Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 10 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +12
Contract jobs citing Retail 172 143 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 10.72% 10.96% 13.12%
As % of the General category 30.12% 29.67% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 104 138
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £441 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.68% +2.02% +7.45%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £239
90th Percentile £559 £625 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £445
% change year-on-year - +1.12% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.00% - -
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -44.00% -30.56% +60.00%

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 571 482 612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 35.60% 36.93% 42.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 249 324
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £206 £225 £215
90th Percentile £563 £601 £563
East of England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £30.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.83% +70.83% -14.02%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.42 £11.18
90th Percentile £35.90 £40.00 £33.20
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £32.75 £29.25
% change year-on-year -40.46% +11.97% -10.00%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +5 72 £400 -6.81% 8
Welwyn Garden City -4 40 £475 +14.46% 2
Hatfield -8 4 £450 -18.18% 5
Borehamwood - 4 £431 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £350 - 3
St Albans -4 2 £538 +465.79%
Stevenage -12 2 £95 - 1
Royston - 2 - -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Hitchin - 1 - -
Retail
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 47 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (20.93%) Finance
3 35 (20.35%) E-Commerce
4 22 (12.79%) Migration
5 20 (11.63%) Oracle
5 20 (11.63%) Waterfall
6 19 (11.05%) Java
6 19 (11.05%) SQL
7 17 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (9.30%) Data Centre
9 15 (8.72%) Oracle Fusion
9 15 (8.72%) Project Management
9 15 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (8.14%) Windows
11 13 (7.56%) HTML
11 13 (7.56%) JavaScript
11 13 (7.56%) SaaS
11 13 (7.56%) User Experience
12 12 (6.98%) VMware
13 11 (6.40%) CMS
13 11 (6.40%) SQL Server
13 11 (6.40%) SAP
13 11 (6.40%) IBM
13 11 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (6.40%) FMCG
14 10 (5.81%) ERP
14 10 (5.81%) CSS
14 10 (5.81%) ITIL
14 10 (5.81%) C#
14 10 (5.81%) Change Management

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 (6.40%) CMS
2 9 (5.23%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.49%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.74%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.16%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.16%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.16%) Commerce Server
5 2 (1.16%) Confluence
5 2 (1.16%) JBoss
5 2 (1.16%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.58%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.74%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.74%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (1.74%) HFM
3 2 (1.16%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.58%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.58%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.58%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.58%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.56%) SaaS
2 3 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.16%) Office 365
4 1 (0.58%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.74%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (1.16%) Firewall
2 2 (1.16%) HTTP
2 2 (1.16%) SSL
3 1 (0.58%) 2G
3 1 (0.58%) 3G
3 1 (0.58%) 4G
3 1 (0.58%) BGP
3 1 (0.58%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.58%) GSM
3 1 (0.58%) Multicast
3 1 (0.58%) OSPF
3 1 (0.58%) RNC
3 1 (0.58%) Skype
3 1 (0.58%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.33%) Big Data
2 4 (2.33%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.74%) Apache Hive
3 3 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.16%) DB2
4 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.16%) MySQL
4 2 (1.16%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.58%) Power BI
5 1 (0.58%) QlikView
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (4.07%) JIRA
2 4 (2.33%) Axure RP
2 4 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.74%) Subversion
4 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.58%) Geb
4 1 (0.58%) Gradle
4 1 (0.58%) JMeter
4 1 (0.58%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.58%) Selenium
4 1 (0.58%) Sikuli
4 1 (0.58%) Spock
General
1 36 (20.93%) Finance
2 7 (4.07%) Law
3 5 (2.91%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.74%) Billing
6 2 (1.16%) Advertising
6 2 (1.16%) Marketing
7 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (17.44%) Analyst
2 24 (13.95%) Architect
3 23 (13.37%) Developer
4 20 (11.63%) Project Manager
5 18 (10.47%) Business Analyst
6 12 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (5.23%) Technical Architect
8 8 (4.65%) Designer
9 7 (4.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (4.07%) Security Architect
9 7 (4.07%) Security Technical Architect
10 5 (2.91%) Desktop Support
10 5 (2.91%) E-Commerce Manager
10 5 (2.91%) E-Commerce Project Manager
10 5 (2.91%) Java Developer
10 5 (2.91%) Product Owner
10 5 (2.91%) Retail Business Analyst
10 5 (2.91%) Senior Designer
10 5 (2.91%) Senior Developer
10 5 (2.91%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.72%) Oracle Fusion
2 13 (7.56%) HTML
3 10 (5.81%) CSS
4 7 (4.07%) REST
5 6 (3.49%) .NET
5 6 (3.49%) jQuery
6 5 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (2.91%) J2EE
7 4 (2.33%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (2.33%) SOAP
8 3 (1.74%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.74%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.74%) CSS3
8 3 (1.74%) HTML5
8 3 (1.74%) Java EE
8 3 (1.74%) Kafka
8 3 (1.74%) Web Services
9 2 (1.16%) Angular 2
9 2 (1.16%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.56%) User Experience
3 11 (6.40%) FMCG
4 10 (5.81%) EPoS
5 8 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.74%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.74%) Replication
7 3 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.74%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.16%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.16%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.58%) DataPower
9 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.14%) Windows
2 7 (4.07%) Linux
2 7 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (3.49%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.91%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.16%) Android
6 2 (1.16%) CentOS
6 2 (1.16%) Fedora
6 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.16%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (20.35%) E-Commerce
3 22 (12.79%) Migration
4 20 (11.63%) Waterfall
5 17 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (8.72%) Project Management
7 11 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (5.81%) Change Management
8 10 (5.81%) Content Management
8 10 (5.81%) ERP
8 10 (5.81%) ITIL
8 10 (5.81%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (5.23%) Data Architecture
10 8 (4.65%) Business Analysis
10 8 (4.65%) Microservices
10 8 (4.65%) Programme Delivery
10 8 (4.65%) TOGAF
10 8 (4.65%) UML
11 7 (4.07%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.05%) Java
1 19 (11.05%) SQL
2 13 (7.56%) JavaScript
3 10 (5.81%) C#
4 7 (4.07%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.07%) Python
5 5 (2.91%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.91%) Groovy
6 4 (2.33%) Java 8
6 4 (2.33%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.74%) R
7 3 (1.74%) Scala
7 3 (1.74%) VB
7 3 (1.74%) VBScript
8 2 (1.16%) C++
8 2 (1.16%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.16%) VBA
9 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (5.81%) Degree
2 2 (1.16%) CCNP
2 2 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.16%) ISEB
3 1 (0.58%) APMP
3 1 (0.58%) CCIE
3 1 (0.58%) HND
3 1 (0.58%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.23%) QA
2 8 (4.65%) COBIT
2 8 (4.65%) GDPR
2 8 (4.65%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.07%) COSO
4 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.58%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.33%) Xen
3 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.58%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (5.23%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (2.33%) WSUS
3 2 (1.16%) SCCM
3 2 (1.16%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 20 (11.63%) Oracle
2 12 (6.98%) VMware
3 11 (6.40%) IBM
3 11 (6.40%) SAP
4 9 (5.23%) Cisco
4 9 (5.23%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (4.07%) HP
5 7 (4.07%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.49%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.33%) Citrix
7 4 (2.33%) Siebel
8 3 (1.74%) EMC
8 3 (1.74%) hybris
8 3 (1.74%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.74%) Splunk
9 2 (1.16%) F5
9 2 (1.16%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.16%) Tableau
9 2 (1.16%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.16%) WSO2