Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 21 21
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 241 250 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.79% 8.09% 6.86%
As % of the General category 26.63% 23.61% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 169 155
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +2.04% -8.13%
10th Percentile £275 £218 £156
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.40% - -
England median hourly rate £13.50 £17.75 £14.45
% change year-on-year -23.94% +22.84% -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 905 1,059 1,111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 33.02% 34.25% 34.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 679 781
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £237 £243
90th Percentile £538 £543 £580
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 42 30
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £13.86 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.36% -17.25% +37.75%
10th Percentile £10.56 £8.89 £8.66
90th Percentile £43.75 £52.00 £76.75
England median hourly rate £23.58 £26.22 £23.72
% change year-on-year -10.09% +10.56% +3.49%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +8 109 £444 +31.48% 25
Nottinghamshire +10 52 £325 -23.53% 45
Northamptonshire +3 39 £400 -15.79% 12
Derbyshire -9 16 £425 +93.18% 1
Lincolnshire +13 7 £288 +173.81% 4
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 66 (27.39%) SAP
2 52 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (18.26%) E-Commerce
4 38 (15.77%) SQL Server
4 38 (15.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (14.94%) SQL
6 31 (12.86%) Oracle
7 30 (12.45%) Microsoft
8 22 (9.13%) C#
9 21 (8.71%) Finance
10 19 (7.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (7.88%) Relational Database
10 19 (7.88%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (7.47%) Business Analysis
11 18 (7.47%) JavaScript
11 18 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (7.05%) HTML
12 17 (7.05%) CSS
12 17 (7.05%) Waterfall
13 16 (6.64%) .NET
13 16 (6.64%) Project Management
13 16 (6.64%) IBM
14 15 (6.22%) jQuery
14 15 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (5.81%) Firewall
15 14 (5.81%) T-SQL
15 14 (5.81%) Windows
15 14 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (5.81%) Logistics

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 (4.98%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (2.07%) WordPress
3 3 (1.24%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.83%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.83%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.83%) CMS
4 2 (0.83%) Confluence
5 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.41%) CoreMedia CMS
5 1 (0.41%) DNN
5 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.41%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (4.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.07%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (2.49%) SAP Retail
3 5 (2.07%) Infor M3
4 4 (1.66%) Retail-J
5 3 (1.24%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.41%) Infor CloudSuite
7 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.41%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
7 1 (0.41%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.41%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.41%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.41%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.90%) SaaS
2 6 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.07%) Office 365
4 4 (1.66%) IaaS
4 4 (1.66%) PaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Apigee
5 1 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.81%) Firewall
2 11 (4.56%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.56%) VPN
3 10 (4.15%) MPLS
4 5 (2.07%) Wireless
5 4 (1.66%) DNS
5 4 (1.66%) Internet
6 3 (1.24%) DHCP
7 2 (0.83%) LAN
7 2 (0.83%) Network Security
8 1 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.41%) Skype
8 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.88%) Relational Database
2 19 (7.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.73%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (3.32%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (2.90%) Power BI
7 7 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.07%) Big Data
9 3 (1.24%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.24%) MySQL
9 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.83%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.83%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.41%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (3.73%) Git (software)
1 9 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.90%) Selenium
3 6 (2.49%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.66%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.66%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.24%) JIRA
6 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.83%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.83%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.41%) Bower
7 1 (0.41%) gulp
7 1 (0.41%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.41%) Moq
7 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.41%) webpack
7 1 (0.41%) Xcode
7 1 (0.41%) Yeoman
General
1 21 (8.71%) Finance
2 7 (2.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.83%) Automotive
4 2 (0.83%) Banking
4 2 (0.83%) General Ledger
4 2 (0.83%) Law
5 1 (0.41%) Marketing
5 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (25.73%) Analyst
2 46 (19.09%) Architect
3 42 (17.43%) Business Analyst
4 39 (16.18%) Developer
5 20 (8.30%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (6.64%) Project Manager
7 15 (6.22%) Test Analyst
8 14 (5.81%) Retail Business Analyst
8 14 (5.81%) SAP Architect
8 14 (5.81%) Test Leader
9 12 (4.98%) Consultant
9 12 (4.98%) Infrastructure Architect
9 12 (4.98%) SAP Analyst
9 12 (4.98%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
10 11 (4.56%) Supply Chain Analyst
11 10 (4.15%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.73%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (3.32%) C# Developer
13 8 (3.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 8 (3.32%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.05%) CSS
1 17 (7.05%) HTML
2 16 (6.64%) .NET
3 15 (6.22%) jQuery
4 13 (5.39%) Middleware
4 13 (5.39%) React
5 12 (4.98%) CSS3
6 9 (3.73%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.90%) AngularJS
7 7 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (2.90%) HTML5
7 7 (2.90%) MDX
7 7 (2.90%) Spring
7 7 (2.90%) Web Services
8 6 (2.49%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.49%) Entity Framework
9 5 (2.07%) Node.js
10 4 (1.66%) Sass
10 4 (1.66%) SOAP
11 3 (1.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.15%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.32%) NHS
4 5 (2.07%) FMCG
4 5 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.07%) User Experience
4 5 (2.07%) W3C
5 4 (1.66%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.24%) EPoS
7 2 (0.83%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.41%) AS400
8 1 (0.41%) CCTV
8 1 (0.41%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.81%) Windows
2 7 (2.90%) Linux
3 5 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (2.07%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.07%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.24%) AIX
4 3 (1.24%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (18.26%) E-Commerce
3 38 (15.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (7.88%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (7.47%) Business Analysis
5 18 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (7.05%) Waterfall
7 16 (6.64%) Project Management
8 14 (5.81%) Logistics
8 14 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (5.39%) ERP
9 13 (5.39%) Scrum
10 12 (4.98%) ITIL
10 12 (4.98%) Migration
11 10 (4.15%) Analytics
11 10 (4.15%) Test Automation
12 9 (3.73%) Front End Development
12 9 (3.73%) SDLC
12 9 (3.73%) SOA
12 9 (3.73%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 36 (14.94%) SQL
2 22 (9.13%) C#
3 18 (7.47%) JavaScript
4 14 (5.81%) T-SQL
5 13 (5.39%) Java
6 8 (3.32%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 6 (2.49%) Python
9 4 (1.66%) C++
10 3 (1.24%) Korn
10 3 (1.24%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.83%) R
11 2 (0.83%) Scala
11 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.41%) C
12 1 (0.41%) COBOL
12 1 (0.41%) PHP
12 1 (0.41%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (2.90%) ISEB
2 5 (2.07%) CISSP
2 5 (2.07%) ISTQB
2 5 (2.07%) SSCP
3 2 (0.83%) Degree
3 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (0.83%) MCSE
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.41%) ACCA
4 1 (0.41%) CIMA
4 1 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.49%) GDPR
1 6 (2.49%) PCI DSS
1 6 (2.49%) PMO
2 5 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.07%) QA
3 3 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.24%) SLA
4 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.83%) ISO 9002
4 2 (0.83%) TickIT
5 1 (0.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (4.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.49%) vSphere
3 4 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.41%) Docker
4 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) SCCM
2 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.41%) SCOM
2 1 (0.41%) SmoothWall
2 1 (0.41%) Terraform
2 1 (0.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 66 (27.39%) SAP
2 31 (12.86%) Oracle
3 30 (12.45%) Microsoft
4 16 (6.64%) IBM
5 12 (4.98%) Citrix
6 11 (4.56%) VMware
7 7 (2.90%) Adobe
7 7 (2.90%) Cisco
8 6 (2.49%) Infor
9 5 (2.07%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.07%) hybris
9 5 (2.07%) JDA
9 5 (2.07%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.24%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.83%) CommVault
11 2 (0.83%) McAfee
11 2 (0.83%) RedPrairie
11 2 (0.83%) Tableau
11 2 (0.83%) Talend
11 2 (0.83%) WatchGuard