The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 21 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.62% 1.59% 2.38%
As % of the General category 1.85% 5.26% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +33.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

General Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
54 76 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 33.54% 30.16% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 45 32
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 7
Average hourly rate £30.75 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £21.00 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.15 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Middlesex region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Middlesex region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Retail
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) FMCG
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Insight

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Accountant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Insight