Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 37 47
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 17 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.71% 4.46% 2.11%
As % of the General category 11.18% 25.44% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 12
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £475 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +32.87% -4.67%
10th Percentile £105 £113 £179
90th Percentile £575 £630 £589
North West median daily rate £413 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +0.61% -3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% -77.78%

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 152 114 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 33.19% 17.54% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 70 98
Merseyside median daily rate £403 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £248 £248
90th Percentile £573 £588 £496
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 2
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.11 £11.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.71% -31.33% +32.85%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.33 £15.75
90th Percentile £13.77 £11.33 £17.25
North West median hourly rate £19.40 £23.95 £25.12
% change year-on-year -19.00% -4.66% -18.86%

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 June 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 20 June 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 14 £400 -15.79% 7
Southport - 1 £275 -
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Analytics
5 4 (23.53%) React
5 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
5 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 4 (23.53%) CSS3
5 4 (23.53%) HTML5
5 4 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (23.53%) Ember.js
5 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
5 4 (23.53%) Internet
5 4 (23.53%) HTML
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) CSS
5 4 (23.53%) Web Design
5 4 (23.53%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) Banking
6 3 (17.65%) Interactive Media
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) QA
7 2 (11.76%) Kanban
7 2 (11.76%) BDD
7 2 (11.76%) API Testing
7 2 (11.76%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) Traceability Matrix
7 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com

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 2 (11.76%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
1 1 (5.88%) Base SAS
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.88%) MS Access
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Interactive Media
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Break Fix Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) CRM Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.88%) EPoS Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.88%) React Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
1 4 (23.53%) CSS
1 4 (23.53%) CSS3
1 4 (23.53%) Ember.js
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
1 4 (23.53%) HTML5
1 4 (23.53%) jQuery
1 4 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (23.53%) React
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (5.88%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) BYOD
1 1 (5.88%) EPoS
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) Analytics
4 4 (23.53%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
4 4 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (23.53%) Web Design
5 2 (11.76%) API Testing
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Kanban
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Traceability Matrix
6 1 (5.88%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) MaaS360
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (11.76%) SAP
1 2 (11.76%) Siebel
1 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Xamarin