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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 28 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 104 95 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.65% 5.85% 5.18%
As % of the General category 16.88% 14.89% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 52 40
Median daily rate £425 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £599 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £17.25 £14.45
% change year-on-year
+218.84% +19.41%
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
616 638 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.46% 39.31% 34.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 349 253
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -8.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.98 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £18.89 £30.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 57 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (22.87%) E-Commerce
3 41 (18.39%) Finance
4 35 (15.70%) Banking
5 33 (14.80%) Project Management
6 28 (12.56%) Java
7 27 (12.11%) Oracle
7 27 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (11.21%) Retail Banking
9 22 (9.87%) Microsoft
10 20 (8.97%) PRINCE2
11 19 (8.52%) JavaScript
11 19 (8.52%) hybris
12 17 (7.62%) SDLC
13 16 (7.17%) CRM
14 15 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (6.73%) SQL
14 15 (6.73%) Programme Management
14 15 (6.73%) Business Analysis
15 14 (6.28%) XML
15 14 (6.28%) JIRA
16 13 (5.83%) Mobile Development
17 12 (5.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 12 (5.38%) CSS
17 12 (5.38%) Data Modelling
17 12 (5.38%) Marketing
17 12 (5.38%) Spring
18 11 (4.93%) Risk Management
18 11 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (4.93%) Online Banking

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 (1.35%) CMS
2 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
2 2 (0.90%) SAS
2 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.45%) Apache
3 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.45%) CICS
3 1 (0.45%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.45%) Confluence
3 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.48%) Oracle Retail
2 9 (4.04%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.90%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.90%) Magento
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
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 6 (2.69%) Firewall
2 3 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (1.35%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.90%) Intranet
3 2 (0.90%) Network Security
3 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.45%) LAN
4 1 (0.45%) MPLS
4 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.24%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (1.79%) DB2
4 4 (1.79%) MySQL
4 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.90%) QlikView
7 1 (0.45%) DataStage
7 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.45%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.45%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 14 (6.28%) JIRA
2 3 (1.35%) JMeter
2 3 (1.35%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.90%) Ant
3 2 (0.90%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.90%) JUnit
3 2 (0.90%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.90%) Mockito
3 2 (0.90%) Selenium
3 2 (0.90%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.90%) Xcode
3 2 (0.90%) Zephyr
4 1 (0.45%) eggPlant
4 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) Maven
4 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (18.39%) Finance
2 35 (15.70%) Banking
3 25 (11.21%) Retail Banking
4 12 (5.38%) Marketing
5 9 (4.04%) Billing
6 3 (1.35%) Front Office
6 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Back Office
7 1 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (24.22%) Analyst
2 43 (19.28%) Developer
3 42 (18.83%) Project Manager
4 30 (13.45%) Business Analyst
5 21 (9.42%) Architect
6 10 (4.48%) Consultant
6 10 (4.48%) Java Developer
6 10 (4.48%) Programme Manager
7 8 (3.59%) IT Manager
8 7 (3.14%) Test Manager
9 6 (2.69%) Banking Analyst
9 6 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (2.69%) Test Leader
9 6 (2.69%) Transformation Manager
10 5 (2.24%) Lead Architect
10 5 (2.24%) Process Analyst
10 5 (2.24%) Product Owner
10 5 (2.24%) Senior Developer
10 5 (2.24%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (2.24%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.28%) XML
2 12 (5.38%) CSS
2 12 (5.38%) Spring
3 11 (4.93%) jQuery
4 10 (4.48%) HTML
4 10 (4.48%) J2EE
4 10 (4.48%) XSLT
5 9 (4.04%) JDBC
6 7 (3.14%) Middleware
6 7 (3.14%) Web Services
7 6 (2.69%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.24%) .NET
8 5 (2.24%) JAXB
8 5 (2.24%) SOAP
9 4 (1.79%) JAX-WS
9 4 (1.79%) WSDL
10 3 (1.35%) Ajax
10 3 (1.35%) CSS3
10 3 (1.35%) HTML5
11 2 (0.90%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (4.93%) Online Banking
2 10 (4.48%) User Experience
3 8 (3.59%) FMCG
4 5 (2.24%) EPoS
5 4 (1.79%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.35%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.90%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.90%) Replication
8 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.45%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.45%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.45%) PKI
8 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.59%) Linux
2 4 (1.79%) Unix
3 3 (1.35%) Android
3 3 (1.35%) Windows
4 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.45%) CentOS
5 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.45%) Solaris
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (22.87%) E-Commerce
3 33 (14.80%) Project Management
4 27 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (8.97%) PRINCE2
6 17 (7.62%) SDLC
7 16 (7.17%) CRM
8 15 (6.73%) Business Analysis
8 15 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (6.73%) Programme Management
9 13 (5.83%) Mobile Development
10 12 (5.38%) Data Modelling
10 12 (5.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (4.93%) Risk Management
12 10 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (4.48%) Web Development
13 9 (4.04%) TDD
13 9 (4.04%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (4.04%) Time Management
13 9 (4.04%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.56%) Java
2 19 (8.52%) JavaScript
3 15 (6.73%) SQL
4 5 (2.24%) C#
4 5 (2.24%) PHP
5 3 (1.35%) Assembly Language
5 3 (1.35%) COBOL
5 3 (1.35%) Python
6 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.90%) Objective-C
6 2 (0.90%) Perl
6 2 (0.90%) Ruby
6 2 (0.90%) VBA
6 2 (0.90%) X++
7 1 (0.45%) C
7 1 (0.45%) Jython
7 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.45%) VB
7 1 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (1.79%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.35%) APMP
3 3 (1.35%) Degree
3 3 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.90%) CCNA
4 2 (0.90%) CCNP
4 2 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.90%) ISEB
4 2 (0.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.45%) CISM
5 1 (0.45%) GIAC
5 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.59%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.69%) 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 (12.11%) Oracle
2 22 (9.87%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.52%) hybris
4 7 (3.14%) HP
5 4 (1.79%) Axway
5 4 (1.79%) BroadVision
5 4 (1.79%) CheckPoint
5 4 (1.79%) Teradata
5 4 (1.79%) TIBCO
5 4 (1.79%) webMethods
6 3 (1.35%) Cisco
6 3 (1.35%) IBM
7 2 (0.90%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.90%) Cognos
7 2 (0.90%) Google
7 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.90%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.45%) Aprimo
8 1 (0.45%) Tableau
8 1 (0.45%) Talend
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