Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 17 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
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 50 61
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 610 636 627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.62% 3.79% 3.20%
As % of the General category 10.23% 11.52% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 407 427
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £158 £105 £223
90th Percentile £650 £588 £630
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 11
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -15.63% +29.61%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £19.20 £26.15 £45.00
England median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +13.96%

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 the South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5961 5522 6871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.38% 32.91% 35.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3246 3126 3846
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £232
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £432
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.17% +1.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 242 215
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.72 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.67% +5.40% +28.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.23 £48.54
England median hourly rate £25.31 £24.44 £24.23
% change year-on-year +3.56% +0.87% +12.70%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in the South East

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in the South East

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in the South East

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in the South East

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Retail in the South East

Retail
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -14 360 £438 +9.38% 24
Berkshire +12 248 £450 +2.86% 14
Hampshire -5 108 £400 -5.88% 14
Buckinghamshire -38 91 £388 +6.16% 5
Surrey -25 68 £425 +9.68% 5
West Sussex 0 21 £413 +25.95% 1
Oxfordshire 0 19 £456 +334.52% 5
Kent -7 19 £269 +19.44%
Middlesex +14 11 £300 -42.86% 1
East Sussex +4 8 £135 +28.57% 3
Sussex - 5 £425 -
Home Counties -6 1 - -
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 South East region with a requirement for Retail.

1 138 (22.62%) Finance
2 121 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (13.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 75 (12.30%) Microsoft
5 73 (11.97%) E-Commerce
6 71 (11.64%) Project Management
7 62 (10.16%) Telecoms
7 62 (10.16%) Oracle
8 60 (9.84%) IBM
9 56 (9.18%) SQL
10 51 (8.36%) Data Analysis
10 51 (8.36%) Marketing
11 50 (8.20%) JavaScript
12 49 (8.03%) Data Architecture
13 45 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
14 44 (7.21%) Scrum
15 43 (7.05%) Data Modelling
16 39 (6.39%) Banking
17 38 (6.23%) ITIL
17 38 (6.23%) Windows
18 35 (5.74%) HTML
19 33 (5.41%) Java
19 33 (5.41%) Migration
19 33 (5.41%) Git (software)
20 32 (5.25%) CSS
21 31 (5.08%) JIRA
22 30 (4.92%) Analytics
23 29 (4.75%) Data Management
23 29 (4.75%) SAP
24 28 (4.59%) JDA

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 15 (2.46%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.64%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.48%) Confluence
4 6 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (0.82%) CMS
5 5 (0.82%) SAS
5 5 (0.82%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.66%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.49%) Apache
7 3 (0.49%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.33%) Documentum
8 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.33%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.16%) Drupal
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.16%) nginx
9 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (2.95%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (0.98%) SAP Retail
3 4 (0.66%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle BRM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.16%) Radian6
6 1 (0.16%) SAP CAR
6 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.16%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.16%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.95%) Office 365
2 14 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.97%) SaaS
4 11 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.15%) PaaS
6 5 (0.82%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.82%) Google Checkout
6 5 (0.82%) IaaS
7 2 (0.33%) npm
7 2 (0.33%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.33%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.16%) HP Helion
8 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.16%) Trello
8 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.80%) Firewall
1 11 (1.80%) LAN
2 10 (1.64%) Internet
3 9 (1.48%) DNS
3 9 (1.48%) WAN
4 8 (1.31%) DHCP
4 8 (1.31%) SAN
5 6 (0.98%) MPLS
6 5 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (0.82%) SMS
7 4 (0.66%) HTTP
7 4 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.49%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.49%) IPsec
8 3 (0.49%) Network Security
8 3 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.49%) Skype
8 3 (0.49%) VPN
8 3 (0.49%) Wireless
9 2 (0.33%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.61%) IBM InfoSphere
2 20 (3.28%) Big Data
3 11 (1.80%) DB2
4 10 (1.64%) Hadoop
5 9 (1.48%) SQL Server
6 8 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.31%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.98%) MySQL
8 5 (0.82%) Data Lake
8 5 (0.82%) Endeca
8 5 (0.82%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.66%) Cloudera CDH
9 4 (0.66%) NewSQL
9 4 (0.66%) Redis
10 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.49%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.33%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.33%) HBase
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.33%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 33 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 31 (5.08%) JIRA
3 23 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 14 (2.30%) Selenium
5 12 (1.97%) Maven
6 9 (1.48%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.31%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.31%) SoapUI
8 6 (0.98%) Ant
9 5 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.82%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.82%) Gatling
9 5 (0.82%) Hudson
9 5 (0.82%) JMeter
9 5 (0.82%) Subversion
9 5 (0.82%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.66%) Appium
10 4 (0.66%) Axure RP
10 4 (0.66%) Calabash
General
1 138 (22.62%) Finance
2 62 (10.16%) Telecoms
3 51 (8.36%) Marketing
4 39 (6.39%) Banking
5 16 (2.62%) Automotive
6 13 (2.13%) German Language
7 12 (1.97%) Law
8 11 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.64%) Retail Banking
10 9 (1.48%) Back Office
10 9 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.31%) Corporate Banking
11 8 (1.31%) Games
12 6 (0.98%) Legal
13 5 (0.82%) Electronics
14 4 (0.66%) French Language
14 4 (0.66%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.33%) Advertising
15 2 (0.33%) Brand Awareness
15 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 111 (18.20%) Analyst
2 97 (15.90%) Architect
3 84 (13.77%) Project Manager
4 57 (9.34%) Developer
5 43 (7.05%) Data Architect
6 32 (5.25%) Business Analyst
7 27 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
8 25 (4.10%) Data Analyst
9 23 (3.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 20 (3.28%) IT Manager
11 18 (2.95%) Consultant
12 16 (2.62%) Digital Project Manager
13 14 (2.30%) Agile Project Manager
14 13 (2.13%) Service Analyst
15 12 (1.97%) Senior Manager
15 12 (1.97%) Supply Chain Architect
15 12 (1.97%) Support Analyst
16 11 (1.80%) Digital Analyst
16 11 (1.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 11 (1.80%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.74%) HTML
2 32 (5.25%) CSS
3 20 (3.28%) Node.js
3 20 (3.28%) Web Services
4 18 (2.95%) jQuery
5 16 (2.62%) .NET
6 15 (2.46%) HTML5
7 14 (2.30%) React
8 13 (2.13%) CSS3
8 13 (2.13%) Sass
8 13 (2.13%) SOAP
8 13 (2.13%) Spring
9 12 (1.97%) REST
10 9 (1.48%) Hibernate
11 7 (1.15%) JSTL
12 6 (0.98%) AngularJS
12 6 (0.98%) RESTful
12 6 (0.98%) Spring MVC
12 6 (0.98%) XML
13 5 (0.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.43%) FMCG
3 22 (3.61%) EPoS
4 17 (2.79%) User Experience
5 11 (1.80%) Data Structures
5 11 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.64%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.15%) Social Media
8 6 (0.98%) Blackberry
9 5 (0.82%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.82%) PMI
9 5 (0.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 4 (0.66%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.66%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.49%) Clustering
11 3 (0.49%) Fintech
11 3 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (6.23%) Windows
2 20 (3.28%) Linux
3 13 (2.13%) Android
4 12 (1.97%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.80%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.31%) Unix
7 7 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.98%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.82%) AIX
9 5 (0.82%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.66%) SUSE
10 4 (0.66%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 3 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.49%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (13.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 73 (11.97%) E-Commerce
4 71 (11.64%) Project Management
5 51 (8.36%) Data Analysis
6 49 (8.03%) Data Architecture
7 44 (7.21%) Scrum
8 43 (7.05%) Data Modelling
9 38 (6.23%) ITIL
10 33 (5.41%) Migration
11 30 (4.92%) Analytics
12 29 (4.75%) Data Management
13 28 (4.59%) Data Mapping
14 27 (4.43%) Business Analysis
15 25 (4.10%) Front End Development
15 25 (4.10%) Master Data Management
15 25 (4.10%) SDLC
15 25 (4.10%) TDD
16 24 (3.93%) B2C
16 24 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 56 (9.18%) SQL
2 50 (8.20%) JavaScript
3 33 (5.41%) Java
4 17 (2.79%) C#
5 12 (1.97%) PHP
6 10 (1.64%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.15%) Ruby
8 6 (0.98%) Bash Shell
8 6 (0.98%) Python
9 5 (0.82%) Groovy
9 5 (0.82%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.82%) VBScript
10 4 (0.66%) Apple Swift
10 4 (0.66%) OCaml
11 3 (0.49%) Scala
12 2 (0.33%) Korn
12 2 (0.33%) Perl
12 2 (0.33%) R
12 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (3.28%) Degree
2 14 (2.30%) ISEB
3 13 (2.13%) PMI Certification
4 10 (1.64%) PMP
4 10 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (1.15%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.98%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.66%) CCNP
8 4 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.49%) CISM
9 3 (0.49%) CISSP
9 3 (0.49%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.16%) EMC Certification
11 1 (0.16%) MBA
11 1 (0.16%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.61%) GDPR
2 19 (3.11%) QA
2 19 (3.11%) SLA
3 18 (2.95%) PMO
4 12 (1.97%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.33%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.16%) MiFID
7 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (3.44%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.46%) Docker
3 10 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.49%) XenApp
6 2 (0.33%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.33%) vSphere
7 1 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.16%) Firmware
7 1 (0.16%) iptables
7 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (1.31%) SCCM
2 7 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.98%) Ansible
4 5 (0.82%) AirWatch
4 5 (0.82%) Puppet
5 4 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.49%) Consul
6 3 (0.49%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.49%) Mesos
6 3 (0.49%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.33%) PowerCLI
7 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.33%) vRealize
7 2 (0.33%) yum
8 1 (0.16%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.16%) Cacti
8 1 (0.16%) Nagios
8 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 75 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 62 (10.16%) Oracle
3 60 (9.84%) IBM
4 29 (4.75%) SAP
5 28 (4.59%) JDA
6 17 (2.79%) Adobe
6 17 (2.79%) Cisco
6 17 (2.79%) VMware
7 15 (2.46%) HP
8 10 (1.64%) Citrix
9 8 (1.31%) hybris
10 7 (1.15%) Google
10 7 (1.15%) Splunk
10 7 (1.15%) Tableau
11 6 (0.98%) EMC
12 5 (0.82%) Coremetrics
12 5 (0.82%) F5
12 5 (0.82%) PayPal
12 5 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.66%) ServiceNow