Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 19 35
Rank change year-on-year -23 +16 +6
Contract jobs citing Retail 199 335 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.68% 7.10% 4.89%
As % of the General category 14.68% 19.64% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 219 170
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £355 £263 £115
90th Percentile £592 £588 £576
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 1
East of England median hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.17% -35.56% +125.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.50 £21.25
90th Percentile £15.08 £27.50 £23.75
England median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year -20.00% -1.41% +26.79%

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 1,356 1,706 1,345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.91% 36.15% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 945 829
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.25%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £213
90th Percentile £600 £600 £541
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 139 100
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £36.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.53% +80.00% -24.17%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.96 £43.77
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.12 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.46% +0.46% -4.76%

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 16 February 2019.

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 6 months to 16 February 2019. 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 -2 110 £450 - 53
Bedfordshire -3 56 £475 +5.56% 18
Cambridgeshire -14 20 £413 +25.95% 17
Essex -10 7 £440 -2.22% 11
Norfolk - 5 £400 - 4
Suffolk 0 1 - - 3
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 81 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (30.65%) E-Commerce
3 34 (17.09%) Finance
4 32 (16.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (15.08%) Amazon AWS
6 27 (13.57%) Project Management
7 21 (10.55%) Oracle
8 20 (10.05%) .NET
8 20 (10.05%) Java
9 19 (9.55%) TOGAF
9 19 (9.55%) Analytics
10 17 (8.54%) User Experience
10 17 (8.54%) UML
10 17 (8.54%) SOA
10 17 (8.54%) Cisco
11 16 (8.04%) CRM
11 16 (8.04%) Data Centre
12 15 (7.54%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (7.54%) ERP
13 13 (6.53%) Waterfall
13 13 (6.53%) F5
13 13 (6.53%) Palo Alto
14 12 (6.03%) DevOps
14 12 (6.03%) Microservices
14 12 (6.03%) Web Services
14 12 (6.03%) ITIL
14 12 (6.03%) Migration
14 12 (6.03%) JIRA
14 12 (6.03%) Multichannel Retail
15 11 (5.53%) .NET Framework

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 5 (2.51%) Apache
1 5 (2.51%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.51%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.51%) CMS
3 2 (1.01%) Confluence
3 2 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.01%) IIS
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.50%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.51%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.01%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Magento
2 2 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.01%) HFM
2 2 (1.01%) nopCommerce
2 2 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.01%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.50%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.08%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.02%) SaaS
4 5 (2.51%) Akamai
4 5 (2.51%) Office 365
5 3 (1.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.51%) Silverpop
6 2 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (1.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (1.01%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.01%) Datadog
6 2 (1.01%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.01%) Serverless
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.03%) DNS
2 9 (4.52%) Firewall
3 8 (4.02%) DMZ
3 8 (4.02%) Network Security
4 7 (3.52%) WAN
5 5 (2.51%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (2.01%) SMS
7 3 (1.51%) DHCP
8 2 (1.01%) LAN
8 2 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.50%) SSH
9 1 (0.50%) Telepresence
9 1 (0.50%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.52%) Big Data
2 7 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.52%) MySQL
3 6 (3.02%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.51%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.01%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.51%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.51%) Apache Kudu
6 3 (1.51%) Impala
6 3 (1.51%) OLTP
6 3 (1.51%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.01%) Amazon QuickSight
7 2 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (6.03%) JIRA
2 6 (3.02%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.51%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (2.01%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.01%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.51%) Subversion
6 2 (1.01%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.50%) JMeter
7 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.50%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (17.09%) Finance
2 7 (3.52%) Marketing
3 2 (1.01%) Back Office
3 2 (1.01%) French Language
3 2 (1.01%) Games
3 2 (1.01%) German Language
3 2 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.01%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.50%) Legal
4 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.50%) Swedish Language
4 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (23.12%) Architect
2 44 (22.11%) Analyst
3 26 (13.07%) Business Analyst
3 26 (13.07%) Project Manager
3 26 (13.07%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (6.53%) Designer
5 10 (5.03%) Developer
6 9 (4.52%) Integration Architect
7 8 (4.02%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (4.02%) Network Architect
7 8 (4.02%) Network Security Architect
7 8 (4.02%) Security Architect
7 8 (4.02%) UX Designer
8 7 (3.52%) Service Analyst
8 7 (3.52%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (3.52%) Test Analyst
9 6 (3.02%) Test Manager
10 5 (2.51%) Product Manager
10 5 (2.51%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (2.51%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.05%) .NET
2 12 (6.03%) Web Services
3 11 (5.53%) .NET Framework
4 9 (4.52%) 802.1X
4 9 (4.52%) CSS
4 9 (4.52%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (3.52%) HTML
6 5 (2.51%) J2EE
6 5 (2.51%) Middleware
7 4 (2.01%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (2.01%) Entity Framework
7 4 (2.01%) REST
7 4 (2.01%) Spring
8 3 (1.51%) Kafka
8 3 (1.51%) LINQ
9 2 (1.01%) CSS3
9 2 (1.01%) HTML5
9 2 (1.01%) JPA
9 2 (1.01%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.54%) User Experience
2 16 (8.04%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.02%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.02%) Taxonomies
5 7 (3.52%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.02%) EPoS
7 5 (2.51%) EMC VNX
7 5 (2.51%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 3 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.51%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.01%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.01%) FMCG
9 2 (1.01%) Life Science
9 2 (1.01%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.01%) NHS
9 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.50%) HP Superdome
10 1 (0.50%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.52%) Android
2 6 (3.02%) Windows
3 5 (2.51%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.01%) Unix
5 3 (1.51%) Linux
6 2 (1.01%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.50%) HPUX
7 1 (0.50%) VMS
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (30.65%) E-Commerce
3 32 (16.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (13.57%) Project Management
5 19 (9.55%) Analytics
5 19 (9.55%) TOGAF
6 17 (8.54%) SOA
6 17 (8.54%) UML
7 16 (8.04%) CRM
8 15 (7.54%) ERP
9 13 (6.53%) Waterfall
10 12 (6.03%) DevOps
10 12 (6.03%) ITIL
10 12 (6.03%) Microservices
10 12 (6.03%) Migration
10 12 (6.03%) Multichannel Retail
11 11 (5.53%) Business Analysis
12 10 (5.03%) Decision-Making
12 10 (5.03%) PRINCE2
12 10 (5.03%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.05%) Java
2 9 (4.52%) C#
3 7 (3.52%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.52%) VB
3 7 (3.52%) VB.NET
4 6 (3.02%) SQL
5 4 (2.01%) Python
5 4 (2.01%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.01%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.50%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.50%) C
7 1 (0.50%) PHP
7 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.02%) Degree
2 5 (2.51%) MCP
3 3 (1.51%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.51%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.01%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.50%) CBAP
5 1 (0.50%) ISEB
5 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.50%) VCP6
5 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.02%) GDPR
1 6 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.51%) QA
3 2 (1.01%) PMO
3 2 (1.01%) SLA
4 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.02%) vSphere
3 5 (2.51%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.51%) Squid
3 5 (2.51%) Varnish
4 3 (1.51%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.51%) HDFS
4 3 (1.51%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (5.03%) Puppet
2 8 (4.02%) Terraform
3 6 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.51%) vCenter Server
5 4 (2.01%) Ansible
6 3 (1.51%) Oozie
7 2 (1.01%) SCCM
8 1 (0.50%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.50%) Packer
8 1 (0.50%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.50%) SCOM
8 1 (0.50%) vRealize
8 1 (0.50%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 21 (10.55%) Oracle
2 17 (8.54%) Cisco
3 13 (6.53%) F5
3 13 (6.53%) Palo Alto
4 11 (5.53%) hybris
5 10 (5.03%) VMware
6 9 (4.52%) Arista
6 9 (4.52%) Blue Coat
6 9 (4.52%) Riverbed
7 8 (4.02%) Juniper
7 8 (4.02%) Microsoft
7 8 (4.02%) Zscaler
8 7 (3.52%) SAP
9 5 (2.51%) EMC
9 5 (2.51%) Hyperion
9 5 (2.51%) IBM
9 5 (2.51%) Splunk
9 5 (2.51%) TIBCO
9 5 (2.51%) Unisys
10 4 (2.01%) Tableau