The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 26 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 19 12
Rank change year-on-year -8 -7  
Contract jobs citing Retail 13 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.55% 5.80% 9.20%
As % of the General category 9.22% 13.17% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 30
Median daily rate £499 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.83% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £398 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £570 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -57.33% +134.37%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 141 167 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 38.52% 44.06% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 122 122
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £595 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.86 £54.50 £16.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.56% +233.43%  
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 Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Northamptonshire

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Northamptonshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +6 11 £498 +10.55%
Retail
East Midlands

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

1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) E-Commerce
3 11 (30.56%) Banking
4 9 (25.00%) Scrum
5 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (22.22%) Java
5 8 (22.22%) Retail Banking
5 8 (22.22%) Selenium
5 8 (22.22%) BDD
6 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 6 (16.67%) Project Management
6 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.89%) DevOps
7 5 (13.89%) PMO
7 5 (13.89%) Finance
7 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
7 5 (13.89%) User Stories
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (11.11%) Ansible
9 3 (8.33%) Artifactory
9 3 (8.33%) GitLab
9 3 (8.33%) KYC
9 3 (8.33%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (8.33%) Terraform
9 3 (8.33%) Case Management
9 3 (8.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 3 (8.33%) Pega PRPC
9 3 (8.33%) SOA
9 3 (8.33%) Microsoft

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (2.78%) CMS
1 1 (2.78%) Confluence
1 1 (2.78%) Documentum
1 1 (2.78%) FileNet
1 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Pega PRPC
1 3 (8.33%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Selenium
2 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.33%) Artifactory
4 3 (8.33%) GitLab
4 3 (8.33%) Vagrant
5 2 (5.56%) JUnit
5 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.56%) TestNG
5 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.78%) Ant
6 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.78%) JIRA
6 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (30.56%) Banking
2 8 (22.22%) Retail Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Finance
4 3 (8.33%) Back Office
5 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Technical Test Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) PMO Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Pega Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Report Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
1 1 (2.78%) CSS
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) jQuery
1 1 (2.78%) JSON
1 1 (2.78%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) EPoS
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.78%) iPad
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) E-Commerce
3 9 (25.00%) Scrum
4 8 (22.22%) BDD
4 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 6 (16.67%) Project Management
6 5 (13.89%) DevOps
6 5 (13.89%) User Stories
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.33%) Case Management
8 3 (8.33%) Change Control
8 3 (8.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 3 (8.33%) Dependency Management
8 3 (8.33%) EAI
8 3 (8.33%) KYC
8 3 (8.33%) Release Management
8 3 (8.33%) Resource Management
8 3 (8.33%) SOA
8 3 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ISEB
1 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) PMO
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Ansible
2 3 (8.33%) Terraform
3 1 (2.78%) CFEngine
3 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.78%) Puppet
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) hybris
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.33%) Pega
1 3 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.78%) Snow
2 1 (2.78%) Sun
2 1 (2.78%) TIBCO