Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 23 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 44 74
Rank change year-on-year +1 +30 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 9 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.98% 3.24% 0.33%
As % of the General category 7.56% 14.00% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 3
Lancashire median daily rate £343 £105 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +226.19% -79.00% +70.21%
10th Percentile £100 £105 £475
90th Percentile £393 £388 £905
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
Lancashire 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 Lancashire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 119 150 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 26.15% 23.11% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 96 103
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £371 £489
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.74% -24.13% +30.48%
10th Percentile £305 £137 £308
90th Percentile £615 £553 £640
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +3.13% -4.76% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 31
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -26.49%
10th Percentile £18.57 £12.09 £21.50
90th Percentile £51.52 £65.17 £56.97
North West median hourly rate £22.67 £25.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year -9.31% -18.09% +60.63%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Lancashire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Lancashire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Lancashire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Lancashire

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Lancashire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Blackburn -4 4 £363 +3.57% 2
Blackpool +15 2 £343 +226.19% 2
Preston -10 1 £150 +42.86% 2
Accrington - 1 - -
Morecambe - 1 £100 -
Retail
North West

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

1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) DB2
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
4 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) Data Flow Diagram
5 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Proactive Management
5 1 (11.11%) SOLID
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (11.11%) iptables

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) ETL Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Finance Systems Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Data Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Technician
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) EDI
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
3 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Android Development
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Management
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) V-Model
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) iptables
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Lotus
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) VMware