The 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 37 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 3 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.15% 12.85% 12.11%
As % of the General category 3.66% 33.33% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £365 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +30.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £396
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £160.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.96 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.31% -57.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

General Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
82 69 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 31.54% 38.55% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 31 32
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £239 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £160.00 £9.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1677.77% -41.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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
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 28 August 2015, 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 7 (41.18%) Oracle
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (17.65%) Release Management
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) MS Office
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (5.88%) Banking
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.88%) FMCG
6 1 (5.88%) LPAR
6 1 (5.88%) People Management
6 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Lync
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Office 365

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Build Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Environment Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Transition Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Account Director
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Account Director
4 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Test Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) FMCG
2 1 (5.88%) LPAR
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 3 (17.65%) Release Management
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) OOD
5 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C++
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Lotus
2 1 (5.88%) Apple
2 1 (5.88%) OpenText