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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 34 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail 11 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.74% 2.09% 5.97%
As % of the General category 11.96% 8.33% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
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£363 £475 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +47.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £415 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £535 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £412 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.87% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -
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
92 48 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.89% 25.13% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 23
Average daily rate £335 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £109 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.42 £13.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +17.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 -8 9 £363 -34.09% 4
Wirral - - - -
Birkenhead - - - -
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (25.00%) ATG
1 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Java EE
3 2 (12.50%) Animation
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Android
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Core Animation
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) BDD
3 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (12.50%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) Project Governance
3 2 (12.50%) Cocoa
3 2 (12.50%) Xcode
3 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) OOP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Xcode
1 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 2 (12.50%) Appium
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Android Developer
3 2 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Teradata Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Application Development Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Resource Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Development Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Auditor
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Java EE
2 2 (12.50%) Core Animation
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (12.50%) UIKit
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) Cocoa
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Animation
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Android
1 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Project Governance
3 2 (12.50%) Android Development
3 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 2 (12.50%) OOP
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Business Development
4 1 (6.25%) WFM
4 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ACCA
1 1 (6.25%) CIMA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) ATG
2 2 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) Teradata
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Hyperion
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