The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 12 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 3.03% - 2.44%
As % of the General category 5.56% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£225 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £13.87 £6.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +113.38%
Retail
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the St Albans region.

General Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 54.55% 50.00% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 15
Average daily rate £313 £364 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.08% -7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £328 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £405 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

Retail
Top 7 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) SPSS
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
1 1 (100.00%) Campaign Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SPSS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL