Period
to 16 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 20 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing Retail 220 237 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.70% 7.67% 7.33%
As % of the General category 23.11% 21.78% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 154 150
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -10.83% -1.88%
10th Percentile £230 £208 £200
90th Percentile £570 £525 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.28 - -
England median hourly rate £14.88 £14.50 £14.45
% change year-on-year +2.62% +0.35% -17.43%

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 952 1,088 1,037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 33.32% 35.22% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 717 682
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £245 £270 £225
90th Percentile £541 £547 £581
England median daily rate £475 £467 £450
% change year-on-year +1.71% +3.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 30
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £25.50 £14.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.65% +72.33% +23.31%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.59 £8.69
90th Percentile £43.75 £52.50 £76.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £23.65
% change year-on-year - +5.72% +5.10%

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 August 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 August 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 +6 86 £425 +34.92% 27
Northamptonshire +11 55 £394 -10.00% 16
Nottinghamshire -2 42 £375 -11.76% 22
Derbyshire 0 17 £360 +54.84% 6
Lincolnshire +12 3 £425 +304.76% 11
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 55 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (21.82%) SQL
3 47 (21.36%) E-Commerce
4 42 (19.09%) SAP
5 36 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (15.91%) Finance
7 33 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 29 (13.18%) C#
9 27 (12.27%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (12.27%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (12.27%) Microsoft
10 22 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (9.09%) .NET
11 20 (9.09%) Oracle
11 20 (9.09%) Windows
11 20 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (8.18%) CSS
12 18 (8.18%) HTML
12 18 (8.18%) Java
13 17 (7.73%) Migration
13 17 (7.73%) Banking
13 17 (7.73%) Business Analysis
13 17 (7.73%) jQuery
13 17 (7.73%) Test Automation
14 15 (6.82%) JavaScript
14 15 (6.82%) ASP.NET
14 15 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (6.36%) T-SQL
15 14 (6.36%) Microsoft Excel
15 14 (6.36%) ERP

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 (1.36%) CMS
1 3 (1.36%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.91%) Apache Pig
2 2 (0.91%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.91%) Confluence
2 2 (0.91%) DNN
2 2 (0.91%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.45%) CoreMedia CMS
3 1 (0.45%) JBoss
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.45%) WildFly
3 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (6.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.91%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.45%) InVision
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (2.73%) Infor M3
2 6 (2.73%) Retail-J
3 2 (0.91%) Demantra
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.45%) Infor CloudSuite
4 1 (0.45%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.45%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.45%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.82%) Office 365
2 3 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.36%) PaaS
2 3 (1.36%) SaaS
3 2 (0.91%) IaaS
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.00%) Firewall
2 5 (2.27%) Wireless
3 3 (1.36%) DHCP
3 3 (1.36%) DNS
3 3 (1.36%) Internet
4 2 (0.91%) LAN
4 2 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.91%) WAN
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.45%) MPLS
5 1 (0.45%) Network Security
5 1 (0.45%) SAN
5 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.27%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (5.91%) Hadoop
5 12 (5.45%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (4.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (3.64%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (2.73%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.27%) Power BI
10 5 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.82%) Big Data
12 3 (1.36%) MySQL
12 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.91%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (5.45%) Selenium
2 10 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 10 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.18%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.27%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.82%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.36%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.36%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.36%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.91%) JIRA
8 2 (0.91%) NUnit
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.91%) StarTeam
8 2 (0.91%) Toad
9 1 (0.45%) git-flow
9 1 (0.45%) gulp
9 1 (0.45%) webpack
9 1 (0.45%) Xcode
General
1 35 (15.91%) Finance
2 17 (7.73%) Banking
3 10 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
4 7 (3.18%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.36%) Marketing
5 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.91%) Automotive
6 2 (0.91%) Back Office
6 2 (0.91%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (27.73%) Analyst
2 37 (16.82%) Developer
3 36 (16.36%) Business Analyst
4 23 (10.45%) Architect
5 18 (8.18%) Test Analyst
6 14 (6.36%) Project Manager
7 13 (5.91%) Retail Business Analyst
8 11 (5.00%) C# Developer
9 10 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
9 10 (4.55%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
10 9 (4.09%) Consultant
10 9 (4.09%) Supply Chain Analyst
11 8 (3.64%) SQL Developer
11 8 (3.64%) Test Leader
12 7 (3.18%) HTML Developer
12 7 (3.18%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (3.18%) Web Developer
13 6 (2.73%) Automation Test Analyst
13 6 (2.73%) Security Architect
13 6 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.09%) .NET
2 18 (8.18%) CSS
2 18 (8.18%) HTML
3 17 (7.73%) jQuery
4 15 (6.82%) ASP.NET
5 12 (5.45%) CSS3
6 11 (5.00%) HTML5
7 10 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 9 (4.09%) React
9 8 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (3.18%) MDX
10 7 (3.18%) Web Services
11 6 (2.73%) .NET Framework
11 6 (2.73%) Entity Framework
11 6 (2.73%) Gherkin
11 6 (2.73%) XML
12 4 (1.82%) Node.js
13 3 (1.36%) .NET Core
13 3 (1.36%) JSON
13 3 (1.36%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.36%) Credit Risk
3 12 (5.45%) NHS
4 8 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.73%) FMCG
5 6 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.27%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.27%) User Experience
7 4 (1.82%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.82%) EPoS
8 2 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.91%) Social Media
9 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.45%) AS400
9 1 (0.45%) CCTV
9 1 (0.45%) iSeries
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.45%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.09%) Windows
2 11 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.09%) Unix
4 5 (2.27%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.27%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.36%) AIX
6 2 (0.91%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (21.36%) E-Commerce
3 36 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (12.27%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (7.73%) Business Analysis
6 17 (7.73%) Migration
6 17 (7.73%) Test Automation
7 14 (6.36%) ERP
7 14 (6.36%) Waterfall
8 13 (5.91%) Scrum
8 13 (5.91%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (5.45%) ETL
9 12 (5.45%) Logistics
9 12 (5.45%) Project Management
10 10 (4.55%) BDD
10 10 (4.55%) DevOps
10 10 (4.55%) Web Development
11 9 (4.09%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (4.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 48 (21.82%) SQL
2 29 (13.18%) C#
3 18 (8.18%) Java
4 15 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 14 (6.36%) T-SQL
6 9 (4.09%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.18%) Python
8 5 (2.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 5 (2.27%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.82%) C++
9 4 (1.82%) VBA
10 3 (1.36%) Korn
10 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.91%) R
11 2 (0.91%) Scala
11 2 (0.91%) XMLA
12 1 (0.45%) C
12 1 (0.45%) COBOL
12 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (3.18%) ISEB
2 5 (2.27%) CISSP
2 5 (2.27%) SSCP
3 4 (1.82%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.82%) MCSE
3 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.91%) Degree
4 2 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.45%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.45%) ACCA
5 1 (0.45%) CCNA
5 1 (0.45%) CIMA
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.45%) MCSA
5 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.91%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.64%) PMO
2 8 (3.64%) QA
3 7 (3.18%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.82%) GDPR
5 4 (1.82%) SLA
6 2 (0.91%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.45%) COBIT
7 1 (0.45%) ISO 9002
7 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.45%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (5.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.36%) vSphere
4 2 (0.91%) Docker
4 2 (0.91%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.45%) Samba
5 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.91%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.91%) SCCM
1 2 (0.91%) Terraform
2 1 (0.45%) Ansible
2 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) Packer
2 1 (0.45%) RSA enVision
2 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 42 (19.09%) SAP
2 27 (12.27%) Microsoft
3 20 (9.09%) Oracle
4 10 (4.55%) Ab Initio
4 10 (4.55%) Cloudera
5 8 (3.64%) VMware
6 6 (2.73%) IBM
6 6 (2.73%) Infor
7 5 (2.27%) Citrix
8 4 (1.82%) Google
9 3 (1.36%) Adobe
9 3 (1.36%) Cisco
9 3 (1.36%) CommVault
9 3 (1.36%) HP
9 3 (1.36%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.36%) Talend
10 2 (0.91%) JDA
10 2 (0.91%) Micro Focus
10 2 (0.91%) Tableau
10 2 (0.91%) WatchGuard