Period
to 23 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 23 October 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 86 95
Rank change year-on-year +14 +9 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 24 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.95% 1.49% 1.27%
As % of the General category 7.57% 5.90% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 19
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £520 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.46% +48.57% +59.09%
10th Percentile £340 £362 £105
90th Percentile £550 £675 £425
South East median daily rate £450 £421 £438
% change year-on-year +6.82% -3.71% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £12.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +25.93% -18.18%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 317 305 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 25.79% 25.17% 29.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 259 288
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.35% +1.47%
10th Percentile £325 £275 £262
90th Percentile £638 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 11
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £24.00 £33.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.89% +92.86% -21.04%
10th Percentile £15.98 £13.09 £12.25
90th Percentile £49.38 £44.88 £37.25
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year +62.50% -6.22% -0.80%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Oxfordshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Oxfordshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Oxfordshire

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Oxfordshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Oxford +13 9 £413 -20.67% 3
Thame - 5 £550 -
Witney - 2 - -
Banbury - 2 £500 - 1
Abingdon -14 1 £153 -64.53%
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
4 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
5 4 (16.67%) ETL
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) Finance
5 4 (16.67%) CRM
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (16.67%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (16.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 4 (16.67%) Data Lake
5 4 (16.67%) PMO
5 4 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (16.67%) Line Management
5 4 (16.67%) Power BI
5 4 (16.67%) Qlik Sense
6 3 (12.50%) Data Transformation
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (12.50%) REST
6 3 (12.50%) Revenue Management
6 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (12.50%) WCF

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (8.33%) CMS
1 2 (8.33%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.67%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.33%) npm
3 2 (8.33%) Office 365
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 4 (16.67%) Data Lake
2 4 (16.67%) Power BI
2 4 (16.67%) Qlik Sense
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) Bitbucket
2 2 (8.33%) Grunt
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Azure Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 4 (16.67%) ETL Developer
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (12.50%) CRM Manager
4 3 (12.50%) CRM Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.33%) Head of Development
5 2 (8.33%) Head of Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (8.33%) HTML Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (12.50%) REST
1 3 (12.50%) WCF
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) jQuery
2 2 (8.33%) JSON
2 2 (8.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
4 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (16.67%) CRM
5 4 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (16.67%) ETL
5 4 (16.67%) Line Management
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.50%) B2C
6 3 (12.50%) Data Transformation
6 3 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Strategy
6 3 (12.50%) RAD
6 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
6 3 (12.50%) Revenue Management
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
1 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) hybris
2 1 (4.17%) Sun