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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 66 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 45.83% 29.09% 30.30%
As % of the General category 52.38% 32.88% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 46 36
Average daily rate
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£398 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.11% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £493 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £14.13 £6.50
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +117.30%
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
126 146 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 87.50% 88.48% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 119 73
Average daily rate £415 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.93% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 76 (69.09%) Banking
2 70 (63.64%) Finance
3 49 (44.55%) Retail Banking
4 48 (43.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (24.55%) Project Management
6 16 (14.55%) PRINCE2
7 13 (11.82%) Credit Risk
7 13 (11.82%) SAS
8 12 (10.91%) Migration
9 11 (10.00%) Validation
9 11 (10.00%) MS Project
9 11 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 10 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (8.18%) SQL
11 9 (8.18%) MS Excel
12 8 (7.27%) MS Office
12 8 (7.27%) UML
12 8 (7.27%) Change Management
12 8 (7.27%) Resource Management
13 6 (5.45%) Pega
13 6 (5.45%) Change Control
13 6 (5.45%) Use Case
13 6 (5.45%) Requirements Management
13 6 (5.45%) Legal
13 6 (5.45%) Workflow
13 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
13 6 (5.45%) Stakeholder Analysis
14 5 (4.55%) ETL

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (11.82%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (10.00%) MS Project
2 9 (8.18%) MS Excel
3 8 (7.27%) MS Office
4 5 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.91%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (3.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (2.73%) OLAP
3 3 (2.73%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.82%) Xcelsius
4 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.82%) MS Access
4 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.91%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) ERwin
General
1 76 (69.09%) Banking
2 70 (63.64%) Finance
3 49 (44.55%) Retail Banking
4 6 (5.45%) Legal
5 2 (1.82%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (42.73%) Analyst
2 39 (35.45%) Business Analyst
3 33 (30.00%) Project Manager
4 15 (13.64%) Lead Business Analyst
5 7 (6.36%) Lead Project Manager
6 6 (5.45%) PMO Manager
6 6 (5.45%) Developer
7 5 (4.55%) SAS Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Test Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) Banking Business Analyst
8 4 (3.64%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.73%) DBA
10 2 (1.82%) Assistant Project Manager
10 2 (1.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
10 2 (1.82%) Financial Business Analyst
10 2 (1.82%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 2 (1.82%) Implementation Manager
10 2 (1.82%) Implementation Analyst
11 1 (0.91%) Implementation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) Credit Risk
2 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.82%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.82%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.91%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (43.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (24.55%) Project Management
3 16 (14.55%) PRINCE2
4 12 (10.91%) Migration
5 11 (10.00%) Validation
5 11 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 8 (7.27%) UML
6 8 (7.27%) Change Management
6 8 (7.27%) Resource Management
7 6 (5.45%) Change Control
7 6 (5.45%) Use Case
7 6 (5.45%) Requirements Management
7 6 (5.45%) Workflow
7 6 (5.45%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 5 (4.55%) ETL
8 5 (4.55%) Data Modelling
8 5 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (3.64%) BPMN
9 4 (3.64%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.18%) SQL
2 2 (1.82%) VBA
3 1 (0.91%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (3.64%) APMP
2 4 (3.64%) ISEB
3 3 (2.73%) SAS Certification
3 3 (2.73%) PMP
3 3 (2.73%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.91%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (5.45%) Pega
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.64%) TIBCO
3 3 (2.73%) HP
3 3 (2.73%) SAP
3 3 (2.73%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle
5 1 (0.91%) Teradata
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