The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
North West / Manchester
Rank 25 22 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Contract jobs citing Retail 77 111 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.82% 6.23% 6.35%
As % of the General category 18.64% 18.85% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 53 64
Median daily rate £425 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +7.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £268 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +2.96% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 413 589 667
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 31.19% 33.03% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 341 332
Median daily rate £389 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.81% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £531 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.14 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.34% -15.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.64 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £18.99 £37.50
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Manchester

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Manchester

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Manchester

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bury - 1 £425 - 2
Salford - 1 £105 - 3
Stockport - 1 £425 - 9
Retail
North West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Retail.

1 26 (19.26%) Finance
2 25 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (14.81%) SAP
3 20 (14.81%) E-Commerce
4 18 (13.33%) SQL
5 17 (12.59%) Banking
6 16 (11.85%) Oracle
7 14 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (8.89%) Project Management
8 12 (8.89%) Data Modelling
9 11 (8.15%) Migration
9 11 (8.15%) SAP Retail
10 10 (7.41%) Linux
11 9 (6.67%) Retail Banking
11 9 (6.67%) IT Strategy
12 8 (5.93%) Test Scripting
12 8 (5.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (5.93%) Java
12 8 (5.93%) Python
13 7 (5.19%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (5.19%) Time Management
13 7 (5.19%) FMCG
13 7 (5.19%) SDLC
13 7 (5.19%) Analytics
14 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (4.44%) Marketing
14 6 (4.44%) JIRA
14 6 (4.44%) Data Migration
14 6 (4.44%) Data Warehouse

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.48%) Apache
2 2 (1.48%) SAS
3 1 (0.74%) CICS
3 1 (0.74%) CMS
3 1 (0.74%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.74%) Drupal
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.48%) InDesign
2 2 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.48%) MS Project
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (8.15%) SAP Retail
2 4 (2.96%) SAP MDG
3 3 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (2.22%) SAP CO
3 3 (2.22%) SAP FI
3 3 (2.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.48%) Magento
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.74%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.74%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.22%) IaaS
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.48%) PaaS
4 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) FTP
1 4 (2.96%) HTTP
1 4 (2.96%) HTTPS
1 4 (2.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.19%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.70%) MySQL
3 5 (3.70%) QlikView
4 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (1.48%) DB2
6 2 (1.48%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (1.48%) Power BI
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.74%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.74%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.44%) JIRA
2 3 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (2.22%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.22%) Hudson
2 3 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.22%) Selenium
2 3 (2.22%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.48%) GoCD
3 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.74%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (19.26%) Finance
2 17 (12.59%) Banking
3 9 (6.67%) Retail Banking
4 6 (4.44%) Marketing
5 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.74%) Games
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (20.00%) Analyst
2 26 (19.26%) Project Manager
3 17 (12.59%) Developer
4 12 (8.89%) Consultant
5 11 (8.15%) Architect
5 11 (8.15%) Business Analyst
6 10 (7.41%) IT Manager
7 8 (5.93%) SAP Consultant
8 7 (5.19%) IT Project Manager
8 7 (5.19%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
8 7 (5.19%) SAP Retail Consultant
9 6 (4.44%) Data Architect
9 6 (4.44%) SAP Architect
10 5 (3.70%) Programme Manager
11 4 (2.96%) Data Analyst
11 4 (2.96%) Tester
12 3 (2.22%) Infrastructure Architect
12 3 (2.22%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (2.22%) Process Analyst
12 3 (2.22%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.96%) EDIFACT
1 4 (2.96%) HTML
1 4 (2.96%) JDBC
1 4 (2.96%) JMS
1 4 (2.96%) ODBC
1 4 (2.96%) Web Services
1 4 (2.96%) XML
2 3 (2.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.48%) .NET
3 2 (1.48%) CSS
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (0.74%) Dojo
4 1 (0.74%) EJB
4 1 (0.74%) J2EE
4 1 (0.74%) JPA
4 1 (0.74%) jQuery
4 1 (0.74%) JSP
4 1 (0.74%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.19%) FMCG
2 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.22%) User Experience
5 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.48%) NHS
5 2 (1.48%) PACS
6 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.74%) Fintech
6 1 (0.74%) IPTV
6 1 (0.74%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.74%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.41%) Linux
2 6 (4.44%) Windows
3 5 (3.70%) Unix
4 4 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.74%) CentOS
5 1 (0.74%) Fedora
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (14.81%) E-Commerce
3 14 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (8.89%) Data Modelling
4 12 (8.89%) Project Management
5 11 (8.15%) Migration
6 9 (6.67%) IT Strategy
7 8 (5.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (5.93%) Test Scripting
8 7 (5.19%) Analytics
8 7 (5.19%) SDLC
8 7 (5.19%) Time Management
9 6 (4.44%) Data Migration
10 5 (3.70%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.70%) Data Integration
10 5 (3.70%) Defect Management
10 5 (3.70%) Manual Testing
10 5 (3.70%) People Management
10 5 (3.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.33%) SQL
2 8 (5.93%) Java
2 8 (5.93%) Python
3 5 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.96%) ActionScript
4 4 (2.96%) ActionScript 2.0
4 4 (2.96%) ActionScript 3.0
4 4 (2.96%) Perl
5 3 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.22%) C#
5 3 (2.22%) Korn
5 3 (2.22%) Ruby
6 2 (1.48%) Go
6 2 (1.48%) PHP
6 2 (1.48%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.74%) COBOL
7 1 (0.74%) JCL
7 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (1.48%) Degree
1 2 (1.48%) ISEB
1 2 (1.48%) PhD
1 2 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.74%) PMP
2 1 (0.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (0.74%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) PMO
2 2 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.22%) Ansible
1 3 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.22%) Terraform
2 2 (1.48%) Puppet
3 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (14.81%) SAP
2 16 (11.85%) Oracle
3 5 (3.70%) Tableau
4 4 (2.96%) Axway
4 4 (2.96%) IBM
4 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.22%) HP
5 3 (2.22%) hybris
5 3 (2.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.48%) Adobe
6 2 (1.48%) Google
6 2 (1.48%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.48%) Teradata
7 1 (0.74%) ATG
7 1 (0.74%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.74%) RedPrairie
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