The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 36 41 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing Retail 9 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.27% 0.31% 3.81%
As % of the General category 10.98% 2.33% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
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£700 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -
Retail
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

General Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
82 43 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.71% 13.48% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 24
Average daily rate £386 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £479 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 5
Average hourly rate £31.17 £25.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.21% +15.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £21.00 £8.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £30.00 £26.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -20.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Lancashire region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - 1 £275 - 4
Preston - 1 - -
Accrington - - - -
Lancaster - - - -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) HOOD
2 4 (28.57%) SAP
2 4 (28.57%) ERP
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 4 (28.57%) SAP Retail
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
2 4 (28.57%) HTML5
3 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (21.43%) CSS3
3 3 (21.43%) Sass
3 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) Fireworks
3 3 (21.43%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
3 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.14%) Retail-J
5 1 (7.14%) WPF

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
1 3 (21.43%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SAP Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
1 3 (21.43%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Web Designer
3 3 (21.43%) Designer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Trainer
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Trainer
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PMO Lead
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) HTML5
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) CSS3
3 3 (21.43%) Sass
3 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) Middleware
5 1 (7.14%) WPF
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 4 (28.57%) ERP
1 4 (28.57%) HOOD
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter
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