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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 26 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 133 151 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.12% 8.91% 9.42%
As % of the General category 19.16% 25.68% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 107 104
Average daily rate
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£356 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £254 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £502 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £13.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+24.19% -38.26%
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
694 588 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 31.94% 34.71% 35.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 423 317
Average daily rate £356 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 10
Average hourly rate £21.53 £9.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.16% -56.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £9.00 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.00 £18.95 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -14 61 £356 +9.53% 25
Halifax 0 53 £356 -10.10% 6
Bradford -23 4 £313 -21.87% 4
Pudsey +1 1 - -
Retail
Yorkshire

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 119 (48.97%) Finance
2 118 (48.56%) Banking
3 96 (39.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 71 (29.22%) Retail Banking
5 64 (26.34%) Project Management
6 24 (9.88%) SQL
7 23 (9.47%) Oracle
8 22 (9.05%) Migration
8 22 (9.05%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (8.23%) E-Commerce
10 19 (7.82%) Change Management
11 17 (7.00%) MS Excel
12 16 (6.58%) SAS
12 16 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (6.17%) PRINCE2
13 15 (6.17%) Business Analysis
14 14 (5.76%) MS Project
14 14 (5.76%) Microsoft
15 11 (4.53%) Java
16 10 (4.12%) Cisco
16 10 (4.12%) IBM
16 10 (4.12%) Legal
16 10 (4.12%) Marketing
16 10 (4.12%) Data Analysis
16 10 (4.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 10 (4.12%) Waterfall
16 10 (4.12%) SDLC
17 9 (3.70%) F5
17 9 (3.70%) MS Office
17 9 (3.70%) Linux

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 16 (6.58%) SAS
2 5 (2.06%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.23%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.23%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.41%) Lync
5 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 17 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.76%) MS Project
3 9 (3.70%) MS Office
4 6 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.65%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.88%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.41%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.41%) Unica
4 1 (0.41%) AWD
4 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.29%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.88%) WLAN
2 7 (2.88%) BGP
2 7 (2.88%) EIGRP
2 7 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (2.88%) DMVPN
2 7 (2.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (2.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (2.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (2.06%) SSL
3 5 (2.06%) DMZ
4 4 (1.65%) HTTP
4 4 (1.65%) Internet
5 2 (0.82%) Extranet
5 2 (0.82%) DNS
5 2 (0.82%) Intranet
5 2 (0.82%) SAN
5 2 (0.82%) Firewall
5 2 (0.82%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.47%) DB2
3 5 (2.06%) OLAP
3 5 (2.06%) MySQL
3 5 (2.06%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (1.65%) Big Data
4 4 (1.65%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 4 (1.65%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (1.23%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.82%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.82%) MS Access
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.41%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.41%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Visual Studio
1 4 (1.65%) Selenium
2 3 (1.23%) AccuRev
2 3 (1.23%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.82%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.82%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.82%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.41%) eggPlant
4 1 (0.41%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
General
1 119 (48.97%) Finance
2 118 (48.56%) Banking
3 71 (29.22%) Retail Banking
4 10 (4.12%) Marketing
4 10 (4.12%) Legal
5 7 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.23%) Billing
7 1 (0.41%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (28.81%) Analyst
2 64 (26.34%) Project Manager
3 48 (19.75%) Business Analyst
4 21 (8.64%) Developer
5 14 (5.76%) Banking Business Analyst
6 12 (4.94%) Lead Project Manager
6 12 (4.94%) Implementation Manager
7 11 (4.53%) Test Analyst
7 11 (4.53%) Consultant
8 8 (3.29%) Architect
9 7 (2.88%) SAS Analyst
10 6 (2.47%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (2.47%) Data Analyst
10 6 (2.47%) Oracle Consultant
10 6 (2.47%) Lead Business Analyst
11 5 (2.06%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 5 (2.06%) Software Manager
11 5 (2.06%) Network Design Engineer
11 5 (2.06%) Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (2.06%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.88%) CSS
1 7 (2.88%) HTML
2 6 (2.47%) .NET
2 6 (2.47%) XML
3 5 (2.06%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (1.65%) HTML5
5 3 (1.23%) DOM
5 3 (1.23%) J2EE
5 3 (1.23%) JDBC
5 3 (1.23%) JSP
5 3 (1.23%) Servlets
5 3 (1.23%) Web Services
5 3 (1.23%) Ajax
5 3 (1.23%) jQuery
6 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (0.82%) WCF
7 1 (0.41%) WF
7 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.41%) CSS3
7 1 (0.41%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.29%) Credit Risk
3 6 (2.47%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (1.23%) User Experience
4 3 (1.23%) Graphic Design
4 3 (1.23%) EPoS
4 3 (1.23%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.23%) APACS
5 2 (0.82%) IVR
5 2 (0.82%) Smart Meter
5 2 (0.82%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.41%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.41%) LPAR
6 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.41%) Kindle
6 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.70%) Linux
2 8 (3.29%) Windows
3 7 (2.88%) AIX
3 7 (2.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (39.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 64 (26.34%) Project Management
3 22 (9.05%) Migration
3 22 (9.05%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (8.23%) E-Commerce
5 19 (7.82%) Change Management
6 15 (6.17%) PRINCE2
6 15 (6.17%) Business Analysis
7 10 (4.12%) Data Analysis
7 10 (4.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 10 (4.12%) Waterfall
7 10 (4.12%) SDLC
8 8 (3.29%) Business Transformation
8 8 (3.29%) Test Scripting
8 8 (3.29%) Risk Management
9 7 (2.88%) Validation
9 7 (2.88%) ITIL
9 7 (2.88%) Data Migration
10 6 (2.47%) Multithreading
10 6 (2.47%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.88%) SQL
2 11 (4.53%) Java
3 8 (3.29%) C++
4 7 (2.88%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.88%) VBA
4 7 (2.88%) Lisp
5 6 (2.47%) C
6 5 (2.06%) Ruby
7 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.23%) Perl
8 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.82%) PL/1
8 2 (0.82%) Python
9 1 (0.41%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.41%) VBScript
9 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (3.29%) ISEB
1 8 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (2.06%) PMP
2 5 (2.06%) PMI Certification
2 5 (2.06%) CCNP
2 5 (2.06%) CCDP
3 4 (1.65%) APMP
3 4 (1.65%) Degree
4 3 (1.23%) CCNA
5 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.29%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) FATCA
2 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.41%) Basel II
System Software
1 7 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (2.47%) OPNET
3 3 (1.23%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (9.47%) Oracle
2 14 (5.76%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.12%) Cisco
3 10 (4.12%) IBM
4 9 (3.70%) HP
4 9 (3.70%) F5
5 8 (3.29%) VMware
5 8 (3.29%) BMC
6 7 (2.88%) Motorola
6 7 (2.88%) SAP
6 7 (2.88%) TippingPoint
7 5 (2.06%) Blue Coat
8 4 (1.65%) Lotus
8 4 (1.65%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (1.23%) Teradata
10 1 (0.41%) Tableau
10 1 (0.41%) Trustwave
10 1 (0.41%) Amdocs
10 1 (0.41%) EMC
10 1 (0.41%) Apple
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Rate: £423.00 per annum
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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