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 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 34 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 18 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.62% 5.63% 5.97%
As % of the General category 9.33% 15.18% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 21
Median daily rate £444 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £400 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £489 £475
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 Northamptonshire region.

General Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
193 112 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 38.83% 37.09% 48.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 79 142
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £30.50 £11.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.57% -
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 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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -15 5 £388 -3.12% 8
Retail
East Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 13 (33.33%) Scrum
3 10 (25.64%) Banking
3 10 (25.64%) BDD
4 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (20.51%) Java
5 8 (20.51%) Cucumber
5 8 (20.51%) Selenium
6 6 (15.38%) Retail Banking
6 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 5 (12.82%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (10.26%) Finance
8 4 (10.26%) Migration
8 4 (10.26%) SQL
8 4 (10.26%) XML
8 4 (10.26%) ISEB
8 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
8 4 (10.26%) Software Delivery
9 3 (7.69%) Front End Development
9 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
9 3 (7.69%) Kanban
9 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
9 3 (7.69%) Office 365
9 3 (7.69%) jQuery
9 3 (7.69%) TDD
9 3 (7.69%) Web Services
9 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
9 3 (7.69%) Cadence

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 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Project
1 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) FTP
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Cucumber
1 8 (20.51%) Selenium
2 2 (5.13%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.13%) JUnit
2 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.13%) TestNG
2 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 10 (25.64%) Banking
2 6 (15.38%) Retail Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Finance
4 2 (5.13%) Back Office
5 1 (2.56%) Advertising
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Test Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Technical Test Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Designer
6 3 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Scrum Master
7 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Scrum Master
7 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) XML
2 3 (7.69%) jQuery
2 3 (7.69%) Web Services
3 2 (5.13%) Backbone.js
3 2 (5.13%) Handlebars
3 2 (5.13%) RequireJS
3 2 (5.13%) Sass
3 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.56%) .NET
4 1 (2.56%) CSS
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.56%) Photography
1 1 (2.56%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 13 (33.33%) Scrum
3 10 (25.64%) BDD
4 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Migration
6 4 (10.26%) Software Delivery
6 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.69%) Front End Development
7 3 (7.69%) Kanban
7 3 (7.69%) TDD
8 2 (5.13%) API Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Automation Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Coaching
8 2 (5.13%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) ISEB
2 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Cadence
2 2 (5.13%) Pega
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) RedPrairie