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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 29 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 8 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.37% 3.30% 1.64%
As % of the General category 7.84% 11.01% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £396 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +34.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £383 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £432 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.96 £30.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +71.83%
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
102 109 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 30.18% 29.95% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 72 40
Average daily rate £375 £396 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £33.30 £8.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.46% +293.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 August 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 August 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 +7 7 £425 +7.32% 4
Doncaster - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
Retail
Yorkshire

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) CCA
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (15.38%) QA
3 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
3 2 (15.38%) WCF
3 2 (15.38%) Wealth Management
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) SaaS
3 2 (15.38%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Portal

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (7.69%) TeamSite
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Retail
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Functional Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
1 2 (15.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
1 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) SOA
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
2 2 (15.38%) Wealth Management
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Use Case
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
3 1 (7.69%) User Stories
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Retek
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) MKS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft