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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 29 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Retail 50 48 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.76% 5.39% 7.94%
As % of the General category 17.54% 19.43% 29.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 39 69
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.89 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-38.26% +12.50%
General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
285 247 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.12% 27.72% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 138 206
Average daily rate £360 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
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 28 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 28 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 31 (31.31%) E-Commerce
2 29 (29.29%) Finance
3 17 (17.17%) Project Management
4 16 (16.16%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (14.14%) HP Quality Center
7 13 (13.13%) Migration
8 12 (12.12%) Banking
9 10 (10.10%) JD Edwards
9 10 (10.10%) Business Analysis
10 9 (9.09%) HP
11 8 (8.08%) SQL
11 8 (8.08%) ITIL
11 8 (8.08%) Retail Banking
12 7 (7.07%) Oracle
13 6 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (6.06%) Cisco
13 6 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (6.06%) Supplier Management
13 6 (6.06%) QA
13 6 (6.06%) Waterfall
14 5 (5.05%) F5
14 5 (5.05%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (5.05%) Logistics
14 5 (5.05%) TippingPoint
14 5 (5.05%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (5.05%) BMC
14 5 (5.05%) Lisp
14 5 (5.05%) CCNP
14 5 (5.05%) DMZ

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.01%) SugarCRM
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Office
1 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) DMZ
1 5 (5.05%) BGP
1 5 (5.05%) EIGRP
1 5 (5.05%) WLAN
1 5 (5.05%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (5.05%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (3.03%) LAN
2 3 (3.03%) WAN
3 2 (2.02%) DMVPN
3 2 (2.02%) Firewall
3 2 (2.02%) Network Security
3 2 (2.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.01%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.02%) QlikView
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.01%) Essbase
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.02%) Selenium
2 2 (2.02%) JUnit
3 1 (1.01%) Maven
General
1 29 (29.29%) Finance
2 12 (12.12%) Banking
3 8 (8.08%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Games
5 2 (2.02%) Advertising
5 2 (2.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) German Language
6 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (46.46%) Analyst
2 23 (23.23%) Business Analyst
3 18 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 16 (16.16%) Test Analyst
5 8 (8.08%) JDE Business Analyst
6 7 (7.07%) Developer
6 7 (7.07%) Business Project Manager
6 7 (7.07%) Business Manager
7 6 (6.06%) Network Specialist
8 5 (5.05%) Consultant
8 5 (5.05%) Business Consultant
8 5 (5.05%) JDE Consultant
9 4 (4.04%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Programme Manager
10 3 (3.03%) Architect
10 3 (3.03%) Network Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Service Management Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) .NET
2 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.03%) WCF
2 3 (3.03%) WPF
2 3 (3.03%) Silverlight
2 3 (3.03%) jQuery
2 3 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (3.03%) HTML5
2 3 (3.03%) Middleware
2 3 (3.03%) HTML
3 2 (2.02%) Web Services
3 2 (2.02%) Flash
4 1 (1.01%) CSS
4 1 (1.01%) LINQ
4 1 (1.01%) LAMP
4 1 (1.01%) CSS3
4 1 (1.01%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.03%) N-Tier
1 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
1 3 (3.03%) FMCG
2 2 (2.02%) iSeries
2 2 (2.02%) AS400
3 1 (1.01%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.01%) PMI
3 1 (1.01%) EPoS
3 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.01%) Linux
1 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.31%) E-Commerce
2 17 (17.17%) Project Management
3 16 (16.16%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (13.13%) Migration
6 10 (10.10%) Business Analysis
7 8 (8.08%) ITIL
8 6 (6.06%) Supplier Management
8 6 (6.06%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.05%) Logistics
9 5 (5.05%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.05%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.05%) Change Management
10 4 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.04%) Network Design
10 4 (4.04%) Release Management
10 4 (4.04%) Test Scripting
11 3 (3.03%) Integration Testing
11 3 (3.03%) Test Management
11 3 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.08%) SQL
2 5 (5.05%) Lisp
3 4 (4.04%) C#
4 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.05%) CCNP
3 4 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.03%) CCNA
5 2 (2.02%) CCDP
5 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.01%) ISEB
6 1 (1.01%) CISSP
6 1 (1.01%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (14.14%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.05%) OPNET
3 2 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.01%) MOM
4 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (10.10%) JD Edwards
2 9 (9.09%) HP
3 7 (7.07%) Oracle
4 6 (6.06%) Cisco
5 5 (5.05%) BMC
5 5 (5.05%) Blue Coat
5 5 (5.05%) TippingPoint
5 5 (5.05%) F5
6 3 (3.03%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.02%) RedPrairie
7 2 (2.02%) Motorola
7 2 (2.02%) SAP
8 1 (1.01%) IBM
8 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.01%) Informatica
8 1 (1.01%) Pega
8 1 (1.01%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.01%) BT
8 1 (1.01%) MKS
8 1 (1.01%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago