Period
to 25 August 2019

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 6 months to 25 August 2019 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 > Manchester
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 46 24
Rank change year-on-year -11 -22 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 98 140 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.50% 4.27% 6.33%
As % of the General category 11.09% 13.55% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 74 101
Manchester median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - -
10th Percentile £338 £235 £350
90th Percentile £800 £546 £800
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 17
Manchester median hourly rate - £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.00% -
North West median hourly rate - £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +8.00% -3.85%

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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 884 1,033 1,132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 31.58% 31.50% 39.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 631 674
Manchester median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +0.06% -0.06%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £213
90th Percentile £606 £575 £575
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 54 37
Manchester median hourly rate £16.74 £16.71 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.16% +23.76% -6.90%
10th Percentile £10.37 £11.39 £10.86
90th Percentile £29.52 £35.00 £33.20
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £18.79 £16.18
% change year-on-year -6.87% +16.13% -21.07%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Manchester

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 25 August 2019. 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
Altrincham - 2 £400 - 3
Stockport +10 1 £350 +32.08% 7
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Retail.

1 24 (24.49%) Finance
2 19 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (18.37%) Analytics
4 15 (15.31%) Banking
5 14 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 14 (14.29%) Windows
6 13 (13.27%) SQL
6 13 (13.27%) Marketing
7 12 (12.24%) Project Management
7 12 (12.24%) JavaScript
8 11 (11.22%) SAP
8 11 (11.22%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 10 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
9 10 (10.20%) Artificial Intelligence
10 9 (9.18%) Data Analysis
10 9 (9.18%) SAP Retail
10 9 (9.18%) Data Analytics
10 9 (9.18%) Windows 7
10 9 (9.18%) Power BI
10 9 (9.18%) Power Platform
10 9 (9.18%) Windows 10
11 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (8.16%) Data Science
11 8 (8.16%) Tableau
11 8 (8.16%) Degree
11 8 (8.16%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (8.16%) Python
11 8 (8.16%) Java

Retail
Co-occurring 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 3 (3.06%) Confluence
2 1 (1.02%) CMS
2 1 (1.02%) SAS
2 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (9.18%) SAP Retail
2 4 (4.08%) Magento
3 3 (3.06%) Shopify
4 2 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.02%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.02%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) Power Platform
2 6 (6.12%) Azure
2 6 (6.12%) Office 365
3 4 (4.08%) IBM Blueworks
4 3 (3.06%) AWS
4 3 (3.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.02%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (1.02%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.02%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) Skype
2 1 (1.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.18%) Power BI
2 8 (8.16%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (7.14%) QlikView
4 6 (6.12%) MySQL
5 5 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.04%) Big Data
6 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.02%) OLAP
7 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.02%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.02%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) JIRA
2 2 (2.04%) Ant
2 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.04%) Hudson
2 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.04%) Maven
2 2 (2.04%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.02%) Appium
3 1 (1.02%) ERwin
3 1 (1.02%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.02%) Selenium
3 1 (1.02%) webpack
General
1 24 (24.49%) Finance
2 15 (15.31%) Banking
3 13 (13.27%) Marketing
4 5 (5.10%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.10%) Legal
5 4 (4.08%) Back Office
6 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.02%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (24.49%) Developer
2 13 (13.27%) Analyst
3 9 (9.18%) Consultant
4 7 (7.14%) Data Scientist
5 6 (6.12%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.10%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Desktop Support
6 5 (5.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (5.10%) SAP Retail Consultant
6 5 (5.10%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.10%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Architect
7 4 (4.08%) BPM Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Magento Developer
7 4 (4.08%) PHP Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Salesforce Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Salesforce Developer
8 3 (3.06%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.12%) CSS
1 6 (6.12%) HTML
1 6 (6.12%) RESTful
1 6 (6.12%) XML
2 4 (4.08%) Dojo
2 4 (4.08%) DOM
2 4 (4.08%) jQuery
2 4 (4.08%) React
2 4 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (4.08%) Visualforce
3 3 (3.06%) .NET
4 2 (2.04%) .NET Core
4 2 (2.04%) JSON
4 2 (2.04%) Laravel
4 2 (2.04%) Middleware
4 2 (2.04%) Sass
4 2 (2.04%) Vue.js
4 2 (2.04%) YAML
5 1 (1.02%) Angular 2
5 1 (1.02%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.08%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.08%) Robotics
3 4 (4.08%) Tandem
4 3 (3.06%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.04%) EPoS
5 2 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.04%) User Experience
5 2 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.02%) Clustering
6 1 (1.02%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.02%) IVR
6 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.29%) Windows
2 9 (9.18%) Windows 10
2 9 (9.18%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.08%) Linux
4 3 (3.06%) Android
4 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.37%) Analytics
3 14 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 12 (12.24%) Project Management
5 11 (11.22%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 10 (10.20%) Artificial Intelligence
6 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (9.18%) Data Analysis
7 9 (9.18%) Data Analytics
8 8 (8.16%) Data Science
9 7 (7.14%) ITIL
9 7 (7.14%) Machine Learning
10 6 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.12%) Mathematics
10 6 (6.12%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (6.12%) Visualisation
11 5 (5.10%) Logistics
11 5 (5.10%) Process Improvement
11 5 (5.10%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.27%) SQL
2 12 (12.24%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.16%) Java
3 8 (8.16%) Python
4 6 (6.12%) PHP
5 4 (4.08%) Apex Code
5 4 (4.08%) PHP 7
6 2 (2.04%) C#
6 2 (2.04%) VB
7 1 (1.02%) ES6
7 1 (1.02%) Java 8
7 1 (1.02%) R
7 1 (1.02%) VBA
7 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.16%) Degree
2 6 (6.12%) Master's Degree
2 6 (6.12%) PhD
3 2 (2.04%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.02%) CISA
4 1 (1.02%) CISM
4 1 (1.02%) CISSP
4 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.02%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) COBIT
2 1 (1.02%) COSO
2 1 (1.02%) GDPR
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.02%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.02%) Docker
2 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.02%) Ansible
2 1 (1.02%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.02%) Puppet
2 1 (1.02%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (11.22%) SAP
2 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.16%) Tableau
4 7 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (5.10%) IBM
6 4 (4.08%) Pega
6 4 (4.08%) webMethods
7 3 (3.06%) Dell
7 3 (3.06%) HP
8 2 (2.04%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 2 (2.04%) Twitter
8 2 (2.04%) Zend
9 1 (1.02%) Adobe
9 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.02%) Google
9 1 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle
9 1 (1.02%) VMware
9 1 (1.02%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.02%) Zuora