Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 81 106 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.75% 16.91% 13.09%
As % of the General category 41.33% 49.77% 41.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 96 85
Bedfordshire median daily rate £481 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.32% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £274 £275 £369
90th Percentile £602 £579 £633
East of England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £14.75 - -

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 196 213 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 33.28% 33.97% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 168 127
Bedfordshire median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -3.74%
10th Percentile £263 £309 £268
90th Percentile £588 £575 £638
East of England median daily rate £468 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 19
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.50 £22.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -38.89% -12.73%
10th Percentile £15.13 £12.13 £7.88
90th Percentile £30.00 £31.58 £48.72
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -45.45% +32.00% -23.08%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 0 52 £485 +2.11% 6
Dunstable +1 8 - -
Bedford +2 1 £188 -58.33%
Retail
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 32 (39.51%) E-Commerce
2 19 (23.46%) TOGAF
3 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (17.28%) Migration
6 12 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (14.81%) Information Security
7 11 (13.58%) Data Modelling
7 11 (13.58%) Waterfall
8 10 (12.35%) Python
8 10 (12.35%) Finance
9 9 (11.11%) SAP
9 9 (11.11%) Java
9 9 (11.11%) ITIL
9 9 (11.11%) TIBCO
9 9 (11.11%) Big Data
9 9 (11.11%) Microservices
10 8 (9.88%) Security Architecture
10 8 (9.88%) UML
10 8 (9.88%) Web Services
10 8 (9.88%) Scrum
11 7 (8.64%) SOA
11 7 (8.64%) Oracle
11 7 (8.64%) Project Management
11 7 (8.64%) CISSP
11 7 (8.64%) Degree
11 7 (8.64%) Data Integration
11 7 (8.64%) PCI DSS
11 7 (8.64%) Data Science
12 6 (7.41%) Apache Spark

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 6 (7.41%) Apache Spark
1 6 (7.41%) Confluence
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.47%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (2.47%) Luigi
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.23%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.23%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.70%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (3.70%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (3.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
1 2 (2.47%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.23%) CTI
2 1 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) Big Data
2 6 (7.41%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.70%) Amazon Athena
5 3 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (3.70%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.70%) Apache Kudu
5 3 (3.70%) Electronic Patient Records
5 3 (3.70%) Impala
5 3 (3.70%) OLTP
5 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.23%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) JIRA
2 3 (3.70%) Ant
2 3 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (3.70%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.70%) JBehave
2 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.70%) JUnit
2 3 (3.70%) Maven
2 3 (3.70%) Selenium
2 3 (3.70%) SoapUI
2 3 (3.70%) SpecFlow
2 3 (3.70%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.70%) TestNG
2 3 (3.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.23%) ER Studio
3 1 (1.23%) ERwin
3 1 (1.23%) Toad
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Marketing
3 3 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Architect
2 18 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (12.35%) Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Designer
8 3 (3.70%) Email Designer
8 3 (3.70%) Information Security Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Portfolio Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Security Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Service Design Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Service Transition Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) Web Services
2 5 (6.17%) REST
3 4 (4.94%) CSS
3 4 (4.94%) HTML
3 4 (4.94%) HTML5
4 3 (3.70%) CSS3
4 3 (3.70%) JMS
4 3 (3.70%) Kafka
4 3 (3.70%) Middleware
4 3 (3.70%) SOAP
5 2 (2.47%) Adobe AIR
5 2 (2.47%) JPA
5 2 (2.47%) MLlib
5 2 (2.47%) Spring
5 2 (2.47%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.17%) User Experience
3 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) EPoS
4 3 (3.70%) NHS
4 3 (3.70%) RIA
4 3 (3.70%) Social Media
5 2 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.23%) CCTV
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) FMCG
6 1 (1.23%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.70%) Unix
2 2 (2.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.51%) E-Commerce
2 19 (23.46%) TOGAF
3 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (17.28%) Migration
5 12 (14.81%) Information Security
5 12 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (13.58%) Data Modelling
6 11 (13.58%) Waterfall
7 9 (11.11%) ITIL
7 9 (11.11%) Microservices
8 8 (9.88%) Scrum
8 8 (9.88%) Security Architecture
8 8 (9.88%) UML
9 7 (8.64%) Data Integration
9 7 (8.64%) Data Science
9 7 (8.64%) Project Management
9 7 (8.64%) SOA
10 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (7.41%) Data Flow Diagram
10 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) Python
2 9 (11.11%) Java
3 6 (7.41%) SQL
4 3 (3.70%) C#
4 3 (3.70%) C++
4 3 (3.70%) Perl
4 3 (3.70%) Ruby
4 3 (3.70%) Scala
4 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.47%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) CISSP
1 7 (8.64%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) CISA
2 3 (3.70%) CISM
2 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (3.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (2.47%) ISSAP
3 2 (2.47%) SANS
3 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) APMP
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.23%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.94%) QA
3 3 (3.70%) COSO
3 3 (3.70%) GDPR
3 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.47%) COBIT
4 2 (2.47%) PMO
4 2 (2.47%) SLA
5 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Apache Flume
1 3 (3.70%) HDFS
2 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Oozie
2 2 (2.47%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) SAP
1 9 (11.11%) TIBCO
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle
3 6 (7.41%) hybris
4 5 (6.17%) Adobe
4 5 (6.17%) Avaya
5 4 (4.94%) ForeScout
5 4 (4.94%) Lumesse
5 4 (4.94%) Splunk
5 4 (4.94%) Thycotic
6 3 (3.70%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.47%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.47%) Workday
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco
8 1 (1.23%) Informatica
8 1 (1.23%) Intershop
8 1 (1.23%) Manugistics
8 1 (1.23%) Pega
8 1 (1.23%) Talend