The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 26 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail 168 243 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.45% 8.52% 9.13%
As % of the General category 21.35% 25.21% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 126 124
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £334 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £538 £614
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -
Retail
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
787 964 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.22% 33.81% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 512 406
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 65 65
Average hourly rate £32.58 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.70 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Retail
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +2 79 £475 +11.76% 5
Hertfordshire -15 57 £375 -9.90% 32
Cambridgeshire 0 24 £375 +3.44% 15
Suffolk -1 5 £450 +28.57% 1
Essex +5 3 £475 +5.55% 1
Norfolk - - - -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 85 (26.73%) E-Commerce
2 65 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (16.04%) Project Management
4 49 (15.41%) Finance
4 49 (15.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (14.47%) Oracle
6 34 (10.69%) .NET
7 32 (10.06%) Microsoft
7 32 (10.06%) Business Analysis
8 28 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (8.81%) C#
8 28 (8.81%) HTML
9 26 (8.18%) SQL Server
9 26 (8.18%) Scrum
10 25 (7.86%) Java
10 25 (7.86%) PRINCE2
11 23 (7.23%) Windows
12 22 (6.92%) SQL
12 22 (6.92%) EPoS
13 19 (5.97%) CRM
13 19 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (5.66%) Selenium
15 17 (5.35%) PCI DSS
15 17 (5.35%) SOA
15 17 (5.35%) Migration
15 17 (5.35%) Banking
16 16 (5.03%) Logistics
16 16 (5.03%) Telecoms
16 16 (5.03%) CSS
16 16 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.46%) CMS
1 11 (3.46%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (0.94%) IIS
3 2 (0.63%) Node.js
3 2 (0.63%) Confluence
4 1 (0.31%) Lync
4 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.31%) SAS
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.52%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.57%) MS Project
3 5 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.94%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.63%) MS Office
6 1 (0.31%) SPSS
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.31%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (3.77%) Oracle Retail
2 10 (3.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.26%) SAP MRS
4 3 (0.94%) Magento
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.63%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.31%) SiteCatalyst
6 1 (0.31%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.31%) SAP FI-AP
6 1 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.31%) Agresso
6 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.31%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.26%) SaaS
2 2 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.20%) VPN
1 7 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (1.89%) MPLS
3 4 (1.26%) Internet
4 3 (0.94%) DNS
4 3 (0.94%) LAN
4 3 (0.94%) SMS
4 3 (0.94%) WAN
4 3 (0.94%) DHCP
4 3 (0.94%) FTP
5 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.31%) ATM
5 1 (0.31%) Firewall
5 1 (0.31%) Wireless
5 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.52%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.57%) DB2
3 5 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.57%) MySQL
4 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.94%) Couchbase
5 3 (0.94%) DbVisualizer
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.31%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.31%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.31%) OLAP
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.31%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (5.66%) Selenium
2 11 (3.46%) WebDriver
3 7 (2.20%) JIRA
3 7 (2.20%) JUnit
4 6 (1.89%) Subversion
4 6 (1.89%) SpecFlow
5 3 (0.94%) PHPUnit
5 3 (0.94%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.94%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.31%) Calabash
7 1 (0.31%) Grunt
7 1 (0.31%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.31%) Appium
7 1 (0.31%) NUnit
7 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.31%) Firebug
7 1 (0.31%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.31%) TestNG
General
1 49 (15.41%) Finance
2 17 (5.35%) Banking
3 16 (5.03%) Marketing
3 16 (5.03%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.46%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.20%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.26%) Legal
6 4 (1.26%) Games
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Back Office
7 1 (0.31%) Automotive
7 1 (0.31%) Law
7 1 (0.31%) German Language
7 1 (0.31%) Billing
7 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 89 (27.99%) Analyst
2 67 (21.07%) Business Analyst
3 55 (17.30%) Project Manager
4 43 (13.52%) Architect
5 25 (7.86%) Developer
6 24 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (6.29%) Programme Manager
8 17 (5.35%) Consultant
9 10 (3.14%) Data Analyst
10 9 (2.83%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (2.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 7 (2.20%) Senior Manager
12 7 (2.20%) Test Analyst
12 7 (2.20%) Systems Analyst
12 7 (2.20%) Senior Project Manager
12 7 (2.20%) Business Data Analyst
12 7 (2.20%) Designer
13 6 (1.89%) Hybris Developer
13 6 (1.89%) Head of IT
13 6 (1.89%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.69%) .NET
2 28 (8.81%) HTML
3 16 (5.03%) CSS
4 12 (3.77%) HTML5
5 9 (2.83%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.52%) J2EE
6 8 (2.52%) XML
6 8 (2.52%) .NET Framework
6 8 (2.52%) Spring
7 7 (2.20%) WPF
7 7 (2.20%) Middleware
8 5 (1.57%) Hibernate
8 5 (1.57%) ADO.NET
8 5 (1.57%) jQuery
8 5 (1.57%) RESTful
8 5 (1.57%) WCF
9 4 (1.26%) REST
9 4 (1.26%) CSS3
9 4 (1.26%) SOAP
10 3 (0.94%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.92%) EPoS
2 19 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.40%) FMCG
4 11 (3.46%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.52%) User Experience
6 6 (1.89%) Kindle
7 4 (1.26%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (0.94%) IVR
9 2 (0.63%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.63%) PMI
10 1 (0.31%) iSeries
10 1 (0.31%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.31%) EMV
10 1 (0.31%) EFT
10 1 (0.31%) Video Editing
10 1 (0.31%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.31%) RIA
10 1 (0.31%) AS400
10 1 (0.31%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.23%) Windows
2 14 (4.40%) Linux
3 8 (2.52%) UNIX
4 2 (0.63%) Solaris
4 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.31%) HPUX
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.31%) SUSE
5 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (26.73%) E-Commerce
2 65 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (16.04%) Project Management
4 49 (15.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (10.06%) Business Analysis
6 28 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (8.18%) Scrum
8 25 (7.86%) PRINCE2
9 19 (5.97%) CRM
10 17 (5.35%) Migration
10 17 (5.35%) SOA
11 16 (5.03%) Logistics
11 16 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (4.72%) Waterfall
12 15 (4.72%) Analytics
13 11 (3.46%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (3.46%) Use Case
13 11 (3.46%) ITIL
13 11 (3.46%) Change Management
14 10 (3.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.81%) C#
2 25 (7.86%) Java
3 22 (6.92%) SQL
4 14 (4.40%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.57%) Ruby
6 4 (1.26%) PHP
7 2 (0.63%) VBA
7 2 (0.63%) XPath
8 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.31%) Korn
8 1 (0.31%) Python
8 1 (0.31%) MUMPS
8 1 (0.31%) C
8 1 (0.31%) Perl
8 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.31%) VBScript
8 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.31%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (2.20%) Degree
2 6 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.57%) CISSP
3 5 (1.57%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.26%) MCPD
4 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.94%) PMP
5 3 (0.94%) ISEB
5 3 (0.94%) ISSAP
5 3 (0.94%) PCI QSA
5 3 (0.94%) CRISC
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.35%) PCI DSS
2 15 (4.72%) QA
3 8 (2.52%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.26%) SLA
5 3 (0.94%) COBIT
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (2.20%) Active Directory
1 7 (2.20%) Firmware
2 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.26%) SCCM
1 4 (1.26%) SCOM
1 4 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.31%) Puppet
2 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 46 (14.47%) Oracle
2 32 (10.06%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.72%) SAP
4 14 (4.40%) Sitecore
5 12 (3.77%) hybris
6 10 (3.14%) JDA
7 5 (1.57%) Cognos
8 4 (1.26%) VMware
9 3 (0.94%) Tableau
9 3 (0.94%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.94%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.63%) HP
10 2 (0.63%) Adobe
10 2 (0.63%) Retek
10 2 (0.63%) Teradata
10 2 (0.63%) VeriFone
11 1 (0.31%) ArcSight
11 1 (0.31%) Google
11 1 (0.31%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.31%) Lotus
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Rate: up to £42,000 (12 Month Contract)
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Peterborough
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Watford
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 27 days ago