The first 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 18 April 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 South Yorkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 35 38 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing Retail 6 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.71% 0.87% 4.00%
As % of the General category 6.12% 4.48% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate £310 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.95% +31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £386
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
98 67 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 28.00% 19.53% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 45 39
Average daily rate £375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.96 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.75% -27.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Retail
Yorkshire

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -2 4 £310 - 1
Barnsley - - - - 1
Doncaster - - - - 2
Rotherham - - - - 1
Retail
Yorkshire

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Banking
3 8 (28.57%) Retail Banking
4 7 (25.00%) SAP
4 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (17.86%) SAP Retail
6 4 (14.29%) ERP
6 4 (14.29%) ABAP
6 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) QA
7 3 (10.71%) FATCA
7 3 (10.71%) EPoS
7 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (10.71%) Billing
7 3 (10.71%) SAP ERP
8 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.14%) BASE24
8 2 (7.14%) ATM
8 2 (7.14%) Change Management
8 2 (7.14%) Project Governance
8 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (3.57%) Information Architecture
9 1 (3.57%) RedPrairie
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (3.57%) Velocity
9 1 (3.57%) User Stories
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
9 1 (3.57%) Management Information System

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) SAP Retail
2 3 (10.71%) SAP ERP
3 2 (7.14%) BASE24
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (3.57%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) ATM
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Banking
3 8 (28.57%) Retail Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Billing
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Business Analyst
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
1 8 (28.57%) Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) SAP Retail Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Designer
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) User Experience Architect
5 1 (3.57%) User Experience Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Master Data Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Project Planner
5 1 (3.57%) DBA
5 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Information Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (3.57%) Functional Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) EPoS
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (14.29%) ERP
2 4 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) Project Governance
5 1 (3.57%) Information Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) User Stories
5 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.57%) Workflow
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) RDF
5 1 (3.57%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Logistics
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
1 1 (3.57%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 3 (10.71%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) RedPrairie
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) CA
2 1 (3.57%) Retek