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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 33 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.11% 2.04% 1.78%
As % of the General category 5.21% 7.04% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £375 £463 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +37.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
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
96 71 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.51% 28.98% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 57 47
Median daily rate £450 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +14.76%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Dartford - 1 £225 - 2
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Equities
4 2 (25.00%) Back Office
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (25.00%) Sonata
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Sonata
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) UAT Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Implementation Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior UAT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Fund Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft