The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
North West / Merseyside
Rank 29 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 10 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.29% 2.80% 1.79%
As % of the General category 20.41% 8.41% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 3
Median daily rate £535 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £185 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £522 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £404 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.71%
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 Merseyside region.

General Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
49 107 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.12% 33.23% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 66 47
Median daily rate £453 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.12% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £230 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £11.33 £16.50 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.33% +32.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 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
Liverpool -4 9 £535 +38.06% 2
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Retail.

1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) Microservices
2 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 3 (18.75%) SOA
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) SAS
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (12.50%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) BPEL
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (12.50%) SAS
1 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) DMZ
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) RFID
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Cabling Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Head of Development
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Audit Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Data Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.25%) IT Audit Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior User Experience Researcher
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Architect
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) Angular 2
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) LESS
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) Sass
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 2 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) Microservices
2 3 (18.75%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) BPEL
3 2 (12.50%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
4 1 (6.25%) Guerrilla Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) IT Audit
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Governance
4 1 (6.25%) Remote Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Sociology
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CISA
1 1 (6.25%) CISM
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Cognos
2 1 (6.25%) EMC
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas