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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
England / East of England
Rank 50 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 84 114 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.86% 4.82% 5.11%
As % of the General category 13.10% 15.92% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 71 99
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £613 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -45.17%

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
641 716 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.47% 30.25% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 391 416
Median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £576 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 41
Median hourly rate £34.00 £29.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.88 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +35.41%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -8 51 £463 +15.62% 29
Bedfordshire -1 20 £469 -6.25% 17
Essex -3 6 £450 +50.00% 17
Cambridgeshire -6 3 £300 -29.41% 4
Norfolk +7 2 £538 -2.27% 9
Suffolk -6 2 £300 -36.84% 7
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (23.40%) E-Commerce
3 34 (18.09%) Java
3 34 (18.09%) Finance
4 28 (14.89%) SQL
5 26 (13.83%) Project Management
6 23 (12.23%) HTML
6 23 (12.23%) Oracle
7 22 (11.70%) JavaScript
7 22 (11.70%) Microsoft
7 22 (11.70%) JIRA
8 20 (10.64%) CRM
8 20 (10.64%) SharePoint
9 18 (9.57%) Windows
9 18 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (9.04%) MS Excel
11 16 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (8.51%) SQL Server
11 16 (8.51%) Office 365
11 16 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (7.98%) Git (software)
12 15 (7.98%) BDD
12 15 (7.98%) Jenkins
12 15 (7.98%) .NET
12 15 (7.98%) PRINCE2
12 15 (7.98%) SAP
12 15 (7.98%) CSS
12 15 (7.98%) Scrum
12 15 (7.98%) Document Management
13 14 (7.45%) TDD

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 (10.64%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.85%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (5.85%) Skype for Business
3 8 (4.26%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.19%) Confluence
5 5 (2.66%) CMS
5 5 (2.66%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.53%) Apache
7 1 (0.53%) Drupal
7 1 (0.53%) IIS
7 1 (0.53%) JBoss
7 1 (0.53%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (9.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.72%) MS Office
2 7 (3.72%) MS Project
3 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (4.26%) Unica
3 6 (3.19%) Shopify
4 5 (2.66%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (2.66%) Magento
5 4 (2.13%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.53%) Endur
7 1 (0.53%) Findur
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.53%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.53%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.53%) SAP POS DM
7 1 (0.53%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (8.51%) Office 365
2 11 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.85%) Yammer
3 4 (2.13%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (2.13%) GitHub
4 2 (1.06%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.06%) PaaS
4 2 (1.06%) SaaS
4 2 (1.06%) Trello
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.53%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.53%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.79%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (4.26%) Internet
3 6 (3.19%) VoIP
4 5 (2.66%) LAN
4 5 (2.66%) Network Security
4 5 (2.66%) PSTN
4 5 (2.66%) WAN
4 5 (2.66%) ZigBee
5 4 (2.13%) Bluetooth
6 3 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.60%) DNS
6 3 (1.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (1.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (1.60%) MPLS
7 2 (1.06%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.06%) Firewall
8 1 (0.53%) DWDM
8 1 (0.53%) Intranet
8 1 (0.53%) SSL
8 1 (0.53%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.13%) Big Data
3 4 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.13%) DB2
3 4 (2.13%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (2.13%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.06%) MySQL
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.53%) DataStage
5 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.53%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (11.70%) JIRA
2 15 (7.98%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.98%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.38%) Maven
4 8 (4.26%) Cucumber
4 8 (4.26%) Selenium
4 8 (4.26%) SoapUI
4 8 (4.26%) WebDriver
5 7 (3.72%) Ant
5 7 (3.72%) Gradle
6 6 (3.19%) JUnit
7 4 (2.13%) Appium
7 4 (2.13%) JBehave
7 4 (2.13%) JMeter
7 4 (2.13%) NUnit
8 3 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.60%) FitNesse
8 3 (1.60%) Robot Framework
8 3 (1.60%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.06%) Xcode
General
1 34 (18.09%) Finance
2 8 (4.26%) Banking
3 6 (3.19%) Retail Banking
3 6 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.66%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.60%) Marketing
6 2 (1.06%) Front Office
6 2 (1.06%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (20.74%) Developer
2 32 (17.02%) Analyst
3 29 (15.43%) Project Manager
4 22 (11.70%) Business Analyst
5 17 (9.04%) Consultant
6 14 (7.45%) Java Developer
7 11 (5.85%) Architect
8 10 (5.32%) IT Manager
8 10 (5.32%) Programme Manager
9 9 (4.79%) E-Commerce Manager
9 9 (4.79%) IT Project Manager
9 9 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.79%) Tester
10 8 (4.26%) Automation Tester
10 8 (4.26%) Designer
11 7 (3.72%) E-Commerce Programme Manager
11 7 (3.72%) Security Consultant
11 7 (3.72%) UX Designer
12 6 (3.19%) CRM Developer
12 6 (3.19%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.23%) HTML
2 15 (7.98%) .NET
2 15 (7.98%) CSS
3 14 (7.45%) XML
4 12 (6.38%) Web Services
5 11 (5.85%) COM
5 11 (5.85%) RESTful
6 9 (4.79%) JSON
7 8 (4.26%) ASP.NET
7 8 (4.26%) Gherkin
8 7 (3.72%) Spring
9 6 (3.19%) HTML5
9 6 (3.19%) jQuery
10 5 (2.66%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.66%) J2EE
11 4 (2.13%) AngularJS
11 4 (2.13%) CSS3
12 3 (1.60%) Ajax
12 3 (1.60%) Middleware
12 3 (1.60%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.38%) User Experience
3 10 (5.32%) EPoS
4 8 (4.26%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.72%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.72%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.19%) FMCG
6 6 (3.19%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.13%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.60%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.06%) Animation
9 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.06%) iPad
9 2 (1.06%) iPhone
9 2 (1.06%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) Clustering
10 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.57%) Windows
2 10 (5.32%) Unix
3 3 (1.60%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.53%) Android
5 1 (0.53%) Linux
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (23.40%) E-Commerce
3 26 (13.83%) Project Management
4 20 (10.64%) CRM
5 16 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (7.98%) BDD
6 15 (7.98%) Document Management
6 15 (7.98%) PRINCE2
6 15 (7.98%) Scrum
7 14 (7.45%) Change Management
7 14 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (7.45%) TDD
8 13 (6.91%) Data Management
8 13 (6.91%) DevOps
8 13 (6.91%) Migration
9 12 (6.38%) Analytics
9 12 (6.38%) Business Analysis
9 12 (6.38%) Case Management
9 12 (6.38%) SDLC
10 11 (5.85%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.09%) Java
2 28 (14.89%) SQL
3 22 (11.70%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.19%) C#
4 6 (3.19%) PHP
5 5 (2.66%) Clojure
5 5 (2.66%) Go
5 5 (2.66%) Python
5 5 (2.66%) Rust
6 3 (1.60%) C
6 3 (1.60%) Scala
7 2 (1.06%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.06%) C++
7 2 (1.06%) F#
7 2 (1.06%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.06%) Ruby
8 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (4.26%) Degree
2 6 (3.19%) CISSP
3 4 (2.13%) CISA
3 4 (2.13%) CISM
3 4 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.06%) CEH
5 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.06%) CREST Certified
5 2 (1.06%) ISEB
5 2 (1.06%) OSCP
6 1 (0.53%) APMG
6 1 (0.53%) CCIE
6 1 (0.53%) CCNP
6 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.53%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.38%) QA
2 6 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.13%) SLA
4 2 (1.06%) PMO
5 1 (0.53%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (5.32%) Puppet
2 9 (4.79%) Ansible
2 9 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.06%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.06%) Terraform
4 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (12.23%) Oracle
2 22 (11.70%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.98%) SAP
4 11 (5.85%) Infor
4 11 (5.85%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.72%) IBM
6 5 (2.66%) Adobe
6 5 (2.66%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.66%) Omniture
7 4 (2.13%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.13%) EMC
7 4 (2.13%) hybris
7 4 (2.13%) Optimizely
8 3 (1.60%) Blue Coat
8 3 (1.60%) BT
8 3 (1.60%) Cisco
8 3 (1.60%) F5
8 3 (1.60%) NGA Human Resources
8 3 (1.60%) Splunk
9 2 (1.06%) New Relic
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