The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Merseyside region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 17 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 13 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.02% 6.87% 4.91%
As % of the General category 20.00% 24.62% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 8
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£338 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £302 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £414 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.89 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-38.26% +12.50%
General Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
65 65 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 30.09% 27.90% 25.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 33
Average daily rate £413 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Average hourly rate £32.75 £10.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.50% -54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £11.95 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Retail
North West

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Merseyside region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Merseyside region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Liverpool 0 10 £369 -4.22% 7
Southport - - - -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) Teradata
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) BPEL
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.25%) AquaLogic
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.25%) Use Case
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) AquaLogic
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Ant
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Teradata Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Use Case
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) BPEL
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) XQuery
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PMP
1 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Teradata
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Cognos
2 1 (6.25%) BEA
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