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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 25 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing Retail 206 105 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.68% 4.48% 6.69%
As % of the General category 20.48% 14.15% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 52 118
Average daily rate
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£443 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £214 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £16.20 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-23.79% +1.25%
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
1006 742 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.64% 31.63% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 358 582
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 68 87
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -49.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £12.01 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +28 98 £450 +5.88% 4
Hertfordshire -4 91 £413 +3.12% 34
Cambridgeshire -4 16 £388 +3.33% 6
Suffolk +2 2 £413 +17.85%
Essex -12 2 £450 +12.50% 4
Norfolk - - - - 1
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 149 (41.05%) E-Commerce
2 100 (27.55%) Finance
3 68 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (17.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (16.25%) Project Management
6 48 (13.22%) Manufacturing
7 46 (12.67%) HTML
8 36 (9.92%) Oracle
9 35 (9.64%) JavaScript
10 34 (9.37%) Java
10 34 (9.37%) CSS
11 32 (8.82%) SQL
11 32 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (8.54%) PRINCE2
13 29 (7.99%) Change Management
13 29 (7.99%) Mobile App
13 29 (7.99%) User Experience
14 28 (7.71%) EPoS
14 28 (7.71%) User Acceptance Testing
15 25 (6.89%) Degree
16 24 (6.61%) Marketing
16 24 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (6.34%) IBM
18 22 (6.06%) J2EE
19 20 (5.51%) Photoshop
20 19 (5.23%) XML
20 19 (5.23%) Internet
21 18 (4.96%) WebSphere
21 18 (4.96%) Logistics
22 17 (4.68%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 18 (4.96%) WebSphere
2 13 (3.58%) MQSeries
3 11 (3.03%) Adobe CQ
4 8 (2.20%) CMS
5 6 (1.65%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (1.38%) IIS
7 4 (1.10%) SAS
8 3 (0.83%) Confluence
9 2 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.55%) Apache
10 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.28%) Node.js
10 1 (0.28%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (5.51%) Photoshop
2 14 (3.86%) MS Office
3 13 (3.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (3.31%) MS Project
5 7 (1.93%) MS Excel
6 6 (1.65%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (1.10%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (1.38%) SAP MRS
2 4 (1.10%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.55%) Tridion
4 2 (0.55%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.55%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.55%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.03%) SaaS
2 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.28%) Force.com
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
4 1 (0.28%) GitHub
4 1 (0.28%) IaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.23%) Internet
2 6 (1.65%) HTTP
3 4 (1.10%) DNS
3 4 (1.10%) DHCP
3 4 (1.10%) Extranet
3 4 (1.10%) Intranet
4 3 (0.83%) SMS
5 2 (0.55%) FTP
5 2 (0.55%) RFID
6 1 (0.28%) NAS
6 1 (0.28%) LAN
6 1 (0.28%) WAN
6 1 (0.28%) SAN
6 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.75%) DB2
2 10 (2.75%) MySQL
3 8 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.93%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.65%) DbVisualizer
5 6 (1.65%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.55%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.55%) WebFOCUS
7 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.55%) QlikView
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.28%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.28%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 12 (3.31%) Subversion
2 11 (3.03%) Ant
3 10 (2.75%) Eclipse
4 9 (2.48%) JUnit
4 9 (2.48%) JIRA
5 8 (2.20%) Axure RP
6 7 (1.93%) Maven
6 7 (1.93%) Log4j
7 6 (1.65%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (1.65%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.10%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.83%) Firebug
9 3 (0.83%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.55%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.55%) FinalBuilder
10 2 (0.55%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 2 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.55%) Selenium
10 2 (0.55%) Log4Net
General
1 100 (27.55%) Finance
2 48 (13.22%) Manufacturing
3 24 (6.61%) Marketing
4 13 (3.58%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.03%) Banking
6 6 (1.65%) Legal
6 6 (1.65%) Publishing
7 4 (1.10%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.83%) Advertising
8 3 (0.83%) Back Office
8 3 (0.83%) Automotive
9 2 (0.55%) Law
9 2 (0.55%) Games
9 2 (0.55%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 117 (32.23%) Analyst
2 104 (28.65%) Business Analyst
3 71 (19.56%) Project Manager
4 37 (10.19%) Developer
5 22 (6.06%) Architect
6 21 (5.79%) Consultant
7 14 (3.86%) IT Project Manager
8 13 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (3.58%) Agile Business Analyst
9 12 (3.31%) Procurement Manager
10 9 (2.48%) Integration Manager
10 9 (2.48%) Web Developer
10 9 (2.48%) Designer
11 8 (2.20%) Front-End Developer
12 7 (1.93%) Technical Leader
12 7 (1.93%) Senior Manager
12 7 (1.93%) Java Developer
13 6 (1.65%) Tester
13 6 (1.65%) Delivery Manager
13 6 (1.65%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.67%) HTML
2 34 (9.37%) CSS
3 22 (6.06%) J2EE
4 19 (5.23%) XML
5 16 (4.41%) HTML5
6 15 (4.13%) jQuery
7 13 (3.58%) XHTML
8 11 (3.03%) JSP
8 11 (3.03%) Ajax
8 11 (3.03%) CSS3
9 10 (2.75%) REST
9 10 (2.75%) Web Services
9 10 (2.75%) Spring
9 10 (2.75%) .NET
10 9 (2.48%) SOAP
11 8 (2.20%) Servlets
12 7 (1.93%) ASP.NET
12 7 (1.93%) Struts
12 7 (1.93%) JMS
12 7 (1.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.99%) Mobile App
1 29 (7.99%) User Experience
2 28 (7.71%) EPoS
3 24 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.41%) FMCG
5 11 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.20%) W3C
7 7 (1.93%) Web 2.0
8 3 (0.83%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.83%) IVR
8 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.55%) Open Source
9 2 (0.55%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.55%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.28%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.28%) Statistics
10 1 (0.28%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.28%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.28%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.68%) UNIX
2 12 (3.31%) Linux
3 9 (2.48%) Android
4 8 (2.20%) Windows
4 8 (2.20%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.93%) HPUX
5 7 (1.93%) Solaris
6 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (41.05%) E-Commerce
2 68 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (17.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (16.25%) Project Management
5 32 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (8.54%) PRINCE2
7 29 (7.99%) Change Management
8 28 (7.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (4.96%) Logistics
10 17 (4.68%) Scrum
10 17 (4.68%) Waterfall
11 15 (4.13%) Business Analysis
11 15 (4.13%) CRM
12 14 (3.86%) OO
12 14 (3.86%) Analytics
12 14 (3.86%) Time Management
13 13 (3.58%) ITIL
13 13 (3.58%) Content Management
14 12 (3.31%) SEO
14 12 (3.31%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (9.64%) JavaScript
2 34 (9.37%) Java
3 32 (8.82%) SQL
4 8 (2.20%) C#
5 7 (1.93%) XPath
6 4 (1.10%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.55%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.55%) Perl
7 2 (0.55%) VB
8 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.28%) Ruby
8 1 (0.28%) VBScript
8 1 (0.28%) PHP
8 1 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (6.89%) Degree
2 13 (3.58%) ISEB
3 8 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.38%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.28%) MCSE
6 1 (0.28%) CCNP
6 1 (0.28%) CCDP
6 1 (0.28%) ACCA
6 1 (0.28%) CISA
6 1 (0.28%) CISM
6 1 (0.28%) CIMA
6 1 (0.28%) CCSA
6 1 (0.28%) CCSE
6 1 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.28%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.93%) QA
2 5 (1.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.55%) P3O
3 2 (0.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) GAAP
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.55%) SCCM
1 2 (0.55%) SCOM
1 2 (0.55%) Puppet
1 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 36 (9.92%) Oracle
2 23 (6.34%) IBM
3 17 (4.68%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.68%) SAP
4 9 (2.48%) ATG
5 8 (2.20%) HP
6 7 (1.93%) Interwoven
7 5 (1.38%) Sun
7 5 (1.38%) Endeca
8 4 (1.10%) Adobe
9 3 (0.83%) Cisco
9 3 (0.83%) hybris
9 3 (0.83%) Remedy
10 2 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.55%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.55%) Mercator
10 2 (0.55%) Teradata
10 2 (0.55%) Blue Martini
10 2 (0.55%) RedPrairie
10 2 (0.55%) ServiceNow
Luton, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago