The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 1 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 25 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 22 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.30% 7.83% 7.48%
As % of the General category 10.58% 17.71% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 22
Median daily rate £400 £425 £476
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £17.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +43.75%
Retail
East Midlands

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

General Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
208 175 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 50.12% 44.19% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 126 114
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+286.36% -15.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-30.50% +12.38%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Northampton -12 11 £463 +8.82% 2
Corby +5 2 £400 - 1
Retail
East Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (37.21%) Scrum
3 12 (27.91%) E-Commerce
4 10 (23.26%) Banking
5 9 (20.93%) Java
6 7 (16.28%) Oracle
6 7 (16.28%) B2B
6 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.95%) Retail Banking
8 5 (11.63%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (11.63%) SQL
9 4 (9.30%) Back Office
9 4 (9.30%) SAP
9 4 (9.30%) Unix
9 4 (9.30%) XML
9 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.98%) Kanban
10 3 (6.98%) FMCG
10 3 (6.98%) Pega
10 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (6.98%) hybris
10 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Endeca
10 3 (6.98%) Subversion
10 3 (6.98%) AWK
10 3 (6.98%) Cadence
10 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
10 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
10 3 (6.98%) B2C
10 3 (6.98%) Linux

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.33%) CMS
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Project
1 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (2.33%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) FTP
1 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Subversion
2 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.33%) LSMW
General
1 10 (23.26%) Banking
2 6 (13.95%) Retail Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Back Office
4 3 (6.98%) Finance
4 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.33%) Front Office
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Project Manager
3 7 (16.28%) Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Designer
4 5 (11.63%) Development Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Agile Project Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Scrum Master
7 2 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) IT Development Manager
7 2 (4.65%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.65%) SAP Manager
7 2 (4.65%) SAP Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Scrum Master
7 2 (4.65%) Software Manager
7 2 (4.65%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) BAPI
2 1 (2.33%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) jQuery
2 1 (2.33%) SAP ALE
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) FMCG
2 2 (4.65%) Photography
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) AS400
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.33%) iPad
3 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.33%) Neural Network
3 1 (2.33%) Statistics
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Unix
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (37.21%) Scrum
3 12 (27.91%) E-Commerce
4 7 (16.28%) B2B
4 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.98%) B2C
6 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Kanban
6 3 (6.98%) Project Management
6 3 (6.98%) Re-Platforming
6 3 (6.98%) Software Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL
7 2 (4.65%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.65%) SEO
7 2 (4.65%) Service Management
7 2 (4.65%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) Java
2 5 (11.63%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) AWK
3 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.65%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) ABAP
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) SAPscript
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) SAP
3 3 (6.98%) Cadence
3 3 (6.98%) Endeca
3 3 (6.98%) hybris
3 3 (6.98%) Pega
3 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Intel