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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 42 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Retail 33 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.51% 3.29% 2.55%
As % of the General category 9.17% 7.29% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 16
Average daily rate £348 £450 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.77% +11.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +56.62%
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
360 343 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.26% 45.07% 40.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 201 182
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 30
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -52.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 11 £475 +18.75%
Warrington -2 7 £563 +60.71% 2
Chester +2 5 £288 -36.00% 2
Macclesfield -3 2 £300 -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 44 (61.11%) Banking
2 40 (55.56%) Finance
3 34 (47.22%) Retail Banking
4 16 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (20.83%) E-Commerce
6 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 9 (12.50%) SQL
8 8 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
10 6 (8.33%) MS Office
10 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
10 6 (8.33%) Migration
11 5 (6.94%) ERP
11 5 (6.94%) Oracle
11 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
11 5 (6.94%) .NET
11 5 (6.94%) User Experience
12 4 (5.56%) C#
12 4 (5.56%) HTML
12 4 (5.56%) Java
12 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
12 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET
12 4 (5.56%) CRM
12 4 (5.56%) Project Management
12 4 (5.56%) Teradata
12 4 (5.56%) Spring
12 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
12 4 (5.56%) Web Development

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (4.17%) SAS
1 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) CMS
2 1 (1.39%) JBoss
2 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 6 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.78%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.78%) Line 500
1 2 (2.78%) Sage 1000
1 2 (2.78%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.17%) SoftLayer
2 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.78%) DB2
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) Big Data
3 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.39%) FishEye
2 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.39%) JIRA
2 1 (1.39%) JUnit
2 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
General
1 44 (61.11%) Banking
2 40 (55.56%) Finance
3 34 (47.22%) Retail Banking
4 4 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.17%) Legal
6 2 (2.78%) Marketing
7 1 (1.39%) Back Office
7 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (43.06%) Analyst
2 21 (29.17%) Business Analyst
3 13 (18.06%) Developer
4 9 (12.50%) Architect
5 8 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (8.33%) Designer
7 6 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Business Change Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Business Change Business Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Digital Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Digital Business Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce Architect
10 3 (4.17%) Operations Business Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Security Architect
10 3 (4.17%) Senior Architect
10 3 (4.17%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) .NET
2 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.56%) HTML
2 4 (5.56%) jQuery
2 4 (5.56%) Spring
3 3 (4.17%) CSS
3 3 (4.17%) HTML5
3 3 (4.17%) Web Services
4 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.78%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.78%) J2EE
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (1.39%) CSS3
5 1 (1.39%) Flash
5 1 (1.39%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (1.39%) RESTful
5 1 (1.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) User Experience
3 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.78%) FMCG
4 2 (2.78%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.39%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.39%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.39%) IVR
5 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.78%) Unix
1 2 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) Android
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 9 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 8 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 6 (8.33%) Migration
6 5 (6.94%) ERP
7 4 (5.56%) Analytics
7 4 (5.56%) Coaching
7 4 (5.56%) CRM
7 4 (5.56%) Project Management
7 4 (5.56%) Time Management
7 4 (5.56%) Web Development
8 3 (4.17%) Change Management
8 3 (4.17%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (4.17%) Investment Management
8 3 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (4.17%) Scrum
8 3 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.56%) C#
3 4 (5.56%) Java
4 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.78%) VBA
5 1 (1.39%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) CIPD
1 3 (4.17%) Degree
1 3 (4.17%) MBA
2 1 (1.39%) CCNA
2 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.39%) Basel II
2 1 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle
3 4 (5.56%) Teradata
4 3 (4.17%) Adobe
4 3 (4.17%) ATG
5 2 (2.78%) Avaya
5 2 (2.78%) IBM
5 2 (2.78%) Sage
5 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.39%) Actuate
6 1 (1.39%) Brocade
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco
6 1 (1.39%) Cognos
6 1 (1.39%) Coremetrics
6 1 (1.39%) HP
6 1 (1.39%) NetApp
6 1 (1.39%) Tableau
6 1 (1.39%) VMware
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