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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 27 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Retail 9 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.77% 3.00% 3.13%
As % of the General category 23.08% 8.33% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
Median daily rate £535 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £185 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £554 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -45.17%

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
39 84 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 16.32% 36.05% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 55 42
Median daily rate £455 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £212 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £11.33 £16.50 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.33% +32.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017, 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Retail.

1 4 (28.57%) Microservices
1 4 (28.57%) Personalization
2 3 (21.43%) SOA
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) BPEL
3 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) SAS
3 2 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 2 (14.29%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Governance
4 1 (7.14%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (7.14%) Guerrilla Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Remote Testing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 2 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (14.29%) SAS
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) DMZ
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) RFID
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Cabling Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Head of Development
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Audit Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Audit Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior User Experience Researcher
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Architect
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Microservices
1 4 (28.57%) Personalization
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) BPEL
3 2 (14.29%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) A/B Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.14%) Guerrilla Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) IT Audit
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Governance
4 1 (7.14%) Remote Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Sociology
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CISA
1 1 (7.14%) CISM
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos
2 1 (7.14%) EMC
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas