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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 23 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 136 150 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.30% 8.79% 11.65%
As % of the General category 19.80% 25.00% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 103 84
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£388 £361 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.26% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £279 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £412 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -
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
687 600 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 36.86% 35.17% 37.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 390 251
Average daily rate £380 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.41% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 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 £11.55 £15.00 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.45 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -20.00%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 55 £380 +15.15% 14
Leeds -6 46 £400 - 31
Bradford -10 24 £375 +5.26% 3
Wakefield +2 3 £325 +85.71% 4
Pudsey +1 1 - - 1
Castleford - - - -
Batley - - - -
Bingley - - - -
Retail
Yorkshire

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 124 (45.59%) Finance
2 109 (40.07%) Banking
3 107 (39.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 85 (31.25%) Project Management
5 72 (26.47%) Retail Banking
6 41 (15.07%) Oracle
6 41 (15.07%) PRINCE2
7 33 (12.13%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (10.29%) Microsoft
9 25 (9.19%) MS Excel
10 24 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (8.09%) SQL
12 20 (7.35%) Risk Management
13 19 (6.99%) Migration
14 18 (6.62%) Change Management
14 18 (6.62%) MS Project
14 18 (6.62%) E-Commerce
15 17 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 16 (5.88%) MS Office
16 16 (5.88%) Business Analysis
17 14 (5.15%) SAP
17 14 (5.15%) SAS
17 14 (5.15%) Waterfall
18 13 (4.78%) UML
18 13 (4.78%) Resource Management
19 12 (4.41%) Supplier Management
19 12 (4.41%) Legal
20 11 (4.04%) Data Modelling
20 11 (4.04%) HP
20 11 (4.04%) Telecoms

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (5.15%) SAS
2 5 (1.84%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.37%) JBoss
4 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 25 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.62%) MS Project
3 16 (5.88%) MS Office
4 8 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.47%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.47%) InDesign
5 4 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.47%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (4.04%) Oracle Retail
2 8 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.10%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.74%) Magento
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.37%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.31%) WLAN
1 9 (3.31%) BGP
1 9 (3.31%) EIGRP
1 9 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (3.31%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 8 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 8 (2.94%) DMZ
3 7 (2.57%) DMVPN
4 3 (1.10%) Firewall
4 3 (1.10%) Internet
5 1 (0.37%) Extranet
5 1 (0.37%) Intranet
5 1 (0.37%) HTTP
5 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.37%) DNS
5 1 (0.37%) SSL
5 1 (0.37%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.21%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (1.84%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.74%) QlikView
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.37%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.37%) DB2
6 1 (0.37%) OLAP
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.37%) Big Data
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.37%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Selenium
2 2 (0.74%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.74%) SoapUI
2 2 (0.74%) JMeter
3 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.37%) ERwin
3 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.37%) JUnit
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.37%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 124 (45.59%) Finance
2 109 (40.07%) Banking
3 72 (26.47%) Retail Banking
4 12 (4.41%) Legal
5 11 (4.04%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.57%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.47%) Publishing
7 4 (1.47%) Marketing
8 3 (1.10%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.74%) Billing
9 2 (0.74%) Back Office
9 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.37%) Front Office
10 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (30.88%) Project Manager
2 77 (28.31%) Analyst
3 54 (19.85%) Business Analyst
4 20 (7.35%) Developer
5 16 (5.88%) Lead Project Manager
6 15 (5.51%) Lead Business Analyst
7 12 (4.41%) Consultant
8 11 (4.04%) Implementation Manager
9 9 (3.31%) Oracle Consultant
9 9 (3.31%) Network Engineer
10 8 (2.94%) Programme Manager
10 8 (2.94%) Design Engineer
10 8 (2.94%) PMO Analyst
10 8 (2.94%) Network Design Engineer
11 7 (2.57%) Banking Business Analyst
11 7 (2.57%) Software Manager
12 5 (1.84%) PMO Manager
12 5 (1.84%) Portfolio Manager
12 5 (1.84%) E-Learning Developer
12 5 (1.84%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.57%) HTML
2 4 (1.47%) HTML5
3 3 (1.10%) CSS
3 3 (1.10%) Web Services
3 3 (1.10%) XML
4 2 (0.74%) SOAP
4 2 (0.74%) CSS3
4 2 (0.74%) WebSockets
4 2 (0.74%) Underscore.js
4 2 (0.74%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.74%) JSON
4 2 (0.74%) jQuery
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.37%) MDX
5 1 (0.37%) WPF
5 1 (0.37%) LINQ
5 1 (0.37%) .NET
5 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.37%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.21%) E-Learning
2 6 (2.21%) Statistics
3 5 (1.84%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.84%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (1.47%) Learning Management System
5 3 (1.10%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.10%) EPoS
6 2 (0.74%) Online Banking
6 2 (0.74%) FMCG
6 2 (0.74%) DataPower
6 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.37%) LPAR
7 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.37%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.47%) UNIX
1 4 (1.47%) Windows
1 4 (1.47%) Linux
2 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
2 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.37%) AIX
2 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (39.34%) Stakeholder Management
2 85 (31.25%) Project Management
3 41 (15.07%) PRINCE2
4 33 (12.13%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (7.35%) Risk Management
6 19 (6.99%) Migration
7 18 (6.62%) Change Management
7 18 (6.62%) E-Commerce
8 16 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 14 (5.15%) Waterfall
10 13 (4.78%) Resource Management
10 13 (4.78%) UML
11 12 (4.41%) Supplier Management
12 11 (4.04%) Data Modelling
12 11 (4.04%) Validation
12 11 (4.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 10 (3.68%) ITIL
13 10 (3.68%) CRM
14 9 (3.31%) Workflow
14 9 (3.31%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.09%) SQL
2 9 (3.31%) Lisp
3 7 (2.57%) Java
4 5 (1.84%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.10%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.10%) C
6 2 (0.74%) C#
6 2 (0.74%) PHP
6 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.74%) VBA
6 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.37%) XAML
7 1 (0.37%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.37%) PL/1
7 1 (0.37%) Python
7 1 (0.37%) VBScript
7 1 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (3.68%) ISEB
3 9 (3.31%) CCNP
3 9 (3.31%) CCDP
3 9 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.84%) PMP
4 5 (1.84%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.84%) Degree
4 5 (1.84%) APMP
5 1 (0.37%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.68%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) Basel II
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.57%) OPNET
1 7 (2.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 41 (15.07%) Oracle
2 28 (10.29%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.15%) SAP
4 11 (4.04%) HP
5 10 (3.68%) IBM
5 10 (3.68%) F5
6 9 (3.31%) TippingPoint
6 9 (3.31%) Cisco
6 9 (3.31%) BMC
7 8 (2.94%) Motorola
7 8 (2.94%) Pega
8 7 (2.57%) Blue Coat
9 4 (1.47%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (1.47%) Adobe
10 3 (1.10%) VMware
11 2 (0.74%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.74%) Imperva
12 1 (0.37%) hybris
12 1 (0.37%) Venda
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