Period
to 21 August 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 21 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 50 21
Rank change year-on-year +7 -29 +9
Contract jobs citing Retail 83 97 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.34% 4.39% 7.93%
As % of the General category 11.84% 9.96% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 39 105
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £351 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.12% -15.03% -8.33%
10th Percentile £147 £105 £105
90th Percentile £578 £488 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.75 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% - -
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 701 974 897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 36.64% 44.05% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 314 387
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £389 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.32% -5.76% +10.00%
10th Percentile £250 £215 £247
90th Percentile £575 £525 £518
South East median daily rate £433 £420 £410
% change year-on-year +2.98% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 24
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.83 £20.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.85% +63.27% -69.38%
10th Percentile £12.74 £9.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £50.70 £77.50 £61.38
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 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 21 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 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
Milton Keynes 0 68 £400 +14.12% 19
Marlow -1 4 £550 -22.81% 1
High Wycombe -4 1 £375 +197.03% 1
Bletchley - 1 £400 -
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 23 (27.71%) E-Commerce
2 21 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.69%) Finance
4 14 (16.87%) Oracle
4 14 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (15.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (14.46%) Project Management
7 11 (13.25%) Linux
8 10 (12.05%) Unix
8 10 (12.05%) JIRA
9 9 (10.84%) Hadoop
9 9 (10.84%) hybris
9 9 (10.84%) ITIL
9 9 (10.84%) SDLC
9 9 (10.84%) Big Data
9 9 (10.84%) Analytics
10 8 (9.64%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (9.64%) PRINCE2
10 8 (9.64%) Windows
10 8 (9.64%) HTML
10 8 (9.64%) JavaScript
10 8 (9.64%) SAP
10 8 (9.64%) Service Management
10 8 (9.64%) Service Delivery
10 8 (9.64%) High Availability
10 8 (9.64%) Git (software)
10 8 (9.64%) Degree
10 8 (9.64%) Problem Management
11 7 (8.43%) Data Management
11 7 (8.43%) Data Architecture

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 6 (7.23%) Confluence
2 4 (4.82%) SAS
3 3 (3.61%) Apache
4 2 (2.41%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.20%) IIS
5 1 (1.20%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.20%) nginx
5 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) SAP SD
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.41%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.41%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.20%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Google Analytics
1 3 (3.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) PaaS
2 2 (2.41%) SaaS
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) GitHub
3 1 (1.20%) IaaS
3 1 (1.20%) npm
3 1 (1.20%) Office 365
3 1 (1.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) DNS
2 5 (6.02%) Firewall
3 4 (4.82%) LAN
3 4 (4.82%) WAN
3 4 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.20%) DHCP
4 1 (1.20%) Internet
4 1 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) Big Data
1 9 (10.84%) Hadoop
2 6 (7.23%) Data Lake
2 6 (7.23%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.02%) Apache Hive
3 5 (6.02%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.02%) OLAP
3 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.61%) MS Access
4 3 (3.61%) MySQL
5 1 (1.20%) DB2
5 1 (1.20%) GIS
5 1 (1.20%) OLTP
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (12.05%) JIRA
2 8 (9.64%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.82%) Grunt
3 4 (4.82%) gulp
4 3 (3.61%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.61%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.20%) GitLab
5 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.20%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.20%) Mocha
5 1 (1.20%) Protractor
5 1 (1.20%) webpack
General
1 18 (21.69%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Dutch Language
2 5 (6.02%) French Language
2 5 (6.02%) German Language
2 5 (6.02%) Legal
3 4 (4.82%) Marketing
4 3 (3.61%) Automotive
4 3 (3.61%) Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Italian Language
4 3 (3.61%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (25.30%) Analyst
2 13 (15.66%) Developer
3 11 (13.25%) Business Analyst
3 11 (13.25%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.23%) Service Manager
5 5 (6.02%) Contracts Manager
6 4 (4.82%) Administrator
6 4 (4.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (4.82%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (4.82%) HTML Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Hadoop Developer
7 3 (3.61%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Network Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Network Services Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Retail Business Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Salesforce Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) HTML
2 6 (7.23%) jQuery
3 5 (6.02%) AngularJS
3 5 (6.02%) CSS
3 5 (6.02%) RESTful
3 5 (6.02%) SOAP
3 5 (6.02%) XML
4 4 (4.82%) CSS3
4 4 (4.82%) HTML5
4 4 (4.82%) JSON
4 4 (4.82%) LAMP
4 4 (4.82%) Middleware
4 4 (4.82%) Node.js
5 3 (3.61%) Ajax
5 3 (3.61%) JSLint
5 3 (3.61%) JSTL
5 3 (3.61%) Kafka
5 3 (3.61%) Sass
5 3 (3.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (3.61%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.43%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.02%) User Experience
4 4 (4.82%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.61%) AS400
5 3 (3.61%) iPad
6 2 (2.41%) Clustering
6 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.20%) FMCG
7 1 (1.20%) HACMP
7 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.25%) Linux
2 10 (12.05%) Unix
3 8 (9.64%) Windows
4 1 (1.20%) AIX
4 1 (1.20%) Android
4 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.20%) DC/OS
4 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Solaris
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) E-Commerce
2 21 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (14.46%) Project Management
5 9 (10.84%) Analytics
5 9 (10.84%) ITIL
5 9 (10.84%) SDLC
6 8 (9.64%) High Availability
6 8 (9.64%) PRINCE2
6 8 (9.64%) Problem Management
6 8 (9.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (9.64%) Service Delivery
6 8 (9.64%) Service Management
7 7 (8.43%) Data Architecture
7 7 (8.43%) Data Management
7 7 (8.43%) Decision-Making
7 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (7.23%) ITIL V3
8 6 (7.23%) ITSM
8 6 (7.23%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.64%) JavaScript
2 7 (8.43%) SQL
3 6 (7.23%) Java
4 4 (4.82%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.82%) PHP
5 3 (3.61%) Apex Code
5 3 (3.61%) Python
6 2 (2.41%) VBA
7 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) CISA
2 3 (3.61%) CRISC
3 2 (2.41%) ISEB
3 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) Data Quality
1 5 (6.02%) QA
1 5 (6.02%) SLA
2 3 (3.61%) PMO
3 1 (1.20%) GDPR
3 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) GPFS
2 1 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Ambari
1 2 (2.41%) Ganglia
1 2 (2.41%) HP ALM
1 2 (2.41%) Nagios
2 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.20%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Oracle
2 9 (10.84%) hybris
3 8 (9.64%) SAP
4 6 (7.23%) IBM
5 4 (4.82%) Ab Initio
5 4 (4.82%) HP
5 4 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.61%) Google
6 3 (3.61%) Informatica
6 3 (3.61%) JD Edwards
6 3 (3.61%) JDA
6 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.61%) Perforce
6 3 (3.61%) Talend
7 2 (2.41%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.41%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.41%) MapR
8 1 (1.20%) Pega
8 1 (1.20%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow