Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing Retail 53 161 187
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 8.48% 11.30% 11.84%
As % of the General category 21.03% 26.52% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 105 98
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £213
90th Percentile £675 £595 £575
East of England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £23.00
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year +3.57% -5.08% -

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 252 607 615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 40.32% 42.60% 38.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 316 292
Median daily rate £425 £450 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.11% -2.06%
10th Percentile £213 £316 £201
90th Percentile £550 £588 £586
East of England median daily rate £445 £460 £450
% change year-on-year -3.21% +2.17% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 51
Median hourly rate £24.66 £17.63 £17.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.91% -0.48% -26.21%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.25 £11.88
90th Percentile £61.25 £47.83 £42.00
Median hourly rate £17.71 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -19.50% +25.71% -46.15%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Hertfordshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Retail in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Retail in Hertfordshire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Retail in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Retail in Hertfordshire

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Retail in Hertfordshire.

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 14 July 2020. 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
Welwyn Garden City 0 15 £475 -13.64%
Watford -8 13 £400 -11.11% 1
Rickmansworth - 5 - -
Letchworth - 3 £325 - 2
Hemel Hempstead +2 2 £325 +18.18%
Borehamwood -1 2 £475 +35.71%
Hatfield +8 1 £550 +7.32% 6
Welwyn - 1 - -
Retail
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 12 (22.64%) E-Commerce
2 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.87%) Oracle
4 8 (15.09%) Windows
4 8 (15.09%) MVC
4 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.21%) jQuery
5 7 (13.21%) User Stories
5 7 (13.21%) Windows 10
5 7 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (11.32%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (11.32%) Games
7 5 (9.43%) Programme Management
7 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.43%) OVSD
7 5 (9.43%) WebSphere
7 5 (9.43%) OpenView
7 5 (9.43%) HP
7 5 (9.43%) VPN
7 5 (9.43%) Java
7 5 (9.43%) Web Services
7 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (9.43%) Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
7 5 (9.43%) Magento
7 5 (9.43%) RESTful
8 4 (7.55%) Azure

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 5 (9.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.89%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.89%) Jupyter
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.89%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Magento
2 3 (5.66%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.89%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Azure
2 2 (3.77%) AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Office 365
3 1 (1.89%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Serverless
3 1 (1.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) VPN
2 3 (5.66%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) MySQL
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.77%) Big Data
4 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Grunt
2 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.89%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Games
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Analyst
2 11 (20.75%) Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.43%) Service Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) DBA
6 3 (5.66%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Business Process Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Process Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) jQuery
2 5 (9.43%) RESTful
2 5 (9.43%) Web Services
3 4 (7.55%) .NET
3 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.55%) Hibernate
3 4 (7.55%) Spring
3 4 (7.55%) Spring MVC
4 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.66%) CSS
4 3 (5.66%) HTML
5 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (3.77%) REST
6 1 (1.89%) JSP
6 1 (1.89%) JSTL
6 1 (1.89%) Sass
6 1 (1.89%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.89%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) FMCG
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.89%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.89%) EPoS
5 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Robotics
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
5 1 (1.89%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) E-Commerce
2 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.09%) MVC
3 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (13.21%) User Stories
5 5 (9.43%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (9.43%) Programme Management
5 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.55%) Commercial Awareness
6 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.55%) Time Management
6 4 (7.55%) Web Development
6 4 (7.55%) Workshop Facilitation
7 3 (5.66%) Analytics
7 3 (5.66%) BDD
7 3 (5.66%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.66%) Task Automation
7 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
2 5 (9.43%) Java
3 4 (7.55%) C#
4 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.66%) SQL
5 1 (1.89%) PHP
5 1 (1.89%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) MCSA
1 2 (3.77%) MCSE
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.89%) CISA
2 1 (1.89%) CISM
2 1 (1.89%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) PMO
2 3 (5.66%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.77%) GDPR
3 2 (3.77%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.89%) COBIT
4 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.89%) NIST
4 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) OpenView
1 5 (9.43%) OVSD
2 2 (3.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (9.43%) HP
4 4 (7.55%) Adobe
4 4 (7.55%) hybris
4 4 (7.55%) SAP
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.89%) Ariba
6 1 (1.89%) Demandware
6 1 (1.89%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) Teradata