Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 18 29
Rank change year-on-year -39 +11 -13
Contract jobs citing Retail 90 146 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.81% 8.28% 5.74%
As % of the General category 7.88% 19.86% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 107 93
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -27.78% +16.13%
10th Percentile £198 £105 £264
90th Percentile £520 £575 £700
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +32.08% +15.22%
10th Percentile £12.42 £16.25 £10.93
90th Percentile £18.60 £18.75 £15.78
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +33.66%

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 1142 735 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 48.29% 41.69% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 312 531
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £218 £200 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £503
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 22 20
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -7.69% +30.00%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.07 £8.50
90th Percentile £51.38 £62.50 £45.13
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -18.37% +8.89% +28.57%

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 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -36 73 £425 +88.89% 3
High Wycombe -12 4 £214 +103.57%
Wycombe - 3 £230 -
Marlow +2 1 £650 +261.11%
Aylesbury - 1 £600 - 2
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 (41.11%) Finance
2 32 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 17 (18.89%) Java
5 16 (17.78%) B2C
5 16 (17.78%) Automotive
5 16 (17.78%) JIRA
6 15 (16.67%) Banking
6 15 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (14.44%) Project Management
8 13 (14.44%) JavaScript
8 13 (14.44%) SQL
8 13 (14.44%) Git (software)
9 12 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (12.22%) Web Services
10 11 (12.22%) Analytics
11 10 (11.11%) TDD
11 10 (11.11%) Oracle
11 10 (11.11%) SLA
12 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 9 (10.00%) ITIL
12 9 (10.00%) SOAP
12 9 (10.00%) Spring
12 9 (10.00%) REST
12 9 (10.00%) Big Data
13 8 (8.89%) Test Automation
13 8 (8.89%) Hadoop
13 8 (8.89%) Maven
13 8 (8.89%) WebSphere

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 8 (8.89%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (4.44%) Confluence
3 4 (4.44%) SAS
4 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.22%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.22%) CMS
6 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Google Analytics
1 5 (5.56%) Google Checkout
2 2 (2.22%) SaaS
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.11%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (1.11%) npm
3 1 (1.11%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.11%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) Internet
2 2 (2.22%) HTTP
2 2 (2.22%) SAN
3 1 (1.11%) Firewall
3 1 (1.11%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (1.11%) PBX
3 1 (1.11%) PSTN
3 1 (1.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) Big Data
2 8 (8.89%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.56%) Data Lake
3 5 (5.56%) Endeca
4 4 (4.44%) Cloudera CDH
4 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.44%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.44%) Redis
5 2 (2.22%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.22%) HBase
5 2 (2.22%) Impala
5 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.22%) PowerCenter
5 2 (2.22%) Sqoop
6 1 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (17.78%) JIRA
2 15 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 13 (14.44%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.89%) Eclipse
4 8 (8.89%) Maven
5 7 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (5.56%) Ant
6 5 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 5 (5.56%) Hudson
6 5 (5.56%) Selenium
6 5 (5.56%) Subversion
7 4 (4.44%) Appium
7 4 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.44%) Bitbucket
7 4 (4.44%) Calabash
7 4 (4.44%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.33%) IntelliJ
8 3 (3.33%) PhantomJS
8 3 (3.33%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (41.11%) Finance
2 16 (17.78%) Automotive
3 15 (16.67%) Banking
4 7 (7.78%) Corporate Banking
5 5 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.44%) Retail Banking
7 3 (3.33%) German Language
7 3 (3.33%) Marketing
8 2 (2.22%) French Language
9 1 (1.11%) Back Office
9 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (28.89%) Analyst
2 14 (15.56%) Developer
3 11 (12.22%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.89%) Java Developer
5 6 (6.67%) Administrator
5 6 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 6 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Tester
6 5 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
6 5 (5.56%) IT Manager
6 5 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Architect
7 4 (4.44%) Deployment Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Digital Project Manager
7 4 (4.44%) QA Automation Tester
7 4 (4.44%) QA Tester
8 3 (3.33%) Oracle Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) Web Services
2 9 (10.00%) REST
2 9 (10.00%) SOAP
2 9 (10.00%) Spring
3 7 (7.78%) JSTL
4 6 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 6 (6.67%) Spring MVC
5 5 (5.56%) Ajax
5 5 (5.56%) CSS
5 5 (5.56%) EJB
5 5 (5.56%) HTML
5 5 (5.56%) Java EE
5 5 (5.56%) jQuery
5 5 (5.56%) JSP
5 5 (5.56%) Kafka
5 5 (5.56%) Lucene
5 5 (5.56%) Struts
6 4 (4.44%) RESTful
7 3 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (3.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.78%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.33%) Social Media
4 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.22%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) New Media
5 1 (1.11%) EPoS
5 1 (1.11%) iPad
5 1 (1.11%) iPhone
5 1 (1.11%) IVR
5 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.11%) Robotics
5 1 (1.11%) User Experience
5 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Windows
2 5 (5.56%) Android
3 4 (4.44%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.44%) Linux
3 4 (4.44%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.33%) Unix
5 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.11%) MVS
6 1 (1.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 16 (17.78%) B2C
4 13 (14.44%) Project Management
5 12 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (12.22%) Analytics
7 10 (11.11%) TDD
8 9 (10.00%) ITIL
9 8 (8.89%) Test Automation
10 7 (7.78%) Scrum
10 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.67%) Data Analysis
11 6 (6.67%) MVC
11 6 (6.67%) SDLC
11 6 (6.67%) SOA
11 6 (6.67%) User Stories
12 5 (5.56%) Big Data Analytics
12 5 (5.56%) Data Analytics
12 5 (5.56%) Open Source
12 5 (5.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.89%) Java
2 13 (14.44%) JavaScript
2 13 (14.44%) SQL
3 5 (5.56%) C#
4 4 (4.44%) Apple Swift
4 4 (4.44%) Ruby
5 2 (2.22%) Python
5 2 (2.22%) Scala
6 1 (1.11%) R
6 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) Degree
2 5 (5.56%) ISEB
3 2 (2.22%) CISM
3 2 (2.22%) CISSP
3 2 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) SLA
2 7 (7.78%) QA
3 2 (2.22%) COBIT
3 2 (2.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.11%) GDPR
4 1 (1.11%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (7.78%) Docker
2 2 (2.22%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.33%) Consul
2 3 (3.33%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.33%) Mesos
3 1 (1.11%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (11.11%) Oracle
2 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.78%) HP
4 5 (5.56%) Coremetrics
4 5 (5.56%) Google
4 5 (5.56%) hybris
4 5 (5.56%) IBM
4 5 (5.56%) PayPal
5 4 (4.44%) SAP
5 4 (4.44%) Tableau
6 3 (3.33%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.22%) Blue Prism
7 2 (2.22%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.11%) Avaya
8 1 (1.11%) Cognos
8 1 (1.11%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.11%) Polycom
8 1 (1.11%) Progress
8 1 (1.11%) Qualys