Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 27 45
Rank change year-on-year -4 +18 -7
Contract jobs citing Retail 215 244 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.46% 6.39% 4.09%
As % of the General category 13.51% 14.81% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 118 84
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £269 £167 £233
90th Percentile £584 £691 £609
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £418
% change year-on-year +9.09% -1.20% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - £16.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.67% +44.23%
South East median hourly rate £23.50 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +46.88% +23.08% -23.53%

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 1,591 1,648 1,802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 40.39% 43.19% 37.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 677 796
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £218 £246 £227
90th Percentile £570 £600 £568
South East median daily rate £435 £420 £410
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 55 57
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.33% -9.09% -5.71%
10th Percentile £13.72 £11.25 £10.70
90th Percentile £47.35 £34.95 £34.50
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year +55.00% -10.51% +11.75%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -1 61 £300 -44.19% 13
Reading +21 55 £463 +5.71% 19
Newbury -8 26 £375 +19.05% 2
Slough -2 10 £400 -8.57% 4
Maidenhead -10 8 £413 +106.25% 2
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 50 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (22.33%) Finance
3 37 (17.21%) Telecoms
4 36 (16.74%) Project Management
4 36 (16.74%) E-Commerce
5 31 (14.42%) JavaScript
6 27 (12.56%) HTML
7 26 (12.09%) CSS
7 26 (12.09%) Business Analysis
8 25 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (10.23%) DevOps
9 22 (10.23%) React
10 21 (9.77%) HTML5
10 21 (9.77%) Programme Management
11 20 (9.30%) PMO
12 19 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (8.84%) Front End Development
12 19 (8.84%) CSS3
12 19 (8.84%) Marketing
13 17 (7.91%) Migration
13 17 (7.91%) Logistics
14 16 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (6.98%) Microsoft
15 15 (6.98%) SAP
15 15 (6.98%) Oracle
16 14 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (6.51%) Waterfall
17 13 (6.05%) Supplier Relationship Management
17 13 (6.05%) SaaS
17 13 (6.05%) User Experience

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 (2.33%) Liferay
2 4 (1.86%) IBM Domino
2 4 (1.86%) IBM Notes
3 3 (1.40%) CMS
3 3 (1.40%) IIS
4 2 (0.93%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.93%) Confluence
4 2 (0.93%) SAS
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.47%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.47%) Documentum
5 1 (0.47%) Drupal
5 1 (0.47%) FileNet
5 1 (0.47%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.47%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (3.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 7 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (3.26%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (2.79%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.40%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.47%) GIMP
6 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (3.26%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (2.79%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.93%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.47%) BusinessWare
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.47%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.47%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.47%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (6.05%) SaaS
2 11 (5.12%) PaaS
3 5 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.40%) IaaS
5 2 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (0.93%) Serverless
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.47%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.33%) LAN
1 5 (2.33%) WAN
1 5 (2.33%) Wireless
2 4 (1.86%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (1.40%) Firewall
3 3 (1.40%) Internet
4 2 (0.93%) DHCP
4 2 (0.93%) DNS
4 2 (0.93%) HTTP
4 2 (0.93%) NetScaler
4 2 (0.93%) Network Security
4 2 (0.93%) Skype
4 2 (0.93%) SSL
4 2 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.47%) IPsec
5 1 (0.47%) MPLS
5 1 (0.47%) SMS
5 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.33%) Big Data
2 5 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.40%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.93%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (0.93%) Data Lake
4 2 (0.93%) HDInsight
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.93%) Power BI
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.47%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.47%) GIS
5 1 (0.47%) Lumira
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.47%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 12 (5.58%) JIRA
2 9 (4.19%) Eclipse
3 8 (3.72%) Subversion
4 6 (2.79%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.86%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.40%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.40%) JMeter
6 3 (1.40%) JUnit
6 3 (1.40%) Maven
6 3 (1.40%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.93%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.93%) Gradle
7 2 (0.93%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.93%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.93%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.47%) Appium
8 1 (0.47%) JBehave
8 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (22.33%) Finance
2 37 (17.21%) Telecoms
3 19 (8.84%) Marketing
4 8 (3.72%) Automotive
5 7 (3.26%) Banking
6 5 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.93%) Billing
7 2 (0.93%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) German Language
8 1 (0.47%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (17.67%) Project Manager
2 34 (15.81%) Architect
3 30 (13.95%) Developer
4 28 (13.02%) Analyst
5 17 (7.91%) Business Analyst
6 14 (6.51%) Consultant
6 14 (6.51%) React Developer
7 13 (6.05%) IT Manager
8 12 (5.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 11 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (4.65%) Programme Manager
11 9 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.72%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (3.72%) Senior Developer
13 7 (3.26%) IT Programme Manager
13 7 (3.26%) Transformation Manager
13 7 (3.26%) Transformation Programme Manager
14 6 (2.79%) Digital Analyst
14 6 (2.79%) Digital Business Analyst
14 6 (2.79%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.56%) HTML
2 26 (12.09%) CSS
3 22 (10.23%) React
4 21 (9.77%) HTML5
5 19 (8.84%) CSS3
6 12 (5.58%) Web Services
7 10 (4.65%) AngularJS
7 10 (4.65%) jQuery
8 9 (4.19%) .NET
9 8 (3.72%) Node.js
9 8 (3.72%) Sass
10 7 (3.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (2.79%) Backbone.js
11 6 (2.79%) Java EE
11 6 (2.79%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (2.79%) RESTful
12 5 (2.33%) Durandal
12 5 (2.33%) J2EE
12 5 (2.33%) Kafka
12 5 (2.33%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.05%) User Experience
3 11 (5.12%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.65%) NHS
5 5 (2.33%) EPoS
5 5 (2.33%) FMCG
6 3 (1.40%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.40%) IVR
6 3 (1.40%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.40%) Robotics
6 3 (1.40%) Social Media
7 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.93%) Digital Signage
7 2 (0.93%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.93%) iPad
7 2 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.93%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.93%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.05%) Windows
2 6 (2.79%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.33%) Linux
3 5 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.86%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.40%) Android
6 2 (0.93%) AIX
6 2 (0.93%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.47%) SUSE
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (16.74%) E-Commerce
2 36 (16.74%) Project Management
3 26 (12.09%) Business Analysis
4 25 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (10.23%) DevOps
6 21 (9.77%) Programme Management
7 19 (8.84%) Front End Development
7 19 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (7.91%) Logistics
8 17 (7.91%) Migration
9 14 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (6.51%) Waterfall
10 13 (6.05%) SDLC
10 13 (6.05%) Supplier Relationship Management
11 10 (4.65%) ERP
11 10 (4.65%) ITIL
11 10 (4.65%) PRINCE2
11 10 (4.65%) Programme Delivery
11 10 (4.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.42%) JavaScript
2 13 (6.05%) Java
3 9 (4.19%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.79%) SQL
5 4 (1.86%) Python
6 3 (1.40%) LotusScript
6 3 (1.40%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.93%) C#
7 2 (0.93%) Java 8
7 2 (0.93%) R
7 2 (0.93%) VBA
8 1 (0.47%) C
8 1 (0.47%) F#
8 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.47%) PHP
8 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (6.05%) Degree
2 12 (5.58%) PMI Certification
3 10 (4.65%) PgMP
4 2 (0.93%) CCIE
4 2 (0.93%) CIPD
4 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.93%) PMP
4 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) CITP
5 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.47%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.30%) PMO
2 5 (2.33%) GDPR
3 4 (1.86%) SLA
4 3 (1.40%) QA
5 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.93%) IFRS
6 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.33%) Docker
3 3 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.33%) Terraform
2 3 (1.40%) PingFederate
2 3 (1.40%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.93%) MOM
3 2 (0.93%) SCCM
4 1 (0.47%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (6.98%) Microsoft
1 15 (6.98%) Oracle
1 15 (6.98%) SAP
2 8 (3.72%) Adobe
2 8 (3.72%) IBM
3 7 (3.26%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.86%) Cisco
4 4 (1.86%) HP
4 4 (1.86%) Meraki
4 4 (1.86%) VMware
5 3 (1.40%) Genesys
5 3 (1.40%) Hyperion
5 3 (1.40%) Motorola
6 2 (0.93%) AppDynamics
6 2 (0.93%) Blue Prism
6 2 (0.93%) Citrix
6 2 (0.93%) Dynatrace
6 2 (0.93%) Equitrac
6 2 (0.93%) Google
6 2 (0.93%) Remedy