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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 22 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing Retail 9 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.60% 8.53% 6.67%
As % of the General category 13.04% 25.00% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 4
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£363 £400 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £360 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £480 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -
Retail
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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
69 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 27.60% 34.11% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 10
Average daily rate £375 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.42 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -20.00%

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 30 March 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 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 4 (28.57%) ATG
1 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 3 (21.43%) Java EE
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) OOP
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Apple
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Cocoa
3 2 (14.29%) Xcode
3 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Animation
3 2 (14.29%) Android
3 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
3 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Appium
3 2 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 2 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (14.29%) UIKit
3 2 (14.29%) Android Development

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Xcode
1 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 2 (14.29%) Appium
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Android Developer
3 2 (14.29%) iOS Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Teradata Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Application Development Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Auditor
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Java EE
2 2 (14.29%) Core Animation
2 2 (14.29%) REST
2 2 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (14.29%) UIKit
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) Cocoa
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Animation
1 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) OOP
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 2 (14.29%) BDD
3 2 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 2 (14.29%) Android Development
3 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Business Development
4 1 (7.14%) WFM
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Online Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) ATG
2 2 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Teradata