Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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.

Retailing
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 12 13
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail 10 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 9.35% 9.77% 10.71%
As % of the General category 14.71% 16.03% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 35
Halifax median daily rate £369 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.88% +12.36% -10.10%
10th Percentile £253 £313 £324
90th Percentile £491 £452 £410
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £356
% change year-on-year - +12.36% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.13 - £42.50

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 68 131 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 63.55% 60.93% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 113 172
Halifax median daily rate £399 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.31% +12.36% -13.43%
10th Percentile £297 £275 £259
90th Percentile £488 £454 £473
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Halifax median hourly rate - - £16.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +37.93% -27.50% +39.88%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Halifax

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) VBA
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (10.00%) Business Forecasting
6 1 (10.00%) Retail Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Office 365
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) SAS
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) CCNA
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Legal
6 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (10.00%) Migration

Retail
Co-occurring 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 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Finance Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Business Forecasting
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco