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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 17 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 12 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.19% 1.26% 1.96%
As % of the General category 20.34% 4.26% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£538 £393 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.94% +20.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £383 £385
% change year-on-year
+10.45% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +13.04%
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
59 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 30.41% 29.56% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 29
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £176 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £473 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £8.58 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 October 2014, 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 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) ATG
5 2 (8.70%) Essbase
5 2 (8.70%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) UNIX
5 2 (8.70%) Windows
5 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Hyperion
5 2 (8.70%) Java EE
5 2 (8.70%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Coaching
5 2 (8.70%) Data Entry
6 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
6 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Big Data
6 1 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Essbase
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) OLAP
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Hyperion Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Data Entry Clerk
5 2 (8.70%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Java EE
2 1 (4.35%) MDX
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) Coaching
4 2 (8.70%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) Data Entry
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Use Case
5 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Hyperion
1 2 (8.70%) ATG
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