The first 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 16 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 Suffolk 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 33 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 3 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.16% 0.51% 3.75%
As % of the General category 4.55% 2.78% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate £350 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
66 36 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 25.58% 18.37% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 25 44
Average daily rate £413 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £350 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £472 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 - £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Retail
East of England

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
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 16 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -11 2 £235 - 1
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (33.33%) Teradata
1 1 (33.33%) Netezza
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (33.33%) DataStage

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) DataStage
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DataStage Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Teradata
1 1 (33.33%) Netezza
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com