Period
to 16 November 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 16 November 2019 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 38 26
Rank change year-on-year -5 -12 +8
Contract jobs citing Retail 166 192 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.37% 4.65% 6.03%
As % of the General category 11.03% 11.63% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 91 142
Berkshire median daily rate £443 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.12% -5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £250
90th Percentile £580 £600 £686
South East median daily rate £443 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -1.67% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.50 - £12.50
10th Percentile £32.25 - £11.25
90th Percentile £34.75 - £13.75
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £25.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -10.89% +68.33% +11.11%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,505 1,651 1,698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 39.65% 40.00% 41.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 610 731
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £247 £190 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 36 62
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £26.75 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.45% +50.70% +1.43%
10th Percentile £13.05 £13.13 £10.80
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.75 £39.95
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -14.81% +42.11% -9.52%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Berkshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Berkshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Berkshire

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Berkshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 November 2019. 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
Bracknell 0 68 £324 -0.38% 4
Reading +7 39 £481 +4.62% 12
Slough +9 8 £500 +21.21% 1
Maidenhead +12 6 £363 -39.58% 6
Newbury -19 6 £418 +12.84% 4
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 39 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (19.88%) Telecoms
3 26 (15.66%) SQL
4 23 (13.86%) Scrum
5 22 (13.25%) E-Commerce
6 21 (12.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (12.05%) Finance
7 20 (12.05%) Microsoft
8 19 (11.45%) Windows
9 18 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 16 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (9.64%) ITIL
10 16 (9.64%) Active Directory
10 16 (9.64%) ITSM
10 16 (9.64%) Google
10 16 (9.64%) Android
11 15 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (7.83%) Analytics
12 13 (7.83%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (7.83%) Windows 10
12 13 (7.83%) Windows 7
12 13 (7.83%) Change Management
13 12 (7.23%) Microsoft Excel
13 12 (7.23%) SCCM
13 12 (7.23%) JIRA
13 12 (7.23%) Microservices
13 12 (7.23%) GCP
13 12 (7.23%) Project Delivery
14 11 (6.63%) Translating Business Requirements
14 11 (6.63%) Security Operations

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 10 (6.02%) Confluence
2 5 (3.01%) CICS
2 5 (3.01%) SAS
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.60%) CMS
3 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.60%) Headless CMS
3 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.60%) Liferay
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (7.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.61%) InVision
2 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.61%) Sketch
3 5 (3.01%) SPSS
4 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.60%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.01%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.81%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.60%) Magento
3 1 (0.60%) Odoo
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.60%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.60%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.60%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.60%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.60%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.23%) GCP
2 8 (4.82%) AWS
2 8 (4.82%) Azure
3 6 (3.61%) G Suite
4 5 (3.01%) Power Platform
5 4 (2.41%) Google Analytics
5 4 (2.41%) Office 365
5 4 (2.41%) SaaS
6 2 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.20%) Google Docs
6 2 (1.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 2 (1.20%) Serverless
6 2 (1.20%) Smartsheet
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.60%) Apigee
7 1 (0.60%) Asana
7 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.42%) LAN
1 9 (5.42%) WAN
2 8 (4.82%) MPLS
3 5 (3.01%) Firewall
3 5 (3.01%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (2.41%) DHCP
4 4 (2.41%) DNS
5 3 (1.81%) BIG-IP
5 3 (1.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (1.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (1.81%) Wireless
5 3 (1.81%) WLAN
6 2 (1.20%) Internet
7 1 (0.60%) BGP
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.60%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.60%) NX-OS
7 1 (0.60%) OSPF
7 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.82%) BigQuery
2 7 (4.22%) DB2
3 5 (3.01%) Base SAS
3 5 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.01%) Power BI
3 5 (3.01%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 5 (3.01%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.81%) SAP HANA
5 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.81%) SSDT
6 2 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.20%) MS Access
6 2 (1.20%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.20%) Semantic Layer
7 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.60%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.60%) Looker
Development Applications
1 12 (7.23%) JIRA
2 7 (4.22%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.01%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.81%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.20%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.20%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.20%) webpack
6 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.60%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.60%) Gradle
6 1 (0.60%) Grunt
6 1 (0.60%) gulp
6 1 (0.60%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.60%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.60%) Mocha
6 1 (0.60%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (0.60%) SonarQube
General
1 33 (19.88%) Telecoms
2 20 (12.05%) Finance
3 8 (4.82%) Marketing
4 6 (3.61%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.01%) Legal
6 4 (2.41%) Banking
7 3 (1.81%) Retail Finance
8 2 (1.20%) Automotive
8 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.20%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.60%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.60%) French Language
9 1 (0.60%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.60%) German Language
9 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 26 (15.66%) Analyst
2 20 (12.05%) Developer
3 19 (11.45%) Architect
4 16 (9.64%) Business Analyst
5 12 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (6.63%) Designer
7 9 (5.42%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.22%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.61%) COBOL Developer
9 6 (3.61%) Security Analyst
9 6 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.61%) UX Designer
10 5 (3.01%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.01%) Administrator
10 5 (3.01%) Change Manager
10 5 (3.01%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (3.01%) Network Engineer
10 5 (3.01%) Retail Business Analyst
11 4 (2.41%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.22%) CSS
1 7 (4.22%) HTML
2 6 (3.61%) Web Services
3 5 (3.01%) RESTful
4 4 (2.41%) REST
5 3 (1.81%) React
5 3 (1.81%) Sass
6 2 (1.20%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.20%) CSS3
6 2 (1.20%) HTML5
6 2 (1.20%) LESS
6 2 (1.20%) Middleware
6 2 (1.20%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.60%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.60%) JPA
7 1 (0.60%) jQuery
7 1 (0.60%) JSF
7 1 (0.60%) Spring
7 1 (0.60%) Velocity
7 1 (0.60%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.02%) User Experience
3 9 (5.42%) FMCG
4 7 (4.22%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.01%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.01%) VSAM
6 4 (2.41%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.41%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.81%) BYOD
7 3 (1.81%) iPhone
7 3 (1.81%) Replication
8 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.20%) PKI
8 2 (1.20%) PMI
8 2 (1.20%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.20%) Social Media
9 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.45%) Windows
2 16 (9.64%) Android
3 13 (7.83%) Windows 10
3 13 (7.83%) Windows 7
4 10 (6.02%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.01%) MVS
6 4 (2.41%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (13.86%) Scrum
3 22 (13.25%) E-Commerce
4 21 (12.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 16 (9.64%) ITIL
6 16 (9.64%) ITSM
6 16 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (7.83%) Analytics
7 13 (7.83%) Change Management
7 13 (7.83%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (7.23%) Microservices
8 12 (7.23%) Project Delivery
9 11 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (6.63%) Project Management
9 11 (6.63%) Security Operations
9 11 (6.63%) Translating Business Requirements
10 10 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (6.02%) Incident Management
11 9 (5.42%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.66%) SQL
2 11 (6.63%) Java
3 7 (4.22%) Python
4 6 (3.61%) COBOL
4 6 (3.61%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.01%) JCL
5 5 (3.01%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.01%) R
6 3 (1.81%) C
6 3 (1.81%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.81%) VBA
6 3 (1.81%) VBScript
7 2 (1.20%) C#
7 2 (1.20%) C++
7 2 (1.20%) Google Apps Script
7 2 (1.20%) Java 8
8 1 (0.60%) ABAP
8 1 (0.60%) LotusScript
8 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (4.82%) Degree
2 4 (2.41%) CEH
2 4 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.41%) CISSP
2 4 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.81%) CCNA
3 3 (1.81%) CIPD
4 2 (1.20%) IIBA
4 2 (1.20%) ISEB
4 2 (1.20%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.20%) MCSE
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.60%) ACCA
5 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.60%) CCA
5 1 (0.60%) CCIE
5 1 (0.60%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.61%) PMO
2 4 (2.41%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.60%) GDPR
4 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (9.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.61%) Docker
3 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.60%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (7.23%) SCCM
2 8 (4.82%) AirWatch
3 7 (4.22%) Ansible
4 5 (3.01%) Kubernetes
4 5 (3.01%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.41%) Puppet
6 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.20%) PingFederate
6 2 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.20%) vRealize
6 2 (1.20%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco CME
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.60%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.64%) Google
3 10 (6.02%) Cisco
3 10 (6.02%) SAP
4 7 (4.22%) IBM
4 7 (4.22%) Oracle
5 5 (3.01%) Ariba
5 5 (3.01%) Blue Coat
5 5 (3.01%) CheckPoint
5 5 (3.01%) Zscaler
6 4 (2.41%) F5
6 4 (2.41%) Genesys
6 4 (2.41%) HP
6 4 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.81%) Aruba
7 3 (1.81%) BT
7 3 (1.81%) Fortinet
7 3 (1.81%) Tableau
7 3 (1.81%) VMware
7 3 (1.81%) Workday