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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 22 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Retail 20 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.55% 2.28% 2.06%
As % of the General category 23.53% 7.58% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
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£450 £513 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +192.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £503 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £523 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £412 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -
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
85 66 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 32.08% 30.14% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 61
Average daily rate £400 £388 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +26.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £319 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £524 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Average hourly rate £25.65 £42.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.65% +26.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £22.10 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.79 £42.50 £73.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -20.00%

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
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 31 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells -3 4 £430 -
Chatham - - - -
Dartford - - - - 1
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 16 (55.17%) E-Commerce
2 13 (44.83%) PRINCE2
3 11 (37.93%) Finance
4 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (31.03%) Project Management
5 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.79%) B2B
7 4 (13.79%) SAP
7 4 (13.79%) DTV
7 4 (13.79%) Scrum
7 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
7 4 (13.79%) Electronics
7 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
7 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
7 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Marketing
7 4 (13.79%) Revenue Management
8 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
8 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
8 3 (10.34%) Logistics
8 3 (10.34%) WFM
8 3 (10.34%) CRM
8 3 (10.34%) Data Security
9 2 (6.90%) Front Office
9 2 (6.90%) Risk Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
2 4 (13.79%) Electronics
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Front Office
4 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Project Manager
2 9 (31.03%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce Manager
4 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) IT Security Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) IT Security Officer
6 1 (3.45%) Security Officer
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) DTV
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) E-Commerce
2 13 (44.83%) PRINCE2
3 9 (31.03%) Project Management
3 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.79%) Scrum
4 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.79%) B2B
4 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
4 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (13.79%) Revenue Management
5 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.34%) WFM
5 3 (10.34%) CRM
5 3 (10.34%) Data Security
5 3 (10.34%) Logistics
6 2 (6.90%) Investment Management
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.90%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) webMethods
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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