Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 8 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +13
Contract jobs citing Retail 164 140 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 11.27% 11.30% 12.09%
As % of the General category 29.76% 34.74% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 95 94
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +17.65%
10th Percentile £302 £285 £347
90th Percentile £600 £625 £605
East of England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £14.75 - -

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 551 403 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 37.87% 32.53% 42.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 214 272
Hertfordshire median daily rate £414 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.65% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £215 £191 £282
90th Percentile £588 £584 £575
East of England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 23 26
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.64 £18.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% -36.28% +23.01%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.33 £12.63
90th Percentile £42.00 £43.35 £40.38
East of England median hourly rate £20.50 £31.50 £27.38
% change year-on-year -34.92% +15.05% -15.75%

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 27 May 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 27 May 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
Watford +1 57 £469 +1.08% 13
Welwyn Garden City -4 31 £525 +35.48% 3
Hemel Hempstead -5 8 £388 +330.56% 5
St Albans +3 4 £325 +242.11% 2
Stevenage -11 3 £95 - 1
Hatfield -11 3 £488 -11.36% 12
Borehamwood - 2 - - 4
Hertford - 2 £525 - 2
Royston - 2 £425 -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Retail
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 49 (29.88%) E-Commerce
2 43 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (23.78%) Java
4 37 (22.56%) Finance
5 25 (15.24%) WebSphere
6 22 (13.41%) IBM
7 21 (12.80%) Project Management
8 19 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (11.59%) DNA
9 18 (10.98%) SQL
9 18 (10.98%) Oracle
9 18 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (10.98%) Waterfall
10 17 (10.37%) Data Centre
10 17 (10.37%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (9.76%) Time Management
12 15 (9.15%) Scala
12 15 (9.15%) JIRA
12 15 (9.15%) ITIL
12 15 (9.15%) Change Management
13 14 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (7.93%) PCI DSS
14 13 (7.93%) Python
14 13 (7.93%) SAP
14 13 (7.93%) Migration
15 12 (7.32%) TOGAF
15 12 (7.32%) COBIT
15 12 (7.32%) Management Information System
15 12 (7.32%) EPoS
15 12 (7.32%) Git (software)

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 25 (15.24%) WebSphere
2 11 (6.71%) CMS
3 8 (4.88%) Apache Spark
4 7 (4.27%) Apache Pig
5 6 (3.66%) Confluence
6 5 (3.05%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.44%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.22%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.22%) Commerce Server
9 2 (1.22%) JBoss
9 2 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.61%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Magento
2 3 (1.83%) HFM
2 3 (1.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.22%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.22%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.22%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.61%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.61%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.61%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.32%) SaaS
2 6 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.44%) Office 365
4 2 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.61%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (1.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (1.22%) Firewall
1 2 (1.22%) HTTP
1 2 (1.22%) Skype
1 2 (1.22%) SSL
1 2 (1.22%) VXLAN
1 2 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.61%) LAN
2 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.61%) VPN
2 1 (0.61%) WAN
2 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.10%) Big Data
1 10 (6.10%) Hadoop
2 8 (4.88%) Apache Hive
3 7 (4.27%) DB2
4 6 (3.66%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.05%) DbVisualizer
6 4 (2.44%) MySQL
7 3 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.83%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.22%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.22%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.61%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.61%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 15 (9.15%) JIRA
2 12 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.66%) Selenium
4 5 (3.05%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.05%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.44%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.22%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.22%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.61%) Geb
7 1 (0.61%) Gradle
7 1 (0.61%) Maven
7 1 (0.61%) Sikuli
7 1 (0.61%) Spock
General
1 37 (22.56%) Finance
2 11 (6.71%) Law
3 4 (2.44%) Games
4 3 (1.83%) Billing
4 3 (1.83%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.83%) Marketing
5 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (18.29%) Architect
2 29 (17.68%) Project Manager
3 26 (15.85%) Analyst
4 15 (9.15%) Developer
5 14 (8.54%) Business Analyst
6 13 (7.93%) Technical Architect
7 11 (6.71%) Data Scientist
7 11 (6.71%) Security Architect
7 11 (6.71%) Security Technical Architect
7 11 (6.71%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.88%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.27%) E-Commerce Manager
9 7 (4.27%) E-Commerce Project Manager
10 6 (3.66%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (3.66%) Retail Business Analyst
11 5 (3.05%) Consultant
11 5 (3.05%) Salesforce Project Manager
11 5 (3.05%) Tester
12 4 (2.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 4 (2.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.10%) Oracle Fusion
2 9 (5.49%) J2EE
2 9 (5.49%) Web Services
3 5 (3.05%) HTML
3 5 (3.05%) RESTEasy
3 5 (3.05%) RESTful
4 4 (2.44%) CSS
4 4 (2.44%) Gherkin
4 4 (2.44%) Kafka
4 4 (2.44%) Middleware
4 4 (2.44%) REST
4 4 (2.44%) RxJava
4 4 (2.44%) Vert.x
4 4 (2.44%) XML
5 3 (1.83%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (1.83%) Java EE
5 3 (1.83%) SOAP
5 3 (1.83%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.22%) Node.js
6 2 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.37%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.32%) EPoS
2 12 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.71%) FMCG
4 9 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.49%) Data Structures
5 8 (4.88%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.88%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.05%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.44%) User Experience
8 3 (1.83%) DataPower
8 3 (1.83%) NHS
8 3 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.61%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.61%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.61%) Photography
9 1 (0.61%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.27%) Unix
2 6 (3.66%) Windows
3 4 (2.44%) Linux
4 3 (1.83%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.83%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.22%) CentOS
5 2 (1.22%) Fedora
5 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.22%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.61%) Android
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (29.88%) E-Commerce
2 43 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (12.80%) Project Management
4 19 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (11.59%) DNA
5 18 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (10.98%) Waterfall
6 17 (10.37%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (9.76%) Time Management
8 15 (9.15%) Change Management
8 15 (9.15%) ITIL
9 14 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (7.93%) Migration
11 12 (7.32%) TOGAF
12 11 (6.71%) Data Science
12 11 (6.71%) Mathematics
12 11 (6.71%) OWASP
12 11 (6.71%) PRINCE
12 11 (6.71%) Security Architecture
12 11 (6.71%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.78%) Java
2 18 (10.98%) SQL
3 15 (9.15%) Scala
4 13 (7.93%) Python
5 11 (6.71%) R
6 6 (3.66%) Java 8
7 5 (3.05%) Groovy
7 5 (3.05%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.22%) C++
8 2 (1.22%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.22%) VBA
9 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.61%) C
9 1 (0.61%) C#
9 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.61%) Ruby
9 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.71%) Degree
2 5 (3.05%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.22%) ISEB
3 2 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.61%) CCIE
4 1 (0.61%) CCNP
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.61%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.93%) PCI DSS
2 12 (7.32%) COBIT
2 12 (7.32%) GDPR
3 11 (6.71%) COSO
3 11 (6.71%) QA
4 3 (1.83%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.83%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) Terminal Server
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.49%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (1.83%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
3 2 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.22%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (13.41%) IBM
2 18 (10.98%) Oracle
3 13 (7.93%) SAP
4 11 (6.71%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (4.88%) hybris
6 6 (3.66%) Cisco
6 6 (3.66%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.44%) Siebel
8 3 (1.83%) Arista
8 3 (1.83%) Capita
8 3 (1.83%) F5
8 3 (1.83%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.83%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.83%) VMware
9 2 (1.22%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.22%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.22%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.22%) Tableau
9 2 (1.22%) webMethods
9 2 (1.22%) WSO2