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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 27 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.52% 0.47% 2.30%
As % of the General category 1.85% 2.70% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +13.04%
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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 Suffolk region.

General Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
54 37 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 27.84% 17.29% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 43
Average daily rate £425 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% -9.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £498 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#