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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 53 46 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 31.74% 27.71% 24.18%
As % of the General category 43.44% 35.38% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 44 41
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£356 £396 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £505 £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 £17.25 £13.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+24.19% -38.26%
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
122 130 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 73.05% 78.31% 70.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 119 93
Average daily rate £356 £396 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £505 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 72 (82.76%) Banking
2 63 (72.41%) Finance
3 52 (59.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (44.83%) Retail Banking
5 28 (32.18%) Project Management
6 17 (19.54%) Migration
7 10 (11.49%) MS Project
8 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (9.20%) PRINCE2
8 8 (9.20%) Legal
8 8 (9.20%) Change Management
9 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
9 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (8.05%) Credit Risk
9 7 (8.05%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.90%) Data Migration
10 6 (6.90%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (5.75%) Data Analysis
11 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
12 4 (4.60%) Mobile Commerce
12 4 (4.60%) SAS
12 4 (4.60%) UNIX
12 4 (4.60%) AIX
12 4 (4.60%) SQL
12 4 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (4.60%) APMP
13 3 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (3.45%) Oracle
13 3 (3.45%) ISEB

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.60%) SAS
2 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (11.49%) MS Project
2 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) Internet
2 2 (2.30%) Extranet
2 2 (2.30%) Firewall
2 2 (2.30%) BIG-IP
2 2 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (2.30%) HTTP
2 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.30%) DNS
2 2 (2.30%) SSL
2 2 (2.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) DB2
1 2 (2.30%) OLAP
1 2 (2.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.15%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.15%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.15%) IDMS
2 1 (1.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.30%) ClearQuest
General
1 72 (82.76%) Banking
2 63 (72.41%) Finance
3 39 (44.83%) Retail Banking
4 8 (9.20%) Legal
5 2 (2.30%) Marketing
6 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (45.98%) Project Manager
2 31 (35.63%) Analyst
3 27 (31.03%) Business Analyst
4 12 (13.79%) Banking Business Analyst
5 9 (10.34%) Lead Project Manager
6 6 (6.90%) Lead Business Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Implementation Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Administrator
9 2 (2.30%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.30%) Data Analyst
9 2 (2.30%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (2.30%) Programme Manager
9 2 (2.30%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.30%) PMO Manager
9 2 (2.30%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.30%) SAS Analyst
9 2 (2.30%) Payments Business Analyst
10 1 (1.15%) Business Solution Architect
10 1 (1.15%) SQL Data Analyst
10 1 (1.15%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.05%) Credit Risk
3 6 (6.90%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) IVR
5 1 (1.15%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) UNIX
1 4 (4.60%) AIX
2 2 (2.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (59.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (32.18%) Project Management
3 17 (19.54%) Migration
4 8 (9.20%) Change Management
4 8 (9.20%) PRINCE2
5 7 (8.05%) Business Analysis
5 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (6.90%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.75%) Data Analysis
8 4 (4.60%) Mobile Commerce
9 3 (3.45%) Scrum
9 3 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.30%) Programme Management
10 2 (2.30%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.30%) Project Planning
10 2 (2.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (2.30%) Test Scripting
10 2 (2.30%) Target Operating Model
10 2 (2.30%) Business Transformation
11 1 (1.15%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.60%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) VBA
2 2 (2.30%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (4.60%) APMP
3 3 (3.45%) ISEB
4 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.15%) QA
1 1 (1.15%) FATCA
Vendors
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle
3 2 (2.30%) IBM
3 2 (2.30%) F5
4 1 (1.15%) SAP
4 1 (1.15%) BMC
4 1 (1.15%) Remedy
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £259 - £356 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £297.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £423.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago