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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 20 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.74% 3.16% 2.96%
As % of the General category 8.33% 7.81% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Median daily rate £365 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £333 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £480 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £17.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +43.75%
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
48 64 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 32.88% 40.51% 32.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 10
Median daily rate £415 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 24
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -58.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £30.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +18.81%

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 25 September 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 9 (69.23%) Banking
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (46.15%) Retail Banking
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) PHP
6 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) Network Security
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile Development
6 2 (15.38%) Digital Media
7 1 (7.69%) Android Development
7 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
7 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (7.69%) ETL Development
7 1 (7.69%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (7.69%) Compliance Management
7 1 (7.69%) Kanban
7 1 (7.69%) Android
7 1 (7.69%) Confluence
7 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (7.69%) Mingle

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 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Xcode
General
1 9 (69.23%) Banking
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Lead Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Android Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Finance Manager
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Android Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead iOS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Product Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Product Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Regulatory Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Cocoa
1 1 (7.69%) iOS SDK
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) Mobile Development
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Android Development
5 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (7.69%) Compliance Management
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) ETL Development
5 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
5 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA