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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 16 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing Retail 109 92 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.67% 7.83% 5.43%
As % of the General category 22.11% 21.60% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 48 36
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£380 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £283 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £608 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £383 £385
% change year-on-year
+10.45% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £9.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +13.04%
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
493 426 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.67% 36.26% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 200 210
Average daily rate £375 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 26
Average hourly rate £12.77 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £23.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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
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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
Bolton +2 1 - - 1
Bury - 1 £175 - 6
Cheadle - - - - 1
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Sale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 48 (27.43%) Oracle
2 42 (24.00%) Finance
3 28 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (15.43%) Oracle Retail
5 26 (14.86%) Project Management
6 24 (13.71%) E-Commerce
7 22 (12.57%) .NET
7 22 (12.57%) Banking
8 19 (10.86%) C#
9 17 (9.71%) SQL Server
9 17 (9.71%) OO
9 17 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (8.00%) Microsoft
10 14 (8.00%) HTML
10 14 (8.00%) SQL
10 14 (8.00%) Retail Banking
11 13 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (6.86%) MVC
12 12 (6.86%) JavaScript
12 12 (6.86%) CSS
13 10 (5.71%) Web Services
13 10 (5.71%) SOA
13 10 (5.71%) Business Analysis
14 9 (5.14%) Scrum
14 9 (5.14%) ASP.NET
14 9 (5.14%) Visual Studio
14 9 (5.14%) PHP
14 9 (5.14%) IBM
15 8 (4.57%) MS Project
15 8 (4.57%) PRINCE2

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 (2.29%) CMS
2 3 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (1.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.71%) SAS
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (1.14%) JBoss
3 2 (1.14%) Apache
3 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.14%) WordPress
3 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.57%) Drupal
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.57%) IIS
4 1 (0.57%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (4.57%) MS Excel
1 8 (4.57%) MS Project
2 6 (3.43%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.71%) MS Office
3 3 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.14%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.57%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 27 (15.43%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (2.86%) Magento
3 2 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.57%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.57%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.57%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) SaaS
1 2 (1.14%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) IaaS
2 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.14%) HTTP
2 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (2.29%) MySQL
4 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.71%) DB2
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.14%) Big Data
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.57%) QlikView
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.57%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.57%) OLAP
6 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (5.14%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.57%) JIRA
3 7 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.43%) Zephyr
5 4 (2.29%) MSTest
5 4 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.29%) Selenium
5 4 (2.29%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (1.71%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.71%) Subversion
7 2 (1.14%) Introscope
7 2 (1.14%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (24.00%) Finance
2 22 (12.57%) Banking
3 14 (8.00%) Retail Banking
4 6 (3.43%) Back Office
5 4 (2.29%) Billing
6 3 (1.71%) Marketing
7 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.14%) Front Office
8 1 (0.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 47 (26.86%) Analyst
2 38 (21.71%) Developer
3 29 (16.57%) Business Analyst
4 21 (12.00%) Project Manager
5 16 (9.14%) Consultant
6 15 (8.57%) Architect
7 13 (7.43%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.71%) Oracle Consultant
9 9 (5.14%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.57%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
11 7 (4.00%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.43%) Test Leader
12 6 (3.43%) Test Analyst
13 5 (2.86%) Programme Manager
13 5 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (2.86%) Oracle Analyst
14 4 (2.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 4 (2.29%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.57%) .NET
2 14 (8.00%) HTML
3 12 (6.86%) CSS
4 10 (5.71%) Web Services
5 9 (5.14%) ASP.NET
6 7 (4.00%) WCF
6 7 (4.00%) WPF
7 6 (3.43%) LINQ
8 5 (2.86%) jQuery
8 5 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (2.86%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (2.86%) WinForms
9 4 (2.29%) Middleware
9 4 (2.29%) XML
10 3 (1.71%) LAMP
10 3 (1.71%) SOAP
10 3 (1.71%) HTML5
10 3 (1.71%) Xamarin.iOS
11 2 (1.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.43%) Mainframe
3 5 (2.86%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (2.29%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.71%) FMCG
5 3 (1.71%) Clustering
6 2 (1.14%) User Experience
7 1 (0.57%) Open Source
7 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.57%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.57%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.57%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.00%) Windows
2 4 (2.29%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.71%) Android
3 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.71%) Linux
4 2 (1.14%) zOS
4 2 (1.14%) SUSE
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (14.86%) Project Management
3 24 (13.71%) E-Commerce
4 17 (9.71%) OO
4 17 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (6.86%) MVC
6 10 (5.71%) SOA
6 10 (5.71%) Business Analysis
7 9 (5.14%) Scrum
8 8 (4.57%) PRINCE2
8 8 (4.57%) Integration Testing
9 7 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (3.43%) Test Strategy
10 6 (3.43%) Migration
10 6 (3.43%) ERP
10 6 (3.43%) Data Modelling
11 5 (2.86%) Regression Testing
11 5 (2.86%) ITIL
11 5 (2.86%) Supplier Management
12 4 (2.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.86%) C#
2 14 (8.00%) SQL
3 12 (6.86%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.14%) PHP
5 5 (2.86%) VBA
6 4 (2.29%) Java
7 3 (1.71%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.71%) VB
7 3 (1.71%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.14%) VB6
8 2 (1.14%) X++
8 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.14%) VBScript
9 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.57%) C
9 1 (0.57%) COBOL
9 1 (0.57%) XAML
9 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (1.14%) ISEB
1 2 (1.14%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (0.57%) CRISC
2 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.57%) MCSE
2 1 (0.57%) CISSP
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.57%) CISM
2 1 (0.57%) GIAC
2 1 (0.57%) MCTS
2 1 (0.57%) MCITP
2 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.14%) Firmware
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.14%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (1.14%) SCCM
1 2 (1.14%) CA Wily
1 2 (1.14%) Puppet
2 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (27.43%) Oracle
2 14 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.14%) IBM
4 8 (4.57%) ServiceNow
5 5 (2.86%) SAP
5 5 (2.86%) VMware
6 3 (1.71%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.71%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.14%) FatWire
7 2 (1.14%) HP
7 2 (1.14%) Citrix
7 2 (1.14%) CA
7 2 (1.14%) Retek
8 1 (0.57%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.57%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.57%) Adobe
8 1 (0.57%) Google
8 1 (0.57%) hybris
8 1 (0.57%) Facebook
8 1 (0.57%) Twitter
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