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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 27 19 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing Retail 6 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.66% 4.51% 14.57%
As % of the General category 8.45% 16.22% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 17
Average daily rate
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£388 £305 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.04% -32.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +44.18%
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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
71 37 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 43.29% 27.82% 38.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 22 44
Average daily rate £400 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £125 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £435 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -56.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 29 January 2015.

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 26 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Release Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) User Experience
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Fireworks
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) SaaS
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (20.00%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Change Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Change and Release Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Web Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Release Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Change Manager
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) Release Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
1 1 (10.00%) HP