Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 27 32
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 +9
Contract jobs citing Retail 218 223 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.31% 5.63% 4.69%
As % of the General category 13.88% 14.18% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 127 151
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £105 £300
90th Percentile £650 £675 £700
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £36.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.75% +160.71% -30.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £35.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £13.75 £37.25 £14.50
South East median hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +9.26% -3.57% +16.67%

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 1,571 1,573 1,988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 38.23% 39.70% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 707 929
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £250 £218 £205
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 59 62
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +29.41%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.45 £12.09
90th Percentile £48.30 £45.00 £47.35
South East median hourly rate £24.01 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.84% +2.00% +25.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -6 72 £450 -14.29% 11
Reading +30 50 £413 +17.86% 20
Newbury +4 18 £363 - 1
Maidenhead -13 6 £663 +11.58% 4
Slough -1 5 £381 +263.10% 3
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 46 (21.10%) IBM
2 44 (20.18%) Data Architecture
3 42 (19.27%) Data Analysis
4 37 (16.97%) Data Modelling
5 31 (14.22%) Oracle
6 29 (13.30%) Telecoms
6 29 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (12.39%) Data Mapping
8 27 (12.39%) Microsoft
9 25 (11.47%) Business Analysis
9 25 (11.47%) Data Management
10 24 (11.01%) Finance
10 24 (11.01%) Project Management
10 24 (11.01%) Master Data Management
11 22 (10.09%) JDA
12 20 (9.17%) HTML
13 19 (8.72%) CSS
14 18 (8.26%) JavaScript
14 18 (8.26%) Migration
14 18 (8.26%) IBM InfoSphere
14 18 (8.26%) Front End Development
15 17 (7.80%) SQL
16 14 (6.42%) ITIL
17 13 (5.96%) Risk Management
17 13 (5.96%) HTML5
17 13 (5.96%) CSS3
17 13 (5.96%) Demand Forecasting
18 12 (5.50%) Analytics
18 12 (5.50%) Git (software)

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 4 (1.83%) CMS
2 3 (1.38%) nginx
3 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.46%) Confluence
4 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (4.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.75%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.21%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (2.29%) SaaS
2 3 (1.38%) G Suite
3 2 (0.92%) IaaS
4 1 (0.46%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.46%) Office 365
4 1 (0.46%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.29%) Firewall
2 3 (1.38%) LAN
2 3 (1.38%) WAN
3 2 (0.92%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.92%) DHCP
3 2 (0.92%) DMZ
3 2 (0.92%) DNS
3 2 (0.92%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.92%) Internet
3 2 (0.92%) SAN
3 2 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.92%) Wireless
4 1 (0.46%) HTTP
4 1 (0.46%) IPsec
4 1 (0.46%) Multicast
4 1 (0.46%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.46%) Skype
4 1 (0.46%) SMS
4 1 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.26%) IBM InfoSphere
2 11 (5.05%) DB2
3 8 (3.67%) Big Data
4 3 (1.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.46%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.46%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (5.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.29%) JIRA
3 4 (1.83%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.92%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.92%) Subversion
5 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.46%) gulp
5 1 (0.46%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (13.30%) Telecoms
2 24 (11.01%) Finance
3 10 (4.59%) Marketing
4 5 (2.29%) Banking
5 4 (1.83%) Billing
6 3 (1.38%) Law
6 3 (1.38%) Legal
6 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.46%) French Language
7 1 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) German Language
7 1 (0.46%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.46%) Retail Finance
7 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 62 (28.44%) Architect
2 45 (20.64%) Analyst
3 39 (17.89%) Data Architect
4 23 (10.55%) Project Manager
5 21 (9.63%) Data Analyst
6 20 (9.17%) Developer
7 15 (6.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 12 (5.50%) React Developer
9 10 (4.59%) Business Analyst
9 10 (4.59%) Consultant
9 10 (4.59%) Supply Chain Architect
10 9 (4.13%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (4.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 9 (4.13%) Support Analyst
11 8 (3.67%) Technical Leader
12 7 (3.21%) Data Modeller
12 7 (3.21%) Workforce Management Architect
13 6 (2.75%) Senior React Developer
13 6 (2.75%) SQL Analyst
13 6 (2.75%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.17%) HTML
2 19 (8.72%) CSS
3 13 (5.96%) CSS3
3 13 (5.96%) HTML5
4 12 (5.50%) React
5 11 (5.05%) Node.js
5 11 (5.05%) Sass
6 10 (4.59%) jQuery
7 4 (1.83%) J2EE
8 2 (0.92%) .NET
8 2 (0.92%) Middleware
8 2 (0.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.92%) XML
9 1 (0.46%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.46%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.46%) DOM
9 1 (0.46%) LESS
9 1 (0.46%) REST
9 1 (0.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.05%) Data Structures
2 10 (4.59%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.59%) User Experience
3 9 (4.13%) Blackberry
4 8 (3.67%) EPoS
5 6 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 4 (1.83%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.83%) FMCG
8 3 (1.38%) BYOD
8 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.92%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.92%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.92%) IVR
9 2 (0.92%) Oracle Exalogic
9 2 (0.92%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.92%) Robotics
10 1 (0.46%) Clustering
10 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.46%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.67%) Linux
2 5 (2.29%) Windows
3 4 (1.83%) Unix
3 4 (1.83%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.38%) AIX
4 3 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.92%) SUSE
5 2 (0.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.18%) Data Architecture
2 42 (19.27%) Data Analysis
3 37 (16.97%) Data Modelling
4 29 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (12.39%) Data Mapping
7 25 (11.47%) Business Analysis
7 25 (11.47%) Data Management
8 24 (11.01%) Master Data Management
8 24 (11.01%) Project Management
9 18 (8.26%) Front End Development
9 18 (8.26%) Migration
10 14 (6.42%) ITIL
11 13 (5.96%) Demand Forecasting
11 13 (5.96%) Risk Management
12 12 (5.50%) Analytics
12 12 (5.50%) E-Commerce
12 12 (5.50%) PRINCE2
13 11 (5.05%) WFM
14 10 (4.59%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.26%) JavaScript
2 17 (7.80%) SQL
3 10 (4.59%) Java
4 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.92%) Korn
5 1 (0.46%) Perl
5 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.46%) Ruby
5 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (3.67%) Degree
2 7 (3.21%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.83%) PgMP
4 3 (1.38%) PMP
4 3 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.92%) MBA
5 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) CISA
6 1 (0.46%) CISM
6 1 (0.46%) CISSP
6 1 (0.46%) EMC Certification
6 1 (0.46%) ISEB
6 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.46%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.46%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.05%) GDPR
2 9 (4.13%) SLA
3 8 (3.67%) Data Quality
4 6 (2.75%) PMO
5 4 (1.83%) QA
6 2 (0.92%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.46%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.38%) Docker
2 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.46%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.46%) Firmware
4 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.46%) vSphere
4 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (2.75%) Ansible
2 4 (1.83%) Terraform
3 3 (1.38%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.38%) Salt
3 3 (1.38%) SCCM
4 2 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.92%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.92%) vRealize
4 2 (0.92%) yum
5 1 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.46%) Cacti
5 1 (0.46%) Nagios
5 1 (0.46%) Netcool
5 1 (0.46%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.46%) Puppet
5 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.46%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 46 (21.10%) IBM
2 31 (14.22%) Oracle
3 27 (12.39%) Microsoft
4 22 (10.09%) JDA
5 10 (4.59%) Adobe
5 10 (4.59%) Cisco
6 8 (3.67%) VMware
7 5 (2.29%) Citrix
7 5 (2.29%) EMC
7 5 (2.29%) Google
8 3 (1.38%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.38%) F5
8 3 (1.38%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.38%) Splunk
9 2 (0.92%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.92%) McAfee
9 2 (0.92%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.92%) SAP
9 2 (0.92%) Twitter
10 1 (0.46%) Teradata