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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 22 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing Retail 113 84 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.36% 5.63% 4.66%
As % of the General category 18.20% 14.09% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 45 32
Median daily rate £425 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £586 £550
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 £37.50 £16.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+134.37% -48.38%
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
621 596 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.93% 39.92% 36.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 331 257
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.98 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -32.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.53 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £18.79 £64.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 - 1 £438 -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 56 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (20.27%) Finance
3 39 (17.57%) E-Commerce
3 39 (17.57%) Banking
4 35 (15.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (13.51%) Project Management
6 28 (12.61%) Retail Banking
7 27 (12.16%) Oracle
8 24 (10.81%) Java
9 23 (10.36%) SQL
10 21 (9.46%) PRINCE2
11 20 (9.01%) Microsoft
12 18 (8.11%) JavaScript
13 17 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (7.66%) JIRA
14 15 (6.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 15 (6.76%) CRM
15 14 (6.31%) XML
15 14 (6.31%) Programme Management
15 14 (6.31%) SDLC
16 13 (5.86%) hybris
17 12 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 12 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (5.41%) Migration
17 12 (5.41%) Risk Management
17 12 (5.41%) Spring
17 12 (5.41%) Business Analysis
17 12 (5.41%) CSS
17 12 (5.41%) ETL
18 11 (4.95%) Data Modelling

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 2 (0.90%) CMS
1 2 (0.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (0.90%) SAS
1 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
1 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.45%) Apache
2 1 (0.45%) CICS
2 1 (0.45%) Commerce Server
2 1 (0.45%) Confluence
2 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.60%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (3.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (3.15%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.45%) Magento
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.45%) SAP CRM
4 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 (2.70%) Firewall
2 3 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (1.35%) Intranet
2 3 (1.35%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.45%) LAN
3 1 (0.45%) MPLS
3 1 (0.45%) Network Security
3 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.50%) Oracle ODI
2 8 (3.60%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.80%) DB2
5 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.90%) QlikView
8 1 (0.45%) DataStage
8 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.45%) MySQL
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.45%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.45%) SAS EBI
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (7.66%) JIRA
2 3 (1.35%) JMeter
2 3 (1.35%) LoadRunner
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%) Mockito
3 2 (0.90%) Selenium
3 2 (0.90%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.90%) Zephyr
4 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.45%) eggPlant
4 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.45%) Toad
4 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.45%) Xcode
General
1 45 (20.27%) Finance
2 39 (17.57%) Banking
3 28 (12.61%) Retail Banking
4 11 (4.95%) Marketing
5 9 (4.05%) Billing
6 3 (1.35%) Front Office
6 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (25.68%) Analyst
2 40 (18.02%) Developer
3 39 (17.57%) Project Manager
4 29 (13.06%) Business Analyst
5 20 (9.01%) Architect
6 12 (5.41%) Test Manager
7 10 (4.50%) Java Developer
7 10 (4.50%) Test Leader
8 8 (3.60%) Banking Analyst
8 8 (3.60%) Consultant
9 7 (3.15%) IT Manager
9 7 (3.15%) Programme Manager
10 6 (2.70%) Test Analyst
11 5 (2.25%) Process Analyst
11 5 (2.25%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.25%) Systems Analyst
11 5 (2.25%) Technical Project Manager
11 5 (2.25%) Tester
11 5 (2.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.31%) XML
2 12 (5.41%) CSS
2 12 (5.41%) Spring
3 11 (4.95%) jQuery
4 10 (4.50%) J2EE
4 10 (4.50%) XSLT
5 9 (4.05%) HTML
5 9 (4.05%) JDBC
6 7 (3.15%) Middleware
6 7 (3.15%) Web Services
7 6 (2.70%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.25%) JAXB
9 4 (1.80%) JAX-WS
9 4 (1.80%) SOAP
9 4 (1.80%) WSDL
10 3 (1.35%) .NET
10 3 (1.35%) Ajax
10 3 (1.35%) CSS3
10 3 (1.35%) HTML5
11 2 (0.90%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.95%) Online Banking
3 10 (4.50%) User Experience
4 9 (4.05%) FMCG
5 5 (2.25%) EPoS
6 4 (1.80%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.35%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.45%) Clustering
8 1 (0.45%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.45%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.45%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.45%) PKI
8 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.45%) Replication
8 1 (0.45%) Statistics
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.70%) Linux
2 4 (1.80%) Windows
3 3 (1.35%) Unix
4 2 (0.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.45%) Android
5 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
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
5 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (17.57%) E-Commerce
3 35 (15.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (13.51%) Project Management
5 21 (9.46%) PRINCE2
6 17 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (6.76%) CRM
7 15 (6.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 14 (6.31%) Programme Management
8 14 (6.31%) SDLC
9 12 (5.41%) Business Analysis
9 12 (5.41%) ETL
9 12 (5.41%) Migration
9 12 (5.41%) Risk Management
9 12 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (4.95%) Data Modelling
11 10 (4.50%) Functional Testing
11 10 (4.50%) Mobile Development
12 9 (4.05%) TDD
12 9 (4.05%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.81%) Java
2 23 (10.36%) SQL
3 18 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.35%) Assembly Language
4 3 (1.35%) COBOL
4 3 (1.35%) PHP
5 2 (0.90%) C#
5 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.90%) VBA
6 1 (0.45%) Jython
6 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.45%) Python
6 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (2.25%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.80%) APMP
3 4 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.35%) ISEB
5 2 (0.90%) CCNA
5 2 (0.90%) CCNP
5 2 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.90%) Degree
5 2 (0.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.45%) CISM
6 1 (0.45%) GIAC
6 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.45%) PhD
6 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.60%) 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 4 (1.80%) Puppet
2 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.45%) Graylog
3 1 (0.45%) Nagios
3 1 (0.45%) yum
Vendors
1 27 (12.16%) Oracle
2 20 (9.01%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.86%) hybris
4 9 (4.05%) HP
5 4 (1.80%) Axway
5 4 (1.80%) BroadVision
5 4 (1.80%) CheckPoint
5 4 (1.80%) Cisco
5 4 (1.80%) Teradata
5 4 (1.80%) TIBCO
5 4 (1.80%) webMethods
6 2 (0.90%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.90%) Google
6 2 (0.90%) IBM
6 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.90%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.45%) Citrix
7 1 (0.45%) Cognos
7 1 (0.45%) Juniper
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
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