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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 11 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 11 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.89% 4.23% 4.21%
As % of the General category 13.58% 7.50% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate £475 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £26.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +77.05%
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 Knutsford region.

General Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
81 40 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 80.20% 56.34% 72.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 21 33
Average daily rate £425 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £363 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.72 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 15 (83.33%) Banking
1 15 (83.33%) Retail Banking
2 10 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
3 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) MS Office
4 4 (22.22%) Coaching
5 3 (16.67%) User Experience
5 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (16.67%) CIPD
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) Investment Management
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) MBA
5 3 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) ITSM
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 2 (11.11%) Service Management
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) Unix
6 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) J2EE
6 2 (11.11%) Spring

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (5.56%) JBoss
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) FishEye
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (83.33%) Banking
1 15 (83.33%) Retail Banking
2 10 (55.56%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Designer
4 2 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Designer
5 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Process Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) J2EE
1 2 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Struts
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Copywriting
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
1 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) Coaching
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) ITSM
4 2 (11.11%) OOP
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CIPD
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
1 3 (16.67%) MBA
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.56%) Actuate
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Cognos
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Tableau
3 1 (5.56%) Teradata