The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 7 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 8 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 14.04% 5.49% 9.68%
As % of the General category 20.00% 8.91% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 6
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£463 £488 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £382 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.20 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +1.25%
Retail
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

General Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
40 101 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 70.18% 61.59% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 48 45
Average daily rate £425 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £233 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Knutsford region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Retail Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) SLA
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Tandem
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) CMS
6 1 (9.09%) FatWire
6 1 (9.09%) Information Security
6 1 (9.09%) Teradata
6 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (9.09%) Online Banking
6 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
6 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
6 1 (9.09%) Tumbleweed
6 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) CA Wily
6 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (9.09%) CICS
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Retail Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Implementation Manager
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) JDBC
1 1 (9.09%) JSP
1 1 (9.09%) Struts
1 1 (9.09%) JMS
1 1 (9.09%) Spring
1 1 (9.09%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Tandem
2 1 (9.09%) Online Banking
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) AS400
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) AIX
1 1 (9.09%) HPUX
1 1 (9.09%) Solaris
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
3 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (9.09%) CA Wily
1 1 (9.09%) Foglight
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) FatWire
2 1 (9.09%) Teradata
2 1 (9.09%) Tumbleweed
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Sun
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
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