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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 18 29
Rank change year-on-year -24 +11  
Contract jobs citing Retail 51 81 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.94% 8.63% 5.81%
As % of the General category 11.21% 18.71% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 44 35
Median daily rate £368 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £258 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £543 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.61 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -57.33% +134.37%  

Retail is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 455 433 482
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 44.09% 46.11% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 194 201
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 6
Median hourly rate £29.00 £12.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.66% -70.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.04 £10.24 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Retail as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -17 46 £352 -12.00% 6
Marlow - 1 £775 -
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 37 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (33.00%) Banking
3 29 (29.00%) Finance
4 23 (23.00%) Java
5 21 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (19.00%) Test Automation
6 19 (19.00%) JIRA
6 19 (19.00%) SQL
7 17 (17.00%) TDD
8 14 (14.00%) Corporate Banking
8 14 (14.00%) IBM
8 14 (14.00%) REST
9 13 (13.00%) Jenkins
10 12 (12.00%) Internet
10 12 (12.00%) JavaScript
10 12 (12.00%) Web Services
10 12 (12.00%) Windows
10 12 (12.00%) AngularJS
10 12 (12.00%) BDD
11 11 (11.00%) MongoDB
11 11 (11.00%) Open Source
11 11 (11.00%) E-Commerce
11 11 (11.00%) Project Management
11 11 (11.00%) Automotive
12 10 (10.00%) Scrum
12 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 10 (10.00%) OO
12 10 (10.00%) SOAP
12 10 (10.00%) Git (software)
12 10 (10.00%) Mobile App

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 (6.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.00%) Confluence
3 2 (2.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.00%) CMS
4 1 (1.00%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.00%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Magento
1 1 (1.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.00%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.00%) OpenShift
2 4 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.00%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.00%) Google Checkout
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.00%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (1.00%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.00%) LAN
2 2 (2.00%) WAN
3 1 (1.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.00%) Redis
3 3 (3.00%) Big Data
3 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.00%) Endeca
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.00%) Power BI
5 1 (1.00%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (19.00%) JIRA
2 13 (13.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.00%) GitLab
4 8 (8.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 8 (8.00%) Mocha
4 8 (8.00%) Protractor
5 6 (6.00%) Calabash
5 6 (6.00%) Selenium
6 5 (5.00%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.00%) Appium
7 4 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.00%) Bitbucket
7 4 (4.00%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.00%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.00%) Ant
9 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.00%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.00%) Maven
9 2 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 33 (33.00%) Banking
2 29 (29.00%) Finance
3 14 (14.00%) Corporate Banking
4 11 (11.00%) Automotive
5 5 (5.00%) German Language
5 5 (5.00%) Retail Banking
6 4 (4.00%) Marketing
7 3 (3.00%) Legal
8 2 (2.00%) Billing
9 1 (1.00%) Back Office
9 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.00%) Spanish Language
9 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (14.00%) Project Manager
2 13 (13.00%) Architect
2 13 (13.00%) Developer
3 12 (12.00%) Analyst
4 10 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 10 (10.00%) Tester
5 7 (7.00%) QA Automation Tester
5 7 (7.00%) QA Tester
6 6 (6.00%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Deployment Manager
8 4 (4.00%) EPoS Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (3.00%) Consultant
9 3 (3.00%) EPoS Project Manager
9 3 (3.00%) Product Owner
9 3 (3.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.00%) REST
2 12 (12.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (12.00%) Web Services
3 10 (10.00%) SOAP
4 9 (9.00%) Node.js
5 8 (8.00%) Chai
6 7 (7.00%) RESTful
7 6 (6.00%) jQuery
8 3 (3.00%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (3.00%) Entity Framework
8 3 (3.00%) Fluent NHibernate
8 3 (3.00%) HTML
8 3 (3.00%) Java EE
8 3 (3.00%) JSON
8 3 (3.00%) Kafka
8 3 (3.00%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (3.00%) Spring
8 3 (3.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (3.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.00%) EPoS
3 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (4.00%) Online Banking
5 3 (3.00%) User Experience
6 2 (2.00%) FMCG
6 2 (2.00%) IVR
6 2 (2.00%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.00%) Clustering
7 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.00%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.00%) iPad
7 1 (1.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.00%) Windows
2 5 (5.00%) Android
3 4 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.00%) AIX
4 3 (3.00%) Linux
4 3 (3.00%) Unix
5 2 (2.00%) MVS
5 2 (2.00%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.00%) CentOS
6 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (19.00%) Test Automation
4 17 (17.00%) TDD
5 12 (12.00%) BDD
6 11 (11.00%) E-Commerce
6 11 (11.00%) Open Source
6 11 (11.00%) Project Management
7 10 (10.00%) OO
7 10 (10.00%) Scrum
8 9 (9.00%) Functional Testing
8 9 (9.00%) Workflow
9 8 (8.00%) B2C
9 8 (8.00%) Build Automation
9 8 (8.00%) Dependency Management
9 8 (8.00%) ITIL
9 8 (8.00%) SDLC
9 8 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (7.00%) DevOps
10 7 (7.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.00%) Java
2 19 (19.00%) SQL
3 12 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.00%) C#
4 7 (7.00%) Ruby
5 6 (6.00%) C++
6 5 (5.00%) Python
6 5 (5.00%) VB
7 4 (4.00%) Apple Swift
8 3 (3.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.00%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.00%) Perl
9 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.00%) ABAP
10 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.00%) C
10 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (8.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.00%) Master's Degree
3 3 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.00%) ACCA
4 2 (2.00%) CIMA
4 2 (2.00%) CISM
4 2 (2.00%) CISSP
5 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) QA
2 4 (4.00%) PMO
3 3 (3.00%) SLA
4 2 (2.00%) COBIT
4 2 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.00%) ISO 22301
5 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (8.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.00%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) Marathon
1 3 (3.00%) Mesos
2 2 (2.00%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.00%) Ansible
3 1 (1.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.00%) Puppet
3 1 (1.00%) Salt
3 1 (1.00%) SCCM
3 1 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (14.00%) IBM
2 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.00%) Oracle
4 3 (3.00%) Cognos
4 3 (3.00%) hybris
4 3 (3.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.00%) Avaya
5 2 (2.00%) Coremetrics
5 2 (2.00%) Google
5 2 (2.00%) PayPal
5 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (1.00%) AppSense
6 1 (1.00%) ATG
6 1 (1.00%) Citrix
6 1 (1.00%) NCR
6 1 (1.00%) Remedy
6 1 (1.00%) Sun
6 1 (1.00%) ThinPrint
6 1 (1.00%) Veritas
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