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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 5 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 43 21 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 27.92% 12.73% 38.84%
As % of the General category 37.07% 20.59% 43.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 19 83
Average daily rate
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£416 £367 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £306 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +4.51%
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
116 102 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 75.32% 61.82% 89.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 78 182
Average daily rate £413 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014, 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 65 (73.03%) Banking
2 42 (47.19%) Finance
3 41 (46.07%) Retail Banking
4 32 (35.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.48%) Credit Risk
6 10 (11.24%) SAS
6 10 (11.24%) Data Analysis
7 9 (10.11%) Content Management
7 9 (10.11%) SEO
7 9 (10.11%) Legal
7 9 (10.11%) Change Management
7 9 (10.11%) Copywriting
8 8 (8.99%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
9 7 (7.87%) SQL
9 7 (7.87%) Benchmarking
9 7 (7.87%) Project Management
9 7 (7.87%) Test Scripting
9 7 (7.87%) Customer Insight
9 7 (7.87%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 7 (7.87%) User Experience
9 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (6.74%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (6.74%) Validation
10 6 (6.74%) Business Analysis
11 5 (5.62%) Mainframe
11 5 (5.62%) ISEB
11 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
11 5 (5.62%) QA
12 4 (4.49%) Business Transformation

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 10 (11.24%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.37%) MS Project
4 2 (2.25%) MS Office
4 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) ATM
1 1 (1.12%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (3.37%) OLAP
3 2 (2.25%) MS Access
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.25%) Xcelsius
3 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.12%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.12%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.12%) Rational Rose
General
1 65 (73.03%) Banking
2 42 (47.19%) Finance
3 41 (46.07%) Retail Banking
4 9 (10.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (34.83%) Analyst
2 21 (23.60%) Business Analyst
3 17 (19.10%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.99%) Test Analyst
5 7 (7.87%) Designer
6 6 (6.74%) Lead Business Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Developer
7 5 (5.62%) SAS Developer
7 5 (5.62%) PMO Manager
7 5 (5.62%) User Experience Designer
8 4 (4.49%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.37%) Payments Business Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.25%) Programme Director
10 2 (2.25%) Communications Manager
10 2 (2.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
10 2 (2.25%) Content Manager
11 1 (1.12%) Risk Consultant
11 1 (1.12%) PMO Assistant
11 1 (1.12%) Digital Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Credit Risk
2 9 (10.11%) Copywriting
3 7 (7.87%) User Experience
3 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.62%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.37%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.12%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.12%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.96%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (11.24%) Data Analysis
3 9 (10.11%) Content Management
3 9 (10.11%) SEO
3 9 (10.11%) Change Management
4 8 (8.99%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (7.87%) Test Scripting
5 7 (7.87%) Benchmarking
5 7 (7.87%) Project Management
5 7 (7.87%) Customer Insight
6 6 (6.74%) Validation
6 6 (6.74%) Business Analysis
7 4 (4.49%) Migration
7 4 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.49%) Business Transformation
8 3 (3.37%) Software Testing
8 3 (3.37%) ETL
8 3 (3.37%) Resource Management
9 2 (2.25%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.25%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.87%) SQL
2 2 (2.25%) VBA
3 1 (1.12%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) ISEB
2 3 (3.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (3.37%) SAS Certification
2 3 (3.37%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.12%) Degree
3 1 (1.12%) APMP
3 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.37%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.25%) Pega
4 1 (1.12%) HP
4 1 (1.12%) BMC
4 1 (1.12%) Remedy
4 1 (1.12%) Teradata
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