Period
to 20 March 2019

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 March 2019 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 118 166 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 8.78% 10.90% 10.73%
As % of the General category 24.43% 27.53% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 86 95
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £375 £300 £105
90th Percentile £588 £600 £625
East of England median daily rate £463 £450 £454
% change year-on-year +2.78% -0.83% +3.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £41.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.48% +83.33% -
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.45% -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 483 603 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 35.94% 39.59% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 281 235
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £293 £225 £161
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £460 £450 £403
% change year-on-year +2.22% +11.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 26
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.58% -5.81%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £48.00 £44.85 £44.09
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -33.33% +41.18% -1.16%

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019. 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 42 £425 +6.25% 7
Welwyn Garden City +1 24 £531 +6.25% 1
Hatfield +11 9 £513 +5.13% 8
Retail
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (24.58%) E-Commerce
3 27 (22.88%) Finance
4 24 (20.34%) Cisco
5 22 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (17.80%) Project Management
7 19 (16.10%) Oracle
7 19 (16.10%) F5
7 19 (16.10%) Data Centre
8 18 (15.25%) Palo Alto
8 18 (15.25%) Puppet
9 17 (14.41%) Java
10 16 (13.56%) JIRA
10 16 (13.56%) Analytics
11 15 (12.71%) Firewall
12 14 (11.86%) VMware
12 14 (11.86%) UML
12 14 (11.86%) DNS
12 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (11.86%) 802.1X
12 14 (11.86%) Arista
12 14 (11.86%) Multichannel Retail
13 13 (11.02%) TOGAF
14 12 (10.17%) Blue Coat
14 12 (10.17%) WAN
14 12 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
15 11 (9.32%) Zscaler
15 11 (9.32%) Riverbed
16 10 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure

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 7 (5.93%) Apache
1 7 (5.93%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.69%) Confluence
2 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.85%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.85%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.85%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.78%) Akamai
4 5 (4.24%) SaaS
5 4 (3.39%) Office 365
6 3 (2.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.69%) GitHub
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.85%) Datadog
8 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.85%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.71%) Firewall
2 14 (11.86%) DNS
3 12 (10.17%) WAN
4 10 (8.47%) DMZ
4 10 (8.47%) Network Security
5 8 (6.78%) DHCP
6 7 (5.93%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (4.24%) LAN
8 4 (3.39%) ATM
9 3 (2.54%) BGP
9 3 (2.54%) EIGRP
9 3 (2.54%) GLBP
9 3 (2.54%) HTTP
9 3 (2.54%) IGRP
9 3 (2.54%) Multicast
9 3 (2.54%) OSPF
10 2 (1.69%) HTTPS
10 2 (1.69%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.69%) VSAN
10 2 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.78%) MySQL
2 5 (4.24%) DB2
3 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.85%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.85%) Power BI
5 1 (0.85%) Redis
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (13.56%) JIRA
2 7 (5.93%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.93%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.93%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (3.39%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (3.39%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.54%) Subversion
5 2 (1.69%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (1.69%) Protractor
6 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.85%) GitLab
6 1 (0.85%) gulp
6 1 (0.85%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.85%) Selenium
6 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (22.88%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Banking
2 4 (3.39%) Retail Banking
3 2 (1.69%) French Language
3 2 (1.69%) German Language
3 2 (1.69%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.85%) Back Office
4 1 (0.85%) Games
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (23.73%) Architect
2 25 (21.19%) Analyst
3 19 (16.10%) Business Analyst
4 15 (12.71%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (11.86%) Project Manager
6 10 (8.47%) Network Architect
6 10 (8.47%) Network Security Architect
6 10 (8.47%) Security Architect
7 8 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) Consultant
8 7 (5.93%) Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Lead Architect
8 7 (5.93%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.08%) Test Analyst
9 6 (5.08%) Test Manager
10 5 (4.24%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
11 4 (3.39%) Azure DevOps
11 4 (3.39%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.86%) 802.1X
2 9 (7.63%) J2EE
3 8 (6.78%) .NET
3 8 (6.78%) .NET Framework
4 7 (5.93%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (2.54%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.54%) HTML
5 3 (2.54%) Web Services
5 3 (2.54%) XML
6 2 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.85%) Angular 2
7 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.85%) Chai
7 1 (0.85%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.85%) Flash
7 1 (0.85%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.85%) RESTful
7 1 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.10%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.93%) EMC VNX
2 7 (5.93%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 6 (5.08%) Mainframe
3 6 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.39%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.54%) EPoS
5 3 (2.54%) User Experience
6 2 (1.69%) FMCG
6 2 (1.69%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.85%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.78%) Windows
2 6 (5.08%) Linux
3 4 (3.39%) Unix
3 4 (3.39%) zOS
4 1 (0.85%) Android
4 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.85%) HPUX
4 1 (0.85%) VMS
4 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (24.58%) E-Commerce
3 22 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (17.80%) Project Management
5 16 (13.56%) Analytics
6 14 (11.86%) Multichannel Retail
6 14 (11.86%) UML
7 13 (11.02%) TOGAF
8 10 (8.47%) DevOps
8 10 (8.47%) ERP
9 9 (7.63%) Change Management
9 9 (7.63%) ITIL
9 9 (7.63%) Migration
9 9 (7.63%) User Stories
10 8 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (6.78%) Microservices
10 8 (6.78%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (5.93%) ArchiMate
11 7 (5.93%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.41%) Java
2 7 (5.93%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.93%) VB
2 7 (5.93%) VB.NET
3 4 (3.39%) Assembly Language
3 4 (3.39%) COBOL
3 4 (3.39%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.39%) SQL
4 3 (2.54%) Python
5 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.85%) C
5 1 (0.85%) C#
5 1 (0.85%) Groovy
5 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.08%) Degree
2 3 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.69%) VCP6
3 2 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.85%) ISEB
4 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.85%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.63%) vSphere
3 7 (5.93%) Squid
3 7 (5.93%) Varnish
4 4 (3.39%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.69%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.85%) Docker
7 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (15.25%) Puppet
2 12 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.93%) Terraform
3 7 (5.93%) vCenter Server
4 6 (5.08%) Ansible
5 3 (2.54%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 2 (1.69%) PowerCLI
6 2 (1.69%) SCCM
6 2 (1.69%) vRealize
7 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (20.34%) Cisco
2 19 (16.10%) F5
2 19 (16.10%) Oracle
3 18 (15.25%) Palo Alto
4 14 (11.86%) Arista
4 14 (11.86%) VMware
5 12 (10.17%) Blue Coat
6 11 (9.32%) Riverbed
6 11 (9.32%) Zscaler
7 10 (8.47%) Juniper
8 9 (7.63%) Microsoft
9 8 (6.78%) IBM
10 7 (5.93%) EMC
10 7 (5.93%) Unisys
11 6 (5.08%) hybris
12 4 (3.39%) Hyperion
13 3 (2.54%) Citrix
14 2 (1.69%) Omniture
14 2 (1.69%) Tableau
14 2 (1.69%) xMatters