The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 11 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 4.88% 6.45% -
As % of the General category 9.09% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £26.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +77.05%
Retail
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Macclesfield region.

General Category
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
22 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 53.66% 38.71% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 13
Average daily rate £500 £505 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +34.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £489 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £521 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Macclesfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Macclesfield region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

Retail
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft