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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 17 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 57 141 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.86% 18.55% 25.50%
As % of the General category 24.26% 44.76% 50.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 58 95
Average daily rate
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£375 £416 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% -2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £375 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -
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
235 315 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 36.55% 41.45% 50.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 160 167
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 8
Average hourly rate £23.25 £21.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.00 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £38.50 £21.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -6 22 £300 -25.00% 6
Welwyn Garden City -5 4 £275 -33.33%
Letchworth - 4 £325 - 2
Hemel Hempstead +1 3 £390 - 5
Hertford - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - - 3
Stevenage - - - - 1
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 31 (25.41%) Oracle
2 24 (19.67%) E-Commerce
3 20 (16.39%) HTML
4 19 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (14.75%) SQL Server
6 17 (13.93%) Windows
7 16 (13.11%) Finance
8 15 (12.30%) .NET
9 13 (10.66%) Project Management
9 13 (10.66%) C#
10 12 (9.84%) SQL
10 12 (9.84%) Telecoms
10 12 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (9.02%) PRINCE2
11 11 (9.02%) Oracle Retail
11 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (8.20%) Analytics
12 10 (8.20%) CSS
12 10 (8.20%) Linux
12 10 (8.20%) JDA
12 10 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (7.38%) Business Analysis
13 9 (7.38%) Management Information System
13 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET
13 9 (7.38%) Java
13 9 (7.38%) HTML5
14 8 (6.56%) Migration
14 8 (6.56%) Data Analysis
14 8 (6.56%) Test Scripting

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.82%) SAS
2 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.82%) Confluence
2 1 (0.82%) Lync
2 1 (0.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Photoshop
1 4 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.46%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.82%) SPSS
3 1 (0.82%) MS Project
3 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (9.02%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (4.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.46%) Magento
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (1.64%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.82%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.82%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.82%) SaaS
1 1 (0.82%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) VPN
1 6 (4.92%) MPLS
1 6 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.46%) Internet
2 3 (2.46%) SMS
3 1 (0.82%) WAN
3 1 (0.82%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.82%) LAN
3 1 (0.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.10%) DB2
3 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.46%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (2.46%) Couchbase
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.46%) MySQL
5 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.82%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 7 (5.74%) Selenium
2 6 (4.92%) WebDriver
3 5 (4.10%) Subversion
4 3 (2.46%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.46%) PHPUnit
4 3 (2.46%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.64%) JIRA
5 2 (1.64%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.82%) TestNG
6 1 (0.82%) NUnit
6 1 (0.82%) JUnit
6 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.82%) Hudson
6 1 (0.82%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.82%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.82%) Calabash
6 1 (0.82%) Appium
General
1 16 (13.11%) Finance
2 12 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.74%) Marketing
4 3 (2.46%) Legal
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.82%) Banking
6 1 (0.82%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (28.69%) Analyst
2 26 (21.31%) Business Analyst
3 21 (17.21%) Project Manager
4 14 (11.48%) Architect
5 12 (9.84%) Developer
6 8 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.74%) Programme Manager
7 7 (5.74%) Consultant
8 6 (4.92%) Data Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (4.10%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Senior Manager
9 5 (4.10%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Tester
10 4 (3.28%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (3.28%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (3.28%) Business Data Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Firmware Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.39%) HTML
2 15 (12.30%) .NET
3 10 (8.20%) CSS
4 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET
4 9 (7.38%) HTML5
5 7 (5.74%) WPF
6 6 (4.92%) XML
7 5 (4.10%) ADO.NET
7 5 (4.10%) RESTful
7 5 (4.10%) WCF
8 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.46%) REST
8 3 (2.46%) CSS3
8 3 (2.46%) SOAP
8 3 (2.46%) jQuery
8 3 (2.46%) Flash
8 3 (2.46%) Ajax
8 3 (2.46%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.64%) JSON
9 2 (1.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.38%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.92%) EPoS
4 4 (3.28%) FMCG
4 4 (3.28%) Kindle
4 4 (3.28%) User Experience
5 3 (2.46%) IVR
6 1 (0.82%) RIA
6 1 (0.82%) iSeries
6 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.82%) PMI
6 1 (0.82%) AS400
6 1 (0.82%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.93%) Windows
2 10 (8.20%) Linux
3 6 (4.92%) UNIX
4 2 (1.64%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.82%) HPUX
5 1 (0.82%) Solaris
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.82%) SUSE
5 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.67%) E-Commerce
2 19 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (10.66%) Project Management
4 12 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (9.02%) PRINCE2
6 10 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (8.20%) Analytics
7 9 (7.38%) Business Analysis
8 8 (6.56%) Test Scripting
8 8 (6.56%) Migration
8 8 (6.56%) Data Analysis
9 7 (5.74%) Scrum
9 7 (5.74%) Web Development
10 6 (4.92%) Test Automation
10 6 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.92%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.92%) Data Modelling
11 5 (4.10%) Logistics
11 5 (4.10%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.66%) C#
2 12 (9.84%) SQL
3 9 (7.38%) Java
4 7 (5.74%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.46%) PHP
6 2 (1.64%) XPath
7 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.82%) C
7 1 (0.82%) Perl
7 1 (0.82%) VBScript
7 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.82%) ABAP
7 1 (0.82%) Python
7 1 (0.82%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (2.46%) ISEB
1 3 (2.46%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) QA
2 4 (3.28%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.74%) Firmware
2 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.82%) NFS
2 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.82%) Puppet
2 1 (0.82%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 31 (25.41%) Oracle
2 10 (8.20%) JDA
3 6 (4.92%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.28%) SAP
5 3 (2.46%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.64%) VeriFone
6 2 (1.64%) Cognos
6 2 (1.64%) Teradata
6 2 (1.64%) Retek
7 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.82%) ESRI
7 1 (0.82%) VMware
7 1 (0.82%) Google
7 1 (0.82%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.82%) NetApp
7 1 (0.82%) Cisco
7 1 (0.82%) IBM
7 1 (0.82%) Adobe
7 1 (0.82%) Sun
7 1 (0.82%) HP
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