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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 37 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 6 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.41% 6.39% 6.64%
As % of the General category 6.45% 19.72% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 12
Average daily rate
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£426 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.29% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £292 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £457 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.89 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+22.39% -49.49%
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
93 71 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.83% 32.42% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 44 41
Average daily rate £385 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £178 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £600 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £12.25 £32.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.59% +227.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

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
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 4 August 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 -18 6 £426 +15.59% 1
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) MS Office
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) QA
3 3 (17.65%) Project Governance
4 2 (11.76%) Teradata
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Big Data
4 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) SAS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
5 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.88%) Hyperion
5 1 (5.88%) Apple
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) ACCA
5 1 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Essbase
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Xcode
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) Appium
1 1 (5.88%) CocoaPods
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Teradata Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.88%) iOS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Teradata Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) Cocoa
1 1 (5.88%) Core Animation
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (5.88%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Animation
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 3 (17.65%) Project Governance
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Development
5 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.88%) Online Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) ACCA
1 1 (5.88%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Teradata
3 1 (5.88%) Hyperion
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
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