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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 29 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 145 164 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.78% 5.25% 6.72%
As % of the General category 17.86% 17.37% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 103 122
Median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -35.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £16.50 £12.96
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +27.31%
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
812 944 987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.35% 30.25% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 462 553
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £574 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 95 84
Median hourly rate £29.50 £26.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.64 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.83 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-22.57% +14.80%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +10 100 £439 +3.23% 27
Bedfordshire -19 22 £425 - 12
Essex +5 18 £300 -35.13% 6
Cambridgeshire +12 7 £108 -71.89% 3
Suffolk +2 1 £350 - 1
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 87 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (20.20%) SQL
3 56 (18.86%) E-Commerce
4 47 (15.82%) Finance
5 40 (13.47%) Oracle
5 40 (13.47%) SQL Server
6 38 (12.79%) Microsoft
7 37 (12.46%) Java
8 33 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (10.44%) CRM
10 30 (10.10%) JavaScript
11 28 (9.43%) Windows
12 27 (9.09%) .NET
13 25 (8.42%) MS Excel
14 24 (8.08%) HTML
14 24 (8.08%) JIRA
15 22 (7.41%) Scrum
15 22 (7.41%) SAP
15 22 (7.41%) Banking
16 21 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
16 21 (7.07%) User Experience
17 20 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (6.73%) SDLC
17 20 (6.73%) Office 365
17 20 (6.73%) QA
17 20 (6.73%) Data Management
17 20 (6.73%) Document Management
17 20 (6.73%) SharePoint
17 20 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (6.73%) Salesforce.com

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 20 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.39%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (4.71%) CMS
3 14 (4.71%) Skype for Business
4 13 (4.38%) Confluence
5 7 (2.36%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (2.02%) JBoss
7 5 (1.68%) Drupal
8 4 (1.35%) Apache
8 4 (1.35%) NServiceBus
8 4 (1.35%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.01%) IIS
9 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.67%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.67%) SAS
11 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 25 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.70%) MS Office
3 5 (1.68%) MS Project
4 2 (0.67%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.67%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.02%) Magento
3 5 (1.68%) SAP CRM
4 3 (1.01%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.67%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.34%) HFM
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.34%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (6.73%) Office 365
3 14 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.71%) Yammer
4 3 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.01%) SaaS
5 2 (0.67%) IaaS
5 2 (0.67%) PaaS
6 1 (0.34%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.70%) Firewall
2 7 (2.36%) Network Security
3 5 (1.68%) Internet
3 5 (1.68%) WAN
4 4 (1.35%) LAN
4 4 (1.35%) VoIP
4 4 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.01%) ATM
5 3 (1.01%) BGP
5 3 (1.01%) OSPF
5 3 (1.01%) VPN
6 2 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.67%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (0.67%) DNS
6 2 (0.67%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.67%) MPLS
6 2 (0.67%) NFC
6 2 (0.67%) PBX
6 2 (0.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.03%) DB2
2 9 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 9 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.02%) MySQL
5 4 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.01%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.01%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.01%) DbVisualizer
7 2 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.67%) DataStage
7 2 (0.67%) Essbase
7 2 (0.67%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.67%) MS Access
7 2 (0.67%) OLAP
7 2 (0.67%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 24 (8.08%) JIRA
2 19 (6.40%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.03%) Zephyr
4 7 (2.36%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.36%) Selenium
4 7 (2.36%) Subversion
5 6 (2.02%) Ant
5 6 (2.02%) WebDriver
6 5 (1.68%) Appium
6 5 (1.68%) Maven
7 4 (1.35%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.35%) JMeter
7 4 (1.35%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.01%) Axure RP
8 3 (1.01%) Gradle
8 3 (1.01%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.67%) JUnit
9 2 (0.67%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (15.82%) Finance
2 22 (7.41%) Banking
3 13 (4.38%) Marketing
4 12 (4.04%) Retail Banking
5 8 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.01%) Billing
8 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 86 (28.96%) Analyst
2 41 (13.80%) Developer
3 37 (12.46%) Business Analyst
4 35 (11.78%) Project Manager
5 23 (7.74%) Architect
6 18 (6.06%) Consultant
7 17 (5.72%) Java Developer
8 13 (4.38%) Data Analyst
8 13 (4.38%) Test Analyst
9 12 (4.04%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.37%) .NET Developer
10 10 (3.37%) Designer
10 10 (3.37%) E-Commerce Developer
10 10 (3.37%) Security Consultant
11 9 (3.03%) Financial Analyst
11 9 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.69%) Retail Business Analyst
13 7 (2.36%) Tester
14 6 (2.02%) Software Engineer
14 6 (2.02%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.09%) .NET
2 24 (8.08%) HTML
3 18 (6.06%) XML
4 16 (5.39%) CSS
4 16 (5.39%) Web Services
5 14 (4.71%) J2EE
6 13 (4.38%) COM
6 13 (4.38%) jQuery
7 12 (4.04%) ASP.NET
8 11 (3.70%) RESTful
8 11 (3.70%) Spring
9 10 (3.37%) Hibernate
10 9 (3.03%) .NET Framework
11 8 (2.69%) AngularJS
12 7 (2.36%) JSP
12 7 (2.36%) Middleware
12 7 (2.36%) SOAP
13 6 (2.02%) Entity Framework
13 6 (2.02%) REST
13 6 (2.02%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.07%) User Experience
2 20 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.38%) Algorithms
4 10 (3.37%) EPoS
5 8 (2.69%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.36%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.68%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.35%) FMCG
8 4 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.35%) RIA
9 3 (1.01%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.01%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.01%) Statistics
9 3 (1.01%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.67%) Contactless
10 2 (0.67%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.43%) Windows
2 9 (3.03%) Unix
3 5 (1.68%) Android
4 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.01%) Linux
5 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (18.86%) E-Commerce
3 33 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (10.44%) CRM
5 22 (7.41%) Scrum
6 20 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (6.73%) Data Management
6 20 (6.73%) Document Management
6 20 (6.73%) SDLC
7 17 (5.72%) Business Analysis
7 17 (5.72%) Project Management
8 16 (5.39%) User Stories
9 15 (5.05%) Software Engineering
10 14 (4.71%) Case Management
10 14 (4.71%) Migration
11 13 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (4.38%) Integration Testing
12 12 (4.04%) B2B
12 12 (4.04%) Logistics
12 12 (4.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 60 (20.20%) SQL
2 37 (12.46%) Java
3 30 (10.10%) JavaScript
4 19 (6.40%) C#
5 17 (5.72%) MATLAB
5 17 (5.72%) PHP
6 12 (4.04%) Python
7 8 (2.69%) Ruby
8 6 (2.02%) VBA
9 5 (1.68%) R
10 4 (1.35%) Clojure
10 4 (1.35%) COBOL
11 3 (1.01%) C
11 3 (1.01%) Go
11 3 (1.01%) Rust
11 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.01%) VB
12 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.34%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (1.68%) Degree
1 5 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (1.35%) CISSP
2 4 (1.35%) ISEB
3 3 (1.01%) CCNA
3 3 (1.01%) CCNP
3 3 (1.01%) CISA
3 3 (1.01%) CISM
4 2 (0.67%) CCDA
4 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.34%) ACCA
5 1 (0.34%) CCENT
5 1 (0.34%) GSEC
5 1 (0.34%) MCSE
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.73%) QA
2 5 (1.68%) SLA
3 4 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.67%) vSphere
3 1 (0.34%) Docker
3 1 (0.34%) RACF
3 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (1.68%) Puppet
1 5 (1.68%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (1.01%) Ansible
2 3 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.67%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (0.67%) SCCM
3 2 (0.67%) SCOM
3 2 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.34%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.34%) WMI
4 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (13.47%) Oracle
2 38 (12.79%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.41%) SAP
4 20 (6.73%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (6.06%) Teradata
6 14 (4.71%) Infor
7 12 (4.04%) Cisco
7 12 (4.04%) hybris
8 10 (3.37%) Sitecore
9 9 (3.03%) IBM
9 9 (3.03%) JDA
10 6 (2.02%) HP
10 6 (2.02%) VMware
11 5 (1.68%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.68%) Citrix
11 5 (1.68%) LogRhythm
11 5 (1.68%) Proofpoint
11 5 (1.68%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.35%) ATG
12 4 (1.35%) Percussion
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