Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 22 17
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 +9
Contract jobs citing Retail 182 217 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.07% 6.83% 8.80%
As % of the General category 19.53% 19.19% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 169 166
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £285 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.58% -28.75% -
10th Percentile £192 £105 £245
90th Percentile £538 £501 £506
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £21.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.21% -50.86% -
10th Percentile £12.90 £20.75 £43.13
90th Percentile £32.00 £22.25 £44.38
England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% +25.00% -0.74%

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 932 1,131 1,018
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 31.09% 35.61% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 792 660
East Midlands median daily rate £380 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £211 £200 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 32
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +2.86% +59.09%
10th Percentile £8.61 £9.38 £10.04
90th Percentile £43.75 £33.75 £42.15
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +15.69%

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 21 February 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 February 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
Nottinghamshire -2 73 £425 +6.25% 31
Leicestershire +4 48 £343 +24.55% 19
Derbyshire -7 22 £325 +116.67% 16
Northamptonshire -11 17 £375 +66.67% 21
Rutland - 1 £375 -
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Retail.

1 67 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (21.98%) Finance
3 32 (17.58%) Test Automation
4 31 (17.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (15.93%) SQL Server
6 27 (14.84%) Java
6 27 (14.84%) Project Management
7 25 (13.74%) C#
7 25 (13.74%) E-Commerce
8 24 (13.19%) Oracle
9 22 (12.09%) SAP
9 22 (12.09%) CSS
9 22 (12.09%) HTML
9 22 (12.09%) SQL
9 22 (12.09%) Business Analysis
9 22 (12.09%) jQuery
10 21 (11.54%) .NET
11 20 (10.99%) HTML5
11 20 (10.99%) CSS3
11 20 (10.99%) Front End Development
12 19 (10.44%) JavaScript
12 19 (10.44%) Scrum
12 19 (10.44%) Manufacturing
13 18 (9.89%) Migration
13 18 (9.89%) Selenium
14 17 (9.34%) BDD
15 15 (8.24%) Windows
15 15 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (8.24%) DevOps
15 15 (8.24%) React

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 12 (6.59%) CMS
2 3 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.10%) Confluence
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (5.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (2.20%) NetSuite
2 4 (2.20%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (1.65%) SAP Retail
4 2 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.10%) iTrent
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.10%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.10%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.10%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.55%) Demantra
5 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.55%) Maximo
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.55%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.55%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.55%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.30%) SaaS
2 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.55%) IaaS
4 1 (0.55%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Office 365
4 1 (0.55%) PaaS
4 1 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.20%) Firewall
2 3 (1.65%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.65%) VPN
3 2 (1.10%) MPLS
4 1 (0.55%) LAN
4 1 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.04%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.49%) Big Data
3 10 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (5.49%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.30%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (3.30%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.10%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.55%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (9.89%) Selenium
2 12 (6.59%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.59%) WebDriver
3 6 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.75%) TestPartner
5 4 (2.20%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.20%) JIRA
6 3 (1.65%) Xcode
7 2 (1.10%) Qt Creator
7 2 (1.10%) Visual Website Optimizer
8 1 (0.55%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.55%) Moq
8 1 (0.55%) NUnit
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.55%) Protractor
8 1 (0.55%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 40 (21.98%) Finance
2 19 (10.44%) Manufacturing
3 13 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.30%) Publishing
5 3 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.10%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Billing
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Local Government
7 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (34.62%) Analyst
2 35 (19.23%) Developer
3 34 (18.68%) Business Analyst
4 19 (10.44%) Architect
5 16 (8.79%) HTML Developer
5 16 (8.79%) Project Manager
5 16 (8.79%) Test Analyst
6 15 (8.24%) HTML CSS Developer
7 14 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.95%) Automation Test Analyst
10 9 (4.95%) IT Manager
10 9 (4.95%) IT Project Manager
10 9 (4.95%) Retail Business Analyst
10 9 (4.95%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 8 (4.40%) .NET Developer
11 8 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (4.40%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.09%) CSS
1 22 (12.09%) HTML
1 22 (12.09%) jQuery
2 21 (11.54%) .NET
3 20 (10.99%) CSS3
3 20 (10.99%) HTML5
4 15 (8.24%) React
5 10 (5.49%) Sass
6 9 (4.95%) Node.js
6 9 (4.95%) Web Services
7 8 (4.40%) ASP.NET
7 8 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (3.85%) .NET Core
8 7 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (2.20%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.20%) Gherkin
10 2 (1.10%) iOS SDK
10 2 (1.10%) PRADO
10 2 (1.10%) Qt
10 2 (1.10%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.69%) User Experience
2 13 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.49%) NHS
4 7 (3.85%) EPoS
5 6 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.65%) Clustering
6 3 (1.65%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.65%) Replication
7 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.10%) FMCG
8 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.55%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.55%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.24%) Windows
2 11 (6.04%) Linux
3 9 (4.95%) Unix
4 5 (2.75%) HPUX
5 3 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.10%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.10%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.55%) VMS
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (17.58%) Test Automation
3 31 (17.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (14.84%) Project Management
5 25 (13.74%) E-Commerce
6 22 (12.09%) Business Analysis
7 20 (10.99%) Front End Development
8 19 (10.44%) Scrum
9 18 (9.89%) Migration
10 17 (9.34%) BDD
11 15 (8.24%) DevOps
11 15 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (7.69%) TDD
13 13 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (7.14%) ERP
14 11 (6.04%) Analytics
15 10 (5.49%) MVC
16 9 (4.95%) Change Management
16 9 (4.95%) Open Source
16 9 (4.95%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.84%) Java
2 25 (13.74%) C#
3 22 (12.09%) SQL
4 19 (10.44%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.49%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.65%) C++
6 3 (1.65%) Scala
7 2 (1.10%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.55%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.55%) Perl
8 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.55%) Python
8 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (3.30%) ISEB
1 6 (3.30%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.10%) Degree
3 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.55%) IIBA
3 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.55%) MCSA
3 1 (0.55%) MCSE
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.95%) PMO
1 9 (4.95%) QA
2 3 (1.65%) GDPR
2 3 (1.65%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.10%) HL7
4 1 (0.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.55%) CDISC
4 1 (0.55%) COBIT
4 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.55%) GxP
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 9002
4 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.55%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.55%) RSA enVision
1 1 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (13.19%) Oracle
2 22 (12.09%) SAP
3 14 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.04%) Adobe
4 11 (6.04%) hybris
5 6 (3.30%) Infor
6 4 (2.20%) Citrix
7 3 (1.65%) JDA
7 3 (1.65%) Twitter
7 3 (1.65%) VMware
7 3 (1.65%) Workday
8 2 (1.10%) Apple
8 2 (1.10%) Google
8 2 (1.10%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.10%) MapR
8 2 (1.10%) Optimizely
8 2 (1.10%) Qubit
8 2 (1.10%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.10%) RedGate
8 2 (1.10%) Tableau