Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 49 15
Rank change year-on-year +14 -34 +15
Contract jobs citing Retail 86 103 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.40% 4.48% 8.22%
As % of the General category 16.90% 9.77% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 57 101
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +16.44% -18.89%
10th Percentile £213 £215 £105
90th Percentile £525 £530 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +25.00%
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -3.57%

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 509 1,054 658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 31.93% 45.81% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 326 283
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £261 £240 £200
90th Percentile £631 £538 £560
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 18
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +60.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.26 £11.89 £8.63
90th Percentile £48.50 £55.75 £34.05
South East median hourly rate £33.25 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +38.54% -5.88% +2.00%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +10 67 £425 - 22
High Wycombe 0 5 £225 +11.11% 2
Amersham - 3 £225 - 1
Marlow -4 1 £485 -7.62%
Buckingham - 1 £400 - 1
Bletchley - 1 £400 -
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.09%) E-Commerce
3 17 (19.77%) Finance
3 17 (19.77%) Data Management
4 15 (17.44%) Automotive
4 15 (17.44%) SQL
4 15 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (15.12%) ETL
5 13 (15.12%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (13.95%) Data Quality
7 11 (12.79%) High Availability
7 11 (12.79%) Degree
7 11 (12.79%) Data Architecture
7 11 (12.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (12.79%) Windows
8 10 (11.63%) ITIL
8 10 (11.63%) SAS
8 10 (11.63%) SAP
8 10 (11.63%) Informatica
8 10 (11.63%) Ab Initio
8 10 (11.63%) Talend
8 10 (11.63%) Analytics
9 9 (10.47%) Relational Database
9 9 (10.47%) Big Data
9 9 (10.47%) Hadoop
9 9 (10.47%) Apache Hive
9 9 (10.47%) NoSQL
9 9 (10.47%) Data Mapping
9 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence

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 10 (11.63%) SAS
2 2 (2.33%) Apache
2 2 (2.33%) Confluence
3 1 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.16%) CMS
3 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (3.49%) InVision
4 1 (1.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.33%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.33%) SAP MM
1 2 (2.33%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.16%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.16%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.16%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.16%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) npm
2 2 (2.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.16%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.16%) PaaS
3 1 (1.16%) SaaS
3 1 (1.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) DNS
1 1 (1.16%) Firewall
1 1 (1.16%) FTP
1 1 (1.16%) LAN
1 1 (1.16%) WAN
1 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.12%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (10.47%) Apache Hive
2 9 (10.47%) Big Data
2 9 (10.47%) Data Lake
2 9 (10.47%) Hadoop
2 9 (10.47%) NoSQL
2 9 (10.47%) OLAP
2 9 (10.47%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.49%) Power BI
6 2 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.16%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.16%) Redis
7 1 (1.16%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.14%) JIRA
2 4 (4.65%) SoapUI
3 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.33%) Appium
4 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.33%) Selenium
4 2 (2.33%) webpack
4 2 (2.33%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.16%) Calabash
5 1 (1.16%) ChangeMan
5 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.16%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.16%) Xcode
General
1 17 (19.77%) Finance
2 15 (17.44%) Automotive
3 7 (8.14%) German Language
4 4 (4.65%) Legal
4 4 (4.65%) Marketing
5 2 (2.33%) Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Billing
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (34.88%) Analyst
2 18 (20.93%) Developer
3 13 (15.12%) Business Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) Data Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Tester
6 5 (5.81%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Tester
7 4 (4.65%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Designer
8 3 (3.49%) Excel Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Test Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.49%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.49%) UI Designer
8 3 (3.49%) UI/UX Designer
8 3 (3.49%) UX Designer
9 2 (2.33%) Data Business Analyst
9 2 (2.33%) Data Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) Middleware
2 5 (5.81%) SOAP
3 4 (4.65%) .NET
3 4 (4.65%) MDX
4 3 (3.49%) HTML
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.33%) CSS
5 2 (2.33%) JSTL
5 2 (2.33%) Sass
6 1 (1.16%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.16%) ISPF
6 1 (1.16%) JSON
6 1 (1.16%) MFC
6 1 (1.16%) RESTful
6 1 (1.16%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (1.16%) Web Services
6 1 (1.16%) WPF
6 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.14%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.81%) Taxonomies
5 4 (4.65%) User Experience
6 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.33%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.16%) AS400
8 1 (1.16%) DataPower
8 1 (1.16%) HACMP
8 1 (1.16%) iSeries
8 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.16%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) Windows
2 6 (6.98%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.33%) Android
3 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.33%) Linux
3 2 (2.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.09%) E-Commerce
3 17 (19.77%) Data Management
4 13 (15.12%) ETL
5 11 (12.79%) Data Architecture
5 11 (12.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (12.79%) High Availability
5 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (11.63%) Analytics
6 10 (11.63%) ITIL
7 9 (10.47%) B2C
7 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (10.47%) Data Mapping
8 8 (9.30%) Data Analysis
8 8 (9.30%) Mentoring
8 8 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (9.30%) Test Automation
9 7 (8.14%) Business Analytics
9 7 (8.14%) Computer Science
9 7 (8.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.44%) SQL
2 5 (5.81%) C#
3 4 (4.65%) Java
3 4 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.33%) C++
5 2 (2.33%) Ruby
6 1 (1.16%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.16%) JCL
6 1 (1.16%) Python
6 1 (1.16%) REXX
6 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (4.65%) ISEB
4 2 (2.33%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.16%) CISA
5 1 (1.16%) CISM
5 1 (1.16%) CISSP
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.95%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.98%) SLA
3 4 (4.65%) QA
4 2 (2.33%) COBIT
4 2 (2.33%) PMO
5 1 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (1.16%) GDPR
5 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) Docker
2 1 (1.16%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Ambari
1 2 (2.33%) Ganglia
1 2 (2.33%) Nagios
2 1 (1.16%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) Ab Initio
1 10 (11.63%) Informatica
1 10 (11.63%) SAP
1 10 (11.63%) Talend
2 9 (10.47%) Oracle
3 6 (6.98%) hybris
4 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.65%) Adobe
6 2 (2.33%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.33%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.33%) MapR
7 1 (1.16%) Ariba
7 1 (1.16%) Concur
7 1 (1.16%) HP
7 1 (1.16%) IBM
7 1 (1.16%) webMethods