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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 30 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing Retail 54 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.87% 4.01% 5.21%
As % of the General category 12.16% 11.22% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 16 31
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£425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £396
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.96 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.31% -57.50%
Retail
North West

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
444 294 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.04% 35.77% 46.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 164 203
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 25
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.68 £15.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +2 15 £450 -2.70% 2
Chester -5 4 £350 +35.26% 6
Warrington -11 4 £375 -19.13% 2
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 68 (71.58%) Banking
2 61 (64.21%) Finance
3 60 (63.16%) Retail Banking
4 31 (32.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (18.95%) Business Analysis
7 14 (14.74%) Windows
8 12 (12.63%) HTML
8 12 (12.63%) Migration
8 12 (12.63%) Project Management
8 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (11.58%) JavaScript
10 9 (9.47%) Java
10 9 (9.47%) CSS
10 9 (9.47%) SDLC
11 8 (8.42%) HTML5
12 7 (7.37%) Legal
12 7 (7.37%) Data Analysis
13 6 (6.32%) Online Banking
13 6 (6.32%) Linux
13 6 (6.32%) Waterfall
14 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
14 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (5.26%) CSS3
14 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
14 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (5.26%) Python
14 5 (5.26%) MS Exchange
14 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.16%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.16%) Confluence
4 2 (2.11%) WordPress
5 1 (1.05%) JBoss
5 1 (1.05%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) MS Office
1 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Project
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) DNS
2 2 (2.11%) Wireless
3 1 (1.05%) ATM
3 1 (1.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.21%) DB2
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.05%) QlikView
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.05%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (1.05%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (1.05%) OLAP
3 1 (1.05%) Cognos Powerplay
3 1 (1.05%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.05%) DTS
3 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.05%) ReportNet
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.21%) FishEye
2 4 (4.21%) Subversion
2 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.21%) JIRA
3 3 (3.16%) Maven
3 3 (3.16%) Gradle
3 3 (3.16%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.05%) JUnit
4 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.05%) webpack
4 1 (1.05%) gulp
General
1 68 (71.58%) Banking
2 61 (64.21%) Finance
3 60 (63.16%) Retail Banking
4 7 (7.37%) Legal
5 4 (4.21%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.05%) Billing
7 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.05%) Law
7 1 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (53.68%) Analyst
2 47 (49.47%) Business Analyst
3 20 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
4 19 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 15 (15.79%) Banking Business Analyst
6 11 (11.58%) Developer
7 10 (10.53%) Project Manager
8 8 (8.42%) Financial Business Analyst
8 8 (8.42%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Project Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Senior Manager
11 3 (3.16%) Consultant
11 3 (3.16%) Junior
11 3 (3.16%) Implementation Manager
11 3 (3.16%) Senior Project Manager
11 3 (3.16%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (3.16%) Technical Business Analyst
11 3 (3.16%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.63%) HTML
2 9 (9.47%) CSS
3 8 (8.42%) HTML5
4 5 (5.26%) CSS3
5 3 (3.16%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.16%) J2EE
5 3 (3.16%) Struts
5 3 (3.16%) Web Services
5 3 (3.16%) Spring
5 3 (3.16%) JSON
6 2 (2.11%) WSDL
6 2 (2.11%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.11%) JDBC
6 2 (2.11%) JSP
6 2 (2.11%) Servlets
6 2 (2.11%) EJB
6 2 (2.11%) jQuery
7 1 (1.05%) Sass
7 1 (1.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.05%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.32%) Online Banking
3 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.16%) IVR
4 3 (3.16%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.11%) User Experience
5 2 (2.11%) PMI
5 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.05%) PKI
6 1 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.74%) Windows
2 6 (6.32%) Linux
3 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.16%) Android
5 2 (2.11%) Windows CE
5 2 (2.11%) UNIX
5 2 (2.11%) Solaris
6 1 (1.05%) AIX
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.05%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (18.95%) Business Analysis
4 12 (12.63%) Migration
4 12 (12.63%) Project Management
5 9 (9.47%) SDLC
6 7 (7.37%) Data Analysis
7 6 (6.32%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.26%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.26%) TDD
8 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.26%) ITIL
8 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.21%) CRM
9 4 (4.21%) Web Development
9 4 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.16%) Use Case
10 3 (3.16%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.16%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.58%) JavaScript
2 9 (9.47%) Java
3 5 (5.26%) SQL
3 5 (5.26%) Python
3 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.21%) PHP
4 4 (4.21%) C
5 3 (3.16%) C++
5 3 (3.16%) Perl
5 3 (3.16%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.11%) C#
7 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.16%) CCA
2 2 (2.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.05%) Degree
3 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 5 (5.26%) VMware
2 3 (3.16%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.11%) Avaya
3 2 (2.11%) Cognos
3 2 (2.11%) IBM
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle
4 1 (1.05%) Cisco
4 1 (1.05%) CA
4 1 (1.05%) NetApp
4 1 (1.05%) HP
4 1 (1.05%) Tableau
4 1 (1.05%) Teradata
4 1 (1.05%) Brocade
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