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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 27 20 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Contract jobs citing Retail 114 97 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.25% 6.84% 4.32%
As % of the General category 19.52% 17.48% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 75 31
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £241 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £540 £500
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 £23.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +56.62%
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
584 555 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.04% 39.11% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 325 197
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £566 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Average hourly rate £17.90 £19.00 £8.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.78% +117.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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
Wigan +1 2 £450 +22.03%
Altrincham - 1 £390 -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 80 (31.75%) Finance
2 74 (29.37%) Banking
3 57 (22.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 57 (22.62%) Retail Banking
4 44 (17.46%) Oracle
5 42 (16.67%) SQL
6 28 (11.11%) Project Management
6 28 (11.11%) Migration
7 27 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (10.71%) E-Commerce
8 26 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (9.13%) Microsoft
10 19 (7.54%) ETL
10 19 (7.54%) Risk Management
11 18 (7.14%) MS Excel
11 18 (7.14%) Test Strategy
11 18 (7.14%) QA
12 17 (6.75%) Test Scripting
12 17 (6.75%) JavaScript
13 16 (6.35%) Non-Functional Testing
14 15 (5.95%) Java
14 15 (5.95%) Windows
15 14 (5.56%) HTML
15 14 (5.56%) SQL Server
15 14 (5.56%) SAS
15 14 (5.56%) HTML5
16 13 (5.16%) Test Management
16 13 (5.16%) MS Office
17 12 (4.76%) ITIL
18 11 (4.37%) CSS

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (5.56%) SAS
2 10 (3.97%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.38%) CMS
4 4 (1.59%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.19%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.79%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.79%) JBoss
6 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.79%) WildFly
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.40%) CICS
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.40%) Node.js
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.16%) MS Office
3 3 (1.19%) MS Project
4 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.59%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (1.19%) Magento
5 2 (0.79%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.40%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) IaaS
1 1 (0.40%) Office 365
1 1 (0.40%) PaaS
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.59%) Firewall
1 4 (1.59%) Intranet
2 3 (1.19%) IP Telephony
2 3 (1.19%) WAN
3 2 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (0.79%) Internet
3 2 (0.79%) LAN
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.40%) DNS
4 1 (0.40%) HTTP
4 1 (0.40%) MPLS
4 1 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.40%) SSL
4 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.37%) Oracle ODI
3 10 (3.97%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.79%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.79%) DataStage
7 2 (0.79%) DB2
7 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.79%) MySQL
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (2.78%) JIRA
3 7 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.38%) Toad
5 4 (1.59%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.59%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.19%) JMeter
6 3 (1.19%) Subversion
7 2 (0.79%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.79%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.79%) Selenium
7 2 (0.79%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.40%) Ant
8 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.40%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.40%) LSMW
8 1 (0.40%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.40%) NUnit
8 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 80 (31.75%) Finance
2 74 (29.37%) Banking
3 57 (22.62%) Retail Banking
4 6 (2.38%) Marketing
5 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.19%) Front Office
6 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.79%) Back Office
7 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.79%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (28.97%) Analyst
2 34 (13.49%) Architect
3 32 (12.70%) Project Manager
4 24 (9.52%) Developer
5 23 (9.13%) Business Analyst
6 20 (7.94%) Test Manager
7 18 (7.14%) Test Analyst
8 15 (5.95%) Consultant
9 11 (4.37%) Designer
9 11 (4.37%) Performance Manager
9 11 (4.37%) Performance Test Manager
10 10 (3.97%) Banking Analyst
11 9 (3.57%) Programme Manager
12 8 (3.17%) SAS Analyst
12 8 (3.17%) Senior Manager
12 8 (3.17%) Tester
13 7 (2.78%) Data Analyst
13 7 (2.78%) Risk Analyst
14 6 (2.38%) Change Manager
14 6 (2.38%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.56%) HTML
1 14 (5.56%) HTML5
2 11 (4.37%) CSS
3 9 (3.57%) J2EE
3 9 (3.57%) jQuery
3 9 (3.57%) XML
4 8 (3.17%) .NET
5 5 (1.98%) CSS3
6 4 (1.59%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (1.19%) Ajax
7 3 (1.19%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.19%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (1.19%) SOAP
7 3 (1.19%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.79%) JSON
8 2 (0.79%) Mason
8 2 (0.79%) Spring
8 2 (0.79%) WAP
8 2 (0.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.37%) Credit Risk
3 7 (2.78%) User Experience
4 6 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.98%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.98%) FMCG
5 5 (1.98%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.19%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.79%) EPoS
8 2 (0.79%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.79%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.79%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.79%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.40%) Clustering
9 1 (0.40%) Life Science
9 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.40%) Replication
9 1 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.95%) Windows
2 7 (2.78%) Unix
3 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.19%) Linux
4 3 (1.19%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (22.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (11.11%) Migration
2 28 (11.11%) Project Management
3 27 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (10.71%) E-Commerce
4 19 (7.54%) ETL
4 19 (7.54%) Risk Management
5 18 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 17 (6.75%) Test Scripting
7 16 (6.35%) Non-Functional Testing
8 13 (5.16%) Test Management
9 12 (4.76%) ITIL
10 11 (4.37%) Data Migration
10 11 (4.37%) Portfolio Management
11 9 (3.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 9 (3.57%) Performance Testing
11 9 (3.57%) Risk Analysis
11 9 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (3.57%) Waterfall
12 8 (3.17%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.67%) SQL
2 17 (6.75%) JavaScript
3 15 (5.95%) Java
4 7 (2.78%) C#
5 5 (1.98%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.59%) C++
7 3 (1.19%) PHP
8 2 (0.79%) Assembly Language
8 2 (0.79%) COBOL
8 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.40%) ABAP
9 1 (0.40%) ES6
9 1 (0.40%) Python
9 1 (0.40%) Ruby
9 1 (0.40%) Scala
9 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.40%) VBA
9 1 (0.40%) X++
9 1 (0.40%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (3.97%) ISEB
2 5 (1.98%) Degree
2 5 (1.98%) ISTQB
2 5 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.19%) CCNA
3 3 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.79%) CCNP
4 2 (0.79%) PhD
5 1 (0.40%) APMP
5 1 (0.40%) CCIE
5 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.40%) FATCA
2 1 (0.40%) IAS 39
2 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.38%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 4 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.79%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (17.46%) Oracle
2 23 (9.13%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.38%) HP
3 6 (2.38%) IBM
4 4 (1.59%) Apple
4 4 (1.59%) Cisco
4 4 (1.59%) hybris
4 4 (1.59%) Teradata
5 2 (0.79%) CheckPoint
5 2 (0.79%) Cloudera
5 2 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.79%) SAP
5 2 (0.79%) SolarWinds
5 2 (0.79%) Telerik
5 2 (0.79%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 1 (0.40%) CA
6 1 (0.40%) Cognos
6 1 (0.40%) IronPort
6 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.40%) Tableau
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