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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 45 50 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 26.16% 31.65% 32.81%
As % of the General category 42.06% 38.76% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 45 37
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£356 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £289 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £461 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +122.22%
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
107 129 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 62.21% 81.65% 82.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 112 82
Average daily rate £356 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 74 (74.00%) Banking
2 66 (66.00%) Finance
3 54 (54.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (44.00%) Retail Banking
5 29 (29.00%) Project Management
6 13 (13.00%) Migration
7 12 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (10.00%) MS Project
9 9 (9.00%) PRINCE2
9 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
9 9 (9.00%) Legal
9 9 (9.00%) Risk Management
9 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (8.00%) Change Management
10 8 (8.00%) Oracle
10 8 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (7.00%) MS Office
11 7 (7.00%) Resource Management
11 7 (7.00%) Business Analysis
12 6 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (6.00%) SAP
12 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (6.00%) UML
13 5 (5.00%) Data Modelling
13 5 (5.00%) ISEB
13 5 (5.00%) SQL
13 5 (5.00%) Data Analysis
13 5 (5.00%) Use Case
13 5 (5.00%) Stakeholder Analysis

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (10.00%) MS Project
2 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.00%) MS Office
4 6 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) Firewall
2 3 (3.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (2.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (2.00%) Extranet
3 2 (2.00%) SSL
3 2 (2.00%) Intranet
3 2 (2.00%) HTTP
3 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) DB2
1 2 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.00%) OLAP
2 1 (1.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.00%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.00%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) ClearQuest
1 2 (2.00%) ClearCase
General
1 74 (74.00%) Banking
2 66 (66.00%) Finance
3 44 (44.00%) Retail Banking
4 9 (9.00%) Legal
5 3 (3.00%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.00%) Marketing
6 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 44 (44.00%) Project Manager
2 36 (36.00%) Analyst
3 30 (30.00%) Business Analyst
4 11 (11.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 11 (11.00%) Lead Project Manager
5 5 (5.00%) Implementation Manager
5 5 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (3.00%) Programme Manager
6 3 (3.00%) Administrator
6 3 (3.00%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (2.00%) Payments Business Analyst
7 2 (2.00%) Data Analyst
7 2 (2.00%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (2.00%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (2.00%) Firewall Specialist
7 2 (2.00%) Risk Manager
7 2 (2.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (2.00%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (2.00%) Senior Manager
8 1 (1.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 2 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.00%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (3.00%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.00%) DataPower
4 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.00%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.00%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.00%) UNIX
2 2 (2.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (54.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (29.00%) Project Management
3 13 (13.00%) Migration
4 9 (9.00%) PRINCE2
4 9 (9.00%) Risk Management
4 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 8 (8.00%) Change Management
6 7 (7.00%) Resource Management
6 7 (7.00%) Business Analysis
7 6 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.00%) UML
8 5 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.00%) Data Analysis
8 5 (5.00%) Use Case
8 5 (5.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 4 (4.00%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.00%) Workflow
9 4 (4.00%) Mobile Commerce
10 3 (3.00%) Validation
10 3 (3.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.00%) VBA
2 2 (2.00%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 8 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (5.00%) ISEB
3 3 (3.00%) APMP
4 1 (1.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.00%) FATCA
Vendors
1 8 (8.00%) Oracle
2 6 (6.00%) SAP
2 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.00%) Pega
4 2 (2.00%) F5
4 2 (2.00%) Imperva
4 2 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (1.00%) BMC
5 1 (1.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.00%) Remedy
5 1 (1.00%) TIBCO
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