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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 23 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 152 148 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.22% 6.67% 8.45%
As % of the General category 19.29% 19.84% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 100 89
Average daily rate
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£396 £330 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £242 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +47.61%
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
788 746 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.24% 33.60% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 472 307
Average daily rate £396 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.49% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 23
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £14.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +15.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £11.00 £6.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £28.00 £20.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 January 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 30 January 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 -5 137 £396 +21.84% 92
South Yorkshire -12 6 £380 -2.56% 6
North Yorkshire -1 1 - - 9
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 122 (39.35%) Finance
2 114 (36.77%) Banking
3 89 (28.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 80 (25.81%) Retail Banking
5 75 (24.19%) Project Management
6 44 (14.19%) PRINCE2
7 37 (11.94%) Oracle
8 32 (10.32%) Microsoft
9 30 (9.68%) Business Analysis
10 29 (9.35%) SQL
11 28 (9.03%) MS Excel
12 27 (8.71%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (8.06%) E-Commerce
14 23 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (6.77%) Migration
16 20 (6.45%) MS Office
17 18 (5.81%) SAP
18 16 (5.16%) MS Project
19 15 (4.84%) Risk Management
20 14 (4.52%) UML
20 14 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 13 (4.19%) SAS
22 12 (3.87%) ERP
22 12 (3.87%) Resource Management
23 11 (3.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 11 (3.55%) QA
23 11 (3.55%) Credit Risk
23 11 (3.55%) Web Services
23 11 (3.55%) HTML
23 11 (3.55%) HP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (4.19%) SAS
2 5 (1.61%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.97%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.65%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.32%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.45%) MS Office
3 16 (5.16%) MS Project
4 9 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.61%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.29%) InDesign
6 4 (1.29%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.29%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (3.23%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.97%) Magento
2 3 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.32%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.32%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.97%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.94%) WLAN
1 6 (1.94%) DMZ
1 6 (1.94%) EIGRP
1 6 (1.94%) BGP
1 6 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (1.29%) DMVPN
2 4 (1.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (0.97%) Internet
3 3 (0.97%) Firewall
4 1 (0.32%) HTTP
4 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.32%) 2G
4 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 10 (3.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 8 (2.58%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (1.29%) OLAP
5 3 (0.97%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.97%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (0.97%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.97%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.65%) MySQL
6 2 (0.65%) DB2
6 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.65%) Base SAS
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.65%) QlikView
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Selenium
2 2 (0.65%) JMeter
2 2 (0.65%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.65%) WebDriver
2 2 (0.65%) SoapUI
2 2 (0.65%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.32%) JIRA
3 1 (0.32%) ERwin
3 1 (0.32%) Synon
3 1 (0.32%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.32%) JUnit
3 1 (0.32%) Maven
General
1 122 (39.35%) Finance
2 114 (36.77%) Banking
3 80 (25.81%) Retail Banking
4 11 (3.55%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.58%) Back Office
6 6 (1.94%) Legal
6 6 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.29%) Publishing
8 3 (0.97%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.65%) Marketing
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Front Office
10 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (30.97%) Analyst
2 78 (25.16%) Project Manager
3 69 (22.26%) Business Analyst
4 30 (9.68%) Developer
5 16 (5.16%) Lead Business Analyst
6 13 (4.19%) Consultant
7 12 (3.87%) Lead Project Manager
8 11 (3.55%) Test Analyst
9 10 (3.23%) PMO Manager
10 9 (2.90%) PMO Analyst
10 9 (2.90%) Programme Manager
11 8 (2.58%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (2.58%) Senior Business Analyst
11 8 (2.58%) Banking Business Analyst
12 7 (2.26%) Project Officer
12 7 (2.26%) E-Learning Developer
12 7 (2.26%) Project Support Officer
13 6 (1.94%) Oracle Consultant
13 6 (1.94%) DBA
13 6 (1.94%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.55%) Web Services
1 11 (3.55%) HTML
2 7 (2.26%) XML
3 6 (1.94%) .NET
4 5 (1.61%) HTML5
4 5 (1.61%) WPF
4 5 (1.61%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.29%) CSS
5 4 (1.29%) WCF
5 4 (1.29%) JSON
5 4 (1.29%) jQuery
5 4 (1.29%) LINQ
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (0.97%) CSS3
6 3 (0.97%) RESTful
6 3 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.97%) Middleware
7 2 (0.65%) SOAP
7 2 (0.65%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.55%) Credit Risk
3 8 (2.58%) E-Learning
4 7 (2.26%) FMCG
4 7 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.94%) EPoS
6 5 (1.61%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.61%) Statistics
7 4 (1.29%) Learning Management System
7 4 (1.29%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.65%) Clustering
9 2 (0.65%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.65%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.65%) DataPower
10 1 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.32%) Social Media
10 1 (0.32%) Open Source
10 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.94%) Windows
2 5 (1.61%) UNIX
3 3 (0.97%) Linux
4 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.32%) AIX
5 1 (0.32%) Solaris
5 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (28.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 75 (24.19%) Project Management
3 44 (14.19%) PRINCE2
4 30 (9.68%) Business Analysis
5 27 (8.71%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (8.06%) E-Commerce
7 21 (6.77%) Migration
8 15 (4.84%) Risk Management
9 14 (4.52%) UML
10 12 (3.87%) ERP
10 12 (3.87%) Resource Management
11 11 (3.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (3.55%) Change Management
12 10 (3.23%) Validation
12 10 (3.23%) Logistics
12 10 (3.23%) Supplier Management
12 10 (3.23%) ITIL
12 10 (3.23%) Data Modelling
12 10 (3.23%) Coaching
13 9 (2.90%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.35%) SQL
2 9 (2.90%) Java
3 7 (2.26%) PL/SQL
4 6 (1.94%) Lisp
5 5 (1.61%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.61%) C#
6 4 (1.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.97%) PHP
7 3 (0.97%) VB
7 3 (0.97%) C
8 2 (0.65%) VBA
8 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.65%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.32%) PL/1
9 1 (0.32%) Python
9 1 (0.32%) C++
9 1 (0.32%) RPG
9 1 (0.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (1.94%) ISEB
2 6 (1.94%) CCNP
2 6 (1.94%) CCDP
2 6 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (1.94%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.61%) APMP
3 5 (1.61%) PMP
4 3 (0.97%) Degree
4 3 (0.97%) CCA
4 3 (0.97%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.55%) QA
2 4 (1.29%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.29%) OPNET
2 4 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 37 (11.94%) Oracle
2 32 (10.32%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.81%) SAP
4 11 (3.55%) HP
5 8 (2.58%) Pega
6 7 (2.26%) IBM
7 6 (1.94%) Cisco
7 6 (1.94%) BMC
7 6 (1.94%) TippingPoint
7 6 (1.94%) F5
8 5 (1.61%) Motorola
9 4 (1.29%) Blue Coat
9 4 (1.29%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (1.29%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.29%) Adobe
10 2 (0.65%) VMware
10 2 (0.65%) Retalix
10 2 (0.65%) Imperva
11 1 (0.32%) Venda
11 1 (0.32%) hybris
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £320.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £ Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £288.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 - £455 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago