The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 7 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Retail 82 63 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.06% 8.46% 15.01%
As % of the General category 28.77% 29.03% 34.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 26 53
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £19.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-32.46% -38.88%
Retail
East of England

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

General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
285 217 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 41.91% 29.13% 44.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 102 144
Median daily rate £425 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 19
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.70 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £48.00 £23.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Watford +8 27 £450 +13.92% 8
Welwyn Garden City +3 18 £468 +70.00%
Hemel Hempstead +2 5 £450 +5.88% 1
Cheshunt - 2 £490 -
St Albans - 1 - -
Waltham Cross - 1 £275 -
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 51 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (25.66%) SQL
3 34 (22.37%) E-Commerce
4 33 (21.71%) JavaScript
5 28 (18.42%) HTML
6 26 (17.11%) Java
6 26 (17.11%) Finance
7 22 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (14.47%) XML
8 21 (13.82%) Oracle
9 19 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (11.84%) QA
11 17 (11.18%) Project Management
11 17 (11.18%) SQL Server
11 17 (11.18%) TDD
12 16 (10.53%) DB2
13 15 (9.87%) CSS
13 15 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (9.21%) Selenium
14 14 (9.21%) .NET
15 13 (8.55%) J2EE
15 13 (8.55%) PHP
15 13 (8.55%) Subversion
15 13 (8.55%) Test Automation
15 13 (8.55%) WebDriver
16 12 (7.89%) jQuery
16 12 (7.89%) Test Scripting
16 12 (7.89%) Magento
16 12 (7.89%) Coaching
16 12 (7.89%) Automated Testing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 6 (3.95%) CMS
2 4 (2.63%) Confluence
2 4 (2.63%) JBoss
3 3 (1.97%) Node.js
4 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.66%) Drupal
5 1 (0.66%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.66%) MS Project
2 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (7.89%) Magento
2 4 (2.63%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.66%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.66%) Lawson
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.97%) SaaS
2 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.66%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.63%) Internet
1 4 (2.63%) Network Security
2 3 (1.97%) DNS
2 3 (1.97%) LAN
2 3 (1.97%) VLAN
2 3 (1.97%) WAN
3 2 (1.32%) ATM
3 2 (1.32%) Firewall
3 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.66%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.66%) DHCP
4 1 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.66%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.66%) MPLS
4 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.53%) DB2
3 6 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.95%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.29%) DataStage
4 5 (3.29%) DbVisualizer
4 5 (3.29%) MySQL
5 4 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.32%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.66%) Big Data
7 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.66%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.66%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.66%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (9.21%) Selenium
2 13 (8.55%) Subversion
2 13 (8.55%) WebDriver
3 10 (6.58%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.92%) JIRA
4 9 (5.92%) PHPUnit
5 8 (5.26%) Appium
6 5 (3.29%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.63%) Protractor
7 4 (2.63%) Zephyr
8 3 (1.97%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.97%) Maven
9 2 (1.32%) Ant
9 2 (1.32%) JUnit
9 2 (1.32%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.66%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.66%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.66%) Xcode
General
1 26 (17.11%) Finance
2 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.63%) Marketing
4 2 (1.32%) Billing
4 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.66%) Automotive
5 1 (0.66%) Back Office
5 1 (0.66%) Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Front Office
5 1 (0.66%) Legal
5 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (19.08%) Analyst
2 26 (17.11%) Project Manager
3 20 (13.16%) Developer
4 14 (9.21%) Business Analyst
5 13 (8.55%) Architect
5 13 (8.55%) Automation Tester
5 13 (8.55%) Tester
6 12 (7.89%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 12 (7.89%) Selenium Tester
7 9 (5.92%) E-Commerce Developer
7 9 (5.92%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.61%) Web Automation Tester
8 7 (4.61%) Web Tester
9 6 (3.95%) Java E-Commerce Developer
9 6 (3.95%) Retail Business Analyst
9 6 (3.95%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.95%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (3.29%) Consultant
10 5 (3.29%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.42%) HTML
2 22 (14.47%) XML
3 15 (9.87%) CSS
4 14 (9.21%) .NET
5 13 (8.55%) J2EE
6 12 (7.89%) jQuery
7 11 (7.24%) RESTful
8 9 (5.92%) Behat
8 9 (5.92%) Middleware
8 9 (5.92%) Spring
9 8 (5.26%) Hibernate
10 7 (4.61%) AngularJS
10 7 (4.61%) JSP
11 6 (3.95%) ASP.NET
11 6 (3.95%) LESS
11 6 (3.95%) Sass
11 6 (3.95%) SOAP
11 6 (3.95%) Struts
11 6 (3.95%) Web Services
12 5 (3.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.26%) User Experience
3 6 (3.95%) EPoS
3 6 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.29%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.63%) FMCG
6 3 (1.97%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.97%) iPad
6 3 (1.97%) RIA
6 3 (1.97%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.32%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.32%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.66%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.66%) Psychology
8 1 (0.66%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.89%) Unix
2 9 (5.92%) Windows
3 3 (1.97%) Linux
3 3 (1.97%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.66%) AIX
5 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.37%) E-Commerce
3 22 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (11.18%) Project Management
4 17 (11.18%) TDD
5 15 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (8.55%) Test Automation
7 12 (7.89%) Automated Testing
7 12 (7.89%) Coaching
7 12 (7.89%) Test Scripting
8 11 (7.24%) Document Management
9 10 (6.58%) BDD
9 10 (6.58%) SOA
9 10 (6.58%) User Stories
10 9 (5.92%) Logistics
10 9 (5.92%) Re-Platforming
10 9 (5.92%) SDLC
11 8 (5.26%) Change Management
12 7 (4.61%) B2B
12 7 (4.61%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 39 (25.66%) SQL
2 33 (21.71%) JavaScript
3 26 (17.11%) Java
4 13 (8.55%) PHP
5 10 (6.58%) C#
6 7 (4.61%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.32%) C
7 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.32%) VBA
8 1 (0.66%) C++
8 1 (0.66%) Perl
8 1 (0.66%) Python
8 1 (0.66%) Ruby
8 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.32%) CCNP
2 2 (1.32%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.66%) ACCA
3 1 (0.66%) CCDA
3 1 (0.66%) CCNA
3 1 (0.66%) CIMA
3 1 (0.66%) ISEB
3 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.84%) QA
2 3 (1.97%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.32%) vSphere
3 1 (0.66%) Firmware
3 1 (0.66%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.66%) SCCM
1 1 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (13.82%) Oracle
2 11 (7.24%) IBM
3 10 (6.58%) JDA
4 9 (5.92%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.61%) hybris
6 5 (3.29%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.63%) ATG
7 4 (2.63%) Cisco
7 4 (2.63%) Percussion
8 3 (1.97%) Intershop
8 3 (1.97%) SAP
8 3 (1.97%) Teradata
9 2 (1.32%) F5
9 2 (1.32%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.32%) VMware
10 1 (0.66%) Adobe
10 1 (0.66%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.66%) Brocade
10 1 (0.66%) HP
10 1 (0.66%) Tableau
Hertfordshire
Oho Group
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago