The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 30 March 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 26 28
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Retail 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.58% 1.00% 2.38%
As % of the General category 2.63% 5.56% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £412
% change year-on-year +2.40% +0.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.13 £19.25
% change year-on-year +52.38% -31.81%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 38 36 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 22.22% 17.91% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 32
Median daily rate £381 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.73% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £378 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £545 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +80.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Retail.

1 5 (55.56%) PSTN
1 5 (55.56%) VoIP
1 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (55.56%) ZigBee
1 5 (55.56%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (44.44%) Bluetooth
2 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 4 (44.44%) EMC
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) BT
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Internet of Things
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) D3.js
4 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) JDBC
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (11.11%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Network Security
1 5 (55.56%) PSTN
1 5 (55.56%) VoIP
1 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (55.56%) ZigBee
2 4 (44.44%) Bluetooth
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (11.11%) PMO Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Ajax
1 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 2 (22.22%) D3.js
1 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) JDBC
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
1 2 (22.22%) RESTful
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (33.33%) Internet of Things
3 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) EMC
2 3 (33.33%) BT
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
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