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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 31 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 10 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.10% - 1.25%
As % of the General category 8.93% - 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Median daily rate £450 - £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 - £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 - £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+134.37% -48.38%
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
112 71 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 34.67% 25.91% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 47 64
Median daily rate £445 £419 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.26% +15.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £311 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £534 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £77.00 £26.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.17% +57.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £210 -
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
2 6 (31.58%) Investment Management
3 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Fund Management
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
4 3 (15.79%) Legal
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 3 (15.79%) Adobe
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) WCF
4 3 (15.79%) Wealth Management
4 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) CINEMA 4D
4 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Magento
4 3 (15.79%) Vectorworks
4 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing

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 3 (15.79%) CINEMA 4D
1 3 (15.79%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Magento
2 2 (10.53%) Sonata
3 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Legal
3 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
2 3 (15.79%) 3D Designer
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
2 3 (15.79%) C# WCF Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Designer
2 3 (15.79%) Magento Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Software Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Technology Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) WCF Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) UAT Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) WCF
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.26%) Lambda Expressions
3 1 (5.26%) LINQ
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
2 2 (10.53%) Equities
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
1 6 (31.58%) Investment Management
2 4 (21.05%) Fund Management
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) SDLC
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 3 (15.79%) Wealth Management
4 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
4 2 (10.53%) ERP
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) PHP
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) FATCA
1 1 (5.26%) MiFID
1 1 (5.26%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Adobe