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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 27 22 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing Retail 4 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.16% 3.38% 14.62%
As % of the General category 5.41% 10.87% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 18
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -26.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.62% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £6.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +107.69%
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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
74 46 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 40.00% 31.08% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 21 41
Average daily rate £388 £325 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £125 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -51.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £14.00 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £14.00 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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
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 16 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) User Experience
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Fireworks
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) SaaS
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (28.57%) Fireworks
1 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Web Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript