Period
to 15 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Watford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 49 71 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 13.14% 16.59% 17.87%
As % of the General category 36.84% 33.33% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 42 38
Watford median daily rate £400 £390 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.80% -10.83%
10th Percentile £350 £187 £103
90th Percentile £450 £575 £538
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -48.00% +11.11% -

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 Watford with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 133 213 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 35.66% 49.77% 44.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 81 77
Watford median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £296 £213 £195
90th Percentile £549 £613 £538
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Watford median hourly rate £36.25 £29.00 £11.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +155.96% -67.63%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -12.00% +72.41% -30.74%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Watford

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Watford

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Watford over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Watford

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Watford

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Watford region with a requirement for Retail.

1 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.82%) E-Commerce
3 8 (16.33%) Migration
4 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
5 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
5 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
5 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
5 5 (10.20%) Android
5 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.20%) VMware
5 5 (10.20%) Change Management
6 4 (8.16%) HP
6 4 (8.16%) HTML
6 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) User Experience
6 4 (8.16%) Microservices
7 3 (6.12%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (6.12%) Replication
7 3 (6.12%) hybris
7 3 (6.12%) CSS
7 3 (6.12%) Workshop Facilitation
8 2 (4.08%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (4.08%) Multichannel Retail
8 2 (4.08%) Business Change Management
8 2 (4.08%) Project Management
8 2 (4.08%) Cisco
8 2 (4.08%) EMC
8 2 (4.08%) ISEB
8 2 (4.08%) Citrix

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) JMeter
2 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Analyst
2 16 (32.65%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Change Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Data Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Master Data Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Product Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Product Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Retail Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.08%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) HTML
2 3 (6.12%) CSS
3 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.04%) jQuery
3 1 (2.04%) REST
3 1 (2.04%) RESTful
3 1 (2.04%) SOAP
3 1 (2.04%) Spring
3 1 (2.04%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.04%) Spring MVC
3 1 (2.04%) WCF
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.16%) User Experience
4 3 (6.12%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Android
1 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.82%) E-Commerce
3 8 (16.33%) Migration
4 5 (10.20%) Change Management
4 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
5 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
5 4 (8.16%) Microservices
6 3 (6.12%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (6.12%) Workshop Facilitation
7 2 (4.08%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (4.08%) Business Change Management
7 2 (4.08%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (4.08%) Data Mapping
7 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.08%) Front End Development
7 2 (4.08%) Multichannel Retail
7 2 (4.08%) Project Governance
7 2 (4.08%) Use Case
7 2 (4.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.08%) C#
2 2 (4.08%) Java
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) Groovy
3 1 (2.04%) Java 8
3 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) VMware
2 4 (8.16%) HP
3 3 (6.12%) hybris
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco
4 2 (4.08%) Citrix
4 2 (4.08%) EMC
5 1 (2.04%) Avaya
5 1 (2.04%) Dell
5 1 (2.04%) Dynatrace
5 1 (2.04%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.04%) Google
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) Isilon
5 1 (2.04%) New Relic
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.04%) Splunk