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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 21 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Retail 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.84% 2.33% 4.08%
As % of the General category 8.33% 5.88% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Average daily rate
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£259 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £315 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £382 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £30.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-59.27% +74.28%
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 68 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 34.04% 39.53% 39.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 37
Average daily rate £300 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 3
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £37.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.72 £16.84 £29.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.17 £41.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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
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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Retail Banking
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) DSDM
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) IVR
5 1 (11.11%) Information Management
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) J2EE
5 1 (11.11%) SAS
5 1 (11.11%) BMC
5 1 (11.11%) Remedy
5 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) DSDM
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) BMC
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) hybris
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