Period
to 18 February 2020

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 February 2020 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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 44 72
Rank change year-on-year +21 +28 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 112 105 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.93% 4.57% 3.09%
As % of the General category 20.51% 15.49% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 85 57
Leeds median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% -4.76%
10th Percentile £325 £289 £123
90th Percentile £575 £575 £713
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Leeds median hourly rate £75.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +500.00% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £75.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year +500.00% - -

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 546 678 665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 33.77% 29.49% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 447 460
Leeds median daily rate £450 £425 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.33% -2.30%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £255
90th Percentile £630 £613 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 38 18
Leeds median hourly rate £26.51 £19.78 £20.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.04% -5.26% +54.63%
10th Percentile £16.08 £10.75 £11.06
90th Percentile £61.25 £31.05 £40.90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.95 £16.30 £15.00
% change year-on-year +40.78% +8.67% +11.11%

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020, 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 36 (32.14%) Windows
1 36 (32.14%) Office 365
2 32 (28.57%) VMware
3 31 (27.68%) Linux
4 30 (26.79%) McAfee
5 28 (25.00%) Azure
6 27 (24.11%) AWS
7 26 (23.21%) Data Centre
7 26 (23.21%) Active Directory
8 24 (21.43%) Information Security
9 21 (18.75%) SQL
10 20 (17.86%) DNS
10 20 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 17 (15.18%) SCCM
12 15 (13.39%) CISSP
12 15 (13.39%) CISM
13 14 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (11.61%) McAfee ePO
14 13 (11.61%) SOA
14 13 (11.61%) Web Services
14 13 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
15 12 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (9.82%) PCI DSS
17 10 (8.93%) Java
18 9 (8.04%) Technology Roadmap
19 8 (7.14%) Security Architecture
19 8 (7.14%) Waterfall
19 8 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
20 7 (6.25%) BitLocker

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 2 (1.79%) Drupal
2 1 (0.89%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 36 (32.14%) Office 365
2 28 (25.00%) Azure
3 27 (24.11%) AWS
4 1 (0.89%) Power Platform
4 1 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.86%) DNS
2 5 (4.46%) IP Telephony
3 4 (3.57%) Firewall
4 3 (2.68%) SAN
5 1 (0.89%) LAN
5 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.89%) VSAN
5 1 (0.89%) WAN
5 1 (0.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.68%) MySQL
1 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.89%) Power BI
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Selenium
2 1 (0.89%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.89%) Cypress.io
2 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.89%) JIRA
2 1 (0.89%) JMeter
General
1 3 (2.68%) Finance
2 2 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (0.89%) Banking
3 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (12.50%) Analyst
2 11 (9.82%) Consultant
3 10 (8.93%) Security Consultant
4 9 (8.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (8.04%) Project Manager
4 9 (8.04%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (8.04%) Technical Engineer
5 8 (7.14%) Security Manager
6 7 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Administrator
8 5 (4.46%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Developer
8 5 (4.46%) IT Administrator
8 5 (4.46%) IT Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.46%) Office 365 Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.46%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.61%) Web Services
2 3 (2.68%) .NET
3 2 (1.79%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.79%) SAML
4 1 (0.89%) CSS
4 1 (0.89%) CSS3
4 1 (0.89%) HTML
4 1 (0.89%) HTML5
4 1 (0.89%) SOAP
4 1 (0.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.21%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.57%) Learning Management System
4 3 (2.68%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.79%) EPoS
5 2 (1.79%) NHS
5 2 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.89%) BYOD
6 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.89%) iPad
6 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.89%) PMI
6 1 (0.89%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.14%) Windows
2 31 (27.68%) Linux
3 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.79%) Unix
5 1 (0.89%) Android
5 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.43%) Information Security
2 20 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (11.61%) SOA
4 12 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (8.04%) Technology Roadmap
6 8 (7.14%) Security Architecture
6 8 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 8 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 7 (6.25%) DevOps
7 7 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.36%) Facilities Management
9 5 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.46%) Process Improvement
9 5 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.46%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (4.46%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (3.57%) ITIL
10 4 (3.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.75%) SQL
2 10 (8.93%) Java
3 5 (4.46%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.79%) PHP
5 2 (1.79%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.89%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (13.39%) CISM
1 15 (13.39%) CISSP
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.68%) MCSE
4 1 (0.89%) CBAP
4 1 (0.89%) Degree
4 1 (0.89%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.82%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.79%) SLA
4 1 (0.89%) PMO
4 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 26 (23.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.25%) BitLocker
3 6 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.46%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.89%) vCloud
5 1 (0.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (15.18%) SCCM
2 13 (11.61%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (5.36%) Nagios
3 6 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.46%) Terraform
5 2 (1.79%) PingFederate
5 2 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.89%) CASB
6 1 (0.89%) MaaS360
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.89%) Puppet
6 1 (0.89%) vRealize
Vendors
1 32 (28.57%) VMware
2 30 (26.79%) McAfee
3 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.46%) Cisco
4 5 (4.46%) Splunk
5 4 (3.57%) Oracle
6 3 (2.68%) Ping Identity
7 2 (1.79%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.89%) Adobe
8 1 (0.89%) BeyondTrust
8 1 (0.89%) Demandware
8 1 (0.89%) Netskope
8 1 (0.89%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.89%) Remedy
8 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.89%) SAP