Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail 69 124 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 12.50% 18.21% 11.74%
As % of the General category 41.07% 52.54% 39.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 109 93
Bedfordshire median daily rate £469 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.34% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £311 £310 £325
90th Percentile £606 £600 £611
East of England median daily rate £429 £433 £450
% change year-on-year -0.98% -3.78% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -44.00% -30.56% +60.00%

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 168 236 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 30.43% 34.65% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 188 133
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £311 £255
90th Percentile £596 £587 £624
East of England median daily rate £450 £433 £420
% change year-on-year +4.05% +2.98% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £30.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.96% -12.14% -
10th Percentile £17.60 £25.98 £7.88
90th Percentile £40.00 £45.01 £46.07
East of England median hourly rate £18.32 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -54.21% +29.03% -4.62%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +3 52 £470 -7.84% 12
Dunstable -6 6 £338 -
Bedford -2 1 £188 -59.02%
Retail
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 30 (43.48%) E-Commerce
2 16 (23.19%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (20.29%) Big Data
5 11 (15.94%) Scrum
6 10 (14.49%) TOGAF
6 10 (14.49%) CRM
6 10 (14.49%) Java
6 10 (14.49%) Analytics
6 10 (14.49%) hybris
7 9 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 9 (13.04%) SAP
8 8 (11.59%) Web Services
8 8 (11.59%) ITIL
8 8 (11.59%) Python
8 8 (11.59%) Project Management
8 8 (11.59%) Hadoop
8 8 (11.59%) Data Science
9 7 (10.14%) Apache Spark
9 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (10.14%) UML
9 7 (10.14%) Marketing
10 6 (8.70%) Content Management
10 6 (8.70%) Spring
10 6 (8.70%) Information Security
10 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (8.70%) Data Modelling
10 6 (8.70%) Microservices
10 6 (8.70%) SAP Hybris

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 7 (10.14%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.45%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) Luigi
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.90%) ImageReady
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.90%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.45%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.19%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (1.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) SMS
1 2 (2.90%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.45%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) Big Data
2 8 (11.59%) Hadoop
3 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.25%) Apache Hive
4 5 (7.25%) Apache Kudu
4 5 (7.25%) Impala
4 5 (7.25%) OLTP
4 5 (7.25%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.90%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.90%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.90%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (10.14%) Marketing
2 4 (5.80%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Architect
2 13 (18.84%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (11.59%) Designer
4 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Big Data Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Data Architect
6 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce Product Owner
6 4 (5.80%) Integration Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Product Owner
6 4 (5.80%) Service Design Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Service Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Service Transition Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Transition Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Email Designer
7 3 (4.35%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.35%) UX Designer
8 2 (2.90%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) Web Services
2 6 (8.70%) JPA
2 6 (8.70%) Spring
3 5 (7.25%) CSS
3 5 (7.25%) HTML
3 5 (7.25%) Kafka
3 5 (7.25%) REST
3 5 (7.25%) Spring MVC
4 3 (4.35%) HTML5
5 2 (2.90%) Adobe AIR
5 2 (2.90%) CSS3
5 2 (2.90%) Flash
5 2 (2.90%) JMS
6 1 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.45%) J2EE
6 1 (1.45%) Java EE
6 1 (1.45%) Middleware
6 1 (1.45%) MLlib
6 1 (1.45%) Servlets
6 1 (1.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) User Experience
3 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) NHS
5 2 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.45%) CCTV
6 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.45%) FMCG
6 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.45%) iSeries
6 1 (1.45%) Social Media
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Unix
2 3 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (43.48%) E-Commerce
2 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (15.94%) Scrum
5 10 (14.49%) Analytics
5 10 (14.49%) CRM
5 10 (14.49%) TOGAF
6 9 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 8 (11.59%) Data Science
7 8 (11.59%) ITIL
7 8 (11.59%) Project Management
8 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (10.14%) UML
9 6 (8.70%) Content Management
9 6 (8.70%) Data Modelling
9 6 (8.70%) Decision-Making
9 6 (8.70%) Information Security
9 6 (8.70%) Microservices
9 6 (8.70%) Service Design
10 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) Java
2 8 (11.59%) Python
3 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.90%) C
4 2 (2.90%) C++
4 2 (2.90%) Scala
5 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) APMP
1 3 (4.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (2.90%) SANS
3 1 (1.45%) CISA
3 1 (1.45%) CISM
3 1 (1.45%) CISSP
3 1 (1.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.45%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) GDPR
2 3 (4.35%) COSO
2 3 (4.35%) SLA
3 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.90%) PMO
4 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Apache Flume
1 5 (7.25%) HDFS
2 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) hybris
2 9 (13.04%) SAP
3 5 (7.25%) TIBCO
4 4 (5.80%) Avaya
5 3 (4.35%) Adobe
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle
6 2 (2.90%) ForeScout
6 2 (2.90%) IBM
6 2 (2.90%) Lumesse
6 2 (2.90%) Splunk
6 2 (2.90%) Thycotic
7 1 (1.45%) BT
7 1 (1.45%) Manugistics
7 1 (1.45%) Red Hat