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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 24 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 20 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 7.75% 16.43% 17.53%
As % of the General category 14.49% 44.23% 51.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -27.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £213 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
- +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -
Retail
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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
138 52 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 53.49% 37.14% 33.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 30 18
Average daily rate £375 £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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 20 (46.51%) Oracle
2 15 (34.88%) Project Management
3 10 (23.26%) Oracle Retail
4 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (18.60%) Finance
6 7 (16.28%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
6 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
7 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
7 5 (11.63%) CRM
7 5 (11.63%) MS Office
7 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.63%) SQL
7 5 (11.63%) E-Learning
8 4 (9.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (9.30%) InDesign
8 4 (9.30%) Publishing
8 4 (9.30%) Statistics
8 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
8 4 (9.30%) HTML
8 4 (9.30%) Photoshop
8 4 (9.30%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (9.30%) ITIL
8 4 (9.30%) Adobe
8 4 (9.30%) Change Management
8 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.30%) Learning Management System
8 4 (9.30%) Adobe Captivate

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
1 5 (11.63%) MS Office
2 4 (9.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (9.30%) InDesign
2 4 (9.30%) Photoshop
2 4 (9.30%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (4.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle Retail
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Publishing
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Back Office
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Consultant
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Implementation Manager
4 4 (9.30%) E-Learning Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Deployment Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Build Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Environment Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Software Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle HR Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Manager
6 2 (4.65%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 2 (4.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) E-Learning
3 4 (9.30%) Statistics
3 4 (9.30%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.33%) LPAR
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Project Management
2 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
4 5 (11.63%) CRM
4 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL
5 4 (9.30%) Change Management
5 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
5 4 (9.30%) Release Management
6 3 (6.98%) Customer Insight
6 3 (6.98%) Matrix Management
6 3 (6.98%) Analytics
6 3 (6.98%) Customer Analytics
7 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) Business Transformation
7 2 (4.65%) Software Deployment
8 1 (2.33%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.98%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (9.30%) Adobe
4 1 (2.33%) OpenText