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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 60 65 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Contract jobs citing Retail 295 270 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.17% 2.86% 4.01%
As % of the General category 9.86% 8.37% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 142 211
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £204 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 14
Median hourly rate £12.88 £18.50 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.40% -63.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.00 £36.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £32.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £22.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-40.34% -56.00%
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
2991 3225 3136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.14% 34.15% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1693 1680 1668
Median daily rate £413 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 83 129
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.78 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%

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 28 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 28 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 +2 96 £463 +23.33% 22
Buckinghamshire +7 80 £450 -1.09% 11
Hampshire -6 45 £410 - 31
Surrey -10 32 £450 - 18
Kent - 16 £338 - 2
West Sussex -24 7 £363 +11.53% 4
Home Counties - 5 - -
East Sussex -1 4 £365 -8.87% 3
Oxfordshire 0 3 £350 +59.09% 8
Middlesex -1 2 £625 -
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Thames Valley +2 1 £158 -67.18%
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 126 (21.84%) Finance
2 108 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (18.37%) E-Commerce
4 85 (14.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 84 (14.56%) Project Management
6 83 (14.38%) Banking
7 75 (13.00%) Microsoft
8 66 (11.44%) Java
9 55 (9.53%) SQL
10 54 (9.36%) Oracle
11 52 (9.01%) Linux
12 46 (7.97%) Windows
13 45 (7.80%) Telecoms
14 43 (7.45%) ITIL
15 42 (7.28%) Business Analysis
16 40 (6.93%) PRINCE2
17 39 (6.76%) DevOps
18 38 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
19 36 (6.24%) Migration
19 36 (6.24%) SAP
20 34 (5.89%) MS Excel
20 34 (5.89%) Retail Banking
21 33 (5.72%) Unix
22 31 (5.37%) CRM
22 31 (5.37%) JavaScript
23 30 (5.20%) Change Management
23 30 (5.20%) Degree
23 30 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
24 29 (5.03%) Marketing
25 27 (4.68%) Middleware

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 (2.95%) JBoss
2 15 (2.60%) CMS
2 15 (2.60%) WebSphere
3 11 (1.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 10 (1.73%) SAS
4 10 (1.73%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.73%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.39%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (1.04%) Node.js
8 3 (0.52%) Apache
8 3 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.52%) Confluence
8 3 (0.52%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.35%) MQSI
10 1 (0.17%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 34 (5.89%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.29%) MS Office
3 8 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.04%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.87%) MS Project
6 4 (0.69%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.52%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.52%) CINEMA 4D
7 3 (0.52%) InDesign
7 3 (0.52%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 16 (2.77%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.04%) SAP Retail
3 5 (0.87%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.69%) Magento
5 3 (0.52%) Infor M3
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.52%) SAP R/3
5 3 (0.52%) SAP SCM
6 2 (0.35%) BASE24
6 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.35%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.17%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.17%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.17%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.60%) SaaS
2 10 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.21%) Office 365
4 5 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
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%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.17%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.56%) Firewall
1 9 (1.56%) Network Security
2 8 (1.39%) SSL
3 7 (1.21%) WAN
4 6 (1.04%) LAN
4 6 (1.04%) SMS
4 6 (1.04%) VoIP
4 6 (1.04%) ZigBee
5 5 (0.87%) 3G
5 5 (0.87%) 4G
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%) SAN
5 5 (0.87%) VLAN
6 4 (0.69%) MPLS
6 4 (0.69%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.91%) MySQL
4 10 (1.73%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (1.39%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 6 (1.04%) DB2
7 5 (0.87%) Big Data
7 5 (0.87%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.87%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.52%) Power BI
8 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.35%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 17 (2.95%) JIRA
2 14 (2.43%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.43%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.21%) Selenium
4 6 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.87%) Maven
6 4 (0.69%) eggPlant
6 4 (0.69%) gulp
6 4 (0.69%) HP UFT
6 4 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (0.69%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.69%) webpack
7 3 (0.52%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.52%) ERwin
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.52%) TestComplete
8 2 (0.35%) Ant
8 2 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.35%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.35%) Toad
General
1 126 (21.84%) Finance
2 83 (14.38%) Banking
3 45 (7.80%) Telecoms
4 34 (5.89%) Retail Banking
5 29 (5.03%) Marketing
6 9 (1.56%) Automotive
6 9 (1.56%) Billing
7 8 (1.39%) Legal
7 8 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.21%) Advertising
8 7 (1.21%) Corporate Banking
9 6 (1.04%) Spanish Language
10 5 (0.87%) Private Banking
11 4 (0.69%) German Language
11 4 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.52%) Back Office
12 3 (0.52%) French Language
12 3 (0.52%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.52%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 118 (20.45%) Analyst
2 98 (16.98%) Architect
3 88 (15.25%) Project Manager
4 67 (11.61%) Business Analyst
5 48 (8.32%) Developer
6 38 (6.59%) Solutions Architect
7 27 (4.68%) Infrastructure Manager
8 24 (4.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 24 (4.16%) Retail Business Analyst
9 22 (3.81%) IT Manager
10 21 (3.64%) Consultant
11 20 (3.47%) Designer
12 16 (2.77%) Test Analyst
13 15 (2.60%) Infrastructure Architect
14 14 (2.43%) Digital Project Manager
14 14 (2.43%) Enterprise Architect
14 14 (2.43%) IT Project Manager
15 13 (2.25%) Technical Architect
16 12 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
16 12 (2.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.68%) Middleware
2 23 (3.99%) HTML
3 22 (3.81%) J2EE
4 21 (3.64%) CSS
5 20 (3.47%) .NET
5 20 (3.47%) Hibernate
6 16 (2.77%) Spring
6 16 (2.77%) XML
7 14 (2.43%) Web Services
8 12 (2.08%) REST
9 11 (1.91%) HTML5
10 10 (1.73%) JSP
11 8 (1.39%) CSS3
11 8 (1.39%) JSON
11 8 (1.39%) SOAP
11 8 (1.39%) WCF
12 7 (1.21%) EJB
12 7 (1.21%) jQuery
12 7 (1.21%) Struts
13 5 (0.87%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.68%) FMCG
3 24 (4.16%) Smart Meter
4 22 (3.81%) Data Centre
5 18 (3.12%) User Experience
6 15 (2.60%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.43%) EPoS
8 12 (2.08%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.39%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.21%) Cryptography
10 7 (1.21%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.21%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.04%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.04%) PKI
11 6 (1.04%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.87%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.87%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (0.87%) SCADA
13 3 (0.52%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 52 (9.01%) Linux
2 46 (7.97%) Windows
3 33 (5.72%) Unix
4 17 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (1.91%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.73%) AIX
7 7 (1.21%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.04%) Android
8 6 (1.04%) MVS
9 5 (0.87%) Windows NT
10 4 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.52%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (18.37%) E-Commerce
3 85 (14.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 84 (14.56%) Project Management
5 43 (7.45%) ITIL
6 42 (7.28%) Business Analysis
7 40 (6.93%) PRINCE2
8 39 (6.76%) DevOps
9 36 (6.24%) Migration
10 31 (5.37%) CRM
11 30 (5.20%) Change Management
11 30 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (4.16%) Data Modelling
12 24 (4.16%) Logistics
13 23 (3.99%) ERP
14 22 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (3.29%) Scrum
15 19 (3.29%) Technical Analysis
15 19 (3.29%) Waterfall
16 18 (3.12%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (11.44%) Java
2 55 (9.53%) SQL
3 31 (5.37%) JavaScript
4 19 (3.29%) Python
5 14 (2.43%) C#
6 9 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.39%) PHP
8 6 (1.04%) C
9 5 (0.87%) AWK
10 4 (0.69%) C++
10 4 (0.69%) ES6
11 3 (0.52%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.35%) ABAP
12 2 (0.35%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.35%) Perl
13 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.17%) R
13 1 (0.17%) Ruby
13 1 (0.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (5.20%) Degree
2 15 (2.60%) ISTQB
3 13 (2.25%) ISEB
4 11 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.73%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.73%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.56%) PMP
6 9 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (1.39%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.21%) CCNP
8 7 (1.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 7 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.87%) A+ Certification
9 5 (0.87%) CCNA
9 5 (0.87%) CCSA
9 5 (0.87%) CCSE
9 5 (0.87%) CISSP
10 4 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.64%) SLA
2 11 (1.91%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.56%) COBIT
3 9 (1.56%) QA
4 5 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.69%) GxP
5 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.52%) FIPS 140-2
7 2 (0.35%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.35%) MiFID
7 2 (0.35%) SEPA
8 1 (0.17%) FATCA
8 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.17%) UCITS
System Software
1 23 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.87%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.52%) Docker
4 3 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.52%) vSphere
5 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (1.56%) Ansible
2 7 (1.21%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.87%) CA Wily
3 5 (0.87%) FortiGate
3 5 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.87%) SCCM
4 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.35%) Puppet
4 2 (0.35%) SCOM
5 1 (0.17%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.17%) Control-M
5 1 (0.17%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 54 (9.36%) Oracle
3 36 (6.24%) SAP
4 27 (4.68%) IBM
5 24 (4.16%) hybris
6 18 (3.12%) VMware
7 14 (2.43%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.91%) Adobe
8 11 (1.91%) ATG
9 10 (1.73%) Citrix
10 9 (1.56%) Cisco
11 8 (1.39%) HP
12 6 (1.04%) F5
12 6 (1.04%) Percussion
12 6 (1.04%) Remedy
13 5 (0.87%) Apple
13 5 (0.87%) Blue Coat
13 5 (0.87%) JD Edwards
13 5 (0.87%) Kronos
13 5 (0.87%) Temenos
Bracknell, Berkshire
eCom Recruitment
Rate: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
PMC retail
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day Excellent Day Rate + Expenses - 3-6 Months R
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Client Server
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Winchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £120 - £130 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
North Surrey
Simon James IT
Posted: 17 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
EYC Symphony
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill
Talent Point
Rate: £225.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago