The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 29 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
Berkshire > Reading
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 44 52
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8  
Contract jobs citing Retail 17 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.92% 2.98% 1.54%
As % of the General category 6.69% 7.83% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 7
Reading median daily rate £363 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% -10.52%  
10th Percentile £315 £297 £304
90th Percentile £468 £488 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -19.44% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £16.00 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year +28.00% -  

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 Reading with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 254 332 322
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 43.57% 38.03% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 273 183
Reading median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
10th Percentile £263 £165 £180
90th Percentile £588 £523 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +18.42% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 5
Reading median hourly rate £20.00 £19.61 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.98% +40.07%  
10th Percentile £15.00 £15.76 £10.13
90th Percentile £67.50 £25.00 £37.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.75 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.51% -5.71%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Reading

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Reading

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Reading over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Reading

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for Retail.

1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (31.43%) Project Management
3 11 (31.43%) Banking
3 11 (31.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (25.71%) Retail Banking
4 9 (25.71%) Degree
4 9 (25.71%) Data Modelling
5 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (20.00%) Credit Risk
5 7 (20.00%) Economics
5 7 (20.00%) IFRS
5 7 (20.00%) IFRS 9
6 6 (17.14%) Credit Risk Modelling
6 6 (17.14%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
6 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
6 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
6 6 (17.14%) SAS
6 6 (17.14%) Basel II
6 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (11.43%) Performance Management
8 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
8 4 (11.43%) Smart Meter
8 4 (11.43%) Mobile App

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.86%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.86%) 3G
2 1 (2.86%) 4G
2 1 (2.86%) DECT
2 1 (2.86%) MPLS
2 1 (2.86%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.86%) SMS
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) OLTP
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Banking
3 9 (25.71%) Retail Banking
4 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
5 3 (8.57%) Marketing
6 2 (5.71%) Back Office
6 2 (5.71%) Billing
7 1 (2.86%) Games
7 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
7 1 (2.86%) Legal
7 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Credit Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Retail Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Trainer
7 1 (2.86%) Category Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous improvement Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Supply Chain Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Supply Chain Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) CSS
1 2 (5.71%) HTML
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
1 2 (5.71%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) Akka
2 1 (2.86%) Celery
2 1 (2.86%) Django
2 1 (2.86%) Ehcache
2 1 (2.86%) EJB
2 1 (2.86%) J2EE
2 1 (2.86%) jQuery
2 1 (2.86%) JSON
2 1 (2.86%) Play Framework
2 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.86%) REST
2 1 (2.86%) Servlets
2 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.00%) Credit Risk
3 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
3 4 (11.43%) Smart Meter
4 3 (8.57%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.86%) CCTV
6 1 (2.86%) FMCG
6 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.86%) PMI
6 1 (2.86%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.86%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Project Management
2 9 (25.71%) Data Modelling
3 7 (20.00%) Economics
4 6 (17.14%) Credit Risk Modelling
4 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
4 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
4 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
5 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Performance Management
7 3 (8.57%) Coaching
7 3 (8.57%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (8.57%) SOA
8 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.71%) Change Management
8 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.71%) Information Security
8 2 (5.71%) Scrum
8 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C#
1 1 (2.86%) Java
1 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.86%) PHP
1 1 (2.86%) Python
1 1 (2.86%) Scala
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
1 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (8.57%) CIPD
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MBA
4 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) IFRS
1 7 (20.00%) IFRS 9
2 6 (17.14%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
PMC retail
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum 400-500pd - 3 month contract, likely to ex
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
AWD Recruitment
Rate: circa. £40,000 pro rata + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago