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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 2 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 9 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove 36.00% 6.25% 29.73%
As % of the General category 75.00% 25.00% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 11
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£380 £380 £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £376 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £393 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £30.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-59.27% +74.28%
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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
12 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove 48.00% 25.00% 51.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 15
Average daily rate £362 £380 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.73% -4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £375 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £423 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.93 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hove

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Hove region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Hove

Retail
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Hove

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Retail Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) IVR
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Hove by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
General
1 6 (66.67%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Retail Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix