Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 68 50 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 15.53% 17.24% 20.80%
As % of the General category 31.92% 40.65% 52.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 40 28
Watford median daily rate £390 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.45% +17.86% -10.83%
10th Percentile £188 £103 £150
90th Percentile £575 £538 £569
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -8.33% +2.86% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -35.71% -

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 213 123 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 48.63% 42.41% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 75 48
Watford median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -9.68%
10th Percentile £220 £183 £210
90th Percentile £611 £538 £550
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Watford median hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +56.25% -20.00% +34.27%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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 Watford region with a requirement for Retail.

1 23 (33.82%) E-Commerce
2 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.00%) Oracle
4 15 (22.06%) WebSphere
5 10 (14.71%) JIRA
5 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.71%) DNA
6 9 (13.24%) Java
6 9 (13.24%) SQL
6 9 (13.24%) Business Analysis
6 9 (13.24%) Oracle Retail
7 8 (11.76%) User Stories
7 8 (11.76%) Acceptance Criteria
7 8 (11.76%) Games
7 8 (11.76%) Unix
7 8 (11.76%) IBM
8 7 (10.29%) Adobe
8 7 (10.29%) Time Management
8 7 (10.29%) Confluence
9 6 (8.82%) hybris
9 6 (8.82%) Client/Server
9 6 (8.82%) Project Management
9 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.82%) EPoS
10 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
10 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
10 5 (7.35%) Scenario Testing
10 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database
10 5 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (7.35%) Performance Improvement

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 15 (22.06%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.29%) Confluence
3 4 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.94%) CMS
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.47%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (5.88%) Sonata
3 2 (2.94%) Magento
4 1 (1.47%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.47%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Force.com
2 2 (2.94%) Silverpop
3 1 (1.47%) BlueKai
3 1 (1.47%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) 4G
1 1 (1.47%) Firewall
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
1 1 (1.47%) LAN
1 1 (1.47%) MPLS
1 1 (1.47%) SSL
1 1 (1.47%) VoIP
1 1 (1.47%) WAN
1 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.88%) DB2
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (4.41%) Power BI
4 2 (2.94%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.47%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) JIRA
2 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.41%) Selenium
2 3 (4.41%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (11.76%) Games
2 4 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (2.94%) Finance
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Law
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Analyst
2 25 (36.76%) Business Analyst
3 11 (16.18%) Retail Business Analyst
4 10 (14.71%) Project Manager
5 7 (10.29%) Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Architect
7 4 (5.88%) EPoS Business Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Life and Pensions Business Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Pensions Business Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Wrap Business Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.41%) DBA
8 3 (4.41%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (4.41%) Supply Chain Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Tester
8 3 (4.41%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (4.41%) Gherkin
2 3 (4.41%) Middleware
2 3 (4.41%) Web Services
3 2 (2.94%) PRADO
3 2 (2.94%) RESTEasy
3 2 (2.94%) RESTful
4 1 (1.47%) .NET
4 1 (1.47%) CSS
4 1 (1.47%) CSS3
4 1 (1.47%) HTML
4 1 (1.47%) HTML5
4 1 (1.47%) Java EE
4 1 (1.47%) REST
4 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Client/Server
1 6 (8.82%) EPoS
2 4 (5.88%) User Experience
3 3 (4.41%) DataPower
4 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) AS400
5 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.47%) FMCG
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Unix
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) E-Commerce
2 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.71%) DNA
3 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (13.24%) Business Analysis
5 8 (11.76%) Acceptance Criteria
5 8 (11.76%) User Stories
6 7 (10.29%) Time Management
7 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.82%) Project Management
8 5 (7.35%) Performance Improvement
8 5 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.35%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (5.88%) Change Management
9 4 (5.88%) Performance Testing
9 4 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (5.88%) Wealth Management
10 3 (4.41%) Logistics
10 3 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) Java
1 9 (13.24%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
3 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.47%) C
4 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Oracle
2 8 (11.76%) IBM
3 7 (10.29%) Adobe
4 6 (8.82%) hybris
5 4 (5.88%) Avaloq
5 4 (5.88%) FNZ
6 3 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.41%) SAP
7 2 (2.94%) ATG
7 2 (2.94%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (1.47%) BMC
8 1 (1.47%) Mitel
8 1 (1.47%) Retek
8 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.47%) Tealium
8 1 (1.47%) VMware