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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 60 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail 293 304 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.37% 3.13% 3.31%
As % of the General category 10.49% 8.74% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 180 194
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £575 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 6
Median hourly rate £12.75 £17.00 £13.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +22.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £16.50 £12.96
% change year-on-year
+172.72% +27.31%
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
2793 3478 3155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.16% 35.81% 33.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1585 2014 1726
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 119 89
Median hourly rate £22.35 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.75% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

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 August 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 August 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
Buckinghamshire +7 80 £288 -24.34% 9
Berkshire -8 80 £488 +21.87% 25
Hampshire +16 63 £450 +21.62% 23
Surrey +10 39 £375 +7.14% 9
Oxfordshire -1 8 £350 -26.31% 2
West Sussex 0 5 £438 +45.83% 6
Middlesex - 4 £415 -
Kent +8 3 £450 -10.00% 4
East Sussex -6 3 £308 -35.15% 1
Home Counties - 1 £700 -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 137 (23.50%) Finance
2 105 (18.01%) E-Commerce
3 96 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (14.24%) Project Management
5 78 (13.38%) Microsoft
6 75 (12.86%) Banking
7 65 (11.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 60 (10.29%) SQL
9 57 (9.78%) Java
10 55 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
11 51 (8.75%) SAP
12 50 (8.58%) Oracle
12 50 (8.58%) Linux
13 47 (8.06%) MS Excel
14 46 (7.89%) Migration
15 45 (7.72%) Business Analysis
15 45 (7.72%) JavaScript
16 41 (7.03%) Windows
17 40 (6.86%) Marketing
18 39 (6.69%) PRINCE2
19 38 (6.52%) MS Office
19 38 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
20 36 (6.17%) Telecoms
21 35 (6.00%) ITIL
22 33 (5.66%) Scrum
23 32 (5.49%) Unix
23 32 (5.49%) DevOps
24 30 (5.15%) HTML
25 29 (4.97%) IBM
26 28 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement

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 15 (2.57%) JBoss
2 10 (1.72%) Confluence
2 10 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.72%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.54%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.03%) CMS
4 6 (1.03%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (1.03%) SAS
4 6 (1.03%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (0.51%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.34%) Drupal
6 2 (0.34%) IIS
6 2 (0.34%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.34%) MQSI
7 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.17%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.17%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 38 (6.52%) MS Office
3 17 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.51%) CINEMA 4D
5 3 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.51%) Vectorworks
6 2 (0.34%) MS Project
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (2.06%) SAP Retail
2 9 (1.54%) Oracle Retail
3 8 (1.37%) Temenos T24
4 6 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.86%) SAP SCM
6 4 (0.69%) Magento
6 4 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.51%) Sonata
8 2 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.34%) BASE24
8 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.34%) Infor M3
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.34%) SAP hybris
8 2 (0.34%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.17%) SAP AFS
9 1 (0.17%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.17%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.23%) Office 365
3 9 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (0.51%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.34%) SaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.06%) Firewall
2 10 (1.72%) Network Security
3 6 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (1.03%) Unified Communications
4 5 (0.86%) 3G
4 5 (0.86%) 4G
4 5 (0.86%) Broadband
4 5 (0.86%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (0.86%) FWSM
4 5 (0.86%) LAN
4 5 (0.86%) SMS
4 5 (0.86%) SSL
4 5 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.86%) WAN
4 5 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.69%) Internet
5 4 (0.69%) MPLS
5 4 (0.69%) VLAN
5 4 (0.69%) VoIP
5 4 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (3.26%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.74%) Oracle Database
4 11 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 9 (1.54%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.37%) MySQL
7 7 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (1.20%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.86%) Big Data
8 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.69%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.69%) SAP BI
9 4 (0.69%) SAP HANA
9 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.51%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.51%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 26 (4.46%) JIRA
2 23 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 22 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.20%) Selenium
5 6 (1.03%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.86%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.69%) Maven
7 4 (0.69%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (0.69%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (0.51%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.51%) ERwin
8 3 (0.51%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.51%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.51%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.34%) Ant
9 2 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.34%) Hudson
General
1 137 (23.50%) Finance
2 75 (12.86%) Banking
3 40 (6.86%) Marketing
4 36 (6.17%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.60%) Retail Banking
6 11 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.72%) Automotive
8 9 (1.54%) Back Office
8 9 (1.54%) German Language
9 7 (1.20%) Billing
9 7 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
10 6 (1.03%) Law
10 6 (1.03%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.86%) Advertising
12 4 (0.69%) Cantonese Language
12 4 (0.69%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.69%) Legal
12 4 (0.69%) Mandarin Language
13 3 (0.51%) Brand Awareness
13 3 (0.51%) French Language
Job Titles
1 129 (22.13%) Analyst
2 84 (14.41%) Architect
3 76 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 65 (11.15%) Business Analyst
5 57 (9.78%) Developer
6 30 (5.15%) Consultant
7 25 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
8 22 (3.77%) IT Manager
8 22 (3.77%) Retail Business Analyst
8 22 (3.77%) Support Analyst
9 17 (2.92%) IT Project Manager
9 17 (2.92%) Senior Manager
10 16 (2.74%) Infrastructure Manager
10 16 (2.74%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 14 (2.40%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (2.40%) Java Developer
11 14 (2.40%) Security Engineer
11 14 (2.40%) Senior Project Manager
12 13 (2.23%) Software Manager
13 12 (2.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.15%) HTML
2 22 (3.77%) Middleware
3 21 (3.60%) .NET
3 21 (3.60%) Hibernate
4 20 (3.43%) XML
5 19 (3.26%) Spring
5 19 (3.26%) Web Services
6 18 (3.09%) CSS
7 16 (2.74%) J2EE
8 15 (2.57%) REST
9 13 (2.23%) HTML5
10 11 (1.89%) AngularJS
11 10 (1.72%) jQuery
11 10 (1.72%) JSP
12 9 (1.54%) JMS
13 8 (1.37%) EJB
13 8 (1.37%) JSON
13 8 (1.37%) Node.js
14 7 (1.20%) Struts
15 6 (1.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.29%) FMCG
3 20 (3.43%) Data Centre
4 17 (2.92%) Smart Meter
5 14 (2.40%) EPoS
6 13 (2.23%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.06%) User Experience
8 10 (1.72%) Cryptography
8 10 (1.72%) Mainframe
8 10 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.54%) Data Integration
9 9 (1.54%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.37%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.20%) Credit Risk
12 6 (1.03%) Digital Media
12 6 (1.03%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.86%) Computer Science
13 5 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (0.86%) IBM Mainframe
13 5 (0.86%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 50 (8.58%) Linux
2 41 (7.03%) Windows
3 32 (5.49%) Unix
4 16 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.03%) AIX
6 6 (1.03%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.86%) MVS
7 5 (0.86%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.86%) Windows NT
8 4 (0.69%) Android
8 4 (0.69%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (18.01%) E-Commerce
2 96 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (14.24%) Project Management
4 65 (11.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (7.89%) Migration
6 45 (7.72%) Business Analysis
7 39 (6.69%) PRINCE2
8 38 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
9 35 (6.00%) ITIL
10 33 (5.66%) Scrum
11 32 (5.49%) DevOps
12 28 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
13 27 (4.63%) Change Management
14 25 (4.29%) ERP
15 23 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (3.95%) Data Migration
15 23 (3.95%) Data Modelling
16 22 (3.77%) CRM
17 20 (3.43%) Service Delivery
17 20 (3.43%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 60 (10.29%) SQL
2 57 (9.78%) Java
3 45 (7.72%) JavaScript
4 16 (2.74%) Python
5 14 (2.40%) C#
6 9 (1.54%) PHP
7 8 (1.37%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.20%) C
9 4 (0.69%) Perl
9 4 (0.69%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.69%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.34%) Scala
10 2 (0.34%) VB
10 2 (0.34%) VBA
11 1 (0.17%) ABAP
11 1 (0.17%) AWK
11 1 (0.17%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.17%) XAML
11 1 (0.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (4.46%) Degree
2 15 (2.57%) ISTQB
3 14 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.06%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.89%) PMP
6 10 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.72%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.20%) CCNP
8 7 (1.20%) ISEB
8 7 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.86%) A+ Certification
9 5 (0.86%) CCSA
9 5 (0.86%) CCSE
9 5 (0.86%) CISSP
9 5 (0.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.69%) CCNA
11 3 (0.51%) MCP
11 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.29%) SLA
2 14 (2.40%) QA
3 12 (2.06%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.69%) COBIT
7 2 (0.34%) FIPS 140-2
7 2 (0.34%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.17%) FATCA
8 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.17%) MiFID
8 1 (0.17%) SDET
8 1 (0.17%) UCITS
System Software
1 23 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.86%) Docker
3 5 (0.86%) ProxySG
4 4 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) vCloud
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
6 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (1.54%) Ansible
2 8 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.37%) SCCM
3 7 (1.20%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.86%) CA Wily
4 5 (0.86%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.17%) Control-M
7 1 (0.17%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.17%) SCOM
7 1 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 78 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 51 (8.75%) SAP
3 50 (8.58%) Oracle
4 29 (4.97%) IBM
5 15 (2.57%) hybris
6 12 (2.06%) Ab Initio
6 12 (2.06%) VMware
7 11 (1.89%) Cisco
8 10 (1.72%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.54%) ATG
10 8 (1.37%) Temenos
11 7 (1.20%) Adobe
11 7 (1.20%) Google
11 7 (1.20%) HP
11 7 (1.20%) Remedy
12 6 (1.03%) Avaya
12 6 (1.03%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.03%) F5
12 6 (1.03%) Percussion
12 6 (1.03%) webMethods
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