Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 27 32
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5 +6
Contract jobs citing Retail 255 333 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.03% 6.43% 5.29%
As % of the General category 15.53% 18.48% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 245 207
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £263 £250 £113
90th Percentile £588 £588 £560
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 2
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -50.43% +80.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.50 £22.73
90th Percentile £15.15 £27.50 £34.78
England median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.29
% change year-on-year -12.90% -4.85% +1.81%

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 1,642 1,802 1,507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.37% 34.79% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 1,045 884
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.18% +0.06%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £206
90th Percentile £600 £595 £550
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 129 119
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.63% +21.21% +26.92%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.25 £13.95
90th Percentile £49.25 £50.87 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.11 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.45% +2.00% -

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 21 November 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
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 21 November 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 -1 133 £400 -3.03% 31
Bedfordshire +1 77 £451 -2.43% 15
Cambridgeshire +1 30 £463 +39.62% 25
Norfolk - 7 £275 - 4
Essex -17 5 £500 +86.92% 6
Suffolk -8 2 £400 +6.67% 3
East Anglia - 1 £1,000 - 7
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 75 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (27.06%) E-Commerce
3 46 (18.04%) Finance
4 38 (14.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (9.80%) Migration
5 25 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (9.80%) User Experience
6 24 (9.41%) ERP
6 24 (9.41%) Oracle
7 23 (9.02%) Project Management
8 22 (8.63%) Waterfall
9 21 (8.24%) Big Data
9 21 (8.24%) HTML
9 21 (8.24%) Java
10 20 (7.84%) CSS
11 19 (7.45%) Analytics
11 19 (7.45%) Windows
11 19 (7.45%) CRM
12 18 (7.06%) Web Services
12 18 (7.06%) ITIL
12 18 (7.06%) Microsoft
12 18 (7.06%) Scrum
13 17 (6.67%) SQL Server
13 17 (6.67%) C#
13 17 (6.67%) Microservices
13 17 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (6.27%) .NET
15 15 (5.88%) JavaScript
16 14 (5.49%) SQL

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 7 (2.75%) CMS
2 6 (2.35%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.57%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.18%) NServiceBus
4 3 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.78%) IIS
5 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.39%) Confluence
6 1 (0.39%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.39%) Mule
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.18%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.78%) ImageReady
5 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.75%) Magento
2 6 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (2.35%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.78%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.39%) HFM
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.39%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.39%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.92%) SaaS
3 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.18%) Office 365
4 3 (1.18%) Silverpop
5 2 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.78%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.78%) IaaS
5 2 (0.78%) Serverless
6 1 (0.39%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.35%) SMS
2 2 (0.78%) DNS
3 1 (0.39%) 2G
3 1 (0.39%) 3G
3 1 (0.39%) 4G
3 1 (0.39%) BGP
3 1 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.39%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.39%) Firewall
3 1 (0.39%) GSM
3 1 (0.39%) LAN
3 1 (0.39%) Multicast
3 1 (0.39%) NAS
3 1 (0.39%) OSPF
3 1 (0.39%) RNC
3 1 (0.39%) SAN
3 1 (0.39%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.39%) Telepresence
3 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.24%) Big Data
2 17 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.53%) Hadoop
5 8 (3.14%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.75%) Apache Hive
6 7 (2.75%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.35%) Apache Kudu
7 6 (2.35%) Impala
7 6 (2.35%) OLTP
8 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.78%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.78%) Amazon QuickSight
10 2 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.53%) JIRA
2 6 (2.35%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.57%) Subversion
4 3 (1.18%) Axure RP
4 3 (1.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.39%) JMeter
6 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
General
1 46 (18.04%) Finance
2 14 (5.49%) Marketing
3 9 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.18%) Games
5 3 (1.18%) Law
6 2 (0.78%) Advertising
6 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.39%) Banking
7 1 (0.39%) French Language
7 1 (0.39%) German Language
7 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.39%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 51 (20.00%) Analyst
2 47 (18.43%) Architect
3 31 (12.16%) Business Analyst
4 27 (10.59%) Developer
4 27 (10.59%) Project Manager
5 23 (9.02%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (7.84%) Designer
7 11 (4.31%) Technical Architect
8 9 (3.53%) Integration Architect
9 8 (3.14%) Service Analyst
9 8 (3.14%) Test Manager
9 8 (3.14%) UX Designer
10 7 (2.75%) Data Architect
10 7 (2.75%) Product Owner
10 7 (2.75%) Senior Developer
10 7 (2.75%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (2.35%) .NET Developer
11 6 (2.35%) IT Manager
11 6 (2.35%) IT Project Manager
11 6 (2.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.24%) HTML
2 20 (7.84%) CSS
3 18 (7.06%) Web Services
4 16 (6.27%) .NET
5 13 (5.10%) Oracle Fusion
6 10 (3.92%) REST
6 10 (3.92%) Spring
7 8 (3.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (2.75%) jQuery
8 7 (2.75%) Spring MVC
9 6 (2.35%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.35%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.35%) HTML5
9 6 (2.35%) JPA
9 6 (2.35%) Kafka
10 5 (1.96%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.96%) CSS3
10 5 (1.96%) Entity Framework
10 5 (1.96%) SOAP
11 4 (1.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.80%) User Experience
2 16 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.49%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.31%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.14%) FMCG
5 8 (3.14%) Taxonomies
6 7 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.96%) EPoS
8 5 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.18%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.18%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.18%) Life Science
9 3 (1.18%) Replication
10 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.78%) NHS
10 2 (0.78%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.78%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.45%) Windows
2 10 (3.92%) Linux
3 8 (3.14%) Unix
4 7 (2.75%) Android
5 6 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.96%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.57%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.18%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.39%) HPUX
10 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (27.06%) E-Commerce
3 38 (14.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (9.80%) Migration
5 24 (9.41%) ERP
6 23 (9.02%) Project Management
7 22 (8.63%) Waterfall
8 19 (7.45%) Analytics
8 19 (7.45%) CRM
9 18 (7.06%) ITIL
9 18 (7.06%) Scrum
10 17 (6.67%) Microservices
10 17 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (5.49%) Change Management
11 14 (5.49%) TOGAF
11 14 (5.49%) UML
12 13 (5.10%) TDD
13 12 (4.71%) Business Analysis
14 11 (4.31%) Incident Management
14 11 (4.31%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.24%) Java
2 17 (6.67%) C#
3 15 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 14 (5.49%) SQL
5 11 (4.31%) Python
6 10 (3.92%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.75%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.35%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.96%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.57%) Java 8
11 3 (1.18%) Groovy
11 3 (1.18%) VB
11 3 (1.18%) VBScript
12 1 (0.39%) Go
12 1 (0.39%) Java 9
12 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.39%) Perl
12 1 (0.39%) PHP
12 1 (0.39%) Ruby
12 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (3.53%) Degree
1 9 (3.53%) MCP
2 4 (1.57%) APMP
3 3 (1.18%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.78%) ISEB
4 2 (0.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.39%) CBAP
5 1 (0.39%) CCNP
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.39%) HND
5 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.39%) PMP
5 1 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.39%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.10%) GDPR
2 9 (3.53%) QA
3 4 (1.57%) COSO
3 4 (1.57%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.18%) COBIT
5 2 (0.78%) PMO
6 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.35%) Apache Flume
2 6 (2.35%) HDFS
2 6 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.57%) Xen
4 1 (0.39%) Docker
4 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.35%) Oozie
2 4 (1.57%) SCCM
2 4 (1.57%) WSUS
3 3 (1.18%) Terraform
4 2 (0.78%) Ansible
4 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.39%) Packer
5 1 (0.39%) Puppet
5 1 (0.39%) SCOM
5 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 24 (9.41%) Oracle
2 18 (7.06%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.10%) Cisco
3 13 (5.10%) SAP
4 12 (4.71%) hybris
5 10 (3.92%) VMware
6 7 (2.75%) HP
6 7 (2.75%) IBM
6 7 (2.75%) NetApp
6 7 (2.75%) Splunk
7 5 (1.96%) Hyperion
7 5 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.96%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.57%) Adobe
8 4 (1.57%) Avaya
8 4 (1.57%) Citrix
8 4 (1.57%) Google
8 4 (1.57%) Tableau
9 3 (1.18%) EMC
9 3 (1.18%) Omniture