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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 31 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing Retail 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.14% 0.34% 2.02%
As % of the General category 2.88% 1.32% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Median daily rate £450 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £17.00 £12.42
% change year-on-year
+217.64% +36.87%
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
104 76 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.54% 25.59% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 57 77
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £215 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £77.00 £39.77 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.61% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +7.95%

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 24 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (30.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) Investment Management
4 4 (20.00%) Fund Management
4 4 (20.00%) Banking
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (15.00%) Legal
5 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 3 (15.00%) CRM
5 3 (15.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) Adobe
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.00%) PHP
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) CINEMA 4D
5 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (15.00%) WCF
5 3 (15.00%) Wealth Management
5 3 (15.00%) Retail Banking
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Magento
5 3 (15.00%) Vectorworks
5 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server

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 (15.00%) CINEMA 4D
1 3 (15.00%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Magento
2 2 (10.00%) Sonata
3 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Legal
3 3 (15.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) 3D Designer
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (15.00%) C# WCF Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Magento Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Technology Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) WCF Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) WCF
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.00%) Lambda Expressions
3 1 (5.00%) LINQ
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (10.00%) Equities
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (30.00%) Investment Management
3 4 (20.00%) Fund Management
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (10.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) PHP
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) FATCA
1 1 (5.00%) MiFID
1 1 (5.00%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Adobe