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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 16 19 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Retail 131 120 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.90% 7.97% 13.05%
As % of the General category 23.91% 23.35% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 76 182
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£396 £371 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -1.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £272 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.17 £16.20 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-24.86% +1.25%
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
548 514 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 33.03% 34.13% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 295 459
Average daily rate £389 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £41.75 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%

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 15 September 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
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 15 September 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 +3 45 £432 +9.09% 13
Leeds -1 38 £325 -13.33% 32
Bradford -3 22 £330 +20.00% 6
Pudsey +5 1 - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Bingley - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Retail
Yorkshire

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 87 (31.07%) Banking
2 83 (29.64%) Finance
3 60 (21.43%) Retail Banking
4 57 (20.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (16.43%) Project Management
6 39 (13.93%) Oracle
7 32 (11.43%) SQL
8 28 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 22 (7.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (7.86%) Oracle Retail
10 20 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (7.14%) ITIL
10 20 (7.14%) Migration
11 19 (6.79%) Business Analysis
11 19 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (6.43%) PRINCE2
12 18 (6.43%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (6.43%) HP Quality Center
13 16 (5.71%) Change Management
13 16 (5.71%) MS Excel
14 15 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (5.36%) Microsoft
14 15 (5.36%) QA
15 13 (4.64%) Test Scripting
15 13 (4.64%) HP
16 12 (4.29%) PL/SQL
16 12 (4.29%) Credit Risk
17 11 (3.93%) JD Edwards
17 11 (3.93%) Data Analysis
17 11 (3.93%) Legal

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 9 (3.21%) SAS
2 6 (2.14%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (1.43%) Jetty
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.36%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.36%) CICS
Applications
1 16 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (2.86%) MS Office
3 5 (1.79%) MS Project
4 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (7.86%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) Magento
3 1 (0.36%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.14%) WLAN
1 6 (2.14%) DMZ
1 6 (2.14%) BGP
1 6 (2.14%) EIGRP
1 6 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (2.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (1.79%) HTTP
3 4 (1.43%) WAN
4 3 (1.07%) LAN
4 3 (1.07%) Firewall
4 3 (1.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (1.07%) DMVPN
5 2 (0.71%) Network Security
6 1 (0.36%) ATM
6 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.36%) NFC
6 1 (0.36%) SMS
6 1 (0.36%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.21%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.14%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (2.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 5 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.79%) QlikView
6 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (1.07%) MS Access
7 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.07%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.07%) OLAP
7 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.71%) Xcelsius
8 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.71%) DB2
9 1 (0.36%) MySQL
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Ant
2 3 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.71%) Selenium
3 2 (0.71%) JUnit
3 2 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.71%) ProC
4 1 (0.36%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.36%) Rational Rose
General
1 87 (31.07%) Banking
2 83 (29.64%) Finance
3 60 (21.43%) Retail Banking
4 11 (3.93%) Legal
5 4 (1.43%) Marketing
6 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.71%) Advertising
7 2 (0.71%) German Language
7 2 (0.71%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 88 (31.43%) Analyst
2 55 (19.64%) Project Manager
3 50 (17.86%) Business Analyst
4 25 (8.93%) Developer
5 23 (8.21%) Test Analyst
6 13 (4.64%) Consultant
6 13 (4.64%) Business Project Manager
6 13 (4.64%) Business Manager
7 10 (3.57%) Designer
8 8 (2.86%) JDE Business Analyst
8 8 (2.86%) Project Officer
8 8 (2.86%) Project Support Officer
9 7 (2.50%) Lead Business Analyst
9 7 (2.50%) PMO Manager
9 7 (2.50%) Test Leader
10 6 (2.14%) User Experience Designer
10 6 (2.14%) Network Specialist
11 5 (1.79%) JDE Consultant
11 5 (1.79%) Business Consultant
11 5 (1.79%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.57%) J2EE
2 6 (2.14%) HTML
2 6 (2.14%) .NET
3 5 (1.79%) JDBC
3 5 (1.79%) JSP
3 5 (1.79%) Servlets
3 5 (1.79%) XML
3 5 (1.79%) Ajax
3 5 (1.79%) REST
4 4 (1.43%) jQuery
4 4 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (1.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.07%) Web Services
5 3 (1.07%) WCF
5 3 (1.07%) WPF
5 3 (1.07%) Silverlight
5 3 (1.07%) HTML5
5 3 (1.07%) Middleware
6 2 (0.71%) Velocity
6 2 (0.71%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.29%) Credit Risk
3 10 (3.57%) Copywriting
4 9 (3.21%) User Experience
5 7 (2.50%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.07%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.07%) E-Learning
7 3 (1.07%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.07%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.71%) FMCG
8 2 (0.71%) iSeries
8 2 (0.71%) Firmware
8 2 (0.71%) AS400
9 1 (0.36%) Clustering
9 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.36%) PMI
9 1 (0.36%) EPoS
9 1 (0.36%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.71%) UNIX
1 2 (0.71%) Linux
1 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.36%) zOS
2 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.36%) Windows
2 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (20.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 46 (16.43%) Project Management
3 28 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 22 (7.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (7.14%) ITIL
5 20 (7.14%) Migration
6 19 (6.79%) Business Analysis
7 18 (6.43%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (6.43%) PRINCE2
8 16 (5.71%) Change Management
9 15 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (4.64%) Test Scripting
11 11 (3.93%) Data Analysis
11 11 (3.93%) SEO
12 10 (3.57%) Content Management
13 9 (3.21%) Validation
14 8 (2.86%) Benchmarking
14 8 (2.86%) ERP
14 8 (2.86%) Project Planning
14 8 (2.86%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.43%) SQL
2 12 (4.29%) PL/SQL
3 10 (3.57%) Java
4 6 (2.14%) Lisp
5 5 (1.79%) C#
6 4 (1.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.07%) C
7 3 (1.07%) VBA
7 3 (1.07%) XQuery
8 1 (0.36%) VB
8 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.36%) PHP
8 1 (0.36%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 7 (2.50%) ISEB
1 7 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (2.14%) CCNP
3 4 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.07%) SAS Certification
4 3 (1.07%) CCNA
4 3 (1.07%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.07%) Degree
4 3 (1.07%) CCDP
4 3 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.71%) APMP
5 2 (0.71%) CISSP
6 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) CCDA
6 1 (0.36%) CCA
6 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.36%) CCSA
6 1 (0.36%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.36%) QA
2 6 (2.14%) SLA
3 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (6.43%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.14%) OPNET
3 3 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.71%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.36%) MOM
5 1 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (13.93%) Oracle
2 15 (5.36%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.64%) HP
4 11 (3.93%) JD Edwards
5 7 (2.50%) BMC
5 7 (2.50%) Cisco
6 6 (2.14%) Blue Coat
6 6 (2.14%) TippingPoint
6 6 (2.14%) F5
7 4 (1.43%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (1.43%) SAP
8 3 (1.07%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.07%) Sun
8 3 (1.07%) Pega
8 3 (1.07%) Motorola
9 2 (0.71%) VMware
9 2 (0.71%) IBM
9 2 (0.71%) CommVault
10 1 (0.36%) Informatica
10 1 (0.36%) EMC
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £290.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £230.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £459.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £288.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £301 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 24 days ago