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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 53 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 260 285 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.40% 2.99% 2.90%
As % of the General category 10.43% 8.96% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 153 175
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £295 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £603 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £410
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
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
2494 3180 3336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.66% 33.36% 33.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1705 1813
Median daily rate £413 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 97 115
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £45.00 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +14.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -4 71 £450 +5.88% 24
Buckinghamshire +1 69 £494 +25.39% 24
Hampshire +37 62 £450 +20.00% 39
Surrey +7 26 £425 +4.61% 19
West Sussex +23 11 £444 +93.35% 13
Oxfordshire -2 6 £400 -15.78% 12
Kent +5 5 £375 -18.91% 17
East Sussex +7 3 £394 -23.12% 8
Middlesex -2 2 £535 -2.72%
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 (25.13%) Finance
2 110 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (17.10%) E-Commerce
4 74 (12.91%) Project Management
5 68 (11.87%) Microsoft
6 60 (10.47%) SAP
7 58 (10.12%) Business Intelligence
8 56 (9.77%) Windows
9 55 (9.60%) Banking
10 50 (8.73%) SQL
11 49 (8.55%) Oracle
11 49 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 48 (8.38%) Marketing
13 47 (8.20%) MS Excel
14 46 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
15 45 (7.85%) Degree
16 44 (7.68%) Business Analysis
17 43 (7.50%) Migration
18 40 (6.98%) Java
19 38 (6.63%) Scrum
20 37 (6.46%) PRINCE2
21 36 (6.28%) ITIL
22 35 (6.11%) JavaScript
23 32 (5.58%) Telecoms
24 31 (5.41%) MS Office
24 31 (5.41%) Active Directory
25 30 (5.24%) Linux
26 29 (5.06%) Cisco
27 27 (4.71%) SQL Server
27 27 (4.71%) Change Management

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 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.92%) CMS
3 9 (1.57%) Confluence
4 7 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (1.22%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.05%) JBoss
5 6 (1.05%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.70%) IIS
6 4 (0.70%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.52%) SAS
8 2 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.35%) Apache
8 2 (0.35%) Drupal
8 2 (0.35%) nginx
8 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.17%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.17%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 47 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.41%) MS Office
3 20 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.70%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (3.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (2.27%) SAP Retail
3 5 (0.87%) Oracle Retail
3 5 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.52%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.52%) Sonata
5 3 (0.52%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.35%) Magento
6 2 (0.35%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.35%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.17%) BASE24
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.17%) SAP LE
7 1 (0.17%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.62%) Office 365
3 11 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.70%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.35%) SaaS
7 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.17%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.17%) CallidusCloud
7 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) Force.com
7 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.97%) MPLS
2 15 (2.62%) Firewall
3 9 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (1.40%) Network Security
4 8 (1.40%) VoIP
5 7 (1.22%) NetScaler
5 7 (1.22%) Unified Communications
5 7 (1.22%) Wireless
6 5 (0.87%) DHCP
6 5 (0.87%) DNS
7 4 (0.70%) Internet
7 4 (0.70%) LDAP
7 4 (0.70%) WAN
8 3 (0.52%) Skype
8 3 (0.52%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.35%) 4G
9 2 (0.35%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.35%) VPN
9 2 (0.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.09%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.75%) Big Data
5 8 (1.40%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 8 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.40%) Power BI
5 8 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.22%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.22%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.05%) MySQL
8 5 (0.87%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.87%) Redis
9 4 (0.70%) DB2
9 4 (0.70%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.70%) SAP HANA
9 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (3.84%) JIRA
2 19 (3.32%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.62%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.75%) Cucumber
5 8 (1.40%) Selenium
6 6 (1.05%) SoapUI
6 6 (1.05%) Subversion
7 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.70%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.52%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.52%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.52%) JUnit
9 3 (0.52%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.35%) Ant
10 2 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.35%) JBehave
10 2 (0.35%) Maven
10 2 (0.35%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.35%) Moq
10 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 144 (25.13%) Finance
2 55 (9.60%) Banking
3 48 (8.38%) Marketing
4 32 (5.58%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.49%) Automotive
6 15 (2.62%) German Language
7 11 (1.92%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.75%) Back Office
8 10 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.57%) French Language
10 6 (1.05%) Legal
10 6 (1.05%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.70%) Cantonese Language
11 4 (0.70%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.70%) Mandarin Language
11 4 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.52%) Electronics
12 3 (0.52%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 149 (26.00%) Analyst
2 106 (18.50%) Architect
3 67 (11.69%) Business Analyst
4 53 (9.25%) Developer
5 48 (8.38%) Project Manager
6 33 (5.76%) Consultant
7 30 (5.24%) Support Analyst
8 27 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
9 26 (4.54%) Security Architect
10 18 (3.14%) Data Architect
11 17 (2.97%) 2nd Line Support
12 16 (2.79%) Infrastructure Architect
13 15 (2.62%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 15 (2.62%) Programme Manager
13 15 (2.62%) Service Analyst
14 14 (2.44%) Data Analyst
14 14 (2.44%) Retail Business Analyst
15 13 (2.27%) Coordinator
15 13 (2.27%) Network Infrastructure Architect
15 13 (2.27%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.54%) .NET
2 22 (3.84%) HTML
3 17 (2.97%) CSS
4 16 (2.79%) REST
5 15 (2.62%) jQuery
5 15 (2.62%) Spring
5 15 (2.62%) XML
6 13 (2.27%) Web Services
7 12 (2.09%) AngularJS
7 12 (2.09%) HTML5
7 12 (2.09%) J2EE
8 11 (1.92%) Node.js
9 8 (1.40%) SAML
9 8 (1.40%) SOAP
10 7 (1.22%) CSS3
10 7 (1.22%) Hibernate
10 7 (1.22%) JSON
10 7 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (1.05%) JMS
11 6 (1.05%) React
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.84%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.79%) EPoS
3 16 (2.79%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.44%) FMCG
5 13 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 13 (2.27%) User Experience
6 12 (2.09%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.09%) Driving Licence
6 12 (2.09%) Mainframe
7 10 (1.75%) IVR
8 9 (1.57%) Data Integration
9 8 (1.40%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.05%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.05%) Cryptography
11 5 (0.87%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.87%) IBM Mainframe
11 5 (0.87%) Social Media
12 4 (0.70%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.70%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 56 (9.77%) Windows
2 30 (5.24%) Linux
3 26 (4.54%) Unix
4 19 (3.32%) Apple iOS
5 18 (3.14%) Windows Server
6 12 (2.09%) Android
7 7 (1.22%) MVS
7 7 (1.22%) Windows NT
8 6 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.05%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.87%) AIX
10 3 (0.52%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.52%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.17%) CentOS
12 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (17.10%) E-Commerce
3 74 (12.91%) Project Management
4 58 (10.12%) Business Intelligence
5 49 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (7.68%) Business Analysis
7 43 (7.50%) Migration
8 38 (6.63%) Scrum
9 37 (6.46%) PRINCE2
10 36 (6.28%) ITIL
11 27 (4.71%) Change Management
12 26 (4.54%) Data Migration
13 25 (4.36%) User Acceptance Testing
14 24 (4.19%) Data Modelling
15 22 (3.84%) Analytics
16 21 (3.66%) CRM
17 20 (3.49%) TDD
18 19 (3.32%) Data Analysis
19 18 (3.14%) SOA
19 18 (3.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 50 (8.73%) SQL
2 40 (6.98%) Java
3 35 (6.11%) JavaScript
4 16 (2.79%) C#
5 10 (1.75%) PowerShell
6 9 (1.57%) C
7 6 (1.05%) PHP
7 6 (1.05%) VBScript
8 3 (0.52%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.35%) C++
9 2 (0.35%) Perl
9 2 (0.35%) Scala
9 2 (0.35%) VBA
10 1 (0.17%) ABAP
10 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.17%) Python
10 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.17%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.17%) VB
10 1 (0.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 45 (7.85%) Degree
2 20 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (3.32%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.14%) SC Cleared
5 16 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (2.62%) CCIE
7 13 (2.27%) MCSE
8 12 (2.09%) CCNP
9 11 (1.92%) PMP
10 9 (1.57%) PMI Certification
11 8 (1.40%) CRISC
12 7 (1.22%) CISMP
12 7 (1.22%) ISTQB
12 7 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (1.05%) CCNA
13 6 (1.05%) CISSP
14 4 (0.70%) CLAS
14 4 (0.70%) GIAC
14 4 (0.70%) SANS
15 3 (0.52%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.54%) SLA
2 15 (2.62%) QA
3 14 (2.44%) Data Quality
4 12 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.75%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.52%) SDET
8 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (1.05%) Docker
3 6 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.87%) vCloud
5 4 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.40%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.22%) CA Wily
3 7 (1.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 7 (1.22%) SCCM
4 5 (0.87%) AirWatch
4 5 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.70%) Puppet
6 3 (0.52%) Ansible
7 2 (0.35%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.17%) Amdocs OSS
8 1 (0.17%) Control-M
8 1 (0.17%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.17%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.17%) Netcool
8 1 (0.17%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 68 (11.87%) Microsoft
2 60 (10.47%) SAP
3 49 (8.55%) Oracle
4 29 (5.06%) Cisco
5 17 (2.97%) VMware
6 15 (2.62%) IBM
7 13 (2.27%) Ab Initio
7 13 (2.27%) Avaya
8 12 (2.09%) Citrix
8 12 (2.09%) Google
9 9 (1.57%) ATG
9 9 (1.57%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.40%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.40%) Palo Alto
10 8 (1.40%) Remedy
10 8 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.22%) HP
11 7 (1.22%) JDA
11 7 (1.22%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.22%) webMethods
Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £17000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £405 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vadis People
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + company benefits + WLB
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago