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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 21 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Retail 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.83% 2.61% 0.62%
As % of the General category 12.96% 11.11% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£650 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £14.13 £6.50
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +117.30%
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
54 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 29.51% 23.53% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 26
Average daily rate £300 £366 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.08% +11.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £251 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £8.58 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 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 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) ATG
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Java EE
2 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) Coaching
3 2 (9.52%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (9.52%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) Data Entry
3 2 (9.52%) Essbase
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Hyperion
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) OLAP
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Essbase
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) OLAP
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Consultant
1 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Data Entry Clerk
3 2 (9.52%) Hyperion Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Programme Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Application Development Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Application Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Java EE
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) Coaching
3 2 (9.52%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) Data Entry
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) ATG
2 2 (9.52%) Hyperion