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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 25 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail 9 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.43% 0.41% 2.39%
As % of the General category 8.82% 1.09% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Median daily rate £386 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £350 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £350 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £20.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -60.00%
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
102 92 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 50.25% 37.86% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 55 12
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £323 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £510 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.06 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -3.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Chester region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 May 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 (62.50%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
3 6 (37.50%) Retail Banking
4 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) SAS
5 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) CRM
6 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) VBA
7 2 (12.50%) MS Office
7 2 (12.50%) Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) Direct Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) Credit Risk
7 2 (12.50%) Test Management
8 1 (6.25%) Data Validation
8 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
8 1 (6.25%) Analytics
8 1 (6.25%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
8 1 (6.25%) QA
8 1 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Target Operating Model

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 4 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
3 6 (37.50%) Retail Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Billing
5 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Insight Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Finance Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Mortgage Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Product Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Product Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Regulatory Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Direct Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
4 1 (6.25%) Data Validation
4 1 (6.25%) ETL Development
4 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Basel II
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft