The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 2.33% - -
As % of the General category 5.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 £12.42 £29.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-57.17% +54.66%
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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 Stevenage region.

General Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 44.19% 37.50% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 4
Average daily rate £290 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £415 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +190.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Retail
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 (55.56%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (55.56%) EPoS
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (44.44%) MSMQ
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Retalix
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) MS Project
5 1 (11.11%) BPR
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) Project Leader
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) BPR
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Retalix