Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 33 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 +19
Contract jobs citing Retail 234 204 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.43% 5.08% 5.83%
As % of the General category 13.64% 13.52% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 105 114
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +21.43% -22.22%
10th Percentile £356 £300 £107
90th Percentile £638 £604 £575
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - £12.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.88% +14.29%
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +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 1,715 1,509 1,603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 39.80% 37.59% 41.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 634 667
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £265 £263 £213
90th Percentile £613 £581 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 36 53
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +28.79% -10.81%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.53 £12.10
90th Percentile £51.20 £48.75 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £34.25 £27.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +24.55% +7.84% -7.27%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +4 132 £525 +75.00% 11
Reading -41 35 £550 +22.22% 10
Newbury +6 13 £394 +10.53%
Maidenhead -3 4 £525 +27.27% 1
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 53 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (20.94%) E-Commerce
3 44 (18.80%) Oracle
4 39 (16.67%) SQL
5 34 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (11.54%) Java
6 27 (11.54%) Scrum
7 26 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (10.26%) Telecoms
8 24 (10.26%) Oracle Retail
9 23 (9.83%) ITIL
10 20 (8.55%) Windows
10 20 (8.55%) JavaScript
11 18 (7.69%) DB2
11 18 (7.69%) Web Services
11 18 (7.69%) Microsoft
11 18 (7.69%) BDD
11 18 (7.69%) Business Analysis
11 18 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (7.26%) Unit Testing
12 17 (7.26%) REST
12 17 (7.26%) User Stories
12 17 (7.26%) Finance
12 17 (7.26%) TDD
12 17 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 16 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (6.41%) Active Directory
14 15 (6.41%) ETL
14 15 (6.41%) DevOps
14 15 (6.41%) Kanban

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 12 (5.13%) Confluence
2 11 (4.70%) SAS
3 9 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.28%) IBM Domino
4 3 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.85%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.85%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (0.85%) Liferay
5 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.43%) Apache
6 1 (0.43%) CMS
6 1 (0.43%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.43%) JBoss
6 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (4.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.28%) SPSS
4 2 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.85%) InDesign
4 2 (0.85%) InVision
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (10.26%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (1.71%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (0.85%) BusinessWare
3 2 (0.85%) Magento
3 2 (0.85%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.43%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.43%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (2.99%) Serverless
4 6 (2.56%) Amazon Kinesis
5 5 (2.14%) Office 365
6 4 (1.71%) G Suite
6 4 (1.71%) SaaS
7 3 (1.28%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.43%) BlueKai
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.99%) DNS
2 5 (2.14%) DHCP
3 4 (1.71%) SSL
4 3 (1.28%) LAN
4 3 (1.28%) WAN
5 2 (0.85%) DKIM
5 2 (0.85%) DMARC
5 2 (0.85%) Firewall
5 2 (0.85%) HTTP
5 2 (0.85%) SMTP
5 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.43%) 4G
6 1 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.43%) IPsec
6 1 (0.43%) Network Security
6 1 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.43%) SAN
6 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.43%) Wireless
6 1 (0.43%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.69%) DB2
2 13 (5.56%) Big Data
3 10 (4.27%) Hadoop
4 9 (3.85%) Power BI
5 8 (3.42%) QlikView
6 7 (2.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (2.99%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.14%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (1.28%) Base SAS
8 3 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (0.85%) Apache Ignite
9 2 (0.85%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.85%) MySQL
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.43%) MS Access
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (5.13%) JIRA
2 10 (4.27%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.42%) Mercurial
5 5 (2.14%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.14%) Subversion
6 4 (1.71%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.28%) JUnit
7 3 (1.28%) Maven
7 3 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.28%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.85%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.85%) Gradle
8 2 (0.85%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.85%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.85%) Mocha
8 2 (0.85%) ProC
8 2 (0.85%) Selenium
8 2 (0.85%) Sinon.JS
General
1 24 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.26%) Finance
3 14 (5.98%) Marketing
4 5 (2.14%) Billing
5 2 (0.85%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.43%) Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Electronics
6 1 (0.43%) French Language
6 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.43%) German Language
6 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.43%) Law
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Retail Finance
6 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 66 (28.21%) Analyst
2 33 (14.10%) Architect
3 27 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 25 (10.68%) Developer
5 24 (10.26%) Project Manager
6 17 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (7.26%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (4.70%) Consultant
7 11 (4.70%) Security Architect
8 8 (3.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (3.42%) Oracle Analyst
9 7 (2.99%) Data Analyst
9 7 (2.99%) Designer
9 7 (2.99%) Security Analyst
10 6 (2.56%) Information Specialist
10 6 (2.56%) Integration Analyst
10 6 (2.56%) Oracle Architect
10 6 (2.56%) Senior Developer
10 6 (2.56%) Service Analyst
10 6 (2.56%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.69%) Web Services
2 17 (7.26%) REST
3 10 (4.27%) AngularJS
3 10 (4.27%) HTML
4 9 (3.85%) XML
5 8 (3.42%) CSS
5 8 (3.42%) CSS3
5 8 (3.42%) Node.js
5 8 (3.42%) Sass
6 7 (2.99%) React
7 6 (2.56%) HTML5
7 6 (2.56%) LESS
8 5 (2.14%) Middleware
8 5 (2.14%) SOAP
9 4 (1.71%) .NET
9 4 (1.71%) LDAP
9 4 (1.71%) Spring
10 3 (1.28%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (1.28%) Spring Boot
10 3 (1.28%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.27%) User Experience
3 8 (3.42%) EPoS
3 8 (3.42%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (1.71%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.71%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (1.28%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.28%) PKI
6 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.85%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.43%) BYOD
7 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.43%) FMCG
7 1 (0.43%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.43%) TM Forum
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.55%) Windows
2 9 (3.85%) Android
2 9 (3.85%) Mac OS
3 8 (3.42%) Windows 10
3 8 (3.42%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.99%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.14%) Linux
6 5 (2.14%) Unix
7 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.85%) Solaris
8 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.43%) AIX
9 1 (0.43%) CentOS
9 1 (0.43%) SUSE
9 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (20.94%) E-Commerce
3 34 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (11.54%) Scrum
5 23 (9.83%) ITIL
6 18 (7.69%) BDD
6 18 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 18 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 17 (7.26%) TDD
7 17 (7.26%) Unit Testing
7 17 (7.26%) User Stories
8 16 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (6.41%) DevOps
9 15 (6.41%) ETL
9 15 (6.41%) Kanban
10 14 (5.98%) ITSM
11 13 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (5.13%) Pair Programming
13 11 (4.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.67%) SQL
2 27 (11.54%) Java
3 20 (8.55%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 13 (5.56%) Python
5 11 (4.70%) PL/SQL
5 11 (4.70%) VBScript
6 9 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.56%) C
8 4 (1.71%) C#
8 4 (1.71%) Java 8
9 3 (1.28%) R
10 2 (0.85%) C++
10 2 (0.85%) Groovy
10 2 (0.85%) Scala
11 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.43%) Korn
11 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (0.43%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (1.71%) Degree
3 3 (1.28%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (0.85%) CEH
4 2 (0.85%) CISSP
5 1 (0.43%) CCNA
5 1 (0.43%) CCNP
5 1 (0.43%) CCSA
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.43%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.43%) GIAC
5 1 (0.43%) ISEB
5 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.43%) MCSE
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.43%) OSCP
5 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.43%) PMP
5 1 (0.43%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.85%) GDPR
2 6 (2.56%) QA
3 4 (1.71%) PMO
3 4 (1.71%) SLA
4 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.85%) Docker
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (3.85%) SCCM
2 3 (1.28%) MOM
3 2 (0.85%) Ansible
3 2 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.43%) Consul
4 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.43%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.43%) PingFederate
4 1 (0.43%) Puppet
4 1 (0.43%) Terraform
4 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.43%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.43%) vRealize
4 1 (0.43%) yum
Vendors
1 44 (18.80%) Oracle
2 18 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.56%) JDA
4 10 (4.27%) Google
4 10 (4.27%) IBM
5 8 (3.42%) MicroStrategy
5 8 (3.42%) Splunk
5 8 (3.42%) Tableau
6 6 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.14%) Qualys
8 4 (1.71%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.28%) RedPrairie
9 3 (1.28%) Software AG
9 3 (1.28%) VMware
9 3 (1.28%) webMethods
9 3 (1.28%) Workday
10 2 (0.85%) Adobe
10 2 (0.85%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.85%) SAP
10 2 (0.85%) Teradata