The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 3.13% - -
As % of the General category 10.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £22.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year
-40.34% -46.01%
Retail
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the St Albans region.

General Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 31.25% 21.74% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £350 - £268
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.06 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

The demand trend of contract jobs across the St Albans region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the St Albans region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the St Albans region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 27 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 St Albans region with a requirement for Retail.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) MSMQ
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Teradata
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce Architect
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) MSMQ
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Teradata