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 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 13 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing Retail 148 132 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.74% 8.43% 11.26%
As % of the General category 25.47% 24.35% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 95 157
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£378 £370 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.02% +1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £18.00
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 West Yorkshire region.

General Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
581 542 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 34.32% 34.61% 35.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 316 446
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £287 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 13
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.63 £45.00 £19.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 22 August 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 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
Leeds +7 48 £325 -7.14% 30
Bradford 0 25 £365 +21.66% 5
Pudsey +5 1 - -
Wakefield - - - -
Bingley - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Retail
Yorkshire

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 108 (35.76%) Banking
2 94 (31.13%) Finance
3 75 (24.83%) Retail Banking
4 72 (23.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (14.24%) Project Management
6 34 (11.26%) Oracle
7 33 (10.93%) SQL
8 30 (9.93%) E-Commerce
9 22 (7.28%) ITIL
9 22 (7.28%) Migration
9 22 (7.28%) Change Management
10 21 (6.95%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (6.62%) Oracle Retail
11 20 (6.62%) Business Analysis
11 20 (6.62%) PRINCE2
11 20 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (6.29%) HP Quality Center
13 17 (5.63%) MS Excel
14 16 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (5.30%) Microsoft
15 15 (4.97%) QA
16 14 (4.64%) MS PowerPoint
17 13 (4.30%) HP
18 12 (3.97%) PL/SQL
18 12 (3.97%) Test Scripting
19 11 (3.64%) Credit Risk
19 11 (3.64%) JD Edwards
19 11 (3.64%) Data Analysis
19 11 (3.64%) SEO
19 11 (3.64%) Legal

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (2.98%) SAS
2 6 (1.99%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (1.32%) Jetty
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.33%) CICS
5 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (2.98%) MS Office
4 5 (1.66%) MS Project
5 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (6.62%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.99%) WLAN
1 6 (1.99%) DMZ
1 6 (1.99%) EIGRP
1 6 (1.99%) BGP
1 6 (1.99%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (1.66%) HTTP
3 4 (1.32%) WAN
4 3 (0.99%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (0.99%) DMVPN
4 3 (0.99%) Firewall
4 3 (0.99%) LAN
5 2 (0.66%) ATM
5 2 (0.66%) Network Security
6 1 (0.33%) NFC
6 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.33%) SMS
6 1 (0.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.65%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.32%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.99%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (1.99%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 5 (1.66%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.66%) QlikView
6 4 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.99%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.99%) MS Access
7 3 (0.99%) OLAP
8 2 (0.66%) DB2
8 2 (0.66%) Xcelsius
8 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.33%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (1.66%) Ant
2 3 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.99%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.66%) JUnit
3 2 (0.66%) ProC
3 2 (0.66%) Selenium
4 1 (0.33%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.33%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.33%) ClearCase
General
1 108 (35.76%) Banking
2 94 (31.13%) Finance
3 75 (24.83%) Retail Banking
4 11 (3.64%) Legal
5 4 (1.32%) Marketing
5 4 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.99%) German Language
6 3 (0.99%) Back Office
6 3 (0.99%) Games
7 2 (0.66%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 95 (31.46%) Analyst
2 63 (20.86%) Project Manager
3 51 (16.89%) Business Analyst
4 25 (8.28%) Test Analyst
5 22 (7.28%) Developer
6 14 (4.64%) Business Manager
7 13 (4.30%) Business Project Manager
8 12 (3.97%) Consultant
9 10 (3.31%) Designer
10 9 (2.98%) Test Leader
11 8 (2.65%) Architect
11 8 (2.65%) JDE Business Analyst
11 8 (2.65%) Lead Business Analyst
12 7 (2.32%) PMO Analyst
12 7 (2.32%) PMO Manager
12 7 (2.32%) Project Support Officer
12 7 (2.32%) Project Officer
13 6 (1.99%) Programme Manager
13 6 (1.99%) Network Specialist
13 6 (1.99%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.31%) J2EE
2 6 (1.99%) .NET
3 5 (1.66%) REST
3 5 (1.66%) Ajax
3 5 (1.66%) XML
3 5 (1.66%) JDBC
3 5 (1.66%) JSP
3 5 (1.66%) Servlets
4 4 (1.32%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.32%) HTML
4 4 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (1.32%) jQuery
5 3 (0.99%) WCF
5 3 (0.99%) WPF
5 3 (0.99%) Silverlight
5 3 (0.99%) HTML5
5 3 (0.99%) Middleware
5 3 (0.99%) Web Services
6 2 (0.66%) CSS
6 2 (0.66%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.64%) Credit Risk
2 10 (3.31%) Copywriting
3 7 (2.32%) Mainframe
4 6 (1.99%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.66%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.32%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.99%) FMCG
7 3 (0.99%) PMI
7 3 (0.99%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.66%) Firmware
8 2 (0.66%) AS400
8 2 (0.66%) iSeries
9 1 (0.33%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.33%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.33%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.66%) UNIX
1 2 (0.66%) Linux
1 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.33%) zOS
2 1 (0.33%) Windows
2 1 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (23.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 43 (14.24%) Project Management
3 30 (9.93%) E-Commerce
4 22 (7.28%) ITIL
4 22 (7.28%) Migration
4 22 (7.28%) Change Management
5 21 (6.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (6.62%) Business Analysis
6 20 (6.62%) PRINCE2
7 16 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (3.97%) Test Scripting
9 11 (3.64%) Data Analysis
9 11 (3.64%) SEO
10 10 (3.31%) Validation
10 10 (3.31%) Content Management
11 8 (2.65%) Benchmarking
11 8 (2.65%) Logistics
11 8 (2.65%) Risk Management
11 8 (2.65%) Customer Insight
11 8 (2.65%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (10.93%) SQL
2 12 (3.97%) PL/SQL
3 10 (3.31%) Java
4 6 (1.99%) Lisp
5 5 (1.66%) C#
6 4 (1.32%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.99%) XQuery
7 3 (0.99%) C
7 3 (0.99%) VBA
8 1 (0.33%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.33%) VB
8 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (2.98%) ISEB
2 7 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (1.99%) CCNP
4 5 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (1.66%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.32%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.99%) Degree
6 3 (0.99%) APMP
6 3 (0.99%) SAS Certification
6 3 (0.99%) CCDP
6 3 (0.99%) CCNA
7 2 (0.66%) CISSP
8 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) CCSA
8 1 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.33%) CCSE
8 1 (0.33%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.97%) QA
2 6 (1.99%) SLA
3 2 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (6.29%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.99%) OPNET
3 3 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.66%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.33%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.33%) Puppet
5 1 (0.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 34 (11.26%) Oracle
2 16 (5.30%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.30%) HP
4 11 (3.64%) JD Edwards
5 7 (2.32%) BMC
5 7 (2.32%) Cisco
6 6 (1.99%) Blue Coat
6 6 (1.99%) F5
6 6 (1.99%) TippingPoint
7 5 (1.66%) SAP
8 3 (0.99%) Pega
8 3 (0.99%) Motorola
8 3 (0.99%) Sun
8 3 (0.99%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.66%) IBM
9 2 (0.66%) CommVault
9 2 (0.66%) VMware
9 2 (0.66%) RedPrairie
10 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.33%) 3PAR
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Churchill Frank
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £230.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £290.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £260 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bradford
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: up to £220 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £315 - £365 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £365 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago