The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 24 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Retail 112 123 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.04% 6.65% 5.96%
As % of the General category 19.08% 15.89% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 63 53
Median daily rate £425 £450 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £620 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £16.50 £12.96
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +27.31%
Retail
North West

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

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
587 774 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.66% 41.82% 33.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 431 249
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £33.64 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.89% +92.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.74 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.75 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.83 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-22.57% +14.80%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Manchester region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £255 - 1
Salford - 1 £350 - 2
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Retail.

1 54 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (22.07%) E-Commerce
3 36 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (15.77%) Finance
5 31 (13.96%) Banking
5 31 (13.96%) Project Management
6 27 (12.16%) Oracle
7 26 (11.71%) Java
8 24 (10.81%) Microsoft
9 22 (9.91%) PRINCE2
10 21 (9.46%) Retail Banking
11 19 (8.56%) CRM
12 18 (8.11%) hybris
13 17 (7.66%) Mobile Development
13 17 (7.66%) JavaScript
14 16 (7.21%) SQL
15 14 (6.31%) HTML
15 14 (6.31%) Business Analysis
16 13 (5.86%) Programme Management
16 13 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (5.41%) Linux
17 12 (5.41%) CSS
17 12 (5.41%) Marketing
18 11 (4.95%) XML
18 11 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (4.95%) SDLC
18 11 (4.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 10 (4.50%) JIRA
19 10 (4.50%) Test Scripting
19 10 (4.50%) User Experience

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (1.80%) CMS
2 3 (1.35%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.90%) Commerce Server
3 2 (0.90%) SAS
3 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.45%) Apache
4 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.45%) CICS
4 1 (0.45%) Confluence
4 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS Office
2 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.05%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (3.15%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.90%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.90%) Magento
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.45%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.45%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.25%) Firewall
2 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.90%) Internet
3 2 (0.90%) Network Security
3 2 (0.90%) WAN
4 1 (0.45%) Broadband
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.45%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.45%) LAN
4 1 (0.45%) MPLS
4 1 (0.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.25%) MySQL
4 4 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.80%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.90%) DB2
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.90%) QlikView
6 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.45%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.45%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 10 (4.50%) JIRA
2 2 (0.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.90%) JUnit
2 2 (0.90%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.90%) Mockito
2 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.90%) Xcode
3 1 (0.45%) Ant
3 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.45%) Maven
3 1 (0.45%) MorphX
3 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 35 (15.77%) Finance
2 31 (13.96%) Banking
3 21 (9.46%) Retail Banking
4 12 (5.41%) Marketing
5 9 (4.05%) Billing
6 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Front Office
8 1 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (22.07%) Developer
2 48 (21.62%) Analyst
3 45 (20.27%) Project Manager
4 27 (12.16%) Business Analyst
5 18 (8.11%) Architect
6 13 (5.86%) Consultant
7 9 (4.05%) Lead Developer
7 9 (4.05%) Programme Manager
8 8 (3.60%) Android Developer
8 8 (3.60%) IT Manager
9 7 (3.15%) Lead Android Developer
10 6 (2.70%) Java Developer
11 5 (2.25%) Agile Business Analyst
11 5 (2.25%) Head of IT
11 5 (2.25%) Hybris Consultant
11 5 (2.25%) Lead Architect
11 5 (2.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 5 (2.25%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.25%) Transformation Manager
12 4 (1.80%) Supply Chain Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.31%) HTML
2 12 (5.41%) CSS
3 11 (4.95%) XML
4 8 (3.60%) jQuery
4 8 (3.60%) Spring
5 7 (3.15%) AngularJS
5 7 (3.15%) Middleware
5 7 (3.15%) SOAP
5 7 (3.15%) XSLT
6 6 (2.70%) J2EE
6 6 (2.70%) JDBC
7 5 (2.25%) .NET
7 5 (2.25%) JAXB
7 5 (2.25%) Web Services
8 4 (1.80%) CSS3
8 4 (1.80%) HTML5
8 4 (1.80%) JAX-WS
8 4 (1.80%) WSDL
9 3 (1.35%) MCollective
9 3 (1.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.50%) User Experience
3 8 (3.60%) EPoS
3 8 (3.60%) FMCG
3 8 (3.60%) Online Banking
4 6 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.35%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.90%) Copywriting
6 2 (0.90%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.90%) Replication
7 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.45%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.45%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.41%) Linux
2 8 (3.60%) Android
3 7 (3.15%) Unix
4 3 (1.35%) Windows
4 3 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.45%) CentOS
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.45%) Solaris
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (22.07%) E-Commerce
3 36 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (13.96%) Project Management
5 22 (9.91%) PRINCE2
6 19 (8.56%) CRM
7 17 (7.66%) Mobile Development
8 14 (6.31%) Business Analysis
9 13 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (5.86%) Programme Management
10 11 (4.95%) SDLC
10 11 (4.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (4.50%) Test Scripting
12 9 (4.05%) Data Modelling
13 8 (3.60%) Android Development
13 8 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (3.60%) ERP
13 8 (3.60%) Mentoring
13 8 (3.60%) Re-Platforming
13 8 (3.60%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.71%) Java
2 17 (7.66%) JavaScript
3 16 (7.21%) SQL
4 6 (2.70%) C#
5 5 (2.25%) PHP
6 4 (1.80%) Python
6 4 (1.80%) X++
7 3 (1.35%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.35%) Perl
7 3 (1.35%) Ruby
8 2 (0.90%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.90%) VBA
9 1 (0.45%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.45%) C
9 1 (0.45%) COBOL
9 1 (0.45%) Jython
9 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.45%) VB
9 1 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (2.25%) Degree
3 4 (1.80%) APMP
3 4 (1.80%) ISEB
3 4 (1.80%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.25%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.15%) Puppet
2 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.45%) Graylog
3 1 (0.45%) Nagios
3 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.45%) yum
Vendors
1 27 (12.16%) Oracle
2 24 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.11%) hybris
4 4 (1.80%) Axway
4 4 (1.80%) BroadVision
4 4 (1.80%) IBM
4 4 (1.80%) SAP
4 4 (1.80%) TIBCO
4 4 (1.80%) webMethods
5 3 (1.35%) Cisco
5 3 (1.35%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.35%) HP
6 2 (0.90%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.90%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.90%) Citrix
6 2 (0.90%) Cognos
6 2 (0.90%) Google
6 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.90%) Teradata
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