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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 33 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 146 174 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.09% 6.87% 7.50%
As % of the General category 16.06% 21.22% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 123 88
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £253 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-34.95% +36.66%
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
909 820 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.71% 32.40% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 552 337
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 16
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.77 £12.30 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.50 £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.74 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% +0.88%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 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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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 -12 115 £375 -1.31% 47
South Yorkshire +5 21 £463 +30.28% 7
North Yorkshire +1 5 £400 - 2
East Yorkshire - 3 £400 - 2
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 137 (45.36%) Finance
2 113 (37.42%) Banking
3 109 (36.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 85 (28.15%) Project Management
5 72 (23.84%) Retail Banking
6 47 (15.56%) Oracle
7 38 (12.58%) PRINCE2
8 34 (11.26%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (8.28%) Microsoft
10 24 (7.95%) E-Commerce
10 24 (7.95%) Migration
11 23 (7.62%) MS Excel
11 23 (7.62%) SQL
12 22 (7.28%) SAP
13 21 (6.95%) Risk Management
13 21 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (6.62%) Business Analysis
15 18 (5.96%) Change Management
16 16 (5.30%) MS Project
17 15 (4.97%) MS Office
17 15 (4.97%) SAS
17 15 (4.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 15 (4.97%) Oracle Retail
17 15 (4.97%) Waterfall
18 13 (4.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 13 (4.30%) QA
18 13 (4.30%) Validation
19 12 (3.97%) Data Modelling
19 12 (3.97%) CRM
20 11 (3.64%) Legal

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 (4.97%) SAS
2 6 (1.99%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.99%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.99%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.66%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 23 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.30%) MS Project
3 15 (4.97%) MS Office
4 8 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.32%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.32%) InDesign
5 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.32%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (4.97%) Oracle Retail
2 8 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.99%) Magento
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.33%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.33%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.33%) Unica
6 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.32%) DMZ
1 7 (2.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 7 (2.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 6 (1.99%) Firewall
3 5 (1.66%) BGP
3 5 (1.66%) EIGRP
3 5 (1.66%) WLAN
3 5 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (1.66%) DMVPN
3 5 (1.66%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (1.32%) HTTP
4 4 (1.32%) Internet
5 2 (0.66%) Extranet
5 2 (0.66%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.66%) DNS
5 2 (0.66%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.66%) SSL
5 2 (0.66%) Intranet
6 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.66%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 4 (1.32%) OLAP
3 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.32%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (0.99%) DB2
4 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.66%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (0.66%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.33%) MySQL
6 1 (0.33%) Big Data
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (0.66%) LoadRunner
1 2 (0.66%) JMeter
1 2 (0.66%) Selenium
1 2 (0.66%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.33%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.33%) Hudson
2 1 (0.33%) JIRA
2 1 (0.33%) JUnit
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 137 (45.36%) Finance
2 113 (37.42%) Banking
3 72 (23.84%) Retail Banking
4 11 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.64%) Legal
5 8 (2.65%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.32%) Publishing
6 4 (1.32%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.32%) Marketing
7 3 (0.99%) Billing
7 3 (0.99%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 92 (30.46%) Project Manager
2 77 (25.50%) Analyst
3 59 (19.54%) Business Analyst
4 26 (8.61%) Developer
5 20 (6.62%) Consultant
6 15 (4.97%) Lead Project Manager
7 13 (4.30%) Lead Business Analyst
7 13 (4.30%) Implementation Manager
8 12 (3.97%) Oracle Consultant
8 12 (3.97%) Programme Manager
9 8 (2.65%) Banking Business Analyst
10 7 (2.32%) Data Analyst
11 6 (1.99%) Architect
11 6 (1.99%) Senior Manager
11 6 (1.99%) SAS Analyst
11 6 (1.99%) Business Manager
11 6 (1.99%) Software Manager
12 5 (1.66%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 5 (1.66%) PMO Analyst
12 5 (1.66%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.98%) Middleware
2 8 (2.65%) HTML
3 7 (2.32%) Web Services
4 5 (1.66%) XML
5 4 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.99%) .NET
7 2 (0.66%) CSS
7 2 (0.66%) SOAP
7 2 (0.66%) XSD
7 2 (0.66%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.66%) JMS
7 2 (0.66%) WSDL
7 2 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.66%) JSON
7 2 (0.66%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (0.66%) HTML5
7 2 (0.66%) REST
8 1 (0.33%) jQuery
8 1 (0.33%) MDX
8 1 (0.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (1.99%) Mobile Payment
2 6 (1.99%) Management Information System
2 6 (1.99%) E-Learning
3 5 (1.66%) Reference Data
3 5 (1.66%) Data Integration
3 5 (1.66%) Statistics
4 4 (1.32%) EPoS
4 4 (1.32%) Learning Management System
5 2 (0.66%) Open Source
5 2 (0.66%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (0.66%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.66%) Clustering
5 2 (0.66%) Online Banking
5 2 (0.66%) FMCG
5 2 (0.66%) DataPower
5 2 (0.66%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.33%) LPAR
6 1 (0.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.66%) Windows
1 5 (1.66%) Linux
2 4 (1.32%) UNIX
3 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (36.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 85 (28.15%) Project Management
3 38 (12.58%) PRINCE2
4 34 (11.26%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (7.95%) Migration
5 24 (7.95%) E-Commerce
6 21 (6.95%) Risk Management
7 20 (6.62%) Business Analysis
8 18 (5.96%) Change Management
9 15 (4.97%) Waterfall
10 13 (4.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (4.30%) Validation
11 12 (3.97%) CRM
11 12 (3.97%) Data Modelling
12 11 (3.64%) Supplier Management
12 11 (3.64%) Resource Management
12 11 (3.64%) Analytics
13 10 (3.31%) ITIL
13 10 (3.31%) Scrum
14 9 (2.98%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.62%) SQL
2 10 (3.31%) Java
3 5 (1.66%) Lisp
3 5 (1.66%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.32%) VBA
5 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.66%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.66%) PHP
6 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.33%) Ruby
7 1 (0.33%) X++
7 1 (0.33%) VBScript
7 1 (0.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (0.33%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 15 (4.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (2.98%) ISEB
3 8 (2.65%) PMP
3 8 (2.65%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.99%) Degree
5 5 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.66%) CCNP
5 5 (1.66%) CCDP
6 3 (0.99%) APMP
7 1 (0.33%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.33%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.30%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.33%) FATCA
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.33%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.66%) OPNET
1 5 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.99%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (15.56%) Oracle
2 25 (8.28%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.28%) SAP
4 9 (2.98%) IBM
5 7 (2.32%) F5
6 6 (1.99%) HP
6 6 (1.99%) BMC
7 5 (1.66%) Motorola
7 5 (1.66%) Cisco
7 5 (1.66%) Ab Initio
7 5 (1.66%) Blue Coat
7 5 (1.66%) TippingPoint
7 5 (1.66%) Pega
8 4 (1.32%) VMware
8 4 (1.32%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (1.32%) Adobe
9 3 (0.99%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.99%) Teradata
10 2 (0.66%) Intel
10 2 (0.66%) Software AG
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