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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 29 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Retail 84 60 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.48% 4.86% 6.67%
As % of the General category 14.00% 13.45% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 39
Average daily rate
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£400 £379 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £185 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £580 £500
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 £16.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-46.77% +12.72%
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
600 446 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.16% 36.14% 38.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 251 189
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 22
Average hourly rate £15.98 £23.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.02% +59.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £15.85 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.79 £64.00 £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 72 (36.92%) Finance
2 47 (24.10%) Banking
3 40 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (20.00%) Oracle
5 35 (17.95%) E-Commerce
6 32 (16.41%) Retail Banking
7 27 (13.85%) Project Management
8 14 (7.18%) Business Analysis
9 13 (6.67%) SQL Server
10 12 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (6.15%) Microsoft
11 11 (5.64%) SQL
11 11 (5.64%) ITIL
11 11 (5.64%) Migration
11 11 (5.64%) Oracle Database
12 10 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (4.62%) PRINCE2
13 9 (4.62%) Data Modelling
13 9 (4.62%) Risk Management
14 8 (4.10%) SOA
14 8 (4.10%) Windows
14 8 (4.10%) .NET
14 8 (4.10%) ISEB
14 8 (4.10%) Oracle Retail
14 8 (4.10%) Marketing
15 7 (3.59%) Java
15 7 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (3.59%) Back Office
16 6 (3.08%) MVC
16 6 (3.08%) Firewall

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (2.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.54%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.54%) JBoss
2 3 (1.54%) Oracle BPEL
2 3 (1.54%) JCAPS
2 3 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.03%) Liferay
3 2 (1.03%) Apache
3 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.03%) SAS
4 1 (0.51%) CICS
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.51%) IIS
4 1 (0.51%) Confluence
4 1 (0.51%) Drupal
4 1 (0.51%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.51%) Lync
4 1 (0.51%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (3.08%) MS Office
2 5 (2.56%) MS Project
3 4 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.03%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.51%) SPSS
5 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.10%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.51%) Finacle
5 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.51%) Magento
5 1 (0.51%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.51%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.51%) SAP ECC
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.51%) Summit
5 1 (0.51%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.54%) Office 365
2 2 (1.03%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.51%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.08%) Firewall
2 3 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (0.51%) VPN
3 1 (0.51%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) SSH
3 1 (0.51%) Network Security
3 1 (0.51%) Junos
3 1 (0.51%) ATM
3 1 (0.51%) LAN
3 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.64%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.05%) MySQL
5 4 (2.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.54%) DB2
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.51%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.51%) MS Access
8 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Visual Studio
1 4 (2.05%) Toad
1 4 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.54%) LoadRunner
2 3 (1.54%) JMeter
3 1 (0.51%) NUnit
3 1 (0.51%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.51%) MSI
3 1 (0.51%) MSTest
3 1 (0.51%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.51%) WiX
3 1 (0.51%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
General
1 72 (36.92%) Finance
2 47 (24.10%) Banking
3 32 (16.41%) Retail Banking
4 8 (4.10%) Marketing
5 7 (3.59%) Back Office
6 3 (1.54%) Legal
6 3 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.54%) Billing
7 2 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 59 (30.26%) Analyst
2 45 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 35 (17.95%) Business Analyst
4 21 (10.77%) Developer
5 10 (5.13%) Architect
5 10 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (4.62%) Senior Business Analyst
7 8 (4.10%) Consultant
7 8 (4.10%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (3.08%) Senior Manager
9 5 (2.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (2.56%) Test Analyst
9 5 (2.56%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (2.56%) PMO Analyst
10 4 (2.05%) Designer
10 4 (2.05%) Trainer
10 4 (2.05%) Programme Manager
11 3 (1.54%) DBA
11 3 (1.54%) Support Engineer
11 3 (1.54%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.10%) .NET
2 6 (3.08%) Web Services
2 6 (3.08%) Middleware
2 6 (3.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (2.56%) EJB
4 4 (2.05%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.54%) HTML
5 3 (1.54%) JSP
5 3 (1.54%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.54%) SOAP
5 3 (1.54%) Spring
5 3 (1.54%) JSF
5 3 (1.54%) WSDL
5 3 (1.54%) JavaBeans
5 3 (1.54%) JPA
5 3 (1.54%) REST
6 2 (1.03%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.03%) RESTful
6 2 (1.03%) Apache Camel
6 2 (1.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.05%) User Experience
2 4 (2.05%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (1.54%) FMCG
4 2 (1.03%) Social Media
4 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.03%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.51%) W3C
5 1 (0.51%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.51%) VSAM
5 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.10%) Windows
2 3 (1.54%) UNIX
3 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.03%) Windows 2000
3 2 (1.03%) Windows NT
3 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Android
4 1 (0.51%) zOS
4 1 (0.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 35 (17.95%) E-Commerce
3 27 (13.85%) Project Management
4 14 (7.18%) Business Analysis
5 12 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (5.64%) ITIL
6 11 (5.64%) Migration
7 10 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (4.62%) PRINCE2
8 9 (4.62%) Data Modelling
8 9 (4.62%) Risk Management
9 8 (4.10%) SOA
10 6 (3.08%) ETL
10 6 (3.08%) CRM
10 6 (3.08%) MVC
10 6 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (3.08%) Data Migration
10 6 (3.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (3.08%) Target Operating Model
11 5 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.64%) SQL
2 7 (3.59%) Java
3 5 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.56%) C#
4 4 (2.05%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.54%) PHP
5 3 (1.54%) COBOL
5 3 (1.54%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.03%) X++
6 2 (1.03%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.51%) JCL
7 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.51%) Perl
7 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (4.10%) ISEB
2 6 (3.08%) Degree
3 3 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.54%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.54%) PMP
3 3 (1.54%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.03%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.51%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.56%) QA
2 3 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.51%) COBIT
4 1 (0.51%) SLA
4 1 (0.51%) FATCA
4 1 (0.51%) FINREP
System Software
1 4 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.03%) Squid
3 2 (1.03%) XenApp
3 2 (1.03%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.03%) SCCM
3 2 (1.03%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 39 (20.00%) Oracle
2 12 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.56%) VMware
3 5 (2.56%) hybris
4 4 (2.05%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.05%) SAP
5 3 (1.54%) Citrix
6 2 (1.03%) Cisco
6 2 (1.03%) Teradata
6 2 (1.03%) Actimize
7 1 (0.51%) Google
7 1 (0.51%) Zend
7 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.51%) Avaloq
7 1 (0.51%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.51%) Tableau
7 1 (0.51%) Talend
7 1 (0.51%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.51%) IBM
7 1 (0.51%) Juniper
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