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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank - 5 6
Contract jobs citing Retail 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage - 13.64% 9.38%
As % of the General category - 60.00% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £650 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -
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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
7 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 23.33% 22.73% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £305 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.25 £36.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -24.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

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