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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 7 20 3
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs citing Retail 82 55 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.48% 7.78% 18.27%
As % of the General category 27.61% 24.89% 41.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 66
Median daily rate £425 £383 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £219 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
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 £13.13 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -33.33%
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
297 221 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 41.60% 31.26% 43.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 101 161
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 14
Median hourly rate £30.00 £33.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +59.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

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 1 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 1 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 +7 23 £450 +32.35% 7
Welwyn Garden City +2 23 £481 +75.00%
Hemel Hempstead -3 4 £450 +5.88%
Waltham Cross - 2 £325 -
Cheshunt - 2 £490 -
St Albans - 1 - - 1
Welwyn - 1 - -
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 41 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (24.14%) SQL
3 34 (23.45%) E-Commerce
4 28 (19.31%) JavaScript
5 26 (17.93%) Finance
6 24 (16.55%) HTML
7 23 (15.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (15.17%) Java
9 19 (13.10%) XML
10 18 (12.41%) Project Management
10 18 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (11.72%) Oracle
12 16 (11.03%) JDA
12 16 (11.03%) QA
13 15 (10.34%) TDD
14 14 (9.66%) SQL Server
14 14 (9.66%) DB2
14 14 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (8.97%) Selenium
15 13 (8.97%) PHP
15 13 (8.97%) .NET
16 12 (8.28%) CSS
16 12 (8.28%) Subversion
16 12 (8.28%) Test Automation
16 12 (8.28%) WebDriver
17 11 (7.59%) Magento
17 11 (7.59%) Test Scripting
17 11 (7.59%) Coaching
17 11 (7.59%) Automated Testing
17 11 (7.59%) Change Management

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 (6.21%) CMS
2 3 (2.07%) Confluence
2 3 (2.07%) JBoss
3 2 (1.38%) Node.js
3 2 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.69%) Drupal
4 1 (0.69%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.69%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
3 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (7.59%) Magento
2 4 (2.76%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.69%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.69%) Lawson
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.07%) SaaS
2 2 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.76%) Network Security
2 3 (2.07%) Internet
2 3 (2.07%) LAN
2 3 (2.07%) VLAN
2 3 (2.07%) WAN
3 2 (1.38%) DNS
3 2 (1.38%) Firewall
3 2 (1.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.69%) DHCP
4 1 (0.69%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.66%) DB2
1 14 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.76%) DataStage
3 4 (2.76%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (2.76%) MySQL
3 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.38%) Couchbase
4 2 (1.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.69%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (8.97%) Selenium
2 12 (8.28%) Subversion
2 12 (8.28%) WebDriver
3 10 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 9 (6.21%) PHPUnit
5 8 (5.52%) Appium
6 7 (4.83%) JIRA
7 4 (2.76%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.07%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.07%) Maven
8 3 (2.07%) Protractor
8 3 (2.07%) Zephyr
9 2 (1.38%) Ant
9 2 (1.38%) JUnit
10 1 (0.69%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.69%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.69%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.69%) Xcode
General
1 26 (17.93%) Finance
2 6 (4.14%) Marketing
2 6 (4.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.38%) Banking
3 2 (1.38%) Billing
3 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.38%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Automotive
4 1 (0.69%) Back Office
4 1 (0.69%) Front Office
4 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (19.31%) Analyst
2 26 (17.93%) Project Manager
3 17 (11.72%) Business Analyst
3 17 (11.72%) Developer
4 12 (8.28%) Automation Tester
4 12 (8.28%) Tester
5 11 (7.59%) Architect
5 11 (7.59%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 11 (7.59%) Selenium Tester
6 9 (6.21%) E-Commerce Developer
6 9 (6.21%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.52%) Senior Manager
8 7 (4.83%) Retail Business Analyst
8 7 (4.83%) Senior Project Manager
8 7 (4.83%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.83%) Web Automation Tester
8 7 (4.83%) Web Tester
9 6 (4.14%) Java E-Commerce Developer
9 6 (4.14%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.55%) HTML
2 19 (13.10%) XML
3 13 (8.97%) .NET
4 12 (8.28%) CSS
5 10 (6.90%) J2EE
5 10 (6.90%) jQuery
5 10 (6.90%) RESTful
6 9 (6.21%) Behat
7 7 (4.83%) AngularJS
7 7 (4.83%) Middleware
7 7 (4.83%) Spring
8 6 (4.14%) ASP.NET
8 6 (4.14%) Hibernate
8 6 (4.14%) JSP
8 6 (4.14%) LESS
8 6 (4.14%) Sass
9 5 (3.45%) SOAP
9 5 (3.45%) Struts
9 5 (3.45%) Web Services
10 4 (2.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.83%) User Experience
3 6 (4.14%) EPoS
4 5 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.45%) FMCG
5 4 (2.76%) iPad
5 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.07%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.38%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.38%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.38%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.38%) RIA
7 2 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.38%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.69%) iPhone
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.69%) Psychology
8 1 (0.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.59%) Unix
2 9 (6.21%) Windows
3 3 (2.07%) Linux
3 3 (2.07%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.69%) AIX
5 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (23.45%) E-Commerce
3 23 (15.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (12.41%) Project Management
5 15 (10.34%) TDD
6 14 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (8.28%) Test Automation
8 11 (7.59%) Automated Testing
8 11 (7.59%) Change Management
8 11 (7.59%) Coaching
8 11 (7.59%) Test Scripting
9 10 (6.90%) BDD
9 10 (6.90%) Document Management
9 10 (6.90%) SOA
9 10 (6.90%) User Stories
10 8 (5.52%) Re-Platforming
11 7 (4.83%) Migration
11 7 (4.83%) Scrum
12 6 (4.14%) Data Management
12 6 (4.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.14%) SQL
2 28 (19.31%) JavaScript
3 22 (15.17%) Java
4 13 (8.97%) PHP
5 10 (6.90%) C#
6 6 (4.14%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.38%) C
7 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.69%) C++
8 1 (0.69%) Perl
8 1 (0.69%) Python
8 1 (0.69%) Ruby
8 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.07%) CCNP
3 2 (1.38%) Degree
3 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.69%) ACCA
4 1 (0.69%) CCDA
4 1 (0.69%) CCNA
4 1 (0.69%) CIMA
4 1 (0.69%) ISEB
4 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.03%) QA
2 3 (2.07%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.38%) vSphere
3 1 (0.69%) Firmware
3 1 (0.69%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.69%) SCCM
1 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (11.72%) Oracle
2 16 (11.03%) JDA
3 10 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.52%) IBM
5 5 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.45%) SAP
6 4 (2.76%) Cisco
6 4 (2.76%) hybris
7 3 (2.07%) ATG
7 3 (2.07%) Intershop
7 3 (2.07%) Percussion
7 3 (2.07%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.38%) F5
8 2 (1.38%) Teradata
8 2 (1.38%) VMware
9 1 (0.69%) Apple
9 1 (0.69%) Brocade
9 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.69%) RedPrairie
9 1 (0.69%) Sage
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Oscar
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