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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 20 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 137 126 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.13% 8.29% 10.93%
As % of the General category 22.72% 22.91% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 91 83
Average daily rate
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£396 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £236 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £472 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +47.61%
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
603 550 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.77% 36.21% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 353 251
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.20% -4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £273 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 14
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.34 £18.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £144.40 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 67 £396 +20.00% 20
Leeds -17 33 £413 +28.90% 56
Bradford -6 23 £288 +4.54% 5
Bingley - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Pudsey - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - -
Retail
Yorkshire

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (43.02%) Finance
2 103 (39.92%) Banking
3 83 (32.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (27.91%) Project Management
5 71 (27.52%) Retail Banking
6 41 (15.89%) PRINCE2
7 31 (12.02%) Oracle
8 28 (10.85%) Microsoft
9 25 (9.69%) MS Excel
9 25 (9.69%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (8.14%) Business Analysis
10 21 (8.14%) SQL
11 20 (7.75%) MS Office
11 20 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (6.20%) MS Project
13 15 (5.81%) Risk Management
13 15 (5.81%) E-Commerce
14 14 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 14 (5.43%) Migration
15 13 (5.04%) UML
15 13 (5.04%) SAS
16 12 (4.65%) Resource Management
17 11 (4.26%) QA
17 11 (4.26%) HP
17 11 (4.26%) Change Management
18 10 (3.88%) Data Modelling
18 10 (3.88%) SAP
18 10 (3.88%) Credit Risk
18 10 (3.88%) Supplier Management
18 10 (3.88%) Validation

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (5.04%) SAS
2 4 (1.55%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.78%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (9.69%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.75%) MS Office
3 16 (6.20%) MS Project
4 9 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.94%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.55%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.55%) InDesign
6 4 (1.55%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.10%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (1.16%) Magento
2 3 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.39%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.39%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.33%) EIGRP
1 6 (2.33%) BGP
1 6 (2.33%) WLAN
1 6 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (1.94%) DMZ
3 4 (1.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (1.55%) DMVPN
4 3 (1.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (0.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 6 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (1.55%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.55%) OLAP
5 3 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.16%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (1.16%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.78%) QlikView
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.78%) Base SAS
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.39%) Big Data
7 1 (0.39%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Selenium
2 2 (0.78%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.78%) JMeter
2 2 (0.78%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.39%) JUnit
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.39%) ERwin
3 1 (0.39%) TestDirector
General
1 111 (43.02%) Finance
2 103 (39.92%) Banking
3 71 (27.52%) Retail Banking
4 6 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.33%) Legal
5 5 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.55%) Publishing
7 3 (1.16%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.78%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Marketing
9 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 82 (31.78%) Analyst
2 70 (27.13%) Project Manager
3 57 (22.09%) Business Analyst
4 27 (10.47%) Developer
5 16 (6.20%) Lead Business Analyst
6 12 (4.65%) Lead Project Manager
7 10 (3.88%) PMO Manager
8 9 (3.49%) PMO Analyst
8 9 (3.49%) Test Analyst
9 8 (3.10%) Programme Manager
10 7 (2.71%) E-Learning Developer
10 7 (2.71%) Project Support Officer
10 7 (2.71%) Project Officer
10 7 (2.71%) Banking Business Analyst
10 7 (2.71%) Consultant
11 6 (2.33%) Network Engineer
11 6 (2.33%) Oracle Consultant
12 5 (1.94%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (1.94%) Financial Business Analyst
12 5 (1.94%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.49%) HTML
2 4 (1.55%) Web Services
2 4 (1.55%) HTML5
3 3 (1.16%) jQuery
3 3 (1.16%) XML
3 3 (1.16%) CSS
4 2 (0.78%) .NET
4 2 (0.78%) SOAP
4 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.78%) WPF
4 2 (0.78%) JSON
4 2 (0.78%) Underscore.js
4 2 (0.78%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.78%) CSS3
4 2 (0.78%) WebSockets
4 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (0.39%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.88%) Credit Risk
3 8 (3.10%) E-Learning
4 7 (2.71%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.33%) EPoS
6 5 (1.94%) Statistics
6 5 (1.94%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.55%) Learning Management System
8 3 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.78%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.78%) FMCG
9 2 (0.78%) DataPower
10 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.39%) Clustering
10 1 (0.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.55%) UNIX
2 2 (0.78%) Linux
2 2 (0.78%) Windows
2 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.39%) AIX
3 1 (0.39%) Solaris
3 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (32.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 72 (27.91%) Project Management
3 41 (15.89%) PRINCE2
4 25 (9.69%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (8.14%) Business Analysis
6 15 (5.81%) Risk Management
6 15 (5.81%) E-Commerce
7 14 (5.43%) Migration
8 13 (5.04%) UML
9 12 (4.65%) Resource Management
10 11 (4.26%) Change Management
11 10 (3.88%) Data Modelling
11 10 (3.88%) Supplier Management
11 10 (3.88%) Validation
12 9 (3.49%) Change Control
12 9 (3.49%) Use Case
12 9 (3.49%) ITIL
12 9 (3.49%) ERP
13 8 (3.10%) PRINCE
13 8 (3.10%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.14%) SQL
2 7 (2.71%) PL/SQL
3 6 (2.33%) Lisp
3 6 (2.33%) Java
4 3 (1.16%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.16%) PHP
4 3 (1.16%) C
5 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.78%) C#
5 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.78%) VBA
5 2 (0.78%) SAS Macro
6 1 (0.39%) XAML
6 1 (0.39%) VB
6 1 (0.39%) C++
6 1 (0.39%) Python
6 1 (0.39%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 14 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (2.33%) ISEB
2 6 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (2.33%) CCNP
2 6 (2.33%) CCDP
3 5 (1.94%) APMP
3 5 (1.94%) PMP
3 5 (1.94%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.16%) SAS Certification
5 2 (0.78%) CCA
5 2 (0.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.26%) QA
2 4 (1.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.55%) OPNET
1 4 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 31 (12.02%) Oracle
2 28 (10.85%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.26%) HP
4 10 (3.88%) SAP
5 8 (3.10%) Pega
6 6 (2.33%) BMC
6 6 (2.33%) Cisco
6 6 (2.33%) IBM
6 6 (2.33%) TippingPoint
6 6 (2.33%) F5
7 5 (1.94%) Motorola
8 4 (1.55%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.55%) Adobe
8 4 (1.55%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (1.55%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.78%) Retalix
9 2 (0.78%) Imperva
10 1 (0.39%) hybris
10 1 (0.39%) Venda
10 1 (0.39%) VMware
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £320.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £288.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 5 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 - £455 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
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Venn Group - UK
Rate: 400-570 Per Day
Posted: 23 days ago