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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 24 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 213 129 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.73% 5.42% 6.34%
As % of the General category 21.39% 16.91% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 71 118
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.75 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £30.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-59.27% +74.28%
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
996 763 1116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.48% 32.05% 36.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 356 595
Average daily rate £400 £389 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 65 77
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -33.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.01 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +26 108 £450 +111.76% 7
Hertfordshire -5 93 £413 +3.12% 28
Cambridgeshire -19 9 £350 -12.50% 6
Essex -6 4 £450 +12.50% 3
Suffolk -12 2 £413 +10.00%
Norfolk - - - - 2
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 163 (42.45%) E-Commerce
2 115 (29.95%) Finance
3 65 (16.93%) Project Management
4 57 (14.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (13.02%) Manufacturing
6 49 (12.76%) HTML
7 44 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (10.94%) Oracle
9 40 (10.42%) Java
10 38 (9.90%) JavaScript
10 38 (9.90%) SQL
11 33 (8.59%) CSS
11 33 (8.59%) PRINCE2
12 32 (8.33%) EPoS
13 31 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (8.07%) User Acceptance Testing
14 29 (7.55%) IBM
15 28 (7.29%) Change Management
15 28 (7.29%) Marketing
15 28 (7.29%) Mobile App
16 26 (6.77%) J2EE
17 24 (6.25%) XML
17 24 (6.25%) Degree
18 23 (5.99%) WebSphere
19 22 (5.73%) Internet
20 21 (5.47%) Logistics
21 20 (5.21%) UNIX
21 20 (5.21%) Photoshop
22 19 (4.95%) Waterfall
22 19 (4.95%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 23 (5.99%) WebSphere
2 16 (4.17%) MQSeries
3 11 (2.86%) Adobe CQ
4 8 (2.08%) CMS
4 8 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (1.56%) IIS
6 4 (1.04%) SAS
7 3 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.78%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.78%) Confluence
8 2 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.52%) Apache
9 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 20 (5.21%) Photoshop
2 14 (3.65%) MS Office
3 13 (3.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (2.86%) MS Project
5 8 (2.08%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.56%) MS Excel
6 6 (1.56%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.52%) RoboHelp
7 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.04%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.04%) SiteCatalyst
3 3 (0.78%) Tridion
3 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.78%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.52%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.52%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.52%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.65%) SaaS
2 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.26%) Force.com
3 1 (0.26%) PaaS
3 1 (0.26%) GitHub
3 1 (0.26%) IaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.73%) Internet
2 8 (2.08%) HTTP
3 5 (1.30%) DHCP
3 5 (1.30%) DNS
4 4 (1.04%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.04%) Intranet
4 4 (1.04%) Extranet
4 4 (1.04%) VPN
5 3 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.52%) SMS
6 2 (0.52%) RFID
7 1 (0.26%) NAS
7 1 (0.26%) SAN
7 1 (0.26%) WAN
7 1 (0.26%) FTP
7 1 (0.26%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.39%) DB2
2 10 (2.60%) MySQL
2 10 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.56%) DbVisualizer
6 5 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.52%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.52%) WebFOCUS
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.52%) QlikView
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.26%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 13 (3.39%) Subversion
1 13 (3.39%) JIRA
2 12 (3.13%) Ant
3 11 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 10 (2.60%) JUnit
5 8 (2.08%) Log4j
6 7 (1.82%) Maven
7 6 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (1.56%) LoadRunner
7 6 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.56%) Axure RP
8 4 (1.04%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.78%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 3 (0.78%) Firebug
9 3 (0.78%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.52%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.52%) Selenium
10 2 (0.52%) Log4Net
10 2 (0.52%) FinalBuilder
10 2 (0.52%) Jasmine
General
1 115 (29.95%) Finance
2 50 (13.02%) Manufacturing
3 28 (7.29%) Marketing
4 13 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.86%) Banking
6 8 (2.08%) Back Office
7 6 (1.56%) Publishing
7 6 (1.56%) Games
8 5 (1.30%) Legal
9 4 (1.04%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.78%) Advertising
11 2 (0.52%) Law
11 2 (0.52%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.26%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 130 (33.85%) Analyst
2 112 (29.17%) Business Analyst
3 73 (19.01%) Project Manager
4 39 (10.16%) Developer
5 23 (5.99%) Architect
6 21 (5.47%) Consultant
7 13 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (3.39%) Agile Business Analyst
8 12 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
9 11 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
10 10 (2.60%) Procurement Manager
11 8 (2.08%) Integration Manager
11 8 (2.08%) Java Developer
12 7 (1.82%) Service Manager
12 7 (1.82%) Web Developer
12 7 (1.82%) Senior Manager
12 7 (1.82%) Tester
12 7 (1.82%) Delivery Manager
12 7 (1.82%) Technical Leader
12 7 (1.82%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (12.76%) HTML
2 33 (8.59%) CSS
3 26 (6.77%) J2EE
4 24 (6.25%) XML
5 17 (4.43%) XHTML
5 17 (4.43%) HTML5
6 15 (3.91%) JSP
7 14 (3.65%) jQuery
8 13 (3.39%) CSS3
9 12 (3.13%) Ajax
10 10 (2.60%) REST
11 9 (2.34%) Web Services
11 9 (2.34%) Spring
11 9 (2.34%) Servlets
11 9 (2.34%) SOAP
11 9 (2.34%) .NET
12 8 (2.08%) Struts
12 8 (2.08%) JMS
12 8 (2.08%) XSLT
12 8 (2.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.33%) EPoS
2 28 (7.29%) Mobile App
3 12 (3.13%) FMCG
4 11 (2.86%) W3C
4 11 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.08%) Web 2.0
6 5 (1.30%) Copywriting
7 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.78%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.52%) IVR
8 2 (0.52%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.52%) Open Source
8 2 (0.52%) iPhone
8 2 (0.52%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.26%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.26%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.26%) RIA
9 1 (0.26%) Social Media
9 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.21%) UNIX
2 15 (3.91%) Linux
3 12 (3.13%) Windows
4 8 (2.08%) HPUX
4 8 (2.08%) Solaris
4 8 (2.08%) Android
4 8 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.78%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.78%) AIX
8 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.52%) SUSE
8 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (42.45%) E-Commerce
2 65 (16.93%) Project Management
3 57 (14.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (8.59%) PRINCE2
6 31 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (8.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 28 (7.29%) Change Management
8 21 (5.47%) Logistics
9 19 (4.95%) Waterfall
9 19 (4.95%) Analytics
10 18 (4.69%) Scrum
10 18 (4.69%) OO
11 17 (4.43%) ITIL
11 17 (4.43%) CRM
12 16 (4.17%) Service Delivery
12 16 (4.17%) Supplier Management
13 15 (3.91%) Business Analysis
13 15 (3.91%) Time Management
14 14 (3.65%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (10.42%) Java
2 38 (9.90%) JavaScript
2 38 (9.90%) SQL
3 8 (2.08%) XPath
4 7 (1.82%) C#
5 4 (1.04%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.78%) Perl
7 2 (0.52%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.52%) VB
8 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.26%) Ruby
8 1 (0.26%) R
8 1 (0.26%) PHP
8 1 (0.26%) C++
8 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (6.25%) Degree
2 18 (4.69%) ISEB
3 11 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.30%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.78%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.26%) MCSE
8 1 (0.26%) CCNP
8 1 (0.26%) CCDP
8 1 (0.26%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.26%) MCITP
8 1 (0.26%) CISSP
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.56%) QA
2 5 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.04%) SLA
4 2 (0.52%) P3O
5 1 (0.26%) GAAP
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.78%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.52%) Puppet
1 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.26%) SCCM
2 1 (0.26%) SCOM
2 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (10.94%) Oracle
2 29 (7.55%) IBM
3 17 (4.43%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.13%) SAP
4 12 (3.13%) HP
5 10 (2.60%) ATG
6 9 (2.34%) Adobe
7 8 (2.08%) Interwoven
8 7 (1.82%) Sun
8 7 (1.82%) JDA
8 7 (1.82%) RedPrairie
9 5 (1.30%) Endeca
10 3 (0.78%) Google
10 3 (0.78%) Retalix
10 3 (0.78%) Remedy
10 3 (0.78%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.78%) Cisco
10 3 (0.78%) Elastic Path
10 3 (0.78%) hybris
10 3 (0.78%) Blue Martini
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Rate: Up to £23,000 per annum + 5% flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £540.00 - £607.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
Ripe4
Rate: £0 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bedfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago