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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 24 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 153 154 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.04% 6.72% 8.60%
As % of the General category 17.98% 20.56% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 97 94
Average daily rate
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£396 £330 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £256 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £493 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.54 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+64.75% -
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
851 749 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.58% 32.66% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 458 330
Average daily rate £390 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.50 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -9 122 £396 +20.00% 57
South Yorkshire -1 17 £405 +14.08% 3
North Yorkshire -2 3 - - 11
East Yorkshire - 2 £381 - 4
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 133 (40.55%) Finance
2 117 (35.67%) Banking
3 105 (32.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 81 (24.70%) Retail Banking
5 78 (23.78%) Project Management
6 49 (14.94%) Oracle
7 48 (14.63%) PRINCE2
8 33 (10.06%) Microsoft
9 32 (9.76%) Business Analysis
10 29 (8.84%) MS Excel
11 28 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (7.93%) SQL
13 25 (7.62%) E-Commerce
14 22 (6.71%) SAP
14 22 (6.71%) Migration
15 21 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (5.79%) Risk Management
17 18 (5.49%) MS Project
17 18 (5.49%) MS Office
18 17 (5.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 16 (4.88%) ERP
20 14 (4.27%) UML
20 14 (4.27%) HP
20 14 (4.27%) Change Management
20 14 (4.27%) Oracle Retail
20 14 (4.27%) QA
21 13 (3.96%) Resource Management
21 13 (3.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 12 (3.66%) CRM
22 12 (3.66%) SQL Server

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (3.05%) SAS
2 5 (1.52%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.91%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.61%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.61%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 29 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.49%) MS Project
2 18 (5.49%) MS Office
3 8 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.22%) Adobe Captivate
4 4 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.22%) InDesign
4 4 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (4.27%) Oracle Retail
2 8 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.91%) Magento
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.30%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.30%) SaaS
1 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.05%) DMZ
2 9 (2.74%) WLAN
2 9 (2.74%) BGP
2 9 (2.74%) EIGRP
2 9 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (2.74%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (2.13%) DMVPN
4 5 (1.52%) Internet
5 4 (1.22%) Firewall
6 2 (0.61%) HTTP
6 2 (0.61%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 6 (1.83%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.52%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (0.91%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.91%) DB2
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.61%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.61%) QlikView
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.61%) Big Data
5 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.61%) MySQL
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Selenium
2 2 (0.61%) WebDriver
2 2 (0.61%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.61%) SoapUI
2 2 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.61%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.61%) JMeter
2 2 (0.61%) JIRA
3 1 (0.30%) JUnit
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.30%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.30%) Synon
3 1 (0.30%) ERwin
3 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
General
1 133 (40.55%) Finance
2 117 (35.67%) Banking
3 81 (24.70%) Retail Banking
4 12 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.74%) Legal
6 8 (2.44%) Back Office
7 6 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.22%) Publishing
9 3 (0.91%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.91%) Marketing
10 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Front Office
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
11 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 97 (29.57%) Analyst
2 89 (27.13%) Project Manager
3 72 (21.95%) Business Analyst
4 29 (8.84%) Developer
5 17 (5.18%) Consultant
6 14 (4.27%) Lead Business Analyst
7 13 (3.96%) Lead Project Manager
7 13 (3.96%) Test Analyst
8 10 (3.05%) Programme Manager
9 9 (2.74%) Network Engineer
9 9 (2.74%) Oracle Consultant
10 8 (2.44%) Design Engineer
10 8 (2.44%) PMO Manager
10 8 (2.44%) Banking Business Analyst
10 8 (2.44%) Network Design Engineer
11 7 (2.13%) E-Learning Developer
11 7 (2.13%) PMO Analyst
11 7 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (2.13%) Senior Business Analyst
12 6 (1.83%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.66%) HTML
2 11 (3.35%) Web Services
3 8 (2.44%) XML
4 7 (2.13%) .NET
4 7 (2.13%) Middleware
5 5 (1.52%) JSON
5 5 (1.52%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.52%) WPF
5 5 (1.52%) HTML5
6 4 (1.22%) LINQ
6 4 (1.22%) WCF
6 4 (1.22%) CSS
6 4 (1.22%) jQuery
6 4 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.91%) RESTful
7 3 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (0.91%) CSS3
8 2 (0.61%) WebSockets
8 2 (0.61%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 8 (2.44%) E-Learning
3 7 (2.13%) EPoS
3 7 (2.13%) FMCG
4 6 (1.83%) Credit Risk
4 6 (1.83%) Statistics
5 4 (1.22%) Online Banking
5 4 (1.22%) Learning Management System
5 4 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.91%) Reference Data
6 3 (0.91%) Data Integration
6 3 (0.91%) Clustering
7 2 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.61%) DataPower
7 2 (0.61%) Open Source
8 1 (0.30%) Social Media
8 1 (0.30%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.13%) Windows
2 4 (1.22%) Linux
3 3 (0.91%) UNIX
4 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.30%) AIX
5 1 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (32.01%) Stakeholder Management
2 78 (23.78%) Project Management
3 48 (14.63%) PRINCE2
4 32 (9.76%) Business Analysis
5 28 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (7.62%) E-Commerce
7 22 (6.71%) Migration
8 19 (5.79%) Risk Management
9 16 (4.88%) ERP
10 14 (4.27%) UML
10 14 (4.27%) Change Management
11 13 (3.96%) Resource Management
11 13 (3.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 12 (3.66%) CRM
13 11 (3.35%) Validation
13 11 (3.35%) Logistics
13 11 (3.35%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (3.35%) Analytics
14 10 (3.05%) Supplier Management
14 10 (3.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.93%) SQL
2 9 (2.74%) Java
2 9 (2.74%) Lisp
3 5 (1.52%) C#
3 5 (1.52%) T-SQL
3 5 (1.52%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.91%) PHP
5 3 (0.91%) C
6 2 (0.61%) VB
6 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.30%) XAML
7 1 (0.30%) X++
7 1 (0.30%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.30%) VBA
7 1 (0.30%) Python
7 1 (0.30%) PL/1
7 1 (0.30%) C++
7 1 (0.30%) RPG
7 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (5.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (2.74%) CCNP
2 9 (2.74%) CCDP
2 9 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (2.44%) ISEB
4 6 (1.83%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.83%) Degree
5 5 (1.52%) PMP
5 5 (1.52%) APMP
6 2 (0.61%) VCP4
6 2 (0.61%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.27%) QA
2 2 (0.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) Basel II
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (2.13%) OPNET
1 7 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (14.94%) Oracle
2 33 (10.06%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.71%) SAP
4 14 (4.27%) HP
5 9 (2.74%) BMC
5 9 (2.74%) Cisco
5 9 (2.74%) IBM
5 9 (2.74%) TippingPoint
5 9 (2.74%) F5
6 8 (2.44%) Pega
6 8 (2.44%) Motorola
7 7 (2.13%) Blue Coat
7 7 (2.13%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (1.22%) VMware
8 4 (1.22%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.22%) Adobe
9 3 (0.91%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.61%) Intel
10 2 (0.61%) Software AG
10 2 (0.61%) Retalix
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £29000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £256.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Bradford
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
South Yorkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £275 - £340 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 18 days ago