Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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
West Midlands > Herefordshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 10 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +12
Contract jobs citing Retail 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 23.33% 12.77% -
As % of the General category 87.50% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Herefordshire median daily rate £258 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.97% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £425
% change year-on-year - -11.76% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Herefordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £43.50 £11.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +278.26% -17.86% -55.56%

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 8 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 26.67% 44.68% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 10
Herefordshire median daily rate £270 £363 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.52% -21.62% +32.14%
10th Percentile £208 £142 £362
90th Percentile £358 £465 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Herefordshire median hourly rate - £12.18 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.16 £16.00 £28.60
% change year-on-year +88.47% -44.05% -9.22%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Herefordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Herefordshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Herefordshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Acceptance Criteria
3 5 (71.43%) Google
3 5 (71.43%) JIRA
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
4 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 4 (57.14%) SDLC
4 4 (57.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
5 3 (42.86%) Gherkin
5 3 (42.86%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
5 3 (42.86%) QA
5 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) .NET
6 2 (28.57%) MVC
6 2 (28.57%) C#
6 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 2 (28.57%) Logistics
6 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) Confluence
6 2 (28.57%) CRM
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA Agile
2 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) QA Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Gherkin
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Angular 2
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Acceptance Criteria
3 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
4 4 (57.14%) SDLC
4 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
5 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
6 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (28.57%) CRM
6 2 (28.57%) Logistics
6 2 (28.57%) MVC
6 2 (28.57%) User Stories
7 1 (14.29%) BDD
7 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 1 (14.29%) Migration
7 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Google