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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 51 48 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing Retail 7 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.07% 2.58% 5.09%
As % of the General category 2.92% 5.80% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 21
Median daily rate £338 £475 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
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
240 448 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.70% 44.40% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 346 174
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 32
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%

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 7 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester +6 4 £277 -41.78% 3
Warrington -1 2 £456 -34.82% 2
Ellesmere Port - 1 £338 - 1
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
2 6 (24.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) CRM
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (20.00%) .NET
3 5 (20.00%) PHP
3 5 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) ERP
3 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Web Development
3 5 (20.00%) Network Security
3 5 (20.00%) Digital Media
4 4 (16.00%) Retail Banking
4 4 (16.00%) Data Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Mobile Development
6 2 (8.00%) Data Governance
6 2 (8.00%) Android Development
6 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
6 2 (8.00%) Data Ingestion

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 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Grunt
1 1 (4.00%) gulp
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) Protractor
1 1 (4.00%) Xcode
General
1 6 (24.00%) Banking
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (16.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 5 (20.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Excel Developer
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 5 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Data Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Android Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) EDI Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.00%) iOS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) CSS3
2 1 (4.00%) EDI
2 1 (4.00%) EDIFACT
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) HTML5
2 1 (4.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (4.00%) jQuery
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (24.00%) CRM
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) ERP
3 5 (20.00%) Web Development
4 4 (16.00%) Data Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Mobile Development
6 2 (8.00%) Android Development
6 2 (8.00%) Data Governance
6 2 (8.00%) Data Ingestion
6 2 (8.00%) Data Security
7 1 (4.00%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
1 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) PHP
2 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
1 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (4.00%) Teradata