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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
North West / Cheshire
Rank 38 50 43
Rank change year-on-year +12 -7  
Contract jobs citing Retail 13 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.46% 3.18% 3.60%
As % of the General category 5.31% 8.03% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 22
Median daily rate £365 £356 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.52% -20.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year +50.94% -31.16%  

Retail is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 245 386 349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 46.31% 39.63% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 260 203
Median daily rate £400 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 31
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £14.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.57% -5.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £33.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Retail as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +4 3 £400 +21.21%
Chester +1 2 £451 +31.72% 3
Crewe - 1 £115 - 2
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 10 (55.56%) Banking
2 9 (50.00%) Retail Banking
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) MS Office
5 3 (16.67%) Time Management
5 3 (16.67%) User Stories
6 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
6 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk
6 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
6 2 (11.11%) Dependency Management
6 2 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (11.11%) SLA
6 2 (11.11%) EPoS
7 1 (5.56%) RACF
7 1 (5.56%) JCL
7 1 (5.56%) CICS
7 1 (5.56%) REXX
7 1 (5.56%) IBM
7 1 (5.56%) HTML
7 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.56%) DB2
7 1 (5.56%) CSS
7 1 (5.56%) OO
7 1 (5.56%) MS Excel

Retail
Top Related 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 1 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (5.56%) CICS
1 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Grunt
1 1 (5.56%) gulp
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) Protractor
General
1 10 (55.56%) Banking
2 9 (50.00%) Retail Banking
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Back Office
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Cabling Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) EPoS Manager
3 2 (11.11%) EPoS Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Change Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Finance Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Assistant
4 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Strategy Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) CSS3
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
1 1 (5.56%) ISPF
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk
1 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
1 2 (11.11%) EPoS
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (16.67%) Time Management
2 3 (16.67%) User Stories
3 2 (11.11%) Dependency Management
3 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
4 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.56%) JCL
1 1 (5.56%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) RACF
1 1 (5.56%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
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