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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 - 13
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 5.13% - 2.08%
As % of the General category 50.00% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £458 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -57.33% +134.37%  

Retail is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4 3 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 10.26% 11.54% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 10
Median daily rate £450 - £205
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £8.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -79.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Retail as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 25 June 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 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics 365

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 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle