The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 0.70% - -
As % of the General category 2.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £396
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.96 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.31% -57.50%
Retail
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Durham region.

General Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
36 37 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 25.17% 35.58% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 11
Average daily rate £290 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.08% -6.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £281 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Average hourly rate £9.00 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Durham

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Durham

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

Retail
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Durham region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (25.00%) MVVM
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (25.00%) LESS
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) MVC

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Durham region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (25.00%) LESS
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft