Period
to 19 May 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 19 May 2019 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 29 24
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -7
Contract jobs citing Retail 143 180 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.86% 6.10% 6.45%
As % of the General category 21.50% 18.95% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 113 131
East Midlands median daily rate £385 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +25.00% -24.53%
10th Percentile £151 £178 £113
90th Percentile £575 £536 £475
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -41.86% -50.86%
10th Percentile £13.63 £10.95 £20.75
90th Percentile £14.14 £13.90 £22.25
England median hourly rate £15.71 £15.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% -1.61% +16.98%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 665 950 1,050
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 31.89% 32.17% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 574 698
East Midlands median daily rate £395 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £200 £219
90th Percentile £550 £542 £563
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 40
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £19.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -21.82% +9.64%
10th Percentile £10.24 £10.44 £10.20
90th Percentile £39.35 £43.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £30.00 £26.83 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.82% +7.32% -7.15%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in the East Midlands

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in the East Midlands

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in the East Midlands

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in the East Midlands

Retail
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 May 2019. 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
Nottinghamshire +9 58 £385 +2.67% 16
Leicestershire +2 48 £350 -12.50% 26
Northamptonshire -22 16 £463 +19.35% 12
Derbyshire +10 12 £288 -20.14% 8
Lincolnshire +1 1 - - 3
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Retail.

1 48 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (26.57%) Microsoft
3 36 (25.17%) SQL Server
4 32 (22.38%) E-Commerce
5 30 (20.98%) SQL
6 24 (16.78%) Windows
7 23 (16.08%) .NET
8 20 (13.99%) SAP
8 20 (13.99%) C#
9 19 (13.29%) NHS
9 19 (13.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 18 (12.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (11.89%) Oracle
12 16 (11.19%) ASP.NET
12 16 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (10.49%) Active Directory
14 14 (9.79%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
15 13 (9.09%) T-SQL
15 13 (9.09%) PL/SQL
15 13 (9.09%) Finance
16 11 (7.69%) HTML
16 11 (7.69%) JavaScript
16 11 (7.69%) CSS
16 11 (7.69%) WPF
16 11 (7.69%) PMO
16 11 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (6.99%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (6.99%) SQL Server 2012

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (2.80%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.40%) JBoss
2 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.70%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.70%) DNN
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.70%) SAS
3 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Retail-J
1 5 (3.50%) SAP Retail
2 2 (1.40%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.40%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.40%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.70%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.70%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.70%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 1 (0.70%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (4.20%) Office 365
5 2 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.40%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.40%) SaaS
6 1 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.70%) PaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.80%) VPN
2 3 (2.10%) Firewall
2 3 (2.10%) MPLS
2 3 (2.10%) VLAN
2 3 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.40%) 3G
3 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.70%) Internet
4 1 (0.70%) NAS
4 1 (0.70%) Network Security
4 1 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.70%) SAN
4 1 (0.70%) Skype
4 1 (0.70%) VoIP
4 1 (0.70%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (9.79%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (6.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.90%) MySQL
6 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.80%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.10%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.40%) Power BI
9 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.70%) GIS
10 1 (0.70%) Informix
10 1 (0.70%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 10 (6.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.50%) TeamCity
3 4 (2.80%) Cucumber
3 4 (2.80%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.80%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (2.80%) Selenium
4 2 (1.40%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.40%) JIRA
4 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.70%) Moq
5 1 (0.70%) NUnit
5 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.10%) Marketing
2 3 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.40%) Banking
4 1 (0.70%) Automotive
4 1 (0.70%) Digital Economy
4 1 (0.70%) Games
4 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.70%) Law
4 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (19.58%) Analyst
2 27 (18.88%) Developer
3 15 (10.49%) Consultant
4 13 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 13 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 13 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 12 (8.39%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.59%) Architect
6 8 (5.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (5.59%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.59%) SQL Developer
6 8 (5.59%) Test Analyst
7 7 (4.90%) Programme Manager
7 7 (4.90%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.20%) AWS Consultant
8 6 (4.20%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.20%) SAP Consultant
8 6 (4.20%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.08%) .NET
2 16 (11.19%) ASP.NET
3 11 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (7.69%) CSS
3 11 (7.69%) HTML
3 11 (7.69%) WPF
4 10 (6.99%) jQuery
5 9 (6.29%) WCF
5 9 (6.29%) WinForms
6 8 (5.59%) AngularJS
6 8 (5.59%) Middleware
7 7 (4.90%) React
8 6 (4.20%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.50%) .NET Core
10 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.80%) CSS3
10 4 (2.80%) Gherkin
10 4 (2.80%) HTML5
11 3 (2.10%) Entity Framework
11 3 (2.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.29%) NHS
2 14 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.99%) EPoS
4 5 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.80%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.80%) Robotics
5 4 (2.80%) User Experience
6 3 (2.10%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.40%) FMCG
7 2 (1.40%) iPhone
7 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.40%) PMI
8 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.70%) BYOD
8 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.70%) iPad
8 1 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.78%) Windows
2 8 (5.59%) Linux
3 5 (3.50%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.80%) Android
4 4 (2.80%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.80%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (22.38%) E-Commerce
3 16 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (6.29%) Test Automation
6 8 (5.59%) DevOps
7 7 (4.90%) MVC
8 6 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (4.20%) ETL
8 6 (4.20%) Web Development
9 5 (3.50%) BDD
9 5 (3.50%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.50%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (3.50%) High Availability
9 5 (3.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (3.50%) Scrum
9 5 (3.50%) SOA
9 5 (3.50%) Web Design
10 4 (2.80%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.98%) SQL
2 20 (13.99%) C#
3 13 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 13 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 11 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.59%) Java
5 8 (5.59%) PHP
6 7 (4.90%) Python
7 2 (1.40%) C
7 2 (1.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.40%) MCSA
2 2 (1.40%) MCSE
2 2 (1.40%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.70%) CCENT
3 1 (0.70%) CISA
3 1 (0.70%) ISEB
3 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.70%) MCDBA
3 1 (0.70%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.69%) PMO
2 2 (1.40%) COBIT
3 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.70%) GDPR
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (10.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.10%) Firmware
3 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.70%) vSphere
4 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.20%) Ansible
2 5 (3.50%) Terraform
3 2 (1.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (26.57%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.99%) SAP
3 17 (11.89%) Oracle
4 8 (5.59%) Google
5 5 (3.50%) Workday
6 4 (2.80%) IBM
7 3 (2.10%) Aerohive Networks
7 3 (2.10%) Citrix
7 3 (2.10%) HP
7 3 (2.10%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.10%) VMware
8 2 (1.40%) JDA
8 2 (1.40%) McAfee
9 1 (0.70%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.70%) Cisco
9 1 (0.70%) IronPort
9 1 (0.70%) Kaseya
9 1 (0.70%) Netezza
9 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.70%) Symantec