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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 55 38 22
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -16
Contract jobs citing Retail 33 40 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.04% 4.21% 6.72%
As % of the General category 12.22% 14.29% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 37
Average daily rate
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£413 £320 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.90% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £273 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +47.61%
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
270 280 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 24.91% 29.44% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 172 124
Average daily rate £388 £351 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £269 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £17.50 £9.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £21.50 £113.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 26 (35.62%) Finance
2 24 (32.88%) Project Management
3 23 (31.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (27.40%) Banking
5 15 (20.55%) Retail Banking
5 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
6 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
7 12 (16.44%) PRINCE2
8 11 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (13.70%) E-Commerce
10 9 (12.33%) Supplier Management
11 8 (10.96%) Logistics
12 7 (9.59%) HP
12 7 (9.59%) QA
13 6 (8.22%) TippingPoint
13 6 (8.22%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (8.22%) F5
13 6 (8.22%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (8.22%) CCNP
13 6 (8.22%) CCDP
13 6 (8.22%) Cisco
13 6 (8.22%) IBM
13 6 (8.22%) WLAN
13 6 (8.22%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (8.22%) BMC
13 6 (8.22%) Lisp
13 6 (8.22%) BGP
13 6 (8.22%) MS Office
13 6 (8.22%) Oracle
13 6 (8.22%) EIGRP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (2.74%) SAS
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.37%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.22%) MS Office
3 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.11%) MS Project
4 1 (1.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Magento
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (8.22%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (8.22%) WLAN
1 6 (8.22%) BGP
1 6 (8.22%) EIGRP
2 5 (6.85%) DMZ
3 4 (5.48%) DMVPN
3 4 (5.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (4.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.74%) QlikView
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.37%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) DB2
3 1 (1.37%) OLAP
3 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) MS Access
3 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.37%) OLTP
3 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.37%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.37%) Big Data
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
1 1 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 26 (35.62%) Finance
2 20 (27.40%) Banking
3 15 (20.55%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Project Manager
2 15 (20.55%) Analyst
3 11 (15.07%) Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Programme Manager
5 6 (8.22%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Portfolio Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Design Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) PMO Manager
7 4 (5.48%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Magento Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) QlikView Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Senior PMO Manager
9 2 (2.74%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Coordinator
9 2 (2.74%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.74%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) HTML
1 3 (4.11%) CSS
1 3 (4.11%) jQuery
2 2 (2.74%) WPF
2 2 (2.74%) JSON
2 2 (2.74%) CSS3
2 2 (2.74%) WebSockets
2 2 (2.74%) HTML5
2 2 (2.74%) Underscore.js
2 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.74%) Web Services
2 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.74%) .NET
3 1 (1.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (1.37%) MDX
3 1 (1.37%) WCF
3 1 (1.37%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.74%) FMCG
2 1 (1.37%) EPoS
2 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) UNIX
1 1 (1.37%) Windows
1 1 (1.37%) AIX
1 1 (1.37%) Solaris
1 1 (1.37%) Linux
1 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Project Management
2 23 (31.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (16.44%) PRINCE2
4 11 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (13.70%) E-Commerce
6 9 (12.33%) Supplier Management
7 8 (10.96%) Logistics
8 6 (8.22%) Network Design
9 5 (6.85%) Asset Management
9 5 (6.85%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.85%) Project Planning
10 4 (5.48%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.48%) PRINCE
10 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (4.11%) Migration
11 3 (4.11%) Web Design
11 3 (4.11%) CRM
11 3 (4.11%) ERP
11 3 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) Lisp
2 5 (6.85%) SQL
3 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.11%) PHP
3 3 (4.11%) C
4 2 (2.74%) C#
4 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.37%) XAML
5 1 (1.37%) VB
5 1 (1.37%) VBA
5 1 (1.37%) C++
5 1 (1.37%) Java
5 1 (1.37%) Python
5 1 (1.37%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) CCNP
1 6 (8.22%) CCDP
1 6 (8.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.74%) ISEB
3 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.37%) PMP
3 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.37%) APMP
3 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (5.48%) OPNET
2 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) HP
3 6 (8.22%) TippingPoint
3 6 (8.22%) F5
3 6 (8.22%) Cisco
3 6 (8.22%) IBM
3 6 (8.22%) BMC
3 6 (8.22%) Oracle
4 5 (6.85%) Motorola
5 4 (5.48%) Blue Coat
6 3 (4.11%) SAP
7 1 (1.37%) VMware
7 1 (1.37%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.37%) hybris
7 1 (1.37%) Venda
7 1 (1.37%) NetSuite
Leeds
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 - £455 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago