Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Retailing
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 - 17
Rank change year-on-year - +17 +6
Contract jobs citing Retail 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 4.29% - 1.18%
As % of the General category 23.08% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Bedford median daily rate £465 - £538
10th Percentile £372 - £519
90th Percentile £485 - £556
Bedfordshire median daily rate £463 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +12.12% -2.94% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £10.00

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Bedford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 13 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 18.57% 14.74% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 13
Bedford median daily rate £425 £280 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.79% -6.67% -31.43%
10th Percentile £324 £200 £124
90th Percentile £488 £453 £535
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Bedford median hourly rate £23.75 £9.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +146.11% - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £32.75 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +33.67% -2.00% -3.85%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Bedford

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Retail.

1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
1 1 (33.33%) Retail-J
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (33.33%) Skype

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Change Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle