The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Peterborough region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 23 25 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.67% 3.87% 8.06%
As % of the General category 7.14% 12.50% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate
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£245 £160 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.12% -61.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £148 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £392 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.89 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-49.49% +37.50%
General Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
28 56 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 23.33% 30.94% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 20
Average daily rate £165 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.75% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £275 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £450 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £33.75 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
Retail
Cambridgeshire

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Retail
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Back Office
3 3 (30.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Campaign Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Propensity Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Base SAS
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Magento
5 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (10.00%) Taleo
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) SAS
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (10.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Base SAS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Campaign Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Propensity Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft