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 26 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 27 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 147 193 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.96% 6.98% 6.71%
As % of the General category 17.46% 22.81% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 127 107
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £543 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £18.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-29.72% -41.26%
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
842 846 977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.16% 30.57% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 482 510
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 56 72
Median hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £23.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +57.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £46.10 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 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
Hertfordshire +8 83 £425 +6.25% 23
Bedfordshire -3 49 £513 +7.89% 8
Cambridgeshire 0 14 £300 -14.28% 3
Essex 0 4 £356 -14.92% 3
Suffolk -4 1 £475 +5.55% 1
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for Retail.

1 84 (31.70%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (23.77%) E-Commerce
3 44 (16.60%) SQL
4 37 (13.96%) Finance
5 36 (13.58%) JavaScript
6 34 (12.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (11.32%) HTML
8 28 (10.57%) Java
8 28 (10.57%) Microsoft
9 27 (10.19%) Project Management
10 25 (9.43%) Oracle
11 24 (9.06%) .NET
12 22 (8.30%) SQL Server
12 22 (8.30%) XML
12 22 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (7.92%) Scrum
14 20 (7.55%) User Stories
15 19 (7.17%) Change Management
15 19 (7.17%) SOA
16 18 (6.79%) CRM
17 17 (6.42%) Windows
17 17 (6.42%) SAP
17 17 (6.42%) QA
18 16 (6.04%) JIRA
18 16 (6.04%) TDD
18 16 (6.04%) Logistics
18 16 (6.04%) CSS
18 16 (6.04%) DB2
19 14 (5.28%) C#
19 14 (5.28%) PHP

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 13 (4.91%) CMS
2 8 (3.02%) Confluence
3 7 (2.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (2.26%) JBoss
5 5 (1.89%) Drupal
5 5 (1.89%) Node.js
6 4 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.51%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.13%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.13%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.38%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.38%) IIS
8 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.26%) MS Project
3 4 (1.51%) MS Office
4 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.38%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (4.15%) Magento
2 7 (2.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.51%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (1.51%) SAP CRM
4 3 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.75%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.38%) Lawson
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.64%) Office 365
2 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.13%) SaaS
3 3 (1.13%) Yammer
4 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.38%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.77%) Firewall
2 5 (1.89%) Network Security
2 5 (1.89%) VoIP
3 4 (1.51%) Internet
3 4 (1.51%) LAN
3 4 (1.51%) VLAN
3 4 (1.51%) WAN
4 3 (1.13%) DNS
4 3 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.75%) ATM
5 2 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.75%) MPLS
5 2 (0.75%) NFC
5 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.38%) 5G
6 1 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.38%) OSPF
6 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.04%) DB2
3 10 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.26%) DataStage
4 6 (2.26%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.89%) DbVisualizer
5 5 (1.89%) MySQL
5 5 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.13%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.75%) Couchbase
7 2 (0.75%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.75%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.75%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.75%) OLAP
7 2 (0.75%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (0.75%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.38%) Big Data
8 1 (0.38%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 16 (6.04%) JIRA
2 13 (4.91%) Selenium
3 12 (4.53%) Subversion
3 12 (4.53%) WebDriver
4 9 (3.40%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.02%) PHPUnit
6 7 (2.64%) Appium
7 5 (1.89%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.51%) Protractor
8 4 (1.51%) Zephyr
9 3 (1.13%) Axure RP
9 3 (1.13%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.13%) Maven
10 2 (0.75%) Ant
10 2 (0.75%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.75%) JUnit
10 2 (0.75%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.38%) JMeter
11 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (13.96%) Finance
2 13 (4.91%) Banking
3 9 (3.40%) Marketing
3 9 (3.40%) Retail Banking
4 7 (2.64%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.13%) Legal
7 2 (0.75%) Advertising
7 2 (0.75%) Automotive
7 2 (0.75%) Billing
7 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Front Office
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (24.91%) Analyst
2 49 (18.49%) Project Manager
3 36 (13.58%) Business Analyst
4 31 (11.70%) Developer
5 26 (9.81%) Architect
6 15 (5.66%) Consultant
6 15 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (4.53%) Automation Tester
7 12 (4.53%) Tester
8 11 (4.15%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 11 (4.15%) Selenium Tester
9 10 (3.77%) Java Developer
9 10 (3.77%) Test Analyst
10 9 (3.40%) E-Commerce Developer
10 9 (3.40%) IT Manager
10 9 (3.40%) IT Project Manager
11 8 (3.02%) E-Commerce Architect
12 7 (2.64%) Senior Manager
13 6 (2.26%) Security Consultant
13 6 (2.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (11.32%) HTML
2 24 (9.06%) .NET
3 22 (8.30%) XML
4 16 (6.04%) CSS
5 13 (4.91%) J2EE
5 13 (4.91%) jQuery
5 13 (4.91%) Middleware
6 10 (3.77%) ASP.NET
6 10 (3.77%) RESTful
7 9 (3.40%) AngularJS
7 9 (3.40%) SOAP
7 9 (3.40%) Spring
8 8 (3.02%) Behat
8 8 (3.02%) Hibernate
8 8 (3.02%) REST
9 7 (2.64%) JSP
10 6 (2.26%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.26%) Sass
10 6 (2.26%) Struts
10 6 (2.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.28%) User Experience
3 9 (3.40%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.64%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.26%) EPoS
6 5 (1.89%) FMCG
7 4 (1.51%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.51%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.13%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.13%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.13%) iPad
8 3 (1.13%) RIA
8 3 (1.13%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.75%) Contactless
9 2 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.42%) Windows
2 11 (4.15%) Unix
3 5 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.89%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.51%) Android
4 4 (1.51%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.13%) Linux
6 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.38%) AIX
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (31.70%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (23.77%) E-Commerce
3 34 (12.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (10.19%) Project Management
5 21 (7.92%) Scrum
6 20 (7.55%) User Stories
7 19 (7.17%) Change Management
7 19 (7.17%) SOA
8 18 (6.79%) CRM
9 16 (6.04%) Logistics
9 16 (6.04%) TDD
10 14 (5.28%) Coaching
10 14 (5.28%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (4.91%) Business Analysis
11 13 (4.91%) Document Management
11 13 (4.91%) PRINCE2
11 13 (4.91%) Test Automation
12 12 (4.53%) Data Management
12 12 (4.53%) Migration
12 12 (4.53%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (16.60%) SQL
2 36 (13.58%) JavaScript
3 28 (10.57%) Java
4 14 (5.28%) C#
4 14 (5.28%) PHP
5 7 (2.64%) MATLAB
6 3 (1.13%) C
6 3 (1.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.75%) VBA
8 1 (0.38%) C++
8 1 (0.38%) Perl
8 1 (0.38%) Python
8 1 (0.38%) Ruby
8 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (2.64%) CISSP
2 5 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (1.89%) Degree
2 5 (1.89%) ISEB
3 4 (1.51%) MCSE
3 4 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.51%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.75%) CCNA
4 2 (0.75%) CCNP
4 2 (0.75%) CISA
4 2 (0.75%) CISM
5 1 (0.38%) ACCA
5 1 (0.38%) CCDA
5 1 (0.38%) CCENT
5 1 (0.38%) CIMA
5 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.42%) QA
2 4 (1.51%) COBIT
3 3 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) vSphere
3 1 (0.38%) Firmware
3 1 (0.38%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.38%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (0.75%) SCCM
2 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.38%) SCOM
2 1 (0.38%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (0.38%) WMI
2 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (10.57%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.43%) Oracle
3 17 (6.42%) SAP
4 13 (4.91%) IBM
5 11 (4.15%) Sitecore
6 10 (3.77%) hybris
6 10 (3.77%) JDA
7 8 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.64%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.26%) Cisco
10 5 (1.89%) LogRhythm
10 5 (1.89%) Proofpoint
11 4 (1.51%) Apple
11 4 (1.51%) ATG
11 4 (1.51%) Percussion
12 3 (1.13%) Infor
12 3 (1.13%) Intershop
12 3 (1.13%) Teradata
13 2 (0.75%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.75%) Qualys
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