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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 28 34 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Contract jobs citing Retail 9 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.76% 1.88% 8.29%
As % of the General category 8.11% 7.59% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 12
Average daily rate £375 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £620 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £26.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +77.05%
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 Merseyside region.

General Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
111 79 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 34.05% 24.69% 28.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 50 31
Average daily rate £400 £325 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £170 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.42 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% -2.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 8 £388 -22.50% 5
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) C
2 4 (20.00%) SWIFT
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) UML
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) EPoS
4 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) JIRA
4 2 (10.00%) QA
4 2 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Programme Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) EPoS Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) EPoS Field Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Field Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Programme Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) CRM Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (10.00%) EPoS
2 2 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (15.00%) Project Management
1 3 (15.00%) UML
2 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Logistics
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.00%) SOA
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) IBM
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
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