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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 22 8 20
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing Retail 7 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.17% 11.67% 4.62%
As % of the General category 10.45% 28.00% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 4
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£438 £400 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +23.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.54 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+64.75% -11.42%
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
67 50 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 30.32% 41.67% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 34 14
Average daily rate £350 £360 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +11.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.42 £15.77 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.24% +57.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.43 £24.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -10.18%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 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 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (26.67%) ATG
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) Java EE
4 2 (13.33%) Animation
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Core Animation
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Android
4 2 (13.33%) Data Entry
4 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) Appium
4 2 (13.33%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (13.33%) UIKit
4 2 (13.33%) Android Development
4 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
4 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (13.33%) REST
4 2 (13.33%) Apple
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) OOP
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (13.33%) Cocoa

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Xcode
1 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (13.33%) Appium
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Consultant
1 2 (13.33%) Architect
1 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Developer
1 2 (13.33%) Data Entry Clerk
1 2 (13.33%) Android Developer
1 2 (13.33%) iOS Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Application Development Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (6.67%) Planning Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Application Development Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Resource Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Hyperion Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Java EE
2 2 (13.33%) Core Animation
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (13.33%) UIKit
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Animation
1 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) OOP
3 2 (13.33%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) Android Development
3 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
3 2 (13.33%) Data Entry
3 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Business Development
4 1 (6.67%) WFM
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) ATG
2 2 (13.33%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) Hyperion