The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 24 26 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Retail 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 2.99% 2.72% 3.13%
As % of the General category 12.50% 9.30% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
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£298 £355 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.19% -11.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.62% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £6.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £6.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +107.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the York region.

General Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
32 43 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 23.88% 29.25% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 6
Average daily rate £375 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £324 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 £15.00 £6.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+266.66% +142.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in York

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the York region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in York

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the York region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in York

Retail
Top 19 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) BPMN
2 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the York 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) BPMN
1 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft