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 30 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 28 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 168 167 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.72% 7.07% 7.54%
As % of the General category 18.30% 20.57% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 121 107
Average daily rate
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£356 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-48.80% +13.63%
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
918 812 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.24% 34.38% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 564 398
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.22 £9.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £159.00 £26.00 £42.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

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 30 June 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
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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 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
West Yorkshire -12 130 £356 -5.06% 59
South Yorkshire -7 14 £400 - 7
North Yorkshire - 11 £350 - 3
East Yorkshire - 2 £394 - 3
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 152 (44.97%) Finance
2 140 (41.42%) Banking
3 114 (33.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 93 (27.51%) Retail Banking
5 78 (23.08%) Project Management
6 37 (10.95%) Oracle
7 36 (10.65%) SQL
8 33 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (9.47%) E-Commerce
10 27 (7.99%) Migration
11 25 (7.40%) Change Management
12 24 (7.10%) Business Analysis
13 22 (6.51%) PRINCE2
14 20 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (5.62%) SAS
16 18 (5.33%) Microsoft
16 18 (5.33%) SDLC
17 17 (5.03%) MS Excel
17 17 (5.03%) SAP
17 17 (5.03%) QA
18 15 (4.44%) Waterfall
18 15 (4.44%) HTML
19 14 (4.14%) MS Project
19 14 (4.14%) Risk Management
19 14 (4.14%) User Acceptance Testing
20 13 (3.85%) CSS
20 13 (3.85%) Java
20 13 (3.85%) JavaScript
21 12 (3.55%) VBA
21 12 (3.55%) Stakeholder Engagement

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 19 (5.62%) SAS
2 4 (1.18%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.89%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.89%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.59%) Lync
4 2 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.30%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 17 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.14%) MS Project
3 11 (3.25%) MS Office
4 5 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.30%) InDesign
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (3.25%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.18%) Magento
4 3 (0.89%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.89%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.89%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.30%) Unica
6 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.30%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.59%) Office 365
2 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.07%) WLAN
1 7 (2.07%) TCP/IP
1 7 (2.07%) BGP
1 7 (2.07%) EIGRP
1 7 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (2.07%) DMVPN
1 7 (2.07%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (2.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 7 (2.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 6 (1.78%) Firewall
2 6 (1.78%) DMZ
3 4 (1.18%) Internet
3 4 (1.18%) SSL
4 3 (0.89%) HTTP
5 2 (0.59%) SAN
5 2 (0.59%) DNS
5 2 (0.59%) Extranet
5 2 (0.59%) Intranet
5 2 (0.59%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.07%) SQL Server
1 7 (2.07%) DB2
2 6 (1.78%) MySQL
2 6 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.48%) OLAP
3 5 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (1.18%) Big Data
4 4 (1.18%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.18%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (0.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (0.89%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.89%) MS Access
6 2 (0.59%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.30%) QualityStage
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.30%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 6 (1.78%) Selenium
2 4 (1.18%) SoapUI
2 4 (1.18%) LoadRunner
2 4 (1.18%) JMeter
3 3 (0.89%) AccuRev
4 2 (0.59%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.59%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.59%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.59%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.30%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.30%) JIRA
5 1 (0.30%) Hudson
5 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.30%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.30%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.30%) JUnit
General
1 152 (44.97%) Finance
2 140 (41.42%) Banking
3 93 (27.51%) Retail Banking
4 10 (2.96%) Legal
5 9 (2.66%) Marketing
6 8 (2.37%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.89%) Billing
9 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.59%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.59%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) Front Office
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 101 (29.88%) Analyst
2 94 (27.81%) Project Manager
3 66 (19.53%) Business Analyst
4 35 (10.36%) Developer
5 17 (5.03%) Consultant
6 16 (4.73%) Lead Project Manager
7 14 (4.14%) Test Analyst
8 13 (3.85%) Implementation Manager
9 12 (3.55%) Banking Business Analyst
10 10 (2.96%) Oracle Consultant
10 10 (2.96%) Programme Manager
11 9 (2.66%) Architect
11 9 (2.66%) Lead Business Analyst
12 8 (2.37%) SAS Analyst
12 8 (2.37%) Data Analyst
13 6 (1.78%) Delivery Manager
13 6 (1.78%) Designer
14 5 (1.48%) SAS Developer
14 5 (1.48%) Network Design Engineer
14 5 (1.48%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.44%) HTML
2 13 (3.85%) CSS
3 9 (2.66%) XML
4 8 (2.37%) Middleware
4 8 (2.37%) .NET
5 7 (2.07%) Web Services
5 7 (2.07%) HTML5
6 5 (1.48%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (1.18%) jQuery
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.89%) Ajax
8 3 (0.89%) J2EE
8 3 (0.89%) JDBC
8 3 (0.89%) JSP
8 3 (0.89%) Servlets
8 3 (0.89%) DOM
8 3 (0.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (0.59%) Sass
9 2 (0.59%) LESS
9 2 (0.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.37%) EPoS
3 6 (1.78%) Data Integration
3 6 (1.78%) Reference Data
3 6 (1.78%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (1.48%) User Experience
5 4 (1.18%) Credit Risk
6 3 (0.89%) Graphic Design
6 3 (0.89%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.89%) APACS
7 2 (0.59%) IVR
7 2 (0.59%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.59%) DataPower
7 2 (0.59%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.30%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.30%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.96%) Windows
1 10 (2.96%) Linux
2 8 (2.37%) UNIX
3 6 (1.78%) AIX
4 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (33.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 78 (23.08%) Project Management
3 33 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (9.47%) E-Commerce
5 27 (7.99%) Migration
6 25 (7.40%) Change Management
7 24 (7.10%) Business Analysis
8 22 (6.51%) PRINCE2
9 18 (5.33%) SDLC
10 15 (4.44%) Waterfall
11 14 (4.14%) Risk Management
11 14 (4.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (3.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 11 (3.25%) Mentoring
13 11 (3.25%) Data Analysis
14 10 (2.96%) Scrum
14 10 (2.96%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (2.96%) Data Migration
15 9 (2.66%) ITIL
15 9 (2.66%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 36 (10.65%) SQL
2 13 (3.85%) Java
2 13 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 12 (3.55%) VBA
4 7 (2.07%) Lisp
5 5 (1.48%) Ruby
5 5 (1.48%) C
5 5 (1.48%) C++
6 3 (0.89%) PL/1
6 3 (0.89%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.89%) Perl
6 3 (0.89%) PHP
7 2 (0.59%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.59%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.30%) VBScript
8 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.30%) X++
8 1 (0.30%) C#
8 1 (0.30%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 10 (2.96%) ISEB
2 8 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (1.78%) PMP
4 6 (1.78%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.78%) Degree
5 5 (1.48%) CCNP
5 5 (1.48%) CCDP
6 4 (1.18%) APMP
7 3 (0.89%) CCNA
8 1 (0.30%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.30%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.03%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.30%) FATCA
2 1 (0.30%) SLA
2 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.30%) Basel II
System Software
1 6 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.07%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (1.78%) OPNET
3 3 (0.89%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.30%) Puppet
4 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (10.95%) Oracle
2 18 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.03%) SAP
4 11 (3.25%) Cisco
4 11 (3.25%) IBM
5 10 (2.96%) HP
6 9 (2.66%) F5
7 8 (2.37%) BMC
7 8 (2.37%) VMware
8 7 (2.07%) TippingPoint
8 7 (2.07%) Motorola
9 5 (1.48%) Blue Coat
9 5 (1.48%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.89%) Teradata
11 3 (0.89%) Lotus
11 3 (0.89%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.59%) Apple
12 2 (0.59%) Pega
12 2 (0.59%) Imperva
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