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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 53 42 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 34.19% 31.11% 29.37%
As % of the General category 43.44% 38.53% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 41 36
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£396 £330 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -
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
122 109 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 78.71% 80.74% 70.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 82 76
Average daily rate £400 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £459 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 83 (72.17%) Banking
2 79 (68.70%) Finance
3 60 (52.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 57 (49.57%) Retail Banking
5 33 (28.70%) Project Management
6 21 (18.26%) PRINCE2
7 16 (13.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (10.43%) MS Project
9 11 (9.57%) UML
9 11 (9.57%) Migration
9 11 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (9.57%) Resource Management
9 11 (9.57%) Business Analysis
10 10 (8.70%) Validation
10 10 (8.70%) Change Management
11 9 (7.83%) Risk Management
11 9 (7.83%) MS Office
12 8 (6.96%) Workflow
12 8 (6.96%) Legal
12 8 (6.96%) Use Case
12 8 (6.96%) Stakeholder Analysis
12 8 (6.96%) Pega
13 7 (6.09%) MS Excel
13 7 (6.09%) Data Modelling
13 7 (6.09%) Microsoft
14 6 (5.22%) SAP
14 6 (5.22%) Change Control
14 6 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
14 6 (5.22%) Requirements Management
14 6 (5.22%) Agile Software Development

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 4 (3.48%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (10.43%) MS Project
2 9 (7.83%) MS Office
3 7 (6.09%) MS Excel
4 6 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.87%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) Firewall
2 1 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 4 (3.48%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) ERwin
General
1 83 (72.17%) Banking
2 79 (68.70%) Finance
3 57 (49.57%) Retail Banking
4 8 (6.96%) Legal
5 3 (2.61%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.87%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 49 (42.61%) Analyst
2 45 (39.13%) Project Manager
3 41 (35.65%) Business Analyst
4 14 (12.17%) Lead Business Analyst
5 13 (11.30%) Lead Project Manager
6 6 (5.22%) Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (3.48%) PMO Manager
7 4 (3.48%) Test Analyst
7 4 (3.48%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (3.48%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (2.61%) DBA
8 3 (2.61%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (2.61%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 3 (2.61%) Implementation Manager
8 3 (2.61%) Financial Business Analyst
9 2 (1.74%) Risk Manager
9 2 (1.74%) Implementation Analyst
9 2 (1.74%) Firewall Specialist
9 2 (1.74%) Applications Specialist
9 2 (1.74%) Assistant Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.35%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.74%) DataPower
4 1 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.87%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (52.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (28.70%) Project Management
3 21 (18.26%) PRINCE2
4 11 (9.57%) UML
4 11 (9.57%) Migration
4 11 (9.57%) Business Analysis
4 11 (9.57%) Resource Management
5 10 (8.70%) Validation
5 10 (8.70%) Change Management
6 9 (7.83%) Risk Management
7 8 (6.96%) Workflow
7 8 (6.96%) Use Case
7 8 (6.96%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 7 (6.09%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.22%) Requirements Management
9 6 (5.22%) Change Control
10 5 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (3.48%) BPMN
11 4 (3.48%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.48%) SQL
2 1 (0.87%) VBA
2 1 (0.87%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (4.35%) ISEB
3 4 (3.48%) APMP
4 3 (2.61%) PMP
4 3 (2.61%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.87%) VCP4
5 1 (0.87%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (6.96%) Pega
2 7 (6.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.22%) SAP
4 5 (4.35%) Oracle
5 4 (3.48%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.61%) HP
7 2 (1.74%) Imperva
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