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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 18 16 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing Retail 67 93 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.02% 7.57% 5.27%
As % of the General category 22.19% 14.93% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 32
Median daily rate £488 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £230 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £475 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £409
% change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
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
302 623 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 36.17% 50.73% 44.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 235 285
Median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 22
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +22.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £8.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £40.55 £27.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +12.24%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +6 54 £500 +25.00% 9
High Wycombe - 3 £325 - 3
Buckingham - 1 £225 -
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 47 (31.76%) Finance
2 39 (26.35%) Banking
3 31 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (16.22%) Microsoft
5 22 (14.86%) Project Management
5 22 (14.86%) Degree
6 21 (14.19%) Automotive
6 21 (14.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (12.84%) SLA
8 17 (11.49%) ITIL
9 16 (10.81%) Scrum
10 15 (10.14%) Unix
10 15 (10.14%) MS Office
10 15 (10.14%) B2C
11 14 (9.46%) Java
11 14 (9.46%) SQL
11 14 (9.46%) PRINCE2
11 14 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (8.78%) Change Management
12 13 (8.78%) E-Commerce
13 12 (8.11%) MS Excel
13 12 (8.11%) Avaya
13 12 (8.11%) Windows
13 12 (8.11%) SAP
13 12 (8.11%) Mainframe
13 12 (8.11%) German Language
14 11 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (6.76%) JavaScript
15 10 (6.76%) Firewall
16 9 (6.08%) Management Information System

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 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.03%) CMS
2 3 (2.03%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.35%) Confluence
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (10.14%) MS Office
2 12 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (4.73%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.68%) MS Project
5 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.76%) Firewall
2 4 (2.70%) LDAP
3 3 (2.03%) Network Security
3 3 (2.03%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.03%) VoIP
3 3 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.35%) ADSL
4 2 (1.35%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.35%) MPLS
4 2 (1.35%) WAN
5 1 (0.68%) Internet
5 1 (0.68%) Skype
5 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.03%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 3 (2.03%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.03%) Power BI
4 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.35%) Redis
5 2 (1.35%) SSDT
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.68%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.68%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (5.41%) Cucumber
2 6 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.38%) JIRA
4 4 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.70%) Selenium
4 4 (2.70%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.03%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (1.35%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.35%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (31.76%) Finance
2 39 (26.35%) Banking
3 21 (14.19%) Automotive
4 12 (8.11%) German Language
5 7 (4.73%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.70%) Cantonese Language
6 4 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.70%) Legal
6 4 (2.70%) Mandarin Language
6 4 (2.70%) Marketing
7 3 (2.03%) Back Office
7 3 (2.03%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (2.03%) Publishing
8 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.35%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.68%) Games
9 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (27.03%) Analyst
2 27 (18.24%) Architect
3 16 (10.81%) Business Analyst
4 15 (10.14%) Developer
5 14 (9.46%) Support Analyst
6 12 (8.11%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.41%) Enterprise Architect
8 7 (4.73%) Banking Analyst
8 7 (4.73%) Programme Manager
9 6 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (3.38%) Coordinator
10 5 (3.38%) Data Modeller
10 5 (3.38%) E-Commerce Architect
10 5 (3.38%) IT Analyst
10 5 (3.38%) IT Manager
10 5 (3.38%) Project Analyst
10 5 (3.38%) Project Coordinator
11 4 (2.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 4 (2.70%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.08%) REST
2 8 (5.41%) Spring
3 6 (4.05%) Node.js
4 5 (3.38%) .NET
4 5 (3.38%) J2EE
4 5 (3.38%) JMS
4 5 (3.38%) jQuery
4 5 (3.38%) SOAP
4 5 (3.38%) XML
5 4 (2.70%) Gherkin
5 4 (2.70%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.70%) React
5 4 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (2.03%) JSON
7 2 (1.35%) Android SDK
7 2 (1.35%) ELK Stack
7 2 (1.35%) HTML
7 2 (1.35%) Web Services
8 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.11%) Mainframe
3 9 (6.08%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.08%) IVR
3 9 (6.08%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.38%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.38%) Credit Risk
4 5 (3.38%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (3.38%) User Experience
5 3 (2.03%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.03%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (2.03%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.03%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.35%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.35%) e-Health
6 2 (1.35%) EPoS
6 2 (1.35%) PMI
7 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.14%) Unix
2 12 (8.11%) Windows
3 7 (4.73%) MVS
3 7 (4.73%) Windows NT
4 6 (4.05%) Linux
5 3 (2.03%) Android
6 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (14.86%) Project Management
3 21 (14.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (11.49%) ITIL
5 16 (10.81%) Scrum
6 15 (10.14%) B2C
7 14 (9.46%) PRINCE2
8 13 (8.78%) Change Management
8 13 (8.78%) E-Commerce
9 11 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (6.08%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (6.08%) Supplier Management
11 8 (5.41%) BDD
11 8 (5.41%) Business Analysis
11 8 (5.41%) Migration
11 8 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (4.73%) CRM
12 7 (4.73%) Data Modelling
12 7 (4.73%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.46%) Java
1 14 (9.46%) SQL
2 10 (6.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.70%) C
3 4 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (0.68%) C++
4 1 (0.68%) F#
4 1 (0.68%) PHP
4 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.68%) Python
4 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (14.86%) Degree
2 5 (3.38%) CISSP
3 4 (2.70%) CLAS
3 4 (2.70%) GIAC
3 4 (2.70%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.70%) SANS
4 3 (2.03%) MBA
4 3 (2.03%) MCP
4 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.03%) PhD
5 2 (1.35%) APMG
5 2 (1.35%) CCNA
5 2 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.35%) ISEB
5 2 (1.35%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.68%) CISA
6 1 (0.68%) CISM
6 1 (0.68%) CRISC
6 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.84%) SLA
2 5 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.38%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.03%) SDET
4 2 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.35%) QA
4 2 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.73%) CA Wily
1 7 (4.73%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.35%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.68%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.11%) Avaya
2 12 (8.11%) SAP
3 9 (6.08%) Oracle
4 6 (4.05%) IBM
5 5 (3.38%) HP
5 5 (3.38%) Remedy
6 4 (2.70%) Genesys
6 4 (2.70%) KANA
6 4 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.03%) Temenos
8 2 (1.35%) CA
8 2 (1.35%) Cisco
8 2 (1.35%) F5
8 2 (1.35%) Informatica
8 2 (1.35%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.68%) Sitecore