The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 28 30 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Retail 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.85% 0.57% 3.68%
As % of the General category 7.53% 1.47% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Median daily rate £415 £350 £259
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +35.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £350 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £350 £440
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 £14.45
% change year-on-year
+218.84% +19.41%
Retail
Cheshire

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

General Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
93 68 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 51.10% 39.08% 33.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 33 16
Median daily rate £415 £373 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.40% +43.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £553 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 14
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 Chester

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Chester region with a requirement for Retail.

1 10 (55.56%) Banking
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (33.33%) Retail Banking
4 4 (22.22%) CRM
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Web Development
6 2 (11.11%) Digital Media
6 2 (11.11%) QA
6 2 (11.11%) Test Management
6 2 (11.11%) Network Security
6 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.11%) Mobile Development
6 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.11%) PHP
6 2 (11.11%) MS Office
6 2 (11.11%) ERP
6 2 (11.11%) SAS
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (5.56%) Middleware
7 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
7 1 (5.56%) ETL
7 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) XML

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) Mingle
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 10 (55.56%) Banking
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Finance Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Insight Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Android Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Mortgage Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Product Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Product Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Cocoa
1 1 (5.56%) iOS SDK
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) CRM
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) ERP
4 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Development
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Test Management
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) ETL Development
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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