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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 44 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.91% 0.25% -
As % of the General category 3.74% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+134.37% -48.38%
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
107 77 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.43% 19.25% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 48 65
Median daily rate £350 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £252 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 7
Median hourly rate £27.00 £37.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £16.30 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.97 £47.80 £30.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - 2 £300 - 3
Preston - 1 - - 1
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Smart Meter
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) CMS
3 1 (11.11%) Games
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Mitel
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) NEC
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) JCL
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) eggPlant

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) eggPlant
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Migration Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Process Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Smart Meter
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Data Management
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) Energy Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) COBOL
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JCL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) HP ASE
1 1 (11.11%) HP MASE
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Mitel
1 1 (11.11%) NEC
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