Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 49 15
Rank change year-on-year +7 -34 +15
Contract jobs citing Retail 79 94 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.42% 4.19% 8.30%
As % of the General category 13.14% 8.77% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 41 106
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -10.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £213 £215 £105
90th Percentile £578 £550 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £421 £438
% change year-on-year +6.82% -3.71% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +12.90%
10th Percentile £16.40 £11.53 £16.25
90th Percentile £30.60 £19.00 £18.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +25.93% -18.18%

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 601 1,072 759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 33.59% 47.79% 42.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 340 331
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £390 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -6.02% +10.67%
10th Percentile £255 £215 £218
90th Percentile £575 £530 £530
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 42 21
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.66 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.56% +30.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £12.29 £9.31 £10.23
90th Percentile £50.60 £77.50 £62.50
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year +62.50% -6.22% -0.80%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +4 65 £425 +18.06% 25
High Wycombe -2 5 £225 +5.26% 6
Buckingham - 1 £400 - 2
Bletchley - 1 £400 -
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 22 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.32%) E-Commerce
3 13 (16.46%) Oracle
3 13 (16.46%) Finance
4 12 (15.19%) Data Management
4 12 (15.19%) Project Management
4 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (13.92%) SDLC
5 11 (13.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (12.66%) Automotive
6 10 (12.66%) High Availability
7 9 (11.39%) Degree
7 9 (11.39%) Data Architecture
7 9 (11.39%) Test Automation
8 8 (10.13%) Hadoop
8 8 (10.13%) Waterfall
8 8 (10.13%) Big Data
8 8 (10.13%) Analytics
8 8 (10.13%) ETL
8 8 (10.13%) SQL
8 8 (10.13%) SAP
8 8 (10.13%) Windows
8 8 (10.13%) Data Lake
9 7 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (8.86%) PRINCE2
9 7 (8.86%) OLAP
9 7 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (8.86%) TDD
9 7 (8.86%) Business Analytics

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 5 (6.33%) SAS
2 2 (2.53%) Apache
3 1 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.27%) Confluence
3 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) SAP SD
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.53%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.53%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) npm
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.27%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.27%) PaaS
3 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Firewall
2 3 (3.80%) DNS
2 3 (3.80%) LAN
2 3 (3.80%) WAN
2 3 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) Big Data
1 8 (10.13%) Data Lake
1 8 (10.13%) Hadoop
2 7 (8.86%) Apache Hive
2 7 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (8.86%) NoSQL
2 7 (8.86%) OLAP
2 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.27%) DB2
3 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.27%) Redis
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) JIRA
2 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.80%) Zephyr
4 2 (2.53%) Appium
4 2 (2.53%) Selenium
4 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.53%) webpack
5 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.27%) Calabash
5 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.27%) GitLab
5 1 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.27%) Mocha
5 1 (1.27%) Protractor
5 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.27%) Xcode
General
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 10 (12.66%) Automotive
3 7 (8.86%) German Language
4 6 (7.59%) Marketing
5 5 (6.33%) Legal
6 4 (5.06%) Dutch Language
6 4 (5.06%) French Language
7 3 (3.80%) Banking
7 3 (3.80%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (2.53%) Italian Language
8 2 (2.53%) Spanish Language
9 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (30.38%) Analyst
2 14 (17.72%) Business Analyst
3 11 (13.92%) Project Manager
4 10 (12.66%) Developer
5 6 (7.59%) Tester
6 5 (6.33%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Administrator
7 4 (5.06%) Contracts Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.80%) Consultant
8 3 (3.80%) Excel Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Tester
8 3 (3.80%) Test Consultant
9 2 (2.53%) Compliance Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Data Business Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Network Services Manager
9 2 (2.53%) Retail Business Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Senior Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) SOAP
2 5 (6.33%) Middleware
3 3 (3.80%) CSS
3 3 (3.80%) HTML
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.53%) JSON
4 2 (2.53%) JSTL
4 2 (2.53%) RESTful
4 2 (2.53%) Sass
4 2 (2.53%) Web Services
5 1 (1.27%) .NET
5 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.27%) CSS3
5 1 (1.27%) HTML5
5 1 (1.27%) Kafka
5 1 (1.27%) LESS
5 1 (1.27%) MFC
5 1 (1.27%) Node.js
5 1 (1.27%) REST
5 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.80%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.53%) AS400
6 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.27%) DataPower
7 1 (1.27%) FMCG
7 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) Unix
3 5 (6.33%) Linux
4 2 (2.53%) Android
4 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.32%) E-Commerce
3 12 (15.19%) Data Management
3 12 (15.19%) Project Management
4 11 (13.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (13.92%) SDLC
5 10 (12.66%) High Availability
6 9 (11.39%) Data Architecture
6 9 (11.39%) Test Automation
7 8 (10.13%) Analytics
7 8 (10.13%) ETL
7 8 (10.13%) Waterfall
8 7 (8.86%) Business Analytics
8 7 (8.86%) Data Mapping
8 7 (8.86%) PRINCE2
8 7 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (8.86%) TDD
9 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
9 6 (7.59%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.13%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) Java
2 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.80%) C#
4 2 (2.53%) C++
4 2 (2.53%) Ruby
5 1 (1.27%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) ISEB
3 2 (2.53%) CISA
3 2 (2.53%) CRISC
3 2 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.53%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) Data Quality
2 6 (7.59%) QA
3 2 (2.53%) PMO
3 2 (2.53%) SLA
4 1 (1.27%) GDPR
4 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Ambari
1 2 (2.53%) Ganglia
1 2 (2.53%) Nagios
2 1 (1.27%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 13 (16.46%) Oracle
2 8 (10.13%) SAP
3 7 (8.86%) hybris
4 6 (7.59%) Ab Initio
5 5 (6.33%) Informatica
5 5 (6.33%) Talend
6 2 (2.53%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.53%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.53%) IBM
6 2 (2.53%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.53%) JDA
6 2 (2.53%) MapR
6 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.27%) Adobe
7 1 (1.27%) Citrix
7 1 (1.27%) HP
7 1 (1.27%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.27%) webMethods