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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 51 29 48
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Contract jobs citing Retail 19 44 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.46% 4.80% 2.49%
As % of the General category 6.81% 10.97% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 12
Median daily rate £425 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £17.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+218.84% +15.00%
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
279 401 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.09% 43.73% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 224 155
Median daily rate £415 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £310 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -55.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -1 6 £420 +20.00% 2
Warrington +1 5 £506 - 2
Knutsford -10 2 £438 -7.89% 1
Crewe - 1 - -
Runcorn - 1 £213 -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 24 (43.64%) Banking
2 21 (38.18%) Finance
3 17 (30.91%) Retail Banking
4 14 (25.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (25.45%) E-Commerce
5 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
5 9 (16.36%) CRM
6 8 (14.55%) ERP
7 7 (12.73%) SQL
7 7 (12.73%) .NET
7 7 (12.73%) Web Development
8 6 (10.91%) Business Analysis
8 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
8 6 (10.91%) MS Office
8 6 (10.91%) C#
8 6 (10.91%) Java
8 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
8 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
9 5 (9.09%) Digital Media
9 5 (9.09%) Coaching
9 5 (9.09%) User Experience
9 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (9.09%) Project Management
9 5 (9.09%) PHP
9 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (9.09%) Network Security
10 4 (7.27%) Investment Management
10 4 (7.27%) Degree
10 4 (7.27%) MBA
10 4 (7.27%) Corporate Banking

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 3 (5.45%) SAS
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) Flash Media Server
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.91%) MS Office
3 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.82%) MS Project
4 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Network Security
2 3 (5.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.82%) Xcode
General
1 24 (43.64%) Banking
2 21 (38.18%) Finance
3 17 (30.91%) Retail Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.64%) Marketing
7 1 (1.82%) Billing
7 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Analyst
1 12 (21.82%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Architect
2 9 (16.36%) Business Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) E-Commerce Architect
3 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 6 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Senior Architect
4 5 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Designer
6 3 (5.45%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Excel Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.45%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.45%) jQuery
3 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.64%) Entity Framework
3 2 (3.64%) Flash
3 2 (3.64%) Web Services
4 1 (1.82%) Android SDK
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.82%) Cocoa
4 1 (1.82%) HTML
4 1 (1.82%) HTML5
4 1 (1.82%) iOS SDK
4 1 (1.82%) RESTful
4 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.09%) Digital Media
1 5 (9.09%) User Experience
2 2 (3.64%) Photography
3 1 (1.82%) Copywriting
3 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) EPoS
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Android
1 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) E-Commerce
1 14 (25.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (16.36%) CRM
3 8 (14.55%) ERP
4 7 (12.73%) Web Development
5 6 (10.91%) Business Analysis
6 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.09%) Coaching
6 5 (9.09%) Project Management
7 4 (7.27%) Investment Management
7 4 (7.27%) Mobile Development
7 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.45%) Android Development
8 3 (5.45%) iOS Development
8 3 (5.45%) MVC
8 3 (5.45%) TDD
9 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.64%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (3.64%) Scrum
9 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) C#
2 6 (10.91%) Java
2 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.09%) PHP
4 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.64%) ActionScript
5 2 (3.64%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.64%) VBA
6 1 (1.82%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) CIPD
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
1 4 (7.27%) MBA
2 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.64%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) ATG
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
2 3 (5.45%) Teradata
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe
3 1 (1.82%) IBM
3 1 (1.82%) VMware
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