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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 32 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 5 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.70% 2.82% 3.19%
As % of the General category 6.85% 6.85% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Median daily rate £283 £425 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.52% -34.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £408
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +12.00%
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
73 146 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.83% 41.24% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 65 43
Median daily rate £400 £420 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +46.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £22.85 £14.75 £8.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.88% +72.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-15.12% +10.00%

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 11 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
Liverpool +2 4 £283 -40.52% 4
Wirral - 1 - -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Retail.

1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) SAS
3 4 (20.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) IBM
4 3 (15.00%) Finance
4 3 (15.00%) .NET
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services
4 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (10.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.00%) Microservices
5 2 (10.00%) BPEL
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) CISSP
5 2 (10.00%) Remedy
5 2 (10.00%) Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (5.00%) WebSphere

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 5 (25.00%) SAS
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.00%) JBoss
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) RFID
1 1 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Data Lake
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Head of Development
2 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Audit Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Banking Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) DBA
3 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Junior
3 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Junior DBA
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Business Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) SAS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) Angular 2
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) LESS
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) Sass
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) SOA
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.00%) BPEL
3 2 (10.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Microservices
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) IT Audit
4 1 (5.00%) SDLC
4 1 (5.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Server Hardening
4 1 (5.00%) Software Audit
4 1 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) COBOL
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) CISA
2 1 (5.00%) CISM
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) Teradata