The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 31 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.89% 1.71% 0.55%
As % of the General category 2.90% 8.89% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £17.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +43.75%
Retail
East of England

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

General Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
69 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 30.67% 19.23% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 36
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £314 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -1 2 £350 +3.70% 1
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Retail.

1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Case Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Case Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner