Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 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
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 58 65
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 -11
Contract jobs citing Retail 625 577 574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.66% 3.63% 3.07%
As % of the General category 11.20% 10.12% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 310 319
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £286 £239 £234
90th Percentile £606 £600 £588
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
South East median hourly rate £21.25 £16.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.81% +20.75% -22.06%
10th Percentile £16.75 £10.17 £11.05
90th Percentile £30.75 £23.00 £22.66
England median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £14.13
% change year-on-year +5.17% +2.65% -19.29%

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 5,578 5,703 6,117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.62% 35.88% 32.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,105 3,137 3,423
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +4.81% +1.38%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £458 £450
% change year-on-year +3.83% +1.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 237 217
South East median hourly rate £32.82 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.10% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £13.42 £11.53 £11.46
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £26.78 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +7.10% - +11.11%

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 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
Thames Valley -7 309 £425 +7.59% 88
Berkshire -4 213 £425 +7.94% 41
Hampshire +2 133 £450 - 46
Surrey +24 107 £509 +35.67% 32
Buckinghamshire +3 84 £413 +5.77% 26
West Sussex +17 40 £475 +6.15% 3
Kent +19 18 £350 -9.68% 10
Oxfordshire -2 12 £455 +4.00% 21
Middlesex +10 11 £488 +6.91% 1
East Sussex -2 3 £500 -16.67% 8
Sussex 0 1 £470 +17.50%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Retail.

1 182 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (28.80%) Finance
3 144 (23.04%) Project Management
4 111 (17.76%) E-Commerce
5 83 (13.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 73 (11.68%) Marketing
7 66 (10.56%) PRINCE2
8 62 (9.92%) Business Analysis
9 61 (9.76%) Microsoft
10 57 (9.12%) Telecoms
11 54 (8.64%) JavaScript
11 54 (8.64%) Degree
12 51 (8.16%) Waterfall
13 49 (7.84%) HTML
13 49 (7.84%) ITIL
14 48 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
15 46 (7.36%) PMO
16 44 (7.04%) SAP
17 43 (6.88%) CSS
18 42 (6.72%) Windows
18 42 (6.72%) Migration
18 42 (6.72%) SDLC
19 39 (6.24%) Scrum
19 39 (6.24%) Oracle
19 39 (6.24%) Problem-Solving
20 37 (5.92%) Active Directory
20 37 (5.92%) JIRA
21 36 (5.76%) PMI Certification
21 36 (5.76%) DevOps
22 35 (5.60%) Business Intelligence

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 16 (2.56%) Confluence
2 6 (0.96%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.80%) Apache
3 5 (0.80%) CMS
3 5 (0.80%) JBoss
3 5 (0.80%) Liferay
4 4 (0.64%) IIS
4 4 (0.64%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.48%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.48%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.48%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.48%) SAS
5 3 (0.48%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.32%) Drupal
6 2 (0.32%) Jetty
6 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.16%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 34 (5.44%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (4.64%) Microsoft Project
3 23 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.48%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.16%) GIMP
8 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (1.28%) BusinessWare
3 7 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
4 6 (0.96%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.80%) SAP Retail
5 5 (0.80%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.64%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
7 3 (0.48%) Sonata
8 2 (0.32%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.32%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.32%) SAP SCM
9 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.16%) SAP PP
9 1 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (3.84%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (3.36%) Office 365
4 19 (3.04%) SaaS
5 17 (2.72%) PaaS
6 10 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.12%) IaaS
8 4 (0.64%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 3 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.32%) Serverless
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.16%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.16%) GitHub
11 1 (0.16%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.16%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.16%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.92%) LAN
2 11 (1.76%) WAN
3 10 (1.60%) DHCP
3 10 (1.60%) Firewall
4 9 (1.44%) DNS
4 9 (1.44%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.80%) Internet
6 5 (0.80%) Wireless
7 4 (0.64%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (0.64%) Network Security
8 3 (0.48%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.48%) SMS
8 3 (0.48%) SSL
9 2 (0.32%) HTTP
9 2 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.32%) SAN
9 2 (0.32%) Skype
9 2 (0.32%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.20%) Big Data
2 16 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (1.44%) Hadoop
4 8 (1.28%) MongoDB
4 8 (1.28%) MySQL
4 8 (1.28%) SQL Server
5 5 (0.80%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.80%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.64%) MS Access
7 3 (0.48%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.48%) DB2
7 3 (0.48%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.48%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.32%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.32%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.32%) Redis
8 2 (0.32%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.32%) Riak
Development Applications
1 37 (5.92%) JIRA
2 28 (4.48%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.24%) Eclipse
4 12 (1.92%) Subversion
5 9 (1.44%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.28%) Selenium
7 5 (0.80%) Grunt
7 5 (0.80%) gulp
7 5 (0.80%) JUnit
7 5 (0.80%) Maven
7 5 (0.80%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.64%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.64%) GCC
8 4 (0.64%) Gradle
8 4 (0.64%) IntelliJ
8 4 (0.64%) Mercurial
8 4 (0.64%) NUnit
8 4 (0.64%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.64%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 180 (28.80%) Finance
2 73 (11.68%) Marketing
3 57 (9.12%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.36%) Banking
5 16 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.76%) Legal
7 10 (1.60%) German Language
8 9 (1.44%) Billing
9 8 (1.28%) Automotive
10 7 (1.12%) Dutch Language
10 7 (1.12%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.96%) French Language
11 6 (0.96%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.64%) Games
13 3 (0.48%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.32%) Back Office
14 2 (0.32%) Electronics
14 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 141 (22.56%) Project Manager
2 124 (19.84%) Analyst
3 73 (11.68%) Business Analyst
4 71 (11.36%) Developer
5 52 (8.32%) Architect
6 43 (6.88%) IT Manager
7 27 (4.32%) Consultant
8 26 (4.16%) IT Project Manager
9 22 (3.52%) Retail Business Analyst
9 22 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (2.88%) Programme Manager
11 16 (2.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 16 (2.56%) React Developer
12 15 (2.40%) Infrastructure Manager
13 14 (2.24%) Delivery Manager
13 14 (2.24%) Service Manager
14 13 (2.08%) Coordinator
14 13 (2.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 12 (1.92%) Business Change Manager
15 12 (1.92%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (7.84%) HTML
2 43 (6.88%) CSS
3 25 (4.00%) HTML5
4 24 (3.84%) CSS3
4 24 (3.84%) React
5 22 (3.52%) AngularJS
6 21 (3.36%) jQuery
7 19 (3.04%) Web Services
8 16 (2.56%) .NET
8 16 (2.56%) XML
9 14 (2.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (2.08%) Sass
11 12 (1.92%) Node.js
11 12 (1.92%) RESTful
11 12 (1.92%) Spring
12 9 (1.44%) J2EE
12 9 (1.44%) LESS
13 8 (1.28%) Hibernate
13 8 (1.28%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (1.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.16%) User Experience
3 25 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 21 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (1.92%) Data Centre
6 12 (1.92%) NHS
7 11 (1.76%) EPoS
8 9 (1.44%) FMCG
9 7 (1.12%) Mainframe
10 6 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.80%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (0.80%) iPad
11 5 (0.80%) Social Media
12 4 (0.64%) CCTV
12 4 (0.64%) Clustering
12 4 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.64%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (6.72%) Windows
2 15 (2.40%) Linux
2 15 (2.40%) Windows 7
3 11 (1.76%) Unix
3 11 (1.76%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.44%) AIX
5 8 (1.28%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.96%) Android
7 4 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.48%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.16%) MVS
10 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Solaris
10 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (23.04%) Project Management
3 111 (17.76%) E-Commerce
4 83 (13.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 66 (10.56%) PRINCE2
6 62 (9.92%) Business Analysis
7 51 (8.16%) Waterfall
8 49 (7.84%) ITIL
9 42 (6.72%) Migration
9 42 (6.72%) SDLC
10 39 (6.24%) Problem-Solving
10 39 (6.24%) Scrum
11 36 (5.76%) DevOps
12 35 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (5.28%) Programme Management
14 31 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
15 28 (4.48%) CRM
15 28 (4.48%) Matrix Organization
16 27 (4.32%) Front End Development
16 27 (4.32%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 54 (8.64%) JavaScript
2 34 (5.44%) Java
3 27 (4.32%) SQL
4 13 (2.08%) PowerShell
5 12 (1.92%) C#
6 10 (1.60%) Python
7 9 (1.44%) PHP
8 6 (0.96%) Bash Shell
8 6 (0.96%) Java 8
9 5 (0.80%) VBA
10 4 (0.64%) Apex Code
10 4 (0.64%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.48%) Groovy
11 3 (0.48%) R
11 3 (0.48%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.32%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.32%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.16%) C
13 1 (0.16%) COBOL
13 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (8.64%) Degree
2 36 (5.76%) PMI Certification
3 27 (4.32%) PMP
4 16 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (1.92%) PgMP
6 10 (1.60%) MCSA
6 10 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.12%) ISEB
9 6 (0.96%) CRISC
9 6 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (0.96%) MCSE
10 5 (0.80%) CISA
10 5 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.80%) CISSP
10 5 (0.80%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.80%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.64%) IIBA
11 4 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.64%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.36%) PMO
2 22 (3.52%) SLA
3 21 (3.36%) QA
4 19 (3.04%) GDPR
4 19 (3.04%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.12%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.32%) IFRS
8 1 (0.16%) COBIT
8 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 37 (5.92%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.24%) Docker
3 13 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.28%) vSphere
5 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.16%) Firmware
5 1 (0.16%) GPFS
5 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.16%) vCloud
5 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (2.72%) SCCM
2 7 (1.12%) Terraform
3 5 (0.80%) Ansible
4 4 (0.64%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.48%) PingFederate
6 2 (0.32%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.32%) MOM
6 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.32%) Puppet
7 1 (0.16%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.16%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.16%) Nessus
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.16%) QRadar
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 61 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 44 (7.04%) SAP
3 39 (6.24%) Oracle
4 20 (3.20%) Cisco
5 16 (2.56%) HP
6 13 (2.08%) VMware
7 12 (1.92%) hybris
8 11 (1.76%) IBM
9 10 (1.60%) Adobe
10 9 (1.44%) Ab Initio
10 9 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.28%) Sitecore
11 8 (1.28%) Vitria
11 8 (1.28%) webMethods
12 7 (1.12%) Google
12 7 (1.12%) Remedy
13 6 (0.96%) Citrix
13 6 (0.96%) ServiceNow
14 5 (0.80%) Meraki
14 5 (0.80%) Tableau