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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 5 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Retail 46 50 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 29.30% 28.57% 16.67%
As % of the General category 37.70% 37.59% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 49 28
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£356 £435 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.16% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £326 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £505 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.14% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.96 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.31% -57.50%
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
122 133 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 77.71% 76.00% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 119 85
Average daily rate £356 £410 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.17% +5.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 79 (87.78%) Banking
2 65 (72.22%) Finance
3 50 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (46.67%) Retail Banking
5 27 (30.00%) Project Management
6 20 (22.22%) Migration
7 12 (13.33%) MS Project
8 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 9 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 8 (8.89%) Credit Risk
9 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (6.67%) Data Migration
10 6 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.67%) Legal
10 6 (6.67%) Change Management
11 5 (5.56%) UNIX
11 5 (5.56%) AIX
11 5 (5.56%) SAS
11 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
11 5 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (5.56%) Data Analysis
11 5 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (4.44%) APMP
12 4 (4.44%) SQL
12 4 (4.44%) Mobile Commerce
13 3 (3.33%) IBM
13 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
13 3 (3.33%) Oracle
13 3 (3.33%) MS Office

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (5.56%) SAS
2 3 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) MS Project
2 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) HTTP
1 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.22%) DNS
1 2 (2.22%) SSL
1 2 (2.22%) Intranet
1 2 (2.22%) Internet
1 2 (2.22%) Extranet
1 2 (2.22%) Firewall
1 2 (2.22%) BIG-IP
1 2 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (1.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) OLAP
1 3 (3.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (2.22%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (2.22%) DB2
3 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.11%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.11%) IDMS
3 1 (1.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.22%) ClearQuest
General
1 79 (87.78%) Banking
2 65 (72.22%) Finance
3 42 (46.67%) Retail Banking
4 6 (6.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 33 (36.67%) Analyst
3 28 (31.11%) Business Analyst
4 15 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) Lead Project Manager
6 8 (8.89%) Lead Business Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
8 4 (4.44%) Administrator
9 3 (3.33%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Payments Business Analyst
10 2 (2.22%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.22%) Junior
10 2 (2.22%) Developer
10 2 (2.22%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.22%) Consultant
10 2 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.22%) Data Analyst
10 2 (2.22%) Junior Project Manager
10 2 (2.22%) PMO Analyst
10 2 (2.22%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (1.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Credit Risk
1 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.11%) IVR
5 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.56%) UNIX
1 5 (5.56%) AIX
2 2 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (1.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (30.00%) Project Management
3 20 (22.22%) Migration
4 9 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.67%) Change Management
6 5 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 5 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (4.44%) Mobile Commerce
8 3 (3.33%) ETL
8 3 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (3.33%) Resource Management
8 3 (3.33%) Business Transformation
9 2 (2.22%) Data Mapping
9 2 (2.22%) Data Architecture
9 2 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.22%) Test Scripting
9 2 (2.22%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.44%) SQL
2 2 (2.22%) VBA
2 2 (2.22%) PL/1
3 1 (1.11%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) APMP
2 3 (3.33%) ISEB
2 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) FATCA
2 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle
2 3 (3.33%) IBM
3 2 (2.22%) F5
3 2 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (1.11%) BMC
4 1 (1.11%) Remedy
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £340 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £340 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £340 - £470 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £475.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago