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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 27 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 108 93 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.86% 5.65% 5.19%
As % of the General category 17.31% 13.66% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 54 42
Median daily rate £405 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -33.33%
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
624 681 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.84% 41.35% 32.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 332 247
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Median hourly rate £29.25 £18.75 £18.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% +2.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £15.55 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £32.10 £96.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.19 £25.00 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -0.15%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Wigan - 2 £431 - 2
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 49 (22.17%) Finance
2 46 (20.81%) Banking
3 42 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (17.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (16.29%) E-Commerce
6 35 (15.84%) Oracle
6 35 (15.84%) Retail Banking
7 32 (14.48%) SQL
8 27 (12.22%) Project Management
9 23 (10.41%) Microsoft
10 19 (8.60%) Java
11 18 (8.14%) QA
12 17 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
12 17 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (7.24%) Migration
14 15 (6.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 14 (6.33%) JIRA
15 14 (6.33%) Risk Management
15 14 (6.33%) JavaScript
15 14 (6.33%) ETL
16 13 (5.88%) CRM
16 13 (5.88%) XML
16 13 (5.88%) PRINCE2
16 13 (5.88%) Test Scripting
17 12 (5.43%) SDLC
17 12 (5.43%) Test Strategy
17 12 (5.43%) Data Modelling
17 12 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
18 11 (4.98%) Business Analysis
18 11 (4.98%) Oracle ODI

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 7 (3.17%) SAS
2 4 (1.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.90%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.45%) Apache
4 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.45%) CICS
4 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.81%) MS Office
3 2 (0.90%) MS Project
4 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.07%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (3.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (3.62%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.90%) Magento
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.45%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.45%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.45%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.45%) IaaS
2 1 (0.45%) PaaS
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.26%) Firewall
2 3 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (1.36%) Intranet
2 3 (1.36%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.90%) MPLS
3 2 (0.90%) WAN
4 1 (0.45%) HTTP
4 1 (0.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.98%) Oracle ODI
2 10 (4.52%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.71%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.36%) DB2
7 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.45%) Big Data
8 1 (0.45%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (0.45%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (0.45%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (0.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (6.33%) JIRA
2 5 (2.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (2.26%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.81%) LoadRunner
3 4 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.81%) Toad
4 3 (1.36%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.36%) JMeter
4 3 (1.36%) Selenium
5 2 (0.90%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.90%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.45%) Ant
6 1 (0.45%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.45%) Subversion
6 1 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 49 (22.17%) Finance
2 46 (20.81%) Banking
3 35 (15.84%) Retail Banking
4 9 (4.07%) Billing
5 5 (2.26%) Marketing
6 3 (1.36%) Front Office
6 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.90%) Legal
7 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (30.77%) Analyst
2 34 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 28 (12.67%) Business Analyst
3 28 (12.67%) Developer
4 23 (10.41%) Architect
5 21 (9.50%) Test Manager
6 11 (4.98%) Performance Manager
6 11 (4.98%) Performance Test Manager
7 10 (4.52%) Consultant
7 10 (4.52%) Test Analyst
8 8 (3.62%) Data Analyst
8 8 (3.62%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (3.62%) Java Developer
8 8 (3.62%) QA Manager
8 8 (3.62%) QA Test Manager
9 7 (3.17%) Banking Analyst
9 7 (3.17%) Process Analyst
9 7 (3.17%) Test Leader
10 5 (2.26%) Technical Manager
10 5 (2.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.88%) XML
2 10 (4.52%) J2EE
2 10 (4.52%) Spring
3 9 (4.07%) CSS
3 9 (4.07%) JDBC
3 9 (4.07%) XSLT
4 7 (3.17%) jQuery
5 6 (2.71%) HTML
5 6 (2.71%) Web Services
6 5 (2.26%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.26%) Middleware
6 5 (2.26%) SOAP
7 4 (1.81%) JAXB
7 4 (1.81%) JAX-WS
7 4 (1.81%) WSDL
8 2 (0.90%) .NET
8 2 (0.90%) HTML5
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.90%) WAP
9 1 (0.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.98%) Online Banking
3 10 (4.52%) FMCG
4 5 (2.26%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.81%) EPoS
5 4 (1.81%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.81%) User Experience
6 3 (1.36%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.90%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.90%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.90%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.45%) Clustering
8 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.45%) PKI
8 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.45%) Replication
8 1 (0.45%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.45%) Statistics
8 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.07%) Windows
2 6 (2.71%) Linux
3 4 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.36%) Unix
5 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.45%) Solaris
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (17.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (16.29%) E-Commerce
4 27 (12.22%) Project Management
5 17 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
6 16 (7.24%) Migration
7 15 (6.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 14 (6.33%) ETL
8 14 (6.33%) Risk Management
9 13 (5.88%) CRM
9 13 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 13 (5.88%) Test Scripting
10 12 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (5.43%) Data Modelling
10 12 (5.43%) SDLC
10 12 (5.43%) Test Strategy
11 11 (4.98%) Business Analysis
12 10 (4.52%) ITIL
12 10 (4.52%) Test Management
13 8 (3.62%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.48%) SQL
2 19 (8.60%) Java
3 14 (6.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.81%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.36%) Assembly Language
5 3 (1.36%) COBOL
6 2 (0.90%) VBA
7 1 (0.45%) C#
7 1 (0.45%) C++
7 1 (0.45%) PHP
7 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.45%) Python
7 1 (0.45%) Ruby
7 1 (0.45%) Scala
7 1 (0.45%) X++
7 1 (0.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (1.81%) Degree
2 4 (1.81%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.90%) APMP
3 2 (0.90%) CCNA
3 2 (0.90%) CCNP
3 2 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.90%) ISEB
3 2 (0.90%) PhD
3 2 (0.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.45%) CISM
4 1 (0.45%) GIAC
4 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.14%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.45%) IAS 39
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.36%) Puppet
2 1 (0.45%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 35 (15.84%) Oracle
2 23 (10.41%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.07%) HP
3 9 (4.07%) hybris
4 4 (1.81%) Cisco
4 4 (1.81%) Teradata
5 3 (1.36%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.90%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.90%) Axway
6 2 (0.90%) BroadVision
6 2 (0.90%) Cloudera
6 2 (0.90%) Google
6 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.90%) SAP
6 2 (0.90%) SolarWinds
6 2 (0.90%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.90%) VMware
6 2 (0.90%) webMethods
6 2 (0.90%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 1 (0.45%) GFI Software
Greater Manchester
Candidate Source
Rate: £1,061.67 - £1,668.33 per month
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 300
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 300
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talendrone.com
Rate: £450/Day
Posted: 12 days ago