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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 24 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 170 169 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.21% 6.69% 8.08%
As % of the General category 18.81% 20.84% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 109 92
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£396 £361 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -1.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £412 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -
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
904 811 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.00% 32.11% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 522 338
Average daily rate £375 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 19
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.30 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £30.50 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -20.00%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -9 136 £388 +7.26% 63
South Yorkshire +9 20 £400 - 9
North Yorkshire 0 5 £450 - 9
East Yorkshire - 2 £381 - 2
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 145 (44.75%) Finance
2 116 (35.80%) Banking
3 115 (35.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 89 (27.47%) Project Management
5 77 (23.77%) Retail Banking
6 50 (15.43%) Oracle
7 43 (13.27%) PRINCE2
8 35 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (10.19%) Microsoft
10 28 (8.64%) SQL
11 27 (8.33%) MS Excel
12 26 (8.02%) Migration
12 26 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
13 25 (7.72%) Business Analysis
14 23 (7.10%) SAP
15 20 (6.17%) E-Commerce
15 20 (6.17%) Risk Management
15 20 (6.17%) Change Management
16 18 (5.56%) MS Project
16 18 (5.56%) MS Office
17 17 (5.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 17 (5.25%) QA
18 16 (4.94%) Oracle Retail
18 16 (4.94%) SAS
19 14 (4.32%) Waterfall
19 14 (4.32%) UML
20 13 (4.01%) CRM
20 13 (4.01%) Resource Management
21 12 (3.70%) Supplier Management
21 12 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 16 (4.94%) SAS
2 6 (1.85%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.62%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.31%) JBoss
5 1 (0.31%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 27 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.56%) MS Project
2 18 (5.56%) MS Office
3 9 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.23%) Adobe Captivate
4 4 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.23%) InDesign
4 4 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.23%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (4.94%) Oracle Retail
2 8 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.62%) Magento
5 1 (0.31%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.31%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.31%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.09%) DMZ
2 9 (2.78%) WLAN
2 9 (2.78%) BGP
2 9 (2.78%) EIGRP
2 9 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (2.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (2.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (2.16%) DMVPN
5 5 (1.54%) Firewall
6 3 (0.93%) Internet
6 3 (0.93%) HTTP
7 2 (0.62%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.31%) SSL
8 1 (0.31%) Intranet
8 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.31%) DNS
8 1 (0.31%) WAN
8 1 (0.31%) Extranet
8 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 5 (1.54%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (0.93%) DB2
6 2 (0.62%) QlikView
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.31%) MySQL
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) Big Data
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.31%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Selenium
2 2 (0.62%) SoapUI
2 2 (0.62%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.62%) WebDriver
2 2 (0.62%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.62%) JMeter
3 1 (0.31%) JIRA
3 1 (0.31%) Synon
3 1 (0.31%) ERwin
3 1 (0.31%) JUnit
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.31%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.31%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.31%) Hudson
3 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 145 (44.75%) Finance
2 116 (35.80%) Banking
3 77 (23.77%) Retail Banking
4 12 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.70%) Legal
4 12 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.23%) Publishing
5 4 (1.23%) General Ledger
5 4 (1.23%) Marketing
6 3 (0.93%) Back Office
7 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.62%) Billing
8 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Front Office
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 93 (28.70%) Project Manager
2 90 (27.78%) Analyst
3 64 (19.75%) Business Analyst
4 27 (8.33%) Developer
5 20 (6.17%) Consultant
6 16 (4.94%) Lead Project Manager
7 15 (4.63%) Lead Business Analyst
8 12 (3.70%) Oracle Consultant
9 11 (3.40%) Implementation Manager
9 11 (3.40%) Programme Manager
10 9 (2.78%) Network Engineer
11 8 (2.47%) Design Engineer
11 8 (2.47%) PMO Analyst
11 8 (2.47%) Network Design Engineer
12 7 (2.16%) Banking Business Analyst
12 7 (2.16%) Software Manager
13 6 (1.85%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (1.85%) Data Analyst
13 6 (1.85%) Test Analyst
13 6 (1.85%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.09%) HTML
2 9 (2.78%) Middleware
3 6 (1.85%) Web Services
4 5 (1.54%) XML
5 4 (1.23%) CSS
5 4 (1.23%) JSON
5 4 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (1.23%) HTML5
6 3 (0.93%) jQuery
6 3 (0.93%) .NET
7 2 (0.62%) SOAP
7 2 (0.62%) XSD
7 2 (0.62%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.62%) JMS
7 2 (0.62%) WSDL
7 2 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (0.62%) REST
7 2 (0.62%) CSS3
7 2 (0.62%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (1.85%) Management Information System
2 6 (1.85%) Statistics
2 6 (1.85%) E-Learning
2 6 (1.85%) FMCG
3 5 (1.54%) Reference Data
3 5 (1.54%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (1.54%) Data Integration
4 4 (1.23%) Learning Management System
4 4 (1.23%) EPoS
5 3 (0.93%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.62%) Clustering
6 2 (0.62%) DataPower
6 2 (0.62%) Online Banking
6 2 (0.62%) Open Source
6 2 (0.62%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.31%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.31%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.31%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.16%) Windows
2 6 (1.85%) Linux
3 4 (1.23%) UNIX
4 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.62%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.31%) AIX
5 1 (0.31%) Solaris
5 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (35.49%) Stakeholder Management
2 89 (27.47%) Project Management
3 43 (13.27%) PRINCE2
4 35 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (8.02%) Migration
6 25 (7.72%) Business Analysis
7 20 (6.17%) Change Management
7 20 (6.17%) Risk Management
7 20 (6.17%) E-Commerce
8 14 (4.32%) UML
8 14 (4.32%) Waterfall
9 13 (4.01%) CRM
9 13 (4.01%) Resource Management
10 12 (3.70%) Supplier Management
10 12 (3.70%) ITIL
10 12 (3.70%) ERP
10 12 (3.70%) Data Modelling
10 12 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (3.40%) Analytics
11 11 (3.40%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.64%) SQL
2 11 (3.40%) Java
3 9 (2.78%) Lisp
4 5 (1.54%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.93%) C
7 2 (0.62%) C#
7 2 (0.62%) PHP
7 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.62%) VBA
7 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.31%) XAML
8 1 (0.31%) X++
8 1 (0.31%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.31%) Python
8 1 (0.31%) PL/1
8 1 (0.31%) VBScript
8 1 (0.31%) RPG
8 1 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (5.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (3.09%) ISEB
3 9 (2.78%) CCNP
3 9 (2.78%) CCDP
3 9 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.16%) Degree
5 5 (1.54%) APMP
5 5 (1.54%) PMP
5 5 (1.54%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.31%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.31%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.25%) QA
2 2 (0.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) Basel II
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.31%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.16%) OPNET
1 7 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.31%) Puppet
2 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (15.43%) Oracle
2 33 (10.19%) Microsoft
3 23 (7.10%) SAP
4 11 (3.40%) HP
5 10 (3.09%) F5
5 10 (3.09%) IBM
6 9 (2.78%) TippingPoint
6 9 (2.78%) BMC
6 9 (2.78%) Cisco
7 8 (2.47%) Motorola
7 8 (2.47%) Pega
8 7 (2.16%) Blue Coat
9 5 (1.54%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.23%) VMware
10 4 (1.23%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (1.23%) Adobe
11 3 (0.93%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.62%) Intel
12 2 (0.62%) Software AG
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