Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 25 34
Rank change year-on-year -14 +9 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 187 245 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.35% 5.97% 5.10%
As % of the General category 11.30% 15.41% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 145 131
Berkshire median daily rate £445 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% -3.41% -2.22%
10th Percentile £250 £229 £105
90th Percentile £629 £650 £675
South East median daily rate £474 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.53% - +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - £12.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -65.75% +160.71%
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year +22.03% +9.26% -3.57%

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 1,655 1,590 1,637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 38.54% 38.75% 38.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 688 724
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £204 £250 £225
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 52 60
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £19.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.22% -6.76% -6.96%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.50 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £26.83 £20.13 £25.50
% change year-on-year +33.29% -21.08% +13.33%

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 December 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 16 December 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 +2 86 £375 -25.00% 10
Reading -21 32 £500 +53.85% 20
Newbury -7 16 £388 +10.71%
Maidenhead +1 5 £600 +4.35% 4
Slough -8 4 £413 +8.20% 7
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 54 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (19.25%) E-Commerce
3 28 (14.97%) JavaScript
4 27 (14.44%) Project Management
5 23 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (11.76%) Scrum
6 22 (11.76%) Oracle
7 20 (10.70%) Unit Testing
7 20 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (10.16%) Marketing
9 17 (9.09%) DB2
9 17 (9.09%) Web Services
9 17 (9.09%) Finance
9 17 (9.09%) React
9 17 (9.09%) User Stories
10 16 (8.56%) Front End Development
10 16 (8.56%) REST
10 16 (8.56%) SQL
10 16 (8.56%) HTML
10 16 (8.56%) TDD
11 15 (8.02%) Telecoms
11 15 (8.02%) Java
11 15 (8.02%) CSS
11 15 (8.02%) AngularJS
12 14 (7.49%) DevOps
12 14 (7.49%) BDD
12 14 (7.49%) Node.js
12 14 (7.49%) Pair Programming
13 13 (6.95%) Kanban
13 13 (6.95%) CSS3

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 (3.74%) Confluence
2 5 (2.67%) SAS
3 4 (2.14%) IBM Domino
4 3 (1.60%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.60%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.07%) Liferay
6 1 (0.53%) CMS
6 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.53%) nginx
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (3.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.07%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.07%) InDesign
5 2 (1.07%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.28%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.60%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.60%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.53%) BusinessWare
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.53%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.74%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (3.74%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (3.74%) AWS Lambda
2 7 (3.74%) Serverless
3 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.60%) G Suite
5 2 (1.07%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (1.07%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.07%) Office 365
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.53%) BlueKai
6 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.14%) LAN
1 4 (2.14%) WAN
2 3 (1.60%) DNS
2 3 (1.60%) Unified Communications
2 3 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.60%) Wireless
3 2 (1.07%) DHCP
3 2 (1.07%) Internet
4 1 (0.53%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.53%) DKIM
4 1 (0.53%) DMARC
4 1 (0.53%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.53%) SMTP
4 1 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.09%) DB2
2 9 (4.81%) Big Data
2 9 (4.81%) Hadoop
3 7 (3.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (3.74%) Power BI
4 5 (2.67%) QlikView
4 5 (2.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.07%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (1.07%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.07%) HDInsight
6 2 (1.07%) MySQL
6 2 (1.07%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.07%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (5.35%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.81%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.28%) Mercurial
4 7 (3.74%) JIRA
5 6 (3.21%) JUnit
5 6 (3.21%) Maven
6 5 (2.67%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.14%) Gradle
7 4 (2.14%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.07%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.07%) DbUnit
9 2 (1.07%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.07%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.07%) Mocha
9 2 (1.07%) Selenium
9 2 (1.07%) Sinon.JS
9 2 (1.07%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.07%) webpack
10 1 (0.53%) Subversion
General
1 19 (10.16%) Marketing
2 17 (9.09%) Finance
3 15 (8.02%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.60%) Automotive
4 3 (1.60%) Billing
5 2 (1.07%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (1.07%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.53%) Back Office
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.53%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 38 (20.32%) Developer
2 30 (16.04%) Project Manager
3 28 (14.97%) Analyst
4 15 (8.02%) Architect
5 14 (7.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 13 (6.95%) React Developer
7 10 (5.35%) Consultant
8 9 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.81%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (3.74%) Ab Initio Developer
9 7 (3.74%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.74%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.21%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (3.21%) HTML Developer
10 6 (3.21%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 6 (3.21%) Test Manager
11 5 (2.67%) Data Analyst
11 5 (2.67%) Programme Manager
11 5 (2.67%) Service Analyst
12 4 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.09%) React
1 17 (9.09%) Web Services
2 16 (8.56%) HTML
2 16 (8.56%) REST
3 15 (8.02%) AngularJS
3 15 (8.02%) CSS
4 14 (7.49%) Node.js
5 13 (6.95%) CSS3
6 12 (6.42%) HTML5
7 7 (3.74%) .NET
7 7 (3.74%) Sass
8 6 (3.21%) Spring
9 5 (2.67%) LESS
10 4 (2.14%) JSF
10 4 (2.14%) Spring MVC
10 4 (2.14%) Struts
11 3 (1.60%) RESTful
12 2 (1.07%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.07%) Middleware
12 2 (1.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.28%) EPoS
2 8 (4.28%) User Experience
3 4 (2.14%) NHS
4 3 (1.60%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.60%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.07%) Digital Signage
5 2 (1.07%) FMCG
5 2 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.07%) iPad
5 2 (1.07%) iPhone
5 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.07%) RIA
5 2 (1.07%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.53%) Clustering
6 1 (0.53%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.53%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.53%) Handset
6 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.35%) Windows
2 3 (1.60%) AIX
2 3 (1.60%) Linux
2 3 (1.60%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.07%) Android
3 2 (1.07%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.07%) MVS
3 2 (1.07%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.07%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.07%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (0.53%) CentOS
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.53%) SUSE
4 1 (0.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (19.25%) E-Commerce
3 27 (14.44%) Project Management
4 23 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (11.76%) Scrum
6 20 (10.70%) Unit Testing
7 17 (9.09%) User Stories
8 16 (8.56%) Front End Development
8 16 (8.56%) TDD
9 14 (7.49%) BDD
9 14 (7.49%) DevOps
9 14 (7.49%) Pair Programming
10 13 (6.95%) Kanban
11 12 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (5.35%) Change Management
13 10 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (5.35%) Logistics
13 10 (5.35%) Microservices
13 10 (5.35%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.97%) JavaScript
2 16 (8.56%) SQL
3 15 (8.02%) Java
4 6 (3.21%) Python
4 6 (3.21%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.67%) Java 8
5 5 (2.67%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.14%) C
6 4 (2.14%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.60%) LotusScript
8 2 (1.07%) C#
8 2 (1.07%) COBOL
8 2 (1.07%) JCL
9 1 (0.53%) F#
9 1 (0.53%) Scala
9 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.53%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (2.67%) Degree
2 4 (2.14%) PMI Certification
2 4 (2.14%) PMP
3 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.07%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.07%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) CCIE
5 1 (0.53%) CEH
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.53%) CISSP
5 1 (0.53%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.53%) GIAC
5 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.53%) OSCP
5 1 (0.53%) SANS
5 1 (0.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.81%) PMO
2 6 (3.21%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.14%) QA
4 3 (1.60%) SLA
5 2 (1.07%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (1.60%) Docker
3 3 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.14%) SCCM
1 4 (2.14%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.53%) Ansible
2 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.53%) MOM
2 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.53%) Salt
2 1 (0.53%) Terraform
2 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (11.76%) Oracle
2 11 (5.88%) Ab Initio
2 11 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.28%) Adobe
3 8 (4.28%) IBM
4 6 (3.21%) Google
5 5 (2.67%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (2.67%) Tableau
5 5 (2.67%) VMware
6 4 (2.14%) Motorola
6 4 (2.14%) SAP
6 4 (2.14%) Workday
7 3 (1.60%) JDA
7 3 (1.60%) Teradata
8 2 (1.07%) BroadSoft
8 2 (1.07%) Citrix
8 2 (1.07%) Concur
8 2 (1.07%) Equitrac
8 2 (1.07%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.07%) Remedy