The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 42 59
Rank change year-on-year -23 +17  
Contract jobs citing Retail 6 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.41% 2.29% 0.63%
As % of the General category 4.03% 5.64% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 2
Median daily rate £480 £300 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -28.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £265 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £375 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -23.80% +27.27%  

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 Essex with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 149 195 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 34.89% 40.63% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 68 155
Median daily rate £538 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £239 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £505 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 66 26
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £40.00 £45.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Essex

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Essex over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Essex

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Essex

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Colchester - 2 £430 -
Retail
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for Retail.

1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 10 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) CRM
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) SAP
3 7 (43.75%) COM
3 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (43.75%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (43.75%) Data Management
3 7 (43.75%) Document Management
3 7 (43.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (43.75%) Infor
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (43.75%) Skype for Business
3 7 (43.75%) Office 365
3 7 (43.75%) Yammer
3 7 (43.75%) Case Management
4 6 (37.50%) Degree
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Unix
5 5 (31.25%) B2C
5 5 (31.25%) CSS
5 5 (31.25%) XML
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) Java

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (43.75%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
1 7 (43.75%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (31.25%) Unica
3 4 (25.00%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (43.75%) Office 365
1 7 (43.75%) Yammer
2 4 (25.00%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (18.75%) OLAP
3 3 (18.75%) OLTP
3 3 (18.75%) QlikView
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Automotive
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) CRM Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (18.75%) ETL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) EDI Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) COM
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) JSON
2 5 (31.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) EDI
3 1 (6.25%) EDIFACT
3 1 (6.25%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) PMI
3 1 (6.25%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (50.00%) CRM
3 7 (43.75%) Case Management
3 7 (43.75%) Data Management
3 7 (43.75%) Document Management
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) B2C
5 4 (25.00%) Analytics
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) ETL
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (18.75%) Target Operating Model
6 3 (18.75%) Ticket Management
7 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
8 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
8 1 (6.25%) Use Case
8 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) PHP
3 3 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) VB
3 3 (18.75%) VBScript
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) CISA
3 2 (12.50%) CISM
3 2 (12.50%) CISSP
3 2 (12.50%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (6.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (43.75%) Infor
3 7 (43.75%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (43.75%) SAP
4 4 (25.00%) Adobe
5 1 (6.25%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) IBM Sterling