The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 6 1 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing Retail 19 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 18.10% 31.78% 9.21%
As % of the General category 43.18% 61.82% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 7
Median daily rate £425 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £313 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £560 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £409
% change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
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 Watford region.

General Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
44 55 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 41.90% 51.40% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 40 20
Median daily rate £460 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £221 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +12.24%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Watford region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 8 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 Watford region with a requirement for Retail.

1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 17 (34.69%) E-Commerce
3 13 (26.53%) SQL
3 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
6 8 (16.33%) HTML
6 8 (16.33%) Java
7 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 7 (14.29%) XML
7 7 (14.29%) Change Management
7 7 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 6 (12.24%) Supplier Management
8 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
8 6 (12.24%) JIRA
8 6 (12.24%) Selenium
8 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
8 6 (12.24%) J2EE
8 6 (12.24%) Oracle
8 6 (12.24%) MS Project
8 6 (12.24%) MS Office
8 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
8 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
8 6 (12.24%) Cucumber
9 5 (10.20%) SoapUI
9 5 (10.20%) hybris
9 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.20%) Magento

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.16%) Apache
3 4 (8.16%) NServiceBus
4 3 (6.12%) IIS
4 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Office
1 6 (12.24%) MS Project
2 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.08%) 3ds Max
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Magento
2 1 (2.04%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Office 365
3 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.08%) IaaS
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) PaaS
3 2 (4.08%) SaaS
4 1 (2.04%) CloudFront
4 1 (2.04%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) ATM
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) DB2
1 5 (10.20%) DbVisualizer
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Cucumber
1 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
1 6 (12.24%) JIRA
1 6 (12.24%) Selenium
2 5 (10.20%) Appium
2 5 (10.20%) SoapUI
2 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.08%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) Ant
4 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Analyst
2 10 (20.41%) Business Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Automation Tester
5 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce Manager
5 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce Programme Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Java Automation Tester
5 5 (10.20%) Programme Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 5 (10.20%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (10.20%) Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Retail Business Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.12%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) HTML
2 7 (14.29%) XML
3 6 (12.24%) J2EE
4 5 (10.20%) Gherkin
4 5 (10.20%) Web Services
5 4 (8.16%) .NET
5 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
5 4 (8.16%) Entity Framework
5 4 (8.16%) MSMQ
6 3 (6.12%) CSS
6 3 (6.12%) Spring
7 2 (4.08%) Ajax
7 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.08%) jQuery
7 2 (4.08%) JSON
7 2 (4.08%) Kendo UI
7 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) EPoS
3 2 (4.08%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.08%) RIA
3 2 (4.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Blog
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
4 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Unix
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) E-Commerce
2 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.29%) Change Management
3 7 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
4 6 (12.24%) Supplier Management
5 5 (10.20%) Automated Testing
5 5 (10.20%) Coaching
5 5 (10.20%) Document Management
5 5 (10.20%) Programme Management
5 5 (10.20%) Project Management
5 5 (10.20%) System Testing
5 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
5 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
5 5 (10.20%) Time Management
6 4 (8.16%) B2B
6 4 (8.16%) Change Control
6 4 (8.16%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) Java
3 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.08%) C#
5 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.04%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) hybris
2 5 (10.20%) IBM
3 4 (8.16%) HP
3 4 (8.16%) JDA
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) NGA Human Resources
5 2 (4.08%) RedPrairie
5 2 (4.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) Google