Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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 > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 38 28
Rank change year-on-year +17 -10 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 200 160 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.81% 4.51% 5.24%
As % of the General category 21.62% 14.76% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 87 93
Manchester median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £275 £203 £240
90th Percentile £800 £519 £600
North West median daily rate £438 £400 £438
% change year-on-year +9.38% -8.57% +17.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Manchester median hourly rate £13.00 - £18.50
10th Percentile £11.75 - £10.50
90th Percentile £14.25 - £23.70
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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 925 1084 1508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 31.47% 30.56% 39.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 691 857
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £238 £263 £250
90th Percentile £608 £550 £550
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +3.13% -4.76% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 19 30
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +74.60% -3.08%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.80 £11.90
90th Percentile £41.13 £40.00 £38.88
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 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 23 November 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

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 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
Bolton -1 3 £105 - 1
Bury +1 1 £475 -9.52% 1
Oldham - 1 £105 - 1
Stockport - 1 - - 13
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 Manchester region with a requirement for Retail.

1 51 (25.50%) SAP
2 43 (21.50%) SQL
3 38 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (15.00%) HTML
5 29 (14.50%) CSS
6 28 (14.00%) Microsoft
7 23 (11.50%) Oracle
8 22 (11.00%) Finance
9 20 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 20 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 19 (9.50%) Java
11 18 (9.00%) SAP Retail
12 16 (8.00%) ITIL
13 15 (7.50%) User Experience
14 14 (7.00%) Magento
15 13 (6.50%) PHP
16 12 (6.00%) Git (software)
16 12 (6.00%) JSP
16 12 (6.00%) Tomcat
16 12 (6.00%) Data Modelling
16 12 (6.00%) Business Analysis
16 12 (6.00%) WebSphere
17 11 (5.50%) Migration
17 11 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (5.50%) Windows
17 11 (5.50%) SQL Server
18 10 (5.00%) UML
18 10 (5.00%) EJB
18 10 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
18 10 (5.00%) Dojo

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 12 (6.00%) Tomcat
1 12 (6.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.00%) Commerce Server
4 2 (1.00%) SAS
4 2 (1.00%) WordPress
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.50%) CMS
5 1 (0.50%) JBoss
5 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.50%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (9.00%) SAP Retail
2 14 (7.00%) Magento
3 6 (3.00%) SAP CAR
4 4 (2.00%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (1.00%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.00%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 2 (1.00%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.50%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.50%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.50%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.50%) Office 365
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.50%) Internet
1 7 (3.50%) Network Security
2 2 (1.00%) Firewall
2 2 (1.00%) MPLS
3 1 (0.50%) DHCP
3 1 (0.50%) DNS
3 1 (0.50%) Junos
3 1 (0.50%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.50%) VLAN
3 1 (0.50%) WAN
3 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.00%) DB2
3 7 (3.50%) MySQL
4 5 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.00%) Power BI
6 3 (1.50%) Big Data
6 3 (1.50%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.00%) QlikView
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.50%) HBase
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.00%) Grunt
3 3 (1.50%) Xcode
4 2 (1.00%) gulp
5 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.50%) JIRA
5 1 (0.50%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.50%) Mocha
5 1 (0.50%) MorphX
5 1 (0.50%) NUnit
5 1 (0.50%) Selenium
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.50%) Toad
5 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (11.00%) Finance
2 8 (4.00%) Automotive
3 5 (2.50%) Banking
3 5 (2.50%) Retail Finance
3 5 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.00%) Marketing
5 2 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) French Language
6 1 (0.50%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.50%) Law
6 1 (0.50%) Legal
6 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (28.00%) Developer
2 39 (19.50%) Analyst
3 31 (15.50%) Consultant
4 22 (11.00%) SAP Consultant
5 19 (9.50%) Business Analyst
6 14 (7.00%) Project Manager
7 13 (6.50%) Magento Developer
8 12 (6.00%) WebSphere Developer
9 11 (5.50%) Architect
9 11 (5.50%) SAP Retail Consultant
10 8 (4.00%) Collaboration Consultant
10 8 (4.00%) Data Consultant
10 8 (4.00%) Network Consultant
10 8 (4.00%) SQL Analyst
10 8 (4.00%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.50%) Implementation Manager
11 7 (3.50%) SQL Support Analyst
12 6 (3.00%) Help Desk Support
12 6 (3.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
12 6 (3.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.00%) HTML
2 29 (14.50%) CSS
3 12 (6.00%) JSP
4 10 (5.00%) Dojo
4 10 (5.00%) EJB
4 10 (5.00%) JPA
5 7 (3.50%) jQuery
6 6 (3.00%) JSON
6 6 (3.00%) React
6 6 (3.00%) Sass
7 4 (2.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.50%) .NET
8 3 (1.50%) XML
9 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.00%) J2EE
9 2 (1.00%) MDX
9 2 (1.00%) Spring
9 2 (1.00%) Spring MVC
9 2 (1.00%) Web Services
9 2 (1.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.50%) User Experience
2 9 (4.50%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.50%) FMCG
4 5 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.50%) EPoS
5 3 (1.50%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.50%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.50%) Fintech
6 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.50%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.50%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.50%) Windows
2 8 (4.00%) Linux
3 7 (3.50%) Apple iOS
3 7 (3.50%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.50%) Android
7 2 (1.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.50%) Unix
8 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 16 (8.00%) ITIL
4 12 (6.00%) Business Analysis
4 12 (6.00%) Data Modelling
5 11 (5.50%) Migration
5 11 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (5.00%) SDLC
6 10 (5.00%) UML
6 10 (5.00%) Use Case
7 9 (4.50%) Data Migration
7 9 (4.50%) ERD
8 8 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (4.00%) MVC
8 8 (4.00%) TDD
9 7 (3.50%) B2B
9 7 (3.50%) ETL
9 7 (3.50%) Front End Development
9 7 (3.50%) Project Management
10 6 (3.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (21.50%) SQL
2 20 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (9.50%) Java
4 13 (6.50%) PHP
5 6 (3.00%) Apple Swift
5 6 (3.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.50%) C#
7 2 (1.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (1.00%) Go
7 2 (1.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.50%) Python
8 1 (0.50%) Ruby
8 1 (0.50%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.50%) X++
8 1 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (1.00%) Degree
1 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.50%) CISA
2 1 (0.50%) CISM
2 1 (0.50%) CISSP
2 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.50%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (0.50%) PhD
2 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.50%) PMP
2 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Certification
2 1 (0.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.00%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) GDPR
2 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.50%) COBIT
3 1 (0.50%) COSO
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (2.00%) Puppet
2 1 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (25.50%) SAP
2 28 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (11.50%) Oracle
4 6 (3.00%) Apple
5 5 (2.50%) hybris
5 5 (2.50%) VMware
6 4 (2.00%) Tableau
6 4 (2.00%) Zend
7 3 (1.50%) JDA
8 2 (1.00%) Google
8 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.00%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.50%) ATG
9 1 (0.50%) Axway
9 1 (0.50%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.50%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.50%) Demandware
9 1 (0.50%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.50%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.50%) Teradata