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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
England / South East
Rank 53 57 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Retail 245 267 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.37% 3.20% 2.76%
As % of the General category 10.21% 9.19% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 123 145
Median daily rate £450 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £595 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
- -16.26%

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
2399 2905 3101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.04% 34.79% 33.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1280 1547 1677
Median daily rate £415 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 120 92
Median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +41.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.66 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +13 90 £450 +12.50% 17
Hampshire +16 53 £463 +32.14% 25
Buckinghamshire -15 48 £510 +24.39% 16
Surrey +20 23 £488 +22.64% 9
Oxfordshire -5 7 £375 +4.16% 8
West Sussex +8 6 £346 - 4
East Sussex +10 5 £394 -4.48% 4
Kent -6 4 £344 -27.63% 6
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 133 (23.21%) Finance
2 108 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (17.80%) E-Commerce
4 69 (12.04%) Project Management
5 60 (10.47%) SAP
6 57 (9.95%) Microsoft
6 57 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 56 (9.77%) Oracle
8 54 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
9 49 (8.55%) SQL
9 49 (8.55%) Windows
9 49 (8.55%) Degree
10 45 (7.85%) Telecoms
11 44 (7.68%) Marketing
12 42 (7.33%) MS Excel
13 40 (6.98%) PRINCE2
13 40 (6.98%) Business Analysis
14 37 (6.46%) Scrum
15 36 (6.28%) Migration
15 36 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
16 35 (6.11%) Java
17 34 (5.93%) Banking
18 32 (5.58%) Active Directory
19 31 (5.41%) Cisco
19 31 (5.41%) SQL Server
19 31 (5.41%) .NET
20 30 (5.24%) JavaScript
21 29 (5.06%) Data Modelling
22 28 (4.89%) Change Management
23 27 (4.71%) ITIL

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 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.92%) CMS
3 6 (1.05%) Confluence
3 6 (1.05%) JBoss
3 6 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (1.05%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.87%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.52%) IIS
5 3 (0.52%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.52%) SAS
6 2 (0.35%) Apache
6 2 (0.35%) Drupal
6 2 (0.35%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.35%) nginx
6 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (7.33%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.32%) MS Office
3 15 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.70%) MS Project
5 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (3.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (2.44%) SAP Retail
3 7 (1.22%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.70%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.52%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.35%) SAP hybris
6 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.17%) BASE24
7 1 (0.17%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.17%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.17%) StreamServe
7 1 (0.17%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.27%) Office 365
3 10 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.70%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.52%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.17%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.17%) CallidusCloud
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) Force.com
6 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.17%) PaaS
6 1 (0.17%) SaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.97%) MPLS
2 14 (2.44%) Firewall
3 10 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (1.57%) NetScaler
5 8 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (1.22%) Wireless
7 6 (1.05%) DNS
7 6 (1.05%) Network Security
7 6 (1.05%) VoIP
8 5 (0.87%) DHCP
8 5 (0.87%) WAN
9 4 (0.70%) Internet
9 4 (0.70%) LDAP
10 3 (0.52%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.35%) 3G
11 2 (0.35%) ADSL
11 2 (0.35%) ATM
11 2 (0.35%) Broadband
11 2 (0.35%) Intranet
11 2 (0.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.57%) Big Data
4 9 (1.57%) Power BI
5 8 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.22%) DB2
6 7 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.22%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.05%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.05%) MySQL
8 5 (0.87%) SAP HANA
9 4 (0.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.70%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.70%) Redis
9 4 (0.70%) SAP BW
9 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 19 (3.32%) JIRA
2 16 (2.79%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.09%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.75%) Cucumber
4 10 (1.75%) Selenium
5 6 (1.05%) SoapUI
5 6 (1.05%) Subversion
6 5 (0.87%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.70%) JUnit
8 3 (0.52%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.52%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.35%) Ant
9 2 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.35%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.35%) Gradle
9 2 (0.35%) Hudson
9 2 (0.35%) Moq
9 2 (0.35%) ProC
9 2 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 133 (23.21%) Finance
2 45 (7.85%) Telecoms
3 44 (7.68%) Marketing
4 34 (5.93%) Banking
5 22 (3.84%) Automotive
6 16 (2.79%) German Language
7 12 (2.09%) Legal
8 10 (1.75%) French Language
8 10 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.57%) Back Office
10 6 (1.05%) Billing
10 6 (1.05%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.05%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.87%) Publishing
12 4 (0.70%) Electronics
12 4 (0.70%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.52%) Cantonese Language
13 3 (0.52%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.52%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 147 (25.65%) Analyst
2 107 (18.67%) Architect
3 68 (11.87%) Business Analyst
4 57 (9.95%) Developer
5 45 (7.85%) Project Manager
6 37 (6.46%) Consultant
7 27 (4.71%) Security Architect
7 27 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
8 22 (3.84%) Support Analyst
9 18 (3.14%) Data Architect
10 16 (2.79%) Infrastructure Architect
11 15 (2.62%) Data Analyst
11 15 (2.62%) Retail Business Analyst
11 15 (2.62%) Service Analyst
12 14 (2.44%) Coordinator
13 13 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support
13 13 (2.27%) IT Manager
13 13 (2.27%) Network Infrastructure Architect
13 13 (2.27%) Network Security Architect
13 13 (2.27%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.41%) .NET
2 19 (3.32%) XML
3 18 (3.14%) CSS
4 17 (2.97%) jQuery
5 16 (2.79%) HTML
6 15 (2.62%) J2EE
6 15 (2.62%) Web Services
7 13 (2.27%) REST
7 13 (2.27%) Spring
8 10 (1.75%) AngularJS
8 10 (1.75%) Node.js
8 10 (1.75%) SAML
9 8 (1.40%) ASP.NET
9 8 (1.40%) HTML5
9 8 (1.40%) SOAP
10 7 (1.22%) CSS3
10 7 (1.22%) JSON
10 7 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (1.05%) Hibernate
11 6 (1.05%) React
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.84%) Management Information System
3 17 (2.97%) EPoS
3 17 (2.97%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.44%) FMCG
4 14 (2.44%) User Experience
5 13 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.27%) Driving Licence
6 10 (1.75%) IVR
7 8 (1.40%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.40%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.22%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.22%) Social Media
9 5 (0.87%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.87%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.87%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.70%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (0.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 49 (8.55%) Windows
2 27 (4.71%) Linux
3 26 (4.54%) Unix
4 19 (3.32%) Apple iOS
5 16 (2.79%) Windows Server
6 12 (2.09%) Android
7 5 (0.87%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.87%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.70%) MVS
8 4 (0.70%) Windows CE
8 4 (0.70%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.52%) CentOS
10 2 (0.35%) AIX
10 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (17.80%) E-Commerce
3 69 (12.04%) Project Management
4 57 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (6.98%) Business Analysis
6 40 (6.98%) PRINCE2
7 37 (6.46%) Scrum
8 36 (6.28%) Migration
9 29 (5.06%) Data Modelling
10 28 (4.89%) Change Management
11 27 (4.71%) ITIL
12 25 (4.36%) CRM
13 23 (4.01%) Data Analysis
14 22 (3.84%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (3.66%) Data Migration
15 21 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (3.49%) Analytics
16 20 (3.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 20 (3.49%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 49 (8.55%) SQL
2 35 (6.11%) Java
3 30 (5.24%) JavaScript
4 15 (2.62%) C#
5 11 (1.92%) C
6 10 (1.75%) PowerShell
7 9 (1.57%) VBScript
8 6 (1.05%) PHP
8 6 (1.05%) PL/SQL
9 5 (0.87%) ABAP
10 3 (0.52%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.52%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.35%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.35%) C++
11 2 (0.35%) Perl
11 2 (0.35%) Scala
11 2 (0.35%) VBA
12 1 (0.17%) Python
12 1 (0.17%) VB
12 1 (0.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 49 (8.55%) Degree
2 21 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (3.32%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (2.44%) CCIE
7 13 (2.27%) MCSE
8 12 (2.09%) CCNP
9 10 (1.75%) CRISC
9 10 (1.75%) PMI Certification
10 9 (1.57%) CISMP
11 8 (1.40%) PMP
12 7 (1.22%) APMP
13 6 (1.05%) CIPD
13 6 (1.05%) CISSP
14 5 (0.87%) CCNA
14 5 (0.87%) ISEB
15 4 (0.70%) CLAS
15 4 (0.70%) GIAC
15 4 (0.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.62%) Data Quality
2 14 (2.44%) SLA
3 13 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.92%) QA
5 9 (1.57%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.87%) GDPR
7 4 (0.70%) P3O
7 4 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.52%) SDET
9 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.17%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (5.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.22%) vCloud
3 7 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.70%) Docker
4 4 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.35%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (1.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 8 (1.40%) AirWatch
3 6 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.87%) SCCM
4 5 (0.87%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.70%) CA Wily
5 4 (0.70%) Puppet
6 2 (0.35%) Ansible
6 2 (0.35%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.17%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (0.17%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.17%) Consul
7 1 (0.17%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.17%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.17%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.17%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.17%) Terraform
7 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 60 (10.47%) SAP
2 57 (9.95%) Microsoft
3 56 (9.77%) Oracle
4 31 (5.41%) Cisco
5 20 (3.49%) VMware
6 15 (2.62%) Citrix
6 15 (2.62%) IBM
7 12 (2.09%) Avaya
7 12 (2.09%) Google
8 11 (1.92%) ATG
9 10 (1.75%) CheckPoint
9 10 (1.75%) Palo Alto
10 9 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.40%) Ab Initio
12 7 (1.22%) Adobe
12 7 (1.22%) JDA
13 6 (1.05%) HP
13 6 (1.05%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.05%) ServiceNow
14 5 (0.87%) Apple
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