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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - 21 23
Contract jobs citing Retail 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 4.00% 2.74%
As % of the General category - 6.33% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £288 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -36.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -45.17%

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
33 79 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 35.48% 63.20% 60.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 51 50
Median daily rate £450 £381 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 23
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -5.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Retail Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Change Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cabling Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Change Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management