Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 23 18
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 183 200 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.28% 6.69% 8.42%
As % of the General category 19.53% 19.29% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 138 162
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £305 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.95% -23.03% -0.94%
10th Percentile £192 £114 £263
90th Percentile £530 £475 £525
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £21.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% -50.86% +355.02%
10th Percentile £10.95 £20.75 £43.13
90th Percentile £13.90 £22.25 £44.38
England median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £13.63
% change year-on-year -1.61% +13.76% -22.14%

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 937 1,037 1,045
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 32.13% 34.69% 33.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 696 665
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -6.63%
10th Percentile £200 £223 £213
90th Percentile £547 £563 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 39 40
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.92% +4.23% +70.02%
10th Percentile £10.44 £10.14 £9.72
90th Percentile £43.75 £52.50 £47.73
England median hourly rate £26.78 £25.00 £26.83
% change year-on-year +7.10% -6.82% +19.24%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +9 64 £375 -11.76% 27
Leicestershire -2 51 £400 +31.15% 14
Northamptonshire +6 41 £400 +280.95% 17
Derbyshire -15 14 £360 +128.57% 8
Lincolnshire +6 1 £525 +23.53% 15
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 54 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (22.95%) Finance
3 39 (21.31%) SQL
3 39 (21.31%) E-Commerce
4 30 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (15.30%) Test Automation
7 27 (14.75%) SQL Server
8 26 (14.21%) C#
9 25 (13.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (13.11%) SAP
10 24 (13.11%) Microsoft
11 21 (11.48%) Java
12 20 (10.93%) Oracle
13 18 (9.84%) Selenium
14 17 (9.29%) jQuery
14 17 (9.29%) HTML
14 17 (9.29%) CSS
14 17 (9.29%) Windows
14 17 (9.29%) ERP
14 17 (9.29%) NHS
15 16 (8.74%) ETL
15 16 (8.74%) .NET
15 16 (8.74%) Banking
15 16 (8.74%) BDD
16 15 (8.20%) Project Management
16 15 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
17 14 (7.65%) ASP.NET
17 14 (7.65%) TDD
17 14 (7.65%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (2.19%) CMS
2 2 (1.09%) Confluence
2 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.55%) DNN
3 1 (0.55%) JBoss
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.55%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (5.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.37%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.55%) InVision
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (2.19%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.64%) Demantra
2 3 (1.64%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.64%) SAP Retail
3 2 (1.09%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.09%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.55%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.55%) iTrent
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.55%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.55%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.55%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.55%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.19%) Office 365
1 4 (2.19%) SaaS
2 3 (1.64%) PaaS
3 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.19%) Firewall
2 2 (1.09%) Internet
2 2 (1.09%) LAN
2 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.09%) VPN
2 2 (1.09%) WAN
3 1 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.55%) DHCP
3 1 (0.55%) DNS
3 1 (0.55%) MPLS
3 1 (0.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (14.75%) SQL Server
3 14 (7.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (6.56%) Hadoop
5 9 (4.92%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.37%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (3.28%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.64%) Big Data
11 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (1.09%) Data Lake
12 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 18 (9.84%) Selenium
2 10 (5.46%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.92%) Cucumber
4 8 (4.37%) WebDriver
5 6 (3.28%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.73%) TestPartner
7 4 (2.19%) JIRA
8 3 (1.64%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.64%) NUnit
9 2 (1.09%) Qt Creator
9 2 (1.09%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.09%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.09%) StarTeam
9 2 (1.09%) Toad
9 2 (1.09%) Visual Website Optimizer
9 2 (1.09%) Xcode
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.55%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 42 (22.95%) Finance
2 16 (8.74%) Banking
3 12 (6.56%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.01%) Manufacturing
5 10 (5.46%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (1.64%) Marketing
7 2 (1.09%) Back Office
7 2 (1.09%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.55%) Electronics
8 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (31.15%) Analyst
2 32 (17.49%) Business Analyst
3 27 (14.75%) Developer
4 17 (9.29%) Architect
4 17 (9.29%) Retail Business Analyst
5 16 (8.74%) Test Analyst
6 13 (7.10%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.37%) Automation Test Analyst
7 8 (4.37%) HTML Developer
7 8 (4.37%) Pricing Analyst
7 8 (4.37%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 7 (3.83%) Business Test Analyst
8 7 (3.83%) Consultant
8 7 (3.83%) HTML CSS Developer
9 6 (3.28%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (3.28%) C# Developer
9 6 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (3.28%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
10 5 (2.73%) Supply Chain Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.29%) CSS
1 17 (9.29%) HTML
1 17 (9.29%) jQuery
2 16 (8.74%) .NET
3 14 (7.65%) ASP.NET
4 12 (6.56%) CSS3
4 12 (6.56%) HTML5
5 10 (5.46%) AngularJS
6 8 (4.37%) Gherkin
7 7 (3.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (3.83%) React
8 6 (3.28%) XML
9 5 (2.73%) Web Services
10 4 (2.19%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.64%) Ajax
11 3 (1.64%) JSON
11 3 (1.64%) MDX
11 3 (1.64%) React Native
11 3 (1.64%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.29%) NHS
2 14 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.65%) Credit Risk
3 7 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.73%) FMCG
5 4 (2.19%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.19%) User Experience
6 3 (1.64%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.09%) EPoS
7 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.55%) Clustering
8 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) iSeries
8 1 (0.55%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Replication
8 1 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.29%) Windows
2 10 (5.46%) Unix
3 9 (4.92%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.19%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.64%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.09%) Linux
6 2 (1.09%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.09%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.55%) HPUX
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.55%) VMS
7 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (21.31%) E-Commerce
3 30 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (15.30%) Test Automation
5 25 (13.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (9.29%) ERP
7 16 (8.74%) BDD
7 16 (8.74%) ETL
8 15 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (8.20%) Project Management
9 14 (7.65%) Migration
9 14 (7.65%) TDD
9 14 (7.65%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (7.10%) DevOps
10 13 (7.10%) Test Scripting
11 11 (6.01%) Business Analysis
11 11 (6.01%) Open Source
11 11 (6.01%) Scrum
12 10 (5.46%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (4.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.31%) SQL
2 26 (14.21%) C#
3 21 (11.48%) Java
4 12 (6.56%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.46%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.28%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.19%) VBA
8 3 (1.64%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.09%) C++
9 2 (1.09%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.09%) XMLA
10 1 (0.55%) C
10 1 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.55%) Python
10 1 (0.55%) VB
10 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (2.73%) ISEB
1 5 (2.73%) MCSE
1 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.09%) Degree
2 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (1.09%) MCSA
3 1 (0.55%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.55%) ACCA
3 1 (0.55%) CCNA
3 1 (0.55%) CIMA
3 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.55%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.10%) PMO
2 11 (6.01%) Data Quality
2 11 (6.01%) QA
3 5 (2.73%) GDPR
4 3 (1.64%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.64%) SLA
5 1 (0.55%) COBIT
5 1 (0.55%) HL7
5 1 (0.55%) ISO 9002
5 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.55%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (5.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.64%) vSphere
4 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.55%) Docker
5 1 (0.55%) Samba
5 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.09%) SCCM
1 2 (1.09%) Terraform
2 1 (0.55%) Ansible
2 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.55%) Packer
2 1 (0.55%) RSA enVision
2 1 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 24 (13.11%) Microsoft
1 24 (13.11%) SAP
2 20 (10.93%) Oracle
3 10 (5.46%) Ab Initio
3 10 (5.46%) Cloudera
4 7 (3.83%) VMware
5 5 (2.73%) Citrix
6 4 (2.19%) Google
6 4 (2.19%) hybris
7 3 (1.64%) Adobe
7 3 (1.64%) IBM
7 3 (1.64%) Tableau
8 2 (1.09%) Apple
8 2 (1.09%) Cisco
8 2 (1.09%) HP
8 2 (1.09%) Infor
8 2 (1.09%) MapR
8 2 (1.09%) Optimizely
8 2 (1.09%) Qubit
8 2 (1.09%) Twitter