Period
to 21 September 2021

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 September 2021 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 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 29 23
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail 80 29 145
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.97% 5.66% 7.22%
As % of the General category 11.71% 10.82% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 9 79
10th Percentile £289 £280 £181
25th Percentile £363 £363 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £414 £475 £425
Median % change year-on-year -12.89% +11.76% +6.25%
75th Percentile £519 £519 £503
90th Percentile £604 £525 £580
England median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
10th Percentile £9.03 " £14.00
25th Percentile £9.06 " "
Median hourly rate £9.25 - £14.28
75th Percentile £9.56 " "
90th Percentile £9.68 " £14.52
England median hourly rate £14.50 £11.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year +28.89% -25.00% +11.11%

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 683 268 993
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 51.01% 52.34% 49.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 151 588
10th Percentile £180 £130 £200
25th Percentile £313 £255 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £376 £400
Median % change year-on-year +9.85% -6.13% -
75th Percentile £517 £450 £510
90th Percentile £625 £525 £575
England median daily rate £525 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 22 56
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.36 £10.19
25th Percentile £10.50 £11.21 £11.17
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.72 £14.13
Median % change year-on-year -8.29% +4.18% +6.64%
75th Percentile £16.50 £32.63 £17.50
90th Percentile £23.55 £43.75 £46.63
England median hourly rate £19.00 £21.91 £19.33
% change year-on-year -13.28% +13.38% +7.27%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Retail in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Retail in the East Midlands

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Retail in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Retail in the East Midlands

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Retail in the East Midlands.

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 21 September 2021. 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 -4 43 £475 -5.00% 32
Leicestershire -9 15 £403 -15.26% 6
Derbyshire -8 9 £375 - 12
Northamptonshire -6 5 £427 -14.60% 11
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 4
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 23 (28.75%) Social Skills
2 21 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (22.50%) E-Commerce
5 17 (21.25%) Azure
6 15 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (16.25%) Coaching
8 12 (15.00%) Finance
8 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 12 (15.00%) CSS
9 11 (13.75%) HTML
9 11 (13.75%) SDLC
9 11 (13.75%) Front End Development
10 10 (12.50%) ES6
10 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
11 9 (11.25%) Linux
11 9 (11.25%) QA
11 9 (11.25%) React
12 8 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
12 8 (10.00%) User Experience
12 8 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
12 8 (10.00%) Windows
12 8 (10.00%) Manufacturing
12 8 (10.00%) Scrum
13 7 (8.75%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Excel
13 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (8.75%) ERP
13 7 (8.75%) MS Visio
13 7 (8.75%) Data Quality

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 3 (3.75%) Confluence
1 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.25%) Apache
2 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.25%) Apache Synapse
2 1 (1.25%) IBM Domino
2 1 (1.25%) JBoss
2 1 (1.25%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 7 (8.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (3.75%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.50%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (1.25%) Magento
4 1 (1.25%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.25%) Azure
2 8 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
3 7 (8.75%) AWS
4 6 (7.50%) SaaS
5 4 (5.00%) IaaS
5 4 (5.00%) PaaS
6 3 (3.75%) Power Platform
6 3 (3.75%) Serverless
7 2 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.50%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 1 (1.25%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 1 (1.25%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.25%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (1.25%) Azure Logic Apps
8 1 (1.25%) Azure Stack
8 1 (1.25%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.25%) Power Automate
8 1 (1.25%) PowerApps
8 1 (1.25%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) MPLS
1 4 (5.00%) SD-WAN
1 4 (5.00%) WAN
2 2 (2.50%) DNS
2 2 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.25%) DHCP
3 1 (1.25%) NaaS
3 1 (1.25%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.25%) PBX
3 1 (1.25%) Skype
3 1 (1.25%) SNMP
3 1 (1.25%) VoIP
3 1 (1.25%) VPN
3 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) DB2
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.50%) Data Lake
2 2 (2.50%) Power BI
2 2 (2.50%) SAP BW
2 2 (2.50%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.25%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (1.25%) Looker
3 1 (1.25%) Metadata
3 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.25%) Semantic Layer
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.25%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) JIRA
2 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.50%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.50%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.50%) SonarQube
3 2 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.25%) REST Assured
4 1 (1.25%) Selenium
4 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (28.75%) Social Skills
2 12 (15.00%) Finance
3 8 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 7 (8.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.50%) Presentation Skills
5 6 (7.50%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.50%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (1.25%) Legal
7 1 (1.25%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 13 (16.25%) Developer
2 12 (15.00%) Analyst
3 11 (13.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.75%) React Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Architect
6 6 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Product Owner
8 4 (5.00%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (5.00%) HTML Developer
8 4 (5.00%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Systems Support
8 4 (5.00%) Systems Support Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) ERP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.00%) CSS
2 11 (13.75%) HTML
3 9 (11.25%) React
4 6 (7.50%) Node.js
4 6 (7.50%) Sass
5 4 (5.00%) jQuery
5 4 (5.00%) LESS
6 3 (3.75%) .NET
7 2 (2.50%) ADO
7 2 (2.50%) GatsbyJS
7 2 (2.50%) Web Services
8 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.25%) BAPI
8 1 (1.25%) Middleware
8 1 (1.25%) RESTful
8 1 (1.25%) SAP Basis
8 1 (1.25%) SAP Smart Forms
8 1 (1.25%) SOAP
8 1 (1.25%) Vue.js
8 1 (1.25%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) User Experience
2 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.50%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.25%) EPoS
4 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.25%) PKI
4 1 (1.25%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Linux
2 8 (10.00%) Windows
3 5 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.00%) Android
4 4 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.75%) Unix
6 1 (1.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.50%) E-Commerce
3 15 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (16.25%) Coaching
5 11 (13.75%) Front End Development
5 11 (13.75%) SDLC
6 8 (10.00%) Scrum
7 7 (8.75%) ERP
7 7 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (8.75%) Scenario Testing
7 7 (8.75%) Time Management
7 7 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
8 6 (7.50%) DevOps
8 6 (7.50%) Process Improvement
8 6 (7.50%) Waterfall
8 6 (7.50%) Wireframes
9 5 (6.25%) ITIL
9 5 (6.25%) Resource Management
9 5 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (12.50%) ES6
3 7 (8.75%) TypeScript
4 5 (6.25%) SQL
5 2 (2.50%) ABAP
5 2 (2.50%) Groovy
5 2 (2.50%) Java
5 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.50%) Python
6 1 (1.25%) C#
6 1 (1.25%) COBOL
6 1 (1.25%) JCL
6 1 (1.25%) Natural
6 1 (1.25%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) QA
2 7 (8.75%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.50%) SLA
4 1 (1.25%) COBIT
4 1 (1.25%) GDPR
4 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Nessus
1 4 (5.00%) SCCM
2 3 (3.75%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.50%) Ansible
3 2 (2.50%) Istio
3 2 (2.50%) Puppet
4 1 (1.25%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (1.25%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.25%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.25%) SCOM
4 1 (1.25%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.50%) SAP
3 3 (3.75%) Cisco
4 2 (2.50%) Citrix
4 2 (2.50%) Databricks
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle
4 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.50%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.25%) BT
5 1 (1.25%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.25%) hybris
5 1 (1.25%) IBM
5 1 (1.25%) Remedy
5 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.25%) Software AG
5 1 (1.25%) VMware
5 1 (1.25%) Xerox