The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Wigan region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 5 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wigan 11.11% 16.67% -
As % of the General category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £386
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
Wigan
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wigan 11.11% 16.67% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Retail
Manchester

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Wigan region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Wigan

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Wigan region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Wigan

Retail
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wigan 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 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) PMP
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wigan 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 (20.00%) Node.js
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PMP