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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 7 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 22 45 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 16.42% 26.16% 32.05%
As % of the General category 20.75% 41.67% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 40 46
Median daily rate £405 £356 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.76% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £269 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £466 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £22.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-40.34% -56.00%
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
106 108 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 79.10% 62.79% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 86 112
Median daily rate £400 £356 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £261 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £470 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 29 (82.86%) Banking
2 24 (68.57%) Finance
3 19 (54.29%) Retail Banking
4 16 (45.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (22.86%) Project Management
6 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
6 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (17.14%) SAS
7 4 (11.43%) Change Management
7 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (11.43%) Credit Risk
8 3 (8.57%) Analytics
8 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (8.57%) Validation
8 3 (8.57%) Migration
8 3 (8.57%) ATM
8 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.57%) ISEB
8 3 (8.57%) MS Project
8 3 (8.57%) BPR
8 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
9 2 (5.71%) MS Office
9 2 (5.71%) SQL
9 2 (5.71%) XML
9 2 (5.71%) UML
9 2 (5.71%) Legal
9 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (5.71%) Stress Testing

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 (17.14%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Project
3 2 (5.71%) MS Office
4 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.86%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) ATM
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.86%) IDMS
1 1 (2.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 29 (82.86%) Banking
2 24 (68.57%) Finance
3 19 (54.29%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Legal
5 1 (2.86%) Back Office
5 1 (2.86%) Front Office
5 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Analyst
2 13 (37.14%) Business Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Project Manager
4 6 (17.14%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Lead Business Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Risk Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Lead Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Mortgage Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Project Assistant
7 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.86%) Finance Business Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Retail Business Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Senior PMO
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.86%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.86%) Economics
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.86%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (22.86%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) Change Management
5 3 (8.57%) Analytics
5 3 (8.57%) BPR
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (8.57%) Validation
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Data Mapping
6 2 (5.71%) Project Governance
6 2 (5.71%) Requirements Management
6 2 (5.71%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.71%) Stress Testing
6 2 (5.71%) UML
6 2 (5.71%) Use Case
7 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) PL/1
2 1 (2.86%) VB
2 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) FINREP
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) COREP
2 1 (2.86%) COSO
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Pega
2 1 (2.86%) SAP