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 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 14 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Retail 45 60 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.81% 10.29% 8.54%
As % of the General category 26.01% 24.69% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 41
Median daily rate £463 £450 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £485
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 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%

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
173 243 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.03% 41.68% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 128 132
Median daily rate £444 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 12
Median hourly rate £22.25 £29.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.27% +61.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.44 £39.50 £36.50
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 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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -2 19 £438 -2.77% 5
Welwyn Garden City -4 12 £550 +57.14% 2
St Albans +5 3 £525 -17.64% 2
Letchworth 0 1 £300 -27.27% 3
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 43 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (23.88%) E-Commerce
3 31 (23.13%) Java
4 25 (18.66%) Finance
5 23 (17.16%) JIRA
6 22 (16.42%) SQL
7 21 (15.67%) Git (software)
8 19 (14.18%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (14.18%) BDD
8 19 (14.18%) Project Management
9 16 (11.94%) Jenkins
9 16 (11.94%) DevOps
9 16 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (11.19%) QA
10 15 (11.19%) TDD
10 15 (11.19%) Scrum
11 14 (10.45%) Software Engineering
11 14 (10.45%) ATDD
12 13 (9.70%) Change Management
12 13 (9.70%) Maven
13 12 (8.96%) HTML
13 12 (8.96%) Puppet
13 12 (8.96%) SDLC
14 11 (8.21%) User Experience
14 11 (8.21%) Algorithms
14 11 (8.21%) Opscode Chef
14 11 (8.21%) Ansible
14 11 (8.21%) OO
14 11 (8.21%) Supplier Management
15 10 (7.46%) Test Scripting

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 10 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.72%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.48%) Confluence
4 4 (2.99%) Apache
4 4 (2.99%) IIS
4 4 (2.99%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.24%) CMS
5 3 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.75%) JBoss
6 1 (0.75%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (5.97%) MS Office
2 6 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.48%) MS Project
3 3 (2.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Magento
2 1 (0.75%) Endur
2 1 (0.75%) Findur
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.75%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.49%) GitHub
2 2 (1.49%) Office 365
2 2 (1.49%) PaaS
2 2 (1.49%) Trello
3 1 (0.75%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.75%) Google Drive
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (2.99%) Firewall
1 4 (2.99%) Internet
1 4 (2.99%) WAN
1 4 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (2.24%) DNS
2 3 (2.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (2.24%) LAN
2 3 (2.24%) MPLS
2 3 (2.24%) SMS
3 2 (1.49%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.75%) BGP
4 1 (0.75%) DWDM
4 1 (0.75%) HTTP
4 1 (0.75%) Network Security
4 1 (0.75%) OSPF
4 1 (0.75%) SSL
4 1 (0.75%) VoIP
4 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.73%) DB2
1 5 (3.73%) DbVisualizer
2 4 (2.99%) Big Data
3 2 (1.49%) MySQL
3 2 (1.49%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.75%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.75%) DataStage
4 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (17.16%) JIRA
2 21 (15.67%) Git (software)
3 16 (11.94%) Jenkins
4 13 (9.70%) Maven
5 10 (7.46%) Ant
6 9 (6.72%) Cucumber
6 9 (6.72%) Gradle
6 9 (6.72%) Selenium
6 9 (6.72%) SoapUI
6 9 (6.72%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.73%) Appium
7 5 (3.73%) NUnit
8 4 (2.99%) JBehave
8 4 (2.99%) JMeter
8 4 (2.99%) JUnit
8 4 (2.99%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.24%) FitNesse
9 3 (2.24%) Robot Framework
10 2 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 25 (18.66%) Finance
2 4 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.24%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.24%) Marketing
4 2 (1.49%) Banking
4 2 (1.49%) Front Office
4 2 (1.49%) Legal
4 2 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (22.39%) Analyst
2 25 (18.66%) Developer
3 16 (11.94%) Project Manager
4 14 (10.45%) Business Analyst
4 14 (10.45%) Java Developer
5 10 (7.46%) Tester
6 9 (6.72%) Automation Tester
7 7 (5.22%) Designer
7 7 (5.22%) Programme Manager
8 6 (4.48%) E-Commerce Manager
8 6 (4.48%) E-Commerce Programme Manager
8 6 (4.48%) UX Designer
9 5 (3.73%) Agile Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (3.73%) IT Manager
9 5 (3.73%) Java Automation Tester
9 5 (3.73%) Retail Business Analyst
9 5 (3.73%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 5 (3.73%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (3.73%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.96%) HTML
2 10 (7.46%) Web Services
3 9 (6.72%) Gherkin
3 9 (6.72%) Spring
4 8 (5.97%) .NET
4 8 (5.97%) RESTful
5 7 (5.22%) CSS
5 7 (5.22%) J2EE
6 6 (4.48%) XML
7 4 (2.99%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.24%) CSS3
8 3 (2.24%) Django
8 3 (2.24%) HTML5
9 2 (1.49%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.49%) jQuery
9 2 (1.49%) Node.js
10 1 (0.75%) JSP
10 1 (0.75%) MSMQ
10 1 (0.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.21%) Algorithms
2 11 (8.21%) User Experience
3 10 (7.46%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.73%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.73%) EPoS
4 5 (3.73%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.99%) FMCG
6 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.24%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.49%) Copywriting
7 2 (1.49%) iPad
8 1 (0.75%) Blog
8 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.75%) Pricing Data
8 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.75%) RIA
8 1 (0.75%) Social Media
8 1 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.73%) Unix
2 3 (2.24%) Windows
3 1 (0.75%) Android
3 1 (0.75%) Linux
3 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (23.88%) E-Commerce
3 19 (14.18%) BDD
3 19 (14.18%) Project Management
4 16 (11.94%) DevOps
5 15 (11.19%) Scrum
5 15 (11.19%) TDD
6 14 (10.45%) ATDD
6 14 (10.45%) Software Engineering
7 13 (9.70%) Change Management
8 12 (8.96%) SDLC
9 11 (8.21%) OO
9 11 (8.21%) Supplier Management
10 10 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (7.46%) Kanban
10 10 (7.46%) OOD
10 10 (7.46%) Test Scripting
11 9 (6.72%) Complexity Analysis
11 9 (6.72%) PRINCE2
11 9 (6.72%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (23.13%) Java
2 22 (16.42%) SQL
3 10 (7.46%) C#
3 10 (7.46%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.22%) Clojure
4 7 (5.22%) Go
4 7 (5.22%) Rust
5 6 (4.48%) MATLAB
5 6 (4.48%) Python
6 3 (2.24%) Scala
7 2 (1.49%) VBA
8 1 (0.75%) C
8 1 (0.75%) F#
8 1 (0.75%) PHP
8 1 (0.75%) Ruby
8 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (2.99%) Degree
3 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.49%) ISEB
4 1 (0.75%) APMG
4 1 (0.75%) CCIE
4 1 (0.75%) CCNP
4 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.19%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (2.24%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (8.96%) Puppet
2 11 (8.21%) Ansible
2 11 (8.21%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.99%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (1.49%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.49%) Terraform
5 1 (0.75%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (7.46%) Oracle
2 7 (5.22%) CheckPoint
3 6 (4.48%) IBM
3 6 (4.48%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.48%) Splunk
3 6 (4.48%) Teradata
4 5 (3.73%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.73%) hybris
4 5 (3.73%) Omniture
5 4 (2.99%) Cisco
5 4 (2.99%) F5
5 4 (2.99%) HP
5 4 (2.99%) Optimizely
5 4 (2.99%) SAP
6 3 (2.24%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.24%) NGA Human Resources
7 2 (1.49%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (1.49%) New Relic
8 1 (0.75%) VMware
8 1 (0.75%) Workday
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