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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 4 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 91 78 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.40% 9.21% 10.39%
As % of the General category 33.09% 30.59% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 26 36
Median daily rate £450 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £150 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £17.25 £14.45
% change year-on-year
+218.84% +19.41%
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
275 255 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 43.51% 30.11% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 91 139
Median daily rate £413 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £573 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 29 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.94 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.57% +24.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 July 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 July 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 28 £419 +86.11% 6
Welwyn Garden City +2 26 £413 -2.94% 1
Hemel Hempstead +7 7 £475 +171.42% 1
Hertford - 2 - - 4
Cheshunt 0 1 - -
Harpenden - 1 £675 -
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 50 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (27.65%) SQL
3 31 (18.24%) Finance
4 30 (17.65%) Java
4 30 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 29 (17.06%) Oracle
6 28 (16.47%) JavaScript
7 25 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (14.12%) SQL Server
9 22 (12.94%) HTML
10 18 (10.59%) .NET
11 17 (10.00%) CSS
12 16 (9.41%) SDLC
13 15 (8.82%) XML
13 15 (8.82%) PHP
14 14 (8.24%) MATLAB
14 14 (8.24%) QA
15 13 (7.65%) jQuery
15 13 (7.65%) B2B
15 13 (7.65%) Web Services
16 12 (7.06%) Project Management
16 12 (7.06%) Teradata
17 11 (6.47%) MVC
17 11 (6.47%) C#
17 11 (6.47%) JIRA
17 11 (6.47%) Git (software)
17 11 (6.47%) Oracle Database
18 10 (5.88%) Relational Database
18 10 (5.88%) User Experience
18 10 (5.88%) Analytical Skills

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 (5.29%) Confluence
2 6 (3.53%) CMS
3 4 (2.35%) JBoss
3 4 (2.35%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.18%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.59%) Drupal
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.59%) SAS
5 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.76%) 3ds Max
1 3 (1.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.18%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.59%) MS Project
3 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Magento
1 4 (2.35%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.18%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.59%) HFM
3 1 (0.59%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.59%) Lawson
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.76%) SaaS
4 2 (1.18%) IaaS
4 2 (1.18%) Office 365
4 2 (1.18%) PaaS
5 1 (0.59%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.53%) Network Security
2 5 (2.94%) Internet
3 4 (2.35%) DNS
4 3 (1.76%) ATM
4 3 (1.76%) LAN
4 3 (1.76%) WAN
5 2 (1.18%) Firewall
5 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.18%) VLAN
6 1 (0.59%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.59%) FCoE
6 1 (0.59%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.59%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.47%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.71%) DB2
5 6 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.53%) MySQL
6 5 (2.94%) DataStage
6 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.76%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.76%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.59%) Big Data
10 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.59%) DbVisualizer
10 1 (0.59%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (6.47%) Git (software)
1 11 (6.47%) JIRA
2 9 (5.29%) Zephyr
3 5 (2.94%) Selenium
3 5 (2.94%) Subversion
4 4 (2.35%) JMeter
4 4 (2.35%) LoadRunner
4 4 (2.35%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.76%) Appium
5 3 (1.76%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.18%) Ant
6 2 (1.18%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.18%) JUnit
6 2 (1.18%) Maven
7 1 (0.59%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.59%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.59%) Xcode
General
1 31 (18.24%) Finance
2 7 (4.12%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.76%) Billing
3 3 (1.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.76%) Marketing
4 2 (1.18%) Banking
4 2 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (22.35%) Analyst
2 30 (17.65%) Developer
3 28 (16.47%) Project Manager
4 19 (11.18%) Business Analyst
5 12 (7.06%) Java Developer
6 11 (6.47%) Architect
7 9 (5.29%) Data Analyst
7 9 (5.29%) E-Commerce Developer
7 9 (5.29%) Retail Business Analyst
8 8 (4.71%) .NET Developer
8 8 (4.71%) Consultant
9 7 (4.12%) IT Manager
9 7 (4.12%) IT Project Manager
9 7 (4.12%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.12%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (3.53%) Java E-Commerce Developer
10 6 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (3.53%) SQL Analyst
11 5 (2.94%) C# Developer
11 5 (2.94%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.94%) HTML
2 18 (10.59%) .NET
3 17 (10.00%) CSS
4 15 (8.82%) XML
5 13 (7.65%) jQuery
5 13 (7.65%) Web Services
6 10 (5.88%) RESTful
6 10 (5.88%) Spring
7 9 (5.29%) Hibernate
7 9 (5.29%) J2EE
8 8 (4.71%) .NET Framework
8 8 (4.71%) AngularJS
8 8 (4.71%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.12%) Entity Framework
9 7 (4.12%) JSP
9 7 (4.12%) Middleware
10 6 (3.53%) Ajax
10 6 (3.53%) LESS
10 6 (3.53%) Sass
10 6 (3.53%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (5.88%) User Experience
2 9 (5.29%) EPoS
3 8 (4.71%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.94%) RIA
5 5 (2.94%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.35%) FMCG
6 4 (2.35%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.76%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.76%) iPad
8 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.18%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.18%) Statistics
9 1 (0.59%) Psychology
9 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.71%) Windows
2 4 (2.35%) Unix
3 3 (1.76%) Linux
4 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.59%) AIX
5 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 25 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (9.41%) SDLC
5 13 (7.65%) B2B
6 12 (7.06%) Project Management
7 11 (6.47%) MVC
8 9 (5.29%) CRM
8 9 (5.29%) Logistics
8 9 (5.29%) V-Model
9 7 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.12%) Data Management
9 7 (4.12%) ERP
9 7 (4.12%) ETL
9 7 (4.12%) Scrum
9 7 (4.12%) Software Engineering
9 7 (4.12%) TDD
9 7 (4.12%) Unit Testing
9 7 (4.12%) Web Development
10 6 (3.53%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.65%) SQL
2 30 (17.65%) Java
3 28 (16.47%) JavaScript
4 15 (8.82%) PHP
5 14 (8.24%) MATLAB
6 11 (6.47%) C#
7 9 (5.29%) Python
8 7 (4.12%) Ruby
9 5 (2.94%) R
10 4 (2.35%) VBA
11 2 (1.18%) C
11 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.59%) C++
12 1 (0.59%) Clojure
12 1 (0.59%) Groovy
12 1 (0.59%) Perl
12 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.59%) Scala
12 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.18%) ACCA
2 2 (1.18%) CCNP
2 2 (1.18%) Degree
2 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.59%) CCDA
3 1 (0.59%) CCNA
3 1 (0.59%) CIMA
3 1 (0.59%) ISEB
3 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.24%) QA
2 5 (2.94%) SLA
3 3 (1.76%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.18%) vSphere
3 1 (0.59%) Firmware
3 1 (0.59%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.59%) RACF
3 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) SCCM
2 1 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.59%) Puppet
2 1 (0.59%) SCOM
2 1 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (17.06%) Oracle
2 12 (7.06%) Teradata
3 10 (5.88%) IBM
3 10 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.29%) JDA
5 7 (4.12%) hybris
6 5 (2.94%) Cisco
6 5 (2.94%) Citrix
6 5 (2.94%) VMware
7 4 (2.35%) ATG
7 4 (2.35%) Percussion
8 3 (1.76%) F5
8 3 (1.76%) Intershop
8 3 (1.76%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.76%) RedPrairie
9 2 (1.18%) Adobe
9 2 (1.18%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.18%) Brocade
9 2 (1.18%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.18%) Hyperion
Watford
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £55,000 per year fixed term contract
Posted: 26 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago