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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 28 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 169 169 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.65% 7.25% 7.67%
As % of the General category 18.13% 21.37% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 120 118
Average daily rate
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£356 £378 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £480 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £13.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+24.19% -38.26%
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
932 791 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.17% 33.92% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 544 414
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £269 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 11 17
Average hourly rate £21.26 £12.75 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.76% -38.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £9.00 £9.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £151.00 £25.55 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.67 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.02% -2.22%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -12 132 £356 -5.06% 48
South Yorkshire -3 15 £400 +6.66% 7
North Yorkshire - 11 £350 - 8
East Yorkshire - 1 £388 - 6
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 143 (45.40%) Finance
2 134 (42.54%) Banking
3 103 (32.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 85 (26.98%) Retail Banking
5 70 (22.22%) Project Management
6 34 (10.79%) SQL
7 32 (10.16%) E-Commerce
8 28 (8.89%) Oracle
8 28 (8.89%) Migration
8 28 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (7.30%) Change Management
10 21 (6.67%) Business Analysis
11 18 (5.71%) QA
11 18 (5.71%) MS Excel
11 18 (5.71%) SAS
11 18 (5.71%) Microsoft
12 17 (5.40%) PRINCE2
12 17 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (4.76%) MS Project
13 15 (4.76%) SDLC
14 14 (4.44%) Java
15 13 (4.13%) HTML
15 13 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (4.13%) Waterfall
16 12 (3.81%) Mentoring
16 12 (3.81%) JavaScript
16 12 (3.81%) MS Office
16 12 (3.81%) CSS
16 12 (3.81%) Linux
16 12 (3.81%) Windows

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (5.71%) SAS
2 5 (1.59%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.27%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.95%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.63%) JBoss
5 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.63%) Lync
6 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.32%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 18 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.76%) MS Project
3 12 (3.81%) MS Office
4 7 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.59%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.17%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.95%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.95%) Magento
3 3 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.95%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.63%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.32%) Unica
5 1 (0.32%) AWD
5 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.22%) WLAN
2 7 (2.22%) BGP
2 7 (2.22%) EIGRP
2 7 (2.22%) DMVPN
2 7 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (1.90%) DMZ
4 5 (1.59%) SSL
4 5 (1.59%) HTTP
5 4 (1.27%) Internet
5 4 (1.27%) Firewall
6 3 (0.95%) SAN
6 3 (0.95%) DNS
7 2 (0.63%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.63%) Extranet
7 2 (0.63%) Intranet
8 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 7 (2.22%) DB2
1 7 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.90%) MySQL
3 5 (1.59%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.59%) OLAP
3 5 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 5 (1.59%) Big Data
4 4 (1.27%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.27%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (0.95%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (0.95%) MS Access
6 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.63%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.32%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.32%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 6 (1.90%) Selenium
2 4 (1.27%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.95%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.95%) AccuRev
4 2 (0.63%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.63%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.63%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.63%) JMeter
4 2 (0.63%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.32%) Hudson
5 1 (0.32%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.32%) eggPlant
5 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.32%) JIRA
5 1 (0.32%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
General
1 143 (45.40%) Finance
2 134 (42.54%) Banking
3 85 (26.98%) Retail Banking
4 11 (3.49%) Marketing
5 10 (3.17%) Legal
6 8 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.22%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.95%) Billing
9 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.32%) Back Office
10 1 (0.32%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (29.21%) Analyst
2 78 (24.76%) Project Manager
3 59 (18.73%) Business Analyst
4 34 (10.79%) Developer
5 16 (5.08%) Consultant
6 15 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
7 13 (4.13%) Test Analyst
8 12 (3.81%) Implementation Manager
9 11 (3.49%) Lead Project Manager
10 10 (3.17%) Architect
11 9 (2.86%) Data Analyst
11 9 (2.86%) Oracle Consultant
12 8 (2.54%) Programme Manager
13 7 (2.22%) SAS Analyst
13 7 (2.22%) Delivery Manager
14 6 (1.90%) Lead Business Analyst
14 6 (1.90%) Designer
15 5 (1.59%) Software Manager
15 5 (1.59%) PMO Manager
15 5 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.13%) HTML
2 12 (3.81%) CSS
3 10 (3.17%) .NET
4 7 (2.22%) XML
5 6 (1.90%) Middleware
5 6 (1.90%) HTML5
6 5 (1.59%) Web Services
6 5 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (1.27%) jQuery
7 4 (1.27%) J2EE
8 3 (0.95%) JDBC
8 3 (0.95%) JSP
8 3 (0.95%) Servlets
8 3 (0.95%) DOM
8 3 (0.95%) Ajax
8 3 (0.95%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (0.63%) CSS3
9 2 (0.63%) WCF
9 2 (0.63%) Sass
9 2 (0.63%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.54%) Credit Risk
3 6 (1.90%) Reference Data
3 6 (1.90%) Data Integration
3 6 (1.90%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (1.90%) User Experience
4 5 (1.59%) EPoS
5 3 (0.95%) Mainframe
5 3 (0.95%) APACS
5 3 (0.95%) Graphic Design
6 2 (0.63%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.63%) IVR
6 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.63%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.32%) FMCG
7 1 (0.32%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.81%) Linux
1 12 (3.81%) Windows
2 8 (2.54%) UNIX
3 6 (1.90%) AIX
4 1 (0.32%) Solaris
4 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.32%) SUSE
4 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (32.70%) Stakeholder Management
2 70 (22.22%) Project Management
3 32 (10.16%) E-Commerce
4 28 (8.89%) Migration
4 28 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (7.30%) Change Management
6 21 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 17 (5.40%) PRINCE2
8 15 (4.76%) SDLC
9 13 (4.13%) Waterfall
9 13 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (3.81%) Mentoring
11 11 (3.49%) Data Migration
11 11 (3.49%) Data Analysis
12 10 (3.17%) Test Scripting
12 10 (3.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (2.86%) ETL
13 9 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (2.86%) ITIL
14 8 (2.54%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.79%) SQL
2 14 (4.44%) Java
3 12 (3.81%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.49%) VBA
5 8 (2.54%) C++
6 7 (2.22%) Lisp
7 6 (1.90%) C
8 5 (1.59%) Ruby
9 4 (1.27%) Perl
10 3 (0.95%) Python
10 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.63%) PL/1
11 2 (0.63%) C#
11 2 (0.63%) PHP
11 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.32%) VBScript
12 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.32%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.32%) X++
Qualifications
1 10 (3.17%) ISEB
2 8 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (1.90%) Degree
4 5 (1.59%) CCDP
4 5 (1.59%) CCNP
4 5 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.59%) PMP
4 5 (1.59%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.27%) APMP
6 3 (0.95%) CCNA
7 1 (0.32%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.32%) FATCA
2 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.32%) Basel II
System Software
1 7 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.32%) NFS
2 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (1.90%) OPNET
3 3 (0.95%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.32%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.32%) Nagios
5 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (8.89%) Oracle
2 18 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.49%) HP
3 11 (3.49%) Cisco
3 11 (3.49%) IBM
4 10 (3.17%) SAP
5 9 (2.86%) F5
6 8 (2.54%) VMware
6 8 (2.54%) BMC
7 7 (2.22%) Motorola
7 7 (2.22%) TippingPoint
8 5 (1.59%) Ab Initio
8 5 (1.59%) Blue Coat
9 4 (1.27%) Lotus
9 4 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (0.95%) Apple
10 3 (0.95%) Teradata
11 2 (0.63%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.63%) EMC
12 1 (0.32%) Intel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £259 - £356 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Eligo
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + expenses
Posted: 21 hours ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £297.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £423.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 21 days ago