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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 30 24 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing Retail 163 201 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.39% 6.57% 4.80%
As % of the General category 17.74% 20.85% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 113 59
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£421 £441 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.53% +10.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £534 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.14% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.96 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.31% -57.50%
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
919 964 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.37% 31.50% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 539 352
Average daily rate £400 £413 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 86 64
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +58.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.40 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £43.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 0 63 £425 -5.55% 7
Hertfordshire -4 62 £425 +3.03% 38
Cambridgeshire +2 16 £350 -6.66% 1
Essex +14 15 £463 +2.77%
Suffolk +8 5 £350 -15.15%
Norfolk - 2 £288 - 3
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 104 (29.05%) E-Commerce
2 83 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (16.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (15.64%) Project Management
5 53 (14.80%) Finance
6 48 (13.41%) SQL
7 42 (11.73%) JavaScript
8 41 (11.45%) HTML
9 36 (10.06%) CRM
10 35 (9.78%) Oracle
11 34 (9.50%) Java
12 33 (9.22%) PRINCE2
13 31 (8.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 29 (8.10%) Microsoft
15 26 (7.26%) UNIX
15 26 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (6.98%) Business Analysis
17 24 (6.70%) Waterfall
17 24 (6.70%) XML
18 23 (6.42%) Marketing
19 22 (6.15%) System Testing
20 21 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
20 21 (5.87%) DB2
20 21 (5.87%) Flash
20 21 (5.87%) User Experience
21 20 (5.59%) CSS
21 20 (5.59%) Telecoms
21 20 (5.59%) Use Case
22 19 (5.31%) WebSphere
22 19 (5.31%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 19 (5.31%) WebSphere
2 6 (1.68%) MQSeries
2 6 (1.68%) CMS
3 5 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.40%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.40%) IBM Notes
3 5 (1.40%) Node.js
3 5 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.12%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.56%) Lync
7 1 (0.28%) Confluence
7 1 (0.28%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.28%) Apache
7 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (4.47%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.51%) MS Project
3 8 (2.23%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.12%) MS Office
6 3 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.28%) InDesign
8 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (2.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.96%) Magento
3 5 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.84%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.56%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.56%) Summit
6 2 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.28%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.12%) SaaS
2 3 (0.84%) Office 365
3 2 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.56%) PaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.68%) LAN
2 5 (1.40%) WAN
3 4 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.12%) Internet
4 3 (0.84%) SAN
4 3 (0.84%) HTTP
5 2 (0.56%) Firewall
6 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.28%) Wireless
6 1 (0.28%) SSH
6 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.28%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.28%) DMZ
6 1 (0.28%) Telnet
6 1 (0.28%) LDAP
6 1 (0.28%) DNS
6 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.87%) DB2
2 19 (5.31%) DbVisualizer
3 13 (3.63%) SQL Server
4 12 (3.35%) Oracle Database
5 11 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.12%) MySQL
6 4 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.84%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.84%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.56%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.56%) Big Data
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (5.03%) Selenium
2 14 (3.91%) WebDriver
2 14 (3.91%) Subversion
3 11 (3.07%) JIRA
4 7 (1.96%) PHPUnit
4 7 (1.96%) Grunt
5 6 (1.68%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.68%) HP UFT
5 6 (1.68%) LoadRunner
6 5 (1.40%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.12%) JUnit
7 4 (1.12%) Axure RP
8 3 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.56%) ProC
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.28%) Toad
10 1 (0.28%) TestNG
10 1 (0.28%) Hudson
General
1 53 (14.80%) Finance
2 23 (6.42%) Marketing
3 20 (5.59%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.03%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.35%) Banking
6 4 (1.12%) Games
7 3 (0.84%) Back Office
8 2 (0.56%) Advertising
8 2 (0.56%) Legal
8 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 120 (33.52%) Analyst
2 96 (26.82%) Business Analyst
3 64 (17.88%) Project Manager
4 31 (8.66%) Developer
5 23 (6.42%) Architect
6 17 (4.75%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (4.19%) Consultant
7 15 (4.19%) Programme Manager
8 14 (3.91%) Tester
8 14 (3.91%) Designer
9 13 (3.63%) Automation Tester
10 11 (3.07%) Test Analyst
11 10 (2.79%) Infrastructure Manager
11 10 (2.79%) E-Commerce Manager
12 9 (2.51%) Agile Business Analyst
12 9 (2.51%) Selenium Tester
13 8 (2.23%) Product Owner
13 8 (2.23%) CRM Analyst
13 8 (2.23%) UX Designer
13 8 (2.23%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (11.45%) HTML
2 24 (6.70%) XML
3 21 (5.87%) Flash
4 20 (5.59%) CSS
5 18 (5.03%) J2EE
5 18 (5.03%) RESTful
6 14 (3.91%) .NET
7 8 (2.23%) Spring
8 7 (1.96%) HTML5
8 7 (1.96%) CSS3
8 7 (1.96%) Backbone.js
9 6 (1.68%) Gherkin
9 6 (1.68%) jQuery
9 6 (1.68%) Middleware
9 6 (1.68%) Hibernate
9 6 (1.68%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.40%) Ajax
11 4 (1.12%) Web Services
12 3 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (0.84%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.87%) User Experience
3 18 (5.03%) FMCG
4 9 (2.51%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.23%) EPoS
6 7 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.68%) Social Media
8 4 (1.12%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.12%) PMI
9 3 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.84%) Taxonomies
9 3 (0.84%) SCADA
9 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.56%) Video Editing
10 2 (0.56%) Kindle
10 2 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.56%) RIA
11 1 (0.28%) LPAR
11 1 (0.28%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.26%) UNIX
2 18 (5.03%) Windows
3 8 (2.23%) Linux
4 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.56%) AIX
6 1 (0.28%) HPUX
6 1 (0.28%) Solaris
6 1 (0.28%) OS/400
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.28%) SUSE
6 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (29.05%) E-Commerce
2 83 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (16.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (15.64%) Project Management
5 36 (10.06%) CRM
6 33 (9.22%) PRINCE2
7 31 (8.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 25 (6.98%) Business Analysis
9 24 (6.70%) Waterfall
10 22 (6.15%) System Testing
11 21 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (5.59%) Use Case
13 19 (5.31%) Automated Testing
14 18 (5.03%) Change Management
15 16 (4.47%) Scrum
16 15 (4.19%) Test Scripting
17 14 (3.91%) User Acceptance Testing
17 14 (3.91%) Test Automation
17 14 (3.91%) Document Management
17 14 (3.91%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 48 (13.41%) SQL
2 42 (11.73%) JavaScript
3 34 (9.50%) Java
4 8 (2.23%) C#
4 8 (2.23%) PHP
5 5 (1.40%) C
6 3 (0.84%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.84%) Python
6 3 (0.84%) Korn
7 2 (0.56%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.56%) Perl
7 2 (0.56%) C++
7 2 (0.56%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (0.56%) sed
7 2 (0.56%) AWK
8 1 (0.28%) COBOL
8 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.28%) R
8 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (2.51%) Degree
2 7 (1.96%) PMI Certification
3 6 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (1.68%) PMP
4 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.12%) MCPD
5 2 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.56%) VCP4
5 2 (0.56%) VCP5
5 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.56%) ISEB
6 1 (0.28%) CISSP
6 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.28%) ACCA
6 1 (0.28%) CISA
6 1 (0.28%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.19%) QA
2 14 (3.91%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.84%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.56%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (2.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.56%) NFS
4 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.28%) Novell Identity Manager
2 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (9.78%) Oracle
2 29 (8.10%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.91%) Adobe
3 14 (3.91%) IBM
4 11 (3.07%) hybris
5 10 (2.79%) SAP
6 9 (2.51%) HP
7 7 (1.96%) Cognos
8 6 (1.68%) JDA
9 5 (1.40%) Lotus
9 5 (1.40%) VMware
10 4 (1.12%) Pega
10 4 (1.12%) Guidewire
11 3 (0.84%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.84%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.84%) FatWire
12 2 (0.56%) ATG
12 2 (0.56%) Google
12 2 (0.56%) Tableau
12 2 (0.56%) Cyber-Ark
East Anglia
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Dunstable
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £500 - £1000 per day + Depends on level
Posted: 21 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Dunstable
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Welwyn
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 24 days ago