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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 29 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 112 148 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.59% 8.46% 10.68%
As % of the General category 16.16% 23.83% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 112 77
Average daily rate
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£375 £358 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -
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
693 621 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 34.60% 35.51% 35.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 432 243
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £252 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.69 £15.00 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.30 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Leeds -10 46 £400 - 29
Halifax 0 37 £356 +7.87% 12
Bradford -16 20 £375 +36.36% 3
Wakefield - 3 £325 -
Pudsey - 1 - -
Retail
Yorkshire

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (44.40%) Finance
2 102 (40.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 101 (40.40%) Banking
4 79 (31.60%) Project Management
5 62 (24.80%) Retail Banking
6 40 (16.00%) Oracle
7 39 (15.60%) PRINCE2
8 32 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (9.20%) MS Excel
10 22 (8.80%) Microsoft
10 22 (8.80%) SQL
11 21 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (8.00%) Risk Management
13 19 (7.60%) Migration
14 18 (7.20%) E-Commerce
15 16 (6.40%) MS Project
15 16 (6.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 15 (6.00%) Change Management
17 14 (5.60%) Waterfall
17 14 (5.60%) MS Office
17 14 (5.60%) SAP
18 13 (5.20%) Business Analysis
18 13 (5.20%) SAS
19 12 (4.80%) Data Modelling
19 12 (4.80%) Supplier Management
19 12 (4.80%) Validation
19 12 (4.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 11 (4.40%) Oracle Retail
20 11 (4.40%) Legal
20 11 (4.40%) Resource Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (5.20%) SAS
2 5 (2.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.40%) JBoss
4 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.40%) MS Project
3 14 (5.60%) MS Office
4 6 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.60%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.60%) InDesign
5 4 (1.60%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (4.40%) Oracle Retail
2 8 (3.20%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.60%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.80%) Magento
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.40%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.40%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (2.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (2.00%) DMVPN
2 5 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (2.00%) BGP
2 5 (2.00%) EIGRP
2 5 (2.00%) WLAN
2 5 (2.00%) DMZ
3 3 (1.20%) Internet
3 3 (1.20%) Firewall
4 1 (0.40%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.40%) Extranet
4 1 (0.40%) Intranet
4 1 (0.40%) HTTP
4 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.40%) DNS
4 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 4 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.20%) OLAP
4 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.20%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (0.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.40%) MS Access
6 1 (0.40%) DB2
6 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.40%) Big Data
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.40%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.80%) LoadRunner
1 2 (0.80%) JMeter
1 2 (0.80%) Selenium
1 2 (0.80%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.40%) ERwin
2 1 (0.40%) JUnit
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 111 (44.40%) Finance
2 101 (40.40%) Banking
3 62 (24.80%) Retail Banking
4 11 (4.40%) Legal
5 10 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.60%) Publishing
7 4 (1.60%) Marketing
8 3 (1.20%) Billing
8 3 (1.20%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.80%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.40%) Front Office
10 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (31.20%) Project Manager
2 69 (27.60%) Analyst
3 50 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 19 (7.60%) Developer
5 15 (6.00%) Lead Project Manager
6 14 (5.60%) Lead Business Analyst
7 12 (4.80%) Implementation Manager
8 11 (4.40%) Consultant
9 9 (3.60%) Oracle Consultant
10 7 (2.80%) Programme Manager
10 7 (2.80%) Banking Business Analyst
11 6 (2.40%) PMO Analyst
11 6 (2.40%) Software Manager
12 5 (2.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 5 (2.00%) Network Design Engineer
12 5 (2.00%) Network Engineer
12 5 (2.00%) Senior Manager
12 5 (2.00%) Design Engineer
12 5 (2.00%) Financial Business Analyst
12 5 (2.00%) E-Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.00%) HTML
2 3 (1.20%) Web Services
2 3 (1.20%) XML
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.80%) SOAP
3 2 (0.80%) HTML5
4 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.40%) Swing
4 1 (0.40%) Middleware
4 1 (0.40%) MDX
4 1 (0.40%) WPF
4 1 (0.40%) LINQ
4 1 (0.40%) .NET
4 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.40%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.40%) E-Learning
2 6 (2.40%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (2.00%) Statistics
3 5 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.60%) Learning Management System
5 3 (1.20%) EPoS
6 2 (0.80%) Online Banking
6 2 (0.80%) DataPower
6 2 (0.80%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.40%) LPAR
7 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.40%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.60%) UNIX
1 4 (1.60%) Linux
2 3 (1.20%) Windows
3 1 (0.40%) AIX
3 1 (0.40%) Solaris
3 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (40.80%) Stakeholder Management
2 79 (31.60%) Project Management
3 39 (15.60%) PRINCE2
4 32 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (8.00%) Risk Management
6 19 (7.60%) Migration
7 18 (7.20%) E-Commerce
8 15 (6.00%) Change Management
9 14 (5.60%) Waterfall
10 13 (5.20%) Business Analysis
11 12 (4.80%) Supplier Management
11 12 (4.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 12 (4.80%) Validation
11 12 (4.80%) Data Modelling
12 11 (4.40%) Resource Management
13 10 (4.00%) PRINCE
14 9 (3.60%) UML
14 9 (3.60%) ITIL
14 9 (3.60%) Workflow
15 8 (3.20%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.80%) SQL
2 6 (2.40%) Java
3 5 (2.00%) Lisp
3 5 (2.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.60%) VBA
5 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.80%) PHP
6 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.40%) XAML
7 1 (0.40%) PL/1
7 1 (0.40%) C#
7 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.40%) VBScript
7 1 (0.40%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 16 (6.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (3.60%) ISEB
3 8 (3.20%) PMP
3 8 (3.20%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.00%) Degree
4 5 (2.00%) CCNP
4 5 (2.00%) CCDP
4 5 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.20%) APMP
6 1 (0.40%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.80%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) Basel II
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.00%) OPNET
1 5 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.20%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 40 (16.00%) Oracle
2 22 (8.80%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.60%) SAP
4 9 (3.60%) IBM
5 7 (2.80%) HP
6 6 (2.40%) Pega
6 6 (2.40%) F5
7 5 (2.00%) TippingPoint
7 5 (2.00%) Blue Coat
7 5 (2.00%) BMC
7 5 (2.00%) Motorola
7 5 (2.00%) Cisco
8 4 (1.60%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (1.60%) Adobe
9 3 (1.20%) VMware
9 3 (1.20%) Teradata
10 2 (0.80%) Imperva
10 2 (0.80%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.80%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.40%) McAfee
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £270.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £459 per day
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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