The 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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 38 33 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Contract jobs citing Retail 37 48 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.71% 5.48% 9.59%
As % of the General category 14.86% 17.98% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 81
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.38 £16.20 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-23.56% +1.25%
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 Leeds region.

General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
249 267 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 25.00% 30.48% 33.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 152 218
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 12
Average hourly rate - £13.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 31 (33.33%) Finance
2 26 (27.96%) E-Commerce
3 18 (19.35%) Project Management
4 15 (16.13%) Banking
5 14 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (13.98%) Retail Banking
6 13 (13.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (11.83%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (11.83%) Migration
8 10 (10.75%) JD Edwards
8 10 (10.75%) HP
8 10 (10.75%) QA
9 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (9.68%) Business Analysis
10 8 (8.60%) ITIL
11 7 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (7.53%) SQL
11 7 (7.53%) Oracle
11 7 (7.53%) Cisco
11 7 (7.53%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (6.45%) Blue Coat
12 6 (6.45%) OPNET
12 6 (6.45%) BMC
12 6 (6.45%) Lisp
12 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
12 6 (6.45%) CCNP
12 6 (6.45%) EIGRP
12 6 (6.45%) DMZ
12 6 (6.45%) BGP
12 6 (6.45%) WLAN

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.38%) MS Office
2 4 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.08%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) EIGRP
1 6 (6.45%) DMZ
1 6 (6.45%) BGP
1 6 (6.45%) WLAN
1 6 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (3.23%) DMVPN
2 3 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (3.23%) WAN
2 3 (3.23%) LAN
3 2 (2.15%) Firewall
3 2 (2.15%) Network Security
4 1 (1.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.15%) QlikView
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.08%) MS Access
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.15%) JUnit
2 2 (2.15%) Selenium
General
1 31 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (16.13%) Banking
3 13 (13.98%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Advertising
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) German Language
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (47.31%) Analyst
2 23 (24.73%) Business Analyst
3 16 (17.20%) Project Manager
4 14 (15.05%) Test Analyst
5 8 (8.60%) Developer
5 8 (8.60%) JDE Business Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) Business Manager
6 7 (7.53%) Business Project Manager
7 6 (6.45%) Network Specialist
8 5 (5.38%) JDE Consultant
8 5 (5.38%) Consultant
8 5 (5.38%) Business Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Network Design Specialist
10 3 (3.23%) Functional Test Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) .NET
2 3 (3.23%) HTML5
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (3.23%) WCF
2 3 (3.23%) WPF
2 3 (3.23%) Silverlight
2 3 (3.23%) jQuery
2 3 (3.23%) Middleware
2 3 (3.23%) HTML
2 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.23%) Web Services
3 2 (2.15%) Flash
4 1 (1.08%) WinRT
4 1 (1.08%) CSS3
4 1 (1.08%) LINQ
4 1 (1.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.23%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.15%) AS400
3 2 (2.15%) iSeries
3 2 (2.15%) FMCG
4 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.08%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.96%) E-Commerce
2 18 (19.35%) Project Management
3 14 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.98%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (11.83%) Migration
6 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (9.68%) Business Analysis
7 8 (8.60%) ITIL
8 5 (5.38%) Project Planning
8 5 (5.38%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.38%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.38%) Change Management
8 5 (5.38%) Network Design
9 4 (4.30%) Release Management
9 4 (4.30%) Waterfall
10 3 (3.23%) Functional Testing
10 3 (3.23%) Web Development
10 3 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.53%) SQL
2 6 (6.45%) Lisp
3 4 (4.30%) C#
4 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.08%) PHP
5 1 (1.08%) VB
5 1 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.45%) CCNP
3 4 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.23%) CCDP
4 3 (3.23%) CCNA
5 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.08%) Degree
6 1 (1.08%) CCDA
6 1 (1.08%) ISEB
6 1 (1.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (11.83%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (6.45%) OPNET
3 3 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.08%) Puppet
4 1 (1.08%) MOM
Vendors
1 10 (10.75%) JD Edwards
1 10 (10.75%) HP
2 7 (7.53%) Oracle
2 7 (7.53%) Cisco
3 6 (6.45%) Blue Coat
3 6 (6.45%) BMC
3 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.45%) F5
3 6 (6.45%) TippingPoint
4 3 (3.23%) Motorola
5 2 (2.15%) SAP
6 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.08%) Informatica
6 1 (1.08%) BT
6 1 (1.08%) VMware
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