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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 7 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Retail 14 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 12.84% 11.86% 7.19%
As % of the General category 17.95% 17.95% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £453 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.14% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.96 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.31% -57.50%
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
78 39 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 71.56% 66.10% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 24 47
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 2015, 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 18 (85.71%) Banking
2 17 (80.95%) Retail Banking
3 16 (76.19%) Finance
4 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Online Banking
6 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (14.29%) SDLC
7 3 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) SQL
7 3 (14.29%) Java
8 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
8 2 (9.52%) Struts
8 2 (9.52%) Windows
8 2 (9.52%) J2EE
8 2 (9.52%) CSS
8 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
8 2 (9.52%) RUP
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL
8 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
8 2 (9.52%) PMI
8 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
8 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (9.52%) Service Management
8 2 (9.52%) CMMI
8 2 (9.52%) Legal
8 2 (9.52%) Migration

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JUnit
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) FishEye
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (85.71%) Banking
2 17 (80.95%) Retail Banking
3 16 (76.19%) Finance
4 2 (9.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Business Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Release Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Process Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Payments Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
1 2 (9.52%) Struts
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) J2EE
1 2 (9.52%) Spring
1 2 (9.52%) HTML5
2 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.76%) JSON
2 1 (4.76%) jQuery
2 1 (4.76%) EJB
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) WSDL
2 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.76%) JDBC
2 1 (4.76%) JSP
2 1 (4.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Online Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (9.52%) PMI
4 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) IVR
5 1 (4.76%) PKI
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (9.52%) Release Management
4 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) CMMI
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) RUP
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security
5 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CCA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) Cognos
1 1 (4.76%) CA