The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Leeds region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 36 42 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -27
Contract jobs citing Retail 46 39 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.26% 4.44% 9.03%
As % of the General category 15.23% 16.18% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 75
Average daily rate
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£325 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.55% +25.00%
General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
302 241 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.94% 27.45% 29.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 133 222
Average daily rate £363 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Retail
West Yorkshire

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Leeds region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Leeds region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 32 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 29 (30.21%) Finance
3 17 (17.71%) Project Management
4 15 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (14.58%) Migration
5 14 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (12.50%) Banking
7 10 (10.42%) JD Edwards
8 9 (9.38%) Business Analysis
9 8 (8.33%) Retail Banking
9 8 (8.33%) SQL
9 8 (8.33%) ITIL
10 7 (7.29%) Oracle
11 6 (6.25%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (6.25%) HP
12 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
12 5 (5.21%) Change Management
12 5 (5.21%) Supplier Management
12 5 (5.21%) Test Scripting
13 4 (4.17%) Release Management
13 4 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
13 4 (4.17%) .NET
13 4 (4.17%) C#
13 4 (4.17%) Data Modelling
13 4 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
14 3 (3.13%) WAN

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.04%) SugarCRM
2 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.04%) TeamSite
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Office
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) LAN
1 3 (3.13%) WAN
2 2 (2.08%) WLAN
2 2 (2.08%) DMZ
2 2 (2.08%) BGP
2 2 (2.08%) EIGRP
2 2 (2.08%) Firewall
2 2 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.04%) 2G
3 1 (1.04%) Network Security
3 1 (1.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.08%) QlikView
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.04%) Essbase
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.08%) JUnit
2 2 (2.08%) Maven
2 2 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 29 (30.21%) Finance
2 12 (12.50%) Banking
3 8 (8.33%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.13%) Games
5 2 (2.08%) Advertising
5 2 (2.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.04%) German Language
6 1 (1.04%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (43.75%) Analyst
2 20 (20.83%) Business Analyst
3 19 (19.79%) Project Manager
4 16 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 8 (8.33%) JDE Business Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Business Project Manager
6 7 (7.29%) Business Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Business Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) JDE Consultant
8 4 (4.17%) Programme Manager
8 4 (4.17%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Functional Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Network Specialist
9 3 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Service Management Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Functional Test Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Agile Project Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) .NET
2 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.13%) WCF
2 3 (3.13%) WPF
2 3 (3.13%) Silverlight
2 3 (3.13%) jQuery
2 3 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (3.13%) HTML5
2 3 (3.13%) Middleware
2 3 (3.13%) HTML
3 2 (2.08%) Web Services
3 2 (2.08%) Flash
4 1 (1.04%) CSS
4 1 (1.04%) LINQ
4 1 (1.04%) LAMP
4 1 (1.04%) CSS3
4 1 (1.04%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.13%) N-Tier
1 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
1 3 (3.13%) FMCG
2 2 (2.08%) iSeries
2 2 (2.08%) AS400
3 1 (1.04%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.04%) PMI
3 1 (1.04%) EPoS
3 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.04%) UNIX
1 1 (1.04%) Linux
1 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 17 (17.71%) Project Management
3 15 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (14.58%) Migration
4 14 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 8 (8.33%) ITIL
7 6 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.21%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.21%) Change Management
8 5 (5.21%) Supplier Management
9 4 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.17%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.17%) Release Management
10 3 (3.13%) Integration Testing
10 3 (3.13%) Test Management
10 3 (3.13%) SOA
10 3 (3.13%) ERP
10 3 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.33%) SQL
2 4 (4.17%) C#
3 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.08%) Lisp
5 1 (1.04%) PHP
5 1 (1.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.08%) CCNP
3 2 (2.08%) CCNA
4 1 (1.04%) CCDA
4 1 (1.04%) ISEB
4 1 (1.04%) CISSP
4 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) SLA
1 3 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.08%) OPNET
3 1 (1.04%) MOM
3 1 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (10.42%) JD Edwards
2 7 (7.29%) Oracle
3 6 (6.25%) HP
4 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.13%) Cisco
6 2 (2.08%) IBM
6 2 (2.08%) SAP
6 2 (2.08%) BMC
6 2 (2.08%) MKS
6 2 (2.08%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.08%) TippingPoint
6 2 (2.08%) RedPrairie
6 2 (2.08%) F5
7 1 (1.04%) Pega
7 1 (1.04%) VMware
7 1 (1.04%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.04%) BT
7 1 (1.04%) Informatica
7 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
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