Period
to 27 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Retailing
South East > Kent
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 53 51
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 13 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.36% 2.62% 1.64%
As % of the General category 7.56% 6.80% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 3
Kent median daily rate £388 £394 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.59% -12.50% -12.20%
10th Percentile £381 £205 £414
90th Percentile £394 £516 £566
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +28.00% -24.24% -67.00%

Retail is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 172 294 154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 31.22% 38.58% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 228 100
Kent median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.89% +7.93% -6.67%
10th Percentile £276 £180 £279
90th Percentile £585 £579 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Kent median hourly rate £33.39 £134.50 £37.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.18% +257.52% +121.29%
10th Percentile £23.03 £66.45 £10.57
90th Percentile £42.80 £175.00 £42.91
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -0.07%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Kent

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Kent

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Kent

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Kent region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 1 - - 1
Maidstone - 1 £388 -
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for Retail.

1 9 (69.23%) Marketing
2 7 (53.85%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) B2C
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Retail Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (7.69%) User Stories

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 9 (69.23%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Project Manager
2 8 (61.54%) Digital Project Manager
3 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Digital Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Online Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Online Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Retail Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) B2C
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories