Period
to 19 September 2020

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 19 September 2020 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
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 44 50
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 6 59 78
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.41% 4.02% 4.13%
As % of the General category 3.59% 10.71% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 26 39
Median daily rate £400 £468 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.44% +16.88% +14.12%
10th Percentile £300 £293 £196
90th Percentile £538 £559 £594
South East median daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.33% +37.50%
South East median hourly rate £10.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -44.44% -23.40% +38.24%

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 167 551 748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 39.29% 37.56% 39.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 266 344
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £250
90th Percentile £638 £581 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 30
Median hourly rate £42.50 £24.25 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.26% +44.09% -11.42%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.57 £12.96
90th Percentile £53.85 £42.70 £51.18
Median hourly rate £24.30 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -11.64% +5.77% +30.00%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Buckinghamshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Retail in Buckinghamshire.

Daily rate trend for Retail in Buckinghamshire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Retail in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Retail in Buckinghamshire

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Retail in Buckinghamshire.

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 19 September 2020. 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 +8 6 £400 -13.04% 3
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, 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 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Big Data
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Strategic Roadmap
3 2 (33.33%) Architecture Roadmap
3 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (16.67%) Power BI
4 1 (16.67%) OpenJDK
4 1 (16.67%) Fintech
4 1 (16.67%) Black Duck
4 1 (16.67%) Sequence Diagram
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Thought Leadership
4 1 (16.67%) Power Platform
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Protocol Buffers

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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) Power BI
2 1 (16.67%) QlikView
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Data Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) OpenJDK
3 1 (16.67%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
3 1 (16.67%) Spring Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Velocity
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Architecture Roadmap
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Strategic Roadmap
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Fintech
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Sequence Diagram
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Thought Leadership
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Black Duck
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO