Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 30 36
Rank change year-on-year +19 +6 +9
Contract jobs citing Retail 47 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 9.89% 5.24% 4.74%
As % of the General category 41.59% 20.00% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 16 47
Southampton median daily rate £315 £458 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.15% -29.62% +48.57%
10th Percentile £105 £398 £275
90th Percentile £569 £531 £700
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £425 £430
% change year-on-year -11.76% -1.16% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £12.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -25.00% +22.39%

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 Southampton with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 113 135 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 23.79% 26.21% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 93 115
Southampton median daily rate £425 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +18.52% -15.63%
10th Percentile £117 £213 £227
90th Percentile £600 £588 £590
Hampshire median daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 17
Southampton median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.57% -8.93% +102.60%
10th Percentile £15.28 £12.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £41.28 £41.00 £46.29
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.38 £28.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -20.09% +17.89% +15.85%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Southampton

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Southampton

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Southampton over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Southampton

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Southampton

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 Southampton region with a requirement for Retail.

1 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.15%) Test Automation
2 9 (19.15%) Scrum
3 7 (14.89%) EPoS
3 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
3 7 (14.89%) Selenium
3 7 (14.89%) TDD
3 7 (14.89%) SoapUI
3 7 (14.89%) BDD
4 6 (12.77%) Office 365
4 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (12.77%) Back Office
4 6 (12.77%) C#
4 6 (12.77%) SQL
4 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
5 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
5 5 (10.64%) SDLC
5 5 (10.64%) DevOps
6 4 (8.51%) Test Planning
6 4 (8.51%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Break/Fix
6 4 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
6 4 (8.51%) Kanban
6 4 (8.51%) Groovy
6 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Windows
6 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.51%) JavaScript

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) JBoss
2 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Office 365
2 4 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.26%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) DHCP
1 3 (6.38%) DNS
1 3 (6.38%) LAN
1 3 (6.38%) MPLS
1 3 (6.38%) WAN
2 2 (4.26%) Skype
3 1 (2.13%) ATM
3 1 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Selenium
1 7 (14.89%) SoapUI
2 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.38%) Gatling
4 3 (6.38%) JMeter
4 3 (6.38%) LoadRunner
4 3 (6.38%) Maven
5 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 6 (12.77%) Back Office
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Architect
2 7 (14.89%) Project Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (8.51%) EPoS Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Automation Tester
5 3 (6.38%) Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.38%) SAP Architect
5 3 (6.38%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Tester
6 2 (4.26%) Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Field Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Field Service Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Office 365 Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
1 3 (6.38%) COM+
1 3 (6.38%) SOAP
1 3 (6.38%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) WPF
3 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) HTML5
3 1 (2.13%) JSON
3 1 (2.13%) OAuth
3 1 (2.13%) REST
3 1 (2.13%) WCF
3 1 (2.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) EPoS
2 1 (2.13%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (2.13%) Contactless
2 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.13%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.13%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.15%) Scrum
2 9 (19.15%) Test Automation
3 7 (14.89%) BDD
3 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
3 7 (14.89%) TDD
4 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.64%) DevOps
5 5 (10.64%) SDLC
5 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
6 4 (8.51%) Break/Fix
6 4 (8.51%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Kanban
6 4 (8.51%) Migration
6 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.51%) Test Planning
7 3 (6.38%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) C#
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) Groovy
2 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.38%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) GDPR
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) SAP
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe
4 1 (2.13%) ATG
4 1 (2.13%) hybris
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow