The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 67 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 44.37% 28.38% 28.03%
As % of the General category 51.15% 33.07% 39.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 41 31
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£396 £330 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +44.18%
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 Halifax region.

General Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
131 127 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 86.75% 85.81% 70.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 100 69
Average daily rate £400 £340 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 84 (73.04%) Banking
2 75 (65.22%) Finance
3 56 (48.70%) Retail Banking
4 52 (45.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (26.09%) Project Management
6 18 (15.65%) PRINCE2
7 13 (11.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 13 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (10.43%) MS Project
8 12 (10.43%) Business Analysis
9 11 (9.57%) Resource Management
9 11 (9.57%) Migration
9 11 (9.57%) UML
9 11 (9.57%) SAS
10 10 (8.70%) Validation
10 10 (8.70%) Credit Risk
10 10 (8.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 9 (7.83%) MS Office
12 8 (6.96%) SQL
12 8 (6.96%) Change Management
12 8 (6.96%) Risk Management
12 8 (6.96%) Workflow
12 8 (6.96%) Use Case
12 8 (6.96%) Pega
12 8 (6.96%) Stakeholder Analysis
13 7 (6.09%) Change Control
13 7 (6.09%) MS Excel
13 7 (6.09%) Data Modelling
13 7 (6.09%) Microsoft
14 6 (5.22%) SAP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 11 (9.57%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (10.43%) MS Project
2 9 (7.83%) MS Office
3 7 (6.09%) MS Excel
4 6 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (3.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.87%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (3.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (2.61%) OLAP
3 3 (2.61%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.87%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) ERwin
General
1 84 (73.04%) Banking
2 75 (65.22%) Finance
3 56 (48.70%) Retail Banking
4 5 (4.35%) Legal
5 3 (2.61%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Front Office
6 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 51 (44.35%) Analyst
2 42 (36.52%) Business Analyst
3 39 (33.91%) Project Manager
4 16 (13.91%) Lead Business Analyst
5 12 (10.43%) Lead Project Manager
6 6 (5.22%) Banking Business Analyst
7 5 (4.35%) Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.48%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.48%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (3.48%) SAS Developer
8 4 (3.48%) PMO Manager
9 3 (2.61%) PMO Analyst
9 3 (2.61%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 3 (2.61%) Financial Business Analyst
9 3 (2.61%) DBA
10 2 (1.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
10 2 (1.74%) Applications Specialist
10 2 (1.74%) Risk Manager
10 2 (1.74%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.70%) Credit Risk
3 5 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.74%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.74%) DataPower
4 2 (1.74%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.87%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.87%) UNIX
1 1 (0.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (45.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (26.09%) Project Management
3 18 (15.65%) PRINCE2
4 12 (10.43%) Business Analysis
5 11 (9.57%) Resource Management
5 11 (9.57%) Migration
5 11 (9.57%) UML
6 10 (8.70%) Validation
7 8 (6.96%) Change Management
7 8 (6.96%) Risk Management
7 8 (6.96%) Workflow
7 8 (6.96%) Use Case
7 8 (6.96%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 7 (6.09%) Change Control
8 7 (6.09%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.22%) Requirements Management
10 5 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.48%) SOA
11 4 (3.48%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (3.48%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.96%) SQL
2 1 (0.87%) SAS Macro
2 1 (0.87%) VBA
2 1 (0.87%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 13 (11.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (4.35%) ISEB
3 4 (3.48%) APMP
4 3 (2.61%) SAS Certification
4 3 (2.61%) PMP
4 3 (2.61%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.87%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (6.96%) Pega
2 7 (6.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.22%) SAP
4 5 (4.35%) Oracle
5 4 (3.48%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.61%) HP
7 2 (1.74%) Imperva
8 1 (0.87%) Teradata
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