Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 84 73
Rank change year-on-year +33 -11 +9
Contract jobs citing Retail 104 48 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.20% 2.22% 3.12%
As % of the General category 18.64% 8.47% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 39 69
Leeds median daily rate £431 £365 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.15% -11.52% +15.87%
10th Percentile £320 £129 £197
90th Percentile £575 £563 £488
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £420
% change year-on-year +3.03% -1.79% +17.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Leeds median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +31.82% -52.07%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.13 £11.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +19.32% -74.12%

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 558 567 830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 22.54% 26.21% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 369 579
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £282 £262 £281
90th Percentile £550 £563 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 11
Leeds median hourly rate £18.99 £20.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +39.66% -30.95%
10th Percentile £11.10 £12.30 £11.72
90th Percentile £32.40 £38.30 £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.99 £20.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.08% +37.93% -32.64%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 34 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.08%) Finance
3 22 (21.15%) E-Commerce
4 20 (19.23%) NHS
5 19 (18.27%) Scrum
6 15 (14.42%) PMO
7 13 (12.50%) Information Security
7 13 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (12.50%) Windows
8 12 (11.54%) Python
8 12 (11.54%) Java
9 11 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (10.58%) Big Data
10 10 (9.62%) JavaScript
10 10 (9.62%) C#
10 10 (9.62%) SQL
11 9 (8.65%) Test Automation
11 9 (8.65%) Git (software)
11 9 (8.65%) TDD
11 9 (8.65%) SDLC
12 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (7.69%) BDD
12 8 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
13 7 (6.73%) SOA
13 7 (6.73%) Security Architecture
13 7 (6.73%) Banking
13 7 (6.73%) Marketing
13 7 (6.73%) Analytics

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 3 (2.88%) Anypoint
1 3 (2.88%) Apache
1 3 (2.88%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.92%) nginx
3 1 (0.96%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Magento
1 3 (2.88%) Oracle Retail
1 3 (2.88%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.96%) Infor CloudSuite
2 1 (0.96%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.96%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.77%) Office 365
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.85%) IaaS
4 4 (3.85%) SaaS
5 3 (2.88%) Boomi
6 2 (1.92%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.92%) Serverless
7 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.96%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.96%) GitHub
7 1 (0.96%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) Firewall
2 3 (2.88%) DNS
2 3 (2.88%) SMS
3 1 (0.96%) LAN
3 1 (0.96%) WAN
3 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (10.58%) Big Data
3 5 (4.81%) Riak
4 3 (2.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.92%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.92%) CouchDB
5 2 (1.92%) GIS
5 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.92%) Pentaho
5 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.92%) Redis
5 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.96%) HBase
6 1 (0.96%) OLAP
6 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.96%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.85%) Selenium
2 4 (3.85%) SpecFlow
3 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.88%) JMeter
3 3 (2.88%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.92%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.92%) Subversion
4 2 (1.92%) TestComplete
4 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.96%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.96%) GitLab
5 1 (0.96%) JIRA
5 1 (0.96%) jMock
5 1 (0.96%) Maven
5 1 (0.96%) Mocha
5 1 (0.96%) Mockito
5 1 (0.96%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.96%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (23.08%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Banking
2 7 (6.73%) Marketing
3 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.85%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.96%) Games
7 1 (0.96%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 26 (25.00%) Developer
2 18 (17.31%) Analyst
3 10 (9.62%) Consultant
4 9 (8.65%) Business Analyst
4 9 (8.65%) Project Manager
5 8 (7.69%) Python Developer
6 7 (6.73%) Security Consultant
7 6 (5.77%) Architect
7 6 (5.77%) IT Consultant
7 6 (5.77%) IT Security Consultant
7 6 (5.77%) Test Manager
8 5 (4.81%) E-Commerce Consultant
9 4 (3.85%) CISSP Consultant
9 4 (3.85%) Implementation Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.85%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Security Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.85%) Technical Implementation Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) jQuery
1 5 (4.81%) Web Services
2 4 (3.85%) CSS
2 4 (3.85%) HTML
2 4 (3.85%) Sass
3 3 (2.88%) .NET
3 3 (2.88%) Java EE
3 3 (2.88%) Java SE
3 3 (2.88%) Kafka
3 3 (2.88%) React
3 3 (2.88%) XHTML
3 3 (2.88%) XML
4 2 (1.92%) LINQ
4 2 (1.92%) Node.js
4 2 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.96%) CSS3
5 1 (0.96%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.96%) PowerMock
5 1 (0.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.23%) NHS
2 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.92%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.92%) User Experience
5 1 (0.96%) CMDB
5 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.96%) EPoS
5 1 (0.96%) FMCG
5 1 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.50%) Windows
2 6 (5.77%) Linux
2 6 (5.77%) Windows 10
2 6 (5.77%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.81%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.85%) Unix
5 3 (2.88%) Android
5 3 (2.88%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.15%) E-Commerce
3 19 (18.27%) Scrum
4 13 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (12.50%) Information Security
5 9 (8.65%) SDLC
5 9 (8.65%) TDD
5 9 (8.65%) Test Automation
6 8 (7.69%) BDD
6 8 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.73%) Analytics
7 7 (6.73%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (6.73%) Security Architecture
7 7 (6.73%) SOA
8 6 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.77%) Data Analytics
8 6 (5.77%) Waterfall
9 5 (4.81%) Business Analysis
9 5 (4.81%) Microservices
9 5 (4.81%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.54%) Java
1 12 (11.54%) Python
2 10 (9.62%) C#
2 10 (9.62%) JavaScript
2 10 (9.62%) SQL
3 4 (3.85%) PHP
4 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.96%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.96%) Ruby
5 1 (0.96%) Scala
5 1 (0.96%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) CISM
1 5 (4.81%) CISSP
2 3 (2.88%) ISEB
2 3 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.96%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.96%) MCSA
3 1 (0.96%) MCSE
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.42%) PMO
2 6 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 6 (5.77%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.81%) GDPR
4 2 (1.92%) QA
5 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.81%) Docker
2 4 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.88%) BitLocker
3 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.96%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Ansible
2 3 (2.88%) Aspera SmartTrack
2 3 (2.88%) SCCM
3 2 (1.92%) Terraform
4 1 (0.96%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.96%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.96%) Nessus
4 1 (0.96%) Oozie
4 1 (0.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.77%) IBM
2 6 (5.77%) Oracle
3 5 (4.81%) Cisco
3 5 (4.81%) F5
3 5 (4.81%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.85%) SAP
5 3 (2.88%) Apigee
5 3 (2.88%) Ariba
5 3 (2.88%) Dell
5 3 (2.88%) Informatica
5 3 (2.88%) McAfee
5 3 (2.88%) MuleSoft
5 3 (2.88%) Remedy
5 3 (2.88%) Software AG
5 3 (2.88%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.88%) VMware
6 2 (1.92%) Infor
7 1 (0.96%) Apple
7 1 (0.96%) Tufin