Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Luton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 13 11
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2 -8
Contract jobs citing Retail 66 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 20.63% 8.50% 9.86%
As % of the General category 57.39% 32.89% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 43 27
Luton median daily rate £475 £225 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +111.11% -50.00% -
10th Percentile £401 £105 £269
90th Percentile £675 £498 £588
Bedfordshire median daily rate £463 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +15.63% -5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Luton median hourly rate - - £10.00
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £10.00

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 Luton with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 115 76 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 35.94% 25.85% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 52 63
Luton median daily rate £470 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.97% +5.35% -3.41%
10th Percentile £369 £119 £134
90th Percentile £669 £593 £588
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 19
Luton median hourly rate £50.22 £25.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.86% +150.00% -70.59%
10th Percentile £49.02 £16.00 £7.75
90th Percentile £50.75 £35.60 £46.50
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £32.75 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +33.67% -2.00% -3.85%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Luton.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Luton

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail in Luton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Luton

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Luton over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Luton

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail in Luton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region with a requirement for Retail.

1 35 (53.03%) E-Commerce
2 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.73%) JIRA
3 15 (22.73%) RIA
4 14 (21.21%) Information Security
5 12 (18.18%) Java
5 12 (18.18%) TeamCity
5 12 (18.18%) Confluence
6 11 (16.67%) Change Management
7 10 (15.15%) Ruby
7 10 (15.15%) Ant
7 10 (15.15%) Python
7 10 (15.15%) Data Modelling
7 10 (15.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (13.64%) SOA
8 9 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (12.12%) Migration
9 8 (12.12%) TDD
9 8 (12.12%) C#
9 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.12%) Use Case
9 8 (12.12%) Security Architecture
9 8 (12.12%) User Stories
9 8 (12.12%) Acceptance Criteria
10 7 (10.61%) BDD
10 7 (10.61%) Waterfall
10 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (10.61%) Data Integration
10 7 (10.61%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (10.61%) UML

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 12 (18.18%) Confluence
2 2 (3.03%) JBoss
2 2 (3.03%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (1.52%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) SaaS
2 2 (3.03%) IaaS
2 2 (3.03%) PaaS
2 2 (3.03%) Taleo
3 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Network Security
2 3 (4.55%) LAN
2 3 (4.55%) WAN
3 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Big Data
2 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.03%) Snowflake Schema
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.52%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (22.73%) JIRA
2 12 (18.18%) TeamCity
3 10 (15.15%) Ant
3 10 (15.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 6 (9.09%) JBehave
4 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 6 (9.09%) JUnit
4 6 (9.09%) Maven
4 6 (9.09%) Selenium
4 6 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 6 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 6 (9.09%) TestNG
4 6 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 4 (6.06%) Artifactory
5 4 (6.06%) MSBuild
5 4 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (3.03%) Legal
1 2 (3.03%) Marketing
1 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.52%) Banking
2 1 (1.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Analyst
1 18 (27.27%) Architect
2 14 (21.21%) Business Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) Consultant
4 7 (10.61%) Developer
5 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce Architect
5 6 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 6 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Developer in Test
7 4 (6.06%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Technical Business Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Transition Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Service Design Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) Web Services
2 6 (9.09%) Middleware
3 5 (7.58%) JMS
3 5 (7.58%) REST
3 5 (7.58%) SOAP
4 4 (6.06%) .NET
5 2 (3.03%) CSS
5 2 (3.03%) EJB
5 2 (3.03%) HTML
5 2 (3.03%) Java EE
5 2 (3.03%) JDBC
5 2 (3.03%) JPA
5 2 (3.03%) Servlets
5 2 (3.03%) WCF
6 1 (1.52%) Dojo
6 1 (1.52%) LESS
6 1 (1.52%) Node.js
6 1 (1.52%) React
6 1 (1.52%) Sass
6 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) RIA
2 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.52%) BYOD
4 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.52%) EPoS
4 1 (1.52%) FMCG
4 1 (1.52%) IVR
4 1 (1.52%) Social Media
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) E-Commerce
2 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.21%) Information Security
4 11 (16.67%) Change Management
5 10 (15.15%) Data Modelling
6 9 (13.64%) SOA
6 9 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (12.12%) Acceptance Criteria
7 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.12%) Migration
7 8 (12.12%) Security Architecture
7 8 (12.12%) TDD
7 8 (12.12%) Use Case
7 8 (12.12%) User Stories
8 7 (10.61%) BDD
8 7 (10.61%) Data Integration
8 7 (10.61%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (10.61%) UML
8 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (10.61%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.18%) Java
2 10 (15.15%) Python
2 10 (15.15%) Ruby
3 8 (12.12%) C#
4 6 (9.09%) Perl
5 3 (4.55%) SQL
6 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) CISSP
2 1 (1.52%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) QA
2 5 (7.58%) COBIT
2 5 (7.58%) GDPR
3 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.03%) Virgin Media
3 2 (3.03%) Workday
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe
4 1 (1.52%) Avaya
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco
4 1 (1.52%) Talend