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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 37 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 96 117 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.26% 4.49% 5.58%
As % of the General category 14.10% 13.60% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 84 122
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £550 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £410
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
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
681 860 960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.19% 32.99% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 465 592
Median daily rate £419 £400 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 87 72
Median hourly rate £28.94 £25.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.60% -21.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.30 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +14.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +5 62 £475 +5.55% 39
Cambridgeshire -9 10 £275 -26.66% 7
Essex -9 8 £350 -20.00% 11
Suffolk +1 7 £500 +31.57% 8
Bedfordshire -8 7 £225 -47.82% 16
Norfolk +9 2 £563 - 9
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 58 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (19.43%) SQL
2 48 (19.43%) E-Commerce
3 47 (19.03%) Finance
4 39 (15.79%) Java
5 31 (12.55%) Oracle
5 31 (12.55%) SQL Server
6 29 (11.74%) Microsoft
7 28 (11.34%) CRM
7 28 (11.34%) JIRA
8 27 (10.93%) Windows
9 26 (10.53%) SharePoint
9 26 (10.53%) Git (software)
10 24 (9.72%) MS Excel
11 23 (9.31%) Project Management
11 23 (9.31%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
13 21 (8.50%) Document Management
13 21 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (8.10%) Amazon AWS
14 20 (8.10%) Office 365
14 20 (8.10%) SAP
14 20 (8.10%) .NET
15 19 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
15 19 (7.69%) Scrum
15 19 (7.69%) QA
16 18 (7.29%) Data Management
16 18 (7.29%) BDD
16 18 (7.29%) HTML

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 26 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.88%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (6.48%) Skype for Business
4 11 (4.45%) Confluence
5 5 (2.02%) NServiceBus
5 5 (2.02%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.62%) Apache
6 4 (1.62%) IIS
6 4 (1.62%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.21%) CMS
7 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.81%) SAS
9 1 (0.40%) JBoss
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.86%) MS Office
3 9 (3.64%) MS Project
4 5 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.81%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (6.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.43%) Shopify
3 5 (2.02%) Magento
4 2 (0.81%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.81%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.81%) Unica
5 1 (0.40%) HFM
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.40%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.40%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (8.10%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (8.10%) Office 365
3 16 (6.48%) Yammer
4 3 (1.21%) PaaS
4 3 (1.21%) SaaS
5 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.81%) GitHub
5 2 (0.81%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.40%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.40%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (3.64%) Internet
2 9 (3.64%) Network Security
3 7 (2.83%) VoIP
3 7 (2.83%) WAN
4 6 (2.43%) LAN
5 5 (2.02%) Firewall
5 5 (2.02%) PSTN
5 5 (2.02%) ZigBee
6 4 (1.62%) Bluetooth
6 4 (1.62%) DNS
6 4 (1.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (1.21%) MPLS
7 3 (1.21%) SMS
8 2 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.81%) FCoE
8 2 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.83%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.02%) DB2
3 5 (2.02%) DbVisualizer
3 5 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.62%) MySQL
4 4 (1.62%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.21%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.81%) Couchbase
6 2 (0.81%) Essbase
6 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.81%) MS Access
7 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (11.34%) JIRA
2 26 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.07%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.86%) Maven
5 10 (4.05%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.05%) Selenium
6 9 (3.64%) Ant
6 9 (3.64%) SoapUI
6 9 (3.64%) WebDriver
7 8 (3.24%) Gradle
8 6 (2.43%) JMeter
8 6 (2.43%) JUnit
9 5 (2.02%) Appium
9 5 (2.02%) NUnit
10 4 (1.62%) JBehave
10 4 (1.62%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.62%) Zephyr
11 3 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.21%) FitNesse
11 3 (1.21%) Robot Framework
General
1 47 (19.03%) Finance
2 17 (6.88%) Banking
3 8 (3.24%) Retail Banking
3 8 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.83%) Marketing
5 6 (2.43%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.21%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Billing
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 65 (26.32%) Analyst
2 42 (17.00%) Developer
3 28 (11.34%) Business Analyst
4 24 (9.72%) Project Manager
5 17 (6.88%) Java Developer
6 15 (6.07%) Consultant
7 13 (5.26%) Designer
8 11 (4.45%) Data Analyst
9 10 (4.05%) Architect
10 9 (3.64%) .NET Developer
10 9 (3.64%) Automation Tester
10 9 (3.64%) Programme Manager
10 9 (3.64%) Retail Business Analyst
10 9 (3.64%) Security Consultant
10 9 (3.64%) Tester
10 9 (3.64%) UX Designer
11 8 (3.24%) Financial Analyst
12 7 (2.83%) E-Commerce Manager
12 7 (2.83%) Senior Developer
12 7 (2.83%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.10%) .NET
2 18 (7.29%) HTML
2 18 (7.29%) Web Services
3 16 (6.48%) RESTful
4 15 (6.07%) COM
5 13 (5.26%) XML
6 11 (4.45%) CSS
7 10 (4.05%) Spring
8 9 (3.64%) ASP.NET
8 9 (3.64%) Gherkin
8 9 (3.64%) J2EE
9 6 (2.43%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.43%) JSON
10 5 (2.02%) Entity Framework
10 5 (2.02%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.02%) MSMQ
11 4 (1.62%) jQuery
12 3 (1.21%) Django
12 3 (1.21%) HTML5
12 3 (1.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.29%) User Experience
3 17 (6.88%) Algorithms
4 10 (4.05%) Data Structures
5 8 (3.24%) EPoS
6 7 (2.83%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.83%) FMCG
6 7 (2.83%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.62%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.62%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.21%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.21%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.21%) RIA
8 3 (1.21%) Social Media
8 3 (1.21%) Statistics
8 3 (1.21%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.81%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.81%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.93%) Windows
2 8 (3.24%) Unix
3 3 (1.21%) Android
4 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.81%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.81%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.40%) Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (19.43%) E-Commerce
3 28 (11.34%) CRM
4 23 (9.31%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (9.31%) Project Management
5 22 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (8.50%) Document Management
7 19 (7.69%) Scrum
8 18 (7.29%) BDD
8 18 (7.29%) Data Management
8 18 (7.29%) SDLC
9 17 (6.88%) Case Management
9 17 (6.88%) Software Engineering
10 16 (6.48%) TDD
11 15 (6.07%) Analytics
11 15 (6.07%) Business Analysis
11 15 (6.07%) DevOps
12 14 (5.67%) Data Analytics
13 13 (5.26%) ATDD
13 13 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 48 (19.43%) SQL
2 39 (15.79%) Java
3 16 (6.48%) JavaScript
4 15 (6.07%) MATLAB
5 13 (5.26%) C#
6 12 (4.86%) Python
7 11 (4.45%) PHP
8 7 (2.83%) Clojure
8 7 (2.83%) Ruby
9 6 (2.43%) Go
9 6 (2.43%) Rust
10 5 (2.02%) R
10 5 (2.02%) VBA
11 4 (1.62%) C
11 4 (1.62%) Scala
12 3 (1.21%) COBOL
13 2 (0.81%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.81%) C++
13 2 (0.81%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (3.24%) Degree
2 6 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.62%) CISA
3 4 (1.62%) CISM
3 4 (1.62%) CISSP
4 3 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.81%) CCNP
5 2 (0.81%) ISEB
5 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.40%) ACCA
6 1 (0.40%) APMG
6 1 (0.40%) CCDA
6 1 (0.40%) CCIE
6 1 (0.40%) CCNA
6 1 (0.40%) GSEC
6 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.69%) QA
2 5 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.62%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (4.05%) Puppet
2 8 (3.24%) Ansible
2 8 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.62%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (0.81%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.81%) SCOM
4 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.40%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (12.55%) Oracle
2 29 (11.74%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.10%) SAP
4 19 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (6.48%) Infor
5 16 (6.48%) Teradata
6 10 (4.05%) Cisco
7 8 (3.24%) CheckPoint
7 8 (3.24%) hybris
8 6 (2.43%) Atlassian
9 5 (2.02%) F5
9 5 (2.02%) HP
9 5 (2.02%) IBM
9 5 (2.02%) JDA
9 5 (2.02%) Omniture
10 4 (1.62%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.62%) Citrix
10 4 (1.62%) EMC
10 4 (1.62%) Splunk
10 4 (1.62%) VMware
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