The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 20 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing Retail 169 157 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.58% 7.65% 13.28%
As % of the General category 20.46% 24.49% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 88 193
Average daily rate £360 £359 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% -5.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £247 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £497 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £386
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £6.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
826 641 1017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.15% 31.22% 40.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 341 607
Average daily rate £351 £365 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £9.45 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £25.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Retail
England

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -7 155 £363 -0.34% 35
South Yorkshire +3 6 £310 -40.95% 5
North Yorkshire -4 2 - - 6
East Yorkshire - - - -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 135 (40.06%) Banking
2 129 (38.28%) Finance
3 113 (33.53%) Retail Banking
4 78 (23.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (16.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 40 (11.87%) Oracle
7 38 (11.28%) Project Management
8 33 (9.79%) Migration
8 33 (9.79%) HP Quality Center
9 29 (8.61%) Change Management
10 28 (8.31%) SQL
11 25 (7.42%) PRINCE2
12 23 (6.82%) E-Commerce
12 23 (6.82%) Test Scripting
13 21 (6.23%) ISEB
14 17 (5.04%) Programme Management
14 17 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (4.75%) Oracle Database
16 15 (4.45%) Business Analysis
16 15 (4.45%) Oracle EBS
17 14 (4.15%) MS Excel
17 14 (4.15%) SAP
17 14 (4.15%) Microsoft
17 14 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
18 13 (3.86%) Oracle Database 11g
18 13 (3.86%) ITIL
19 12 (3.56%) ISTQB
19 12 (3.56%) Oracle ODI
19 12 (3.56%) Waterfall

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (1.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.89%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.59%) CICS
3 2 (0.59%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.59%) SAS
3 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.30%) SugarCRM
4 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.30%) TeamSite
Applications
1 14 (4.15%) MS Excel
1 14 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (2.67%) MS Office
3 5 (1.48%) MS Project
4 3 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (4.45%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.37%) Oracle Retail
3 5 (1.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.48%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.48%) SAP Retail
4 4 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.19%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.89%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.89%) SAP WM
6 2 (0.59%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.59%) BASE24
6 2 (0.59%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle ASCP
7 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.30%) CA Clarity
7 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.08%) ATM
2 6 (1.78%) Internet
3 4 (1.19%) LAN
4 3 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.59%) WAN
5 2 (0.59%) Firewall
6 1 (0.30%) FWSM
6 1 (0.30%) NFC
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.30%) 2G
6 1 (0.30%) FTP
6 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
1 16 (4.75%) Oracle Database
2 13 (3.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (3.56%) Oracle ODI
4 11 (3.26%) Oracle BI EE
4 11 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (2.08%) SQL Server
6 6 (1.78%) Essbase
7 5 (1.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.48%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.19%) OLAP
8 4 (1.19%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (0.89%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (0.89%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (0.59%) DB2
10 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.59%) QlikView
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (1.19%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (1.19%) Toad
2 3 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.59%) Maven
4 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.30%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.30%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
General
1 135 (40.06%) Banking
2 129 (38.28%) Finance
3 113 (33.53%) Retail Banking
4 10 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.08%) Marketing
6 4 (1.19%) Legal
6 4 (1.19%) Games
6 4 (1.19%) Italian Language
7 3 (0.89%) German Language
7 3 (0.89%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.89%) Billing
7 3 (0.89%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.59%) Back Office
8 2 (0.59%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 112 (33.23%) Analyst
2 64 (18.99%) Project Manager
3 54 (16.02%) Business Analyst
4 48 (14.24%) Test Analyst
5 21 (6.23%) Consultant
6 18 (5.34%) Test Manager
7 17 (5.04%) Developer
8 13 (3.86%) Business Manager
9 12 (3.56%) Test Leader
10 11 (3.26%) Architect
10 11 (3.26%) Programme Manager
11 10 (2.97%) DBA
12 9 (2.67%) Senior Manager
12 9 (2.67%) Oracle DBA
13 8 (2.37%) JDE Business Analyst
14 7 (2.08%) OBIEE Developer
14 7 (2.08%) PMO Manager
14 7 (2.08%) SAP Consultant
14 7 (2.08%) Business Project Manager
15 6 (1.78%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (0.89%) HTML5
2 3 (0.89%) .NET
2 3 (0.89%) HTML
3 2 (0.59%) Middleware
3 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.59%) CSS
3 2 (0.59%) jQuery
3 2 (0.59%) Java EE
3 2 (0.59%) Velocity
4 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.30%) WinRT
4 1 (0.30%) CSS3
4 1 (0.30%) LINQ
4 1 (0.30%) WCF
4 1 (0.30%) WPF
4 1 (0.30%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.30%) Ajax
4 1 (0.30%) LAMP
4 1 (0.30%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.26%) Management Information System
2 6 (1.78%) Mobile App
3 5 (1.48%) AS400
3 5 (1.48%) EPoS
4 4 (1.19%) Data Integration
5 3 (0.89%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.59%) PMI
6 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.59%) IVR
6 2 (0.59%) FMCG
6 2 (0.59%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.59%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.59%) Online Banking
6 2 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Exalytics
7 1 (0.30%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.30%) Online Games
7 1 (0.30%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.26%) Windows
2 6 (1.78%) Windows XP
2 6 (1.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.48%) UNIX
4 3 (0.89%) Solaris
5 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.59%) zOS
5 2 (0.59%) Linux
5 2 (0.59%) Windows 2000
5 2 (0.59%) AIX
5 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.59%) Windows Vista
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (23.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 55 (16.32%) User Acceptance Testing
3 38 (11.28%) Project Management
4 33 (9.79%) Migration
5 29 (8.61%) Change Management
6 25 (7.42%) PRINCE2
7 23 (6.82%) E-Commerce
7 23 (6.82%) Test Scripting
8 17 (5.04%) Programme Management
8 17 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (4.45%) Business Analysis
10 13 (3.86%) ITIL
11 12 (3.56%) Waterfall
12 11 (3.26%) Test Strategy
12 11 (3.26%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (3.26%) Software Testing
12 11 (3.26%) Resource Management
12 11 (3.26%) Service Delivery
13 10 (2.97%) ETL
13 10 (2.97%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.31%) SQL
2 10 (2.97%) Java
2 10 (2.97%) PL/SQL
3 5 (1.48%) RPG
4 4 (1.19%) ABAP
4 4 (1.19%) R
5 3 (0.89%) C#
5 3 (0.89%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.59%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (6.23%) ISEB
2 12 (3.56%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.48%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (0.89%) Degree
5 3 (0.89%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.89%) CCNA
5 3 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.59%) CCNP
6 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.59%) CISSP
6 2 (0.59%) MCSE
7 1 (0.30%) APMP
7 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) PMP
7 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.30%) CCA
7 1 (0.30%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.97%) QA
2 6 (1.78%) SLA
3 4 (1.19%) FATCA
4 3 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.59%) MetaFrame
2 2 (0.59%) vSphere
3 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (9.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) MOM
Vendors
1 40 (11.87%) Oracle
2 14 (4.15%) SAP
2 14 (4.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.97%) JD Edwards
4 5 (1.48%) HP
5 4 (1.19%) Cisco
5 4 (1.19%) IBM
6 3 (0.89%) RedPrairie
7 2 (0.59%) Remedy
7 2 (0.59%) EMC
7 2 (0.59%) Citrix
7 2 (0.59%) Lotus
7 2 (0.59%) BMC
7 2 (0.59%) Teradata
7 2 (0.59%) VMware
7 2 (0.59%) MKS
8 1 (0.30%) Unica
8 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.30%) Endeca
8 1 (0.30%) Pega
East Riding of Yorkshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £320.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Enterprise Partners
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago