Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 33 31
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 +11
Contract jobs citing Retail 248 206 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.08% 4.81% 4.62%
As % of the General category 15.16% 12.64% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 124 173
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +10.75%
10th Percentile £250 £105 £256
90th Percentile £686 £675 £700
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £24.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.98% +88.46% -18.75%
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +33.66%

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 1636 1630 2080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 40.13% 38.04% 41.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 738 1044
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £250 £215 £204
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 69 55
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -22.22% +30.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.70 £13.00
90th Percentile £41.05 £41.20 £46.60
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -18.37% +8.89% +28.57%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -1 86 £538 +2.38% 6
Reading +9 36 £375 -3.23% 2
Newbury +17 19 £350 -41.67%
Maidenhead -3 13 £425 -28.42% 1
Slough +9 6 £425 +304.76%
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 52 (20.97%) IBM
2 47 (18.95%) Data Architecture
3 43 (17.34%) Oracle
4 42 (16.94%) Data Analysis
5 40 (16.13%) Telecoms
6 38 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (15.32%) Data Modelling
7 28 (11.29%) JDA
7 28 (11.29%) Data Mapping
8 27 (10.89%) Finance
8 27 (10.89%) Data Management
9 25 (10.08%) Microsoft
9 25 (10.08%) Master Data Management
10 22 (8.87%) IBM InfoSphere
11 21 (8.47%) JavaScript
11 21 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (8.06%) HTML
12 20 (8.06%) CSS
12 20 (8.06%) E-Commerce
12 20 (8.06%) FMCG
13 18 (7.26%) Front End Development
13 18 (7.26%) Marketing
14 17 (6.85%) Business Analysis
14 17 (6.85%) Migration
14 17 (6.85%) Project Management
15 16 (6.45%) Node.js
15 16 (6.45%) ITIL
15 16 (6.45%) SQL
16 15 (6.05%) Git (software)
16 15 (6.05%) Oracle Retail

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 2 (0.81%) CMS
1 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.40%) Confluence
2 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.40%) nginx
2 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (4.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (6.05%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.40%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.02%) SaaS
3 3 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.81%) IaaS
5 1 (0.40%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.40%) Office 365
5 1 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.42%) Firewall
2 4 (1.61%) DNS
2 4 (1.61%) LAN
2 4 (1.61%) WAN
3 3 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (1.21%) DHCP
3 3 (1.21%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.21%) Wireless
4 2 (0.81%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (0.81%) DMZ
4 2 (0.81%) HTTP
4 2 (0.81%) Internet
4 2 (0.81%) SAN
4 2 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.40%) 802.11
5 1 (0.40%) ATM
5 1 (0.40%) MPLS
5 1 (0.40%) SMS
5 1 (0.40%) VoIP
5 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.87%) IBM InfoSphere
2 11 (4.44%) DB2
3 7 (2.82%) Big Data
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.40%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.40%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (6.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.61%) Axure RP
3 3 (1.21%) JIRA
4 2 (0.81%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.40%) Ant
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.40%) eggPlant
5 1 (0.40%) Gradle
5 1 (0.40%) gulp
5 1 (0.40%) NeoLoad
5 1 (0.40%) Selenium
5 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 27 (10.89%) Finance
3 18 (7.26%) Marketing
4 8 (3.23%) Banking
5 7 (2.82%) Law
6 5 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.61%) Legal
8 3 (1.21%) Electronics
8 3 (1.21%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.81%) Billing
9 2 (0.81%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.40%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 61 (24.60%) Architect
2 43 (17.34%) Data Architect
3 35 (14.11%) Analyst
4 22 (8.87%) Developer
5 20 (8.06%) Data Analyst
6 17 (6.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 16 (6.45%) Project Manager
8 12 (4.84%) Supply Chain Architect
9 11 (4.44%) Technical Leader
10 10 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.23%) Consultant
12 7 (2.82%) Business Analyst
12 7 (2.82%) Commercial Manager
12 7 (2.82%) Performance Manager
12 7 (2.82%) Workforce Management Architect
13 6 (2.42%) Data Modeller
13 6 (2.42%) HTML CSS Developer
13 6 (2.42%) HTML Developer
13 6 (2.42%) JavaScript Developer
13 6 (2.42%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.06%) CSS
1 20 (8.06%) HTML
2 16 (6.45%) Node.js
3 13 (5.24%) CSS3
3 13 (5.24%) HTML5
3 13 (5.24%) React
3 13 (5.24%) Sass
4 12 (4.84%) jQuery
5 4 (1.61%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.21%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.21%) Spring
6 3 (1.21%) Web Services
7 2 (0.81%) Middleware
7 2 (0.81%) REST
7 2 (0.81%) XML
8 1 (0.40%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.40%) Ehcache
8 1 (0.40%) JSON
8 1 (0.40%) LESS
8 1 (0.40%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.06%) FMCG
2 15 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.44%) Data Structures
4 9 (3.63%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.23%) User Experience
6 6 (2.42%) EPoS
7 5 (2.02%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 4 (1.61%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.61%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.21%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.21%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.81%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.81%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle Exalogic
10 2 (0.81%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.40%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (0.40%) Clustering
11 1 (0.40%) IVR
11 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.44%) Windows
2 8 (3.23%) Linux
3 5 (2.02%) AIX
3 5 (2.02%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.61%) Android
4 4 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.61%) SUSE
4 4 (1.61%) Unix
4 4 (1.61%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.21%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.95%) Data Architecture
2 42 (16.94%) Data Analysis
3 38 (15.32%) Data Modelling
3 38 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (11.29%) Data Mapping
5 27 (10.89%) Data Management
6 25 (10.08%) Master Data Management
7 21 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (8.06%) E-Commerce
9 18 (7.26%) Front End Development
10 17 (6.85%) Business Analysis
10 17 (6.85%) Migration
10 17 (6.85%) Project Management
11 16 (6.45%) ITIL
12 15 (6.05%) Demand Forecasting
13 14 (5.65%) Analytics
14 11 (4.44%) Information Security
14 11 (4.44%) WFM
15 10 (4.03%) Change Management
15 10 (4.03%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.47%) JavaScript
2 16 (6.45%) SQL
3 6 (2.42%) Java
4 5 (2.02%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.02%) VBScript
5 3 (1.21%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.81%) Korn
6 2 (0.81%) Ruby
6 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.40%) Groovy
7 1 (0.40%) Perl
7 1 (0.40%) Python
7 1 (0.40%) Scala
7 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (1.21%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.21%) PMP
3 2 (0.81%) Degree
3 2 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.81%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) CCNA
4 1 (0.40%) CCNP
4 1 (0.40%) CISA
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.40%) CISM
4 1 (0.40%) CISSP
4 1 (0.40%) EMC Certification
4 1 (0.40%) ISEB
4 1 (0.40%) MBA
4 1 (0.40%) PCI QSA
4 1 (0.40%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.44%) GDPR
2 8 (3.23%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.02%) SLA
4 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.81%) PMO
4 2 (0.81%) QA
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (3.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.81%) Docker
4 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.40%) Firmware
5 1 (0.40%) vSphere
5 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (2.02%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.21%) Ansible
2 3 (1.21%) SCCM
3 2 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.81%) vCenter Server
3 2 (0.81%) vRealize
3 2 (0.81%) yum
4 1 (0.40%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.40%) Cacti
4 1 (0.40%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.40%) Nagios
4 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.40%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.40%) Puppet
4 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.40%) Salt
4 1 (0.40%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (20.97%) IBM
2 43 (17.34%) Oracle
3 28 (11.29%) JDA
4 25 (10.08%) Microsoft
5 12 (4.84%) Adobe
6 10 (4.03%) Cisco
6 10 (4.03%) VMware
7 8 (3.23%) SAP
8 7 (2.82%) Splunk
9 6 (2.42%) EMC
10 3 (1.21%) Ab Initio
10 3 (1.21%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.21%) Citrix
10 3 (1.21%) F5
10 3 (1.21%) HP
10 3 (1.21%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.21%) Twitter
11 2 (0.81%) Google
11 2 (0.81%) Retek
11 2 (0.81%) ServiceNow