Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 43 48
Rank change year-on-year -14 +5 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 12 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.24% 2.14% 2.16%
As % of the General category 7.06% 4.76% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 6
Kent median daily rate £150 £113 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -76.92% +14.71%
10th Percentile £105 £105 £314
90th Percentile £394 £268 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +9.26% -3.57% +16.67%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 170 210 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 31.72% 44.87% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 162 116
Kent median daily rate £400 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +16.07% -6.67%
10th Percentile £182 £184 £180
90th Percentile £656 £565 £508
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Kent median hourly rate £42.40 - £27.00
10th Percentile £39.26 - £15.75
90th Percentile £46.82 - £146.38
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.00% +28.21%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Kent over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 January 2018. 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
Maidstone - 3 £105 -
Dartford +1 2 £150 -33.33% 2
Folkestone - 2 - -
Tonbridge -2 1 £105 -
Canterbury - 1 £105 -
Chatham - 1 £600 -
Retail
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) EPoS
2 3 (25.00%) Break/Fix
3 2 (16.67%) Logistics
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) B2B
3 2 (16.67%) B2C
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Revenue Management
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) CMS
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Sahi
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall

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 (8.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Sahi
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) EPoS Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Digital Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Break Fix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Design Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Online Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Process Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) EPoS
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Break/Fix
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) B2B
3 2 (16.67%) B2C
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Logistics
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Revenue Management
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Data Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com