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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 27 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing Retail 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.71% 3.65% 2.52%
As % of the General category 4.23% 10.64% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
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£350 £259 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.26% -34.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £216 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £440 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £14.45 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+19.41% -35.80%
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
71 47 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 40.57% 34.31% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 24
Average daily rate £370 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £217 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £31.53 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.59% -22.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (40.00%) WordPress
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) SQL

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) WordPress
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) PL/1
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
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