The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
North West / Cheshire
Rank 44 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Retail 5 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.99% 3.28% 3.23%
As % of the General category 2.54% 8.38% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 24 19
Median daily rate £320 £328 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% -27.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £279 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £559 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -45.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
197 370 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.01% 39.19% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 265 199
Median daily rate £403 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £263 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 32
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -5.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Cheshire region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford 0 1 £525 +30.43% 1
Crewe - 1 £115 - 1
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Banking
3 6 (42.86%) Retail Banking
4 3 (21.43%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) Data Ingestion
5 2 (14.29%) Personalization
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
5 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
5 2 (14.29%) Big Data
5 2 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
5 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Data Security
5 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) CICS
6 1 (7.14%) REXX
6 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.14%) RACF
6 1 (7.14%) JCL
6 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) DB2

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (7.14%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Grunt
1 1 (7.14%) gulp
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Protractor
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Banking Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Cabling Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Change Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Scientist
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Assistant
4 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) CSS3
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
1 1 (7.14%) ISPF
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
4 2 (14.29%) Data Ingestion
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Data Security
4 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Personalization
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Linear Algebra
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
5 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) JCL
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) REXX
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) RACF
1 1 (7.14%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
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