The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 22 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 31 21 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing Retail 9 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.69% 6.49% 0.86%
As % of the General category 8.18% 23.53% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
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£425 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.39% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £13.87 £6.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +113.38%
Retail
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

General Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
110 85 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 32.84% 27.60% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 51 19
Average daily rate £375 £396 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +14.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Average hourly rate £12.38 £11.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £21.94
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.84%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -11 8 £425 +11.84% 4
Barnsley - - - -
Retail
Yorkshire

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 10 (37.04%) Banking
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 8 (29.63%) Retail Banking
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 6 (22.22%) Web Services
5 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
5 5 (18.52%) Back Office
5 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) .NET
6 4 (14.81%) XML
6 4 (14.81%) CRM
6 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
6 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
7 3 (11.11%) C#
7 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 3 (11.11%) Windows
7 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 3 (11.11%) SOA
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) Internet
7 3 (11.11%) MVC
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (11.11%) WCF
7 3 (11.11%) WPF
7 3 (11.11%) Wealth Management
7 3 (11.11%) LINQ

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.70%) TeamSite
2 1 (3.70%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) 2G
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.70%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.70%) Maven
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (37.04%) Banking
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 8 (29.63%) Retail Banking
4 5 (18.52%) Back Office
5 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.70%) Electronics
6 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Implementation Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Social Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) XML
2 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.11%) WCF
3 3 (11.11%) WPF
3 3 (11.11%) LINQ
3 3 (11.11%) RESTful
4 2 (7.41%) HTML
4 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.41%) JSON
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (3.70%) jQuery
5 1 (3.70%) XSD
5 1 (3.70%) JMS
5 1 (3.70%) WSDL
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) Online Banking
2 2 (7.41%) FMCG
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Social Media
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
1 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
2 4 (14.81%) CRM
3 3 (11.11%) Wealth Management
3 3 (11.11%) SOA
3 3 (11.11%) MVC
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) ERP
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Coaching
5 1 (3.70%) Use Case
5 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.70%) Build Automation
5 1 (3.70%) Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Logistics
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) VB
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Intel
3 1 (3.70%) Software AG
3 1 (3.70%) MKS
3 1 (3.70%) Google