The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 25 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Retail 159 163 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.99% 7.19% 9.32%
As % of the General category 18.79% 21.20% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 109 125
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£396 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £31.25 - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £14.13 £6.50
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +117.30%
Retail
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

General Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
846 769 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.88% 33.91% 33.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 494 392
Average daily rate £396 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £7.33 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £24.70 £20.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Retail
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Retail Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
West Yorkshire -5 138 £396 +21.84% 57
South Yorkshire -6 11 £350 -4.10% 4
North Yorkshire -6 5 £298 -5.55% 7
East Yorkshire - - - - 3
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 113 (36.22%) Finance
2 107 (34.29%) Banking
3 82 (26.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 76 (24.36%) Retail Banking
5 67 (21.47%) Project Management
6 37 (11.86%) PRINCE2
7 35 (11.22%) Oracle
8 34 (10.90%) SQL
9 30 (9.62%) Business Analysis
10 28 (8.97%) MS Excel
10 28 (8.97%) Microsoft
11 26 (8.33%) E-Commerce
12 24 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (7.37%) Migration
13 23 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (6.09%) MS Office
15 18 (5.77%) HP
16 15 (4.81%) SAS
16 15 (4.81%) Oracle Retail
17 14 (4.49%) Credit Risk
17 14 (4.49%) MS Project
17 14 (4.49%) Validation
18 13 (4.17%) ITIL
18 13 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (4.17%) Change Management
19 12 (3.85%) UML
19 12 (3.85%) ERP
19 12 (3.85%) QA
19 12 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
20 11 (3.53%) TippingPoint

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 15 (4.81%) SAS
2 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
2 3 (0.96%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.64%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.32%) TeamSite
Applications
1 28 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.09%) MS Office
3 14 (4.49%) MS Project
4 9 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.92%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.96%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.64%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.64%) InDesign
8 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (4.81%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.64%) Magento
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.32%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.32%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (3.53%) Cisco Nexus
1 11 (3.53%) WLAN
1 11 (3.53%) BGP
1 11 (3.53%) EIGRP
2 10 (3.21%) DMZ
3 6 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (1.92%) DMVPN
4 3 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (0.96%) Internet
5 2 (0.64%) WAN
5 2 (0.64%) LAN
5 2 (0.64%) Firewall
5 2 (0.64%) Network Security
6 1 (0.32%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.21%) SQL Server
1 10 (3.21%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 9 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.24%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.60%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (1.28%) OLAP
5 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.96%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.96%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.96%) MS Access
6 3 (0.96%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.64%) MySQL
7 2 (0.64%) DB2
7 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Cucumber
1 2 (0.64%) WebDriver
1 2 (0.64%) Selenium
2 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.32%) Maven
2 1 (0.32%) JIRA
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.32%) ERwin
2 1 (0.32%) Synon
2 1 (0.32%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 113 (36.22%) Finance
2 107 (34.29%) Banking
3 76 (24.36%) Retail Banking
4 10 (3.21%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.92%) Back Office
5 6 (1.92%) Legal
6 4 (1.28%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.96%) Marketing
8 2 (0.64%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.64%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 100 (32.05%) Analyst
2 69 (22.12%) Business Analyst
3 63 (20.19%) Project Manager
4 30 (9.62%) Developer
5 15 (4.81%) Lead Business Analyst
6 13 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 12 (3.85%) PMO Manager
8 10 (3.21%) Consultant
9 9 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (2.88%) Network Engineer
9 9 (2.88%) Senior Business Analyst
10 8 (2.56%) PMO Analyst
11 7 (2.24%) Lead Project Manager
11 7 (2.24%) Project Support Officer
11 7 (2.24%) Project Officer
11 7 (2.24%) Banking Business Analyst
12 6 (1.92%) Network Specialist
13 5 (1.60%) Design Engineer
13 5 (1.60%) SAS Developer
13 5 (1.60%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.56%) HTML
2 6 (1.92%) .NET
2 6 (1.92%) ASP.NET
2 6 (1.92%) Web Services
3 5 (1.60%) jQuery
3 5 (1.60%) WPF
3 5 (1.60%) J2EE
4 4 (1.28%) CSS
4 4 (1.28%) HTML5
4 4 (1.28%) WCF
4 4 (1.28%) LINQ
5 3 (0.96%) RESTful
5 3 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (0.96%) CSS3
5 3 (0.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (0.96%) JSON
5 3 (0.96%) XML
6 2 (0.64%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.64%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.64%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.49%) Credit Risk
3 7 (2.24%) FMCG
4 6 (1.92%) Mainframe
4 6 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.60%) E-Learning
5 5 (1.60%) Statistics
6 4 (1.28%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.96%) Learning Management System
7 3 (0.96%) EPoS
8 2 (0.64%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.64%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.64%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.64%) User Experience
9 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.32%) Social Media
9 1 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.92%) UNIX
2 5 (1.60%) Windows
3 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.64%) Linux
3 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.32%) AIX
4 1 (0.32%) Solaris
4 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (26.28%) Stakeholder Management
2 67 (21.47%) Project Management
3 37 (11.86%) PRINCE2
4 30 (9.62%) Business Analysis
5 26 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 23 (7.37%) Migration
6 23 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (4.49%) Validation
8 13 (4.17%) ITIL
8 13 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (4.17%) Change Management
9 12 (3.85%) UML
9 12 (3.85%) ERP
9 12 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (3.53%) Logistics
11 10 (3.21%) Network Design
11 10 (3.21%) Resource Management
11 10 (3.21%) Project Planning
11 10 (3.21%) Coaching
12 9 (2.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.90%) SQL
2 11 (3.53%) PL/SQL
2 11 (3.53%) Lisp
3 10 (3.21%) Java
4 6 (1.92%) C#
5 4 (1.28%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.28%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.96%) C
6 3 (0.96%) VB
6 3 (0.96%) VBA
7 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.64%) PHP
7 2 (0.64%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.32%) RPG
8 1 (0.32%) C++
8 1 (0.32%) Python
8 1 (0.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (3.53%) CCNP
1 11 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (2.56%) CCDP
3 5 (1.60%) APMP
3 5 (1.60%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.28%) PMP
4 4 (1.28%) ISEB
4 4 (1.28%) Degree
5 3 (0.96%) CCA
5 3 (0.96%) SAS Certification
6 2 (0.64%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.85%) QA
2 6 (1.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (2.88%) OPNET
2 8 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.32%) Control-M
Vendors
1 35 (11.22%) Oracle
2 28 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.77%) HP
4 11 (3.53%) TippingPoint
4 11 (3.53%) F5
4 11 (3.53%) Cisco
4 11 (3.53%) SAP
4 11 (3.53%) BMC
5 9 (2.88%) Blue Coat
6 7 (2.24%) Motorola
7 6 (1.92%) IBM
7 6 (1.92%) Pega
8 4 (1.28%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.28%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (0.96%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.64%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.64%) Adobe
10 2 (0.64%) Retalix
11 1 (0.32%) hybris
11 1 (0.32%) Venda
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Rate: £275 - £350 per day
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