The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Stevenage region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 5 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 11 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 21.57% 6.25% -
As % of the General category 55.00% 15.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £650 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 39.22% 40.63% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate £425 £263 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% +66.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Retail
Hertfordshire

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 16 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (72.73%) Oracle
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL Certification
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle ODI
2 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (63.64%) MSMQ
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Incident Management
3 5 (45.45%) Retalix
4 4 (36.36%) CRM
4 4 (36.36%) EPoS
5 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) BPR
5 1 (9.09%) Logistics

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle ODI
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) Support Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Technician
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Incident Management
3 4 (36.36%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) BPR
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Retalix