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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 23 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 21 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.56% 2.75% 2.02%
As % of the General category 19.09% 9.62% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 3
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£325 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £388 £381
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +1.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £11.75
% change year-on-year
-18.51% +14.89%
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
110 104 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 29.10% 28.57% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 69 29
Average daily rate £330 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £193 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £21.63 £12.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +14 19 £325 -7.14% 4
Retail
Yorkshire

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9 (32.14%) Banking
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 6 (21.43%) Retail Banking
4 5 (17.86%) WCF
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) .NET
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
4 5 (17.86%) Web Services
4 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.29%) SOA
5 4 (14.29%) Back Office
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 3 (10.71%) WPF
6 3 (10.71%) Wealth Management
6 3 (10.71%) LINQ
6 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
6 3 (10.71%) RESTful
6 3 (10.71%) SaaS
6 3 (10.71%) MVC
6 3 (10.71%) Internet
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
6 3 (10.71%) Windows
6 3 (10.71%) XML
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
2 1 (3.57%) TeamSite
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) DB2
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.57%) Maven
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (32.14%) Banking
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 6 (21.43%) Retail Banking
4 4 (14.29%) Back Office
5 2 (7.14%) Marketing
5 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Social Media Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
1 5 (17.86%) Web Services
1 5 (17.86%) WCF
2 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.71%) RESTful
3 3 (10.71%) WPF
3 3 (10.71%) LINQ
3 3 (10.71%) XML
3 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (3.57%) CSS3
5 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.57%) Sass
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.57%) HTML5
5 1 (3.57%) JSON
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) Online Banking
2 2 (7.14%) FMCG
3 1 (3.57%) Social Media
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
2 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.29%) SOA
4 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.71%) MVC
4 3 (10.71%) Wealth Management
5 2 (7.14%) Use Case
5 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Coaching
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) ERP
5 2 (7.14%) CRM
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) UML
6 1 (3.57%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
2 3 (10.71%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Control-M
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) MKS
3 1 (3.57%) Google
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