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 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 34 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Contract jobs citing Retail 3 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.06% 7.37% 5.62%
As % of the General category 4.17% 20.29% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.14% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.96 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.31% -57.50%
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
72 69 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 25.35% 36.32% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 36
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £26.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.71% +165.00%
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 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 4 September 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 4 (28.57%) SQL
1 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) QA
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
3 2 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) SAS
3 2 (14.29%) Teradata
3 2 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 2 (14.29%) Big Data
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Campaign Management
4 1 (7.14%) Essbase
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Online Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Office 365
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Essbase
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Teradata Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Teradata Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Change Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) SOA
2 2 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Campaign Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Online Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Teradata
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle