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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 45 30
Contract jobs citing Retail 0 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 3.16% 3.20%
As % of the General category - 7.89% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Median daily rate - £274 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -39.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +23.07% -32.46%  

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 86 190 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 27.74% 40.08% 29.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 143 42
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £21.78 £170.00 £37.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -87.19% +351.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.58% +16.00%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Retail as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) ATM
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PowerCenter
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Internal Audit

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) PowerCenter
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) ATM Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Auditor
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS Field Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Internal Auditor
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Auditor
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Internal Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Internal Audit
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle