Period
to 19 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 19 July 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 of England
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 29 29
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 331 297 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.98% 6.37% 5.54%
As % of the General category 20.91% 20.64% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 230 215
East of England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £225 £275 £313
90th Percentile £601 £600 £589
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 - -
England median hourly rate £15.25 £14.75 £14.13
% change year-on-year +3.39% +4.42% -19.29%

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 of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,583 1,439 1,695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.39% 30.87% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 864 905 893
East of England median daily rate £463 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +4.71% +6.12%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £240
90th Percentile £600 £591 £588
England median daily rate £475 £461 £450
% change year-on-year +3.07% +2.41% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 83 152
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.86% +19.66% -10.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.10 £15.08
90th Percentile £45.10 £47.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £27.08 £24.49 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.60% -2.06% +11.11%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in the East of England

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in the East of England

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in the East of England

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in the East of England

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Retail in the East of England

Retail
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Hertfordshire +1 184 £425 -10.53% 37
Bedfordshire -3 85 £505 +5.21% 7
Cambridgeshire +33 48 £500 +53.85% 22
Essex +12 8 £475 +9.20% 7
Suffolk -9 3 £575 +27.78% 1
Norfolk +12 2 - - 2
East Anglia - 1 £1,000 -
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 of England region with a requirement for Retail.

1 75 (22.66%) E-Commerce
2 68 (20.54%) Finance
3 66 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (14.20%) ITIL
5 45 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
6 41 (12.39%) Windows
7 40 (12.08%) Java
8 39 (11.78%) Microsoft
8 39 (11.78%) Migration
9 38 (11.48%) Cisco
10 37 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 35 (10.57%) Oracle
12 33 (9.97%) Waterfall
13 31 (9.37%) TOGAF
13 31 (9.37%) Mathematics
14 29 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (8.46%) Project Management
15 28 (8.46%) Microsoft Office
16 27 (8.16%) SAP
16 27 (8.16%) Service Delivery
16 27 (8.16%) Incident Management
17 26 (7.85%) SQL
18 24 (7.25%) MCP
18 24 (7.25%) NetApp
18 24 (7.25%) Problem Management
19 23 (6.95%) IBM
20 22 (6.65%) Data Centre
21 21 (6.34%) Change Management
21 21 (6.34%) Management Information System
22 20 (6.04%) Scrum

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 18 (5.44%) WebSphere
2 14 (4.23%) CMS
3 12 (3.63%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.42%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.51%) Confluence
7 3 (0.91%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.60%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.60%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.60%) Commerce Server
8 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.60%) JBoss
8 2 (0.60%) Luigi
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.30%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (8.46%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.72%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.91%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.60%) ImageReady
6 1 (0.30%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (2.42%) Magento
2 5 (1.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (1.21%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.91%) HFM
5 2 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.60%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.60%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.30%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.30%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.30%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.14%) SaaS
3 4 (1.21%) Office 365
4 3 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (0.60%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.81%) Firewall
2 5 (1.51%) HTTP
3 4 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (0.91%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (0.60%) Internet
5 2 (0.60%) Skype
5 2 (0.60%) SMS
5 2 (0.60%) SSL
6 1 (0.30%) 3G
6 1 (0.30%) BGP
6 1 (0.30%) CTI
6 1 (0.30%) DNS
6 1 (0.30%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.30%) GSM
6 1 (0.30%) LAN
6 1 (0.30%) OSPF
6 1 (0.30%) SAN
6 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.04%) Big Data
2 16 (4.83%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.53%) Hadoop
4 13 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.72%) Apache Hive
6 7 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.51%) Apache Kudu
8 5 (1.51%) DB2
8 5 (1.51%) Impala
8 5 (1.51%) OLTP
8 5 (1.51%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.21%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (0.91%) DbVisualizer
10 3 (0.91%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 14 (4.23%) JIRA
2 7 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.81%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.51%) Selenium
5 4 (1.21%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.91%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.91%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.60%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.60%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.30%) Ant
8 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.30%) ERwin
8 1 (0.30%) JBehave
8 1 (0.30%) JUnit
8 1 (0.30%) Maven
8 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.30%) Subversion
8 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.30%) TestNG
8 1 (0.30%) Toad
General
1 68 (20.54%) Finance
2 11 (3.32%) Law
2 11 (3.32%) Marketing
3 10 (3.02%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.91%) Billing
5 3 (0.91%) Games
5 3 (0.91%) Legal
6 2 (0.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.30%) Local Government
7 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 73 (22.05%) Analyst
2 64 (19.34%) Architect
3 41 (12.39%) Project Manager
4 33 (9.97%) Solutions Architect
5 27 (8.16%) Developer
6 25 (7.55%) Business Analyst
6 25 (7.55%) Service Analyst
7 24 (7.25%) Service Desk Analyst
8 19 (5.74%) Technical Architect
9 13 (3.93%) Designer
10 12 (3.63%) Security Architect
11 11 (3.32%) Security Technical Architect
12 10 (3.02%) Consultant
13 9 (2.72%) IT Manager
14 8 (2.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 7 (2.11%) E-Commerce Manager
15 7 (2.11%) E-Commerce Project Manager
15 7 (2.11%) IT Project Manager
15 7 (2.11%) Retail Business Analyst
16 6 (1.81%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.04%) HTML
2 16 (4.83%) CSS
2 16 (4.83%) REST
2 16 (4.83%) Web Services
3 15 (4.53%) Oracle Fusion
4 11 (3.32%) J2EE
5 9 (2.72%) SOAP
6 8 (2.42%) .NET
6 8 (2.42%) Kafka
6 8 (2.42%) XML
7 7 (2.11%) JMS
8 6 (1.81%) HTML5
8 6 (1.81%) Spring
9 5 (1.51%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.51%) jQuery
9 5 (1.51%) RESTful
9 5 (1.51%) Spring MVC
10 4 (1.21%) CSS3
10 4 (1.21%) Java EE
10 4 (1.21%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.65%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.34%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.83%) EPoS
3 16 (4.83%) User Experience
4 15 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.93%) FMCG
6 8 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.81%) NHS
8 5 (1.51%) Replication
8 5 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.21%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.21%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.91%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.91%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.91%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 3 (0.91%) Social Media
11 2 (0.60%) Minimum Viable Product
12 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (12.39%) Windows
2 14 (4.23%) Unix
3 13 (3.93%) Linux
4 8 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.81%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.51%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.21%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.60%) CentOS
8 2 (0.60%) Fedora
8 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (22.66%) E-Commerce
2 66 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (14.20%) ITIL
4 45 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (11.78%) Migration
6 37 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (9.97%) Waterfall
8 31 (9.37%) Mathematics
8 31 (9.37%) TOGAF
9 29 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (8.46%) Project Management
11 27 (8.16%) Incident Management
11 27 (8.16%) Service Delivery
12 24 (7.25%) Problem Management
13 21 (6.34%) Change Management
14 20 (6.04%) Scrum
15 19 (5.74%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (5.14%) UML
17 16 (4.83%) Content Management
17 16 (4.83%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 40 (12.08%) Java
2 26 (7.85%) SQL
3 17 (5.14%) Python
4 12 (3.63%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.02%) C#
6 9 (2.72%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.11%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.11%) Scala
8 5 (1.51%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.51%) C++
8 5 (1.51%) Groovy
9 4 (1.21%) Java 8
9 4 (1.21%) R
9 4 (1.21%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.91%) C
10 3 (0.91%) VB
10 3 (0.91%) VBScript
11 2 (0.60%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.60%) VBA
12 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (7.25%) MCP
2 16 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.53%) Degree
4 13 (3.93%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.11%) CISSP
6 6 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.51%) CCNP
7 5 (1.51%) SANS
8 4 (1.21%) ISSAP
9 3 (0.91%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (0.91%) CCSP
9 3 (0.91%) CSSLP
9 3 (0.91%) GCIH
9 3 (0.91%) GCWN
9 3 (0.91%) GIAC
9 3 (0.91%) ISEB
9 3 (0.91%) ISSEP
9 3 (0.91%) RHCA
9 3 (0.91%) RHCE
9 3 (0.91%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.44%) PCI DSS
2 16 (4.83%) GDPR
3 14 (4.23%) COSO
3 14 (4.23%) QA
4 13 (3.93%) COBIT
5 5 (1.51%) PMO
6 3 (0.91%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.60%) SLA
8 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (2.11%) Active Directory
1 7 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.51%) Apache Flume
2 5 (1.51%) HDFS
3 4 (1.21%) Xen
4 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (2.72%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (1.51%) Oozie
2 5 (1.51%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.21%) WSUS
4 2 (0.60%) Nessus
4 2 (0.60%) SCCM
5 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 39 (11.78%) Microsoft
2 38 (11.48%) Cisco
3 35 (10.57%) Oracle
4 27 (8.16%) SAP
5 24 (7.25%) NetApp
6 23 (6.95%) IBM
7 16 (4.83%) hybris
8 12 (3.63%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (3.63%) TIBCO
8 12 (3.63%) VMware
9 9 (2.72%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.81%) Adobe
10 6 (1.81%) Avaya
10 6 (1.81%) Splunk
10 6 (1.81%) Sun
11 5 (1.51%) HP
12 4 (1.21%) Citrix
12 4 (1.21%) EMC
12 4 (1.21%) Hyperion
12 4 (1.21%) Lumesse