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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 33 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing Retail 120 141 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.24% 8.28% 8.21%
As % of the General category 16.81% 24.31% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 101 88
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£356 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.71% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £396
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.45 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.42 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+32.85% -59.27%
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
714 580 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 31.21% 34.08% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 408 305
Average daily rate £356 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.41 £17.63 £43.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 -9 63 £356 +9.53% 13
Halifax -1 46 £356 -15.23% 20
Bradford -30 2 £300 -17.80% 1
Pudsey 0 1 - - 2
Retail
Yorkshire

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 126 (53.85%) Finance
2 120 (51.28%) Banking
3 93 (39.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 71 (30.34%) Retail Banking
5 59 (25.21%) Project Management
6 26 (11.11%) Migration
7 23 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (8.55%) SQL
8 20 (8.55%) E-Commerce
9 18 (7.69%) Change Management
9 18 (7.69%) Business Analysis
10 17 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (5.98%) SAS
11 14 (5.98%) MS Project
12 13 (5.56%) MS Excel
12 13 (5.56%) Waterfall
13 11 (4.70%) Manufacturing
13 11 (4.70%) Microsoft
13 11 (4.70%) MS Office
13 11 (4.70%) PRINCE2
13 11 (4.70%) Java
13 11 (4.70%) Oracle
14 10 (4.27%) Marketing
14 10 (4.27%) Data Analysis
14 10 (4.27%) Credit Risk
15 9 (3.85%) Test Scripting
15 9 (3.85%) SDLC
15 9 (3.85%) C++
15 9 (3.85%) UNIX
15 9 (3.85%) AIX

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 14 (5.98%) SAS
2 5 (2.14%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.43%) Lync
6 1 (0.43%) Node.js
6 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 14 (5.98%) MS Project
2 13 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.70%) MS Office
4 7 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.71%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (1.71%) SAP CO
1 4 (1.71%) SAP FI
1 4 (1.71%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) AWD
3 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) SaaS
1 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.56%) SSL
3 4 (1.71%) HTTP
4 3 (1.28%) WLAN
4 3 (1.28%) BGP
4 3 (1.28%) EIGRP
4 3 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.28%) DMVPN
4 3 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (0.85%) WebEx
5 2 (0.85%) Firewall
5 2 (0.85%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.85%) DNS
5 2 (0.85%) SAN
5 2 (0.85%) Intranet
5 2 (0.85%) Internet
5 2 (0.85%) Extranet
6 1 (0.43%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.56%) MySQL
2 6 (2.56%) DB2
2 6 (2.56%) OLAP
3 5 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 5 (2.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 5 (2.14%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (1.28%) Big Data
4 3 (1.28%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.28%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.28%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.85%) MS Access
5 2 (0.85%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.43%) Lumira
6 1 (0.43%) Impala
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.43%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 5 (2.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.71%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.71%) Selenium
3 3 (1.28%) AccuRev
4 2 (0.85%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.85%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.85%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.43%) eggPlant
5 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
General
1 126 (53.85%) Finance
2 120 (51.28%) Banking
3 71 (30.34%) Retail Banking
4 11 (4.70%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.27%) Marketing
6 8 (3.42%) Legal
6 8 (3.42%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.85%) Law
8 2 (0.85%) Billing
8 2 (0.85%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (30.77%) Analyst
2 60 (25.64%) Project Manager
3 47 (20.09%) Business Analyst
4 26 (11.11%) Developer
5 17 (7.26%) Banking Business Analyst
6 13 (5.56%) Lead Project Manager
7 12 (5.13%) Implementation Manager
8 10 (4.27%) Test Analyst
9 9 (3.85%) Consultant
9 9 (3.85%) Architect
10 8 (3.42%) Lead Business Analyst
11 7 (2.99%) SAS Analyst
12 6 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
12 6 (2.56%) Data Analyst
13 5 (2.14%) Infrastructure Manager
13 5 (2.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 5 (2.14%) Administrator
13 5 (2.14%) SAS Developer
13 5 (2.14%) Contracts Manager
13 5 (2.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.99%) CSS
1 7 (2.99%) HTML
1 7 (2.99%) XML
2 6 (2.56%) .NET
3 5 (2.14%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (1.71%) HTML5
5 3 (1.28%) J2EE
5 3 (1.28%) DOM
5 3 (1.28%) JDBC
5 3 (1.28%) JSP
5 3 (1.28%) Servlets
5 3 (1.28%) Web Services
5 3 (1.28%) Ajax
5 3 (1.28%) jQuery
6 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (0.85%) WCF
7 1 (0.43%) WF
7 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.43%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.27%) Credit Risk
3 6 (2.56%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (1.71%) User Experience
4 4 (1.71%) EPoS
5 3 (1.28%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.28%) APACS
5 3 (1.28%) Graphic Design
6 2 (0.85%) IVR
6 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.85%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.43%) LPAR
7 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.43%) Kindle
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.43%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.43%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.85%) UNIX
1 9 (3.85%) AIX
1 9 (3.85%) Linux
2 7 (2.99%) Windows
3 1 (0.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (39.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 59 (25.21%) Project Management
3 26 (11.11%) Migration
4 23 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (8.55%) E-Commerce
6 18 (7.69%) Change Management
6 18 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 13 (5.56%) Waterfall
8 11 (4.70%) PRINCE2
9 10 (4.27%) Data Analysis
10 9 (3.85%) Test Scripting
10 9 (3.85%) SDLC
11 7 (2.99%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (2.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (2.99%) Multithreading
11 7 (2.99%) Data Migration
11 7 (2.99%) Matrix Management
11 7 (2.99%) Validation
12 6 (2.56%) TOGAF
12 6 (2.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.55%) SQL
2 11 (4.70%) Java
3 9 (3.85%) C++
4 8 (3.42%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.99%) C
5 7 (2.99%) VBA
6 5 (2.14%) Ruby
7 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.28%) Lisp
7 3 (1.28%) Perl
8 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.85%) PL/1
8 2 (0.85%) Python
9 1 (0.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.43%) X++
9 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.43%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (2.14%) ISEB
1 5 (2.14%) PMP
1 5 (2.14%) PMI Certification
2 4 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (1.71%) APMP
3 3 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.28%) CCNA
4 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) Degree
5 1 (0.43%) CCDP
5 1 (0.43%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.99%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) FATCA
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.71%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.85%) OPNET
Vendors
1 11 (4.70%) Oracle
1 11 (4.70%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.99%) SAP
2 7 (2.99%) Lotus
3 6 (2.56%) VMware
3 6 (2.56%) Cisco
3 6 (2.56%) IBM
4 5 (2.14%) HP
4 5 (2.14%) F5
5 4 (1.71%) BMC
5 4 (1.71%) Teradata
6 3 (1.28%) Motorola
6 3 (1.28%) TippingPoint
7 1 (0.43%) Tableau
7 1 (0.43%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.43%) EMC
7 1 (0.43%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.43%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.43%) Amdocs
7 1 (0.43%) Apple
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £340 - £470 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £475.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £342.00 - £343.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 27 days ago