Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 8 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 158 145 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 10.20% 10.86% 8.89%
As % of the General category 26.07% 33.80% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 104 60
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.70% +9.04%
10th Percentile £203 £235 £312
90th Percentile £588 £593 £619
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.82% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £41.25 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.33% - -
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year -35.56% +125.00% -

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 606 429 558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 39.12% 32.13% 41.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 256 268
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £441 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.19% +10.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £210 £211 £221
90th Percentile £588 £546 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +11.73% +0.69% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 46
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.75 £16.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -24.42% +32.72%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.32 £12.63
90th Percentile £46.75 £43.77 £38.13
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.69 £26.38
% change year-on-year +41.77% -6.40% +26.02%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -2 65 £388 -12.68% 10
Welwyn Garden City -2 33 £488 +8.33% 8
Hemel Hempstead +2 6 £450 +328.57% 3
Stevenage 0 5 - -
St Albans +1 4 £325 -38.10% 3
Hatfield -9 3 £525 - 9
Abbots Langley - 2 £525 -
Hertford - 2 £525 -
Royston - 2 £425 -
Retail
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 53 (33.54%) E-Commerce
2 41 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (19.62%) Java
3 31 (19.62%) WebSphere
4 29 (18.35%) Finance
5 22 (13.92%) DNA
6 21 (13.29%) JIRA
7 19 (12.03%) IBM
7 19 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (11.39%) Oracle
9 17 (10.76%) Project Management
9 17 (10.76%) Time Management
10 15 (9.49%) SQL
11 14 (8.86%) Python
11 14 (8.86%) EPoS
12 13 (8.23%) Change Management
12 13 (8.23%) Business Analysis
12 13 (8.23%) Git (software)
12 13 (8.23%) Big Data
13 12 (7.59%) User Stories
13 12 (7.59%) Scala
13 12 (7.59%) Confluence
13 12 (7.59%) R
13 12 (7.59%) Acceptance Criteria
13 12 (7.59%) Data Science
13 12 (7.59%) Mathematics
13 12 (7.59%) Migration
13 12 (7.59%) Scrum
13 12 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (7.59%) Web Services

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 31 (19.62%) WebSphere
2 12 (7.59%) Confluence
3 9 (5.70%) Apache Spark
4 6 (3.80%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (3.16%) Apache Pig
5 5 (3.16%) CMS
6 4 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.63%) Apache
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.63%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.63%) IIS
8 1 (0.63%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.63%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.43%) Magento
2 4 (2.53%) SAP CO
2 4 (2.53%) SAP FI
2 4 (2.53%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.90%) Force.com
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.27%) Office 365
3 2 (1.27%) Silverpop
4 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) Firewall
1 2 (1.27%) HTTP
1 2 (1.27%) Internet
1 2 (1.27%) VXLAN
2 1 (0.63%) LAN
2 1 (0.63%) Skype
2 1 (0.63%) SSL
2 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.63%) WAN
2 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.23%) Big Data
2 11 (6.96%) Hadoop
3 8 (5.06%) DB2
4 7 (4.43%) DbVisualizer
4 7 (4.43%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.16%) Apache Hive
6 4 (2.53%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.27%) MySQL
7 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.63%) MS Access
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.63%) QlikView
8 1 (0.63%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.63%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (13.29%) JIRA
2 13 (8.23%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.06%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.43%) Selenium
5 6 (3.80%) Cucumber
5 6 (3.80%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.27%) Maven
6 2 (1.27%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.63%) RSpec
General
1 29 (18.35%) Finance
2 11 (6.96%) Games
3 7 (4.43%) Law
4 5 (3.16%) Marketing
5 4 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (24.05%) Analyst
2 33 (20.89%) Project Manager
3 29 (18.35%) Business Analyst
4 18 (11.39%) Architect
5 14 (8.86%) Developer
6 12 (7.59%) Data Scientist
7 11 (6.96%) Retail Business Analyst
8 10 (6.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 10 (6.33%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 9 (5.70%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.43%) Security Architect
10 7 (4.43%) Security Technical Architect
10 7 (4.43%) Technical Architect
10 7 (4.43%) Tester
11 6 (3.80%) Automation Tester
11 6 (3.80%) Designer
12 5 (3.16%) Consultant
12 5 (3.16%) E-Commerce Manager
13 4 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
13 4 (2.53%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.59%) Web Services
2 7 (4.43%) RESTEasy
2 7 (4.43%) RESTful
3 6 (3.80%) Gherkin
3 6 (3.80%) HTML
3 6 (3.80%) J2EE
3 6 (3.80%) Middleware
4 5 (3.16%) CSS
4 5 (3.16%) IBM Integration Bus
4 5 (3.16%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.90%) RxJava
6 2 (1.27%) PRADO
6 2 (1.27%) Spring
6 2 (1.27%) XML
7 1 (0.63%) .NET
7 1 (0.63%) Flash
7 1 (0.63%) Java EE
7 1 (0.63%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.63%) SOAP
7 1 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.86%) EPoS
2 10 (6.33%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.70%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.70%) FMCG
4 7 (4.43%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.43%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.80%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.80%) User Experience
6 5 (3.16%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.16%) DataPower
7 4 (2.53%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.27%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.27%) NHS
9 2 (1.27%) Photography
10 1 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.63%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.33%) Unix
2 3 (1.90%) Linux
2 3 (1.90%) Windows
3 1 (0.63%) CentOS
3 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.54%) E-Commerce
2 41 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (13.92%) DNA
4 19 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (10.76%) Project Management
5 17 (10.76%) Time Management
6 13 (8.23%) Business Analysis
6 13 (8.23%) Change Management
7 12 (7.59%) Acceptance Criteria
7 12 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (7.59%) Data Science
7 12 (7.59%) Mathematics
7 12 (7.59%) Migration
7 12 (7.59%) Scrum
7 12 (7.59%) User Stories
8 11 (6.96%) ITIL
8 11 (6.96%) Machine Learning
8 11 (6.96%) Mathematical Modelling
9 9 (5.70%) PRINCE2
9 9 (5.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.62%) Java
2 15 (9.49%) SQL
3 14 (8.86%) Python
4 12 (7.59%) R
4 12 (7.59%) Scala
5 8 (5.06%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.90%) Groovy
6 3 (1.90%) Ruby
7 2 (1.27%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.63%) C
8 1 (0.63%) C#
8 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (6.33%) Degree
2 4 (2.53%) CEH
2 4 (2.53%) CISSP
2 4 (2.53%) CSSLP
2 4 (2.53%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.27%) ISEB
3 2 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.70%) PCI DSS
1 9 (5.70%) QA
2 7 (4.43%) COBIT
2 7 (4.43%) COSO
2 7 (4.43%) GDPR
3 4 (2.53%) PMO
4 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Ansible
1 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (12.03%) IBM
2 18 (11.39%) Oracle
3 11 (6.96%) hybris
4 8 (5.06%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (5.06%) SAP
5 7 (4.43%) Adobe
5 7 (4.43%) Tableau
6 4 (2.53%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.90%) Arista
8 2 (1.27%) ATG
8 2 (1.27%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.27%) F5
8 2 (1.27%) Omniture
8 2 (1.27%) PayPal
8 2 (1.27%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) Capita
9 1 (0.63%) Cisco
9 1 (0.63%) Infor
9 1 (0.63%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.63%) VMware