Period
to 22 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 11 16
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5 -10
Contract jobs citing Retail 114 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.10% 9.44% 7.63%
As % of the General category 50.22% 30.95% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 56 43
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.21% -2.17% -6.98%
10th Percentile £321 £105 £211
90th Percentile £584 £579 £606
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £426
% change year-on-year - +5.76% +2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year -35.56% +125.00% -

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 227 168 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 36.03% 30.49% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 114 108
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.41% -1.39%
10th Percentile £320 £203 £204
90th Percentile £584 £586 £606
East of England median daily rate £450 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 31
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £23.75 £11.33 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +109.62% -69.79% +45.63%
10th Percentile £15.13 £10.71 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.64 £14.00 £50.59
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £26.13
% change year-on-year +16.67% +14.83% +24.61%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Bedfordshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Bedfordshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Bedfordshire

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Bedfordshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +5 67 £450 +100.00% 13
Dunstable +6 7 £270 -48.57% 2
Bedford -1 1 £475 +4.97%
Retail
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 54 (47.37%) E-Commerce
2 31 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.18%) Information Security
4 21 (18.42%) Finance
4 21 (18.42%) JIRA
5 20 (17.54%) Migration
6 19 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (15.79%) Confluence
7 18 (15.79%) Java
8 17 (14.91%) Data Modelling
9 16 (14.04%) Web Services
9 16 (14.04%) Security Architecture
9 16 (14.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (13.16%) Use Case
10 15 (13.16%) TDD
10 15 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (12.28%) Change Management
11 14 (12.28%) RIA
12 13 (11.40%) QA
12 13 (11.40%) Selenium
12 13 (11.40%) WebDriver
12 13 (11.40%) Cucumber
12 13 (11.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (11.40%) Test Automation
12 13 (11.40%) SQL
12 13 (11.40%) Jenkins
12 13 (11.40%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (10.53%) Management Information System
13 12 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (10.53%) TOGAF

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 18 (15.79%) Confluence
2 5 (4.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.51%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.88%) CMS
4 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.39%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (0.88%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.02%) SaaS
3 6 (5.26%) IaaS
4 5 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.51%) Google App Engine
5 4 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.51%) Sauce Labs
6 2 (1.75%) PaaS
6 2 (1.75%) Taleo
7 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.89%) Internet
2 3 (2.63%) LAN
2 3 (2.63%) WAN
3 2 (1.75%) Skype
4 1 (0.88%) Firewall
4 1 (0.88%) Network Security
4 1 (0.88%) VPN
4 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
1 4 (3.51%) Redis
2 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.88%) MySQL
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (18.42%) JIRA
2 13 (11.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 13 (11.40%) Cucumber
2 13 (11.40%) Jenkins
2 13 (11.40%) Selenium
2 13 (11.40%) WebDriver
3 11 (9.65%) TeamCity
4 9 (7.89%) Ant
4 9 (7.89%) JBehave
4 9 (7.89%) JUnit
4 9 (7.89%) Maven
4 9 (7.89%) SoapUI
4 9 (7.89%) SpecFlow
4 9 (7.89%) TestNG
5 6 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.51%) Appium
6 4 (3.51%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.75%) Protractor
General
1 21 (18.42%) Finance
2 7 (6.14%) Marketing
3 5 (4.39%) Banking
3 5 (4.39%) Games
4 4 (3.51%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (2.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (26.32%) Analyst
2 22 (19.30%) Business Analyst
3 20 (17.54%) Architect
4 13 (11.40%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (8.77%) Project Manager
6 9 (7.89%) Developer
7 8 (7.02%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (7.02%) Technical Business Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) Consultant
8 7 (6.14%) Developer in Test
8 7 (6.14%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Data Business Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) PMO Planner
9 6 (5.26%) Security Consultant
9 6 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (4.39%) Designer
10 5 (4.39%) Security Engineer
11 4 (3.51%) Automation Tester
11 4 (3.51%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.04%) Web Services
2 10 (8.77%) Middleware
2 10 (8.77%) REST
2 10 (8.77%) SOAP
3 5 (4.39%) JMS
4 4 (3.51%) CSS
4 4 (3.51%) HTML
4 4 (3.51%) HTML5
5 3 (2.63%) CSS3
6 2 (1.75%) WCF
7 1 (0.88%) Java EE
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.88%) Servlets
7 1 (0.88%) Spring
7 1 (0.88%) XML
7 1 (0.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) RIA
2 12 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.89%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.51%) User Experience
5 3 (2.63%) EPoS
5 3 (2.63%) Social Media
6 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.75%) FMCG
7 1 (0.88%) BYOD
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.88%) IVR
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.88%) NHS
7 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.77%) Android
1 10 (8.77%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.39%) Linux
2 5 (4.39%) Windows
3 4 (3.51%) AIX
3 4 (3.51%) Mac OS X
3 4 (3.51%) Solaris
3 4 (3.51%) Unix
4 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (47.37%) E-Commerce
2 31 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.18%) Information Security
4 20 (17.54%) Migration
5 19 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (14.91%) Data Modelling
7 16 (14.04%) Security Architecture
7 16 (14.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (13.16%) TDD
8 15 (13.16%) Use Case
9 14 (12.28%) Change Management
10 13 (11.40%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (11.40%) Test Automation
11 12 (10.53%) TOGAF
12 11 (9.65%) Data Flow Diagram
12 11 (9.65%) ITIL
12 11 (9.65%) SOA
12 11 (9.65%) Waterfall
13 10 (8.77%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.79%) Java
2 13 (11.40%) SQL
3 11 (9.65%) C#
4 9 (7.89%) Perl
4 9 (7.89%) Python
4 9 (7.89%) Ruby
5 4 (3.51%) Apple Swift
6 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) CISSP
2 9 (7.89%) Degree
3 8 (7.02%) CISM
4 5 (4.39%) CISA
4 5 (4.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.75%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.40%) QA
2 9 (7.89%) GDPR
2 9 (7.89%) PCI DSS
3 7 (6.14%) PMO
4 5 (4.39%) COBIT
4 5 (4.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Docker
1 4 (3.51%) vCloud
1 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.51%) vSphere
2 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (7.89%) Atlassian
2 7 (6.14%) Oracle
3 5 (4.39%) SAP
4 4 (3.51%) ForeScout
4 4 (3.51%) Google
4 4 (3.51%) Lumesse
4 4 (3.51%) Splunk
4 4 (3.51%) Thycotic
4 4 (3.51%) TIBCO
4 4 (3.51%) VMware
5 3 (2.63%) Adobe
5 3 (2.63%) Cisco
5 3 (2.63%) Workday
6 2 (1.75%) Avaya
6 2 (1.75%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.75%) VocaLink
7 1 (0.88%) hybris
7 1 (0.88%) Intershop
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.88%) Talend