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 3 months to 28 April 2017 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 20 25
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5  
Contract jobs citing Retail 149 145 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.95% 5.66% 6.15%
As % of the General category 22.89% 17.47% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 89 116
Median daily rate £475 £450 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -2.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £364 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +23.07% -32.46%  

Retail is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 651 830 818
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 30.35% 32.37% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 413 468
Median daily rate £423 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.58% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 59 48
Median hourly rate £34.00 £19.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.94% -47.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.57 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.58% +16.00%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Retail as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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
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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +4 76 £475 +11.76% 19
Bedfordshire 0 44 £525 - 17
Cambridgeshire +6 14 £325 -13.33% 4
Essex -8 9 £444 +26.78% 2
Norfolk - 5 £550 - 2
Suffolk +10 2 £450 -5.26%
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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 67 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (25.00%) Finance
3 52 (23.21%) E-Commerce
4 34 (15.18%) Java
5 33 (14.73%) SQL
5 33 (14.73%) Oracle
6 31 (13.84%) CRM
6 31 (13.84%) Project Management
7 30 (13.39%) Microsoft
8 27 (12.05%) SAP
9 26 (11.61%) HTML
9 26 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (11.16%) JavaScript
11 22 (9.82%) SOA
12 20 (8.93%) Windows
13 19 (8.48%) CSS
14 18 (8.04%) Web Services
15 17 (7.59%) Office 365
16 16 (7.14%) Waterfall
16 16 (7.14%) SQL Server
16 16 (7.14%) SharePoint
16 16 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (6.70%) CMS
17 15 (6.70%) Banking
17 15 (6.70%) TOGAF
17 15 (6.70%) hybris
17 15 (6.70%) Unica
18 14 (6.25%) JIRA
18 14 (6.25%) Business Analysis
18 14 (6.25%) Data 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 16 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.70%) CMS
3 12 (5.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (5.36%) Skype for Business
4 10 (4.46%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.68%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.34%) Drupal
6 3 (1.34%) Magnolia
6 3 (1.34%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.34%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.34%) WordPress
7 2 (0.89%) Confluence
7 2 (0.89%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.45%) Apache
8 1 (0.45%) IIS
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.23%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (2.23%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.89%) InDesign
5 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.45%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.45%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.45%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 15 (6.70%) Unica
2 10 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (3.57%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (2.23%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (2.23%) Magento
5 4 (1.79%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (1.34%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.45%) Data Workbench
8 1 (0.45%) Endur
8 1 (0.45%) Findur
8 1 (0.45%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.45%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.45%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.59%) Office 365
2 13 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.36%) Yammer
4 10 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.68%) Silverpop
6 5 (2.23%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (1.34%) GitHub
8 2 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.89%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.89%) PaaS
8 2 (0.89%) Trello
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.57%) Internet
2 5 (2.23%) Network Security
2 5 (2.23%) PSTN
2 5 (2.23%) VoIP
2 5 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (2.23%) ZigBee
3 4 (1.79%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.79%) LAN
3 4 (1.79%) WAN
4 3 (1.34%) Intranet
4 3 (1.34%) Telepresence
5 2 (0.89%) Skype
5 2 (0.89%) Wireless
5 2 (0.89%) WLAN
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.45%) Firewall
6 1 (0.45%) MPLS
6 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.23%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.79%) Big Data
4 4 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.79%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.34%) OLAP
5 3 (1.34%) OLTP
5 3 (1.34%) QlikView
5 3 (1.34%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.89%) DB2
6 2 (0.89%) DbVisualizer
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 14 (6.25%) JIRA
2 9 (4.02%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.02%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.79%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.79%) Maven
3 4 (1.79%) Selenium
3 4 (1.79%) SoapUI
3 4 (1.79%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.34%) Ant
4 3 (1.34%) Appium
4 3 (1.34%) Gradle
4 3 (1.34%) Grunt
4 3 (1.34%) gulp
5 2 (0.89%) JUnit
5 2 (0.89%) Xcode
6 1 (0.45%) Gatling
6 1 (0.45%) JMeter
6 1 (0.45%) PROIV
6 1 (0.45%) Subversion
6 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 56 (25.00%) Finance
2 15 (6.70%) Banking
3 13 (5.80%) Marketing
4 10 (4.46%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.68%) Advertising
5 6 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.79%) Games
8 2 (0.89%) Automotive
8 2 (0.89%) Front Office
8 2 (0.89%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.89%) Legal
9 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (17.41%) Architect
2 36 (16.07%) Solutions Architect
3 35 (15.63%) Analyst
3 35 (15.63%) Developer
4 30 (13.39%) Project Manager
5 23 (10.27%) Business Analyst
6 17 (7.59%) Consultant
7 13 (5.80%) Programme Manager
8 11 (4.91%) E-Commerce Architect
8 11 (4.91%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 11 (4.91%) IT Manager
9 10 (4.46%) E-Commerce Manager
10 9 (4.02%) IT Project Manager
11 8 (3.57%) E-Commerce Programme Manager
11 8 (3.57%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.13%) E-Commerce Analyst
12 7 (3.13%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
12 7 (3.13%) Tester
13 6 (2.68%) CRM Developer
13 6 (2.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.61%) HTML
2 19 (8.48%) CSS
3 18 (8.04%) Web Services
4 14 (6.25%) XML
5 11 (4.91%) jQuery
5 11 (4.91%) JSON
6 10 (4.46%) COM
7 9 (4.02%) HTML5
7 9 (4.02%) JMS
8 8 (3.57%) .NET
8 8 (3.57%) JDBC
8 8 (3.57%) JPA
9 6 (2.68%) AngularJS
9 6 (2.68%) CSS3
9 6 (2.68%) EJB
9 6 (2.68%) Java EE
9 6 (2.68%) Node.js
9 6 (2.68%) RESTful
9 6 (2.68%) Servlets
10 5 (2.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.02%) EPoS
3 7 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.13%) Social Media
3 7 (3.13%) User Experience
4 5 (2.23%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (1.79%) FMCG
5 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.34%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.34%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.34%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.34%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.34%) W3C
7 2 (0.89%) BYOD
7 2 (0.89%) iPad
7 2 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.45%) iPhone
8 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.93%) Windows
2 11 (4.91%) Unix
3 4 (1.79%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.34%) Linux
5 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (23.21%) E-Commerce
3 31 (13.84%) CRM
3 31 (13.84%) Project Management
4 26 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (9.82%) SOA
6 16 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 15 (6.70%) TOGAF
8 14 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 14 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (6.25%) Data Management
9 13 (5.80%) B2C
9 13 (5.80%) Content Management
10 12 (5.36%) Document Management
10 12 (5.36%) Migration
10 12 (5.36%) Scrum
10 12 (5.36%) TDD
11 11 (4.91%) BDD
11 11 (4.91%) ITIL
11 11 (4.91%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (15.18%) Java
2 33 (14.73%) SQL
3 25 (11.16%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.13%) C#
5 6 (2.68%) PHP
6 5 (2.23%) Python
7 4 (1.79%) VB
8 3 (1.34%) C++
8 3 (1.34%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.34%) VBScript
9 2 (0.89%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.89%) Clojure
9 2 (0.89%) F#
9 2 (0.89%) Go
9 2 (0.89%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.89%) Ruby
9 2 (0.89%) Rust
9 2 (0.89%) Scala
10 1 (0.45%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (3.57%) Degree
2 6 (2.68%) CISSP
3 3 (1.34%) CEH
3 3 (1.34%) CISA
3 3 (1.34%) CISM
3 3 (1.34%) CREST Certified
3 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.34%) OSCP
4 2 (0.89%) ISEB
4 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.45%) APMG
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.45%) PMP
5 1 (0.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (2.68%) PMO
1 6 (2.68%) QA
2 3 (1.34%) SLA
2 3 (1.34%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.89%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.89%) Docker
1 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.68%) Puppet
2 5 (2.23%) Ansible
2 5 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.34%) TeamSite
4 2 (0.89%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.89%) Terraform
5 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.45%) OpenView
5 1 (0.45%) Salt
5 1 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (14.73%) Oracle
2 30 (13.39%) Microsoft
3 27 (12.05%) SAP
4 15 (6.70%) hybris
5 12 (5.36%) IBM
5 12 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (4.46%) Infor
7 8 (3.57%) Adobe
7 8 (3.57%) JDA
7 8 (3.57%) Splunk
8 6 (2.68%) Pega
9 5 (2.23%) Citrix
10 4 (1.79%) EMC
11 3 (1.34%) BT
11 3 (1.34%) Cisco
11 3 (1.34%) Lumesse
11 3 (1.34%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.34%) Sophos
11 3 (1.34%) Symantec
11 3 (1.34%) TIBCO
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