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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 50 48 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 32.05% 33.10% 26.44%
As % of the General category 48.54% 40.68% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 42
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£356 £396 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% -3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £294 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £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 £16.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-46.77% +12.72%
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
103 118 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 66.03% 81.38% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 108 97
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 £266 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 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 3 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 84 (79.25%) Banking
2 74 (69.81%) Finance
3 58 (54.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (47.17%) Retail Banking
5 32 (30.19%) Project Management
6 16 (15.09%) Migration
7 10 (9.43%) MS Project
7 10 (9.43%) PRINCE2
7 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (8.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (8.49%) Change Management
9 8 (7.55%) Business Analysis
9 8 (7.55%) Legal
9 8 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
11 6 (5.66%) Oracle
11 6 (5.66%) Microsoft
11 6 (5.66%) SQL
11 6 (5.66%) Risk Management
11 6 (5.66%) Data Analysis
11 6 (5.66%) Resource Management
11 6 (5.66%) Data Migration
12 5 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (4.72%) Mobile Payment
13 4 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (3.77%) Credit Risk
13 4 (3.77%) APMP
13 4 (3.77%) Firewall
13 4 (3.77%) ISEB
13 4 (3.77%) MS Office

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 3 (2.83%) SAS
2 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (9.43%) MS Project
2 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) Firewall
2 3 (2.83%) Internet
3 2 (1.89%) Extranet
3 2 (1.89%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (1.89%) HTTP
3 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.89%) DNS
3 2 (1.89%) SSL
3 2 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.89%) DB2
1 2 (1.89%) OLAP
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.94%) Data Mart
2 1 (0.94%) IDMS
2 1 (0.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (0.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (0.94%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.89%) ClearQuest
General
1 84 (79.25%) Banking
2 74 (69.81%) Finance
3 50 (47.17%) Retail Banking
4 8 (7.55%) Legal
5 2 (1.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.94%) Front Office
6 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.94%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 49 (46.23%) Project Manager
2 39 (36.79%) Analyst
3 33 (31.13%) Business Analyst
4 14 (13.21%) Lead Project Manager
5 10 (9.43%) Banking Business Analyst
6 9 (8.49%) Lead Business Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Implementation Manager
8 3 (2.83%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Programme Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Administrator
8 3 (2.83%) Payments Business Analyst
9 2 (1.89%) Firewall Specialist
9 2 (1.89%) Senior Manager
9 2 (1.89%) Data Analyst
9 2 (1.89%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (1.89%) Test Analyst
9 2 (1.89%) Applications Specialist
10 1 (0.94%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (0.94%) Consultant
10 1 (0.94%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.89%) XML
1 2 (1.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (3.77%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.89%) DataPower
4 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.94%) IVR
5 1 (0.94%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.83%) UNIX
1 3 (2.83%) AIX
1 3 (2.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (54.72%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (30.19%) Project Management
3 16 (15.09%) Migration
4 10 (9.43%) PRINCE2
5 9 (8.49%) Change Management
5 9 (8.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (7.55%) Business Analysis
7 6 (5.66%) Data Analysis
7 6 (5.66%) Resource Management
7 6 (5.66%) Data Migration
7 6 (5.66%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (2.83%) Scrum
9 3 (2.83%) Programme Management
9 3 (2.83%) Mobile Commerce
9 3 (2.83%) UML
9 3 (2.83%) Business Transformation
10 2 (1.89%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 2 (1.89%) Data Modelling
10 2 (1.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.66%) SQL
2 3 (2.83%) VBA
2 3 (2.83%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 8 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (3.77%) ISEB
2 4 (3.77%) APMP
3 1 (0.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.94%) QA
1 1 (0.94%) FATCA
Vendors
1 6 (5.66%) Oracle
1 6 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.77%) SAP
3 2 (1.89%) IBM
3 2 (1.89%) Pega
3 2 (1.89%) Imperva
3 2 (1.89%) F5
4 1 (0.94%) BMC
4 1 (0.94%) Remedy
4 1 (0.94%) Business Objects
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