Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 30 22
Rank change year-on-year +19 -8 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail 241 218 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.18% 6.85% 6.95%
As % of the General category 28.39% 21.06% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 155 175
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +29.03% -22.50%
10th Percentile £263 £200 £105
90th Percentile £575 £545 £503
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +39.53% -21.46%
10th Percentile £13.81 £21.78 £20.75
90th Percentile £14.88 £32.00 £22.25
England median hourly rate £13.85 £17.50 £14.73
% change year-on-year -20.89% +18.85% +3.33%

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 849 1,035 1,160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 32.34% 32.52% 35.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 657 796
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £388 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.45% -2.21% -0.94%
10th Percentile £281 £230 £209
90th Percentile £555 £539 £575
England median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 34
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +0.50% -0.50%
10th Percentile £9.95 £8.44 £8.69
90th Percentile £26.25 £42.75 £39.88
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.60 £23.68
% change year-on-year -9.77% +12.33% -5.28%

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 16 December 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
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 16 December 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
Leicestershire +12 102 £425 +25.00% 29
Nottinghamshire +1 60 £350 -22.22% 25
Northamptonshire +16 34 £450 +24.14% 18
Derbyshire -1 21 £413 +87.50% 11
Lincolnshire +10 7 £288 +173.81% 6
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 62 (25.73%) SAP
2 52 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (19.92%) E-Commerce
4 43 (17.84%) SQL Server
5 37 (15.35%) SQL
5 37 (15.35%) Microsoft
6 35 (14.52%) Oracle
7 33 (13.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (9.13%) Finance
9 22 (9.13%) Relational Database
10 21 (8.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (8.71%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (8.71%) IBM
11 19 (7.88%) Windows
11 19 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (7.05%) Project Management
13 17 (7.05%) Middleware
13 17 (7.05%) NHS
14 16 (6.64%) T-SQL
14 16 (6.64%) C#
14 16 (6.64%) VPN
15 15 (6.22%) WebSphere
15 15 (6.22%) Active Directory
15 15 (6.22%) Java
15 15 (6.22%) JavaScript
16 14 (5.81%) HTML
16 14 (5.81%) CSS
16 14 (5.81%) Citrix

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 15 (6.22%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (2.07%) WordPress
3 4 (1.66%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.24%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.83%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.83%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.83%) Confluence
5 2 (0.83%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.41%) JBoss
6 1 (0.41%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (4.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.07%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.49%) Retail-J
2 5 (2.07%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (2.07%) SAP Retail
3 4 (1.66%) Infor M3
3 4 (1.66%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (1.66%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.41%) Infor CloudSuite
5 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.41%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.41%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 1 (0.41%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.41%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.41%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.90%) Office 365
4 6 (2.49%) SaaS
5 4 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (1.66%) Serverless
6 2 (0.83%) IaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Apigee
7 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.64%) VPN
2 14 (5.81%) Firewall
2 14 (5.81%) TCP/IP
3 13 (5.39%) MPLS
4 5 (2.07%) Wireless
5 4 (1.66%) DNS
5 4 (1.66%) Internet
6 3 (1.24%) DHCP
6 3 (1.24%) Network Security
7 2 (0.83%) 3G
7 2 (0.83%) LAN
7 2 (0.83%) Skype
8 1 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.41%) SAN
8 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.84%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.13%) Relational Database
3 21 (8.71%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (8.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (5.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (4.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (4.15%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (4.15%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (3.73%) Power BI
8 6 (2.49%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.24%) Big Data
11 3 (1.24%) MySQL
11 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.83%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.83%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.83%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.83%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (3.32%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.49%) Cucumber
3 6 (2.49%) Selenium
4 4 (1.66%) JIRA
5 3 (1.24%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.83%) Moq
6 2 (0.83%) NUnit
6 2 (0.83%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.41%) Bower
7 1 (0.41%) gulp
7 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.41%) Protractor
7 1 (0.41%) SOAtest
7 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.41%) webpack
7 1 (0.41%) Xcode
7 1 (0.41%) Yeoman
General
1 22 (9.13%) Finance
2 9 (3.73%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.24%) Banking
4 3 (1.24%) Law
5 2 (0.83%) Automotive
5 2 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.41%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Publishing
6 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (22.82%) Analyst
2 46 (19.09%) Architect
3 41 (17.01%) Developer
4 34 (14.11%) Business Analyst
5 21 (8.71%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (8.30%) Project Manager
7 16 (6.64%) Infrastructure Architect
7 16 (6.64%) Test Analyst
8 13 (5.39%) SAP Analyst
8 13 (5.39%) Test Leader
9 11 (4.56%) Consultant
10 10 (4.15%) SAP Architect
11 9 (3.73%) SAP Test Analyst
11 9 (3.73%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (3.73%) Technical Architect
12 8 (3.32%) Report Developer
12 8 (3.32%) Retail Business Analyst
12 8 (3.32%) Supply Chain Analyst
13 7 (2.90%) React Developer
13 7 (2.90%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.05%) Middleware
2 14 (5.81%) CSS
2 14 (5.81%) HTML
3 12 (4.98%) jQuery
4 10 (4.15%) .NET
4 10 (4.15%) CSS3
4 10 (4.15%) React
5 9 (3.73%) MDX
5 9 (3.73%) Spring
6 6 (2.49%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.49%) AngularJS
6 6 (2.49%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (2.49%) Entity Framework
7 5 (2.07%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.07%) HTML5
8 4 (1.66%) Node.js
8 4 (1.66%) Sass
8 4 (1.66%) Web Services
9 3 (1.24%) LESS
9 3 (1.24%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.05%) NHS
3 12 (4.98%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.49%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.07%) FMCG
5 5 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.07%) User Experience
5 5 (2.07%) W3C
6 4 (1.66%) EPoS
7 2 (0.83%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.83%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.83%) iPad
7 2 (0.83%) iPhone
8 1 (0.41%) AS400
8 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.88%) Windows
2 8 (3.32%) Linux
3 7 (2.90%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.49%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.66%) Android
5 4 (1.66%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.24%) AIX
6 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.83%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (19.92%) E-Commerce
3 33 (13.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (7.05%) Project Management
7 14 (5.81%) Business Analysis
7 14 (5.81%) Waterfall
8 12 (4.98%) ERP
8 12 (4.98%) ITIL
9 11 (4.56%) TOGAF
9 11 (4.56%) User Stories
9 11 (4.56%) Visualisation
10 10 (4.15%) Analytics
10 10 (4.15%) DevOps
10 10 (4.15%) Logistics
10 10 (4.15%) Scrum
10 10 (4.15%) Strategic Planning
10 10 (4.15%) Test Automation
10 10 (4.15%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (15.35%) SQL
2 16 (6.64%) C#
2 16 (6.64%) T-SQL
3 15 (6.22%) Java
3 15 (6.22%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.56%) PL/SQL
5 9 (3.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 6 (2.49%) Python
7 4 (1.66%) C++
8 3 (1.24%) Apple Swift
8 3 (1.24%) Korn
8 3 (1.24%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.24%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.83%) R
9 2 (0.83%) Scala
10 1 (0.41%) C
10 1 (0.41%) COBOL
10 1 (0.41%) PHP
10 1 (0.41%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (2.07%) CISSP
1 5 (2.07%) SSCP
2 3 (1.24%) ISEB
2 3 (1.24%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.41%) CISA
4 1 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.73%) PMO
2 6 (2.49%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.66%) GDPR
5 3 (1.24%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.83%) COBIT
6 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.83%) ISO 9002
6 2 (0.83%) QA
6 2 (0.83%) SLA
6 2 (0.83%) TickIT
System Software
1 15 (6.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.90%) vSphere
3 2 (0.83%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.41%) Docker
4 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.66%) Ansible
2 2 (0.83%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.41%) SCCM
3 1 (0.41%) SCOM
3 1 (0.41%) SmoothWall
3 1 (0.41%) Terraform
3 1 (0.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 62 (25.73%) SAP
2 37 (15.35%) Microsoft
3 35 (14.52%) Oracle
4 21 (8.71%) IBM
5 14 (5.81%) Citrix
5 14 (5.81%) VMware
6 7 (2.90%) Cisco
7 6 (2.49%) Adobe
7 6 (2.49%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.07%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.07%) hybris
8 5 (2.07%) Workday
9 4 (1.66%) Infor
9 4 (1.66%) JDA
10 3 (1.24%) McAfee
11 2 (0.83%) CommVault
11 2 (0.83%) Google
11 2 (0.83%) RedPrairie
11 2 (0.83%) Symantec
11 2 (0.83%) WatchGuard