Period
to 24 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 24 May 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 32 22
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10 +10
Contract jobs citing Retail 98 103 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.71% 5.27% 7.77%
As % of the General category 12.37% 13.32% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 49 87
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -6.98% -1.71%
10th Percentile £206 £204 £360
90th Percentile £550 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £441 £425
% change year-on-year +1.98% +3.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.00% +78.57% -65.00%
10th Percentile £16.00 £22.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £18.00 £27.50 £14.50
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -27.27%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 792 773 957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.08% 39.56% 48.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 291 404
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £423 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -1.37% +8.15%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £277
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 18
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £31.75 £30.00 £12.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.83% +131.79% -60.18%
10th Percentile £11.35 £8.77 £10.60
90th Percentile £51.55 £77.50 £38.90
South East median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +28.00% - +17.43%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Buckinghamshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Buckinghamshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Buckinghamshire

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Buckinghamshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
Milton Keynes -9 79 £420 +5.00% 21
Marlow +6 9 £538 -30.65% 1
High Wycombe -1 3 £115 -65.93% 1
Aylesbury - 1 £475 - 1
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 31 (31.63%) E-Commerce
2 25 (25.51%) Finance
3 22 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (20.41%) Git (software)
5 19 (19.39%) Project Management
6 16 (16.33%) JavaScript
7 14 (14.29%) HTML
7 14 (14.29%) Windows
8 13 (13.27%) Java
8 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (12.24%) ITIL
9 12 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (11.22%) Unix
10 11 (11.22%) jQuery
11 10 (10.20%) SLA
11 10 (10.20%) AngularJS
11 10 (10.20%) Decision-Making
12 9 (9.18%) Node.js
12 9 (9.18%) Linux
12 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Excel
12 9 (9.18%) PHP
12 9 (9.18%) SQL
12 9 (9.18%) LAMP
12 9 (9.18%) Service Delivery
12 9 (9.18%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (9.18%) JIRA
13 8 (8.16%) Banking
13 8 (8.16%) Unit Testing
13 8 (8.16%) Visualforce
13 8 (8.16%) Apex Code

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 7 (7.14%) Confluence
2 3 (3.06%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.02%) Apache
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.02%) Drupal
3 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.02%) IIS
3 1 (1.02%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.02%) nginx
3 1 (1.02%) SAS
3 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Magento
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (1.02%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.06%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.06%) Office 365
3 2 (2.04%) IaaS
3 2 (2.04%) PaaS
4 1 (1.02%) GitHub
4 1 (1.02%) SaaS
4 1 (1.02%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) DNS
2 5 (5.10%) Firewall
2 5 (5.10%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (4.08%) LAN
3 4 (4.08%) WAN
4 1 (1.02%) DHCP
4 1 (1.02%) HTTP
4 1 (1.02%) Internet
4 1 (1.02%) Skype
4 1 (1.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) Big Data
1 4 (4.08%) Hadoop
1 4 (4.08%) MS Access
2 3 (3.06%) MySQL
3 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.02%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.02%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.02%) DB2
4 1 (1.02%) GIS
4 1 (1.02%) OLTP
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.18%) JIRA
3 5 (5.10%) gulp
4 4 (4.08%) Grunt
4 4 (4.08%) Selenium
5 3 (3.06%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.02%) Appium
7 1 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.02%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.02%) Calabash
7 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.02%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.02%) Protractor
7 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.02%) webpack
7 1 (1.02%) Zephyr
General
1 25 (25.51%) Finance
2 8 (8.16%) Banking
3 6 (6.12%) French Language
3 6 (6.12%) Spanish Language
4 5 (5.10%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (5.10%) Legal
5 4 (4.08%) German Language
6 3 (3.06%) Dutch Language
6 3 (3.06%) Italian Language
7 2 (2.04%) Automotive
7 2 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (28.57%) Analyst
2 23 (23.47%) Developer
3 16 (16.33%) Project Manager
4 9 (9.18%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) Salesforce Developer
6 7 (7.14%) Digital Project Manager
7 6 (6.12%) Contracts Manager
7 6 (6.12%) Service Manager
8 5 (5.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (5.10%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (4.08%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (4.08%) HTML Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Network Manager
10 3 (3.06%) Configuration Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Network Services Manager
10 3 (3.06%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.29%) HTML
2 11 (11.22%) jQuery
3 10 (10.20%) AngularJS
4 9 (9.18%) LAMP
4 9 (9.18%) Node.js
5 8 (8.16%) RESTful
5 8 (8.16%) Visualforce
6 7 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 6 (6.12%) CSS
7 6 (6.12%) Spring
7 6 (6.12%) XML
8 5 (5.10%) Spring MVC
9 4 (4.08%) CSS3
9 4 (4.08%) HTML5
9 4 (4.08%) JSON
9 4 (4.08%) Sass
10 3 (3.06%) JSLint
10 3 (3.06%) JSTL
10 3 (3.06%) Kafka
10 3 (3.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.16%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.12%) Mainframe
4 5 (5.10%) User Experience
5 4 (4.08%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.06%) AS400
6 3 (3.06%) FMCG
6 3 (3.06%) iPad
7 2 (2.04%) Clustering
7 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.02%) Fintech
8 1 (1.02%) HACMP
8 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.02%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.29%) Windows
2 11 (11.22%) Unix
3 9 (9.18%) Linux
4 3 (3.06%) MVS
4 3 (3.06%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.04%) Android
5 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.04%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.02%) AIX
6 1 (1.02%) DC/OS
6 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.02%) Solaris
6 1 (1.02%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.63%) E-Commerce
2 22 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.39%) Project Management
4 12 (12.24%) ITIL
4 12 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (10.20%) Decision-Making
6 9 (9.18%) Service Delivery
7 8 (8.16%) Front End Development
7 8 (8.16%) OO
7 8 (8.16%) OOD
7 8 (8.16%) Service Management
7 8 (8.16%) Unit Testing
8 7 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 7 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (7.14%) Scrum
8 7 (7.14%) TDD
8 7 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 6 (6.12%) CRM
9 6 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.12%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (13.27%) Java
3 9 (9.18%) PHP
3 9 (9.18%) SQL
4 8 (8.16%) Apex Code
5 5 (5.10%) Java 8
6 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.06%) Python
6 3 (3.06%) VBA
7 1 (1.02%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.02%) JCL
7 1 (1.02%) Korn
7 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.02%) Ruby
7 1 (1.02%) Scala
7 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) CISA
2 3 (3.06%) CRISC
3 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.02%) ISEB
4 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) SLA
2 3 (3.06%) PMO
2 3 (3.06%) QA
3 1 (1.02%) GDPR
3 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) Docker
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.02%) GPFS
3 1 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Control-M
1 2 (2.04%) SCCM
2 1 (1.02%) Ansible
2 1 (1.02%) CA Endevor
2 1 (1.02%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.02%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.02%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.02%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (9.18%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (7.14%) Oracle
2 7 (7.14%) SAP
3 6 (6.12%) hybris
3 6 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.10%) IBM
5 4 (4.08%) HP
6 3 (3.06%) Google
6 3 (3.06%) JD Edwards
6 3 (3.06%) JDA
6 3 (3.06%) Perforce
7 2 (2.04%) VMware
8 1 (1.02%) ATG
8 1 (1.02%) CA
8 1 (1.02%) Cisco
8 1 (1.02%) Citrix
8 1 (1.02%) Intel
8 1 (1.02%) Juniper
8 1 (1.02%) NetApp
8 1 (1.02%) Remedy