The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Epsom region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 10 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 13.51% 2.94% 6.25%
As % of the General category 19.23% 12.50% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £243 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -39.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £396
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.42 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+32.85% -57.17%
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 Epsom region.

General Category
Epsom
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
26 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 70.27% 23.53% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate - £386 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Epsom

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Epsom

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Epsom

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Epsom

Retail
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Epsom

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Epsom 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Retail Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) Matrix Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) QA

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Epsom 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.

General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (60.00%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Finance Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
1 3 (60.00%) Matrix Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP