Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 29 27
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 279 305 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.52% 6.19% 5.84%
As % of the General category 17.26% 18.69% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 237 235
East of England median daily rate £444 £428 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.80% -2.84% -2.22%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £253
90th Percentile £595 £595 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 6 1
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.00% -30.56% +60.00%
England median hourly rate £13.50 £16.75 £14.45
% change year-on-year -19.40% +15.92% -16.23%

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 1,616 1,632 1,629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.00% 33.12% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 988 897
East of England median daily rate £450 £435 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £213
90th Percentile £595 £600 £575
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 105 154
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +29.03% -4.62%
10th Percentile £12.25 £16.95 £15.75
90th Percentile £46.60 £50.29 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.87% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +1 157 £400 -3.61% 51
Bedfordshire -4 66 £469 -1.32% 15
Cambridgeshire +18 39 £469 +31.58% 22
Essex -5 8 £475 +15.15% 5
Norfolk +21 4 £150 -28.99% 4
Suffolk -11 4 £488 +21.88% 4
East Anglia - 1 £1,000 - 5
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 70 (25.09%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (24.37%) E-Commerce
3 51 (18.28%) Finance
4 39 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (11.11%) Windows
6 30 (10.75%) ITIL
7 28 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (9.68%) Cisco
8 27 (9.68%) Oracle
8 27 (9.68%) Migration
9 26 (9.32%) Microsoft
10 25 (8.96%) Waterfall
10 25 (8.96%) User Experience
11 24 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
11 24 (8.60%) Java
12 22 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (7.53%) SAP
13 21 (7.53%) Big Data
14 20 (7.17%) Incident Management
14 20 (7.17%) Data Centre
15 19 (6.81%) Mathematics
15 19 (6.81%) Microsoft Office
15 19 (6.81%) HTML
16 18 (6.45%) Project Management
16 18 (6.45%) Service Delivery
17 17 (6.09%) Scrum
17 17 (6.09%) TOGAF
17 17 (6.09%) SQL
17 17 (6.09%) Analytics
18 16 (5.73%) Problem Management

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 13 (4.66%) CMS
2 8 (2.87%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.43%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.72%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.72%) Commerce Server
5 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.72%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.36%) Confluence
6 1 (0.36%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.36%) JBoss
6 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.36%) Mule
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (6.81%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.15%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.08%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (1.08%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.72%) ImageReady
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.15%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.43%) Magento
2 4 (1.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.72%) HFM
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.36%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.36%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.36%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.66%) SaaS
3 2 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (0.72%) IaaS
3 2 (0.72%) Office 365
4 1 (0.36%) Datadog
4 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.43%) Firewall
1 4 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (1.08%) SMS
3 2 (0.72%) DNS
3 2 (0.72%) HTTP
3 2 (0.72%) SSL
4 1 (0.36%) 2G
4 1 (0.36%) 3G
4 1 (0.36%) BGP
4 1 (0.36%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.36%) GSM
4 1 (0.36%) LAN
4 1 (0.36%) Multicast
4 1 (0.36%) OSPF
4 1 (0.36%) RNC
4 1 (0.36%) SAN
4 1 (0.36%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.53%) Big Data
2 12 (4.30%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.94%) Hadoop
4 9 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.51%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.15%) Apache Hive
6 6 (2.15%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.79%) Apache Kudu
7 5 (1.79%) Impala
7 5 (1.79%) OLTP
8 4 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.72%) Amazon Athena
9 2 (0.72%) DataStage
9 2 (0.72%) DB2
9 2 (0.72%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.72%) QualityStage
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.72%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 6 (2.15%) Jenkins
1 6 (2.15%) JIRA
2 4 (1.43%) Axure RP
3 3 (1.08%) Subversion
4 2 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.36%) JMeter
5 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
General
1 51 (18.28%) Finance
2 11 (3.94%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.58%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.23%) Marketing
5 6 (2.15%) Law
6 2 (0.72%) Advertising
6 2 (0.72%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Billing
7 1 (0.36%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (20.43%) Analyst
2 51 (18.28%) Architect
3 28 (10.04%) Business Analyst
4 26 (9.32%) Developer
4 26 (9.32%) Solutions Architect
5 25 (8.96%) Project Manager
6 19 (6.81%) Designer
7 16 (5.73%) Service Analyst
8 15 (5.38%) Service Desk Analyst
8 15 (5.38%) Technical Architect
9 8 (2.87%) UX Designer
10 7 (2.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (2.51%) IT Manager
10 7 (2.51%) Product Owner
11 6 (2.15%) Consultant
11 6 (2.15%) IT Project Manager
11 6 (2.15%) Java Developer
11 6 (2.15%) Security Architect
11 6 (2.15%) Security Technical Architect
11 6 (2.15%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.81%) HTML
2 16 (5.73%) CSS
3 14 (5.02%) Oracle Fusion
3 14 (5.02%) Web Services
4 10 (3.58%) REST
5 8 (2.87%) Spring
6 7 (2.51%) Spring MVC
7 6 (2.15%) HTML5
7 6 (2.15%) JPA
7 6 (2.15%) jQuery
7 6 (2.15%) Kafka
8 5 (1.79%) .NET
8 5 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (1.79%) CSS3
9 4 (1.43%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.43%) SOAP
10 3 (1.08%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.08%) Java EE
10 3 (1.08%) JMS
10 3 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.96%) User Experience
2 20 (7.17%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.94%) EPoS
4 11 (3.94%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.58%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.23%) FMCG
7 8 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.87%) Taxonomies
8 5 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.79%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.43%) Replication
10 3 (1.08%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 3 (1.08%) NHS
11 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.11%) Windows
2 12 (4.30%) Linux
3 9 (3.23%) Unix
4 8 (2.87%) Android
5 7 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.15%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.79%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.36%) CentOS
9 1 (0.36%) Fedora
9 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.09%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (24.37%) E-Commerce
3 39 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (10.75%) ITIL
5 28 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (9.68%) Migration
7 25 (8.96%) Waterfall
8 22 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (7.17%) Incident Management
10 19 (6.81%) Mathematics
11 18 (6.45%) Project Management
11 18 (6.45%) Service Delivery
12 17 (6.09%) Analytics
12 17 (6.09%) Scrum
12 17 (6.09%) TOGAF
13 16 (5.73%) Content Management
13 16 (5.73%) Problem Management
13 16 (5.73%) UML
14 15 (5.38%) CRM
14 15 (5.38%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.60%) Java
2 17 (6.09%) SQL
3 14 (5.02%) JavaScript
3 14 (5.02%) Python
4 9 (3.23%) C#
4 9 (3.23%) Shell Script
5 7 (2.51%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.15%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.43%) Java 8
7 4 (1.43%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.08%) C++
8 3 (1.08%) Groovy
8 3 (1.08%) VB
8 3 (1.08%) VBScript
9 2 (0.72%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.72%) Scala
9 2 (0.72%) VBA
10 1 (0.36%) C
10 1 (0.36%) Perl
10 1 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (5.38%) MCP
2 11 (3.94%) Degree
3 9 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.51%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.79%) SANS
6 4 (1.43%) APMP
6 4 (1.43%) CCNP
6 4 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.08%) CCSP
7 3 (1.08%) CISSP
7 3 (1.08%) CSSLP
7 3 (1.08%) GCIH
7 3 (1.08%) GCWN
7 3 (1.08%) GIAC
7 3 (1.08%) MCSE
7 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.08%) RHCA
7 3 (1.08%) RHCE
7 3 (1.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (1.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.73%) GDPR
2 9 (3.23%) COSO
2 9 (3.23%) QA
3 8 (2.87%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.15%) COBIT
5 3 (1.08%) SLA
6 2 (0.72%) PMO
7 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.79%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.79%) HDFS
4 4 (1.43%) Xen
5 1 (0.36%) Docker
5 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (1.79%) Oozie
3 4 (1.43%) WSUS
4 3 (1.08%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.72%) Ansible
5 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.72%) SCCM
5 2 (0.72%) Terraform
6 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.36%) Packer
6 1 (0.36%) Puppet
6 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (9.68%) Cisco
1 27 (9.68%) Oracle
2 26 (9.32%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.53%) SAP
4 15 (5.38%) NetApp
5 13 (4.66%) VMware
6 12 (4.30%) hybris
7 10 (3.58%) IBM
8 9 (3.23%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.51%) HP
9 7 (2.51%) Splunk
10 6 (2.15%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.79%) Adobe
12 4 (1.43%) Avaya
12 4 (1.43%) Citrix
12 4 (1.43%) EMC
12 4 (1.43%) Tableau
13 3 (1.08%) Cognos
13 3 (1.08%) Omniture
13 3 (1.08%) Salesforce.com