Period
to 17 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 17 December 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
West Midlands > Herefordshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 5 10
Rank change year-on-year -15 +5 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 5 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 5.75% 23.33% 13.64%
As % of the General category 11.90% 87.50% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Herefordshire median daily rate £375 £258 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.63% -28.97% -
10th Percentile £363 £208 £356
90th Percentile £388 £363 £426
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Herefordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £10.81 £43.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year -75.15% +278.26% -17.86%

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 Herefordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Herefordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 42 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 48.28% 26.67% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 15
Herefordshire median daily rate £380 £270 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.74% -25.52% -21.62%
10th Percentile £313 £208 £142
90th Percentile £453 £358 £465
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Herefordshire median hourly rate - - £12.18
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.02 £30.31 £15.99
% change year-on-year -37.26% +89.56% -44.08%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Herefordshire

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Herefordshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Herefordshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Herefordshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 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
Hereford - 2 £375 - 1
Retail
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Herefordshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Google
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (40.00%) Active Listening
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (40.00%) NHS
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Herefordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA Agile
1 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Active Listening
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) GDPR
2 1 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Google