
7 2 (1.24%) Legal
7 2 (1.24%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (1.24%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.24%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Law
8 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (29.81%) Analyst
2 32 (19.88%) Project Manager
3 20 (12.42%) Business Analyst
4 18 (11.18%) Architect
5 13 (8.07%) Digital Project Manager
6 12 (7.45%) Support Analyst
7 11 (6.83%) IT Manager
8 10 (6.21%) Development Manager
8 10 (6.21%) Software Development Manager
8 10 (6.21%) Software Manager
9 9 (5.59%) IT Project Manager
10 8 (4.97%) Banking Analyst
11 7 (4.35%) Delivery Project Manager
11 7 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 7 (4.35%) Retail Business Analyst
12 6 (3.73%) Digital Delivery Manager
12 6 (3.73%) Senior IT Project Manager
12 6 (3.73%) Senior Manager
12 6 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.35%) Hibernate
2 4 (2.48%) HTML
3 3 (1.86%) JSP
3 3 (1.86%) Spring
4 2 (1.24%) XML
5 1 (0.62%) .NET
5 1 (0.62%) CSS
5 1 (0.62%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.62%) jQuery
5 1 (0.62%) JSTL
5 1 (0.62%) Middleware
5 1 (0.62%) Node.js
5 1 (0.62%) REST
5 1 (0.62%) RESTful
5 1 (0.62%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.62%) Struts
5 1 (0.62%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.97%) Mainframe
3 6 (3.73%) Credit Risk
3 6 (3.73%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.11%) User Experience
5 3 (1.86%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.24%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.24%) EPoS
7 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.62%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.62%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.62%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.07%) Windows
2 12 (7.45%) Unix
3 7 (4.35%) MVS
4 6 (3.73%) Windows NT
5 4 (2.48%) Linux
6 2 (1.24%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.62%) AIX
7 1 (0.62%) Android
7 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.25%) E-Commerce
2 30 (18.63%) Project Management
3 25 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (9.32%) Business Analysis
6 15 (9.32%) ITIL
7 12 (7.45%) Campaign Management
8 11 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (6.21%) B2C
9 10 (6.21%) Data Modelling
9 10 (6.21%) DevOps
9 10 (6.21%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (5.59%) ERP
11 8 (4.97%) Load Balancing
11 8 (4.97%) Technical Analysis
12 7 (4.35%) SDLC
12 7 (4.35%) Software Delivery
12 7 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.07%) Java
1 13 (8.07%) SQL
2 9 (5.59%) Python
3 4 (2.48%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.62%) ABAP
4 1 (0.62%) JCL
4 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.83%) Degree
2 10 (6.21%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.73%) ISEB
3 6 (3.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.86%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.86%) PMP
6 2 (1.24%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.62%) CCIE
7 1 (0.62%) CCNP
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.62%) IIBA
7 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.62%) MCP
7 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.80%) SLA
2 7 (4.35%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.24%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.86%) Docker
2 2 (1.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.73%) CA Wily
1 6 (3.73%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.24%) Control-M
4 1 (0.62%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.62%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 22 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.94%) Oracle
3 9 (5.59%) SAP
4 8 (4.97%) Temenos
5 7 (4.35%) HP
5 7 (4.35%) Remedy
6 5 (3.11%) IBM
6 5 (3.11%) Informatica
7 2 (1.24%) Qualys
8 1 (0.62%) Cisco
8 1 (0.62%) Citrix
8 1 (0.62%) Huawei
8 1 (0.62%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.62%) Juniper
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