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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 19 18 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Retail 121 107 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.37% 7.39% 14.01%
As % of the General category 24.25% 20.82% 34.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 71 181
Average daily rate
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£380 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.19% -1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.42% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
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 £12.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -8.57%
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
499 514 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.41% 35.50% 40.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 306 443
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 19
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +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 £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -31.03%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +4 40 £415 +9.21% 11
Leeds -4 35 £350 -6.66% 36
Bradford -6 21 £338 +28.57% 4
Pontefract - - - -
Pudsey - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - - 2
Retail
Yorkshire

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 83 (30.86%) Banking
2 76 (28.25%) Finance
3 56 (20.82%) Retail Banking
4 52 (19.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (15.61%) Project Management
6 38 (14.13%) Oracle
7 29 (10.78%) SQL
8 28 (10.41%) E-Commerce
9 23 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (8.18%) Oracle Retail
11 21 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (7.81%) Business Analysis
12 19 (7.06%) ITIL
12 19 (7.06%) HP Quality Center
13 17 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (5.95%) PRINCE2
15 15 (5.58%) MS Excel
15 15 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (5.58%) HP
15 15 (5.58%) QA
16 14 (5.20%) Change Management
17 13 (4.83%) Microsoft
17 13 (4.83%) Credit Risk
18 12 (4.46%) Migration
18 12 (4.46%) Data Analysis
19 11 (4.09%) SEO
19 11 (4.09%) Legal
19 11 (4.09%) SAS
19 11 (4.09%) MS Office

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 11 (4.09%) SAS
2 6 (2.23%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (1.49%) Jetty
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.37%) CICS
Applications
1 15 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.09%) MS Office
3 7 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.86%) MS Project
5 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (8.18%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.37%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.37%) Magento
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.23%) WLAN
1 6 (2.23%) DMZ
1 6 (2.23%) BGP
1 6 (2.23%) EIGRP
1 6 (2.23%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (1.86%) HTTP
3 3 (1.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (1.12%) DMVPN
3 3 (1.12%) Firewall
3 3 (1.12%) WAN
4 2 (0.74%) LAN
4 2 (0.74%) Network Security
5 1 (0.37%) NFC
5 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.37%) SMS
5 1 (0.37%) FTP
5 1 (0.37%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.60%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 7 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.23%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.86%) QlikView
5 4 (1.49%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.49%) OLAP
5 4 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.12%) DB2
6 3 (1.12%) MS Access
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.74%) Xcelsius
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.74%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.86%) Ant
2 3 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.74%) JUnit
3 2 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.74%) ProC
3 2 (0.74%) Selenium
4 1 (0.37%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.37%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.37%) ClearCase
General
1 83 (30.86%) Banking
2 76 (28.25%) Finance
3 56 (20.82%) Retail Banking
4 11 (4.09%) Legal
5 3 (1.12%) Marketing
6 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.37%) German Language
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 82 (30.48%) Analyst
2 45 (16.73%) Business Analyst
3 43 (15.99%) Project Manager
4 26 (9.67%) Developer
5 24 (8.92%) Test Analyst
6 9 (3.35%) Designer
6 9 (3.35%) Consultant
7 8 (2.97%) Business Manager
7 8 (2.97%) Project Officer
7 8 (2.97%) Business Project Manager
7 8 (2.97%) Project Support Officer
7 8 (2.97%) PMO Manager
8 7 (2.60%) Lead Business Analyst
9 6 (2.23%) Network Specialist
9 6 (2.23%) UX Designer
10 5 (1.86%) Test Leader
10 5 (1.86%) SAS Developer
10 5 (1.86%) Environment Manager
10 5 (1.86%) Coordinator
10 5 (1.86%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.72%) J2EE
2 6 (2.23%) .NET
3 5 (1.86%) jQuery
3 5 (1.86%) REST
3 5 (1.86%) Ajax
3 5 (1.86%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.86%) JDBC
3 5 (1.86%) JSP
3 5 (1.86%) Servlets
3 5 (1.86%) XML
4 4 (1.49%) HTML
4 4 (1.49%) WCF
4 4 (1.49%) WPF
4 4 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.12%) Silverlight
5 3 (1.12%) Middleware
5 3 (1.12%) Web Services
6 2 (0.74%) Velocity
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.83%) Credit Risk
3 10 (3.72%) Copywriting
4 9 (3.35%) User Experience
5 7 (2.60%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.23%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.49%) EPoS
8 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.12%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.12%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.74%) AS400
9 2 (0.74%) iSeries
9 2 (0.74%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.37%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.37%) FMCG
10 1 (0.37%) Wiki
10 1 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.37%) Clustering
10 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.74%) Linux
1 2 (0.74%) UNIX
2 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.37%) zOS
2 1 (0.37%) Windows
2 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 42 (15.61%) Project Management
3 28 (10.41%) E-Commerce
4 21 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (7.81%) Business Analysis
5 19 (7.06%) ITIL
6 17 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (5.95%) PRINCE2
8 15 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (5.20%) Change Management
10 12 (4.46%) Migration
10 12 (4.46%) Data Analysis
11 11 (4.09%) SEO
12 10 (3.72%) Content Management
12 10 (3.72%) Test Scripting
13 8 (2.97%) Benchmarking
13 8 (2.97%) Validation
13 8 (2.97%) Coaching
13 8 (2.97%) Customer Insight
14 7 (2.60%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.78%) SQL
2 11 (4.09%) PL/SQL
3 10 (3.72%) Java
4 6 (2.23%) Lisp
5 5 (1.86%) C#
6 4 (1.49%) C
6 4 (1.49%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.12%) XQuery
7 3 (1.12%) VBA
8 2 (0.74%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.37%) PHP
9 1 (0.37%) VB
9 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.37%) C++
9 1 (0.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (2.23%) CCNP
1 6 (2.23%) ISEB
1 6 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.12%) Degree
3 3 (1.12%) SAS Certification
3 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.12%) CCDP
4 2 (0.74%) CCNA
4 2 (0.74%) CISSP
4 2 (0.74%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.74%) APMP
4 2 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) CCSA
5 1 (0.37%) CCSE
5 1 (0.37%) PMP
5 1 (0.37%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.58%) QA
2 6 (2.23%) SLA
3 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.74%) Firmware
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (7.06%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.23%) OPNET
3 3 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.74%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.37%) Puppet
5 1 (0.37%) MOM
Vendors
1 38 (14.13%) Oracle
2 15 (5.58%) HP
3 13 (4.83%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.60%) BMC
5 6 (2.23%) Cisco
5 6 (2.23%) Blue Coat
5 6 (2.23%) F5
5 6 (2.23%) TippingPoint
6 4 (1.49%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (1.49%) SAP
7 3 (1.12%) Pega
7 3 (1.12%) Motorola
7 3 (1.12%) Sun
7 3 (1.12%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.74%) IBM
8 2 (0.74%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.74%) CommVault
8 2 (0.74%) Retalix
9 1 (0.37%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.37%) VMware
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