Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Retailing
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 71 65
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 -8
Contract jobs citing Retail 18 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.35% 1.84% 2.13%
As % of the General category 3.21% 5.30% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 31
Cheshire median daily rate £383 £344 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.27% -14.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £105 £113 £228
90th Percentile £575 £606 £588
North West median daily rate £438 £400 £438
% change year-on-year +9.38% -8.57% +17.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £13.00 - £18.50

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 560 509 880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 41.95% 34.74% 42.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 358 603
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £401 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% -5.76% +7.59%
10th Percentile £276 £250 £305
90th Percentile £525 £550 £575
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +3.13% -4.76% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 27
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -36.36% +15.79%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.25 £13.14
90th Percentile £34.80 £23.70 £38.00
North West median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year -8.00% -18.09% +60.63%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Cheshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Cheshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Cheshire

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Cheshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +8 5 £105 -67.69% 2
Warrington +12 3 £105 -82.50% 3
Crewe - 3 £140 - 1
Widnes - 2 £463 -
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) ATG
5 2 (11.11%) CMS
5 2 (11.11%) Back Office
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.11%) Product Management
5 2 (11.11%) hybris
5 2 (11.11%) Content Management
5 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk
5 2 (11.11%) Legal
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
5 2 (11.11%) Data Privacy
5 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (11.11%) GDPR

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Hybris
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SMS
1 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Babel
1 1 (5.56%) Grunt
1 1 (5.56%) gulp
1 1 (5.56%) Mocha
1 1 (5.56%) webpack
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Back Office
4 2 (11.11%) Legal
4 2 (11.11%) Retail Finance
5 1 (5.56%) Billing
5 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Hybris Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Lead Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Strategy Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Billing Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Mortgage Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Chai
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) CSS3
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
1 1 (5.56%) React
1 1 (5.56%) Sass
1 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.56%) EPoS
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Content Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Privacy
3 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 2 (11.11%) ERP
3 2 (11.11%) Product Management
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (5.56%) Break/Fix
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
4 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) GDPR
2 1 (5.56%) IFRS
2 1 (5.56%) IFRS 9
2 1 (5.56%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) ATG
2 2 (11.11%) hybris
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe