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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
England / East of England
Rank 43 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 85 112 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.99% 4.87% 5.22%
As % of the General category 13.12% 15.16% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 78 110
Median daily rate £436 £444 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £318 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £588 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £13.86
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%

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
648 739 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.39% 32.10% 31.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 433 500
Median daily rate £400 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £577
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 62 54
Median hourly rate £16.50 £29.00 £20.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% +38.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.85 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £46.15 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +34.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire -4 51 £475 +5.55% 25
Bedfordshire -5 12 £435 -3.33% 19
Suffolk 0 8 £300 -21.05% 8
Essex -2 7 £300 -29.41% 8
Cambridgeshire -7 5 £275 -24.13% 5
Norfolk +7 2 £563 +2.27% 11
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Retail.

1 54 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (21.18%) E-Commerce
3 36 (17.73%) Java
4 35 (17.24%) SQL
5 34 (16.75%) Finance
6 26 (12.81%) JIRA
7 25 (12.32%) Project Management
8 23 (11.33%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (10.84%) Microsoft
9 22 (10.84%) Oracle
10 21 (10.34%) SharePoint
11 20 (9.85%) CRM
11 20 (9.85%) Git (software)
12 19 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (9.36%) MS Excel
13 18 (8.87%) HTML
13 18 (8.87%) BDD
14 17 (8.37%) DevOps
14 17 (8.37%) Jenkins
14 17 (8.37%) Scrum
14 17 (8.37%) SQL Server
14 17 (8.37%) SAP
14 17 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (7.88%) Windows
15 16 (7.88%) TDD
15 16 (7.88%) Document Management
15 16 (7.88%) Software Engineering
16 15 (7.39%) Change Management
16 15 (7.39%) .NET
16 15 (7.39%) JavaScript

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 21 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.42%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (5.42%) Skype for Business
3 9 (4.43%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.45%) Confluence
5 4 (1.97%) Apache
5 4 (1.97%) IIS
5 4 (1.97%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.48%) CMS
6 3 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.49%) JBoss
7 1 (0.49%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.49%) SAS
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.43%) MS Office
3 8 (3.94%) MS Project
4 3 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.96%) Shopify
3 5 (2.46%) Magento
4 3 (1.48%) Unica
5 2 (0.99%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.49%) Endur
6 1 (0.49%) Findur
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.49%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.49%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.49%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.33%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.90%) Office 365
3 11 (5.42%) Yammer
4 4 (1.97%) GitHub
5 2 (0.99%) PaaS
5 2 (0.99%) SaaS
5 2 (0.99%) Trello
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.49%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.49%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.49%) IaaS
6 1 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.93%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (3.45%) Internet
3 6 (2.96%) Network Security
3 6 (2.96%) VoIP
4 5 (2.46%) PSTN
4 5 (2.46%) WAN
4 5 (2.46%) ZigBee
5 4 (1.97%) Bluetooth
5 4 (1.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (1.97%) Firewall
5 4 (1.97%) LAN
6 3 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.48%) DNS
6 3 (1.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (1.48%) MPLS
6 3 (1.48%) SMS
7 2 (0.99%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.49%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.46%) DB2
2 5 (2.46%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (1.97%) Big Data
4 3 (1.48%) MySQL
4 3 (1.48%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.48%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.99%) Couchbase
5 2 (0.99%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.49%) DataStage
6 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.49%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (12.81%) JIRA
2 20 (9.85%) Git (software)
3 17 (8.37%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.91%) Maven
5 10 (4.93%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.93%) Selenium
6 9 (4.43%) Ant
6 9 (4.43%) SoapUI
6 9 (4.43%) WebDriver
7 8 (3.94%) Gradle
8 6 (2.96%) JUnit
9 5 (2.46%) Appium
9 5 (2.46%) NUnit
10 4 (1.97%) JBehave
10 4 (1.97%) JMeter
10 4 (1.97%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.48%) FitNesse
11 3 (1.48%) Robot Framework
12 2 (0.99%) Xcode
General
1 34 (16.75%) Finance
2 8 (3.94%) Manufacturing
2 8 (3.94%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.96%) Banking
3 6 (2.96%) Marketing
4 4 (1.97%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.99%) Front Office
5 2 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.49%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (20.20%) Analyst
2 38 (18.72%) Developer
3 23 (11.33%) Project Manager
4 19 (9.36%) Business Analyst
5 18 (8.87%) Java Developer
6 15 (7.39%) Consultant
7 13 (6.40%) Architect
8 11 (5.42%) Designer
9 10 (4.93%) Tester
9 10 (4.93%) UX Designer
10 9 (4.43%) Automation Tester
10 9 (4.43%) Security Consultant
10 9 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.94%) IT Manager
12 7 (3.45%) E-Commerce Manager
12 7 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
12 7 (3.45%) Programme Manager
13 6 (2.96%) Data Analyst
13 6 (2.96%) Senior Consultant
13 6 (2.96%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.87%) HTML
2 15 (7.39%) .NET
3 14 (6.90%) Web Services
4 12 (5.91%) RESTful
5 11 (5.42%) COM
5 11 (5.42%) XML
6 10 (4.93%) Spring
7 9 (4.43%) CSS
7 9 (4.43%) Gherkin
8 7 (3.45%) ASP.NET
8 7 (3.45%) Hibernate
8 7 (3.45%) J2EE
9 5 (2.46%) HTML5
9 5 (2.46%) jQuery
9 5 (2.46%) JSON
10 3 (1.48%) Ajax
10 3 (1.48%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.48%) CSS3
10 3 (1.48%) Django
11 2 (0.99%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.90%) User Experience
3 11 (5.42%) Algorithms
4 10 (4.93%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.96%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.96%) EPoS
7 4 (1.97%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.97%) FMCG
7 4 (1.97%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.48%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.48%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.48%) Social Media
9 2 (0.99%) Animation
9 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.99%) Copywriting
9 2 (0.99%) iPhone
10 1 (0.49%) Blog
10 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.88%) Windows
2 7 (3.45%) Unix
3 3 (1.48%) Android
4 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.99%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.49%) Linux
5 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (21.18%) E-Commerce
3 25 (12.32%) Project Management
4 20 (9.85%) CRM
5 18 (8.87%) BDD
6 17 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (8.37%) DevOps
6 17 (8.37%) Scrum
7 16 (7.88%) Document Management
7 16 (7.88%) Software Engineering
7 16 (7.88%) TDD
8 15 (7.39%) Change Management
8 15 (7.39%) SDLC
9 14 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (6.40%) Analytics
10 13 (6.40%) ATDD
10 13 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (6.40%) Data Management
10 13 (6.40%) PRINCE2
11 12 (5.91%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.73%) Java
2 35 (17.24%) SQL
3 15 (7.39%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.42%) C#
5 7 (3.45%) Clojure
5 7 (3.45%) Python
6 6 (2.96%) Go
6 6 (2.96%) MATLAB
6 6 (2.96%) Rust
7 4 (1.97%) Scala
8 3 (1.48%) C
8 3 (1.48%) PHP
8 3 (1.48%) VBA
9 2 (0.99%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.99%) C++
9 2 (0.99%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.49%) Ruby
10 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (4.93%) Degree
2 6 (2.96%) CISA
2 6 (2.96%) CISM
2 6 (2.96%) CISSP
2 6 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.99%) ISEB
3 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.49%) APMG
4 1 (0.49%) CCIE
4 1 (0.49%) CCNP
4 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.39%) QA
2 6 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.97%) SLA
4 1 (0.49%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.48%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.48%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (5.42%) Puppet
2 10 (4.93%) Ansible
2 10 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.97%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (0.99%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.99%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.99%) Terraform
5 1 (0.49%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.49%) SCOM
5 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (10.84%) Microsoft
1 22 (10.84%) Oracle
2 17 (8.37%) SAP
3 14 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (5.42%) Infor
5 7 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 7 (3.45%) hybris
5 7 (3.45%) IBM
5 7 (3.45%) Teradata
6 6 (2.96%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.96%) Cisco
6 6 (2.96%) Splunk
7 5 (2.46%) Omniture
8 4 (1.97%) EMC
8 4 (1.97%) F5
8 4 (1.97%) HP
8 4 (1.97%) Optimizely
9 3 (1.48%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.48%) BT
9 3 (1.48%) NGA Human Resources
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