The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 1 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 30 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 37.97% 20.37% 15.52%
As % of the General category 62.50% 40.74% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 1 5
Median daily rate £450 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £450 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £17.25 £12.17
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +41.71%
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

General Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
48 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 60.76% 50.00% 60.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 7 14
Median daily rate £425 £500 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +73.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £332 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Median hourly rate £31.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Welwyn Garden City region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for Retail.

1 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.07%) SQL
3 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 9 (16.67%) Finance
4 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (14.81%) Teradata
4 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
4 8 (14.81%) Algorithms
5 7 (12.96%) Project Management
5 7 (12.96%) Java
6 6 (11.11%) C#
6 6 (11.11%) OO
6 6 (11.11%) MATLAB
6 6 (11.11%) SDLC
6 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (9.26%) Clojure
7 5 (9.26%) BDD
7 5 (9.26%) Puppet
7 5 (9.26%) JIRA
7 5 (9.26%) QA
7 5 (9.26%) Data Structures
7 5 (9.26%) DevOps
7 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (9.26%) ATDD
7 5 (9.26%) Analytics
7 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
7 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.26%) CheckPoint
7 5 (9.26%) Python
7 5 (9.26%) OOD

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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 2 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) HFM
1 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) DNS
2 3 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (5.56%) WAN
2 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.70%) BIG-IP
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (3.70%) LAN
3 2 (3.70%) MPLS
4 1 (1.85%) ATM
4 1 (1.85%) BGP
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.85%) DWDM
4 1 (1.85%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.85%) FCoE
4 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.85%) Network Security
4 1 (1.85%) OSPF
4 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) Couchbase
2 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.26%) JIRA
3 4 (7.41%) Ant
3 4 (7.41%) Gradle
3 4 (7.41%) Maven
4 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.85%) NUnit
4 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Billing
3 2 (3.70%) Legal
3 2 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Data Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Designer
7 3 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.56%) MATLAB Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Web Services
2 3 (5.56%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) RESTful
3 2 (3.70%) CSS
3 2 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.85%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.85%) jQuery
4 1 (1.85%) React
4 1 (1.85%) REST
4 1 (1.85%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (1.85%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Algorithms
2 5 (9.26%) Data Structures
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.56%) FMCG
4 3 (5.56%) User Experience
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Copywriting
5 2 (3.70%) EPoS
6 1 (1.85%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.85%) Psychology
6 1 (1.85%) Statistics
6 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (12.96%) Project Management
5 6 (11.11%) OO
5 6 (11.11%) SDLC
6 5 (9.26%) Analytics
6 5 (9.26%) ATDD
6 5 (9.26%) BDD
6 5 (9.26%) Complexity Analysis
6 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.26%) DevOps
6 5 (9.26%) OOD
6 5 (9.26%) TDD
7 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) Data Analytics
7 4 (7.41%) UML
8 3 (5.56%) API Development
8 3 (5.56%) Business Analytics
8 3 (5.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) SQL
2 7 (12.96%) Java
3 6 (11.11%) C#
3 6 (11.11%) MATLAB
4 5 (9.26%) Clojure
4 5 (9.26%) Python
5 4 (7.41%) Go
5 4 (7.41%) Rust
5 4 (7.41%) VBA
6 3 (5.56%) PHP
6 3 (5.56%) Ruby
7 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.85%) Groovy
8 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.85%) R
8 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) ISEB
1 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.85%) ACCA
2 1 (1.85%) CCNP
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) RACF
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Puppet
2 4 (7.41%) Ansible
2 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.85%) SCCM
4 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Teradata
2 5 (9.26%) CheckPoint
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) Cisco
3 3 (5.56%) F5
3 3 (5.56%) Splunk
3 3 (5.56%) VMware
4 2 (3.70%) Adobe
4 2 (3.70%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.85%) CA
5 1 (1.85%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.85%) Omniture
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.85%) Tableau