Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 12 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 +10
Contract jobs citing Retail 143 137 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 8.95% 9.08% 14.28%
As % of the General category 25.40% 24.68% 35.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 91 159
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +8.76%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £223
90th Percentile £556 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £438 £418 £431
% change year-on-year +4.79% -3.19% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +11.11% -35.71%
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year -44.00% -14.53% +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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 563 555 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 35.25% 36.80% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 252 340
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £205 £226 £205
90th Percentile £560 £593 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 22 11
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.86 £25.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.58% +56.25% -16.88%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.25 £13.75
90th Percentile £46.38 £40.00 £31.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -56.25% +29.03% +6.90%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +3 61 £400 - 9
Welwyn Garden City -1 43 £469 +13.64% 3
Hatfield -4 3 - - 18
Stevenage -15 3 £200 - 1
Borehamwood - 3 £431 - 2
St Albans -3 2 £538 +34.38%
Royston - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £350 - 1
Hitchin - 1 - -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Retail
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.88%) Finance
3 26 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 18 (12.59%) Oracle
5 17 (11.89%) Migration
6 16 (11.19%) Waterfall
7 15 (10.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (9.79%) JavaScript
8 14 (9.79%) SQL
8 14 (9.79%) User Experience
9 13 (9.09%) Data Centre
9 13 (9.09%) SaaS
9 13 (9.09%) HTML
9 13 (9.09%) Windows
9 13 (9.09%) ERP
9 13 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
10 11 (7.69%) CMS
10 11 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (7.69%) EPoS
11 10 (6.99%) C#
11 10 (6.99%) CSS
11 10 (6.99%) VMware
11 10 (6.99%) Content Management
12 9 (6.29%) Single Sign-On
12 9 (6.29%) Project Management
12 9 (6.29%) SAP
13 8 (5.59%) Cisco
13 8 (5.59%) Business Analysis
13 8 (5.59%) Android
13 8 (5.59%) FMCG

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 11 (7.69%) CMS
2 4 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.10%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.70%) Confluence
5 1 (0.70%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.10%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.70%) HFM
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.70%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.70%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.09%) SaaS
2 5 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.70%) 2G
3 1 (0.70%) 3G
3 1 (0.70%) 4G
3 1 (0.70%) BGP
3 1 (0.70%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.70%) Firewall
3 1 (0.70%) GSM
3 1 (0.70%) Multicast
3 1 (0.70%) OSPF
3 1 (0.70%) RNC
3 1 (0.70%) SMS
3 1 (0.70%) Telepresence
3 1 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.40%) Big Data
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.70%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.70%) Power BI
3 1 (0.70%) QlikView
3 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (4.20%) JIRA
2 4 (2.80%) Axure RP
2 4 (2.80%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.80%) Subversion
3 3 (2.10%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.70%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.70%) JMeter
4 1 (0.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 27 (18.88%) Finance
2 5 (3.50%) Law
3 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.40%) Advertising
5 1 (0.70%) French Language
5 1 (0.70%) German Language
5 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) Marketing
5 1 (0.70%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.70%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (17.48%) Analyst
2 23 (16.08%) Business Analyst
3 20 (13.99%) Architect
4 19 (13.29%) Developer
5 13 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 12 (8.39%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.99%) Designer
8 6 (4.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (4.20%) Senior Designer
9 5 (3.50%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Product Manager
9 5 (3.50%) Security Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Security Technical Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.50%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Technical Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Technical Business Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) UX Designer
10 4 (2.80%) Product Business Analyst
10 4 (2.80%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.09%) HTML
1 13 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (6.99%) CSS
3 7 (4.90%) jQuery
4 6 (4.20%) .NET
4 6 (4.20%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (3.50%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.80%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.80%) REST
6 4 (2.80%) Web Services
7 3 (2.10%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.10%) CSS3
7 3 (2.10%) Entity Framework
7 3 (2.10%) HTML5
7 3 (2.10%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (2.10%) NHibernate
7 3 (2.10%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.40%) Angular 2
8 2 (1.40%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.79%) User Experience
2 13 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.69%) EPoS
4 8 (5.59%) FMCG
5 6 (4.20%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.50%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.10%) Replication
8 3 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.10%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.40%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.40%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.70%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.09%) Windows
2 8 (5.59%) Android
3 5 (3.50%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.50%) Linux
3 5 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.50%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.80%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.40%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 17 (11.89%) Migration
4 16 (11.19%) Waterfall
5 15 (10.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (9.09%) ERP
7 11 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (6.99%) Content Management
9 9 (6.29%) Project Management
10 8 (5.59%) Business Analysis
10 8 (5.59%) Microservices
11 7 (4.90%) Analytics
11 7 (4.90%) Data Architecture
11 7 (4.90%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (4.90%) TDD
12 6 (4.20%) Change Management
12 6 (4.20%) ITIL
12 6 (4.20%) Programme Delivery
12 6 (4.20%) TOGAF
12 6 (4.20%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.79%) JavaScript
1 14 (9.79%) SQL
2 10 (6.99%) C#
3 7 (4.90%) Java
3 7 (4.90%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.50%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.50%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.80%) Python
5 4 (2.80%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.10%) Groovy
6 3 (2.10%) Java 8
6 3 (2.10%) VB
6 3 (2.10%) VBScript
7 2 (1.40%) VBA
8 1 (0.70%) C
8 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (4.90%) Degree
2 2 (1.40%) ISEB
3 1 (0.70%) APMP
3 1 (0.70%) CCNP
3 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.59%) QA
2 6 (4.20%) GDPR
2 6 (4.20%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.50%) COBIT
3 5 (3.50%) COSO
System Software
1 6 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.80%) Xen
3 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (6.29%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (2.80%) WSUS
3 2 (1.40%) SCCM
4 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (12.59%) Oracle
2 10 (6.99%) VMware
3 9 (6.29%) SAP
4 8 (5.59%) Cisco
5 7 (4.90%) HP
6 6 (4.20%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.80%) Hyperion
7 4 (2.80%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.80%) Splunk
7 4 (2.80%) Tableau
8 3 (2.10%) Adobe
8 3 (2.10%) Citrix
8 3 (2.10%) Omniture
9 2 (1.40%) Avaya
9 2 (1.40%) EMC
9 2 (1.40%) hybris
9 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.40%) Samsung
9 2 (1.40%) Sophos
9 2 (1.40%) SOTI