The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Hove region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank - 2 8
Contract jobs citing Retail 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove - 28.57% 6.52%
As % of the General category - 75.00% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Average daily rate
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- £362 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £13.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+24.19% -38.26%
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 Hove region.

General Category
Hove
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
4 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove 36.36% 38.10% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Average daily rate £413 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £215 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £400 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £12.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Hove

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Hove

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Hove

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Hove

Retail
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hove

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hove 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%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) MS Project
4 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) RAD
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) VBA
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Hove by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hove 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Project
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) PMO Manager
2 1 (20.00%) MI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) RAD
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA