The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 28 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail 7 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.76% 3.40% 7.86%
As % of the General category 13.21% 12.20% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Average daily rate
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£426 £425 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.29% +16.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £285 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £489 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-46.77% +12.72%
Retail
Merseyside

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

General Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
53 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 20.87% 27.89% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 17
Average daily rate £413 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £130 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £32.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.46% +227.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.11
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) QA
3 3 (18.75%) Project Governance
4 2 (12.50%) Appium
4 2 (12.50%) Apple Swift
4 2 (12.50%) CocoaPods
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Big Data
4 2 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (12.50%) UIKit
4 2 (12.50%) Android Development
4 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 2 (12.50%) Android
4 2 (12.50%) Core Animation
4 2 (12.50%) Open Source
4 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (12.50%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Teradata
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) Marketing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Essbase
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Xcode
1 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 2 (12.50%) Appium
1 2 (12.50%) CocoaPods
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Android Developer
3 2 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Teradata Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Teradata Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Cocoa
1 2 (12.50%) Core Animation
1 2 (12.50%) REST
1 2 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (12.50%) UIKit
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Animation
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Android
1 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Project Governance
4 2 (12.50%) Open Source
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) OOP
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) Android Development
4 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Development
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby
2 2 (12.50%) Apple Swift
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Apple
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Teradata
3 1 (6.25%) ATG
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