Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 24 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 6 16
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10 -7
Contract jobs citing Retail 144 189 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 9.03% 13.57% 7.45%
As % of the General category 24.04% 35.06% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 147 59
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% - +11.80%
10th Percentile £200 £105 £194
90th Percentile £588 £575 £566
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year - -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -35.71% -
10th Percentile £22.50 £21.25 £23.50
90th Percentile £35.38 £23.75 £48.50
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £29.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year -47.01% +80.00% -53.24%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 599 539 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 37.58% 38.69% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 333 253
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +9.32%
10th Percentile £213 £205 £210
90th Percentile £599 £538 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +4.62% +1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 11 57
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -20.00% +34.27%
10th Percentile £14.18 £11.50 £12.89
90th Percentile £41.35 £35.25 £37.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year +20.30% +27.88% -13.33%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Hertfordshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Hertfordshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Hertfordshire

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Hertfordshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Watford -2 68 £390 -5.45% 6
Welwyn Garden City 0 29 £425 -5.56% 2
Hatfield -5 6 £438 -16.67% 8
Stevenage -9 5 - - 1
Letchworth - 4 - -
Abbots Langley - 2 £525 -
St Albans -2 1 £500 -4.76% 6
Hemel Hempstead -3 1 £538 +91.96% 2
Broxbourne - 1 £115 -
Retail
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 35 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.53%) Oracle
3 30 (20.83%) E-Commerce
4 24 (16.67%) Finance
5 16 (11.11%) SQL
6 15 (10.42%) Java
6 15 (10.42%) WebSphere
7 14 (9.72%) JIRA
7 14 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (9.03%) Oracle Retail
9 12 (8.33%) Project Management
9 12 (8.33%) EPoS
9 12 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 10 (6.94%) DNA
10 10 (6.94%) Migration
10 10 (6.94%) Games
11 9 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
11 9 (6.25%) Unix
11 9 (6.25%) FMCG
12 8 (5.56%) Python
12 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
12 8 (5.56%) PRINCE2
12 8 (5.56%) SQL Server
12 8 (5.56%) IBM
12 8 (5.56%) Scrum
12 8 (5.56%) Scenario Testing
12 8 (5.56%) Acceptance Criteria
12 8 (5.56%) Analytics
12 8 (5.56%) User Stories

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 15 (10.42%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.86%) Confluence
3 4 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.78%) CMS
3 4 (2.78%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.69%) Apache
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.69%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.69%) IIS
6 1 (0.69%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (9.03%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (2.78%) Sonata
3 3 (2.08%) HFM
3 3 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (2.08%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (1.39%) Magento
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.39%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.39%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.08%) Force.com
3 2 (1.39%) SaaS
3 2 (1.39%) Silverpop
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.69%) BlueKai
4 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) Internet
2 2 (1.39%) Firewall
2 2 (1.39%) HTTP
2 2 (1.39%) LAN
2 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.39%) WAN
3 1 (0.69%) 4G
3 1 (0.69%) ADSL
3 1 (0.69%) DHCP
3 1 (0.69%) DNS
3 1 (0.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.69%) MPLS
3 1 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.69%) SSL
3 1 (0.69%) VoIP
3 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.47%) Big Data
2 5 (3.47%) Hadoop
2 5 (3.47%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (2.78%) DB2
3 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (2.08%) Power BI
5 2 (1.39%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.69%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.69%) MS Access
6 1 (0.69%) MySQL
6 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (9.72%) JIRA
2 5 (3.47%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.08%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.08%) Selenium
4 3 (2.08%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.69%) Maven
5 1 (0.69%) RSpec
General
1 24 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (6.94%) Games
3 5 (3.47%) Banking
4 4 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.78%) Marketing
5 2 (1.39%) Law
5 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.69%) Advertising
6 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (28.47%) Analyst
2 29 (20.14%) Business Analyst
3 21 (14.58%) Project Manager
4 13 (9.03%) Developer
4 13 (9.03%) Retail Business Analyst
5 10 (6.94%) Consultant
6 8 (5.56%) Architect
7 6 (4.17%) Designer
7 6 (4.17%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 6 (4.17%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 5 (3.47%) Java Developer
9 4 (2.78%) Coordinator
9 4 (2.78%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.78%) Data Scientist
9 4 (2.78%) Digital Project Manager
9 4 (2.78%) EPoS Business Analyst
9 4 (2.78%) Life and Pensions Business Analyst
9 4 (2.78%) Pensions Business Analyst
9 4 (2.78%) Product Manager
9 4 (2.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (4.86%) Web Services
3 6 (4.17%) CSS
4 5 (3.47%) .NET
4 5 (3.47%) HTML
5 4 (2.78%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (2.08%) CSS3
6 3 (2.08%) Gherkin
6 3 (2.08%) HTML5
6 3 (2.08%) Middleware
6 3 (2.08%) REST
6 3 (2.08%) RESTful
6 3 (2.08%) XML
7 2 (1.39%) PRADO
7 2 (1.39%) RESTEasy
8 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.69%) Node.js
8 1 (0.69%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.69%) React
8 1 (0.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.33%) EPoS
2 9 (6.25%) FMCG
3 7 (4.86%) User Experience
4 6 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.08%) DataPower
6 3 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.39%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.69%) AS400
8 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.69%) Photography
8 1 (0.69%) Social Media
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.25%) Unix
2 4 (2.78%) Windows
3 3 (2.08%) CentOS
3 3 (2.08%) Linux
4 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 14 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 12 (8.33%) Project Management
5 10 (6.94%) DNA
5 10 (6.94%) Migration
6 9 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (5.56%) Acceptance Criteria
7 8 (5.56%) Analytics
7 8 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 8 (5.56%) Scenario Testing
7 8 (5.56%) Scrum
7 8 (5.56%) User Stories
8 7 (4.86%) ITIL
8 7 (4.86%) SDLC
8 7 (4.86%) Time Management
9 6 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.17%) ERP
9 6 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.11%) SQL
2 15 (10.42%) Java
3 8 (5.56%) Python
4 7 (4.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.47%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.78%) R
6 4 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.08%) C#
7 3 (2.08%) Groovy
8 2 (1.39%) Ruby
9 1 (0.69%) C
9 1 (0.69%) JCL
9 1 (0.69%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.69%) REXX
9 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (2.78%) CEH
1 4 (2.78%) CISSP
1 4 (2.78%) CSSLP
2 3 (2.08%) Degree
2 3 (2.08%) ISEB
2 3 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) PMO
2 3 (2.08%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) SLA
3 2 (1.39%) GDPR
4 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) Docker
2 1 (0.69%) RACF
2 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.78%) Ansible
3 3 (2.08%) Terraform
4 1 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.69%) zSecure
Vendors
1 31 (21.53%) Oracle
2 8 (5.56%) IBM
3 7 (4.86%) Adobe
4 6 (4.17%) hybris
4 6 (4.17%) SAP
4 6 (4.17%) Tableau
5 4 (2.78%) Avaloq
5 4 (2.78%) FNZ
6 3 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.39%) ATG
7 2 (1.39%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.39%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.39%) PayPal
7 2 (1.39%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Demandware
8 1 (0.69%) F5
8 1 (0.69%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.69%) Tealium