The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 23 June 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 / Welwyn Garden City
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 3 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Contract jobs citing Retail 20 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 37.04% 31.25% 15.87%
As % of the General category 64.52% 55.56% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 3
Median daily rate £415 £474 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.40% +72.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -23.80% +27.27%  

Retail is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Welwyn Garden City
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 31 36 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 57.41% 56.25% 29.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 10
Median daily rate £415 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £389 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Welwyn Garden City

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City citing Retail as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Welwyn Garden City

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Welwyn Garden City

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Welwyn Garden City over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Welwyn Garden City

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for Retail.

1 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) Web Design
3 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (18.75%) Windows
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.75%) Project Management
3 6 (18.75%) User Experience
4 5 (15.63%) Wireframes
4 5 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (15.63%) CSS
4 5 (15.63%) HTML
4 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) FMCG
5 4 (12.50%) Web Development
5 4 (12.50%) JIRA
5 4 (12.50%) CMS
5 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.50%) Photoshop
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.50%) HTML5
5 4 (12.50%) Node.js
5 4 (12.50%) CSS3
5 4 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 3 (9.38%) A/B Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Programme Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (9.38%) React
6 3 (9.38%) Magnolia
6 3 (9.38%) Data Centre

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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 4 (12.50%) CMS
2 3 (9.38%) Magnolia
3 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (3.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
1 2 (6.25%) Yammer
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Skype
2 1 (3.13%) ATM
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) Telepresence
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
2 1 (3.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
2 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.38%) Grunt
2 3 (9.38%) gulp
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Advertising
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (12.50%) Analyst
1 4 (12.50%) Developer
1 4 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 3 (9.38%) Designer
3 2 (6.25%) Architect
3 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) Programme Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
3 2 (6.25%) UX Designer
4 1 (3.13%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (3.13%) HTML Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Procurement Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Security Analyst
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) CSS
1 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 4 (12.50%) CSS3
2 4 (12.50%) HTML5
2 4 (12.50%) Node.js
3 3 (9.38%) Ajax
3 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
3 3 (9.38%) jQuery
3 3 (9.38%) JSON
3 3 (9.38%) React
3 3 (9.38%) Sass
3 3 (9.38%) XHTML
3 3 (9.38%) XML
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.13%) Flash
5 1 (3.13%) ISPF
5 1 (3.13%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) User Experience
2 5 (15.63%) FMCG
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.38%) W3C
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.25%) Social Media
5 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.13%) EPoS
5 1 (3.13%) iPad
5 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.13%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) Web Design
3 6 (18.75%) Project Management
3 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (15.63%) Wireframes
5 4 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 4 (12.50%) Web Development
6 3 (9.38%) A/B Testing
6 3 (9.38%) API Development
6 3 (9.38%) BDD
6 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
6 3 (9.38%) Programme Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) SEO
6 3 (9.38%) Service Management
6 3 (9.38%) TDD
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.25%) DevOps
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) C++
4 2 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) COBOL
5 1 (3.13%) JCL
5 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) REXX
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) PhD
2 1 (3.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) WAI
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) PMO
2 1 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) TeamSite
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Salt
2 1 (3.13%) Terraform
2 1 (3.13%) zSecure
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Citrix
2 2 (6.25%) Facebook
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
2 2 (6.25%) Sophos
2 2 (6.25%) Symantec
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Dell
3 1 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) Splunk
3 1 (3.13%) Teradata
3 1 (3.13%) Toshiba