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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 30 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail 110 153 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.54% 8.55% 10.37%
As % of the General category 16.95% 24.17% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 115 79
Average daily rate
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£370 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £476 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.26% +40.00%
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
649 633 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.68% 35.36% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 451 245
Average daily rate £370 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.05 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 May 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
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 May 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
Halifax +1 44 £356 -6.31% 20
Leeds -24 41 £407 +7.68% 21
Bradford -21 13 £400 +50.94% 2
Wakefield - 3 £325 - 1
Pudsey +3 1 - - 3
Retail
Yorkshire

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 111 (46.64%) Finance
2 99 (41.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 98 (41.18%) Banking
4 75 (31.51%) Project Management
5 59 (24.79%) Retail Banking
6 33 (13.87%) Oracle
7 28 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (10.92%) PRINCE2
9 21 (8.82%) MS Excel
9 21 (8.82%) Microsoft
10 20 (8.40%) E-Commerce
10 20 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (7.98%) SQL
11 19 (7.98%) Risk Management
12 18 (7.56%) Migration
13 15 (6.30%) Change Management
14 14 (5.88%) MS Office
14 14 (5.88%) SAP
14 14 (5.88%) Waterfall
15 13 (5.46%) MS Project
15 13 (5.46%) SAS
16 12 (5.04%) Business Analysis
16 12 (5.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 11 (4.62%) Resource Management
17 11 (4.62%) Legal
18 10 (4.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 10 (4.20%) IBM
19 9 (3.78%) Data Modelling
19 9 (3.78%) Telecoms
19 9 (3.78%) Scrum

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (5.46%) SAS
2 3 (1.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.42%) JBoss
Applications
1 21 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.88%) MS Office
3 13 (5.46%) MS Project
4 7 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.68%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.68%) InDesign
5 4 (1.68%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (3.78%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (2.52%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.68%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.42%) Unica
5 1 (0.42%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 7 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (2.10%) DMZ
2 5 (2.10%) BGP
2 5 (2.10%) EIGRP
2 5 (2.10%) WLAN
2 5 (2.10%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (2.10%) DMVPN
2 5 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (1.68%) Firewall
3 4 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.68%) Internet
4 3 (1.26%) SSL
5 2 (0.84%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.84%) HTTP
5 2 (0.84%) DNS
5 2 (0.84%) Extranet
5 2 (0.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.10%) SQL Server
1 5 (2.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 4 (1.68%) OLAP Cube
2 4 (1.68%) OLAP
3 3 (1.26%) DB2
3 3 (1.26%) MySQL
3 3 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.84%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.42%) QualityStage
5 1 (0.42%) MS Access
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.42%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Selenium
2 2 (0.84%) SoapUI
2 2 (0.84%) JMeter
2 2 (0.84%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.42%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.42%) JUnit
3 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.42%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.42%) AccuRev
3 1 (0.42%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
General
1 111 (46.64%) Finance
2 98 (41.18%) Banking
3 59 (24.79%) Retail Banking
4 11 (4.62%) Legal
5 9 (3.78%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.68%) Marketing
7 4 (1.68%) Publishing
8 3 (1.26%) Billing
8 3 (1.26%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.84%) Back Office
10 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.42%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 74 (31.09%) Project Manager
2 62 (26.05%) Analyst
3 45 (18.91%) Business Analyst
4 20 (8.40%) Developer
5 13 (5.46%) Lead Project Manager
5 13 (5.46%) Consultant
5 13 (5.46%) Implementation Manager
6 11 (4.62%) Lead Business Analyst
7 9 (3.78%) Oracle Consultant
8 8 (3.36%) Programme Manager
9 6 (2.52%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.10%) Network Engineer
10 5 (2.10%) Design Engineer
10 5 (2.10%) Data Analyst
10 5 (2.10%) Banking Business Analyst
10 5 (2.10%) PMO Analyst
10 5 (2.10%) Software Manager
10 5 (2.10%) Portfolio Manager
10 5 (2.10%) Network Design Engineer
10 5 (2.10%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.94%) HTML
2 5 (2.10%) XML
3 4 (1.68%) Web Services
4 3 (1.26%) CSS
4 3 (1.26%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (1.26%) HTML5
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.84%) SOAP
6 1 (0.42%) Middleware
6 1 (0.42%) .NET
6 1 (0.42%) JDBC
6 1 (0.42%) JSP
6 1 (0.42%) Servlets
6 1 (0.42%) Swing
6 1 (0.42%) Ajax
6 1 (0.42%) WCF
6 1 (0.42%) MDX
6 1 (0.42%) Sass
6 1 (0.42%) LESS
6 1 (0.42%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.52%) Mobile Payment
2 6 (2.52%) E-Learning
3 4 (1.68%) Learning Management System
3 4 (1.68%) EPoS
4 3 (1.26%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.84%) Smart Meter
5 2 (0.84%) DataPower
5 2 (0.84%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.84%) Online Banking
5 2 (0.84%) IVR
5 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.42%) APACS
6 1 (0.42%) Statistics
6 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.42%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.68%) Linux
1 4 (1.68%) Windows
2 3 (1.26%) UNIX
3 2 (0.84%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (41.60%) Stakeholder Management
2 75 (31.51%) Project Management
3 28 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (10.92%) PRINCE2
5 20 (8.40%) E-Commerce
6 19 (7.98%) Risk Management
7 18 (7.56%) Migration
8 15 (6.30%) Change Management
9 14 (5.88%) Waterfall
10 12 (5.04%) Business Analysis
10 12 (5.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (4.62%) Resource Management
12 9 (3.78%) Data Modelling
12 9 (3.78%) Scrum
13 8 (3.36%) Business Transformation
13 8 (3.36%) Validation
13 8 (3.36%) Supplier Management
13 8 (3.36%) Data Analysis
13 8 (3.36%) UML
14 7 (2.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.98%) SQL
2 6 (2.52%) Java
3 5 (2.10%) Lisp
3 5 (2.10%) VBA
4 3 (1.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.26%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.26%) C
4 3 (1.26%) Ruby
5 2 (0.84%) C++
5 2 (0.84%) PL/1
6 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.42%) VBScript
6 1 (0.42%) Perl
6 1 (0.42%) PHP
6 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.42%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 10 (4.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (3.36%) ISEB
3 5 (2.10%) PMP
3 5 (2.10%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.10%) CCNP
3 5 (2.10%) CCDP
4 4 (1.68%) Degree
5 3 (1.26%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.10%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.42%) Basel II
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
2 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.42%) FATCA
2 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.10%) OPNET
1 5 (2.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.26%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 33 (13.87%) Oracle
2 21 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.88%) SAP
4 10 (4.20%) IBM
5 7 (2.94%) F5
6 6 (2.52%) HP
6 6 (2.52%) BMC
7 5 (2.10%) Motorola
7 5 (2.10%) Cisco
7 5 (2.10%) Blue Coat
7 5 (2.10%) TippingPoint
8 4 (1.68%) Pega
8 4 (1.68%) VMware
8 4 (1.68%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (1.68%) Adobe
9 3 (1.26%) Teradata
10 2 (0.84%) Imperva
10 2 (0.84%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.42%) Lotus
11 1 (0.42%) EMC
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