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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank - 38 37
Contract jobs citing Retail 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.83% 1.42%
As % of the General category - 2.06% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £306 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.94%
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 £16.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-46.77% +12.72%
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 Kent region.

General Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
72 97 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 26.28% 40.08% 38.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 71 55
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £553 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Average hourly rate £39.77 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.11
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%

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 7 July 2015, 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 11 (55.00%) PRINCE2
1 11 (55.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (35.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (20.00%) Revenue Management
5 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (20.00%) B2B
6 3 (15.00%) Data Security
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Logistics
6 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) WFM
7 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (10.00%) Marketing
7 2 (10.00%) Web Design
7 2 (10.00%) Information Security
7 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (10.00%) Front Office
7 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (10.00%) Electronics
7 2 (10.00%) Telecoms

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Front Office
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (5.00%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) IT Security Officer
3 1 (5.00%) Security Officer
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Information Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (5.00%) Programmer
3 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) DTV
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) PRINCE2
1 11 (55.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (35.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) B2B
4 4 (20.00%) Revenue Management
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Logistics
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) WFM
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Data Security
6 2 (10.00%) Web Design
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security
6 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) webMethods
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle