The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 9 9 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5  
Contract jobs citing Retail 12 12 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 16.00% 12.90% 31.76%
As % of the General category 21.05% 15.38% 43.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 46
Median daily rate £346 £430 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +13.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +2.90% +0.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.13 £19.25
% change year-on-year +52.38% -31.81%  

Retail is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 57 78 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 76.00% 83.87% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 67 100
Median daily rate £383 £360 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £301 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax citing Retail as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Halifax

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail in Halifax.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Halifax

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Halifax over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Halifax

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail in Halifax.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Halifax

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Retail.

1 25 (89.29%) Banking
2 20 (71.43%) Finance
3 18 (64.29%) Retail Banking
4 12 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) Project Management
8 3 (10.71%) SAS
8 3 (10.71%) PMO
8 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team
8 3 (10.71%) Defect Management
9 2 (7.14%) Data Privacy
9 2 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (7.14%) Project Governance
9 2 (7.14%) ATM
9 2 (7.14%) MS Project
9 2 (7.14%) MS Office
9 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
9 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 2 (7.14%) ETL
9 2 (7.14%) Change Management
9 2 (7.14%) Migration
9 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (7.14%) Data Management
9 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
9 2 (7.14%) Project Planning

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) SAS
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA Agile
General
1 25 (89.29%) Banking
2 20 (71.43%) Finance
3 18 (64.29%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Business Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Business Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Defect Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Lead Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Business Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Finance Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Mortgage Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Project Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Resource Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) SAS Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) AIX
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Defect Management
5 3 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) Change Management
6 2 (7.14%) Data Management
6 2 (7.14%) Data Privacy
6 2 (7.14%) ETL
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.14%) Project Governance
6 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.14%) Resource Management
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) PMO
2 2 (7.14%) QA
3 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle
1 1 (3.57%) Teradata