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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 11 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 13 35 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 13.68% 22.73% 33.33%
As % of the General category 15.85% 36.46% 41.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 33 55
Average daily rate £440 £356 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £284 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £459 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.13 £20.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -23.80%
Retail
West Yorkshire

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
82 96 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 86.32% 62.34% 79.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 75 116
Average daily rate £405 £356 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.76% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £259 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £467 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+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 April 2016.

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 April 2016, 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 24 (82.76%) Banking
2 21 (72.41%) Finance
3 17 (58.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (48.28%) Retail Banking
5 8 (27.59%) Project Management
6 6 (20.69%) Change Management
7 5 (17.24%) SAS
7 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) BPR
9 3 (10.34%) Legal
9 3 (10.34%) Validation
9 3 (10.34%) Migration
9 3 (10.34%) ISEB
9 3 (10.34%) Business Transformation
9 3 (10.34%) Analytics
9 3 (10.34%) QA
9 3 (10.34%) Credit Risk
9 3 (10.34%) Data Mapping
9 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (10.34%) Change Control
10 2 (6.90%) Pega
10 2 (6.90%) Use Case
10 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Stress Testing
10 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (6.90%) Requirements Management
10 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
10 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 2 (6.90%) Data Structures

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (17.24%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) IDMS
1 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
General
1 24 (82.76%) Banking
2 21 (72.41%) Finance
3 14 (48.28%) Retail Banking
4 3 (10.34%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Business Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Banking Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Risk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Banking Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Customer Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Data Quality Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Risk Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Reporting Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Telephony Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Credit Risk
3 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.45%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.45%) Economics
4 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.45%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (27.59%) Project Management
3 6 (20.69%) Change Management
4 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Analytics
5 3 (10.34%) BPR
5 3 (10.34%) Business Transformation
5 3 (10.34%) Change Control
5 3 (10.34%) Data Mapping
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (10.34%) Validation
6 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Stress Testing
6 2 (6.90%) UML
6 2 (6.90%) Use Case
6 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
1 2 (6.90%) VB
1 2 (6.90%) VBA
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Postgraduate
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) FINREP
3 1 (3.45%) COREP
3 1 (3.45%) COSO
3 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Pega
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
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Rate: £356 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £342.00 per day
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