Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 12 6
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 +6
Contract jobs citing Retail 121 152 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.57% 9.44% 13.16%
As % of the General category 21.65% 24.64% 34.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 93 145
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
10th Percentile £213 £200 £105
90th Percentile £556 £585 £575
East of England median daily rate £443 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +3.51% +0.59% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +11.11% -
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year -13.33% -48.72% +192.50%

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 559 617 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 34.96% 38.32% 37.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 280 332
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £211 £213 £201
90th Percentile £556 £594 £549
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 27 17
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +72.41% -30.74%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.25 £41.80 £38.63
East of England median hourly rate £17.61 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -55.99% +29.03% +19.23%

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 12 December 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
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 12 December 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 0 50 £400 +2.56% 11
Welwyn Garden City -2 38 £500 +14.29% 2
St Albans +4 2 £538 +7.50% 5
Hatfield +2 2 - - 7
Stevenage -12 2 £325 - 1
Borehamwood - 2 £431 - 3
Royston - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead -3 1 £350 -34.88% 3
Hitchin - 1 - -
Retail
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 (40.50%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.14%) E-Commerce
3 23 (19.01%) Finance
4 19 (15.70%) Oracle
5 16 (13.22%) Migration
5 16 (13.22%) ERP
6 14 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (10.74%) Oracle Fusion
7 13 (10.74%) User Experience
8 12 (9.92%) Data Centre
8 12 (9.92%) Project Management
8 12 (9.92%) JavaScript
9 11 (9.09%) SQL
9 11 (9.09%) Analytics
10 10 (8.26%) HTML
10 10 (8.26%) JIRA
11 9 (7.44%) C#
11 9 (7.44%) Microservices
12 8 (6.61%) SQL Server
12 8 (6.61%) CSS
12 8 (6.61%) Change Management
12 8 (6.61%) Degree
12 8 (6.61%) Business Analysis
12 8 (6.61%) Waterfall
13 7 (5.79%) Android
13 7 (5.79%) jQuery
13 7 (5.79%) TDD
13 7 (5.79%) Java
14 6 (4.96%) UML
14 6 (4.96%) .NET

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 3 (2.48%) NServiceBus
1 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.65%) CMS
2 2 (1.65%) Confluence
2 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.83%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.65%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.65%) HFM
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.83%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.13%) SaaS
3 2 (1.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.65%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.83%) IaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) 2G
1 1 (0.83%) 3G
1 1 (0.83%) 4G
1 1 (0.83%) BGP
1 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (0.83%) EIGRP
1 1 (0.83%) Firewall
1 1 (0.83%) GSM
1 1 (0.83%) Multicast
1 1 (0.83%) OSPF
1 1 (0.83%) RNC
1 1 (0.83%) SMS
1 1 (0.83%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.65%) Big Data
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.83%) Power BI
3 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) JIRA
2 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.31%) Subversion
3 3 (2.48%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.65%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.83%) JMeter
5 1 (0.83%) LoadRunner
General
1 23 (19.01%) Finance
2 3 (2.48%) Law
2 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.65%) Advertising
3 2 (1.65%) French Language
3 2 (1.65%) German Language
3 2 (1.65%) Marketing
3 2 (1.65%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (22.31%) Analyst
2 25 (20.66%) Business Analyst
3 17 (14.05%) Project Manager
4 16 (13.22%) Developer
5 11 (9.09%) Architect
6 7 (5.79%) Designer
7 6 (4.96%) Test Manager
8 5 (4.13%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.13%) Product Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Senior Designer
8 5 (4.13%) Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.31%) Oracle Business Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) Product Business Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) Product Manager
9 4 (3.31%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.31%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) UX Designer
10 3 (2.48%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.74%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (8.26%) HTML
3 8 (6.61%) CSS
4 7 (5.79%) jQuery
5 6 (4.96%) .NET
5 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (4.13%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.31%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.31%) REST
7 4 (3.31%) Web Services
8 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.48%) CSS3
8 3 (2.48%) Entity Framework
8 3 (2.48%) HTML5
8 3 (2.48%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (2.48%) NHibernate
8 3 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.65%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.65%) Spring MVC
9 2 (1.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.74%) User Experience
2 12 (9.92%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.96%) FMCG
3 6 (4.96%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.48%) Replication
5 3 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.48%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.65%) EPoS
6 2 (1.65%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.83%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.79%) Android
2 5 (4.13%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.48%) Windows
4 2 (1.65%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.83%) HPUX
5 1 (0.83%) Linux
5 1 (0.83%) VMS
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (40.50%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.14%) E-Commerce
3 16 (13.22%) ERP
3 16 (13.22%) Migration
4 14 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (9.92%) Project Management
6 11 (9.09%) Analytics
7 9 (7.44%) Microservices
8 8 (6.61%) Business Analysis
8 8 (6.61%) Change Management
8 8 (6.61%) Waterfall
9 7 (5.79%) TDD
10 6 (4.96%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (4.96%) Test Management
10 6 (4.96%) UML
11 5 (4.13%) Defect Management
11 5 (4.13%) Test Scripting
11 5 (4.13%) Translating Business Requirements
11 5 (4.13%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 5 (4.13%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.92%) JavaScript
2 11 (9.09%) SQL
3 9 (7.44%) C#
4 7 (5.79%) Java
5 5 (4.13%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.48%) Groovy
6 3 (2.48%) Java 8
7 2 (1.65%) Python
8 1 (0.83%) C
8 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (6.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.65%) ISEB
3 1 (0.83%) APMP
3 1 (0.83%) CCNP
3 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) QA
2 4 (3.31%) GDPR
3 3 (2.48%) COBIT
3 3 (2.48%) COSO
3 3 (2.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) SCCM
2 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (15.70%) Oracle
2 5 (4.13%) Cisco
2 5 (4.13%) HP
2 5 (4.13%) Hyperion
2 5 (4.13%) VMware
3 4 (3.31%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.48%) Adobe
4 3 (2.48%) Citrix
4 3 (2.48%) hybris
4 3 (2.48%) Omniture
4 3 (2.48%) SAP
4 3 (2.48%) Tableau
5 2 (1.65%) Avaya
5 2 (1.65%) EMC
5 2 (1.65%) Google
5 2 (1.65%) IBM
5 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.65%) Samsung
5 2 (1.65%) SOTI
5 2 (1.65%) Splunk