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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 11 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 93 74 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.97% 15.01% 13.24%
As % of the General category 23.85% 38.14% 28.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 74
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £238 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +4.51%
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
390 194 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 45.99% 39.35% 46.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 88 204
Average daily rate £394 £361 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -9.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.20 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £50.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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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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 0 40 £393 -1.87% 9
Welwyn Garden City +5 10 £356 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -12 4 £388 -22.50% 6
Stevenage - 2 - - 4
Cheshunt - - - -
Hertford - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 1
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 90 (55.21%) E-Commerce
2 60 (36.81%) Finance
3 41 (25.15%) Manufacturing
4 40 (24.54%) HTML
5 39 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (19.63%) JavaScript
7 30 (18.40%) Java
7 30 (18.40%) Project Management
8 29 (17.79%) CSS
9 28 (17.18%) SQL
10 23 (14.11%) User Experience
11 22 (13.50%) Degree
12 21 (12.88%) Marketing
12 21 (12.88%) IBM
12 21 (12.88%) Oracle
13 19 (11.66%) J2EE
14 18 (11.04%) Photoshop
15 17 (10.43%) XML
16 16 (9.82%) UNIX
16 16 (9.82%) Change Management
16 16 (9.82%) WebSphere
17 15 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (9.20%) HTML5
18 14 (8.59%) Time Management
19 12 (7.36%) Internet
19 12 (7.36%) MQSeries
19 12 (7.36%) jQuery
19 12 (7.36%) Scrum
20 11 (6.75%) Ajax
20 11 (6.75%) OO

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 16 (9.82%) WebSphere
2 12 (7.36%) MQSeries
3 7 (4.29%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (3.68%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.23%) Apache
6 2 (1.23%) CMS
7 1 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.61%) Node.js
7 1 (0.61%) SAS
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 18 (11.04%) Photoshop
2 10 (6.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (3.68%) OmniGraffle
3 6 (3.68%) MS Project
3 6 (3.68%) MS Office
4 4 (2.45%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.61%) Tridion
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.23%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.36%) Internet
2 6 (3.68%) HTTP
3 4 (2.45%) SMS
3 4 (2.45%) Extranet
3 4 (2.45%) Intranet
4 2 (1.23%) RFID
5 1 (0.61%) DHCP
5 1 (0.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.13%) MySQL
2 9 (5.52%) DB2
3 8 (4.91%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.68%) DbVisualizer
4 6 (3.68%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.07%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.23%) QlikView
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.61%) OLAP
8 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.61%) OLTP
8 1 (0.61%) WhereScape RED
8 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (6.13%) Ant
2 9 (5.52%) Eclipse
3 8 (4.91%) JUnit
3 8 (4.91%) Subversion
3 8 (4.91%) Axure RP
4 7 (4.29%) Maven
5 6 (3.68%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (3.68%) LoadRunner
5 6 (3.68%) Log4j
6 2 (1.23%) Selenium
6 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.23%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.61%) Grunt
7 1 (0.61%) Yeoman
7 1 (0.61%) Jtest
7 1 (0.61%) Mockito
7 1 (0.61%) ERwin
7 1 (0.61%) JIRA
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 60 (36.81%) Finance
2 41 (25.15%) Manufacturing
3 21 (12.88%) Marketing
4 8 (4.91%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.84%) Publishing
6 2 (1.23%) Games
6 2 (1.23%) Banking
6 2 (1.23%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Automotive
7 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (22.70%) Analyst
2 35 (21.47%) Business Analyst
3 33 (20.25%) Developer
4 26 (15.95%) Project Manager
5 16 (9.82%) Consultant
6 14 (8.59%) Architect
7 9 (5.52%) Front-End Developer
8 8 (4.91%) Agile Business Analyst
9 7 (4.29%) Designer
9 7 (4.29%) Web Developer
9 7 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.68%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.68%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.68%) Tester
10 6 (3.68%) User Experience Consultant
11 5 (3.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 4 (2.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (2.45%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (2.45%) .NET Developer
12 4 (2.45%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (24.54%) HTML
2 29 (17.79%) CSS
3 19 (11.66%) J2EE
4 17 (10.43%) XML
5 15 (9.20%) HTML5
6 12 (7.36%) jQuery
7 11 (6.75%) Ajax
8 10 (6.13%) Spring
8 10 (6.13%) CSS3
8 10 (6.13%) XHTML
8 10 (6.13%) JSP
9 9 (5.52%) SOAP
9 9 (5.52%) REST
10 7 (4.29%) Web Services
10 7 (4.29%) Servlets
10 7 (4.29%) JSON
11 6 (3.68%) JSTL
11 6 (3.68%) XMLBeans
11 6 (3.68%) .NET
11 6 (3.68%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.11%) User Experience
2 15 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.52%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.29%) W3C
5 6 (3.68%) EPoS
5 6 (3.68%) Web 2.0
6 4 (2.45%) FMCG
6 4 (2.45%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.45%) IVR
7 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.61%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.61%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.61%) Open Source
8 1 (0.61%) Social Media
8 1 (0.61%) Statistics
8 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.61%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.61%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.82%) UNIX
2 8 (4.91%) Linux
3 6 (3.68%) HPUX
3 6 (3.68%) Solaris
4 1 (0.61%) AIX
4 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (55.21%) E-Commerce
2 39 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (18.40%) Project Management
4 16 (9.82%) Change Management
5 14 (8.59%) Time Management
6 12 (7.36%) Scrum
7 11 (6.75%) OO
8 9 (5.52%) PRINCE2
8 9 (5.52%) Content Management
9 8 (4.91%) System Testing
9 8 (4.91%) Analytics
10 7 (4.29%) Waterfall
10 7 (4.29%) CRM
10 7 (4.29%) B2B
10 7 (4.29%) B2C
10 7 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.29%) SEO
11 6 (3.68%) MVC
11 6 (3.68%) Regression Testing
11 6 (3.68%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.63%) JavaScript
2 30 (18.40%) Java
3 28 (17.18%) SQL
4 6 (3.68%) XPath
5 4 (2.45%) C#
6 1 (0.61%) Perl
6 1 (0.61%) PHP
6 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.61%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.61%) R
6 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (13.50%) Degree
2 8 (4.91%) ISEB
2 8 (4.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (3.07%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.61%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.61%) CISA
6 1 (0.61%) CISM
6 1 (0.61%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.68%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (12.88%) Oracle
1 21 (12.88%) IBM
2 9 (5.52%) ATG
3 7 (4.29%) HP
4 6 (3.68%) Interwoven
5 5 (3.07%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.07%) Sun
6 4 (2.45%) Adobe
7 3 (1.84%) Endeca
7 3 (1.84%) Remedy
8 2 (1.23%) Cognos
8 2 (1.23%) SAP
9 1 (0.61%) JBoss
9 1 (0.61%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.61%) Google
9 1 (0.61%) Elastic Path
9 1 (0.61%) hybris
9 1 (0.61%) Venda
9 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
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Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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