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 25 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 22 24
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2  
Contract jobs citing Retail 64 113 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.69% 6.40% 5.77%
As % of the General category 14.04% 18.26% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 59 48
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £350 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £608 £558
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 £37.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -57.33% +134.37%  

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 456 619 602
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 33.38% 35.03% 39.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 382 335
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 3
Median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -9.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £15.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £41.00 £17.39
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 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 25 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Retail.

1 35 (24.82%) SAP
2 25 (17.73%) Finance
3 22 (15.60%) SQL
4 19 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (12.06%) E-Commerce
7 16 (11.35%) SAP Retail
8 15 (10.64%) Banking
8 15 (10.64%) Data Modelling
9 12 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (8.51%) Microsoft
9 12 (8.51%) Retail Banking
9 12 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (7.80%) Microsoft Excel
11 10 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (7.09%) Migration
12 9 (6.38%) Oracle
12 9 (6.38%) Business Analysis
12 9 (6.38%) Analytics
13 8 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (5.67%) Data Integration
13 8 (5.67%) MySQL
14 7 (4.96%) Project Management
14 7 (4.96%) Data Migration
14 7 (4.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (4.96%) IT Strategy
15 6 (4.26%) JIRA
15 6 (4.26%) Manual Testing
15 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (4.26%) Data Management

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 5 (3.55%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.84%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.13%) SAS
4 2 (1.42%) Apache
5 1 (0.71%) CICS
5 1 (0.71%) CMS
5 1 (0.71%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.71%) Drupal
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (7.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.42%) InDesign
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (11.35%) SAP Retail
2 5 (3.55%) SAP CO
2 5 (3.55%) SAP FI
2 5 (3.55%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (2.84%) SAP MDG
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.71%) Magento
5 1 (0.71%) SAP AFS
5 1 (0.71%) SAP CAR
5 1 (0.71%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.71%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) IaaS
1 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) PaaS
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.84%) FTP
1 4 (2.84%) HTTP
1 4 (2.84%) HTTPS
1 4 (2.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (5.67%) MySQL
2 8 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.55%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.84%) MySQL Workbench
5 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.13%) Power BI
6 3 (2.13%) QlikView
7 2 (1.42%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.42%) DB2
7 2 (1.42%) MS Access
8 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.71%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) JIRA
2 4 (2.84%) ERwin
3 1 (0.71%) Selenium
3 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (17.73%) Finance
2 15 (10.64%) Banking
3 12 (8.51%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.13%) Marketing
5 2 (1.42%) Advertising
5 2 (1.42%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Games
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (24.11%) Analyst
2 18 (12.77%) Consultant
2 18 (12.77%) Project Manager
3 15 (10.64%) Business Analyst
4 14 (9.93%) SAP Consultant
5 13 (9.22%) Architect
6 12 (8.51%) Developer
7 8 (5.67%) IT Manager
7 8 (5.67%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
7 8 (5.67%) SAP Retail Consultant
8 6 (4.26%) Data Architect
8 6 (4.26%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (4.26%) Retail Business Analyst
8 6 (4.26%) SAP Architect
9 5 (3.55%) Collaboration Consultant
9 5 (3.55%) Network Consultant
9 5 (3.55%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.84%) Data Analyst
10 4 (2.84%) Junior
10 4 (2.84%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.55%) XML
2 4 (2.84%) EDIFACT
2 4 (2.84%) HTML
2 4 (2.84%) JDBC
2 4 (2.84%) JMS
2 4 (2.84%) ODBC
3 2 (1.42%) CSS
3 2 (1.42%) Web Services
4 1 (0.71%) .NET
4 1 (0.71%) Ajax
4 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.71%) Dojo
4 1 (0.71%) EJB
4 1 (0.71%) J2EE
4 1 (0.71%) JPA
4 1 (0.71%) jQuery
4 1 (0.71%) JSP
4 1 (0.71%) MDX
4 1 (0.71%) Node.js
4 1 (0.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.55%) FMCG
2 5 (3.55%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.84%) User Experience
4 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.42%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.71%) EPoS
6 1 (0.71%) IPTV
6 1 (0.71%) NHS
6 1 (0.71%) PACS
6 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.71%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.26%) Linux
1 6 (4.26%) Unix
2 5 (3.55%) Windows
3 4 (2.84%) Android
4 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (12.06%) E-Commerce
4 15 (10.64%) Data Modelling
5 12 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (7.09%) Migration
7 9 (6.38%) Analytics
7 9 (6.38%) Business Analysis
8 8 (5.67%) Data Integration
9 7 (4.96%) Data Migration
9 7 (4.96%) IT Strategy
9 7 (4.96%) Project Management
9 7 (4.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (4.26%) Data Management
10 6 (4.26%) Manual Testing
10 6 (4.26%) Risk Management
10 6 (4.26%) Validation
11 5 (3.55%) Change Management
11 5 (3.55%) Data Architecture
11 5 (3.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.60%) SQL
2 6 (4.26%) Java
3 4 (2.84%) ActionScript
3 4 (2.84%) ActionScript 2.0
3 4 (2.84%) ActionScript 3.0
3 4 (2.84%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.13%) Python
5 2 (1.42%) C
5 2 (1.42%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.42%) VB
6 1 (0.71%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.71%) COBOL
6 1 (0.71%) JCL
6 1 (0.71%) Perl
6 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (2.13%) ISEB
1 3 (2.13%) PhD
2 2 (1.42%) Degree
2 2 (1.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.71%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.71%) PMP
3 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.71%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.42%) PMO
3 1 (0.71%) GDPR
3 1 (0.71%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (24.82%) SAP
2 12 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.38%) Oracle
4 4 (2.84%) Axway
4 4 (2.84%) IBM
5 3 (2.13%) Adobe
6 2 (1.42%) HP
6 2 (1.42%) hybris
6 2 (1.42%) Tableau
7 1 (0.71%) Apple
7 1 (0.71%) ATG
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.71%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.71%) SOASTA, Inc
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Rate: competitive
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