The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 15 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Retail 5 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.35% 12.58% 14.36%
As % of the General category 20.00% 42.55% 43.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 25
Median daily rate £170 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £242 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £578 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £404
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £14.00 £14.61
% change year-on-year
-8.92% -4.17%
Retail
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

General Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
25 47 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 21.74% 29.56% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 52
Median daily rate £525 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £171 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £27.00 £43.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.14% -38.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-15.12% +10.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Luton region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Luton region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Luton region with a requirement for Retail.

1 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Use Case
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) hybris
4 2 (14.29%) User Experience
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) B2B
4 2 (14.29%) Sitecore
4 2 (14.29%) Wireframes
4 2 (14.29%) Data Flow Diagram
5 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
5 1 (7.14%) Confluence
5 1 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) B2C
5 1 (7.14%) SLA
5 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (7.14%) SAS
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Finance Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) UX Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Finance Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Architect
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Sitecore Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Supplier Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Use Case
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) B2B
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Flow Diagram
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Wireframes
5 1 (7.14%) B2C
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) hybris
1 2 (14.29%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Tableau