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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
North West / Manchester
Rank 20 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail 85 110 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.42% 6.08% 6.70%
As % of the General category 21.14% 19.23% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 50 72
Median daily rate £425 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -45.17%

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
402 572 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.39% 31.62% 40.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 335 327
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 10
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.99 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.89% -0.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £17.64 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.39 £18.99 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +44.44%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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
Bury - 2 £431 - 1
Salford - 1 £105 - 1
Stockport - 1 £425 - 5
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 28 (20.44%) Finance
2 25 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (15.33%) Banking
4 20 (14.60%) E-Commerce
5 19 (13.87%) SQL
5 19 (13.87%) Oracle
6 16 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (10.22%) SAP
8 13 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (9.49%) Migration
9 12 (8.76%) Data Modelling
10 11 (8.03%) Project Management
10 11 (8.03%) Linux
11 10 (7.30%) Test Scripting
12 9 (6.57%) SAP Retail
12 9 (6.57%) Java
13 8 (5.84%) Analytics
13 8 (5.84%) SDLC
14 7 (5.11%) JavaScript
14 7 (5.11%) Windows
14 7 (5.11%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (4.38%) Microsoft
15 6 (4.38%) Mainframe
15 6 (4.38%) Python
15 6 (4.38%) MS Excel
15 6 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (4.38%) Unix
15 6 (4.38%) SQL Server
15 6 (4.38%) Retail Banking
15 6 (4.38%) Marketing

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 4 (2.92%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.19%) SAS
3 2 (1.46%) Apache
4 1 (0.73%) CICS
4 1 (0.73%) CMS
4 1 (0.73%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.73%) Drupal
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.46%) InDesign
2 2 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.46%) MS Project
2 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (6.57%) SAP Retail
2 4 (2.92%) SAP MDG
3 3 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.19%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (1.46%) Magento
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.73%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.73%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.19%) IaaS
3 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.46%) PaaS
4 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.92%) FTP
1 4 (2.92%) HTTP
1 4 (2.92%) HTTPS
1 4 (2.92%) SSL
2 1 (0.73%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.11%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.38%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.65%) MySQL
3 5 (3.65%) QlikView
4 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.19%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (1.46%) DB2
6 2 (1.46%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (1.46%) Power BI
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.73%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.73%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.38%) JIRA
2 3 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (2.19%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.19%) Hudson
2 3 (2.19%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.19%) Selenium
2 3 (2.19%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.46%) GoCD
3 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.73%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.73%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (20.44%) Finance
2 21 (15.33%) Banking
3 6 (4.38%) Marketing
3 6 (4.38%) Retail Banking
4 5 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.19%) Advertising
5 3 (2.19%) Legal
6 1 (0.73%) Front Office
6 1 (0.73%) Games
6 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (22.63%) Analyst
2 23 (16.79%) Developer
2 23 (16.79%) Project Manager
3 12 (8.76%) Business Analyst
4 11 (8.03%) Architect
4 11 (8.03%) Consultant
5 6 (4.38%) Data Architect
5 6 (4.38%) IT Manager
5 6 (4.38%) SAP Architect
6 5 (3.65%) Programme Manager
6 5 (3.65%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (3.65%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
6 5 (3.65%) SAP Retail Consultant
7 4 (2.92%) Data Analyst
7 4 (2.92%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (2.92%) Process Analyst
7 4 (2.92%) Tester
8 3 (2.19%) Banking Analyst
8 3 (2.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (2.19%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.65%) AngularJS
1 5 (3.65%) HTML
2 4 (2.92%) EDIFACT
2 4 (2.92%) JDBC
2 4 (2.92%) JMS
2 4 (2.92%) ODBC
2 4 (2.92%) Web Services
2 4 (2.92%) XML
3 3 (2.19%) CSS
4 2 (1.46%) .NET
4 2 (1.46%) CSS3
4 2 (1.46%) HTML5
4 2 (1.46%) Node.js
5 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.73%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.73%) J2EE
5 1 (0.73%) JSP
5 1 (0.73%) React
5 1 (0.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (4.38%) FMCG
1 6 (4.38%) Mainframe
2 3 (2.19%) User Experience
3 2 (1.46%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.46%) NHS
3 2 (1.46%) PACS
4 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.73%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.73%) Fintech
4 1 (0.73%) IPTV
4 1 (0.73%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.73%) Streaming Video
4 1 (0.73%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.03%) Linux
2 7 (5.11%) Windows
3 6 (4.38%) Unix
4 5 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.46%) Android
6 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.73%) CentOS
6 1 (0.73%) Fedora
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (14.60%) E-Commerce
3 16 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (9.49%) Migration
5 12 (8.76%) Data Modelling
6 11 (8.03%) Project Management
7 10 (7.30%) Test Scripting
8 8 (5.84%) Analytics
8 8 (5.84%) SDLC
9 6 (4.38%) Data Migration
9 6 (4.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (4.38%) Time Management
10 5 (3.65%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.65%) Data Integration
10 5 (3.65%) People Management
10 5 (3.65%) Scrum
11 4 (2.92%) Data Flow Diagram
11 4 (2.92%) Defect Management
11 4 (2.92%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.87%) SQL
2 9 (6.57%) Java
3 7 (5.11%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.38%) Python
5 4 (2.92%) ActionScript
5 4 (2.92%) ActionScript 2.0
5 4 (2.92%) ActionScript 3.0
5 4 (2.92%) C#
5 4 (2.92%) Perl
6 3 (2.19%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.19%) Korn
6 3 (2.19%) Ruby
7 2 (1.46%) Go
7 2 (1.46%) PHP
7 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.46%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.46%) X++
8 1 (0.73%) COBOL
8 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (2.92%) ISEB
2 2 (1.46%) Degree
2 2 (1.46%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.73%) PMP
3 1 (0.73%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.73%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) PMO
2 2 (1.46%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) Ansible
1 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.19%) Terraform
2 2 (1.46%) Puppet
3 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (13.87%) Oracle
2 14 (10.22%) SAP
3 6 (4.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.38%) Tableau
4 5 (3.65%) IBM
4 5 (3.65%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.92%) Axway
5 4 (2.92%) hybris
6 3 (2.19%) HP
7 2 (1.46%) Adobe
7 2 (1.46%) Google
7 2 (1.46%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.46%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.46%) Teradata
8 1 (0.73%) ATG
8 1 (0.73%) RedPrairie
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