The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Bradford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 23 27 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 16.08% 17.53% 23.17%
As % of the General category 42.59% 51.92% 54.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 7
Average daily rate £275 £378 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.15% -20.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £212 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £494 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £389 £383
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
54 52 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 37.76% 33.77% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 20
Average daily rate £311 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £484 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Retail
West Yorkshire

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Bradford region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 18 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (20.37%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (20.37%) Migration
2 11 (20.37%) Oracle ODI
3 10 (18.52%) Oracle Database
3 10 (18.52%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (16.67%) ETL
4 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (16.67%) SQL
5 8 (14.81%) Finance
6 7 (12.96%) ITIL
6 7 (12.96%) Data Migration
6 7 (12.96%) Programme Management
7 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
8 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (7.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (7.41%) Analytics
9 4 (7.41%) Data Integration
9 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (7.41%) R
9 4 (7.41%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (7.41%) Banking
9 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
9 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
9 4 (7.41%) OLAP
9 4 (7.41%) Oracle Reports

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (20.37%) Oracle ODI
2 10 (18.52%) Oracle Database
2 10 (18.52%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.41%) OLAP
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (7.41%) Data Mining
4 4 (7.41%) Essbase
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.85%) DTS
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Retail Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (12.96%) Project Manager
1 7 (12.96%) Developer
1 7 (12.96%) OBIEE Developer
2 6 (11.11%) Analyst
2 6 (11.11%) Architect
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle BI Developer
4 4 (7.41%) DBA
4 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Administrator
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (5.56%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (3.70%) ETL Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Deskside Support
6 2 (3.70%) Project Officer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Project Support Officer
6 2 (3.70%) Support Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (3.70%) Java EE
3 1 (1.85%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Data Integration
2 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.70%) UNIX
2 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.85%) AIX
3 1 (1.85%) HPUX
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Migration
2 9 (16.67%) ETL
2 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (12.96%) ITIL
3 7 (12.96%) Data Migration
3 7 (12.96%) Programme Management
4 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.41%) Analytics
6 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.41%) Project Management
7 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.56%) Performance Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) R
2 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
1 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.85%) PMP
2 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.85%) APMP
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) Informatica
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) HP
2 1 (1.85%) Endeca
2 1 (1.85%) Unica
2 1 (1.85%) EPiServer