The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
UK / England
Rank 45 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 1819 2010 1991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.46% 4.32% 4.29%
As % of the General category 12.08% 11.11% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1294 1397
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £586
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 16
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
15055 18088 17942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.91% 38.86% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9960 11718 11900
Median daily rate £451 £450 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 474 428
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% +31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.78 £45.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in England

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the England region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in England

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in England

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the England region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in England

Retail
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
London +6 1012 £475 +5.55% 261
South East -3 241 £450 +12.50% 160
West Midlands +9 112 £375 -6.25% 58
North West -7 105 £400 -3.03% 111
Yorkshire -1 92 £420 +3.70% 78
East Midlands -10 86 £275 -31.25% 69
East of England -19 76 £438 -2.77% 75
South West +6 73 £420 +5.00% 90
North East -19 9 £475 +5.55% 15
Midlands -3 8 £500 +11.11%
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 England region with a requirement for Retail.

1 1048 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1022 (24.81%) Finance
3 739 (17.94%) Banking
4 722 (17.52%) E-Commerce
5 520 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 510 (12.38%) SQL
7 445 (10.80%) Retail Banking
8 421 (10.22%) Java
9 396 (9.61%) Microsoft
10 393 (9.54%) Oracle
11 379 (9.20%) Scrum
12 368 (8.93%) SAP
13 360 (8.74%) Project Management
14 321 (7.79%) JavaScript
15 308 (7.48%) Windows
16 305 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
17 302 (7.33%) HTML
18 295 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
19 273 (6.63%) Analytics
20 264 (6.41%) CSS
21 259 (6.29%) MS Excel
22 239 (5.80%) Marketing
23 234 (5.68%) Business Analysis
24 225 (5.46%) SQL Server
25 216 (5.24%) TDD
26 210 (5.10%) User Experience
27 209 (5.07%) .NET
27 209 (5.07%) Migration
28 208 (5.05%) Degree
29 204 (4.95%) JIRA

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 130 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 98 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 85 (2.06%) CMS
4 71 (1.72%) SAS
5 67 (1.63%) Apache Spark
6 65 (1.58%) Confluence
7 55 (1.33%) Skype for Business
8 45 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
8 45 (1.09%) Tomcat
9 42 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 37 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 33 (0.80%) Apache
12 30 (0.73%) JBoss
12 30 (0.73%) MS Exchange
13 25 (0.61%) IIS
14 19 (0.46%) Apache Pig
14 19 (0.46%) IBM Notes
15 17 (0.41%) Drupal
16 15 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
17 14 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 259 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 148 (3.59%) MS Office
3 79 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 51 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 44 (1.07%) MS Project
6 29 (0.70%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.24%) SPSS
8 8 (0.19%) HipChat
9 7 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.097%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.049%) 3ds Max
13 2 (0.049%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.049%) InVision
14 1 (0.024%) CINEMA 4D
14 1 (0.024%) FreeHand
14 1 (0.024%) SketchUp
14 1 (0.024%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 86 (2.09%) SAP Retail
2 65 (1.58%) Oracle Retail
3 60 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
4 54 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 51 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 35 (0.85%) SAP SD
7 29 (0.70%) Magento
8 22 (0.53%) SAP MM
9 20 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
9 20 (0.49%) SAP FI
10 18 (0.44%) Eikon
10 18 (0.44%) SAP MDM
11 16 (0.39%) SAP CO
11 16 (0.39%) SAP ERP
11 16 (0.39%) SAP SCM
11 16 (0.39%) Unica
12 15 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
13 13 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 12 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
14 12 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 167 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 156 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
3 97 (2.35%) Office 365
4 38 (0.92%) PaaS
5 35 (0.85%) Yammer
6 29 (0.70%) GitHub
6 29 (0.70%) IaaS
7 22 (0.53%) SaaS
8 19 (0.46%) Google Analytics
9 17 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 15 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
12 12 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (0.22%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
15 6 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 4 (0.097%) AdWords
16 4 (0.097%) SuccessFactors
17 3 (0.073%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (1.94%) Internet
2 78 (1.89%) Firewall
3 52 (1.26%) LAN
4 50 (1.21%) Network Security
5 47 (1.14%) DNS
6 43 (1.04%) WAN
7 42 (1.02%) TCP/IP
7 42 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
8 37 (0.90%) VPN
9 33 (0.80%) HTTP
10 28 (0.68%) Wireless
11 27 (0.66%) MPLS
12 26 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (0.46%) Intranet
14 17 (0.41%) DHCP
15 15 (0.36%) SSL
15 15 (0.36%) VoIP
16 13 (0.32%) SAN
17 12 (0.29%) ATM
18 11 (0.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (5.46%) SQL Server
2 134 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
3 126 (3.06%) Big Data
4 90 (2.18%) Hadoop
5 86 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 67 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 61 (1.48%) Relational Database
8 54 (1.31%) Oracle Database
9 46 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 43 (1.04%) MongoDB
11 41 (1.00%) MySQL
11 41 (1.00%) NoSQL
12 40 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
13 36 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
14 33 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
15 32 (0.78%) Apache Hive
16 29 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
17 28 (0.68%) DB2
17 28 (0.68%) QlikView
18 26 (0.63%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 204 (4.95%) JIRA
2 164 (3.98%) Jenkins
3 143 (3.47%) Git (software)
4 103 (2.50%) Selenium
5 69 (1.67%) Cucumber
6 64 (1.55%) Maven
7 50 (1.21%) WebDriver
8 41 (1.00%) Subversion
9 36 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 35 (0.85%) Gradle
10 35 (0.85%) JUnit
11 34 (0.83%) TeamCity
12 31 (0.75%) SoapUI
13 26 (0.63%) Visual Studio
14 23 (0.56%) Eclipse
15 21 (0.51%) Ant
15 21 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 21 (0.51%) Hudson
16 19 (0.46%) JMeter
17 17 (0.41%) NUnit
General
1 1022 (24.81%) Finance
2 739 (17.94%) Banking
3 445 (10.80%) Retail Banking
4 239 (5.80%) Marketing
5 126 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 110 (2.67%) Manufacturing
7 93 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 76 (1.84%) Legal
9 61 (1.48%) Investment Banking
10 58 (1.41%) Financial Institution
11 56 (1.36%) Advertising
12 41 (1.00%) Games
13 32 (0.78%) Automotive
14 30 (0.73%) Publishing
15 29 (0.70%) Back Office
16 23 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
17 22 (0.53%) German Language
18 19 (0.46%) Law
19 17 (0.41%) French Language
20 16 (0.39%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 865 (21.00%) Analyst
2 745 (18.08%) Developer
3 489 (11.87%) Architect
4 419 (10.17%) Business Analyst
4 419 (10.17%) Project Manager
5 264 (6.41%) Consultant
6 207 (5.02%) Solutions Architect
7 122 (2.96%) Java Developer
8 106 (2.57%) Designer
9 97 (2.35%) Test Analyst
10 94 (2.28%) Programme Manager
11 93 (2.26%) Retail Business Analyst
12 87 (2.11%) SAP Consultant
13 86 (2.09%) Senior Developer
14 82 (1.99%) Data Architect
14 82 (1.99%) IT Manager
15 76 (1.84%) Senior Analyst
16 75 (1.82%) Support Analyst
17 71 (1.72%) Data Analyst
18 70 (1.70%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (7.33%) HTML
2 264 (6.41%) CSS
3 209 (5.07%) .NET
4 161 (3.91%) HTML5
5 146 (3.54%) XML
6 143 (3.47%) Web Services
7 124 (3.01%) AngularJS
8 105 (2.55%) Spring
9 98 (2.38%) CSS3
10 94 (2.28%) J2EE
11 83 (2.01%) RESTful
12 82 (1.99%) SOAP
13 77 (1.87%) REST
14 71 (1.72%) jQuery
14 71 (1.72%) JSON
15 70 (1.70%) Middleware
16 66 (1.60%) ASP.NET
16 66 (1.60%) Node.js
17 42 (1.02%) Hibernate
18 41 (1.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 305 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
2 210 (5.10%) User Experience
3 118 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 106 (2.57%) EPoS
5 85 (2.06%) FMCG
6 84 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 80 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 59 (1.43%) Data Centre
9 53 (1.29%) Equities
10 48 (1.17%) iPad
11 47 (1.14%) Fixed Income
11 47 (1.14%) Visualisation
12 46 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
13 44 (1.07%) Data Integration
14 43 (1.04%) iPhone
15 42 (1.02%) Social Media
16 41 (1.00%) Statistics
17 40 (0.97%) Algorithms
18 39 (0.95%) Credit Risk
19 36 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 308 (7.48%) Windows
2 187 (4.54%) Linux
3 160 (3.88%) Unix
4 85 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 84 (2.04%) Windows Server
6 70 (1.70%) Android
7 60 (1.46%) Windows 7
8 31 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (0.58%) AIX
13 20 (0.49%) Mac OS X
14 18 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
15 17 (0.41%) Windows XP
16 16 (0.39%) Windows 10
17 13 (0.32%) Mac OS
17 13 (0.32%) SUSE
18 11 (0.27%) Windows 8
19 10 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1048 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
2 722 (17.52%) E-Commerce
3 520 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 379 (9.20%) Scrum
5 360 (8.74%) Project Management
6 295 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
7 273 (6.63%) Analytics
8 234 (5.68%) Business Analysis
9 216 (5.24%) TDD
10 209 (5.07%) Migration
11 201 (4.88%) DevOps
12 165 (4.00%) CRM
13 163 (3.96%) Change Management
14 161 (3.91%) ITIL
15 158 (3.83%) ERP
16 156 (3.79%) PRINCE2
17 154 (3.74%) Waterfall
18 152 (3.69%) BDD
19 143 (3.47%) User Acceptance Testing
20 138 (3.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 510 (12.38%) SQL
2 421 (10.22%) Java
3 321 (7.79%) JavaScript
4 195 (4.73%) C#
5 119 (2.89%) Python
6 60 (1.46%) T-SQL
7 59 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 57 (1.38%) Scala
9 48 (1.17%) C
9 48 (1.17%) Ruby
10 45 (1.09%) PL/SQL
11 41 (1.00%) PHP
12 40 (0.97%) Perl
12 40 (0.97%) R
13 38 (0.92%) Apple Swift
14 35 (0.85%) PowerShell
15 33 (0.80%) Bash Shell
16 32 (0.78%) Objective-C
17 30 (0.73%) VBA
18 26 (0.63%) Go
Qualifications
1 208 (5.05%) Degree
2 54 (1.31%) CISSP
2 54 (1.31%) ISEB
3 46 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (0.87%) ISTQB
4 36 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 36 (0.87%) Security Cleared
5 35 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (0.75%) CISM
6 31 (0.75%) MCSE
6 31 (0.75%) SC Cleared
7 26 (0.63%) CCNP
7 26 (0.63%) CISA
8 24 (0.58%) PMI Certification
8 24 (0.58%) PMP
9 21 (0.51%) CCIE
10 14 (0.34%) CCNA
10 14 (0.34%) Network+ Certification
11 13 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (3.62%) QA
2 51 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 49 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 43 (1.04%) SLA
5 39 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (0.46%) SDET
7 15 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.24%) GDPR
9 9 (0.22%) MiFID
10 8 (0.19%) Basel III
11 7 (0.17%) FATCA
11 7 (0.17%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.17%) Solvency II
11 7 (0.17%) WCAG
12 4 (0.097%) P3O
13 3 (0.073%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.073%) Basel II
13 3 (0.073%) SEPA
14 2 (0.049%) GCP
14 2 (0.049%) WAI
System Software
1 134 (3.25%) Active Directory
2 82 (1.99%) Docker
3 43 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (0.27%) vCloud
9 10 (0.24%) vSphere
10 6 (0.15%) HDFS
10 6 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.12%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.073%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.073%) Firmware
12 3 (0.073%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (0.049%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.049%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.049%) PowerHA
13 2 (0.049%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 90 (2.18%) Ansible
2 86 (2.09%) Puppet
3 81 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (0.80%) Terraform
5 26 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
6 16 (0.39%) SCCM
7 12 (0.29%) AirWatch
8 11 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 9 (0.22%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 7 (0.17%) Kubernetes
11 6 (0.15%) Consul
12 5 (0.12%) Oozie
13 4 (0.097%) CA Wily
13 4 (0.097%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (0.097%) Nagios
13 4 (0.097%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (0.097%) Pingdom
13 4 (0.097%) TeamSite
13 4 (0.097%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 396 (9.61%) Microsoft
2 393 (9.54%) Oracle
3 368 (8.93%) SAP
4 138 (3.35%) IBM
5 97 (2.35%) Cisco
6 91 (2.21%) Adobe
7 86 (2.09%) VMware
8 78 (1.89%) hybris
9 65 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
10 54 (1.31%) Google
11 50 (1.21%) ATG
12 48 (1.17%) HP
13 47 (1.14%) Citrix
14 42 (1.02%) Tableau
15 40 (0.97%) Infor
16 35 (0.85%) Splunk
17 34 (0.83%) ServiceNow
18 30 (0.73%) CheckPoint
19 29 (0.70%) Red Hat
20 23 (0.56%) Atlassian
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