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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Contract jobs citing Retail 25 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 15.72% 17.61% 24.46%
As % of the General category 55.56% 43.86% 55.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 30
Median daily rate £480 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.34% +7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £375 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £645 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -5.43% +5.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -23.80% +31.25%  

Retail is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 45 57 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 28.30% 40.14% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 87
Median daily rate £480 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £619 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £46.07 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 14 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (20.00%) Information Security
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) HTML
2 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) CSS
3 6 (17.14%) OO
3 6 (17.14%) JIRA
3 6 (17.14%) Dojo
3 6 (17.14%) Confluence
3 6 (17.14%) Sass
3 6 (17.14%) LESS
4 5 (14.29%) Artifactory
4 5 (14.29%) Ansible
4 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 5 (14.29%) MSBuild
4 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 5 (14.29%) RIA
4 5 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 5 (14.29%) Ruby
4 5 (14.29%) COBIT
4 5 (14.29%) Python
4 5 (14.29%) Windows
4 5 (14.29%) Linux
4 5 (14.29%) Java
4 5 (14.29%) .NET
4 5 (14.29%) Ant
4 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 5 (14.29%) CISSP

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 6 (17.14%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Acrobat
1 1 (2.86%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.86%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (2.86%) InDesign
1 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Unica
2 1 (2.86%) Data Workbench
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) IaaS
1 3 (8.57%) PaaS
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Network Security
1 2 (5.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Big Data
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) JIRA
2 5 (14.29%) Ant
2 5 (14.29%) Artifactory
2 5 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.29%) MSBuild
2 5 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.57%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Consultant
2 6 (17.14%) Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) DevOps Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) UI Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Field Service Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) HTML
2 6 (17.14%) CSS
2 6 (17.14%) Dojo
2 6 (17.14%) LESS
2 6 (17.14%) Sass
3 5 (14.29%) .NET
4 4 (11.43%) Node.js
4 4 (11.43%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) RIA
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) EPoS
4 1 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Information Security
3 6 (17.14%) OO
4 5 (14.29%) DevOps
4 5 (14.29%) Functional Programming
4 5 (14.29%) Release Automation
4 5 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) Security Management
6 3 (8.57%) Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) CRM
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 3 (8.57%) People Management
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) Security Architecture
6 3 (8.57%) Use Case
6 3 (8.57%) User Stories
7 2 (5.71%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.29%) Java
2 5 (14.29%) Python
2 5 (14.29%) Ruby
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) COBIT
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe
2 2 (5.71%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Lumesse
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Splunk
3 1 (2.86%) Sun
3 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
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