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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 44 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 4 24 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.31% 8.73% -
As % of the General category 3.20% 28.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 0
Average daily rate - £440 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +56.62%
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
125 85 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.85% 30.91% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 52 28
Average daily rate £345 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.13% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £185.00 £9.00 £29.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1955.55% -69.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Data Management
3 3 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Master Data Management
3 3 (30.00%) Big Data
4 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) Local Government
4 2 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Sybase
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) RUP
4 2 (20.00%) DSDM
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Rational Rose

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (10.00%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) BigMachines
1 1 (10.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) HDInsight
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) ERwin
1 2 (20.00%) PowerDesigner
1 2 (20.00%) Rational Rose
2 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Automotive
3 2 (20.00%) Local Government
3 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (10.00%) UI Designer
3 1 (10.00%) UI/UX Designer
3 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Mason
1 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (20.00%) EPoS
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (30.00%) Data Management
1 3 (30.00%) Master Data Management
1 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) DSDM
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Information Management
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) RUP
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Informatica
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Siebel
3 1 (10.00%) Thunderhead