The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 34 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.82% 1.72% 2.42%
As % of the General category 1.94% 7.69% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Median daily rate £500 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £303 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £17.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +43.75%
Retail
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

General Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
103 65 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 42.04% 22.41% 35.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 46 74
Median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £35.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £30.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +18.81%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Retail.

1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) PHP
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 3 (25.00%) Magento
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (16.67%) Back Office
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 2 (16.67%) Sonata
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Equities
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Adobe
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) MiFID
5 1 (8.33%) Fund Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (8.33%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Magento
2 2 (16.67%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Magento Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) UAT Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Implementation Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Web Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Web Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (16.67%) Equities
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Fund Management
4 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) FATCA
1 1 (8.33%) MiFID
1 1 (8.33%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe