Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Retail-J skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail-J over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

MICROS Retail-J
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 879 880 888
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 +8
Contract jobs citing Retail-J 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.093% 0.024% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
UK median daily rate £413 £283 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.02% -37.22% -
10th Percentile £251 £213 £425
90th Percentile £494 £338 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +17.86% -22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Retail-J is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 6,438 8,327 8,772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.19% 8.07% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,748 4,937 5,224
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.95% +1.15%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £300
90th Percentile £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 90 97
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.69% -4.84% +5.08%
10th Percentile £11.69 £12.77 £10.23
90th Percentile £69.08 £64.06 £99.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £31.23
% change year-on-year -3.33% -3.92% +13.55%

Retail-J
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Retail-J as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Retail-J in the UK

Retail-J
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail-J in the UK

Retail-J
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail-J over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail-J in the UK

Retail-J
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail-J in the UK

Retail-J
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail-J within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 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
England +10 6 £413 +46.02% 2
UK excluding London -4 6 £413 +17.86% 1
Midlands - 6 £413 -
East Midlands - 5 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Retail-J 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 with a requirement for Retail-J.

1 6 (100.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) EPoS
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365

Retail-J
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) SAP