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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 13 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 13 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 8.39% 19.61% 19.90%
As % of the General category 30.95% 49.18% 55.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 33
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £390 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £17.25 £14.45
% change year-on-year
+213.04% +19.41%
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
42 61 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 27.10% 39.87% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 49 56
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £175 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £560 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £383
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £11.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -

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 28 July 2016.

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 28 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 Luton region with a requirement for Retail.

1 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) E-Commerce
3 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (21.74%) Scrum
4 9 (19.57%) Change Management
5 8 (17.39%) Risk Management
6 7 (15.22%) Business Analysis
6 7 (15.22%) Sitecore
6 7 (15.22%) User Experience
7 6 (13.04%) User Stories
7 6 (13.04%) Project Planning
7 6 (13.04%) Use Case
7 6 (13.04%) Firewall
7 6 (13.04%) SAP
8 5 (10.87%) CRM
8 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (10.87%) JIRA
8 5 (10.87%) Logistics
8 5 (10.87%) Proofpoint
8 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.87%) LogRhythm
8 5 (10.87%) Wireframes
9 4 (8.70%) High Availability
9 4 (8.70%) hybris
9 4 (8.70%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.70%) CMS
9 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.52%) MS Office

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 4 (8.70%) CMS
1 4 (8.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.35%) Confluence
2 2 (4.35%) Drupal
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.17%) 5G
3 1 (2.17%) ADSL
3 1 (2.17%) BGP
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.17%) ICMP
3 1 (2.17%) IPsec
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) MPLS
3 1 (2.17%) Network Security
3 1 (2.17%) OSPF
3 1 (2.17%) RIP
3 1 (2.17%) SNMP
3 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.17%) VLAN
3 1 (2.17%) VoIP
3 1 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (6.52%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Analyst
2 12 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Firewall Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) IT Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) IT Risk Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) IT Security Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Risk Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Risk Management Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Security Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Security Management Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Security Technical Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Security Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Head of Digital
6 3 (6.52%) Office 365 Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
1 2 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) User Experience
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.17%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Android
1 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) E-Commerce
3 10 (21.74%) Scrum
3 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (19.57%) Change Management
5 8 (17.39%) Risk Management
6 7 (15.22%) Business Analysis
7 6 (13.04%) Project Planning
7 6 (13.04%) Use Case
7 6 (13.04%) User Stories
8 5 (10.87%) CRM
8 5 (10.87%) Logistics
8 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.87%) Wireframes
9 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.70%) High Availability
9 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Data Flow Diagram
10 3 (6.52%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) C
1 1 (2.17%) PHP
1 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) CCENT
1 1 (2.17%) CCNA
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.17%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (2.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Sitecore
2 6 (13.04%) SAP
3 5 (10.87%) LogRhythm
3 5 (10.87%) Proofpoint
4 4 (8.70%) hybris
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) Progress
5 1 (2.17%) Tableau
5 1 (2.17%) TIBCO