Period
to 21 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 21 April 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 West
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 92 96
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 -34
Contract jobs citing Retail 109 123 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.13% 2.33% 2.13%
As % of the General category 6.57% 7.24% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 94 95
South West median daily rate £406 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.81% +3.44% -3.03%
10th Percentile £105 £105 £296
90th Percentile £550 £538 £554
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South West median hourly rate £157.50 - -
England median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £13.63
% change year-on-year -4.69% +17.43% -22.14%

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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,660 1,699 1,864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.48% 32.20% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,036 1,179 1,282
South West median daily rate £406 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% -7.29%
10th Percentile £275 £230 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 73 113
South West median hourly rate £28.50 £39.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.85% -5.95% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.83 £21.39 £25.85
90th Percentile £53.55 £49.95 £57.00
England median hourly rate £26.22 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +4.86% -4.76% +16.67%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in the South West

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in the South West

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in the South West over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in the South West

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in the South West

Retail
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 April 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
Wiltshire -17 32 £425 - 12
Bristol +2 24 £406 -1.28% 31
Gloucestershire +12 13 £300 -27.71% 13
Devon +8 12 £450 +328.57% 8
Somerset -5 11 £300 +185.71% 22
Dorset -5 9 £413 +57.14% 11
Cornwall -6 1 £153 +45.24% 3
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 West region with a requirement for Retail.

1 42 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.85%) Finance
3 22 (20.18%) E-Commerce
4 16 (14.68%) Project Management
5 15 (13.76%) CRM
6 13 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (11.93%) ISEB
6 13 (11.93%) Billing
7 12 (11.01%) SAP
8 11 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (10.09%) Test Automation
9 10 (9.17%) Banking
9 10 (9.17%) Logistics
9 10 (9.17%) ISTQB
9 10 (9.17%) Functional Testing
9 10 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (8.26%) JIRA
10 9 (8.26%) QA
10 9 (8.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (8.26%) Migration
10 9 (8.26%) SQL
11 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
11 8 (7.34%) HP
11 8 (7.34%) Telecoms
11 8 (7.34%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (7.34%) Degree
11 8 (7.34%) MuleSoft
12 7 (6.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (6.42%) Amazon AWS

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (6.42%) CMS
2 5 (4.59%) Confluence
2 5 (4.59%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.92%) SAS
3 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.75%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.83%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.83%) SAP CRM for Utilities
2 2 (1.83%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (1.83%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.92%) Actimize
3 1 (0.92%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.67%) Office 365
3 2 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.92%) GitHub
4 1 (0.92%) Serverless
4 1 (0.92%) Slack
4 1 (0.92%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) DNS
1 2 (1.83%) Firewall
1 2 (1.83%) Internet
1 2 (1.83%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (0.92%) ATM
2 1 (0.92%) Broadband
2 1 (0.92%) DHCP
2 1 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.67%) Big Data
2 4 (3.67%) RDBMS
2 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.83%) DataStage
3 2 (1.83%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (1.83%) MySQL
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.92%) DB2
4 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.92%) QualityStage
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.26%) JIRA
2 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.83%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (1.83%) Selenium
3 1 (0.92%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.92%) GitLab
3 1 (0.92%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.92%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.92%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (23.85%) Finance
2 13 (11.93%) Billing
3 10 (9.17%) Banking
4 8 (7.34%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.42%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.67%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.75%) Marketing
7 3 (2.75%) Retail Finance
8 1 (0.92%) Back Office
8 1 (0.92%) Electronics
8 1 (0.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (36.70%) Analyst
2 24 (22.02%) Test Analyst
3 13 (11.93%) Business Analyst
3 13 (11.93%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.34%) Architect
4 8 (7.34%) Developer
5 7 (6.42%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.50%) BSS Architect
6 6 (5.50%) BSS Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.50%) CRM Architect
6 6 (5.50%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.50%) Programme Manager
7 5 (4.59%) Banking Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Billing Architect
7 5 (4.59%) Customer Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.59%) IT Manager
7 5 (4.59%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (4.59%) Sales Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.67%) Break Fix Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.42%) XML
2 2 (1.83%) .NET
2 2 (1.83%) Gherkin
2 2 (1.83%) HTML
2 2 (1.83%) Node.js
3 1 (0.92%) Doctrine
3 1 (0.92%) Middleware
3 1 (0.92%) React
3 1 (0.92%) Redux
3 1 (0.92%) Spring
3 1 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.50%) EPoS
2 6 (5.50%) User Experience
3 4 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.75%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.75%) NHS
4 3 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.92%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.92%) FMCG
6 1 (0.92%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.92%) Photography
6 1 (0.92%) Robotics
6 1 (0.92%) Social Media
6 1 (0.92%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.50%) Linux
1 6 (5.50%) Windows
2 3 (2.75%) Unix
2 3 (2.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.83%) DC/OS
3 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.92%) Android
4 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.18%) E-Commerce
3 16 (14.68%) Project Management
4 15 (13.76%) CRM
5 13 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.09%) Test Automation
7 10 (9.17%) Functional Testing
7 10 (9.17%) Logistics
7 10 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (8.26%) Migration
8 9 (8.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.50%) Defect Management
9 6 (5.50%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (5.50%) Manual Testing
9 6 (5.50%) Product Management
9 6 (5.50%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (4.59%) API Testing
10 5 (4.59%) DevOps
10 5 (4.59%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.26%) SQL
2 6 (5.50%) Java
3 3 (2.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.75%) PHP
4 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.92%) C#
5 1 (0.92%) ES6
5 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.92%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (11.93%) ISEB
2 10 (9.17%) ISTQB
3 8 (7.34%) Degree
4 7 (6.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.92%) CITP
6 1 (0.92%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.92%) MCSA
6 1 (0.92%) MCSE
6 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) QA
2 6 (5.50%) PMO
3 3 (2.75%) GDPR
4 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.67%) Docker
2 3 (2.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.83%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.34%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.59%) HP ALM
3 3 (2.75%) Ansible
3 3 (2.75%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.83%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (1.83%) Terraform
5 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (11.01%) SAP
2 8 (7.34%) HP
2 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.34%) MuleSoft
3 7 (6.42%) Sitecore
4 5 (4.59%) hybris
5 4 (3.67%) Capita
5 4 (3.67%) Teradata
6 3 (2.75%) IBM
6 3 (2.75%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.75%) Oracle
7 2 (1.83%) Citrix
7 2 (1.83%) Google
7 2 (1.83%) VMware
8 1 (0.92%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.92%) Adobe
8 1 (0.92%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.92%) Netezza
8 1 (0.92%) Symantec
8 1 (0.92%) Zend