Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 64 52
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 40 33 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.11% 2.22% 3.55%
As % of the General category 8.64% 5.55% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 88
Reading median daily rate £315 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.25% -23.81% +5.00%
10th Percentile £105 £111 £315
90th Percentile £585 £593 £700
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £12.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £36.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -65.75% +180.77% -18.75%

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 Reading with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 463 595 681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 36.03% 39.96% 35.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 257 366
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +10.75%
10th Percentile £255 £214 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 10
Reading median hourly rate £12.50 £22.35 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.07% -24.24% +47.50%
10th Percentile £10.65 £14.65 £13.00
90th Percentile £17.40 £34.10 £66.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -20.00% +30.43%

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 6 months to 24 November 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 24 November 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 10 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 7 (17.50%) Actionable Insight
3 6 (15.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 6 (15.00%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle Retail
3 6 (15.00%) EPoS
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (12.50%) Project Management
4 5 (12.50%) Finance
4 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Data Entry
5 4 (10.00%) Marketing
5 4 (10.00%) SaaS
5 4 (10.00%) Algorithms
5 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.50%) PMO
6 3 (7.50%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (7.50%) CRM
6 3 (7.50%) Law
6 3 (7.50%) Billing
6 3 (7.50%) User Experience
6 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (7.50%) Analytics
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (7.50%) FMCG
7 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared

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 1 (2.50%) CMS
1 1 (2.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) ATM
1 1 (2.50%) LAN
1 1 (2.50%) Skype
1 1 (2.50%) SMS
1 1 (2.50%) WAN
1 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Big Data
1 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.50%) PowerPivot
1 1 (2.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
1 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Billing
3 3 (7.50%) Law
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Data Entry Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Excel Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Report Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Retail Business Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Designer
7 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.00%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Project Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) User Researcher
8 1 (2.50%) Business Process Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Senior User Experience Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Senior User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) REST
1 1 (2.50%) SOAP
1 1 (2.50%) WSDL
1 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) EPoS
2 4 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) FMCG
3 3 (7.50%) User Experience
4 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.50%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) Robotics
5 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.50%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 7 (17.50%) Actionable Insight
3 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 5 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) Data Entry
5 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.50%) Analytics
6 3 (7.50%) CRM
6 3 (7.50%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (5.00%) B2B
7 2 (5.00%) Change Management
7 2 (5.00%) Data Transformation
7 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.50%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
1 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) MBA
2 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) PMO
2 2 (5.00%) GDPR
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) Tableau