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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 57 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail 43 127 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.61% 6.52% 7.56%
As % of the General category 9.00% 18.38% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 69 76
Median daily rate £423 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
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
478 691 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.06% 35.49% 35.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 395 331
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £261 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 7
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £21.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -41.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.30 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +14.76%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Wigan -3 1 £450 +20.00% 1
Bury - 1 £525 - 2
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 37 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (20.67%) E-Commerce
3 30 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (16.00%) Oracle
4 24 (16.00%) Banking
5 22 (14.67%) Project Management
5 22 (14.67%) Finance
6 16 (10.67%) Java
7 13 (8.67%) JavaScript
7 13 (8.67%) SQL
7 13 (8.67%) hybris
7 13 (8.67%) Mobile Development
7 13 (8.67%) SDLC
8 11 (7.33%) HTML
9 10 (6.67%) PRINCE2
10 9 (6.00%) C#
10 9 (6.00%) Programme Management
10 9 (6.00%) Business Analysis
11 8 (5.33%) Marketing
11 8 (5.33%) Retail Banking
11 8 (5.33%) Android
11 8 (5.33%) Microsoft
11 8 (5.33%) Mentoring
11 8 (5.33%) Re-Platforming
11 8 (5.33%) Android Development
12 7 (4.67%) AngularJS
12 7 (4.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (4.67%) Linux
12 7 (4.67%) Test Scripting
13 6 (4.00%) Degree

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 3 (2.00%) CMS
1 3 (2.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.67%) Apache
2 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.67%) Commerce Server
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.67%) SAS
2 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (2.67%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.33%) Magento
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.67%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.00%) WAN
2 2 (1.33%) Internet
2 2 (1.33%) Network Security
3 1 (0.67%) Broadband
3 1 (0.67%) Firewall
3 1 (0.67%) LAN
3 1 (0.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.33%) MySQL
3 3 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.67%) JIRA
2 3 (2.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.33%) Selenium
3 2 (1.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.33%) Xcode
4 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.67%) JUnit
4 1 (0.67%) Mockito
4 1 (0.67%) MorphX
General
1 24 (16.00%) Banking
2 22 (14.67%) Finance
3 8 (5.33%) Marketing
3 8 (5.33%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.00%) Legal
6 2 (1.33%) Front Office
6 2 (1.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Back Office
7 1 (0.67%) Games
7 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (24.67%) Developer
2 28 (18.67%) Analyst
3 27 (18.00%) Project Manager
4 14 (9.33%) Business Analyst
5 11 (7.33%) Consultant
6 9 (6.00%) Lead Developer
7 8 (5.33%) Android Developer
8 7 (4.67%) Lead Android Developer
8 7 (4.67%) Programme Manager
9 6 (4.00%) IT Manager
10 5 (3.33%) Architect
10 5 (3.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Hybris Consultant
10 5 (3.33%) Retail Business Analyst
11 4 (2.67%) Content Manager
11 4 (2.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
11 4 (2.67%) Head of IT
11 4 (2.67%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (2.67%) Process Analyst
12 3 (2.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.33%) HTML
2 7 (4.67%) AngularJS
3 6 (4.00%) CSS
4 5 (3.33%) .NET
5 4 (2.67%) CSS3
5 4 (2.67%) HTML5
5 4 (2.67%) XML
6 3 (2.00%) jQuery
6 3 (2.00%) MCollective
6 3 (2.00%) Node.js
6 3 (2.00%) SOAP
7 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.33%) Cocoa
7 2 (1.33%) iOS SDK
7 2 (1.33%) JSP
7 2 (1.33%) REST
7 2 (1.33%) Web Services
8 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.67%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.00%) EPoS
2 5 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.67%) User Experience
4 3 (2.00%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.33%) Copywriting
5 2 (1.33%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.33%) FMCG
5 2 (1.33%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.33%) Replication
6 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.67%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.67%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.33%) Android
2 7 (4.67%) Linux
3 4 (2.67%) Unix
4 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Windows
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (20.67%) E-Commerce
3 30 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (14.67%) Project Management
5 13 (8.67%) Mobile Development
5 13 (8.67%) SDLC
6 10 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 9 (6.00%) Business Analysis
7 9 (6.00%) Programme Management
8 8 (5.33%) Android Development
8 8 (5.33%) Mentoring
8 8 (5.33%) Re-Platforming
9 7 (4.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (4.67%) Test Scripting
10 6 (4.00%) ERP
10 6 (4.00%) Migration
10 6 (4.00%) Regression Testing
11 5 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.33%) CRM
11 5 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.67%) Java
2 13 (8.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (8.67%) SQL
3 9 (6.00%) C#
4 5 (3.33%) PHP
4 5 (3.33%) Python
4 5 (3.33%) X++
5 3 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.00%) Perl
5 3 (2.00%) Ruby
5 3 (2.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.67%) C
7 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (4.00%) Degree
2 4 (2.67%) ISEB
2 4 (2.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.67%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.00%) Puppet
2 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (16.00%) Oracle
2 13 (8.67%) hybris
3 8 (5.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.67%) SAP
5 3 (2.00%) EPiServer
5 3 (2.00%) IBM
6 2 (1.33%) Cisco
6 2 (1.33%) Tableau
6 2 (1.33%) Teradata
7 1 (0.67%) Citrix
7 1 (0.67%) Cognos
7 1 (0.67%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.67%) HP
7 1 (0.67%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.67%) RedPrairie
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