Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 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
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 55 30 34
Rank change year-on-year -25 +4 -9
Contract jobs citing Retail 100 228 193
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.49% 5.36% 4.82%
As % of the General category 9.50% 13.60% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 92 99
Median daily rate £425 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £294 £355 £181
90th Percentile £597 £649 £555
South East median daily rate £420 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -11.58% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
South East median hourly rate £40.89 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +127.17% +14.29% -5.97%

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 1,053 1,677 1,493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 36.75% 39.45% 37.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 641 628
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +1.61%
10th Percentile £200 £258 £250
90th Percentile £600 £605 £590
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 47 38
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £20.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.88% +0.61% +26.55%
10th Percentile £15.35 £13.03 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.40 £50.60 £48.25
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year -6.80% +7.29% -4.00%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Berkshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Retail in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Retail in Berkshire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Retail in Berkshire over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Retail in Berkshire

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Retail in Berkshire.

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 29 March 2020. 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
Reading +9 36 £450 -18.18% 16
Bracknell -4 31 £375 -28.57% 3
Newbury -9 7 £538 +38.71% 2
Slough - 5 £420 - 2
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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 23 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.00%) Oracle
3 16 (16.00%) Telecoms
4 15 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 14 (14.00%) Oracle Retail
6 13 (13.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 13 (13.00%) Project Management
7 12 (12.00%) Windows
8 10 (10.00%) Scrum
8 10 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (10.00%) ITIL
8 10 (10.00%) Google
8 10 (10.00%) User Experience
9 9 (9.00%) Project Delivery
9 9 (9.00%) QA
9 9 (9.00%) Android
10 8 (8.00%) Apple iOS
10 8 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (8.00%) ERP
10 8 (8.00%) LAN
10 8 (8.00%) VMware
10 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (8.00%) GCP
10 8 (8.00%) AirWatch
10 8 (8.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 7 (7.00%) DevOps
11 7 (7.00%) Migration
11 7 (7.00%) Cisco
11 7 (7.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (7.00%) WAN

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 5 (5.00%) Confluence
2 3 (3.00%) CMS
2 3 (3.00%) Headless CMS
3 2 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.00%) InVision
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.00%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 14 (14.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.00%) GCP
2 6 (6.00%) AWS
3 5 (5.00%) SaaS
4 3 (3.00%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (3.00%) Serverless
5 2 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (2.00%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.00%) Azure
5 2 (2.00%) CloudFront
5 2 (2.00%) Google Analytics
5 2 (2.00%) Google Docs
5 2 (2.00%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.00%) Akamai
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.00%) LAN
2 7 (7.00%) WAN
3 6 (6.00%) MPLS
4 5 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.00%) DNS
6 2 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.00%) Firewall
6 2 (2.00%) Internet
6 2 (2.00%) Network Security
7 1 (1.00%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.00%) Broadband
7 1 (1.00%) DHCP
7 1 (1.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.00%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.00%) SMTP
7 1 (1.00%) SSL
7 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.00%) Wireless
7 1 (1.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (3.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (3.00%) BigQuery
3 2 (2.00%) Big Data
3 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.00%) Power BI
4 1 (1.00%) DB2
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (7.00%) JIRA
2 4 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (3.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.00%) Gradle
4 2 (2.00%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.00%) Maven
5 1 (1.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.00%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.00%) Finance
3 4 (4.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.00%) Automotive
4 3 (3.00%) Legal
4 3 (3.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (20.00%) Analyst
2 13 (13.00%) Project Manager
3 11 (11.00%) Business Analyst
3 11 (11.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (7.00%) Architect
4 7 (7.00%) Designer
4 7 (7.00%) Developer
4 7 (7.00%) Test Manager
5 6 (6.00%) Digital Analyst
5 6 (6.00%) Digital Business Analyst
6 4 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (4.00%) Digital Project Manager
6 4 (4.00%) Network Designer
6 4 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.00%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.00%) Consultant
7 3 (3.00%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) Web Services
2 3 (3.00%) HTML
2 3 (3.00%) HTML5
2 3 (3.00%) Middleware
3 2 (2.00%) CSS
3 2 (2.00%) JSON
3 2 (2.00%) JSR 170
3 2 (2.00%) React
3 2 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.00%) .NET
4 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.00%) CSS3
4 1 (1.00%) LDAP
4 1 (1.00%) LESS
4 1 (1.00%) Node.js
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (1.00%) Redux
4 1 (1.00%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.00%) REST
4 1 (1.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) User Experience
2 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.00%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.00%) FMCG
7 2 (2.00%) PMI
8 1 (1.00%) EPoS
8 1 (1.00%) Industry 4.0
8 1 (1.00%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.00%) NHS
8 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.00%) Windows
2 9 (9.00%) Android
3 8 (8.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.00%) Linux
6 1 (1.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (15.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (13.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (13.00%) Project Management
4 10 (10.00%) ITIL
4 10 (10.00%) Scrum
4 10 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (9.00%) Project Delivery
6 8 (8.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 8 (8.00%) ERP
6 8 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (7.00%) DevOps
7 7 (7.00%) Incident Management
7 7 (7.00%) Migration
7 7 (7.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.00%) Analytics
8 6 (6.00%) User Stories
9 5 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (5.00%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.00%) Java
1 4 (4.00%) Python
2 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.00%) SQL
3 2 (2.00%) Java 8
4 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.00%) C
4 1 (1.00%) C#
4 1 (1.00%) COBOL
4 1 (1.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (1.00%) LotusScript
4 1 (1.00%) Perl
4 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.00%) IIBA
2 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.00%) CCNA
3 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) QA
2 4 (4.00%) SLA
3 2 (2.00%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.00%) Docker
3 1 (1.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) AirWatch
2 6 (6.00%) HP ALM
3 5 (5.00%) Ansible
4 4 (4.00%) vRealize
5 3 (3.00%) SCCM
5 3 (3.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 2 (2.00%) MOM
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco CME
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.00%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.00%) Terraform
7 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (19.00%) Oracle
2 10 (10.00%) Google
3 8 (8.00%) VMware
4 7 (7.00%) Cisco
4 7 (7.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.00%) HP
6 5 (5.00%) Citrix
7 4 (4.00%) Genesys
8 3 (3.00%) SAP
9 2 (2.00%) Adobe
9 2 (2.00%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.00%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.00%) F5
9 2 (2.00%) Zscaler
10 1 (1.00%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.00%) IronPort
10 1 (1.00%) Meraki
10 1 (1.00%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.00%) Prolexic
10 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds