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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 24 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 18 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.50% - 2.15%
As % of the General category 20.93% - 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 2
Average daily rate
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£430 - £261
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £6.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +44.18%
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
86 50 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 31.05% 21.19% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 28 57
Average daily rate £375 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £320 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £505 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 13
Average hourly rate £24.50 £29.38 £11.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.59% +158.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.98 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £35.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Dover - 8 £445 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Dartford - - - - 1
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 18 (69.23%) E-Commerce
2 11 (42.31%) PRINCE2
3 9 (34.62%) Project Management
4 7 (26.92%) Finance
5 6 (23.08%) CRM
5 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (15.38%) Games
7 4 (15.38%) Scrum
7 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
7 4 (15.38%) Electronics
7 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
7 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
7 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (15.38%) Marketing
7 4 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (15.38%) DTV
7 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (15.38%) SAP
7 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (15.38%) B2B
7 4 (15.38%) Revenue Management
7 4 (15.38%) Business Transformation
8 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
8 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
8 3 (11.54%) ERP
8 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 2 (7.69%) Risk Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Games
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 4 (15.38%) Electronics
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Project Manager
2 10 (38.46%) Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Manager
4 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.85%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) DTV
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) E-Commerce
2 11 (42.31%) PRINCE2
3 9 (34.62%) Project Management
4 6 (23.08%) CRM
5 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
6 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (15.38%) B2B
6 4 (15.38%) Revenue Management
6 4 (15.38%) Business Transformation
7 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.54%) ERP
8 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 2 (7.69%) Web Design
8 2 (7.69%) WFM
8 2 (7.69%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) SAP
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
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