The 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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 21 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Retail 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.63% 2.68% 3.51%
As % of the General category 10.00% 7.50% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£245 £160 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.12% -45.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.96 £30.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +71.83%
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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 Peterborough region.

General Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
30 80 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 26.32% 35.71% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 15
Average daily rate £303 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £275 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £526 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Average hourly rate £33.75 £45.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +157.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 21 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 25 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 21 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 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 3 (27.27%) Back Office
3 3 (27.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) SAS
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Taleo
5 1 (9.09%) Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Base SAS
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Magento
5 1 (9.09%) Campaign Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Propensity Modelling

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (9.09%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Base SAS
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Campaign Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Propensity Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft