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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 601 641 638
Rank change year-on-year +40 -3  
Contract jobs citing Retail-J 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.025% 0.045% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3954 4443 4854
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.45% 8.26% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2328 2721 2763
Median daily rate £475 £433 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.82% -1.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 54 51
Median hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.30% +44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £99.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

Retail-J
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Retail-J as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 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 3 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 1 - -
East Midlands -5 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail-J also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Retail-J.

1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis

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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis