The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 12 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.82% - 7.32%
As % of the General category 5.88% - 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £480 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

General Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 30.91% 25.93% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 13
Median daily rate £363 £225 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% -47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £200 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £438 £646
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.32 - £13.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Bedford region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Retail
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Retail.

1 1 (100.00%) Information Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management