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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 2 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail 27 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 20.00% 16.13% 29.55%
As % of the General category 46.55% 58.14% 56.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 7
Median daily rate £413 £370 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £232 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £430
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 £37.50 £16.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+134.37% -48.38%
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
58 43 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 42.96% 27.74% 52.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 17 24
Median daily rate £394 £381 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.27% +5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £233 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £475 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (36.00%) XML
4 16 (32.00%) HTML
4 16 (32.00%) SQL
4 16 (32.00%) E-Commerce
5 14 (28.00%) Java
6 11 (22.00%) DB2
6 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (18.00%) J2EE
7 9 (18.00%) Unix
7 9 (18.00%) Automated Testing
7 9 (18.00%) Selenium
7 9 (18.00%) WebDriver
8 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (16.00%) QA
8 8 (16.00%) Magento
8 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (16.00%) RESTful
8 8 (16.00%) Coaching
8 8 (16.00%) Subversion
8 8 (16.00%) Document Management
8 8 (16.00%) MVC
8 8 (16.00%) Finance
9 7 (14.00%) Logistics
9 7 (14.00%) CSS
9 7 (14.00%) Oracle
9 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (14.00%) jQuery

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 4 (8.00%) JBoss
2 3 (6.00%) CMS
2 3 (6.00%) NServiceBus
3 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) 3ds Max
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Magento
2 1 (2.00%) Lawson
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) DB2
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.00%) DbVisualizer
5 3 (6.00%) MySQL
6 2 (4.00%) DataStage
6 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.00%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Selenium
1 9 (18.00%) WebDriver
2 8 (16.00%) Subversion
3 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.00%) Appium
4 5 (10.00%) PHPUnit
5 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.00%) JIRA
6 3 (6.00%) Protractor
7 2 (4.00%) Ant
7 2 (4.00%) JUnit
7 2 (4.00%) Maven
8 1 (2.00%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.00%) Xcode
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Developer
1 10 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 9 (18.00%) Automation Tester
2 9 (18.00%) Tester
3 8 (16.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 8 (16.00%) Selenium Tester
4 6 (12.00%) Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Web Automation Tester
6 4 (8.00%) Web Tester
7 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Java Automation Tester
7 3 (6.00%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) XML
2 16 (32.00%) HTML
3 9 (18.00%) J2EE
4 8 (16.00%) RESTful
5 7 (14.00%) CSS
5 7 (14.00%) jQuery
6 6 (12.00%) .NET
6 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (12.00%) JSP
6 6 (12.00%) Struts
6 6 (12.00%) Web Services
7 5 (10.00%) Behat
7 5 (10.00%) Entity Framework
7 5 (10.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (10.00%) Spring
8 4 (8.00%) Ajax
8 4 (8.00%) EJB
8 4 (8.00%) Flash
9 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (6.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.00%) User Experience
3 4 (8.00%) FMCG
3 4 (8.00%) RIA
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.00%) EPoS
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (18.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (16.00%) Coaching
4 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (16.00%) Document Management
4 8 (16.00%) MVC
4 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (14.00%) Logistics
6 6 (12.00%) B2B
6 6 (12.00%) BDD
6 6 (12.00%) User Stories
7 5 (10.00%) Re-Platforming
7 5 (10.00%) TDD
8 4 (8.00%) Scrum
8 4 (8.00%) SDLC
8 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.00%) Supplier Management
8 4 (8.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (32.00%) SQL
3 14 (28.00%) Java
4 5 (10.00%) PHP
5 4 (8.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
1 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) hybris
3 4 (8.00%) ATG
3 4 (8.00%) IBM
3 4 (8.00%) Percussion
4 3 (6.00%) Intershop
5 2 (4.00%) JDA
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.00%) Sage
Watford
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £55,000 per year fixed term contract
Posted: 9 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Free Parking + Lunch
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 11 days ago