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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 26 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing Retail 147 172 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.80% 6.24% 8.07%
As % of the General category 17.69% 21.08% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 117 137
Median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £625 £510
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 £13.13 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -33.33%
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
831 816 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.77% 29.60% 33.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 467 561
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 49 61
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.53 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

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 1 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 1 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 +13 82 £425 +11.11% 22
Bedfordshire -4 49 £525 +10.52% 8
Cambridgeshire -4 11 £375 - 6
Essex +8 4 £325 -31.57% 2
Suffolk -3 2 £475 +5.55% 5
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 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 74 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (23.46%) E-Commerce
3 43 (16.54%) SQL
4 42 (16.15%) Finance
5 38 (14.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 28 (10.77%) Project Management
7 28 (10.77%) Microsoft
8 26 (10.00%) HTML
9 23 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (8.46%) Change Management
10 22 (8.46%) Java
10 22 (8.46%) .NET
11 21 (8.08%) Oracle
11 21 (8.08%) User Stories
12 20 (7.69%) XML
12 20 (7.69%) Scrum
13 19 (7.31%) SOA
14 18 (6.92%) SQL Server
15 17 (6.54%) SAP
16 16 (6.15%) C#
16 16 (6.15%) JDA
16 16 (6.15%) CMS
16 16 (6.15%) QA
17 15 (5.77%) TDD
17 15 (5.77%) Banking
17 15 (5.77%) PHP
17 15 (5.77%) DB2
17 15 (5.77%) CRM
17 15 (5.77%) Windows

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 16 (6.15%) CMS
2 8 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (2.69%) Confluence
4 5 (1.92%) Drupal
4 5 (1.92%) JBoss
5 3 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.77%) Node.js
6 2 (0.77%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.38%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (0.38%) IIS
7 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.31%) MS Project
3 5 (1.92%) MS Office
4 3 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.38%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (4.23%) Magento
2 7 (2.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.54%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (1.15%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.77%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
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 General Ledger
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.31%) Office 365
2 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.15%) SaaS
4 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.77%) Yammer
5 1 (0.38%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.46%) Firewall
2 5 (1.92%) LAN
2 5 (1.92%) Network Security
2 5 (1.92%) VoIP
2 5 (1.92%) WAN
3 4 (1.54%) VLAN
4 3 (1.15%) Internet
4 3 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.77%) DNS
5 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.38%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.38%) IPsec
6 1 (0.38%) NAS
6 1 (0.38%) PABX
6 1 (0.38%) SAN
6 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.38%) VPN
6 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.77%) DB2
3 13 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.31%) DataStage
4 6 (2.31%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.54%) DbVisualizer
6 4 (1.54%) MySQL
6 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.15%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.77%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.77%) OLAP
8 2 (0.77%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (0.77%) QlikView
8 2 (0.77%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.38%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.38%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (5.38%) JIRA
1 14 (5.38%) Selenium
2 13 (5.00%) WebDriver
3 12 (4.62%) Subversion
4 10 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.46%) PHPUnit
6 8 (3.08%) Appium
7 4 (1.54%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.15%) Axure RP
8 3 (1.15%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.15%) Maven
8 3 (1.15%) Protractor
8 3 (1.15%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.77%) Ant
9 2 (0.77%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.77%) JUnit
10 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (16.15%) Finance
2 15 (5.77%) Banking
3 13 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 11 (4.23%) Marketing
5 6 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.15%) Legal
8 2 (0.77%) Advertising
8 2 (0.77%) Automotive
8 2 (0.77%) Billing
8 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Front Office
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (26.92%) Analyst
2 49 (18.85%) Project Manager
3 41 (15.77%) Business Analyst
4 28 (10.77%) Developer
5 23 (8.85%) Architect
6 14 (5.38%) Tester
7 13 (5.00%) Automation Tester
7 13 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (4.62%) Consultant
9 11 (4.23%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 11 (4.23%) Selenium Tester
10 10 (3.85%) Senior Manager
11 9 (3.46%) E-Commerce Developer
11 9 (3.46%) IT Manager
11 9 (3.46%) IT Project Manager
11 9 (3.46%) Java Developer
11 9 (3.46%) Senior Project Manager
11 9 (3.46%) Test Analyst
12 8 (3.08%) E-Commerce Architect
13 7 (2.69%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.00%) HTML
2 22 (8.46%) .NET
3 20 (7.69%) XML
4 12 (4.62%) CSS
5 11 (4.23%) jQuery
5 11 (4.23%) Middleware
6 10 (3.85%) J2EE
6 10 (3.85%) RESTful
7 9 (3.46%) ASP.NET
7 9 (3.46%) Behat
8 8 (3.08%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.69%) SOAP
9 7 (2.69%) Spring
10 6 (2.31%) Hibernate
10 6 (2.31%) JSP
10 6 (2.31%) LESS
10 6 (2.31%) REST
10 6 (2.31%) Sass
11 5 (1.92%) Struts
11 5 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.62%) User Experience
3 9 (3.46%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.31%) EPoS
4 6 (2.31%) FMCG
5 5 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.54%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.54%) iPad
7 3 (1.15%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.15%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.77%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.77%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.77%) RIA
8 2 (0.77%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.77%) Windows
2 12 (4.62%) Unix
3 5 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.54%) Android
4 4 (1.54%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.15%) Linux
6 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.38%) AIX
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (23.46%) E-Commerce
3 38 (14.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (10.77%) Project Management
5 22 (8.46%) Change Management
6 21 (8.08%) User Stories
7 20 (7.69%) Scrum
8 19 (7.31%) SOA
9 15 (5.77%) CRM
9 15 (5.77%) TDD
10 14 (5.38%) Business Analysis
10 14 (5.38%) Coaching
10 14 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (5.38%) Risk Management
10 14 (5.38%) Test Automation
10 14 (5.38%) Test Scripting
11 12 (4.62%) Automated Testing
11 12 (4.62%) Document Management
11 12 (4.62%) Logistics
12 11 (4.23%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (16.54%) SQL
2 30 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 22 (8.46%) Java
4 16 (6.15%) C#
5 15 (5.77%) PHP
6 6 (2.31%) MATLAB
7 4 (1.54%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.15%) C
9 2 (0.77%) C++
9 2 (0.77%) Python
10 1 (0.38%) COBOL
10 1 (0.38%) Perl
10 1 (0.38%) Ruby
10 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.38%) VB
10 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (1.92%) CISSP
3 4 (1.54%) Degree
4 3 (1.15%) CCNP
4 3 (1.15%) ISEB
4 3 (1.15%) MCSE
4 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.15%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.77%) CCNA
6 1 (0.38%) ACCA
6 1 (0.38%) CCDA
6 1 (0.38%) CCENT
6 1 (0.38%) CIMA
6 1 (0.38%) CISA
6 1 (0.38%) CISM
6 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.15%) QA
2 4 (1.54%) COBIT
3 3 (1.15%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) SDET
4 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.77%) vSphere
3 1 (0.38%) Firmware
3 1 (0.38%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.77%) 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 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.08%) Oracle
3 17 (6.54%) SAP
4 16 (6.15%) JDA
5 12 (4.62%) Sitecore
6 11 (4.23%) IBM
7 7 (2.69%) hybris
7 7 (2.69%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.31%) Cisco
9 5 (1.92%) LogRhythm
9 5 (1.92%) Proofpoint
10 4 (1.54%) Apple
11 3 (1.15%) ATG
11 3 (1.15%) Intershop
11 3 (1.15%) Percussion
11 3 (1.15%) Teradata
12 2 (0.77%) HP
12 2 (0.77%) Netezza
12 2 (0.77%) VMware
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