Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 15 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 20.00% 33.33% 10.00%
As % of the General category 33.33% 100.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 4
Herefordshire median daily rate £240 £245 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.04% -32.41% -
10th Percentile £235 £204 £356
90th Percentile £388 £343 £426
West Midlands median daily rate £395 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +5.33% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Herefordshire median hourly rate £12.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £11.41 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -34.83% -16.67% +25.37%

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 45 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 60.00% 33.33% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 15
Herefordshire median daily rate £375 £245 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.06% -32.41% +0.35%
10th Percentile £235 £204 £167
90th Percentile £458 £343 £465
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Herefordshire median hourly rate £21.00 - £12.18
10th Percentile £12.00 - £12.09
90th Percentile £32.63 - £33.45
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £30.31 £21.50
% change year-on-year -45.56% +40.98% -24.81%

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 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 September 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 - 6 £375 - 3
Leominster - 6 £240 - 1
Retail
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
3 8 (53.33%) Google
3 8 (53.33%) SDLC
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 7 (46.67%) JIRA Agile
4 7 (46.67%) SpecFlow
4 7 (46.67%) Gherkin
4 7 (46.67%) JIRA
5 6 (40.00%) QA
5 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) NHS
6 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (20.00%) PMO
7 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
8 2 (13.33%) .NET
8 2 (13.33%) C#
8 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Project

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 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) JIRA
1 7 (46.67%) JIRA Agile
1 7 (46.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) QA Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Pricing Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) Gherkin
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.67%) COM
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 8 (53.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 8 (53.33%) SDLC
3 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
4 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) Active Listening
7 2 (13.33%) BDD
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 2 (13.33%) MVC
7 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Time Management
8 1 (6.67%) Business Process Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
8 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
2 3 (20.00%) PMO
3 1 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft