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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 25 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Retail 153 138 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.99% 6.19% 10.88%
As % of the General category 19.97% 18.50% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 80 193
Average daily rate
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£375 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.83% -1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £383 £385
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -43.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.00 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £10.00 £103.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +13.04%
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
766 746 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 30.00% 33.44% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 447 520
Average daily rate £375 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.78 £19.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 -3 118 £388 +4.72% 64
South Yorkshire +10 21 £325 -16.23% 8
North Yorkshire +1 6 £298 +8.18% 9
East Yorkshire - - - -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 101 (30.98%) Banking
2 94 (28.83%) Finance
3 71 (21.78%) Retail Banking
4 64 (19.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (15.95%) Project Management
6 41 (12.58%) Oracle
7 38 (11.66%) SQL
8 36 (11.04%) E-Commerce
9 31 (9.51%) Business Analysis
10 30 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (7.36%) PRINCE2
12 23 (7.06%) MS Excel
12 23 (7.06%) Microsoft
12 23 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (7.06%) Oracle Retail
13 19 (5.83%) HP
13 19 (5.83%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (5.21%) ITIL
14 17 (5.21%) Change Management
15 16 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (4.91%) QA
16 15 (4.60%) Credit Risk
16 15 (4.60%) HP Quality Center
17 14 (4.29%) SAS
18 13 (3.99%) ERP
18 13 (3.99%) MS Office
18 13 (3.99%) Legal
18 13 (3.99%) Migration
19 12 (3.68%) Data Analysis

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 14 (4.29%) SAS
2 5 (1.53%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (1.23%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.23%) Jetty
4 2 (0.61%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.31%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.31%) CICS
5 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 23 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.99%) MS Office
3 9 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (2.76%) MS Project
4 3 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (7.06%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.31%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.31%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.37%) WLAN
1 11 (3.37%) BGP
1 11 (3.37%) EIGRP
1 11 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (3.37%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (3.07%) DMZ
3 6 (1.84%) DMVPN
3 6 (1.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (1.53%) HTTP
5 3 (0.92%) Internet
5 3 (0.92%) WAN
5 3 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (0.92%) Firewall
6 2 (0.61%) LAN
6 2 (0.61%) Network Security
7 1 (0.31%) SMS
7 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.31%) 2G
7 1 (0.31%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (3.37%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 8 (2.45%) QlikView
5 7 (2.15%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.84%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.23%) DB2
7 4 (1.23%) OLAP
7 4 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.23%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.92%) MS Access
8 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.61%) Xcelsius
9 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.61%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (1.53%) Ant
2 4 (1.23%) Selenium
3 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.61%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.61%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.61%) JUnit
3 2 (0.61%) ProC
4 1 (0.31%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.31%) Maven
4 1 (0.31%) JIRA
4 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.31%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.31%) Synon
4 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
General
1 101 (30.98%) Banking
2 94 (28.83%) Finance
3 71 (21.78%) Retail Banking
4 13 (3.99%) Legal
5 6 (1.84%) Back Office
6 5 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.23%) Marketing
8 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) German Language
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 96 (29.45%) Analyst
2 59 (18.10%) Business Analyst
3 56 (17.18%) Project Manager
4 31 (9.51%) Developer
5 22 (6.75%) Test Analyst
6 12 (3.68%) Consultant
7 11 (3.37%) PMO Manager
8 9 (2.76%) Designer
8 9 (2.76%) Network Engineer
8 9 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (2.45%) Senior Business Analyst
9 8 (2.45%) DBA
9 8 (2.45%) Lead Business Analyst
10 7 (2.15%) Business Project Manager
10 7 (2.15%) Business Manager
10 7 (2.15%) Project Officer
10 7 (2.15%) .NET Developer
10 7 (2.15%) Project Support Officer
11 6 (1.84%) Network Specialist
11 6 (1.84%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.07%) .NET
1 10 (3.07%) J2EE
2 8 (2.45%) Web Services
2 8 (2.45%) XML
2 8 (2.45%) WCF
3 7 (2.15%) HTML
3 7 (2.15%) ASP.NET
3 7 (2.15%) jQuery
4 6 (1.84%) WPF
5 5 (1.53%) Ajax
5 5 (1.53%) JDBC
5 5 (1.53%) JSP
5 5 (1.53%) Servlets
5 5 (1.53%) REST
6 4 (1.23%) HTML5
6 4 (1.23%) CSS
6 4 (1.23%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.92%) JSON
7 3 (0.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (0.92%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.60%) Credit Risk
3 10 (3.07%) Copywriting
4 9 (2.76%) User Experience
5 7 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.15%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.53%) FMCG
8 3 (0.92%) AS400
8 3 (0.92%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.92%) EPoS
9 2 (0.61%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.61%) PMI
9 2 (0.61%) iSeries
9 2 (0.61%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.61%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.31%) Wiki
10 1 (0.31%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.53%) Windows
2 4 (1.23%) UNIX
3 3 (0.92%) Linux
4 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.31%) zOS
5 1 (0.31%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (19.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 52 (15.95%) Project Management
3 36 (11.04%) E-Commerce
4 31 (9.51%) Business Analysis
5 24 (7.36%) PRINCE2
6 23 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (5.83%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (5.21%) ITIL
8 17 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (5.21%) Change Management
9 13 (3.99%) Migration
9 13 (3.99%) ERP
10 12 (3.68%) Test Scripting
10 12 (3.68%) Data Analysis
11 11 (3.37%) SEO
12 10 (3.07%) Content Management
12 10 (3.07%) Network Design
12 10 (3.07%) Coaching
13 9 (2.76%) Project Planning
13 9 (2.76%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (11.66%) SQL
2 12 (3.68%) Java
3 11 (3.37%) Lisp
4 10 (3.07%) PL/SQL
5 7 (2.15%) C#
6 6 (1.84%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.84%) C
7 3 (0.92%) XQuery
7 3 (0.92%) VBA
7 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.92%) VB
8 2 (0.61%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.31%) Python
9 1 (0.31%) RPG
9 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.31%) PHP
9 1 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (3.37%) CCNP
1 11 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (2.45%) CCDP
3 4 (1.23%) ISEB
3 4 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.23%) APMP
4 3 (0.92%) Degree
4 3 (0.92%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.92%) SAS Certification
4 3 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.92%) CCA
5 2 (0.61%) CCNA
6 1 (0.31%) PMP
6 1 (0.31%) CCSA
6 1 (0.31%) CCSE
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.91%) QA
2 6 (1.84%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.61%) Firmware
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (4.60%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.76%) OPNET
3 6 (1.84%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.61%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.31%) Control-M
5 1 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (12.58%) Oracle
2 23 (7.06%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.83%) HP
4 11 (3.37%) BMC
4 11 (3.37%) Cisco
4 11 (3.37%) TippingPoint
4 11 (3.37%) F5
5 9 (2.76%) Blue Coat
6 7 (2.15%) Motorola
7 5 (1.53%) IBM
7 5 (1.53%) SAP
7 5 (1.53%) Pega
8 4 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (0.92%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.92%) Sun
10 2 (0.61%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.61%) CommVault
10 2 (0.61%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.61%) Retalix
11 1 (0.31%) MKS
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