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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 24 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Retail 86 68 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.66% 5.41% 7.72%
As % of the General category 14.08% 15.42% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 38 34
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £525 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £9.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-56.00% +122.22%
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
611 441 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 40.20% 35.06% 36.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 242 161
Average daily rate £390 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £168 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 19
Average hourly rate £15.98 £23.50 £14.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.02% +67.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £12.25 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £112.00 £79.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

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 27 May 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury -1 1 £225 +80.00% 4
Bolton - 1 £500 - 1
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 62 (33.16%) Finance
2 42 (22.46%) Banking
3 40 (21.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (21.39%) Oracle
4 28 (14.97%) E-Commerce
4 28 (14.97%) Retail Banking
5 27 (14.44%) Project Management
6 15 (8.02%) SQL
7 12 (6.42%) SQL Server
7 12 (6.42%) Migration
8 11 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 11 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 11 (5.88%) Oracle Retail
8 11 (5.88%) Oracle Database
9 9 (4.81%) ITIL
10 8 (4.28%) MS Project
10 8 (4.28%) .NET
10 8 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.28%) Data Modelling
10 8 (4.28%) CRM
10 8 (4.28%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (4.28%) QA
10 8 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (3.74%) SDLC
11 7 (3.74%) Marketing
11 7 (3.74%) Risk Management
11 7 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (3.74%) MS Office
11 7 (3.74%) PRINCE2
11 7 (3.74%) Windows

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (2.14%) SAS
2 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.60%) Oracle BPEL
2 3 (1.60%) JCAPS
2 3 (1.60%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.07%) CMS
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.53%) Drupal
4 1 (0.53%) IIS
4 1 (0.53%) CICS
4 1 (0.53%) Node.js
4 1 (0.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (4.28%) MS Project
2 7 (3.74%) MS Office
3 5 (2.67%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.60%) SPSS
6 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (5.88%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (2.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.60%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.60%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.53%) Finacle
4 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.53%) Magento
4 1 (0.53%) SAP PLM
4 1 (0.53%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.53%) SAP ECC
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.53%) Summit
4 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.07%) Office 365
1 2 (1.07%) SoftLayer
2 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.53%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.07%) Firewall
2 1 (0.53%) SSH
2 1 (0.53%) Network Security
2 1 (0.53%) ATM
2 1 (0.53%) LAN
2 1 (0.53%) WAN
2 1 (0.53%) HTTP
2 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.14%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.07%) MS Access
7 2 (1.07%) DB2
7 2 (1.07%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.53%) MySQL
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.53%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.53%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Visual Studio
1 5 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.14%) Toad
2 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.60%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.60%) JMeter
4 2 (1.07%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.07%) Selenium
4 2 (1.07%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.53%) WiX
5 1 (0.53%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.53%) MSI
5 1 (0.53%) NUnit
5 1 (0.53%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.53%) MSTest
5 1 (0.53%) Axure RP
General
1 62 (33.16%) Finance
2 42 (22.46%) Banking
3 28 (14.97%) Retail Banking
4 7 (3.74%) Marketing
5 5 (2.67%) Billing
5 5 (2.67%) Back Office
6 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.07%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 54 (28.88%) Analyst
2 46 (24.60%) Project Manager
3 31 (16.58%) Business Analyst
4 21 (11.23%) Developer
5 11 (5.88%) Architect
6 10 (5.35%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (4.81%) Senior Business Analyst
7 9 (4.81%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (4.28%) Consultant
9 7 (3.74%) Test Analyst
9 7 (3.74%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 7 (3.74%) Senior Manager
10 6 (3.21%) Senior Project Manager
11 4 (2.14%) Change Analyst
11 4 (2.14%) Trainer
11 4 (2.14%) Tester
11 4 (2.14%) Test Leader
12 3 (1.60%) Oracle Analyst
12 3 (1.60%) Oracle Architect
12 3 (1.60%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.28%) .NET
2 6 (3.21%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (2.67%) Web Services
4 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.14%) Middleware
5 3 (1.60%) EJB
5 3 (1.60%) HTML
5 3 (1.60%) JavaBeans
6 2 (1.07%) XML
6 2 (1.07%) CSS
6 2 (1.07%) SOAP
6 2 (1.07%) WCF
6 2 (1.07%) RESTful
6 2 (1.07%) JSON
6 2 (1.07%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.07%) jQuery
7 1 (0.53%) Laravel
7 1 (0.53%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.53%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.53%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.14%) User Experience
3 3 (1.60%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.07%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.53%) Social Media
5 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.53%) VSAM
5 1 (0.53%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.74%) Windows
2 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.07%) UNIX
3 2 (1.07%) Windows 2000
3 2 (1.07%) Windows NT
3 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.07%) Android
3 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.53%) zOS
4 1 (0.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (14.97%) E-Commerce
3 27 (14.44%) Project Management
4 12 (6.42%) Migration
5 11 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 9 (4.81%) ITIL
7 8 (4.28%) CRM
7 8 (4.28%) Data Modelling
7 8 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (4.28%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (3.74%) PRINCE2
8 7 (3.74%) Risk Management
8 7 (3.74%) SDLC
9 6 (3.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (3.21%) Regression Testing
9 6 (3.21%) ETL
10 5 (2.67%) SOA
10 5 (2.67%) Change Management
10 5 (2.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.02%) SQL
2 5 (2.67%) C#
2 5 (2.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.14%) Java
4 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.60%) PHP
5 2 (1.07%) COBOL
6 1 (0.53%) Perl
6 1 (0.53%) VBA
6 1 (0.53%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.53%) JCL
6 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.53%) X++
6 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.21%) Degree
2 5 (2.67%) ISEB
3 3 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.60%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.07%) PMP
4 2 (1.07%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) QA
2 2 (1.07%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.53%) COBIT
3 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) FATCA
3 1 (0.53%) FINREP
System Software
1 4 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.07%) XenApp
2 2 (1.07%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.07%) SCCM
3 2 (1.07%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 40 (21.39%) Oracle
2 11 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.21%) SAP
4 4 (2.14%) VMware
5 3 (1.60%) Citrix
5 3 (1.60%) hybris
6 2 (1.07%) Actimize
7 1 (0.53%) Google
7 1 (0.53%) Zend
7 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.53%) Avaloq
7 1 (0.53%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.53%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.53%) Teradata
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe
7 1 (0.53%) HP
7 1 (0.53%) Business Objects
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £384 - £400 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 27 days ago