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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 29 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 3 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.08% 7.61% -
As % of the General category 4.76% 24.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +19.23%
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
63 61 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.74% 30.96% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 18
Average daily rate £300 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £130 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £12.42 £13.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% +6.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 -15 3 £575 +43.75% 5
Southport - - - -
Wirral - - - -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Coaching
3 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (27.27%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (27.27%) Billing
4 6 (27.27%) Operations Management
4 6 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (27.27%) Fujitsu
4 6 (27.27%) Performance Management
4 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 6 (27.27%) Workflow
5 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.64%) ATG
6 3 (13.64%) Java
6 3 (13.64%) Java EE
6 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
7 2 (9.09%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (9.09%) Data Entry
7 2 (9.09%) UNIX
7 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 2 (9.09%) Hyperion
7 2 (9.09%) Essbase
7 2 (9.09%) Banking
8 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
8 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.55%) Project Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Spreadsheet
1 6 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Essbase
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) OLAP
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Billing
2 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Data Entry Clerk
2 2 (9.09%) Architect
2 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Hyperion Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Development Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Resource Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Planning Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Application Development Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Application Development Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Java EE
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Coaching
2 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (27.27%) Operations Management
3 6 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 6 (27.27%) Workflow
4 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (9.09%) Data Entry
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Fujitsu
2 3 (13.64%) ATG
3 2 (9.09%) Hyperion
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