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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 37 60 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 24.18% 33.71% 30.36%
As % of the General category 38.14% 41.96% 39.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 57 29
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£356 £330 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% -9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
- +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -
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
97 143 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 63.40% 80.34% 77.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 118 62
Average daily rate £356 £355 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £459 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 80 (73.39%) Banking
2 75 (68.81%) Finance
3 60 (55.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (45.87%) Retail Banking
5 36 (33.03%) Project Management
6 21 (19.27%) PRINCE2
7 16 (14.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (13.76%) Migration
9 13 (11.93%) MS Project
10 11 (10.09%) Business Analysis
11 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (9.17%) Legal
12 9 (8.26%) Validation
12 9 (8.26%) UML
12 9 (8.26%) MS Excel
12 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (7.34%) Resource Management
13 8 (7.34%) Risk Management
14 7 (6.42%) Change Management
14 7 (6.42%) MS Office
14 7 (6.42%) Microsoft
14 7 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (5.50%) MS PowerPoint
15 6 (5.50%) Pega
15 6 (5.50%) Use Case
15 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
15 6 (5.50%) Change Control
15 6 (5.50%) ISEB
15 6 (5.50%) Data Modelling
15 6 (5.50%) SAP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (1.83%) SAS
1 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (11.93%) MS Project
2 9 (8.26%) MS Excel
3 7 (6.42%) MS Office
4 6 (5.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) Firewall
2 2 (1.83%) Internet
3 1 (0.92%) Extranet
3 1 (0.92%) HTTP
3 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.92%) DNS
3 1 (0.92%) SSL
3 1 (0.92%) Intranet
3 1 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.92%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (0.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) ERwin
General
1 80 (73.39%) Banking
2 75 (68.81%) Finance
3 50 (45.87%) Retail Banking
4 10 (9.17%) Legal
5 3 (2.75%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.83%) Marketing
7 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.92%) Front Office
7 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (43.12%) Analyst
2 46 (42.20%) Project Manager
3 40 (36.70%) Business Analyst
4 15 (13.76%) Lead Business Analyst
5 14 (12.84%) Lead Project Manager
6 7 (6.42%) Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Implementation Manager
7 4 (3.67%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (1.83%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (1.83%) Implementation Analyst
8 2 (1.83%) Firewall Specialist
8 2 (1.83%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 2 (1.83%) Risk Manager
8 2 (1.83%) Payments Business Analyst
8 2 (1.83%) PMO Manager
8 2 (1.83%) Applications Specialist
9 1 (0.92%) Database Designer
9 1 (0.92%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.59%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (1.83%) DataPower
4 1 (0.92%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.92%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.92%) UNIX
1 1 (0.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (55.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 36 (33.03%) Project Management
3 21 (19.27%) PRINCE2
4 15 (13.76%) Migration
5 11 (10.09%) Business Analysis
6 9 (8.26%) Validation
6 9 (8.26%) UML
6 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (7.34%) Resource Management
7 8 (7.34%) Risk Management
8 7 (6.42%) Change Management
8 7 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.50%) Use Case
9 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 6 (5.50%) Change Control
9 6 (5.50%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.50%) Workflow
10 5 (4.59%) Requirements Management
10 5 (4.59%) Data Analysis
11 4 (3.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.59%) SQL
2 1 (0.92%) VBA
2 1 (0.92%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 16 (14.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (5.50%) ISEB
3 3 (2.75%) PMP
3 3 (2.75%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.75%) APMP
4 1 (0.92%) CCA
4 1 (0.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) FATCA
Vendors
1 7 (6.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.50%) Pega
2 6 (5.50%) SAP
2 6 (5.50%) Oracle
3 2 (1.83%) Imperva
3 2 (1.83%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.92%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.92%) F5
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £259 - £260 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £340.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £405 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago