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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 21 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 123 78 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.65% 5.96% 6.00%
As % of the General category 15.89% 17.97% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 53 41
Average daily rate
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£450 £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £570 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £396
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.96 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.31% -57.50%
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
774 434 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.82% 33.16% 35.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 249 194
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 23
Average hourly rate £33.64 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.74 £12.77 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £18.00 £17.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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
Stockport - 1 £350 - 1
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 88 (42.93%) Finance
2 66 (32.20%) Banking
3 43 (20.98%) Retail Banking
4 36 (17.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (16.10%) Oracle
6 30 (14.63%) E-Commerce
7 27 (13.17%) Project Management
8 19 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (7.32%) Business Analysis
10 13 (6.34%) Microsoft
10 13 (6.34%) Risk Management
11 12 (5.85%) Migration
12 11 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (5.37%) SQL
13 10 (4.88%) Data Migration
14 9 (4.39%) User Experience
14 9 (4.39%) ITIL
14 9 (4.39%) ETL
14 9 (4.39%) CRM
15 8 (3.90%) ISEB
15 8 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (3.90%) PRINCE2
15 8 (3.90%) HTML
15 8 (3.90%) Oracle Retail
16 7 (3.41%) HTML5
16 7 (3.41%) Matrix Management
16 7 (3.41%) MS Office
16 7 (3.41%) IBM
16 7 (3.41%) Data Modelling
16 7 (3.41%) Firewall

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (2.93%) SAS
2 5 (2.44%) CMS
2 5 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.46%) JBoss
4 2 (0.98%) Apache
4 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.98%) Liferay
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.49%) Lync
5 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (0.49%) WordPress
5 1 (0.49%) JCAPS
5 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.49%) CICS
5 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (3.41%) MS Office
2 6 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.93%) MS Project
3 5 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.90%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (2.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.46%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.49%) SAP ECC
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.49%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.49%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.46%) Office 365
1 3 (1.46%) SoftLayer
2 1 (0.49%) IaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.41%) Firewall
2 3 (1.46%) HTTP
3 2 (0.98%) Intranet
4 1 (0.49%) VPN
4 1 (0.49%) ATM
4 1 (0.49%) LAN
4 1 (0.49%) WAN
4 1 (0.49%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.49%) SSH
4 1 (0.49%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.49%) Network Security
4 1 (0.49%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.44%) MySQL
3 4 (1.95%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.95%) Base SAS
3 4 (1.95%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (1.46%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.98%) DB2
5 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.49%) MS Access
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.95%) TestDirector
2 3 (1.46%) LoadRunner
2 3 (1.46%) JMeter
3 2 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.49%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.49%) LSMW
4 1 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 88 (42.93%) Finance
2 66 (32.20%) Banking
3 43 (20.98%) Retail Banking
4 6 (2.93%) Marketing
5 5 (2.44%) Legal
6 4 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.46%) Back Office
8 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.98%) Publishing
8 2 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.49%) Billing
9 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (28.29%) Analyst
2 45 (21.95%) Project Manager
3 33 (16.10%) Business Analyst
4 26 (12.68%) Architect
5 14 (6.83%) Developer
6 11 (5.37%) Consultant
7 10 (4.88%) Designer
8 9 (4.39%) Programme Manager
9 7 (3.41%) Senior Manager
10 6 (2.93%) Test Analyst
10 6 (2.93%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (2.93%) UX Designer
10 6 (2.93%) PMO Analyst
11 5 (2.44%) IT Project Manager
11 5 (2.44%) Change Manager
11 5 (2.44%) Integration Architect
12 4 (1.95%) DBA
12 4 (1.95%) Senior Business Analyst
12 4 (1.95%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (1.95%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.90%) HTML
2 7 (3.41%) HTML5
3 4 (1.95%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (1.95%) Web Services
4 3 (1.46%) EJB
4 3 (1.46%) CSS
4 3 (1.46%) JSP
4 3 (1.46%) WSDL
4 3 (1.46%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (1.46%) Middleware
4 3 (1.46%) Hibernate
4 3 (1.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (1.46%) jQuery
4 3 (1.46%) JPA
4 3 (1.46%) Spring
4 3 (1.46%) JSF
4 3 (1.46%) SOAP
4 3 (1.46%) REST
5 2 (0.98%) CSS3
5 2 (0.98%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.39%) User Experience
2 5 (2.44%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.44%) FMCG
3 4 (1.95%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (1.95%) Mainframe
3 4 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.98%) Online Banking
4 2 (0.98%) Social Media
4 2 (0.98%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.49%) VSAM
5 1 (0.49%) EPoS
5 1 (0.49%) W3C
5 1 (0.49%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.93%) UNIX
2 5 (2.44%) Windows
3 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.98%) Windows 2000
3 2 (0.98%) Windows NT
3 2 (0.98%) Windows XP
3 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.49%) zOS
4 1 (0.49%) Android
4 1 (0.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (14.63%) E-Commerce
3 27 (13.17%) Project Management
4 19 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (7.32%) Business Analysis
6 13 (6.34%) Risk Management
7 12 (5.85%) Migration
8 11 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (4.88%) Data Migration
10 9 (4.39%) CRM
10 9 (4.39%) ETL
10 9 (4.39%) ITIL
11 8 (3.90%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.41%) Data Modelling
12 7 (3.41%) Matrix Management
13 6 (2.93%) Integration Testing
13 6 (2.93%) Validation
13 6 (2.93%) System Integration Testing
14 5 (2.44%) Target Operating Model
14 5 (2.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.37%) SQL
2 5 (2.44%) Java
3 4 (1.95%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.98%) PHP
4 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.98%) COBOL
4 2 (0.98%) Assembly Language
4 2 (0.98%) X++
5 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.49%) JCL
5 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.49%) C#
5 1 (0.49%) ABAP
5 1 (0.49%) VBA
5 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (3.90%) ISEB
2 6 (2.93%) Degree
3 3 (1.46%) PMP
3 3 (1.46%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.49%) VCDX
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.49%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.95%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.98%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) COBIT
3 1 (0.49%) FINREP
System Software
1 4 (1.95%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.46%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.98%) Squid
3 2 (0.98%) XenApp
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.49%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.93%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.44%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 2 (0.98%) SCCM
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 33 (16.10%) Oracle
2 13 (6.34%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.41%) IBM
4 6 (2.93%) VMware
4 6 (2.93%) hybris
5 4 (1.95%) Teradata
5 4 (1.95%) SAP
5 4 (1.95%) Cisco
6 3 (1.46%) Citrix
7 2 (0.98%) HP
7 2 (0.98%) Tableau
8 1 (0.49%) Talend
8 1 (0.49%) Actian
8 1 (0.49%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.49%) Telerik
8 1 (0.49%) Juniper
8 1 (0.49%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.49%) Sophos
8 1 (0.49%) Adobe
Manchester
Mason Frank
Rate: £140 - £160 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per month
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Stalybridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: £450-500/day
Posted: 26 days ago