The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 0.92% - -
As % of the General category 5.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -
Retail
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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 Preston region.

General Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 16.51% 11.21% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
Average daily rate £300 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £400 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £465 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £42.00 £19.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +120.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Retail
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 (100.00%) EPoS

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Trainer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS