Period
to 18 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 71 80
Rank change year-on-year +25 +9 -9
Contract jobs citing Retail 102 67 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.25% 2.98% 2.55%
As % of the General category 17.93% 11.67% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 55 59
Leeds median daily rate £413 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -8.54% +13.10%
10th Percentile £300 £123 £105
90th Percentile £575 £713 £511
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £12.50 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £11.75 -
% change year-on-year +6.38% - -

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 569 574 724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 23.72% 25.55% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 391 483
Leeds median daily rate £413 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.98% +2.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £268 £250 £275
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 13
Leeds median hourly rate £18.63 £20.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.15% +51.85% -12.90%
10th Percentile £10.65 £12.10 £10.82
90th Percentile £30.30 £40.00 £27.68
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.63 £20.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.88% +48.15% -12.90%

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 December 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 December 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 26 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.55%) Finance
3 18 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 13 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (11.76%) Information Security
5 12 (11.76%) SQL
5 12 (11.76%) Cisco
6 11 (10.78%) Windows
6 11 (10.78%) Scrum
7 10 (9.80%) Firewall
7 10 (9.80%) Java
7 10 (9.80%) Microsoft
8 8 (7.84%) NHS
8 8 (7.84%) SOA
8 8 (7.84%) Security Architecture
9 7 (6.86%) PCI DSS
9 7 (6.86%) TDD
9 7 (6.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (6.86%) CMS
9 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (6.86%) IBM
9 7 (6.86%) Office 365
9 7 (6.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 7 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (5.88%) Windows Server
10 6 (5.88%) SDLC
10 6 (5.88%) Windows 10
10 6 (5.88%) Python
10 6 (5.88%) C#
10 6 (5.88%) Marketing

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 7 (6.86%) CMS
2 3 (2.94%) Anypoint
2 3 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.94%) nginx
3 2 (1.96%) Apache
3 2 (1.96%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.96%) SAS
4 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Magento
1 3 (2.94%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.98%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.98%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) Office 365
2 5 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.92%) IaaS
3 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.92%) SaaS
4 3 (2.94%) Apigee
4 3 (2.94%) Boomi
5 1 (0.98%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (0.98%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.80%) Firewall
2 5 (4.90%) VoIP
3 4 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (3.92%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (3.92%) DNS
3 4 (3.92%) Internet
3 4 (3.92%) Intranet
3 4 (3.92%) LAN
3 4 (3.92%) WAN
3 4 (3.92%) Wireless
3 4 (3.92%) WLAN
4 2 (1.96%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.98%) DHCP
5 1 (0.98%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.94%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.94%) Redis
2 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.96%) Big Data
3 2 (1.96%) CouchDB
3 2 (1.96%) GIS
3 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.98%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.98%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.94%) Selenium
3 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.96%) JMeter
3 2 (1.96%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.96%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.96%) Subversion
3 2 (1.96%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.98%) JIRA
General
1 23 (22.55%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Marketing
3 4 (3.92%) Banking
3 4 (3.92%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.98%) Advertising
5 1 (0.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (26.47%) Analyst
2 18 (17.65%) Developer
3 15 (14.71%) Consultant
4 10 (9.80%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.84%) Architect
5 8 (7.84%) Security Consultant
6 7 (6.86%) IT Consultant
6 7 (6.86%) IT Security Consultant
6 7 (6.86%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) E-Commerce Consultant
8 5 (4.90%) Implementation Manager
8 5 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.92%) CISSP Consultant
9 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.92%) Report Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Technical Implementation Manager
9 4 (3.92%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.92%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.92%) CSS
1 4 (3.92%) HTML
1 4 (3.92%) Sass
2 3 (2.94%) Java EE
2 3 (2.94%) Java SE
2 3 (2.94%) jQuery
2 3 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (2.94%) XHTML
2 3 (2.94%) XML
3 2 (1.96%) .NET
3 2 (1.96%) Kafka
4 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.98%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.98%) CSS3
4 1 (0.98%) HTML5
4 1 (0.98%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.98%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) NHS
2 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.94%) CMDB
3 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.98%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.98%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.98%) Social Media
5 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.78%) Windows
2 6 (5.88%) Windows 10
2 6 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 6 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.90%) Linux
3 5 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.92%) Unix
5 3 (2.94%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.96%) Android
7 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 13 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (11.76%) Information Security
5 11 (10.78%) Scrum
6 8 (7.84%) Security Architecture
6 8 (7.84%) SOA
7 7 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (6.86%) TDD
8 6 (5.88%) SDLC
8 6 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 6 (5.88%) Waterfall
9 5 (4.90%) Business Analysis
9 5 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.92%) API Integration
10 4 (3.92%) BDD
10 4 (3.92%) Change Control
10 4 (3.92%) Logistics
10 4 (3.92%) Project Management
10 4 (3.92%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.76%) SQL
2 10 (9.80%) Java
3 6 (5.88%) C#
3 6 (5.88%) Python
4 5 (4.90%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.92%) C
5 4 (3.92%) PHP
6 1 (0.98%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.98%) C++
6 1 (0.98%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.98%) Ruby
6 1 (0.98%) Scala
6 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) CISM
1 5 (4.90%) CISSP
2 2 (1.96%) IIBA
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.98%) APMP
3 1 (0.98%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.98%) CCNA
3 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.98%) MCSA
3 1 (0.98%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (6.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 7 (6.86%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.92%) PMO
3 2 (1.96%) QA
4 1 (0.98%) GDPR
4 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.94%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.96%) Docker
3 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.94%) Ansible
2 3 (2.94%) Aspera SmartTrack
2 3 (2.94%) SCCM
3 1 (0.98%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.98%) CASB
3 1 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 12 (11.76%) Cisco
2 10 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.86%) IBM
4 6 (5.88%) RedPrairie
5 5 (4.90%) F5
5 5 (4.90%) Fortinet
5 5 (4.90%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.90%) SAP
6 4 (3.92%) McAfee
6 4 (3.92%) Oracle
6 4 (3.92%) Remedy
6 4 (3.92%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.94%) Ariba
7 3 (2.94%) Dell
7 3 (2.94%) Informatica
7 3 (2.94%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.94%) Software AG
8 2 (1.96%) BMC
8 2 (1.96%) JDA
8 2 (1.96%) VMware