The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 23 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 / Knutsford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 21 13
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8  
Contract jobs citing Retail 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 5.00% 2.60% 8.64%
As % of the General category 6.90% 4.88% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £428 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £448 £507
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 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -23.80% +27.27%  

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 Knutsford with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 58 41 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 72.50% 53.25% 69.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 43
Median daily rate £428 £438 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.28% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.25 - -
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 Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford 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 Knutsford

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Knutsford

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Knutsford over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 23 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Retail.

1 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Retail Banking
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 3 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management
6 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (14.29%) Fintech
6 1 (14.29%) DB2
6 1 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (14.29%) CICS
6 1 (14.29%) REXX
6 1 (14.29%) RACF
6 1 (14.29%) JCL
6 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
6 1 (14.29%) CA Endevor
6 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
6 1 (14.29%) ISPF

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Retail Banking
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Finance Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Finance Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Fintech
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JCL
1 1 (14.29%) REXX
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) RACF
1 1 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM