The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 69 61 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs citing Retail 259 291 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.94% 3.05% 3.77%
As % of the General category 9.29% 8.62% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 173 210
Median daily rate £415 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 9
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -44.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £17.25 £13.89
% change year-on-year
+213.04% +24.19%
Retail
England

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

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2787 3374 3248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.59% 35.31% 35.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1919 1737
Median daily rate £410 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 101 111
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.86% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Retail
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Berkshire -4 83 £475 +18.75% 26
Buckinghamshire +5 79 £388 -6.90% 19
Hampshire -10 40 £450 +12.50% 23
Surrey -7 31 £375 +3.44% 11
Oxfordshire -1 8 £350 +59.09% 5
Kent - 5 £463 - 2
West Sussex -3 4 £400 +46.78% 4
Middlesex - 4 £415 - 1
East Sussex -3 2 £413 -13.05% 1
Home Counties - 1 £700 -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for Retail.

1 130 (23.17%) Finance
2 103 (18.36%) E-Commerce
3 94 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (16.58%) Project Management
5 86 (15.33%) Banking
6 77 (13.73%) Microsoft
7 76 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 58 (10.34%) Java
9 53 (9.45%) SQL
10 48 (8.56%) Oracle
10 48 (8.56%) Linux
11 46 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
12 44 (7.84%) ITIL
13 43 (7.66%) SAP
14 41 (7.31%) Windows
14 41 (7.31%) MS Excel
15 38 (6.77%) Migration
15 38 (6.77%) Business Analysis
16 36 (6.42%) PRINCE2
16 36 (6.42%) JavaScript
17 33 (5.88%) MS Office
17 33 (5.88%) Marketing
18 32 (5.70%) Telecoms
19 31 (5.53%) Change Management
19 31 (5.53%) DevOps
20 30 (5.35%) SLA
20 30 (5.35%) IBM
21 29 (5.17%) JIRA
22 28 (4.99%) FMCG
22 28 (4.99%) Data Centre

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 17 (3.03%) JBoss
2 13 (2.32%) WebSphere
3 12 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.96%) WebLogic
5 9 (1.60%) Confluence
6 8 (1.43%) SAS
6 8 (1.43%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (1.07%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (0.89%) CMS
10 3 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.53%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.36%) Apache
11 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.36%) IIS
11 2 (0.36%) MQSI
12 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Process Server
12 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (7.31%) MS Excel
2 33 (5.88%) MS Office
3 15 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.89%) MS Project
6 3 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.53%) CINEMA 4D
6 3 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.53%) Vectorworks
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (2.14%) Oracle Retail
2 10 (1.78%) SAP Retail
3 8 (1.43%) Temenos T24
4 5 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.71%) Magento
5 4 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.71%) SAP SCM
6 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.53%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.53%) Sonata
7 2 (0.36%) BASE24
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.36%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.36%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.18%) SAP AFS
8 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.18%) SAP WM
8 1 (0.18%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.78%) Office 365
3 7 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.36%) SaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.96%) Firewall
2 9 (1.60%) Network Security
3 8 (1.43%) SSL
4 7 (1.25%) VoIP
4 7 (1.25%) WAN
5 6 (1.07%) LAN
5 6 (1.07%) Unified Communications
5 6 (1.07%) ZigBee
6 5 (0.89%) 3G
6 5 (0.89%) 4G
6 5 (0.89%) Broadband
6 5 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (0.89%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (0.89%) FWSM
6 5 (0.89%) SAN
6 5 (0.89%) VLAN
7 4 (0.71%) Intranet
7 4 (0.71%) SMS
7 4 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (2.67%) Oracle Database
2 15 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (1.43%) MongoDB
3 8 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.25%) Hadoop
5 5 (0.89%) Big Data
5 5 (0.89%) MySQL
5 5 (0.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (0.53%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.53%) SAP BI
6 3 (0.53%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.36%) GIS
7 2 (0.36%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (5.17%) JIRA
2 18 (3.21%) Git (software)
3 17 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.89%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.71%) Maven
6 4 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (0.53%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.53%) ERwin
7 3 (0.53%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.53%) Selenium
7 3 (0.53%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.53%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.36%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.36%) Subversion
9 1 (0.18%) ProC
9 1 (0.18%) Toad
General
1 130 (23.17%) Finance
2 86 (15.33%) Banking
3 33 (5.88%) Marketing
4 32 (5.70%) Telecoms
5 26 (4.63%) Retail Banking
6 11 (1.96%) Automotive
6 11 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.60%) Billing
8 7 (1.25%) Back Office
8 7 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
8 7 (1.25%) German Language
9 6 (1.07%) Advertising
9 6 (1.07%) Law
9 6 (1.07%) Legal
10 5 (0.89%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.71%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.53%) Cantonese Language
12 3 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 108 (19.25%) Analyst
2 85 (15.15%) Architect
2 85 (15.15%) Project Manager
3 54 (9.63%) Business Analyst
4 51 (9.09%) Developer
5 30 (5.35%) Solutions Architect
6 28 (4.99%) Consultant
7 23 (4.10%) IT Manager
8 22 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
8 22 (3.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 21 (3.74%) Retail Business Analyst
10 18 (3.21%) IT Project Manager
11 17 (3.03%) Java Developer
12 15 (2.67%) Support Analyst
13 14 (2.50%) Digital Project Manager
13 14 (2.50%) Infrastructure Architect
14 12 (2.14%) Designer
14 12 (2.14%) Security Engineer
14 12 (2.14%) Software Manager
14 12 (2.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.28%) Middleware
2 22 (3.92%) HTML
3 21 (3.74%) Hibernate
4 19 (3.39%) Spring
5 18 (3.21%) .NET
6 17 (3.03%) Web Services
7 16 (2.85%) XML
8 13 (2.32%) J2EE
9 11 (1.96%) CSS
9 11 (1.96%) JSP
10 10 (1.78%) AngularJS
10 10 (1.78%) REST
11 9 (1.60%) HTML5
12 8 (1.43%) EJB
12 8 (1.43%) Struts
13 6 (1.07%) JSON
13 6 (1.07%) Spring MVC
13 6 (1.07%) XHTML
14 5 (0.89%) jQuery
14 5 (0.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.99%) Data Centre
2 28 (4.99%) FMCG
3 23 (4.10%) Smart Meter
4 13 (2.32%) User Experience
5 11 (1.96%) EPoS
5 11 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 11 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.78%) Cryptography
7 8 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.25%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.07%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.07%) PKI
9 6 (1.07%) Private Cloud
10 5 (0.89%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.71%) Clustering
11 4 (0.71%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.71%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.56%) Linux
2 41 (7.31%) Windows
3 28 (4.99%) Unix
4 18 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.43%) AIX
6 7 (1.25%) MVS
6 7 (1.25%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.07%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.07%) Windows NT
8 5 (0.89%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.89%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.36%) Android
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Solaris
10 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (18.36%) E-Commerce
2 94 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (16.58%) Project Management
4 76 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (7.84%) ITIL
6 38 (6.77%) Business Analysis
6 38 (6.77%) Migration
7 36 (6.42%) PRINCE2
8 31 (5.53%) Change Management
8 31 (5.53%) DevOps
9 28 (4.99%) Continuous Improvement
9 28 (4.99%) Scrum
10 25 (4.46%) Data Modelling
11 23 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (4.10%) CRM
12 20 (3.57%) Service Delivery
12 20 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (3.39%) ERP
14 18 (3.21%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (3.03%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 58 (10.34%) Java
2 53 (9.45%) SQL
3 36 (6.42%) JavaScript
4 18 (3.21%) Python
5 16 (2.85%) C#
6 9 (1.60%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.25%) C
7 7 (1.25%) PHP
8 4 (0.71%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.53%) Perl
9 3 (0.53%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.36%) AWK
10 2 (0.36%) C++
11 1 (0.18%) ABAP
11 1 (0.18%) JCL
11 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.18%) VB
11 1 (0.18%) XAML
11 1 (0.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (4.63%) Degree
2 20 (3.57%) ISTQB
3 10 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (1.60%) PMP
4 9 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (1.43%) CCNP
5 8 (1.43%) ISEB
5 8 (1.43%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.43%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (0.89%) A+ Certification
7 5 (0.89%) CCSA
7 5 (0.89%) CCSE
7 5 (0.89%) CISSP
7 5 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.89%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.71%) CCNA
8 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.35%) SLA
2 13 (2.32%) QA
3 10 (1.78%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.07%) COBIT
5 5 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.89%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.71%) GxP
7 3 (0.53%) FIPS 140-2
8 2 (0.36%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.18%) FATCA
9 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.18%) MiFID
9 1 (0.18%) UCITS
System Software
1 21 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.89%) Docker
3 5 (0.89%) ProxySG
4 4 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.60%) Ansible
2 8 (1.43%) SCCM
2 8 (1.43%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.07%) CA Wily
5 5 (0.89%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.36%) Control-M
6 2 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.18%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.18%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.18%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.18%) SCOM
7 1 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 48 (8.56%) Oracle
3 43 (7.66%) SAP
4 30 (5.35%) IBM
5 15 (2.67%) hybris
6 12 (2.14%) VMware
7 10 (1.78%) ATG
7 10 (1.78%) Cisco
7 10 (1.78%) HP
8 9 (1.60%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.60%) Remedy
9 8 (1.43%) Temenos
10 7 (1.25%) F5
10 7 (1.25%) Percussion
11 6 (1.07%) Ab Initio
11 6 (1.07%) Adobe
12 5 (0.89%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.89%) Citrix
12 5 (0.89%) Informatica
12 5 (0.89%) JD Edwards
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