Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 28 34
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 +2
Contract jobs citing Retail 189 244 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.81% 6.12% 5.10%
As % of the General category 12.17% 14.94% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 140 116
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -5.41% +8.82%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £205
90th Percentile £573 £688 £675
South East median daily rate £450 £421 £438
% change year-on-year +6.82% -3.71% +7.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - £14.25 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -41.84% +88.46%
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +25.93% -18.18%

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 1,553 1,633 1,673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 39.53% 40.97% 37.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 712 764
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £205 £250 £225
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 72
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £13.28 £11.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £47.35 £39.60 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year +62.50% -6.22% +0.36%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 73 £280 -45.37% 3
Reading +2 41 £450 +43.54% 15
Newbury -3 25 £365 +8.15% 1
Maidenhead -7 5 £600 +95.92% 5
Slough -9 4 £413 -2.94% 4
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 39 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (15.87%) Project Management
3 27 (14.29%) Finance
4 23 (12.17%) JavaScript
4 23 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (11.64%) E-Commerce
6 20 (10.58%) Oracle
7 19 (10.05%) HTML
8 17 (8.99%) CSS
8 17 (8.99%) React
8 17 (8.99%) PMO
9 16 (8.47%) Java
9 16 (8.47%) Telecoms
9 16 (8.47%) Marketing
10 15 (7.94%) Business Analysis
10 15 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (7.41%) Web Services
12 13 (6.88%) Windows
12 13 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (6.88%) DevOps
12 13 (6.88%) CSS3
12 13 (6.88%) HTML5
13 12 (6.35%) Microsoft
13 12 (6.35%) Logistics
14 11 (5.82%) Ab Initio
14 11 (5.82%) Programme Management
14 11 (5.82%) Active Directory
14 11 (5.82%) PRINCE2
14 11 (5.82%) DB2

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 6 (3.17%) Liferay
2 4 (2.12%) IBM Domino
2 4 (2.12%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.59%) Confluence
3 3 (1.59%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.06%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.53%) Documentum
5 1 (0.53%) Drupal
5 1 (0.53%) FileNet
5 1 (0.53%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.53%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.53%) nginx
5 1 (0.53%) SAS
5 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (3.17%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.65%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (2.12%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.53%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.12%) SaaS
3 3 (1.59%) G Suite
3 3 (1.59%) PaaS
4 2 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.53%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.70%) Wireless
2 5 (2.65%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (2.65%) LAN
2 5 (2.65%) WAN
3 3 (1.59%) DNS
3 3 (1.59%) Internet
3 3 (1.59%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.06%) DHCP
4 2 (1.06%) HTTP
4 2 (1.06%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.06%) SSL
5 1 (0.53%) DKIM
5 1 (0.53%) DMARC
5 1 (0.53%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.53%) IPsec
5 1 (0.53%) MPLS
5 1 (0.53%) Network Security
5 1 (0.53%) SMS
5 1 (0.53%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.82%) DB2
2 8 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.12%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.59%) Big Data
4 3 (1.59%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.59%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.06%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (1.06%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.06%) HDInsight
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.06%) Power BI
5 2 (1.06%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.53%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.53%) MySQL
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Eclipse
1 4 (2.12%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.12%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.12%) JIRA
1 4 (2.12%) JUnit
1 4 (2.12%) Maven
2 3 (1.59%) Subversion
2 3 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (1.06%) DbUnit
3 2 (1.06%) Gradle
3 2 (1.06%) IntelliJ
3 2 (1.06%) JMeter
3 2 (1.06%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.06%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.06%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.53%) Ant
4 1 (0.53%) jMock
4 1 (0.53%) Selenium
4 1 (0.53%) Xcode
General
1 27 (14.29%) Finance
2 16 (8.47%) Marketing
2 16 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.12%) Automotive
4 3 (1.59%) Banking
4 3 (1.59%) Legal
5 2 (1.06%) Billing
5 2 (1.06%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Back Office
6 1 (0.53%) German Language
6 1 (0.53%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.53%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (17.99%) Project Manager
2 30 (15.87%) Developer
3 26 (13.76%) Analyst
4 25 (13.23%) Architect
5 11 (5.82%) Consultant
6 10 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (4.76%) React Developer
8 8 (4.23%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (4.23%) Programme Manager
9 7 (3.70%) Ab Initio Developer
9 7 (3.70%) Service Analyst
10 6 (3.17%) Data Analyst
10 6 (3.17%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (3.17%) HTML Developer
10 6 (3.17%) IT Manager
10 6 (3.17%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.05%) HTML
2 17 (8.99%) CSS
2 17 (8.99%) React
3 14 (7.41%) Web Services
4 13 (6.88%) CSS3
4 13 (6.88%) HTML5
5 10 (5.29%) .NET
5 10 (5.29%) AngularJS
6 7 (3.70%) Node.js
6 7 (3.70%) RESTful
7 6 (3.17%) J2EE
7 6 (3.17%) Java EE
7 6 (3.17%) jQuery
7 6 (3.17%) Sass
8 5 (2.65%) Backbone.js
8 5 (2.65%) Kafka
8 5 (2.65%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (2.65%) LESS
8 5 (2.65%) REST
8 5 (2.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.29%) NHS
3 8 (4.23%) User Experience
4 6 (3.17%) EPoS
5 3 (1.59%) FMCG
6 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.06%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.06%) Digital Signage
6 2 (1.06%) iPad
6 2 (1.06%) iPhone
6 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.06%) RIA
6 2 (1.06%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.06%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.53%) Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.53%) Handset
7 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.88%) Windows
2 4 (2.12%) Windows 7
2 4 (2.12%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.59%) AIX
3 3 (1.59%) Android
3 3 (1.59%) Linux
3 3 (1.59%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.06%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.06%) MVS
4 2 (1.06%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.06%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.53%) CentOS
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.53%) SUSE
5 1 (0.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (15.87%) Project Management
3 23 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (11.64%) E-Commerce
5 15 (7.94%) Business Analysis
5 15 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (6.88%) DevOps
7 12 (6.35%) Logistics
8 11 (5.82%) Front End Development
8 11 (5.82%) PRINCE2
8 11 (5.82%) Programme Management
8 11 (5.82%) SDLC
9 10 (5.29%) ITIL
9 10 (5.29%) Scrum
10 9 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (4.76%) TDD
10 9 (4.76%) Waterfall
11 8 (4.23%) Supplier Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.17%) JavaScript
2 16 (8.47%) Java
3 9 (4.76%) SQL
4 4 (2.12%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.59%) LotusScript
5 3 (1.59%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.06%) C#
6 2 (1.06%) COBOL
6 2 (1.06%) Java 8
6 2 (1.06%) JCL
6 2 (1.06%) VBA
7 1 (0.53%) C
7 1 (0.53%) F#
7 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.53%) Python
7 1 (0.53%) R
7 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (5.29%) Degree
2 6 (3.17%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.59%) CCIE
3 3 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.59%) PgMP
3 3 (1.59%) PMP
3 3 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.06%) CIPD
5 1 (0.53%) CEH
5 1 (0.53%) CISSP
5 1 (0.53%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.53%) GIAC
5 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.53%) OSCP
5 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.53%) SANS
5 1 (0.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.99%) PMO
2 8 (4.23%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.65%) GDPR
4 3 (1.59%) SLA
5 2 (1.06%) IFRS
5 2 (1.06%) QA
6 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (5.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.12%) Docker
2 4 (2.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.53%) Firmware
4 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.12%) SCCM
1 4 (2.12%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.06%) MOM
3 1 (0.53%) Ansible
3 1 (0.53%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.53%) Salt
3 1 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.53%) Terraform
3 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (10.58%) Oracle
2 12 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.82%) Ab Initio
4 9 (4.76%) IBM
5 7 (3.70%) Adobe
5 7 (3.70%) SAP
6 6 (3.17%) Cisco
6 6 (3.17%) Google
7 5 (2.65%) HP
7 5 (2.65%) Meraki
7 5 (2.65%) VMware
8 4 (2.12%) Motorola
9 3 (1.59%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.59%) JDA
9 3 (1.59%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.06%) Ariba
10 2 (1.06%) Aruba
10 2 (1.06%) Juniper
10 2 (1.06%) RedPrairie
10 2 (1.06%) Teradata