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 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 55 68 50
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Contract jobs citing Retail 279 271 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.14% 2.88% 3.55%
As % of the General category 9.95% 8.35% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 151 195
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £210 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 12
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -68.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+134.37% -48.80%
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
2803 3247 3177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.50% 34.50% 34.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1588 1752 1686
Median daily rate £410 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £541 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 95 118
Median hourly rate £19.81 £21.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.81 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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 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 1 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
Buckinghamshire +10 84 £400 -12.08% 15
Berkshire -6 81 £475 +18.75% 19
Hampshire +14 49 £450 +12.50% 19
Surrey +1 31 £375 - 8
Kent - 9 £450 - 1
West Sussex -6 8 £375 +15.38% 3
Oxfordshire +4 7 £350 +59.09% 3
East Sussex -4 3 £413 +3.25%
Home Counties - 3 £700 -
Middlesex - 2 £415 - 5
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 121 (21.96%) Finance
2 104 (18.87%) E-Commerce
3 99 (17.97%) Banking
4 96 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (15.61%) Project Management
6 83 (15.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 77 (13.97%) Microsoft
8 56 (10.16%) Java
9 54 (9.80%) SQL
10 48 (8.71%) Linux
11 47 (8.53%) Oracle
12 43 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
13 42 (7.62%) Business Analysis
14 40 (7.26%) ITIL
14 40 (7.26%) PRINCE2
15 39 (7.08%) Windows
16 38 (6.90%) MS Excel
17 37 (6.72%) Retail Banking
18 36 (6.53%) Telecoms
19 35 (6.35%) SAP
20 34 (6.17%) Migration
21 33 (5.99%) DevOps
22 31 (5.63%) JavaScript
23 30 (5.44%) Marketing
23 30 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
24 29 (5.26%) MS Office
24 29 (5.26%) CRM
24 29 (5.26%) Change Management
25 27 (4.90%) Middleware
25 27 (4.90%) JIRA

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 (3.27%) JBoss
2 11 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 10 (1.81%) SAS
3 10 (1.81%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.45%) CMS
4 8 (1.45%) Confluence
4 8 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.54%) Apache
8 3 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.54%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.36%) MQSI
9 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.18%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Process Server
10 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.26%) MS Office
3 11 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.09%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.91%) MS Project
7 3 (0.54%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.54%) CINEMA 4D
7 3 (0.54%) InDesign
7 3 (0.54%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 13 (2.36%) Oracle Retail
2 9 (1.63%) SAP Retail
3 8 (1.45%) Temenos T24
4 5 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.73%) Magento
5 4 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.54%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.54%) SAP SCM
7 2 (0.36%) BASE24
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.36%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.36%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.36%) Sonata
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.18%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.18%) SaaS
3 9 (1.63%) Office 365
4 5 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.18%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.81%) Firewall
2 8 (1.45%) Network Security
2 8 (1.45%) SSL
3 7 (1.27%) VoIP
4 6 (1.09%) WAN
4 6 (1.09%) ZigBee
5 5 (0.91%) 3G
5 5 (0.91%) 4G
5 5 (0.91%) Broadband
5 5 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (0.91%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (0.91%) FWSM
5 5 (0.91%) Intranet
5 5 (0.91%) LAN
5 5 (0.91%) VLAN
6 4 (0.73%) MPLS
6 4 (0.73%) SMS
6 4 (0.73%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
1 16 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.18%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (1.45%) MongoDB
4 8 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 7 (1.27%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.27%) MySQL
5 7 (1.27%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.09%) Big Data
7 3 (0.54%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.54%) DB2
7 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.54%) Power BI
8 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.36%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 27 (4.90%) JIRA
2 15 (2.72%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.72%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.09%) Selenium
3 6 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.91%) Maven
5 4 (0.73%) HP UFT
5 4 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (0.73%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (0.54%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.54%) ERwin
6 3 (0.54%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.36%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.36%) eggPlant
7 2 (0.36%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.36%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.36%) TestComplete
General
1 121 (21.96%) Finance
2 99 (17.97%) Banking
3 37 (6.72%) Retail Banking
4 36 (6.53%) Telecoms
5 30 (5.44%) Marketing
6 12 (2.18%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.63%) Automotive
7 9 (1.63%) Billing
7 9 (1.63%) Corporate Banking
8 6 (1.09%) Advertising
8 6 (1.09%) Back Office
8 6 (1.09%) Law
8 6 (1.09%) Legal
9 5 (0.91%) Private Banking
10 4 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.73%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.54%) German Language
11 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.18%) French Language
12 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 108 (19.60%) Analyst
2 96 (17.42%) Architect
3 84 (15.25%) Project Manager
4 55 (9.98%) Business Analyst
5 45 (8.17%) Developer
6 36 (6.53%) Solutions Architect
7 25 (4.54%) Infrastructure Manager
8 23 (4.17%) Consultant
8 23 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 22 (3.99%) Retail Business Analyst
10 21 (3.81%) IT Manager
11 15 (2.72%) Designer
11 15 (2.72%) Digital Project Manager
11 15 (2.72%) IT Project Manager
11 15 (2.72%) Java Developer
12 14 (2.54%) Programme Manager
12 14 (2.54%) Technical Architect
12 14 (2.54%) Test Analyst
13 13 (2.36%) Infrastructure Architect
14 12 (2.18%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.90%) Middleware
2 22 (3.99%) Hibernate
3 19 (3.45%) HTML
3 19 (3.45%) Spring
4 18 (3.27%) .NET
5 17 (3.09%) Web Services
6 16 (2.90%) J2EE
7 15 (2.72%) XML
8 13 (2.36%) REST
9 11 (2.00%) CSS
10 10 (1.81%) JSP
11 8 (1.45%) AngularJS
11 8 (1.45%) EJB
11 8 (1.45%) HTML5
11 8 (1.45%) Struts
12 7 (1.27%) WCF
13 6 (1.09%) JSON
13 6 (1.09%) SOAP
13 6 (1.09%) Spring MVC
14 5 (0.91%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.90%) FMCG
3 26 (4.72%) Data Centre
4 24 (4.36%) Smart Meter
5 14 (2.54%) EPoS
6 13 (2.36%) User Experience
7 11 (2.00%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.63%) Cryptography
9 8 (1.45%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.27%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.27%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.09%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.09%) PKI
11 6 (1.09%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (0.91%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.91%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.73%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.73%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.54%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.71%) Linux
2 39 (7.08%) Windows
3 23 (4.17%) Unix
4 19 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.27%) AIX
6 6 (1.09%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.09%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.91%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.73%) MVS
9 3 (0.54%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.54%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (18.87%) E-Commerce
2 96 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (15.61%) Project Management
4 83 (15.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (7.62%) Business Analysis
6 40 (7.26%) ITIL
6 40 (7.26%) PRINCE2
7 34 (6.17%) Migration
8 33 (5.99%) DevOps
9 30 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 29 (5.26%) Change Management
10 29 (5.26%) CRM
11 24 (4.36%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (4.17%) Scrum
13 22 (3.99%) Data Modelling
14 20 (3.63%) ERP
15 19 (3.45%) Logistics
16 18 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (3.27%) Service Delivery
17 17 (3.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (10.16%) Java
2 54 (9.80%) SQL
3 31 (5.63%) JavaScript
4 18 (3.27%) Python
5 16 (2.90%) C#
6 8 (1.45%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.27%) PHP
8 6 (1.09%) C
9 4 (0.73%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.54%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.36%) AWK
11 2 (0.36%) C++
11 2 (0.36%) Perl
12 1 (0.18%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.18%) JCL
12 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.18%) R
12 1 (0.18%) Ruby
12 1 (0.18%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.18%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (3.99%) Degree
2 20 (3.63%) ISTQB
3 12 (2.18%) PMI Certification
4 11 (2.00%) ISEB
4 11 (2.00%) PMP
5 9 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (1.45%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.27%) CCNP
7 7 (1.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.91%) A+ Certification
9 5 (0.91%) CCSA
9 5 (0.91%) CCSE
9 5 (0.91%) CISSP
9 5 (0.91%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.54%) CCNA
11 3 (0.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.36%) SLA
2 12 (2.18%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.81%) QA
4 6 (1.09%) COBIT
5 5 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.73%) GxP
6 4 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.54%) FIPS 140-2
8 2 (0.36%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.36%) MiFID
9 1 (0.18%) FATCA
9 1 (0.18%) UCITS
System Software
1 22 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.91%) ProxySG
4 4 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.54%) Docker
5 3 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.45%) Ansible
1 8 (1.45%) SCCM
2 7 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.91%) FortiGate
4 4 (0.73%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.54%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.18%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.18%) Control-M
6 1 (0.18%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.18%) Puppet
6 1 (0.18%) SCOM
6 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (13.97%) Microsoft
2 47 (8.53%) Oracle
3 35 (6.35%) SAP
4 24 (4.36%) IBM
5 20 (3.63%) hybris
6 13 (2.36%) Red Hat
7 11 (2.00%) ATG
7 11 (2.00%) VMware
8 10 (1.81%) Remedy
9 9 (1.63%) Adobe
9 9 (1.63%) Cisco
9 9 (1.63%) HP
10 8 (1.45%) Temenos
11 7 (1.27%) Percussion
12 6 (1.09%) F5
13 5 (0.91%) Blue Coat
13 5 (0.91%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.91%) JD Edwards
14 4 (0.73%) Apple
14 4 (0.73%) Citrix
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