Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 34 32
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail 324 245 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.31% 5.62% 5.12%
As % of the General category 20.57% 18.03% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 188 168
East of England median daily rate £469 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +5.88%
10th Percentile £312 £113 £325
90th Percentile £600 £601 £621
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 0 1
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 - £10.00
10th Percentile £12.03 - £9.00
90th Percentile £18.09 - £11.00
England median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year -4.69% +20.75% -24.29%

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 1,575 1,359 1,611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 35.52% 31.16% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 862 867
East of England median daily rate £468 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.02% -3.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £243
90th Percentile £600 £575 £596
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 99 128
East of England median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +39.53% -35.82%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.32 £13.70
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £46.40
England median hourly rate £26.22 £25.00 £26.93
% change year-on-year +4.86% -7.15% +19.16%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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 0 169 £475 - 48
Bedfordshire +2 108 £450 - 7
Cambridgeshire +26 41 £500 +60.00% 18
Essex +1 4 £500 +42.86% 14
Suffolk -4 2 - - 1
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 104 (32.10%) E-Commerce
2 68 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (19.75%) Finance
4 61 (18.83%) Java
5 49 (15.12%) ITIL
5 49 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
6 42 (12.96%) Migration
7 41 (12.65%) Mathematics
8 36 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 31 (9.57%) Project Management
9 31 (9.57%) Windows
9 31 (9.57%) SQL
9 31 (9.57%) WebSphere
10 30 (9.26%) JIRA
10 30 (9.26%) TOGAF
10 30 (9.26%) Cisco
11 28 (8.64%) IBM
11 28 (8.64%) Oracle
12 27 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (8.33%) Web Services
12 27 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
12 27 (8.33%) Security Architecture
13 26 (8.02%) Amazon AWS
13 26 (8.02%) User Acceptance Testing
13 26 (8.02%) Problem Management
13 26 (8.02%) Incident Management
13 26 (8.02%) Python
13 26 (8.02%) Service Delivery
13 26 (8.02%) Change Management
14 25 (7.72%) Information Security

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 31 (9.57%) WebSphere
2 20 (6.17%) Confluence
3 15 (4.63%) Apache Spark
4 9 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (2.16%) Apache Pig
6 6 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.54%) CMS
7 5 (1.54%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.23%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.93%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.93%) Commerce Server
9 3 (0.93%) JBoss
9 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.62%) Luigi
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.31%) Apache
11 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 27 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.40%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.31%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 10 (3.09%) Magento
2 5 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.23%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.23%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.93%) HFM
5 2 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.31%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.02%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.32%) SaaS
3 9 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.85%) IaaS
6 4 (1.23%) Google App Engine
6 4 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.23%) Office 365
7 3 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.62%) PaaS
8 2 (0.62%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.31%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.31%) Force.com
9 1 (0.31%) Taleo
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.47%) Internet
2 7 (2.16%) HTTP
3 3 (0.93%) Firewall
3 3 (0.93%) SSL
3 3 (0.93%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (0.62%) Skype
4 2 (0.62%) VXLAN
5 1 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.31%) CTI
5 1 (0.31%) LAN
5 1 (0.31%) Network Security
5 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.31%) VPN
5 1 (0.31%) WAN
5 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.25%) Big Data
1 17 (5.25%) Hadoop
2 15 (4.63%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.47%) Apache Hive
4 8 (2.47%) DB2
5 6 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.54%) DbVisualizer
6 5 (1.54%) MySQL
6 5 (1.54%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.93%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.93%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.93%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.62%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (9.26%) JIRA
2 16 (4.94%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.32%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.32%) Selenium
4 13 (4.01%) Cucumber
5 12 (3.70%) WebDriver
6 8 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (2.47%) Maven
6 8 (2.47%) SoapUI
7 7 (2.16%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.85%) Ant
8 6 (1.85%) JBehave
8 6 (1.85%) JUnit
8 6 (1.85%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.85%) TestNG
9 2 (0.62%) Appium
9 2 (0.62%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.31%) Geb
10 1 (0.31%) Gradle
10 1 (0.31%) Spock
General
1 64 (19.75%) Finance
2 10 (3.09%) Law
2 10 (3.09%) Marketing
3 7 (2.16%) Games
3 7 (2.16%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.54%) Legal
5 3 (0.93%) Banking
5 3 (0.93%) Billing
6 2 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (0.62%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.31%) Back Office
7 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.31%) Local Government
7 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (24.69%) Analyst
2 55 (16.98%) Architect
3 48 (14.81%) Project Manager
4 34 (10.49%) Business Analyst
5 28 (8.64%) Solutions Architect
6 27 (8.33%) Developer
7 26 (8.02%) Service Analyst
8 25 (7.72%) Service Desk Analyst
9 15 (4.63%) Consultant
9 15 (4.63%) Data Scientist
10 14 (4.32%) Technical Architect
11 13 (4.01%) Security Architect
12 10 (3.09%) Java Developer
12 10 (3.09%) Security Technical Architect
12 10 (3.09%) Senior Developer
13 9 (2.78%) Designer
13 9 (2.78%) E-Commerce Manager
13 9 (2.78%) E-Commerce Project Manager
13 9 (2.78%) IT Manager
13 9 (2.78%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.33%) Web Services
2 18 (5.56%) REST
3 13 (4.01%) Middleware
3 13 (4.01%) SOAP
4 12 (3.70%) J2EE
5 10 (3.09%) HTML
6 9 (2.78%) CSS
6 9 (2.78%) JMS
6 9 (2.78%) XML
7 8 (2.47%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (1.85%) IBM Integration Bus
8 6 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (1.54%) .NET
9 5 (1.54%) Kafka
9 5 (1.54%) RESTEasy
9 5 (1.54%) RESTful
10 4 (1.23%) Gherkin
10 4 (1.23%) HTML5
10 4 (1.23%) RxJava
10 4 (1.23%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.17%) Management Information System
2 15 (4.63%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.01%) FMCG
4 11 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.09%) EPoS
5 10 (3.09%) RIA
6 9 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.78%) Data Structures
6 9 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.47%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.47%) User Experience
8 7 (2.16%) NHS
9 6 (1.85%) DataPower
10 4 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.93%) Social Media
12 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.62%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.62%) Photography
12 2 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.57%) Windows
2 15 (4.63%) Unix
3 11 (3.40%) Linux
4 8 (2.47%) Android
4 8 (2.47%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.23%) AIX
5 4 (1.23%) Solaris
6 2 (0.62%) CentOS
6 2 (0.62%) Fedora
6 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (32.10%) E-Commerce
2 68 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (15.12%) ITIL
3 49 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
4 42 (12.96%) Migration
5 41 (12.65%) Mathematics
6 31 (9.57%) Project Management
7 30 (9.26%) TOGAF
8 27 (8.33%) Security Architecture
8 27 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (8.02%) Change Management
9 26 (8.02%) Incident Management
9 26 (8.02%) Problem Management
9 26 (8.02%) Service Delivery
9 26 (8.02%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (7.72%) Information Security
11 24 (7.41%) Scrum
12 23 (7.10%) Business Analysis
13 22 (6.79%) Waterfall
14 21 (6.48%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 61 (18.83%) Java
2 31 (9.57%) SQL
3 26 (8.02%) Python
4 17 (5.25%) Scala
5 15 (4.63%) R
6 9 (2.78%) C#
6 9 (2.78%) Ruby
7 8 (2.47%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.85%) Java 8
8 6 (1.85%) Perl
9 5 (1.54%) Groovy
10 4 (1.23%) C++
11 3 (0.93%) C
11 3 (0.93%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.62%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (7.72%) MCP
2 21 (6.48%) Degree
3 16 (4.94%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.01%) CISSP
4 13 (4.01%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.16%) CISM
6 5 (1.54%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.23%) CISA
8 3 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.93%) ISSAP
8 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.93%) SANS
9 2 (0.62%) CCNP
9 2 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.62%) CSSLP
9 2 (0.62%) ISEB
9 2 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.31%) CCIE
10 1 (0.31%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.48%) PCI DSS
2 20 (6.17%) GDPR
2 20 (6.17%) QA
3 16 (4.94%) COBIT
4 12 (3.70%) PMO
5 10 (3.09%) COSO
6 5 (1.54%) Data Quality
7 4 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.23%) vCloud
2 4 (1.23%) vSphere
3 2 (0.62%) Docker
4 1 (0.31%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.31%) HDFS
4 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (1.85%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
2 4 (1.23%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.62%) Nessus
4 1 (0.31%) Ansible
4 1 (0.31%) Oozie
4 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.26%) Cisco
3 28 (8.64%) IBM
3 28 (8.64%) Oracle
4 25 (7.72%) NetApp
5 16 (4.94%) SAP
6 14 (4.32%) hybris
7 12 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (3.09%) TIBCO
9 8 (2.47%) Atlassian
9 8 (2.47%) VMware
10 7 (2.16%) Adobe
11 6 (1.85%) Hyperion
11 6 (1.85%) Sun
11 6 (1.85%) Tableau
12 5 (1.54%) Avaya
13 4 (1.23%) Citrix
13 4 (1.23%) F5
13 4 (1.23%) Google
13 4 (1.23%) Siebel