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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 36 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Retail 13 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.95% 1.49% 1.92%
As % of the General category 10.66% 5.38% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 3
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£475 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £400 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.26% +40.00%
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
122 93 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 27.66% 27.76% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 63 33
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £478 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £7.50 £12.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 -1 8 £500 - 2
Doncaster -8 1 £160 -60.00%
Retail
Yorkshire

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 20 (68.97%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Banking
3 9 (31.03%) Retail Banking
4 7 (24.14%) Middleware
5 6 (20.69%) ETL
6 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.24%) Ab Initio
6 5 (17.24%) QA
6 5 (17.24%) Data Integration
6 5 (17.24%) Reference Data
6 5 (17.24%) Analytics
6 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.34%) SAP
7 3 (10.34%) CRM
7 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
8 2 (6.90%) JSON
8 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.90%) REST
8 2 (6.90%) Open Source
8 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Requirements Management
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (6.90%) ERP
8 2 (6.90%) JMS
8 2 (6.90%) Web Services
8 2 (6.90%) XML
8 2 (6.90%) XSD

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.90%) NetWeaver
1 2 (6.90%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) DMZ
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
1 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.45%) Wireless
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) DB2
General
1 20 (68.97%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Banking
3 9 (31.03%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Change Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Ab Initio Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Business Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Programme Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Business Change Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Business Change Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Change Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Change Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Field Service Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (6.90%) JSON
2 2 (6.90%) REST
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (6.90%) JMS
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) XSD
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (6.90%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Integration
1 5 (17.24%) Reference Data
2 2 (6.90%) Open Source
2 2 (6.90%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) EPoS
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ETL
2 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (17.24%) Analytics
2 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
3 3 (10.34%) CRM
3 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Requirements Management
4 2 (6.90%) ERP
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.90%) SOA
4 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 2 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.45%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (3.45%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Java
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Ab Initio
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Software AG
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Intel
4 1 (3.45%) Progress
4 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.45%) GoldenSource