Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 32 34
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2 +2
Contract jobs citing Retail 31 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 6.25% 3.59% 3.96%
As % of the General category 16.49% 11.68% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 23
Merseyside median daily rate £500 £425 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.59% +269.57% -72.94%
10th Percentile £376 £105 £105
90th Percentile £600 £648 £588
North West median daily rate £425 £415 £390
% change year-on-year +2.41% +6.41% -8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £16.98 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year +25.80% - -

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 188 137 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 37.90% 30.72% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 90 92
Merseyside median daily rate £466 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.01% +8.39% -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £198 £183
90th Percentile £620 £603 £599
North West median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.06 £13.00 £22.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.27% -42.02% +54.64%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.18 £12.48
90th Percentile £13.49 £19.15 £33.36
North West median hourly rate £26.21 £21.78 £22.85
% change year-on-year +20.34% -4.66% -34.73%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 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
Liverpool +13 29 £500 +284.62% 3
St Helens - 1 - - 1
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Retail.

1 12 (38.71%) E-Commerce
2 10 (32.26%) SQL
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) Unix
4 7 (22.58%) PL/SQL
5 6 (19.35%) Re-Platforming
6 5 (16.13%) NHS
6 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (16.13%) SDLC
7 4 (12.90%) Analytics
7 4 (12.90%) IaaS
7 4 (12.90%) VPN
7 4 (12.90%) ERP
7 4 (12.90%) DNA
7 4 (12.90%) Java
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle
7 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
7 4 (12.90%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (12.90%) Network Virtualisation
7 4 (12.90%) Customer-Centricity
8 3 (9.68%) Workday
8 3 (9.68%) Workshop Facilitation
8 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
8 3 (9.68%) Change Management
8 3 (9.68%) Firewall
8 3 (9.68%) C
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (9.68%) B2C
8 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
8 3 (9.68%) EPoS

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 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.23%) SAS
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Workday HCM
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.90%) IaaS
3 3 (9.68%) PaaS
4 2 (6.45%) Office 365
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) VPN
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) IPsec
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.23%) Automotive
1 1 (3.23%) Banking
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Architect
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Functional Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Project Leader
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Workday Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Azure Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Data Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Designer
4 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) ERP Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (6.45%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) J2EE
1 1 (3.23%) JSON
1 1 (3.23%) Sass
1 1 (3.23%) Spring
1 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
1 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) NHS
2 3 (9.68%) EPoS
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) E-Commerce
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) Re-Platforming
4 5 (16.13%) SDLC
5 4 (12.90%) Analytics
5 4 (12.90%) Customer-Centricity
5 4 (12.90%) DNA
5 4 (12.90%) ERP
5 4 (12.90%) Network Virtualisation
6 3 (9.68%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (9.68%) B2C
6 3 (9.68%) Change Management
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
6 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.68%) Process Improvement
6 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) Workshop Facilitation
7 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.45%) High Availability
7 2 (6.45%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) PL/SQL
3 4 (12.90%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) C
4 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) Java 8
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Workday
3 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) SAP