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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 47 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 328 325 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.92% 3.27% 3.13%
As % of the General category 12.19% 9.22% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 189 173
Median daily rate £450 £411 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.42% +8.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £272 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £643 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £417
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Median hourly rate £13.13 £17.50 £14.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +21.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £14.60 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £48.00 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £17.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +43.75%
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
2691 3524 3127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.16% 35.50% 33.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1565 2013 1694
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 117 105
Median hourly rate £23.68 £24.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.34% +28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.23 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.74%

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 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Retail Hourly Rate Histogram 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 September 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 97 £500 +25.00% 29
Hampshire +20 81 £450 +9.75% 33
Buckinghamshire +11 76 £416 +7.76% 23
Surrey +10 43 £450 +20.00% 20
West Sussex +10 10 £413 +37.50% 13
Oxfordshire -7 7 £400 -8.57% 11
Middlesex - 3 £525 - 1
Kent +3 2 £500 - 21
East Sussex -8 2 £197 -58.47% 9
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 144 (23.65%) Finance
2 108 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (16.75%) E-Commerce
4 75 (12.32%) Microsoft
5 74 (12.15%) Project Management
6 70 (11.49%) Banking
7 60 (9.85%) Java
8 58 (9.52%) SAP
8 58 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 57 (9.36%) SQL
10 54 (8.87%) Windows
11 52 (8.54%) Oracle
11 52 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
12 51 (8.37%) Business Analysis
13 50 (8.21%) Linux
13 50 (8.21%) MS Excel
14 49 (8.05%) JavaScript
15 47 (7.72%) Migration
16 46 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
17 42 (6.90%) PRINCE2
18 40 (6.57%) ITIL
18 40 (6.57%) Telecoms
18 40 (6.57%) Scrum
19 39 (6.40%) Marketing
20 34 (5.58%) Degree
20 34 (5.58%) Unix
21 33 (5.42%) MS Office
22 32 (5.25%) HTML
23 31 (5.09%) Active Directory
24 30 (4.93%) DevOps

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 12 (1.97%) JBoss
1 12 (1.97%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.81%) Confluence
3 8 (1.31%) WebLogic
3 8 (1.31%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.15%) CMS
5 6 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (0.82%) SAS
6 5 (0.82%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.49%) Apache
8 3 (0.49%) IIS
8 3 (0.49%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.49%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.33%) Drupal
9 2 (0.33%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.33%) MQSI
9 2 (0.33%) nginx
10 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.16%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 50 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 33 (5.42%) MS Office
3 18 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.49%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.33%) MS Project
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.16%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 14 (2.30%) Dynamics NAV
1 14 (2.30%) SAP Retail
2 9 (1.48%) Oracle Retail
3 7 (1.15%) Temenos T24
4 5 (0.82%) Magento
4 5 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.82%) SAP SCM
5 4 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.49%) Sonata
7 2 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.33%) SAP hybris
7 2 (0.33%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.33%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.16%) SAP LE
8 1 (0.16%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.46%) Office 365
3 9 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.66%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.49%) SaaS
6 2 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.16%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.16%) CallidusCloud
7 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.16%) Force.com
7 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.30%) MPLS
2 12 (1.97%) Firewall
2 12 (1.97%) Network Security
3 7 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (1.15%) Unified Communications
3 7 (1.15%) VoIP
3 7 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (0.99%) Wireless
5 5 (0.82%) 3G
5 5 (0.82%) 4G
5 5 (0.82%) Broadband
5 5 (0.82%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (0.82%) FWSM
5 5 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.66%) DNS
6 4 (0.66%) LDAP
6 4 (0.66%) SMS
6 4 (0.66%) SSL
6 4 (0.66%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.43%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 11 (1.81%) MongoDB
5 10 (1.64%) MySQL
6 9 (1.48%) Hadoop
6 9 (1.48%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.99%) SAP BI
8 6 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.82%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.66%) Power BI
10 4 (0.66%) Redis
10 4 (0.66%) SAP HANA
11 3 (0.49%) Big Data
11 3 (0.49%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (4.27%) Git (software)
1 26 (4.27%) JIRA
2 24 (3.94%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.48%) Cucumber
4 7 (1.15%) Selenium
5 5 (0.82%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.66%) Maven
6 4 (0.66%) Subversion
6 4 (0.66%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.66%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.66%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (0.49%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.49%) ERwin
7 3 (0.49%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.33%) Hudson
8 2 (0.33%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 144 (23.65%) Finance
2 70 (11.49%) Banking
3 40 (6.57%) Telecoms
4 39 (6.40%) Marketing
5 19 (3.12%) Retail Banking
6 14 (2.30%) Automotive
7 13 (2.13%) German Language
8 11 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.64%) Back Office
10 7 (1.15%) Billing
11 6 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
11 6 (0.99%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.82%) French Language
12 5 (0.82%) Law
12 5 (0.82%) Legal
13 4 (0.66%) Cantonese Language
13 4 (0.66%) Mandarin Language
14 3 (0.49%) Brand Awareness
14 3 (0.49%) Electronics
14 3 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 140 (22.99%) Analyst
2 102 (16.75%) Architect
3 71 (11.66%) Business Analyst
4 68 (11.17%) Project Manager
5 67 (11.00%) Developer
6 32 (5.25%) Consultant
7 29 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 27 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
9 21 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
10 20 (3.28%) Security Architect
11 19 (3.12%) IT Manager
12 18 (2.96%) Retail Business Analyst
13 17 (2.79%) Data Architect
14 16 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
14 16 (2.63%) Programme Manager
15 15 (2.46%) Java Developer
15 15 (2.46%) Security Engineer
15 15 (2.46%) Senior Manager
16 14 (2.30%) Infrastructure Manager
16 14 (2.30%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.25%) HTML
2 25 (4.11%) .NET
3 20 (3.28%) CSS
3 20 (3.28%) XML
4 19 (3.12%) Middleware
4 19 (3.12%) Spring
5 18 (2.96%) REST
6 17 (2.79%) Hibernate
6 17 (2.79%) Web Services
7 16 (2.63%) J2EE
8 15 (2.46%) HTML5
9 14 (2.30%) jQuery
10 12 (1.97%) AngularJS
11 10 (1.64%) JMS
12 9 (1.48%) Node.js
13 8 (1.31%) JSON
13 8 (1.31%) JSP
14 7 (1.15%) SOAP
15 6 (0.99%) ASP.NET
15 6 (0.99%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.61%) FMCG
3 20 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 15 (2.46%) EPoS
5 14 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.81%) Smart Meter
6 11 (1.81%) User Experience
7 10 (1.64%) Cryptography
7 10 (1.64%) Data Integration
8 9 (1.48%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.48%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.48%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.31%) Digital Media
10 7 (1.15%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.15%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.15%) IVR
11 6 (0.99%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (0.82%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 54 (8.87%) Windows
2 50 (8.21%) Linux
3 34 (5.58%) Unix
4 18 (2.96%) Apple iOS
5 16 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 14 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.31%) Android
8 7 (1.15%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.99%) AIX
10 5 (0.82%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.66%) MVS
11 4 (0.66%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.33%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.16%) Solaris
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (16.75%) E-Commerce
3 74 (12.15%) Project Management
4 58 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (8.37%) Business Analysis
6 47 (7.72%) Migration
7 46 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
8 42 (6.90%) PRINCE2
9 40 (6.57%) ITIL
9 40 (6.57%) Scrum
10 30 (4.93%) DevOps
11 28 (4.60%) Data Modelling
12 27 (4.43%) Change Management
13 26 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (4.11%) Data Migration
15 23 (3.78%) ERP
16 22 (3.61%) CRM
16 22 (3.61%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 60 (9.85%) Java
2 57 (9.36%) SQL
3 49 (8.05%) JavaScript
4 16 (2.63%) C#
5 13 (2.13%) Python
6 12 (1.97%) PHP
7 9 (1.48%) C
8 7 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 6 (0.99%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.66%) Perl
10 4 (0.66%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.33%) Scala
11 2 (0.33%) VB
11 2 (0.33%) VBA
11 2 (0.33%) VBScript
12 1 (0.16%) ABAP
12 1 (0.16%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.16%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.16%) R
12 1 (0.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (5.58%) Degree
2 22 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 17 (2.79%) CCNP
6 15 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (2.30%) CCIE
8 13 (2.13%) ISTQB
9 12 (1.97%) MCSE
10 10 (1.64%) PMI Certification
10 10 (1.64%) PMP
11 8 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (1.15%) ISEB
12 7 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.99%) A+ Certification
14 5 (0.82%) CCSA
14 5 (0.82%) CCSE
15 4 (0.66%) CCNA
15 4 (0.66%) CISSP
15 4 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.61%) SLA
2 17 (2.79%) QA
3 12 (1.97%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.49%) COBIT
6 3 (0.49%) SDET
7 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.16%) FATCA
8 1 (0.16%) FIPS 140-2
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.16%) MiFID
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.16%) UCITS
8 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (5.09%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.82%) Docker
4 5 (0.82%) ProxySG
4 5 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.33%) vCloud
6 2 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.16%) vSphere
7 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (1.64%) SCCM
2 9 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.31%) Ansible
4 6 (0.99%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.82%) FortiGate
6 4 (0.66%) CA Wily
6 4 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.33%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.16%) Control-M
8 1 (0.16%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.16%) SCOM
8 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (12.32%) Microsoft
2 58 (9.52%) SAP
3 52 (8.54%) Oracle
4 26 (4.27%) IBM
5 24 (3.94%) Cisco
6 19 (3.12%) VMware
7 13 (2.13%) Ab Initio
8 12 (1.97%) hybris
9 10 (1.64%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.48%) Avaya
11 8 (1.31%) Google
11 8 (1.31%) HP
11 8 (1.31%) Remedy
12 7 (1.15%) ATG
12 7 (1.15%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.15%) JDA
12 7 (1.15%) ServiceNow
12 7 (1.15%) Temenos
12 7 (1.15%) webMethods
13 6 (0.99%) Citrix
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £525 per day + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kent
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Posted: Yesterday
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IT Connections
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
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