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 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 16 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 5 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.72% 12.00% 14.63%
As % of the General category 19.23% 45.65% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 21
Median daily rate £233 £444 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.60% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £318 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £588 £600
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 £13.86
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%

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
26 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 24.53% 26.29% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 36 40
Median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £238 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £45.22 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.04% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Luton region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 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 Luton region with a requirement for Retail.

1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) B2B
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
3 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (9.09%) API Design
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) hybris
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management

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 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) UX Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Cabling Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Architect
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Engagement Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) B2B
2 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) API Design
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
3 1 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
1 1 (9.09%) hybris
1 1 (9.09%) IBM
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
1 1 (9.09%) Tableau