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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 22 37 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 19.47% 25.52% 27.92%
As % of the General category 32.35% 33.33% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 42
Median daily rate £350 £356 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £259 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £438 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £17.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +43.75%
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
68 111 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 60.18% 76.55% 75.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 95 104
Median daily rate £375 £356 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £259 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +20.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 September 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 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Retail.

1 39 (76.47%) Banking
2 37 (72.55%) Finance
3 28 (54.90%) Retail Banking
4 25 (49.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (25.49%) Business Analysis
6 12 (23.53%) Project Management
7 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (11.76%) SAS
9 6 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (9.80%) Credit Risk
10 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
10 5 (9.80%) Migration
11 4 (7.84%) Change Management
11 4 (7.84%) Scrum
11 4 (7.84%) MS Office
11 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
11 4 (7.84%) QA
12 3 (5.88%) Requirements Management
12 3 (5.88%) JIRA
12 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
12 3 (5.88%) Data Mapping
12 3 (5.88%) Confluence
12 3 (5.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 3 (5.88%) Line Management
12 3 (5.88%) ISEB
12 3 (5.88%) ETL
12 3 (5.88%) ATM
12 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
12 3 (5.88%) UML

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.76%) SAS
2 3 (5.88%) Confluence
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.84%) MS Office
4 2 (3.92%) MS Project
4 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.96%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 39 (76.47%) Banking
2 37 (72.55%) Finance
3 28 (54.90%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Back Office
4 2 (3.92%) Front Office
5 1 (1.96%) Law
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Analyst
2 18 (35.29%) Business Analyst
3 13 (25.49%) Project Manager
4 7 (13.73%) Banking Project Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Business Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Mortgage Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Project Assistant
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Banking Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Lead Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Mortgage Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) SAS Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Scrum Master
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Architect
9 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (25.49%) Business Analysis
3 12 (23.53%) Project Management
4 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.80%) Migration
6 4 (7.84%) Change Management
6 4 (7.84%) Scrum
7 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Data Mapping
7 3 (5.88%) ETL
7 3 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Line Management
7 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.88%) Requirements Management
7 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 3 (5.88%) UML
8 2 (3.92%) Data Privacy
8 2 (3.92%) Project Governance
8 2 (3.92%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) PL/1
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
1 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) ISEB
2 2 (3.92%) APMP
3 1 (1.96%) PMP
3 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Cognos
3 1 (1.96%) SAP