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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 24 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 11 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.26% 2.76% 3.60%
As % of the General category 18.33% 11.11% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
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£413 £425 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +51.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £425 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +122.22%
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
60 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 23.26% 24.83% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 10
Average daily rate £413 £425 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +39.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £108 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +239.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 28 May 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 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 3 (16.67%) QA
3 3 (16.67%) Project Governance
4 2 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Big Data
4 2 (11.11%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (11.11%) UIKit
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) Core Animation
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (11.11%) Android Development
4 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 2 (11.11%) Appium
4 2 (11.11%) Apple Swift
4 2 (11.11%) CocoaPods
4 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Android
4 2 (11.11%) Marketing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Essbase
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 2 (11.11%) Appium
1 2 (11.11%) CocoaPods
1 2 (11.11%) Xcode
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) iOS Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Android Developer
3 2 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Resource Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Development Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) REST
1 2 (11.11%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (11.11%) UIKit
1 2 (11.11%) Core Animation
1 2 (11.11%) Cocoa
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Animation
2 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 2 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Project Governance
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) Android Development
4 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) OOP
4 2 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.56%) WFM
5 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Development
5 1 (5.56%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Ruby
2 2 (11.11%) Apple Swift
2 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Teradata
2 2 (11.11%) Apple
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) ATG