Period
to 15 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 7 3
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 +3
Contract jobs citing Retail 62 64 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 17.13% 15.38% 17.03%
As % of the General category 40.00% 31.84% 40.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 42 43
Watford median daily rate £400 £395 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +1.28% +24.80%
10th Percentile £213 £187 £103
90th Percentile £509 £570 £533
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £450
% change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +8.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £23.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -48.00% +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 155 201 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 42.82% 48.32% 42.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 82 88
Watford median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £216 £179
90th Percentile £550 £603 £516
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 0
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.61 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -29.58% +56.25% -16.88%

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 October 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 October 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 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) E-Commerce
3 11 (17.74%) Waterfall
4 10 (16.13%) Migration
5 9 (14.52%) Finance
6 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (11.29%) EPoS
6 7 (11.29%) HTML
6 7 (11.29%) SaaS
6 7 (11.29%) CMS
6 7 (11.29%) Content Management
6 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
6 7 (11.29%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (9.68%) Android
7 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
7 6 (9.68%) SAP
7 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.68%) VMware
8 5 (8.06%) CSS
8 5 (8.06%) HP
8 5 (8.06%) Data Architecture
8 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
8 5 (8.06%) Mobile App
8 5 (8.06%) User Experience
9 4 (6.45%) Microservices
9 4 (6.45%) Front End Development
9 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
10 3 (4.84%) C#
10 3 (4.84%) Cisco

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 7 (11.29%) CMS
2 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Confluence
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) QlikView
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.61%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.61%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) JMeter
2 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Analyst
2 16 (25.81%) Business Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Architect
4 9 (14.52%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.06%) Technical Business Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Applications Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.23%) Change Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Citrix Support
8 2 (3.23%) Designer
8 2 (3.23%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Product Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) HTML
2 5 (8.06%) CSS
3 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.61%) jQuery
3 1 (1.61%) REST
3 1 (1.61%) RESTful
3 1 (1.61%) SOAP
3 1 (1.61%) Spring
3 1 (1.61%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.61%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.61%) WCF
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
1 7 (11.29%) EPoS
2 5 (8.06%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.06%) User Experience
3 3 (4.84%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Android
2 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.84%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) E-Commerce
3 11 (17.74%) Waterfall
4 10 (16.13%) Migration
5 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (11.29%) Content Management
6 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.06%) Data Architecture
8 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.45%) Front End Development
8 4 (6.45%) Microservices
9 3 (4.84%) Translating Business Requirements
10 2 (3.23%) Acceptance Criteria
10 2 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.23%) Data Cleansing
10 2 (3.23%) Data Mapping
10 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (3.23%) Multichannel Retail
10 2 (3.23%) Use Case
10 2 (3.23%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.84%) C#
2 3 (4.84%) SQL
3 2 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (1.61%) Groovy
4 1 (1.61%) Java 8
4 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) SAP
1 6 (9.68%) VMware
2 5 (8.06%) HP
3 3 (4.84%) Cisco
3 3 (4.84%) Citrix
4 2 (3.23%) EMC
4 2 (3.23%) hybris
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (1.61%) Avaya
5 1 (1.61%) Cognos
5 1 (1.61%) Dell
5 1 (1.61%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.61%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.61%) Isilon
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.61%) New Relic
5 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.61%) Splunk