The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
South East / Middlesex
Rank 18 21 22
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.60% 1.27% 0.63%
As % of the General category 6.45% 4.08% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £560 £625 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.40% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +2.90% +0.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.13 £19.25
% change year-on-year +52.38% -31.81%  

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 Middlesex with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 31 49 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 24.80% 31.01% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 27
Median daily rate £441 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.31% -1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £235 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex citing Retail as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Middlesex

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Middlesex

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Middlesex

Retail
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Retail.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) PMP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Java Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Java Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
1 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA