Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 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
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 48 23
Rank change year-on-year +16 -25 +15
Contract jobs citing Retail 189 195 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.27% 4.45% 6.90%
As % of the General category 15.80% 12.30% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 132 223
East of England median daily rate £430 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +3.45% -0.57%
10th Percentile £251 £350 £261
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
England median daily rate £450 £458 £450
% change year-on-year -1.64% +1.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 8 19
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.45% -5.17% -35.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £19.73 £15.08 £27.50
England median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +3.57% -13.85% -0.25%

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 1,196 1,586 1,822
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.36% 36.23% 38.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 924 1,041
East of England median daily rate £423 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £200 £277 £263
90th Percentile £606 £600 £600
England median daily rate £488 £495 £475
% change year-on-year -1.52% +4.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 97 145
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.21% -47.22% +73.08%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.25 £12.29
90th Percentile £48.90 £50.50 £50.19
England median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £22.01
% change year-on-year -4.44% +2.24% +4.80%

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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 2020. 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 +4 89 £410 -8.89% 50
Bedfordshire +1 51 £538 +13.76% 9
Cambridgeshire +20 43 £420 -6.67% 18
Norfolk +3 3 - - 2
Essex +43 2 £200 -52.38% 17
Suffolk -1 1 £140 - 5
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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 47 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (17.46%) E-Commerce
3 32 (16.93%) Finance
4 31 (16.40%) Microsoft
5 26 (13.76%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (13.76%) Incident Management
6 24 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 20 (10.58%) Oracle
9 18 (9.52%) Project Management
10 17 (8.99%) Security Cleared
11 16 (8.47%) SC Cleared
11 16 (8.47%) AWS
11 16 (8.47%) Power BI
11 16 (8.47%) Windows
11 16 (8.47%) Power Platform
12 15 (7.94%) ERP
13 14 (7.41%) Azure
13 14 (7.41%) EPoS
13 14 (7.41%) Logistics
14 13 (6.88%) Manufacturing
14 13 (6.88%) Active Directory
14 13 (6.88%) SQL
15 12 (6.35%) Dynamics 365
15 12 (6.35%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (5.82%) Dashboard Development
16 11 (5.82%) DevOps
16 11 (5.82%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (5.82%) .NET
17 10 (5.29%) JavaScript

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 6 (3.17%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.06%) IBM Domino
2 2 (1.06%) Jupyter
2 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.53%) Confluence
3 1 (0.53%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.53%) JBoss
3 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.12%) Adobe Premiere
3 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.65%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.59%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.06%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.53%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.47%) AWS
1 16 (8.47%) Power Platform
2 14 (7.41%) Azure
3 12 (6.35%) Dynamics 365
4 10 (5.29%) Office 365
5 4 (2.12%) G Suite
5 4 (2.12%) SaaS
6 3 (1.59%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.53%) Datadog
7 1 (0.53%) GCP
7 1 (0.53%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.53%) Runscope
7 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.17%) Skype
2 4 (2.12%) Firewall
2 4 (2.12%) FTP
3 3 (1.59%) VPN
4 2 (1.06%) ATM
4 2 (1.06%) DNS
4 2 (1.06%) Wireless
5 1 (0.53%) DHCP
5 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.53%) Internet
5 1 (0.53%) PBX
5 1 (0.53%) SSH
5 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.53%) VoIP
5 1 (0.53%) WAN
5 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.53%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.47%) Power BI
2 10 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.65%) Big Data
4 5 (2.65%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.65%) MySQL
5 3 (1.59%) Couchbase
5 3 (1.59%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.53%) DB2
6 1 (0.53%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.53%) Redis
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.17%) JIRA
2 2 (1.06%) Spock
3 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.53%) ER Studio
3 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.53%) Moq
3 1 (0.53%) MSTest
3 1 (0.53%) NUnit
3 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.53%) Postman
3 1 (0.53%) Selenium
3 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
General
1 32 (16.93%) Finance
2 13 (6.88%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.76%) Marketing
4 6 (3.17%) German Language
5 4 (2.12%) Advertising
5 4 (2.12%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.59%) Banking
6 3 (1.59%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.06%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.06%) Legal
7 2 (1.06%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.53%) Billing
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Retail Finance
8 1 (0.53%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (28.04%) Analyst
2 25 (13.23%) Service Analyst
2 25 (13.23%) Service Desk Analyst
3 23 (12.17%) Developer
4 19 (10.05%) Project Manager
5 18 (9.52%) Service Desk Support
5 18 (9.52%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 16 (8.47%) IT Support
7 15 (7.94%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 15 (7.94%) IT Analyst
8 14 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
8 14 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 14 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
9 13 (6.88%) Consultant
10 12 (6.35%) Architect
11 8 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.70%) Business Analyst
12 7 (3.70%) Data Analyst
13 5 (2.65%) RPG Developer
13 5 (2.65%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.82%) .NET
2 8 (4.23%) jQuery
3 6 (3.17%) HTML
4 5 (2.65%) CSS
5 4 (2.12%) React
6 3 (1.59%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.59%) Kafka
6 3 (1.59%) Micronaut
6 3 (1.59%) RxJava
6 3 (1.59%) Vert.x
6 3 (1.59%) XML
7 2 (1.06%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.06%) EDI
7 2 (1.06%) Flask
7 2 (1.06%) Middleware
7 2 (1.06%) Node.js
7 2 (1.06%) Pandas
8 1 (0.53%) .NET Core
8 1 (0.53%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.41%) EPoS
2 7 (3.70%) Virtual Team
3 6 (3.17%) FMCG
4 5 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.12%) BYOD
5 4 (2.12%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Licensing
6 3 (1.59%) Chip and PIN
6 3 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.59%) Life Science
6 3 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.59%) PKI
7 2 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.06%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.06%) iSeries
7 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.06%) NHS
7 2 (1.06%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.06%) User Experience
7 2 (1.06%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.47%) Windows
2 7 (3.70%) Windows 10
3 6 (3.17%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.65%) Linux
5 3 (1.59%) Android
5 3 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.59%) Unix
6 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.53%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (17.46%) E-Commerce
3 26 (13.76%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (13.76%) Incident Management
4 24 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 18 (9.52%) Project Management
7 15 (7.94%) ERP
8 14 (7.41%) Logistics
9 12 (6.35%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (5.82%) Dashboard Development
10 11 (5.82%) DevOps
11 10 (5.29%) Analytics
11 10 (5.29%) Information Security
11 10 (5.29%) ITIL
11 10 (5.29%) Migration
12 9 (4.76%) Scrum
13 8 (4.23%) Enterprise Architecture
14 7 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (3.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.88%) SQL
2 10 (5.29%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.70%) Java
4 6 (3.17%) C#
4 6 (3.17%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.17%) Python
5 5 (2.65%) Groovy
5 5 (2.65%) RPG
6 3 (1.59%) RPG/400
7 2 (1.06%) Perl
7 2 (1.06%) R
7 2 (1.06%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.53%) C
8 1 (0.53%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.53%) PHP
8 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.17%) Degree
5 3 (1.59%) CISSP
5 3 (1.59%) MCP
6 2 (1.06%) CISA
6 2 (1.06%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.06%) ISEB
6 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.06%) PMP
6 2 (1.06%) SANS
7 1 (0.53%) CISM
7 1 (0.53%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.17%) PCI DSS
1 6 (3.17%) PMO
2 4 (2.12%) GDPR
2 4 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.12%) SLA
3 3 (1.59%) NIST
4 2 (1.06%) COBIT
5 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 13 (6.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.59%) Docker
3 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (3.70%) SCCM
2 2 (1.06%) OpenView
2 2 (1.06%) OVSD
3 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (16.40%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.58%) Oracle
3 6 (3.17%) HP
4 5 (2.65%) IBM
5 4 (2.12%) Adobe
5 4 (2.12%) Dell
5 4 (2.12%) ServiceNow
5 4 (2.12%) Sun
5 4 (2.12%) Tableau
5 4 (2.12%) Toshiba
6 3 (1.59%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.59%) Informatica
7 2 (1.06%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.06%) Apple
7 2 (1.06%) Citrix
7 2 (1.06%) hybris
7 2 (1.06%) Omniture
7 2 (1.06%) Optimizely
7 2 (1.06%) Splunk
7 2 (1.06%) Workday