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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 29 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing Retail 102 135 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.06% 7.81% 8.69%
As % of the General category 14.09% 21.26% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 104 95
Average daily rate £405 £396 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +24.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £288 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £522 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £398
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +56.62%
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
724 635 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.91% 36.75% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 452 364
Average daily rate £388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Average hourly rate £45.50 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.64% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £16.12 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £36.00 £113.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 57 £450 +5.57% 24
Bradford +6 21 £550 +91.30% 8
Halifax -4 17 £356 -10.10% 8
Pudsey - 1 £450 -
Wakefield - 1 £350 -
Retail
Yorkshire

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 71 (37.97%) Finance
2 64 (34.22%) Banking
3 49 (26.20%) Retail Banking
4 44 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (14.97%) Oracle
7 25 (13.37%) Java
8 23 (12.30%) Project Management
9 19 (10.16%) REST
10 17 (9.09%) C#
10 17 (9.09%) SOA
11 16 (8.56%) Oracle Retail
12 15 (8.02%) JavaScript
12 15 (8.02%) Migration
13 14 (7.49%) HTML
13 14 (7.49%) CSS
13 14 (7.49%) Microsoft
13 14 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (6.95%) Manufacturing
14 13 (6.95%) TDD
14 13 (6.95%) Business Analysis
15 12 (6.42%) Middleware
15 12 (6.42%) SAP
15 12 (6.42%) UML
15 12 (6.42%) Oracle Service Bus
15 12 (6.42%) Retalix
15 12 (6.42%) Oracle Fusion
16 11 (5.88%) ERP
17 10 (5.35%) E-Commerce
17 10 (5.35%) Change Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (6.42%) Oracle Service Bus
2 10 (5.35%) Node.js
3 9 (4.81%) SAS
4 5 (2.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.07%) Lync
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.53%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 9 (4.81%) MS Visio
2 8 (4.28%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.74%) MS Office
3 7 (3.74%) MS Project
4 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (8.56%) Oracle Retail
2 9 (4.81%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (3.21%) SAP CO
3 6 (3.21%) SAP FI
3 6 (3.21%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle ASCP
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.53%) BASE24
5 1 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.53%) Magento
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.53%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.21%) SaaS
3 5 (2.67%) IaaS
3 5 (2.67%) PaaS
4 2 (1.07%) Office 365
5 1 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.60%) Intranet
1 3 (1.60%) Network Security
2 2 (1.07%) SSL
2 2 (1.07%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.07%) WebEx
3 1 (0.53%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.60%) OLAP
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.07%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.07%) DB2
5 2 (1.07%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.07%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.07%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (1.07%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.53%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.53%) IDMS
6 1 (0.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.53%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 7 (3.74%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.21%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (2.67%) JUnit
3 5 (2.67%) NUnit
3 5 (2.67%) Selenium
3 5 (2.67%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.07%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.07%) JIRA
4 2 (1.07%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.53%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.53%) Ant
5 1 (0.53%) Bower
5 1 (0.53%) Grunt
5 1 (0.53%) gulp
5 1 (0.53%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.53%) Maven
General
1 71 (37.97%) Finance
2 64 (34.22%) Banking
3 49 (26.20%) Retail Banking
4 13 (6.95%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.28%) Legal
6 6 (3.21%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.60%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.60%) Marketing
8 2 (1.07%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 65 (34.76%) Analyst
2 33 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 30 (16.04%) Business Analyst
4 29 (15.51%) Developer
5 27 (14.44%) Architect
6 22 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (8.02%) Banking Analyst
8 14 (7.49%) Java Developer
9 11 (5.88%) Agile Developer
10 10 (5.35%) Agile Java Developer
10 10 (5.35%) Senior Developer
11 9 (4.81%) Oracle Architect
11 9 (4.81%) Senior Agile Developer
11 9 (4.81%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 9 (4.81%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (4.28%) Retail Business Analyst
12 8 (4.28%) Test Analyst
13 7 (3.74%) PMO Analyst
13 7 (3.74%) SAP Analyst
13 7 (3.74%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.16%) REST
2 14 (7.49%) CSS
2 14 (7.49%) HTML
3 12 (6.42%) Middleware
3 12 (6.42%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (5.35%) AngularJS
4 10 (5.35%) Spring
5 9 (4.81%) .NET
6 6 (3.21%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.21%) jQuery
6 6 (3.21%) PhoneGap
6 6 (3.21%) Swagger
7 4 (2.14%) Express
7 4 (2.14%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (1.60%) CSS3
8 3 (1.60%) Ember.js
8 3 (1.60%) HTML5
9 2 (1.07%) Web Services
9 2 (1.07%) XML
10 1 (0.53%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.74%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.74%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.21%) Credit Risk
4 4 (2.14%) EPoS
4 4 (2.14%) User Experience
5 3 (1.60%) Statistics
6 2 (1.07%) AS400
6 2 (1.07%) Economics
6 2 (1.07%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.07%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.07%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.53%) Animation
7 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.53%) FMCG
7 1 (0.53%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.53%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.81%) Windows
2 6 (3.21%) Android
3 4 (2.14%) Unix
4 3 (1.60%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.07%) AIX
5 2 (1.07%) Linux
5 2 (1.07%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 36 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (12.30%) Project Management
4 17 (9.09%) SOA
5 15 (8.02%) Migration
6 13 (6.95%) Business Analysis
6 13 (6.95%) TDD
7 12 (6.42%) UML
8 11 (5.88%) ERP
9 10 (5.35%) Change Management
9 10 (5.35%) E-Commerce
10 9 (4.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (4.28%) PRINCE2
11 8 (4.28%) Test Strategy
12 7 (3.74%) Scrum
13 6 (3.21%) Analytics
13 6 (3.21%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (3.21%) Business Transformation
13 6 (3.21%) MVC
13 6 (3.21%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.37%) Java
2 17 (9.09%) C#
3 15 (8.02%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.74%) SQL
5 4 (2.14%) VB
6 3 (1.60%) C
6 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.07%) C++
8 1 (0.53%) ABAP
8 1 (0.53%) PHP
8 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.53%) VBA
8 1 (0.53%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (2.14%) Degree
2 3 (1.60%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.60%) PMP
2 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.07%) APMP
3 2 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.07%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.07%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) HND
4 1 (0.53%) ISEB
4 1 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.60%) QA
2 2 (1.07%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.07%) FATCA
3 1 (0.53%) COREP
3 1 (0.53%) FINREP
3 1 (0.53%) MiFID
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.21%) Puppet
2 5 (2.67%) Ansible
3 2 (1.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (14.97%) Oracle
2 14 (7.49%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.42%) Retalix
3 12 (6.42%) SAP
4 5 (2.67%) Google
5 4 (2.14%) Lotus
6 3 (1.60%) Apple
6 3 (1.60%) Citrix
7 2 (1.07%) Amdocs
7 2 (1.07%) Cisco
7 2 (1.07%) Pega
7 2 (1.07%) VMware
7 2 (1.07%) Wincor Nixdorf
8 1 (0.53%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.53%) Cognos
8 1 (0.53%) HP
8 1 (0.53%) IBM
8 1 (0.53%) Retek
8 1 (0.53%) Teradata
8 1 (0.53%) Twitter
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £202.00 - £203.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £355.00 - £356.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
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