Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 26 49
Rank change year-on-year -5 +23 -12
Contract jobs citing Retail 205 225 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.08% 5.82% 3.64%
As % of the General category 13.55% 13.87% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 112 77
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -22.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £106 £325
90th Percentile £606 £575 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.88% +14.29% -52.94%
10th Percentile £11.25 £15.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £13.75 £16.50 £21.00
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +14.29%

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 1,513 1,622 1,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 37.51% 41.92% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 674 833
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £257 £213 £213
90th Percentile £581 £575 £559
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 58
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% -13.16% +16.03%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.10 £10.89
90th Percentile £48.50 £41.50 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £26.93 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +5.62% -7.27% +44.74%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -4 63 £300 -31.43% 3
Reading +26 59 £450 - 33
Newbury -27 12 £356 +13.10% 3
Maidenhead -4 10 £413 +106.25% 1
Slough +2 9 £400 +280.95% 2
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 51 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (22.93%) Finance
3 46 (22.44%) Telecoms
4 40 (19.51%) Project Management
5 33 (16.10%) E-Commerce
6 27 (13.17%) Business Analysis
7 26 (12.68%) DevOps
8 23 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (10.24%) Java
10 20 (9.76%) HTML
11 19 (9.27%) CSS
11 19 (9.27%) Programme Management
12 18 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (8.78%) JavaScript
12 18 (8.78%) Front End Development
13 17 (8.29%) Logistics
13 17 (8.29%) JIRA
13 17 (8.29%) Degree
14 16 (7.80%) React
14 16 (7.80%) HTML5
15 15 (7.32%) CSS3
15 15 (7.32%) PMO
15 15 (7.32%) Marketing
16 14 (6.83%) Eclipse
16 14 (6.83%) PMI Certification
17 13 (6.34%) Microsoft
17 13 (6.34%) SAP
17 13 (6.34%) Programme Delivery
17 13 (6.34%) User Experience
17 13 (6.34%) Analytical Skills

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 (3.41%) CMS
2 3 (1.46%) Confluence
2 3 (1.46%) IIS
2 3 (1.46%) nginx
3 1 (0.49%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.49%) SAS
3 1 (0.49%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.93%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (2.93%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.46%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.49%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 8 (3.90%) BusinessWare
2 5 (2.44%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (1.46%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.49%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.49%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.49%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (5.37%) SaaS
2 9 (4.39%) PaaS
3 8 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.46%) G Suite
4 3 (1.46%) IaaS
5 2 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.98%) Serverless
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.49%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.93%) Firewall
2 2 (0.98%) LAN
2 2 (0.98%) Skype
2 2 (0.98%) WAN
3 1 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.49%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (0.49%) DMZ
3 1 (0.49%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.49%) Network Security
3 1 (0.49%) SMS
3 1 (0.49%) SSL
3 1 (0.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.44%) Big Data
2 3 (1.46%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.49%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.49%) DB2
4 1 (0.49%) GIS
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.49%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (8.29%) JIRA
2 14 (6.83%) Eclipse
3 11 (5.37%) Subversion
4 7 (3.41%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.95%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.95%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.95%) JUnit
5 4 (1.95%) Maven
6 3 (1.46%) Axure RP
6 3 (1.46%) Gradle
6 3 (1.46%) IntelliJ
6 3 (1.46%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.98%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.98%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.49%) Appium
8 1 (0.49%) JBehave
8 1 (0.49%) JMeter
8 1 (0.49%) Selenium
8 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (22.93%) Finance
2 46 (22.44%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.32%) Marketing
4 8 (3.90%) Banking
5 6 (2.93%) Billing
6 5 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.95%) Automotive
8 2 (0.98%) Back Office
9 1 (0.49%) French Language
9 1 (0.49%) Games
9 1 (0.49%) German Language
9 1 (0.49%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.49%) Legal
9 1 (0.49%) Retail Finance
9 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (20.49%) Analyst
2 30 (14.63%) Developer
2 30 (14.63%) Project Manager
3 23 (11.22%) Architect
4 19 (9.27%) Business Analyst
5 15 (7.32%) React Developer
6 14 (6.83%) Support Analyst
7 13 (6.34%) Consultant
8 10 (4.88%) IT Manager
8 10 (4.88%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 8 (3.90%) Programme Manager
10 8 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.41%) Cloud Engineer
12 6 (2.93%) Designer
12 6 (2.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 6 (2.93%) Senior React Developer
12 6 (2.93%) Technical Leader
12 6 (2.93%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.76%) HTML
2 19 (9.27%) CSS
3 16 (7.80%) HTML5
3 16 (7.80%) React
4 15 (7.32%) CSS3
5 11 (5.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (3.41%) REST
7 5 (2.44%) jQuery
7 5 (2.44%) Node.js
8 4 (1.95%) J2EE
8 4 (1.95%) Sass
8 4 (1.95%) Spring
8 4 (1.95%) Web Services
9 3 (1.46%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.46%) JSF
9 3 (1.46%) SOAP
9 3 (1.46%) Spring Boot
9 3 (1.46%) Spring MVC
9 3 (1.46%) Struts
9 3 (1.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (6.34%) User Experience
2 12 (5.85%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.39%) Blackberry
4 8 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.41%) EPoS
6 5 (2.44%) IVR
7 4 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.95%) Robotics
8 3 (1.46%) BYOD
8 3 (1.46%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.46%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.98%) FMCG
9 2 (0.98%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.98%) Social Media
9 2 (0.98%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.49%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.49%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.90%) AIX
2 7 (3.41%) Linux
3 6 (2.93%) Windows
4 3 (1.46%) Unix
4 3 (1.46%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (19.51%) Project Management
3 33 (16.10%) E-Commerce
4 27 (13.17%) Business Analysis
5 26 (12.68%) DevOps
6 23 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (9.27%) Programme Management
8 18 (8.78%) Front End Development
8 18 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (8.29%) Logistics
10 13 (6.34%) Programme Delivery
10 13 (6.34%) Waterfall
11 12 (5.85%) Incident Management
11 12 (5.85%) Migration
12 11 (5.37%) Analytics
12 11 (5.37%) Risk Management
12 11 (5.37%) Website Architecture
13 10 (4.88%) ITIL
13 10 (4.88%) Quality Management
14 9 (4.39%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.24%) Java
2 18 (8.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.44%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.95%) SQL
5 3 (1.46%) Java 8
5 3 (1.46%) Python
6 1 (0.49%) C
6 1 (0.49%) PHP
6 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (8.29%) Degree
2 14 (6.83%) PMI Certification
3 13 (6.34%) PgMP
4 2 (0.98%) MBA
4 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.49%) CISMP
5 1 (0.49%) CITP
5 1 (0.49%) CRISC
5 1 (0.49%) ISEB
5 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.49%) PMP
5 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.32%) PMO
2 9 (4.39%) SLA
3 6 (2.93%) QA
4 1 (0.49%) GDPR
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.93%) Docker
3 1 (0.49%) vCloud
3 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.39%) Terraform
2 4 (1.95%) Ansible
3 3 (1.46%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.46%) PingFederate
3 3 (1.46%) Salt
3 3 (1.46%) SCCM
4 2 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.49%) Netcool
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (6.34%) Microsoft
1 13 (6.34%) SAP
2 12 (5.85%) Oracle
3 9 (4.39%) Ab Initio
4 8 (3.90%) Vitria
4 8 (3.90%) webMethods
5 5 (2.44%) Cisco
6 4 (1.95%) Adobe
6 4 (1.95%) Google
6 4 (1.95%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.95%) VMware
7 3 (1.46%) Citrix
7 3 (1.46%) Genesys
7 3 (1.46%) IBM
8 2 (0.98%) Blue Prism
8 2 (0.98%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.98%) Palo Alto
8 2 (0.98%) Twitter
9 1 (0.49%) hybris
9 1 (0.49%) ServiceNow