The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 33 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Contract jobs citing Retail 5 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.55% 4.11% -
As % of the General category 7.14% 7.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Median daily rate £420 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.81% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -57.33% +134.37%  

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 Chester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 70 115 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 49.65% 52.51% 35.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 98 43
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 10
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Chester

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Chester region with a requirement for Retail.

1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) IFRS
3 3 (42.86%) IFRS 9
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Credit Risk
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 1 (14.29%) Vertica
4 1 (14.29%) Big Data
4 1 (14.29%) Talend
4 1 (14.29%) GitHub
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Back Office
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Java

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (14.29%) Apache Spark
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ETL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Strategy Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) IFRS
1 3 (42.86%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio
1 1 (14.29%) Talend
1 1 (14.29%) Vertica