Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 31 43
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 19 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.29% 5.42% 2.57%
As % of the General category 12.18% 23.78% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 11
Merseyside median daily rate £350 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% -9.09%
10th Percentile £313 £130 £193
90th Percentile £425 £610 £460
North West median daily rate £398 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -6.47% - +4.62%
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% -10.34%

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 156 143 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 35.21% 22.81% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 80 89
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -9.09%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £213
90th Percentile £595 £514 £463
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.11 - £8.93
10th Percentile £12.32 - £8.83
90th Percentile £13.99 - £9.04
North West median hourly rate £23.15 £22.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year +5.23% -19.27% -22.14%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +8 17 £363 -14.71% 6
Southport - 1 £275 -
Retail
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) jQuery
2 7 (36.84%) Scrum
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) HTML5
4 4 (21.05%) CSS3
4 4 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (21.05%) Ember.js
4 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
4 4 (21.05%) React
4 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) Internet
4 4 (21.05%) Web Design
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) QA
5 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
5 3 (15.79%) Interactive Media
5 3 (15.79%) JIRA
5 3 (15.79%) TIBCO
5 3 (15.79%) SAP FI
5 3 (15.79%) SAP
5 3 (15.79%) Workflow
5 3 (15.79%) GAP Analysis

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 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Base SAS
1 1 (5.26%) MS Access
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Interactive Media
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (15.79%) Project Leader
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Access Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Excel Developer
5 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) CSS
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
1 7 (36.84%) jQuery
2 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
2 4 (21.05%) CSS3
2 4 (21.05%) Ember.js
2 4 (21.05%) HTML5
2 4 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (21.05%) React
3 3 (15.79%) REST
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (5.26%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) EPoS
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
3 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (21.05%) Web Design
4 3 (15.79%) API Testing
4 3 (15.79%) BDD
4 3 (15.79%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Kanban
4 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
4 3 (15.79%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.79%) Traceability Matrix
4 3 (15.79%) Web Development
4 3 (15.79%) Workflow
5 2 (10.53%) Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Data Management
6 1 (5.26%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (5.26%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) SAP
1 3 (15.79%) Siebel
1 3 (15.79%) TIBCO
2 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.26%) Xamarin