Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 25 44
Rank change year-on-year -2 +19 -10
Contract jobs citing Retail 209 221 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.43% 6.05% 3.95%
As % of the General category 14.26% 13.62% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 92 74
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £303 £180 £350
90th Percentile £586 £595 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - £16.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.67% -
South East median hourly rate £21.25 £16.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year +32.81% +20.75% -17.19%

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 1,466 1,623 1,909
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 38.07% 44.43% 39.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 652 848
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £210 £220
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 52 53
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £15.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.08% -4.55% +0.76%
10th Percentile £14.05 £12.05 £10.65
90th Percentile £49.50 £35.18 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £22.38 £25.00
% change year-on-year +45.25% -10.50% +19.05%

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 21 June 2018.

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 21 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
Bracknell 0 60 £305 -28.24% 13
Reading +13 56 £450 - 19
Newbury -14 22 £363 +15.08%
Maidenhead -16 9 £413 +112.90%
Slough -1 8 £400 -8.57% 5
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 53 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (24.88%) Finance
3 43 (20.57%) Telecoms
4 41 (19.62%) Project Management
5 36 (17.22%) E-Commerce
6 32 (15.31%) Business Analysis
7 28 (13.40%) DevOps
8 27 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
9 24 (11.48%) HTML
10 23 (11.00%) JavaScript
10 23 (11.00%) CSS
10 23 (11.00%) Programme Management
11 22 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (10.53%) Java
12 20 (9.57%) Logistics
12 20 (9.57%) PMO
13 18 (8.61%) React
13 18 (8.61%) Degree
13 18 (8.61%) HTML5
14 17 (8.13%) JIRA
14 17 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (8.13%) Front End Development
14 17 (8.13%) CSS3
14 17 (8.13%) Migration
15 16 (7.66%) PMI Certification
15 16 (7.66%) Waterfall
16 15 (7.18%) Microsoft
16 15 (7.18%) SAP
17 14 (6.70%) Eclipse
17 14 (6.70%) Marketing

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 7 (3.35%) CMS
2 5 (2.39%) Liferay
3 4 (1.91%) Confluence
4 3 (1.44%) IIS
5 2 (0.96%) SAS
6 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.48%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.48%) Documentum
6 1 (0.48%) Drupal
6 1 (0.48%) FileNet
6 1 (0.48%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.48%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.48%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.83%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.35%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.44%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.48%) GIMP
6 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.83%) BusinessWare
2 6 (2.87%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (2.39%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.96%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.48%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.48%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.70%) SaaS
2 12 (5.74%) PaaS
3 10 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.44%) IaaS
6 2 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.96%) Serverless
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.48%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.39%) Firewall
2 4 (1.91%) Cisco ISE
2 4 (1.91%) LAN
2 4 (1.91%) WAN
2 4 (1.91%) Wireless
3 3 (1.44%) NetScaler
4 2 (0.96%) HTTP
4 2 (0.96%) Internet
4 2 (0.96%) Network Security
4 2 (0.96%) Skype
4 2 (0.96%) SSL
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.48%) DHCP
5 1 (0.48%) DNS
5 1 (0.48%) IPsec
5 1 (0.48%) MPLS
5 1 (0.48%) SMS
5 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.96%) Big Data
2 2 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.48%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.48%) DB2
3 1 (0.48%) GIS
3 1 (0.48%) Lumira
3 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.48%) MySQL
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.48%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.48%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (8.13%) JIRA
2 14 (6.70%) Eclipse
3 11 (5.26%) Subversion
4 8 (3.83%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.39%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.39%) JUnit
5 5 (2.39%) Maven
6 4 (1.91%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.91%) Gradle
6 4 (1.91%) IntelliJ
6 4 (1.91%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.44%) JMeter
7 3 (1.44%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.96%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.96%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.48%) Ant
9 1 (0.48%) Appium
9 1 (0.48%) JBehave
9 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.48%) Xcode
General
1 52 (24.88%) Finance
2 43 (20.57%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.70%) Marketing
4 8 (3.83%) Banking
5 5 (2.39%) Automotive
5 5 (2.39%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.44%) Billing
7 2 (0.96%) Back Office
7 2 (0.96%) German Language
7 2 (0.96%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) French Language
8 1 (0.48%) Games
8 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (17.22%) Project Manager
2 31 (14.83%) Analyst
2 31 (14.83%) Developer
3 29 (13.88%) Architect
4 18 (8.61%) Business Analyst
5 13 (6.22%) Consultant
5 13 (6.22%) React Developer
6 11 (5.26%) IT Manager
7 9 (4.31%) Programme Manager
7 9 (4.31%) Senior Developer
7 9 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (3.35%) IT Programme Manager
8 7 (3.35%) Support Analyst
8 7 (3.35%) Transformation Manager
8 7 (3.35%) Transformation Programme Manager
9 6 (2.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (2.87%) Retail Business Analyst
9 6 (2.87%) Security Architect
9 6 (2.87%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.48%) HTML
2 23 (11.00%) CSS
3 18 (8.61%) HTML5
3 18 (8.61%) React
4 17 (8.13%) CSS3
5 11 (5.26%) Web Services
6 10 (4.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (4.31%) jQuery
8 8 (3.83%) J2EE
9 7 (3.35%) AngularJS
9 7 (3.35%) REST
9 7 (3.35%) Sass
10 6 (2.87%) Spring
11 5 (2.39%) .NET
11 5 (2.39%) Backbone.js
11 5 (2.39%) Java EE
11 5 (2.39%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (1.91%) Node.js
12 4 (1.91%) RESTful
12 4 (1.91%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.70%) User Experience
3 9 (4.31%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.31%) NHS
3 9 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.39%) EPoS
5 4 (1.91%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.91%) Robotics
6 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.44%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.44%) FMCG
6 3 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.44%) IVR
6 3 (1.44%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.96%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.96%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.96%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.96%) Social Media
8 1 (0.48%) iPad
8 1 (0.48%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.26%) Windows
2 8 (3.83%) AIX
3 5 (2.39%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.91%) Linux
4 4 (1.91%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.44%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.96%) Android
6 2 (0.96%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (19.62%) Project Management
3 36 (17.22%) E-Commerce
4 32 (15.31%) Business Analysis
5 28 (13.40%) DevOps
6 27 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (11.00%) Programme Management
8 22 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (9.57%) Logistics
10 17 (8.13%) Front End Development
10 17 (8.13%) Migration
11 16 (7.66%) Waterfall
12 14 (6.70%) Programme Delivery
13 12 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (5.74%) TDD
14 11 (5.26%) SDLC
15 10 (4.78%) Supplier Relationship Management
15 10 (4.78%) Website Architecture
16 9 (4.31%) ERP
16 9 (4.31%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.00%) JavaScript
2 22 (10.53%) Java
3 6 (2.87%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.87%) SQL
4 4 (1.91%) Java 8
4 4 (1.91%) Python
5 2 (0.96%) R
5 2 (0.96%) VBA
6 1 (0.48%) C
6 1 (0.48%) C#
6 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.48%) PHP
6 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (8.61%) Degree
2 16 (7.66%) PMI Certification
3 14 (6.70%) PgMP
4 2 (0.96%) CCIE
4 2 (0.96%) CIPD
4 2 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.96%) PMP
4 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.48%) CISMP
5 1 (0.48%) CITP
5 1 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.48%) CRISC
5 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.57%) PMO
2 4 (1.91%) GDPR
3 3 (1.44%) QA
3 3 (1.44%) SLA
4 2 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.96%) IFRS
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.39%) Docker
3 2 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.48%) Firmware
4 1 (0.48%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (2.87%) Terraform
2 3 (1.44%) PingFederate
2 3 (1.44%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.48%) Ansible
3 1 (0.48%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.48%) MOM
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (7.18%) Microsoft
1 15 (7.18%) SAP
2 13 (6.22%) Oracle
3 8 (3.83%) Ab Initio
3 8 (3.83%) Vitria
3 8 (3.83%) webMethods
4 7 (3.35%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.39%) Cisco
6 4 (1.91%) Adobe
6 4 (1.91%) HP
6 4 (1.91%) IBM
6 4 (1.91%) Meraki
7 3 (1.44%) Blue Prism
7 3 (1.44%) Genesys
7 3 (1.44%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.96%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.96%) Dynatrace
8 2 (0.96%) Juniper
8 2 (0.96%) SOASTA, Inc
8 2 (0.96%) VMware