Period
to 16 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 29 41
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12 +4
Contract jobs citing Retail 27 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 5.95% 5.31% 2.96%
As % of the General category 16.56% 21.54% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 9
Merseyside median daily rate £416 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +25.00% -22.73%
10th Percentile £313 £130 £179
90th Percentile £611 £499 £442
North West median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year +8.00% - -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 163 130 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 35.90% 24.67% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 73 100
Merseyside median daily rate £419 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% +13.31% -14.42%
10th Percentile £200 £230 £263
90th Percentile £634 £488 £489
North West median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.11 £13.00 £22.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.85% -42.02% +86.85%
10th Percentile £12.02 £13.00 £12.48
90th Percentile £13.77 £21.20 £33.36
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% -12.00% -18.09%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Merseyside

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Merseyside

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Merseyside over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Merseyside

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Merseyside

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
Liverpool +12 25 £433 +1.76% 13
Southport - 1 £275 - 1
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Retail.

1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) HTML
2 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) CSS
2 7 (25.93%) jQuery
3 6 (22.22%) Scrum
4 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
4 5 (18.52%) Re-Platforming
5 4 (14.81%) Customer-Centricity
5 4 (14.81%) DNA
5 4 (14.81%) Internet
5 4 (14.81%) C
5 4 (14.81%) Web Design
5 4 (14.81%) HTML5
5 4 (14.81%) CSS3
5 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (14.81%) Ember.js
5 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
5 4 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (14.81%) React
5 4 (14.81%) Front End Development
6 3 (11.11%) Workday HCM
6 3 (11.11%) Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 3 (11.11%) REST
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (11.11%) Web Development

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.70%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Workday HCM
2 2 (7.41%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (3.70%) Base SAS
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Interactive Media
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (11.11%) Functional Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Project Leader
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Workday Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Web Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) CSS
1 7 (25.93%) HTML
1 7 (25.93%) jQuery
2 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
2 4 (14.81%) CSS3
2 4 (14.81%) Ember.js
2 4 (14.81%) HTML5
2 4 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (14.81%) React
3 3 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) .NET
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (3.70%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) EPoS
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Android
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Scrum
3 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
3 5 (18.52%) Re-Platforming
4 4 (14.81%) Customer-Centricity
4 4 (14.81%) DNA
4 4 (14.81%) Front End Development
4 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (14.81%) Web Design
5 3 (11.11%) Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Web Development
5 3 (11.11%) Workflow
6 2 (7.41%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.81%) C
3 3 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) SAP
1 3 (11.11%) Workday
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (7.41%) Siebel
2 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Xamarin