Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 34 38
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4 -9
Contract jobs citing Retail 5 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.37% 3.01% 1.30%
As % of the General category 4.10% 6.57% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
Chester median daily rate £105 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -67.69% -10.34% +20.83%
Cheshire median daily rate £383 £344 £400
% change year-on-year +11.27% -14.06% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Chester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 122 137 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 57.82% 45.82% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 110 87
Chester median daily rate £375 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -6.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £278 £214 £313
90th Percentile £519 £538 £575
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £401 £425
% change year-on-year +3.00% -5.76% +8.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 20
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.45% -31.25% -28.57%
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.57% -37.78% +18.42%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Chester over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 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 Chester region with a requirement for Retail.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Back Office
2 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Retail Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) IFRS
3 1 (20.00%) IFRS 9
3 1 (20.00%) PMO
3 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) SMS
3 1 (20.00%) EPoS
3 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Billing

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Back Office
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Retail Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Strategy Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Billing Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Break Fix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (20.00%) Product Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) IFRS
1 1 (20.00%) IFRS 9
1 1 (20.00%) PMO