Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 15 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - +19
Contract jobs citing Retail 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 20.83% 3.51% -
As % of the General category 71.43% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Herefordshire median daily rate £215 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.30% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £380 £393 £410
% change year-on-year -3.18% -4.27% +2.50%
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% -30.00%

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 7 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 29.17% 17.54% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 9
Herefordshire median daily rate £215 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.67% -16.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £208 £272 £381
90th Percentile £363 £488 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £417 £400
% change year-on-year -3.96% +4.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Herefordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00% -14.53%

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 25 February 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
Leominster - 1 £215 -
Retail
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 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%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Google
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 5 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 5 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA Agile
1 5 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA Agile
1 5 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Google