The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 24 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.41% 0.78% 2.02%
As % of the General category 2.78% 2.27% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£438 - £419
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 - £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 - £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £16.20 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-23.79% +1.25%
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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 Guildford region.

General Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
72 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 50.70% 34.38% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 13
Average daily rate £345 £355 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% -14.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £170 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £483 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £29.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +18.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Retail
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) FileNet
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) B2C
3 1 (25.00%) Fireworks
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (25.00%) Fireworks
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle