The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 20 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 138 136 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.39% 8.64% 11.65%
As % of the General category 22.92% 23.29% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 97 112
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£396 £327 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.28% -12.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £235 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £13.50 £6.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +107.69%
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 West Yorkshire region.

General Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
602 584 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.24% 37.10% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 375 320
Average daily rate £400 £358 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% -2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 11
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.00 £20.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Retail
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Retail Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 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
Halifax +1 66 £398 +17.05% 2
Leeds -5 46 £388 +29.16% 43
Bradford -16 21 £300 +9.09% 10
Bingley - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - -
Retail
Yorkshire

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

1 103 (38.43%) Finance
2 95 (35.45%) Banking
3 76 (28.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 66 (24.63%) Retail Banking
5 65 (24.25%) Project Management
6 34 (12.69%) PRINCE2
7 32 (11.94%) Oracle
8 26 (9.70%) SQL
9 25 (9.33%) MS Excel
10 24 (8.96%) Microsoft
11 23 (8.58%) Business Analysis
12 21 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (7.09%) HP
14 19 (7.09%) MS Office
15 16 (5.97%) Migration
16 15 (5.60%) E-Commerce
17 14 (5.22%) SAS
17 14 (5.22%) MS Project
17 14 (5.22%) Validation
17 14 (5.22%) Credit Risk
17 14 (5.22%) Oracle Retail
18 13 (4.85%) Change Management
18 13 (4.85%) ITIL
18 13 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
19 12 (4.48%) QA
20 11 (4.10%) User Acceptance Testing
20 11 (4.10%) Cisco
20 11 (4.10%) CCNP
20 11 (4.10%) Cisco Certification

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 14 (5.22%) SAS
2 3 (1.12%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.75%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 25 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.09%) MS Office
3 14 (5.22%) MS Project
4 10 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.24%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.12%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.75%) InDesign
7 2 (0.75%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (5.22%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.75%) Magento
4 1 (0.37%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.37%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.10%) WLAN
1 11 (4.10%) EIGRP
1 11 (4.10%) BGP
1 11 (4.10%) Cisco Nexus
1 11 (4.10%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (3.73%) DMZ
3 6 (2.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (2.24%) DMVPN
4 3 (1.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (0.75%) WAN
5 2 (0.75%) LAN
5 2 (0.75%) Firewall
5 2 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 8 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.24%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.87%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 5 (1.87%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.49%) OLAP
5 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.12%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (1.12%) MS Access
6 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.75%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.75%) QlikView
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.75%) Xcelsius
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
1 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.37%) Selenium
1 1 (0.37%) ERwin
1 1 (0.37%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 103 (38.43%) Finance
2 95 (35.45%) Banking
3 66 (24.63%) Retail Banking
4 6 (2.24%) Legal
5 4 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.75%) Publishing
6 2 (0.75%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 88 (32.84%) Analyst
2 59 (22.01%) Business Analyst
3 57 (21.27%) Project Manager
4 27 (10.07%) Developer
5 15 (5.60%) Lead Business Analyst
6 12 (4.48%) PMO Manager
7 11 (4.10%) Test Analyst
8 9 (3.36%) Network Engineer
9 8 (2.99%) PMO Analyst
10 7 (2.61%) Lead Project Manager
10 7 (2.61%) Project Officer
10 7 (2.61%) Project Support Officer
11 6 (2.24%) Senior Business Analyst
11 6 (2.24%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (2.24%) Network Specialist
11 6 (2.24%) Banking Business Analyst
12 5 (1.87%) Network Design Engineer
12 5 (1.87%) SAS Developer
12 5 (1.87%) Design Engineer
13 4 (1.49%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.61%) HTML
2 5 (1.87%) J2EE
3 4 (1.49%) jQuery
4 3 (1.12%) HTML5
4 3 (1.12%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.12%) CSS
4 3 (1.12%) .NET
5 2 (0.75%) WPF
5 2 (0.75%) JSON
5 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.75%) CSS3
5 2 (0.75%) WebSockets
5 2 (0.75%) Underscore.js
5 2 (0.75%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (0.37%) WCF
6 1 (0.37%) LINQ
6 1 (0.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.22%) Credit Risk
3 6 (2.24%) Mainframe
3 6 (2.24%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.87%) Statistics
4 5 (1.87%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.12%) Learning Management System
5 3 (1.12%) EPoS
6 2 (0.75%) Copywriting
6 2 (0.75%) User Experience
6 2 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (0.75%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.75%) FMCG
7 1 (0.37%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.37%) Wiki
7 1 (0.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.49%) UNIX
2 2 (0.75%) Windows
2 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.37%) AIX
3 1 (0.37%) Solaris
3 1 (0.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (28.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 65 (24.25%) Project Management
3 34 (12.69%) PRINCE2
4 23 (8.58%) Business Analysis
5 20 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (5.97%) Migration
7 15 (5.60%) E-Commerce
8 14 (5.22%) Validation
9 13 (4.85%) Change Management
9 13 (4.85%) ITIL
9 13 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (4.10%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (3.73%) UML
11 10 (3.73%) Project Planning
11 10 (3.73%) Resource Management
11 10 (3.73%) Network Design
12 9 (3.36%) Logistics
12 9 (3.36%) Data Modelling
12 9 (3.36%) ERP
13 8 (2.99%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (9.70%) SQL
2 11 (4.10%) PL/SQL
2 11 (4.10%) Lisp
3 9 (3.36%) Java
4 3 (1.12%) VBA
4 3 (1.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.12%) C
4 3 (1.12%) C#
5 2 (0.75%) PHP
5 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.75%) SAS Macro
6 1 (0.37%) XAML
6 1 (0.37%) Python
6 1 (0.37%) C++
6 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (4.10%) CCNP
1 11 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (4.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (2.99%) CCDP
3 5 (1.87%) APMP
4 4 (1.49%) PMP
4 4 (1.49%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.49%) ISEB
5 3 (1.12%) Degree
5 3 (1.12%) SAS Certification
6 2 (0.75%) CCA
6 2 (0.75%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.48%) QA
2 6 (2.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (3.36%) OPNET
2 7 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.24%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 32 (11.94%) Oracle
2 24 (8.96%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.09%) HP
4 11 (4.10%) Cisco
4 11 (4.10%) BMC
4 11 (4.10%) F5
4 11 (4.10%) TippingPoint
5 9 (3.36%) Blue Coat
6 7 (2.61%) Motorola
7 6 (2.24%) SAP
7 6 (2.24%) Pega
8 4 (1.49%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (1.49%) IBM
8 4 (1.49%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.12%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.75%) Adobe
10 2 (0.75%) Retalix
11 1 (0.37%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.37%) Venda
11 1 (0.37%) hybris
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