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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 24 21 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing Retail 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.39% 0.67% 0.47%
As % of the General category 14.04% 3.57% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £380 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%

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
57 28 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 24.15% 18.67% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 32
Median daily rate £388 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £386 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £493 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 - 7 £300 - 1
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 5 (50.00%) PSTN
1 5 (50.00%) VoIP
1 5 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (50.00%) ZigBee
1 5 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) EMC
2 4 (40.00%) Bluetooth
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 3 (30.00%) BT
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (30.00%) Internet of Things
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) D3.js
4 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (20.00%) JDBC
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Spatial
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Network Security
1 5 (50.00%) PSTN
1 5 (50.00%) VoIP
1 5 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 4 (40.00%) Bluetooth
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Ajax
1 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (20.00%) D3.js
1 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
1 2 (20.00%) JDBC
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) RESTful
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (30.00%) Internet of Things
3 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Case Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) EMC
2 3 (30.00%) BT
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle