The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 10 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Retail 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 8.93% 1.92% 4.44%
As % of the General category 21.74% 6.06% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Median daily rate £475 £175 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -56.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £17.00 £12.96
% change year-on-year
+217.64% +31.17%
Retail
Hertfordshire

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

General Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
23 33 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 41.07% 31.73% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 6
Median daily rate £420 £225 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £151 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £350 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +11.11%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Hemel Hempstead region with a requirement for Retail.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 9 (90.00%) JIRA
2 9 (90.00%) QA
2 9 (90.00%) V-Model
2 9 (90.00%) Confluence
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (90.00%) Zephyr
2 9 (90.00%) SDLC
3 5 (50.00%) Virtual Team
3 5 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (40.00%) JMeter
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (40.00%) SLA
4 4 (40.00%) LoadRunner
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (30.00%) JDA
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) WCF
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (10.00%) Middleware
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead 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 9 (90.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) JIRA
1 9 (90.00%) Zephyr
2 4 (40.00%) JMeter
2 4 (40.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Test Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Functional QA Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) SDLC
1 9 (90.00%) V-Model
2 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) JDA
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat