Period
to 18 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 18 June 2018 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
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 75 49
Rank change year-on-year -4 -26 +29
Contract jobs citing Retail 81 62 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.21% 2.92% 4.10%
As % of the General category 14.81% 10.47% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 46 81
Leeds median daily rate £438 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £338 £113 £288
90th Percentile £538 £575 £513
West Yorkshire median daily rate £436 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -3.06% - +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Leeds median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% -40.21% -30.71%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year -13.79% -40.21% -46.11%

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 Leeds with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 547 592 878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 21.68% 27.92% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 375 617
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £268 £275 £281
90th Percentile £538 £556 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 8
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £14.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +175.86% +5.45% -32.93%
10th Percentile £16.50 £12.57 £10.40
90th Percentile £45.25 £40.70 £81.13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £29.00 £16.25 £13.75
% change year-on-year +78.46% +18.18% -60.71%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Leeds

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Leeds

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Leeds

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Retail.

1 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.40%) Finance
3 20 (24.69%) NHS
4 18 (22.22%) Scrum
5 17 (20.99%) PMO
6 16 (19.75%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (19.75%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (19.75%) E-Commerce
7 14 (17.28%) Big Data
8 13 (16.05%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
10 10 (12.35%) C#
10 10 (12.35%) Python
10 10 (12.35%) TDD
10 10 (12.35%) Banking
11 9 (11.11%) Java
12 8 (9.88%) Web Services
12 8 (9.88%) BDD
12 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (8.64%) Docker
13 7 (8.64%) Oracle
14 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
14 6 (7.41%) SQL
14 6 (7.41%) ERP
14 6 (7.41%) Analytics
14 6 (7.41%) DevOps
14 6 (7.41%) SDLC
15 5 (6.17%) User Experience
15 5 (6.17%) Apache Spark
15 5 (6.17%) GDPR

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (6.17%) Apache
1 5 (6.17%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.47%) Anypoint
2 2 (2.47%) SAS
3 1 (1.23%) IIS
3 1 (1.23%) Mule
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.23%) Infor CloudSuite
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.23%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.23%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (2.47%) Boomi
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (2.47%) Serverless
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.23%) GitHub
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) BGP
1 2 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (2.47%) Cisco Firepower
1 2 (2.47%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (2.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (2.47%) Firewall
1 2 (2.47%) LAN
1 2 (2.47%) MPLS
1 2 (2.47%) NaaS
1 2 (2.47%) OSPF
1 2 (2.47%) SMS
1 2 (2.47%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (2.47%) VPN
1 2 (2.47%) VXLAN
1 2 (2.47%) WAN
1 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.75%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (17.28%) Big Data
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.94%) Riak
5 3 (3.70%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.47%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (2.47%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.23%) HBase
7 1 (1.23%) OLAP
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.94%) SpecFlow
2 3 (3.70%) Selenium
3 2 (2.47%) TestComplete
3 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.23%) Babel
4 1 (1.23%) DbUnit
4 1 (1.23%) GitLab
4 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.23%) JIRA
4 1 (1.23%) JMeter
4 1 (1.23%) jMock
4 1 (1.23%) JUnit
4 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.23%) Maven
4 1 (1.23%) Mockito
4 1 (1.23%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.23%) webpack
General
1 23 (28.40%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Banking
3 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.70%) Marketing
5 3 (3.70%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Back Office
6 1 (1.23%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Developer
2 11 (13.58%) Analyst
3 10 (12.35%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.64%) Consultant
4 7 (8.64%) Python Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Big Data Developer
6 5 (6.17%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Security Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) AWS Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Designer
8 3 (3.70%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) UX Designer
9 2 (2.47%) Data Quality Manager
9 2 (2.47%) Digital Designer
9 2 (2.47%) ERP Manager
9 2 (2.47%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) Web Services
2 5 (6.17%) .NET
3 4 (4.94%) RESTful
4 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.70%) jQuery
4 3 (3.70%) Kafka
4 3 (3.70%) Node.js
4 3 (3.70%) React
5 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.47%) CSS
5 2 (2.47%) HTML
5 2 (2.47%) Java EE
5 2 (2.47%) Java SE
5 2 (2.47%) LINQ
5 2 (2.47%) Spring
5 2 (2.47%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.23%) Chai
6 1 (1.23%) Doctrine
6 1 (1.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.69%) NHS
2 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.17%) User Experience
4 3 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.47%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.47%) FMCG
5 2 (2.47%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.23%) EPoS
6 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Windows
2 3 (3.70%) Android
2 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.47%) Unix
4 1 (1.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.22%) Scrum
3 16 (19.75%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (19.75%) E-Commerce
4 10 (12.35%) TDD
5 8 (9.88%) BDD
6 6 (7.41%) Analytics
6 6 (7.41%) DevOps
6 6 (7.41%) ERP
6 6 (7.41%) SDLC
7 5 (6.17%) Data Analytics
7 5 (6.17%) Information Security
7 5 (6.17%) Logistics
7 5 (6.17%) Open Source
7 5 (6.17%) Security Architecture
7 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.94%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.94%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (4.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (4.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
2 10 (12.35%) C#
2 10 (12.35%) Python
3 9 (11.11%) Java
4 6 (7.41%) SQL
5 4 (4.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.23%) Java 8
6 1 (1.23%) PHP
6 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) ISEB
1 3 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.23%) CISM
2 1 (1.23%) CISSP
2 1 (1.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.99%) PMO
2 5 (6.17%) GDPR
3 3 (3.70%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.47%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.23%) QA
5 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) Docker
2 3 (3.70%) Apache Flume
2 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.47%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Puppet
2 2 (2.47%) Ansible
2 2 (2.47%) Terraform
3 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.23%) Nessus
3 1 (1.23%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (8.64%) Oracle
2 5 (6.17%) Splunk
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.70%) VMware
5 2 (2.47%) Apigee
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco
5 2 (2.47%) Dell
5 2 (2.47%) F5
5 2 (2.47%) IBM
5 2 (2.47%) Infor
5 2 (2.47%) Informatica
5 2 (2.47%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.47%) Software AG
5 2 (2.47%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.23%) Adobe
6 1 (1.23%) Progress
6 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.23%) SAP
6 1 (1.23%) Siebel
6 1 (1.23%) Zend