The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
Rank 50 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Retail 7 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.70% 2.07% 0.70%
As % of the General category 4.67% 5.21% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Median daily rate £300 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £338 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £550 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
- -16.26%

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

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
150 211 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.50% 39.66% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 122 76
Median daily rate £400 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 26
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% +6.06%
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 Essex

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 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 Essex region with a requirement for Retail.

1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (57.89%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
3 11 (57.89%) SAP
4 10 (52.63%) COM
4 10 (52.63%) CRM
4 10 (52.63%) SharePoint
4 10 (52.63%) Oracle
4 10 (52.63%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (52.63%) Data Management
4 10 (52.63%) Document Management
4 10 (52.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (52.63%) Infor
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (52.63%) Skype for Business
4 10 (52.63%) Office 365
4 10 (52.63%) Yammer
4 10 (52.63%) Case Management
5 6 (31.58%) CISA
5 6 (31.58%) CISM
5 6 (31.58%) CISSP
5 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
5 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) JavaScript

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 10 (52.63%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (52.63%) SharePoint
1 10 (52.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (10.53%) Unica
3 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (52.63%) Office 365
1 10 (52.63%) Yammer
2 2 (10.53%) GitHub
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) JUnit
1 2 (10.53%) Xcode
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) Security Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Security Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) CRM Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Customer Service Advisor
5 2 (10.53%) iOS Developer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
5 2 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Application Development Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Customer Executive
6 1 (5.26%) Customer Service Executive
6 1 (5.26%) Development Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Executive Advisor
6 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) COM
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) JSON
2 4 (21.05%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) Cocoa
3 2 (10.53%) Core Animation
3 2 (10.53%) Core Data
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) iOS SDK
3 2 (10.53%) iPhone SDK
3 2 (10.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Animation
1 2 (10.53%) iPhone
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
1 2 (10.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (52.63%) Case Management
2 10 (52.63%) CRM
2 10 (52.63%) Data Management
2 10 (52.63%) Document Management
3 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) iOS Development
6 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) SDLC
6 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (10.53%) MVC
7 2 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (10.53%) OOD
7 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Apple Swift
3 2 (10.53%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CISA
1 6 (31.58%) CISM
1 6 (31.58%) CISSP
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (57.89%) SAP
4 10 (52.63%) Infor
4 10 (52.63%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Adobe
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) ComArch