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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
South East / Kent
Rank 37 48 21
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -27
Contract jobs citing Retail 3 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.10% 1.07% 8.57%
As % of the General category 2.86% 2.65% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 12
Median daily rate £475 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 - £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 - £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -45.17%

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
105 151 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 38.46% 40.48% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 121 52
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £21.78 £185.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.22% +1955.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +35.41%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 £113 - 1
Sittingbourne - 1 £575 - 2
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Back Office
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) ATM
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) PowerCenter
4 1 (12.50%) EPoS
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier 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 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) PowerCenter
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) ATM Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Auditor
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Engagement Manager
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Internal Auditor
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Auditor
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Internal Auditor
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
1 1 (12.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle