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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 4 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing Retail 98 68 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.05% 8.33% 11.41%
As % of the General category 33.00% 29.82% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 21 40
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £360 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+134.37% -48.38%
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
297 228 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 45.62% 27.94% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 93 123
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
- +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 19
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.66% +55.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +6 27 £413 +11.48% 5
Welwyn Garden City +3 25 £413 +3.12% 2
Hemel Hempstead +9 9 £450 +5.88%
Hertford - 2 - - 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 29 June 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 52 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.19%) SQL
3 30 (18.63%) Java
3 30 (18.63%) JavaScript
3 30 (18.63%) E-Commerce
4 28 (17.39%) Oracle
4 28 (17.39%) Finance
5 25 (15.53%) HTML
6 24 (14.91%) SQL Server
7 23 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (11.18%) XML
9 17 (10.56%) CSS
9 17 (10.56%) .NET
9 17 (10.56%) QA
10 16 (9.94%) Project Management
11 15 (9.32%) SDLC
12 14 (8.70%) PHP
13 13 (8.07%) MATLAB
13 13 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (8.07%) JIRA
13 13 (8.07%) jQuery
14 12 (7.45%) RESTful
15 11 (6.83%) Git (software)
15 11 (6.83%) Oracle Database
15 11 (6.83%) B2B
15 11 (6.83%) DB2
15 11 (6.83%) J2EE
15 11 (6.83%) Web Services
15 11 (6.83%) Logistics
16 10 (6.21%) TDD

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 9 (5.59%) Confluence
2 6 (3.73%) CMS
3 4 (2.48%) JBoss
3 4 (2.48%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.62%) Drupal
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.62%) SAS
4 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.24%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.62%) MS Project
3 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.35%) Magento
2 4 (2.48%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.62%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.62%) Lawson
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.62%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.73%) Network Security
2 5 (3.11%) Internet
3 4 (2.48%) LAN
3 4 (2.48%) WAN
4 3 (1.86%) ATM
4 3 (1.86%) DNS
4 3 (1.86%) VLAN
5 2 (1.24%) Firewall
5 2 (1.24%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.62%) BGP
6 1 (0.62%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.62%) DHCP
6 1 (0.62%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.62%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.62%) IPv6
6 1 (0.62%) MPLS
6 1 (0.62%) OSPF
6 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.62%) Wireless
6 1 (0.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.83%) DB2
2 11 (6.83%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.59%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.73%) MySQL
5 5 (3.11%) DataStage
5 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.86%) DbVisualizer
8 2 (1.24%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.24%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.62%) Big Data
9 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.62%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.62%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.62%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (8.07%) JIRA
2 11 (6.83%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.59%) Zephyr
4 8 (4.97%) Selenium
4 8 (4.97%) Subversion
4 8 (4.97%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.48%) Appium
5 4 (2.48%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.48%) JMeter
5 4 (2.48%) LoadRunner
5 4 (2.48%) PHPUnit
6 3 (1.86%) Protractor
7 2 (1.24%) Ant
7 2 (1.24%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.24%) JUnit
7 2 (1.24%) Maven
8 1 (0.62%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.62%) Xcode
General
1 28 (17.39%) Finance
2 7 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.48%) Marketing
4 3 (1.86%) Billing
4 3 (1.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.24%) Banking
5 2 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.62%) Back Office
6 1 (0.62%) Front Office
6 1 (0.62%) Legal
6 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (19.88%) Analyst
2 28 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 27 (16.77%) Developer
4 15 (9.32%) Business Analyst
5 11 (6.83%) Architect
5 11 (6.83%) Java Developer
6 9 (5.59%) E-Commerce Developer
7 8 (4.97%) Automation Tester
7 8 (4.97%) Tester
8 7 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.35%) Consultant
8 7 (4.35%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 7 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (3.73%) Data Analyst
9 6 (3.73%) IT Manager
9 6 (3.73%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (3.73%) Java E-Commerce Developer
9 6 (3.73%) Retail Business Analyst
9 6 (3.73%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.53%) HTML
2 18 (11.18%) XML
3 17 (10.56%) .NET
3 17 (10.56%) CSS
4 13 (8.07%) jQuery
5 12 (7.45%) RESTful
6 11 (6.83%) J2EE
6 11 (6.83%) Web Services
7 9 (5.59%) Spring
8 8 (4.97%) .NET Framework
8 8 (4.97%) AngularJS
8 8 (4.97%) Hibernate
9 7 (4.35%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.35%) Entity Framework
9 7 (4.35%) JSP
9 7 (4.35%) Middleware
10 6 (3.73%) Ajax
10 6 (3.73%) LESS
10 6 (3.73%) Sass
10 6 (3.73%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.59%) EPoS
2 9 (5.59%) User Experience
3 7 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 7 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.73%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.11%) FMCG
5 5 (3.11%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.48%) RIA
7 3 (1.86%) iPad
7 3 (1.86%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.24%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.24%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.24%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.62%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.62%) Psychology
9 1 (0.62%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.97%) Windows
2 7 (4.35%) Unix
3 3 (1.86%) Linux
3 3 (1.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.62%) AIX
5 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (18.63%) E-Commerce
3 23 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (9.94%) Project Management
5 15 (9.32%) SDLC
6 11 (6.83%) B2B
6 11 (6.83%) Logistics
7 10 (6.21%) MVC
7 10 (6.21%) TDD
8 9 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (5.59%) V-Model
9 8 (4.97%) Data Management
9 8 (4.97%) Scrum
9 8 (4.97%) Test Scripting
10 7 (4.35%) Automated Testing
10 7 (4.35%) Coaching
10 7 (4.35%) Document Management
10 7 (4.35%) ETL
10 7 (4.35%) Test Automation
10 7 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (29.19%) SQL
2 30 (18.63%) Java
2 30 (18.63%) JavaScript
3 14 (8.70%) PHP
4 13 (8.07%) MATLAB
5 9 (5.59%) C#
6 7 (4.35%) Python
7 6 (3.73%) Ruby
8 5 (3.11%) R
9 2 (1.24%) C
9 2 (1.24%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.24%) VBA
10 1 (0.62%) C++
10 1 (0.62%) Perl
10 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.24%) CCNP
2 2 (1.24%) Degree
2 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.62%) ACCA
3 1 (0.62%) CCDA
3 1 (0.62%) CCNA
3 1 (0.62%) CIMA
3 1 (0.62%) ISEB
3 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.56%) QA
2 5 (3.11%) SLA
3 3 (1.86%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.24%) vSphere
3 1 (0.62%) Firmware
3 1 (0.62%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.62%) RACF
3 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.62%) SCCM
1 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (17.39%) Oracle
2 10 (6.21%) IBM
3 9 (5.59%) Teradata
4 8 (4.97%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.35%) hybris
6 5 (3.11%) Cisco
6 5 (3.11%) Citrix
6 5 (3.11%) JDA
7 4 (2.48%) ATG
7 4 (2.48%) Percussion
7 4 (2.48%) VMware
8 3 (1.86%) F5
8 3 (1.86%) Intershop
8 3 (1.86%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.24%) Adobe
9 2 (1.24%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.24%) Brocade
9 2 (1.24%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.24%) SAP
10 1 (0.62%) Sitecore
Watford
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £55,000 per year fixed term contract
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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Rate: From £265 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 12 days ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
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