Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 34 42
Rank change year-on-year +11 +8 -19
Contract jobs citing Retail 321 221 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.80% 4.90% 4.26%
As % of the General category 18.45% 15.92% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 173 175
East of England median daily rate £429 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% -2.78% +8.43%
10th Percentile £258 £113 £294
90th Percentile £588 £550 £700
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 2 2
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £29.25 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.72% +192.50% -
10th Percentile £11.50 £22.73 £9.10
90th Percentile £27.50 £34.78 £10.90
England median hourly rate £16.75 £16.90 £14.00
% change year-on-year -0.86% +20.68% -0.28%

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 1,740 1,388 1,708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.84% 30.76% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 833 900
East of England median daily rate £428 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.88% - -0.93%
10th Percentile £275 £213 £225
90th Percentile £599 £545 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 108 175
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.95% +16.19% +10.53%
10th Percentile £12.31 £11.32 £12.63
90th Percentile £50.04 £45.00 £45.48
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +14.59%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -4 145 £425 -5.56% 55
Bedfordshire +22 113 £450 +100.00% 11
Cambridgeshire +22 54 £331 +20.45% 34
Essex -6 6 £135 -67.76% 18
Suffolk +7 3 £375 +15.38% 7
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Retail.

1 93 (28.97%) E-Commerce
2 86 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (21.18%) Finance
4 59 (18.38%) Java
5 47 (14.64%) JIRA
6 38 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (11.21%) Scrum
7 36 (11.21%) Confluence
8 34 (10.59%) Git (software)
8 34 (10.59%) Business Analysis
9 33 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (10.28%) Web Services
10 32 (9.97%) ITIL
11 31 (9.66%) Oracle
12 30 (9.35%) Migration
12 30 (9.35%) User Stories
13 29 (9.03%) Jenkins
14 28 (8.72%) SDLC
14 28 (8.72%) SQL
15 27 (8.41%) Acceptance Criteria
16 25 (7.79%) Selenium
16 25 (7.79%) Mathematics
17 24 (7.48%) JavaScript
17 24 (7.48%) Windows
18 23 (7.17%) Python
18 23 (7.17%) Information Security
18 23 (7.17%) Change Management
18 23 (7.17%) User Acceptance Testing
18 23 (7.17%) BDD
19 22 (6.85%) Amazon AWS

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 36 (11.21%) Confluence
2 22 (6.85%) WebSphere
3 12 (3.74%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.49%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.18%) JBoss
6 6 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (1.56%) CMS
7 5 (1.56%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.25%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.62%) IIS
10 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.62%) WildFly
11 1 (0.31%) Apache
11 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.31%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 21 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.25%) Magento
3 3 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.93%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.93%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.62%) HFM
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.31%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.31%) Sonata
5 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.31%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.80%) SaaS
3 7 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.87%) IaaS
4 6 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.25%) Google App Engine
5 4 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.25%) Sauce Labs
6 3 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.93%) Force.com
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.62%) PaaS
7 2 (0.62%) Silverpop
7 2 (0.62%) Taleo
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.31%) Office 365
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.43%) Internet
2 7 (2.18%) LAN
2 7 (2.18%) WAN
3 3 (0.93%) Firewall
3 3 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.62%) HTTP
4 2 (0.62%) Skype
4 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.62%) VXLAN
5 1 (0.31%) 4G
5 1 (0.31%) ATM
5 1 (0.31%) DHCP
5 1 (0.31%) DNS
5 1 (0.31%) MPLS
5 1 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.31%) SSL
5 1 (0.31%) VoIP
5 1 (0.31%) VPN
5 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.74%) Big Data
2 10 (3.12%) Hadoop
2 10 (3.12%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.87%) DB2
4 5 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (1.25%) Apache Hive
5 4 (1.25%) DbVisualizer
5 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.25%) Redis
6 3 (0.93%) MySQL
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.62%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.62%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 47 (14.64%) JIRA
2 34 (10.59%) Git (software)
3 29 (9.03%) Jenkins
4 25 (7.79%) Selenium
5 22 (6.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 21 (6.54%) Cucumber
6 21 (6.54%) WebDriver
7 20 (6.23%) TeamCity
8 17 (5.30%) Maven
9 15 (4.67%) JUnit
9 15 (4.67%) SoapUI
10 11 (3.43%) JBehave
11 8 (2.49%) Ant
11 8 (2.49%) Bitbucket
11 8 (2.49%) SpecFlow
11 8 (2.49%) TestNG
12 4 (1.25%) Appium
12 4 (1.25%) Gradle
12 4 (1.25%) JMeter
12 4 (1.25%) NUnit
General
1 68 (21.18%) Finance
2 16 (4.98%) Games
3 10 (3.12%) Marketing
4 9 (2.80%) Banking
5 6 (1.87%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (1.25%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.93%) Law
8 2 (0.62%) Advertising
8 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.62%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (27.73%) Analyst
2 58 (18.07%) Business Analyst
3 45 (14.02%) Developer
4 39 (12.15%) Project Manager
5 33 (10.28%) Architect
6 19 (5.92%) Retail Business Analyst
7 16 (4.98%) JavaScript Developer
8 15 (4.67%) Consultant
9 14 (4.36%) Java Developer
9 14 (4.36%) Service Analyst
9 14 (4.36%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (4.05%) Service Desk Analyst
10 13 (4.05%) Tester
11 12 (3.74%) Data Scientist
12 11 (3.43%) E-Commerce Analyst
12 11 (3.43%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
13 9 (2.80%) Automation Tester
13 9 (2.80%) Designer
13 9 (2.80%) Senior Developer
14 8 (2.49%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.28%) Web Services
2 20 (6.23%) CSS
2 20 (6.23%) HTML
3 17 (5.30%) Spring
4 16 (4.98%) jQuery
5 15 (4.67%) AngularJS
5 15 (4.67%) Middleware
5 15 (4.67%) RESTful
6 14 (4.36%) CSS3
6 14 (4.36%) HTML5
7 13 (4.05%) SOAP
8 12 (3.74%) REST
9 11 (3.43%) Sass
10 10 (3.12%) Node.js
10 10 (3.12%) XML
11 9 (2.80%) J2EE
12 8 (2.49%) Gherkin
12 8 (2.49%) JSON
13 7 (2.18%) JMS
13 7 (2.18%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.30%) Management Information System
2 16 (4.98%) EPoS
3 13 (4.05%) Mobile App
3 13 (4.05%) RIA
4 12 (3.74%) FMCG
4 12 (3.74%) User Experience
5 9 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.18%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.87%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.87%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.87%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.87%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.56%) DataPower
8 5 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.25%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.62%) NHS
11 2 (0.62%) Social Media
12 1 (0.31%) Chip and PIN
12 1 (0.31%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.48%) Windows
2 13 (4.05%) Unix
3 11 (3.43%) Linux
4 10 (3.12%) Android
4 10 (3.12%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.25%) AIX
5 4 (1.25%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.25%) Solaris
6 3 (0.93%) CentOS
6 3 (0.93%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.62%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.31%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.31%) VMS
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (28.97%) E-Commerce
2 86 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (11.21%) Scrum
5 34 (10.59%) Business Analysis
6 33 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (9.97%) ITIL
8 30 (9.35%) Migration
8 30 (9.35%) User Stories
9 28 (8.72%) SDLC
10 27 (8.41%) Acceptance Criteria
11 25 (7.79%) Mathematics
12 23 (7.17%) BDD
12 23 (7.17%) Change Management
12 23 (7.17%) Information Security
12 23 (7.17%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (6.85%) Project Management
14 21 (6.54%) TDD
15 20 (6.23%) Data Modelling
15 20 (6.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 59 (18.38%) Java
2 28 (8.72%) SQL
3 24 (7.48%) JavaScript
4 23 (7.17%) Python
5 12 (3.74%) C#
5 12 (3.74%) R
5 12 (3.74%) Ruby
6 11 (3.43%) Scala
7 8 (2.49%) Perl
8 4 (1.25%) Apple Swift
8 4 (1.25%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.93%) Groovy
10 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.31%) C
11 1 (0.31%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.31%) PHP
11 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (5.30%) CISSP
2 14 (4.36%) MCP
3 13 (4.05%) Degree
4 10 (3.12%) CISM
5 9 (2.80%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.49%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.18%) CISA
8 6 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.25%) CEH
9 4 (1.25%) CSSLP
10 3 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.62%) ISEB
11 2 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.31%) CGEIT
12 1 (0.31%) ISSAP
12 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.61%) PCI DSS
1 18 (5.61%) QA
2 16 (4.98%) GDPR
3 13 (4.05%) PMO
4 9 (2.80%) COBIT
5 8 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.25%) SLA
7 3 (0.93%) COSO
7 3 (0.93%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 6 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.25%) Docker
2 4 (1.25%) vCloud
2 4 (1.25%) vSphere
3 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.25%) Ansible
1 4 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.93%) Terraform
3 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (9.66%) Oracle
2 22 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.23%) Adobe
4 18 (5.61%) Atlassian
5 17 (5.30%) Cisco
6 14 (4.36%) NetApp
7 12 (3.74%) IBM
8 10 (3.12%) hybris
9 7 (2.18%) Tableau
10 6 (1.87%) SAP
10 6 (1.87%) VMware
11 5 (1.56%) Google
12 4 (1.25%) Citrix
12 4 (1.25%) Hyperion
12 4 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.93%) Arista
13 3 (0.93%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.93%) Workday
14 2 (0.62%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 2 (0.62%) Virgin Media