The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 29 June 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
England > North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 34 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Contract jobs citing Retail 131 163 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.43% 4.34% 3.94%
As % of the General category 13.56% 13.15% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 96 80
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.59%  
10th Percentile £335 £286 £249
90th Percentile £800 £572 £551
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £12.00
England median hourly rate £14.75 £12.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +18.00% -26.47%  

Retail is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 966 1240 1301
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.68% 32.99% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 815 1157 1137
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
10th Percentile £263 £263 £269
90th Percentile £550 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 61 68
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.31% +27.03%  
10th Percentile £11.75 £13.25 £14.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £42.73 £51.51
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in the North West

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in the North West

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in the North West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in the North West

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in the North West

Retail
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 74 £425 - 52
Cheshire +17 19 £425 - 8
Merseyside -1 10 £438 +22.89% 7
Lancashire +10 9 £415 +38.33% 4
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Retail.

1 74 (28.35%) Finance
2 56 (21.46%) SAP
3 53 (20.31%) Banking
4 50 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (16.86%) SQL
6 41 (15.71%) Retail Banking
7 35 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (10.34%) E-Commerce
9 26 (9.96%) Data Modelling
10 24 (9.20%) Migration
10 24 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (8.81%) SAP Retail
11 23 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (7.66%) SQL Server
13 19 (7.28%) Microsoft
14 17 (6.51%) Project Management
14 17 (6.51%) IBM
14 17 (6.51%) Analytics
14 17 (6.51%) Data Migration
15 16 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (6.13%) Microsoft Excel
16 14 (5.36%) DB2
16 14 (5.36%) MySQL
16 14 (5.36%) Business Analysis
16 14 (5.36%) JIRA
17 12 (4.60%) Java
17 12 (4.60%) ETL
18 11 (4.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 11 (4.21%) SAS
18 11 (4.21%) Risk Management

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (4.21%) SAS
2 8 (3.07%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.15%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.15%) IIS
4 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.77%) Apache
5 2 (0.77%) CICS
6 1 (0.38%) CMS
6 1 (0.38%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (6.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.77%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 23 (8.81%) SAP Retail
2 5 (1.92%) SAP CO
2 5 (1.92%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.53%) SAP CAR
3 4 (1.53%) SAP MDG
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (1.15%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.38%) SAP AFS
6 1 (0.38%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.77%) GitHub
2 2 (0.77%) Office 365
3 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.53%) FTP
1 4 (1.53%) HTTP
1 4 (1.53%) HTTPS
1 4 (1.53%) SSL
2 1 (0.38%) DMZ
2 1 (0.38%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.38%) Firewall
2 1 (0.38%) LAN
2 1 (0.38%) SAN
2 1 (0.38%) Skype
2 1 (0.38%) SMS
2 1 (0.38%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (0.38%) WAN
2 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (5.36%) DB2
3 14 (5.36%) MySQL
4 10 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.68%) SAP Data Services
7 6 (2.30%) Big Data
8 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.53%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.53%) MySQL Workbench
9 4 (1.53%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.15%) Power BI
10 3 (1.15%) QlikView
11 2 (0.77%) Data Mart
11 2 (0.77%) MS Access
11 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (5.36%) JIRA
2 7 (2.68%) ERwin
3 4 (1.53%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.15%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.77%) Subversion
5 2 (0.77%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.38%) Selenium
6 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 74 (28.35%) Finance
2 53 (20.31%) Banking
3 41 (15.71%) Retail Banking
4 7 (2.68%) Marketing
5 3 (1.15%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.77%) Advertising
6 2 (0.77%) Back Office
6 2 (0.77%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.77%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (25.29%) Analyst
2 35 (13.41%) Consultant
3 34 (13.03%) Architect
4 33 (12.64%) Business Analyst
5 31 (11.88%) Developer
6 30 (11.49%) Project Manager
7 28 (10.73%) SAP Consultant
8 20 (7.66%) SAP Retail Consultant
9 13 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (4.60%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
11 11 (4.21%) SAP Architect
12 9 (3.45%) IT Manager
12 9 (3.45%) Retail Business Analyst
12 9 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (3.07%) Banking Analyst
13 8 (3.07%) Data Architect
13 8 (3.07%) Financial Analyst
14 7 (2.68%) IT Project Manager
14 7 (2.68%) Network Consultant
14 7 (2.68%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.07%) .NET
2 6 (2.30%) HTML
2 6 (2.30%) Web Services
3 5 (1.92%) J2EE
3 5 (1.92%) XML
4 4 (1.53%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.53%) CSS
4 4 (1.53%) EDIFACT
4 4 (1.53%) JDBC
4 4 (1.53%) JMS
4 4 (1.53%) jQuery
4 4 (1.53%) ODBC
5 3 (1.15%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.77%) Ajax
7 1 (0.38%) HTML5
7 1 (0.38%) ISPF
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.07%) Credit Risk
3 7 (2.68%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.30%) FMCG
4 6 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.92%) EPoS
5 5 (1.92%) User Experience
6 4 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.15%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.38%) Clustering
9 1 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.38%) Fintech
9 1 (0.38%) IPTV
9 1 (0.38%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.07%) Unix
2 5 (1.92%) Linux
2 5 (1.92%) Windows
3 4 (1.53%) Android
4 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (10.34%) E-Commerce
4 26 (9.96%) Data Modelling
5 24 (9.20%) Migration
6 23 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (6.51%) Analytics
7 17 (6.51%) Data Migration
7 17 (6.51%) Project Management
8 14 (5.36%) Business Analysis
9 12 (4.60%) ETL
10 11 (4.21%) Risk Management
10 11 (4.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (3.83%) Data Management
12 8 (3.07%) Change Management
12 8 (3.07%) Data Integration
12 8 (3.07%) Logistics
12 8 (3.07%) Time Management
12 8 (3.07%) UML
13 7 (2.68%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (16.86%) SQL
2 12 (4.60%) Java
3 6 (2.30%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.92%) C#
4 5 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.53%) ActionScript
5 4 (1.53%) ActionScript 2.0
5 4 (1.53%) ActionScript 3.0
5 4 (1.53%) Python
6 3 (1.15%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.77%) AWK
7 2 (0.77%) C
7 2 (0.77%) JCL
7 2 (0.77%) Korn
7 2 (0.77%) R
7 2 (0.77%) sed
7 2 (0.77%) VB
8 1 (0.38%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.38%) COBOL
8 1 (0.38%) REXX
Qualifications
1 7 (2.68%) Degree
2 3 (1.15%) ISEB
2 3 (1.15%) PhD
3 2 (0.77%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.38%) PMP
4 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.30%) IFRS
1 6 (2.30%) IFRS 9
2 5 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.92%) PMO
3 4 (1.53%) SLA
4 3 (1.15%) GDPR
5 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.77%) QA
6 1 (0.38%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) RACF
1 1 (0.38%) Time Sharing Option
1 1 (0.38%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) CA Endevor
1 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.38%) Puppet
1 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 56 (21.46%) SAP
2 19 (7.28%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.51%) IBM
4 9 (3.45%) Oracle
5 4 (1.53%) Axway
6 3 (1.15%) Adobe
6 3 (1.15%) Embarcadero
6 3 (1.15%) HP
7 2 (0.77%) Ab Initio
7 2 (0.77%) DataFlux
7 2 (0.77%) EMC
7 2 (0.77%) Splunk
7 2 (0.77%) Tableau
7 2 (0.77%) Talend
7 2 (0.77%) Teradata
7 2 (0.77%) Vertica
8 1 (0.38%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.38%) hybris
8 1 (0.38%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.38%) SOASTA, Inc
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