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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 5 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Retail 17 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 15.18% 36.08% 14.29%
As % of the General category 36.17% 68.63% 51.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 10
Median daily rate £469 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £350 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -45.17%

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
47 51 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 41.96% 52.58% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 16
Median daily rate £450 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £320 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £720
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.44%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 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 Watford region with a requirement for Retail.

1 15 (41.67%) E-Commerce
2 12 (33.33%) Finance
3 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) Change Management
5 9 (25.00%) Project Management
5 9 (25.00%) SQL
5 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (22.22%) Supplier Management
6 8 (22.22%) WebSphere
6 8 (22.22%) Time Management
7 7 (19.44%) Oracle
8 6 (16.67%) HTML
9 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
9 5 (13.89%) XML
9 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
9 5 (13.89%) IBM
9 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
9 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
9 5 (13.89%) Programme Management
10 4 (11.11%) Appium
10 4 (11.11%) Coaching
10 4 (11.11%) DbVisualizer
10 4 (11.11%) hybris
10 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
10 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
10 4 (11.11%) Gherkin
10 4 (11.11%) Document Management
10 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (11.11%) System Testing
10 4 (11.11%) 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 8 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.78%) NServiceBus
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
1 4 (11.11%) MS Project
2 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Magento
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.78%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) DB2
1 4 (11.11%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.78%) DataStage
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Appium
1 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.11%) JIRA
1 4 (11.11%) Selenium
1 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
1 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce Manager
4 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce Programme Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Programme Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Tester
5 4 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Process Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 4 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 3 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Project Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) XML
3 4 (11.11%) Gherkin
3 4 (11.11%) J2EE
3 4 (11.11%) Web Services
4 3 (8.33%) Middleware
5 2 (5.56%) CSS
6 1 (2.78%) .NET
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.78%) Ajax
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.78%) jQuery
6 1 (2.78%) JSON
6 1 (2.78%) Kendo UI
6 1 (2.78%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.78%) SOAP
6 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) EPoS
4 1 (2.78%) Blog
4 1 (2.78%) RIA
4 1 (2.78%) Social Media
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) E-Commerce
2 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Change Management
4 9 (25.00%) Project Management
5 8 (22.22%) Supplier Management
5 8 (22.22%) Time Management
6 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.89%) Programme Management
6 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
6 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Coaching
7 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.11%) Document Management
7 4 (11.11%) System Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.33%) ETL
8 3 (8.33%) SDLC
8 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) IBM
3 4 (11.11%) hybris
4 3 (8.33%) NGA Human Resources
5 2 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) Google
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) Workday