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 1 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 61 52 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing Retail 303 322 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.14% 3.19% 3.99%
As % of the General category 9.58% 9.27% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 178 234
Median daily rate £438 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £540 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 12
Median hourly rate £13.25 £19.25 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.16% -62.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -33.33%
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
3163 3473 3248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.82% 34.40% 34.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 1790 1714
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 88 123
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.02 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -10 88 £450 +12.50% 27
Buckinghamshire +5 86 £420 -6.66% 26
Hampshire +4 48 £356 -13.10% 21
Surrey -14 34 £511 +23.93% 13
Kent -20 15 £274 -39.16% 4
East Sussex -7 8 £413 +10.00% 3
West Sussex -19 7 £400 +18.51% 6
Home Counties - 6 - -
Oxfordshire +6 3 £375 +36.36% 2
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Middlesex -1 2 £625 - 1
Thames Valley 0 1 £158 -67.18%
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 139 (24.17%) Finance
2 105 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (17.22%) E-Commerce
4 96 (16.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 90 (15.65%) Banking
6 81 (14.09%) Project Management
7 75 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 67 (11.65%) Java
9 64 (11.13%) SQL
10 55 (9.57%) Oracle
11 48 (8.35%) Telecoms
12 47 (8.17%) Business Analysis
12 47 (8.17%) Windows
13 46 (8.00%) Linux
14 43 (7.48%) Retail Banking
15 38 (6.61%) ITIL
15 38 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
16 37 (6.43%) Unix
17 36 (6.26%) Migration
18 35 (6.09%) PRINCE2
18 35 (6.09%) DevOps
19 33 (5.74%) Degree
19 33 (5.74%) CRM
20 32 (5.57%) SAP
21 30 (5.22%) JavaScript
21 30 (5.22%) MS Excel
22 29 (5.04%) SQL Server
23 28 (4.87%) Change Management
24 27 (4.70%) ERP
25 26 (4.52%) 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 18 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 16 (2.78%) JBoss
3 14 (2.43%) CMS
4 13 (2.26%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 12 (2.09%) SAS
6 9 (1.57%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.22%) Node.js
7 7 (1.22%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.52%) Apache
9 3 (0.52%) Confluence
9 3 (0.52%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.35%) MQSI
10 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.43%) MS Office
3 6 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.87%) MS Project
5 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.70%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.52%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.52%) CINEMA 4D
6 3 (0.52%) InDesign
6 3 (0.52%) Vectorworks
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 16 (2.78%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.52%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.52%) Magento
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.52%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (0.52%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.52%) SAP Retail
4 3 (0.52%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.35%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.17%) BASE24
6 1 (0.17%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.17%) SAP AFS
6 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.17%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.78%) SaaS
2 8 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.04%) Office 365
4 4 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.17%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.17%) Force.com
5 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.74%) WAN
2 9 (1.57%) Firewall
2 9 (1.57%) LAN
3 8 (1.39%) Network Security
3 8 (1.39%) VoIP
4 7 (1.22%) SAN
4 7 (1.22%) SSL
5 5 (0.87%) Broadband
5 5 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (0.87%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (0.87%) FWSM
5 5 (0.87%) Intranet
5 5 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.87%) ZigBee
6 4 (0.70%) SMS
6 4 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.70%) VLAN
6 4 (0.70%) Wireless
7 3 (0.52%) 3G
7 3 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.09%) DB2
2 12 (2.09%) MySQL
2 12 (2.09%) Oracle Database
3 11 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 9 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (1.22%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.04%) Big Data
7 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.70%) OLTP
8 4 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.70%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.52%) Power BI
9 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 13 (2.26%) JIRA
2 10 (1.74%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.39%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.22%) Selenium
5 6 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.87%) gulp
6 5 (0.87%) webpack
7 4 (0.70%) eggPlant
7 4 (0.70%) Maven
7 4 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.52%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.52%) TestComplete
9 2 (0.35%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.35%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.35%) Subversion
9 2 (0.35%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.35%) Toad
9 2 (0.35%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 139 (24.17%) Finance
2 90 (15.65%) Banking
3 48 (8.35%) Telecoms
4 43 (7.48%) Retail Banking
5 22 (3.83%) Marketing
6 10 (1.74%) Automotive
6 10 (1.74%) Spanish Language
7 9 (1.57%) Billing
8 8 (1.39%) Advertising
8 8 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.22%) Legal
10 6 (1.04%) German Language
11 5 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.87%) Private Banking
12 4 (0.70%) French Language
13 3 (0.52%) Back Office
13 3 (0.52%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.52%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.17%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 127 (22.09%) Analyst
2 107 (18.61%) Architect
3 98 (17.04%) Project Manager
4 73 (12.70%) Business Analyst
5 48 (8.35%) Developer
6 40 (6.96%) Solutions Architect
7 30 (5.22%) Infrastructure Manager
8 25 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 24 (4.17%) IT Manager
10 23 (4.00%) Retail Business Analyst
11 22 (3.83%) Consultant
12 21 (3.65%) Designer
12 21 (3.65%) Enterprise Architect
13 19 (3.30%) Digital Project Manager
14 17 (2.96%) IT Project Manager
14 17 (2.96%) Test Analyst
15 16 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
16 14 (2.43%) Technical Architect
17 13 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
18 12 (2.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.35%) Middleware
2 23 (4.00%) HTML
2 23 (4.00%) J2EE
3 22 (3.83%) CSS
4 21 (3.65%) .NET
5 19 (3.30%) Hibernate
6 16 (2.78%) Spring
7 14 (2.43%) Web Services
7 14 (2.43%) XML
8 12 (2.09%) HTML5
9 11 (1.91%) CSS3
10 10 (1.74%) REST
11 9 (1.57%) SOAP
12 8 (1.39%) JSP
12 8 (1.39%) WCF
13 7 (1.22%) jQuery
14 6 (1.04%) EJB
14 6 (1.04%) JSON
14 6 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (0.87%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.35%) FMCG
3 24 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 21 (3.65%) Smart Meter
5 18 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.96%) User Experience
7 15 (2.61%) Mobile App
8 14 (2.43%) EPoS
9 9 (1.57%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.57%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.57%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.39%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.04%) Cryptography
11 6 (1.04%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.87%) BYOD
12 5 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (0.87%) PKI
12 5 (0.87%) SCADA
13 4 (0.70%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (8.17%) Windows
2 46 (8.00%) Linux
3 37 (6.43%) Unix
4 16 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.09%) AIX
7 8 (1.39%) Android
7 8 (1.39%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.04%) MVS
9 5 (0.87%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.52%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.17%) CentOS
12 1 (0.17%) Solaris
12 1 (0.17%) SUSE
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (17.22%) E-Commerce
3 96 (16.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 81 (14.09%) Project Management
5 47 (8.17%) Business Analysis
6 38 (6.61%) ITIL
7 36 (6.26%) Migration
8 35 (6.09%) DevOps
8 35 (6.09%) PRINCE2
9 33 (5.74%) CRM
10 28 (4.87%) Change Management
11 27 (4.70%) ERP
12 26 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (4.00%) Logistics
14 20 (3.48%) Data Modelling
14 20 (3.48%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (3.30%) TOGAF
15 19 (3.30%) Waterfall
16 18 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
17 17 (2.96%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 67 (11.65%) Java
2 64 (11.13%) SQL
3 30 (5.22%) JavaScript
4 16 (2.78%) C#
4 16 (2.78%) Python
5 9 (1.57%) Shell Script
6 8 (1.39%) PHP
7 5 (0.87%) AWK
7 5 (0.87%) ES6
7 5 (0.87%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.70%) C++
9 3 (0.52%) C
9 3 (0.52%) Perl
9 3 (0.52%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.35%) ABAP
10 2 (0.35%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.35%) JCL
10 2 (0.35%) VB
10 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.17%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (5.74%) Degree
2 14 (2.43%) ISEB
2 14 (2.43%) ISTQB
3 12 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (1.74%) PMI Certification
4 10 (1.74%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.57%) PMP
6 8 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (1.39%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.22%) CCNP
8 6 (1.04%) CCNA
8 6 (1.04%) CISSP
8 6 (1.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.87%) CCSA
9 5 (0.87%) CCSE
10 4 (0.70%) CISA
10 4 (0.70%) CISM
10 4 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.00%) SLA
2 13 (2.26%) Data Quality
3 12 (2.09%) COBIT
4 7 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.87%) QA
6 4 (0.70%) GxP
6 4 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.52%) FIPS 140-2
7 3 (0.52%) SEPA
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.17%) MiFID
8 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 20 (3.48%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.87%) ProxySG
4 4 (0.70%) Docker
5 3 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.52%) vSphere
6 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.17%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.04%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.87%) Ansible
2 5 (0.87%) CA Wily
2 5 (0.87%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.35%) Puppet
4 2 (0.35%) SCCM
5 1 (0.17%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.17%) Control-M
5 1 (0.17%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (0.17%) Packer
5 1 (0.17%) SCOM
5 1 (0.17%) vRealize
5 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 55 (9.57%) Oracle
3 32 (5.57%) SAP
4 23 (4.00%) hybris
4 23 (4.00%) IBM
5 20 (3.48%) VMware
6 14 (2.43%) Red Hat
7 13 (2.26%) Adobe
8 12 (2.09%) ATG
9 10 (1.74%) Citrix
10 8 (1.39%) Cisco
10 8 (1.39%) HP
11 6 (1.04%) F5
11 6 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.87%) Apple
12 5 (0.87%) Blue Coat
12 5 (0.87%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.87%) JD Edwards
12 5 (0.87%) Kronos
12 5 (0.87%) Percussion
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Tiro Partners
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Tiro Partners
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Excellent Rates Available
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
NIIT Technologies
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Volaris Exec
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + bonus + comprehensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Waitrose
Rate: £15,600
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
EYC Symphony
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 - 4k per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
West Sussex
Volaris Exec
Rate: £300 - £450 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago