The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 27 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 32 45
Rank change year-on-year -1 +13  
Contract jobs citing Retail 6 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.99% 3.35% 3.68%
As % of the General category 7.69% 15.19% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 17
Median daily rate £325 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £295 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £590 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Cambridge with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 78 79 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.91% 22.07% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 54
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.45% -25.62%  
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 Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Cambridge

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Cambridge over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Cambridge

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Retail.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Report Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Report Writer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SSRS Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SSRS Report Writer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Report Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Reporting Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SSRS Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft