Period
to 4 June 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 4 June 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 36 84
Rank change year-on-year +4 +48 -15
Contract jobs citing Retail 58 105 75
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Leeds 5.58% 5.16% 2.95%
As % of the General category 16.02% 15.77% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 92 55
Median daily rate £400 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £325 £281 £309
90th Percentile £540 £580 £536
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £12.50

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 Leeds with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 362 666 652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 34.84% 32.74% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 451 455
Median daily rate £475 £435 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +6.75% +1.88%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £263
90th Percentile £639 £600 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 13
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.56 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.46% +11.79% +28.72%
10th Percentile £15.98 £10.75 £10.15
90th Percentile £51.63 £28.10 £44.90
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +19.44% +24.14% +7.41%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Leeds

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Retail in Leeds.

Daily rate trend for Retail in Leeds

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Retail in Leeds over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Retail in Leeds

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Retail in Leeds.

Hourly rate trend for Retail in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 June 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 17 (29.31%) Office 365
2 15 (25.86%) VMware
3 14 (24.14%) Linux
4 13 (22.41%) Windows
5 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
5 11 (18.97%) McAfee
5 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.97%) Azure
5 11 (18.97%) AWS
6 10 (17.24%) Data Centre
6 10 (17.24%) SQL
7 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (12.07%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (12.07%) DNS
8 7 (12.07%) SCCM
9 6 (10.34%) NVQ Level 4
9 6 (10.34%) Degree
9 6 (10.34%) Facilities Management
9 6 (10.34%) Postgraduate
9 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.34%) Java
9 6 (10.34%) Finance
9 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
9 6 (10.34%) Service Design
9 6 (10.34%) Master's Degree
10 5 (8.62%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 5 (8.62%) Virtual Environments
10 5 (8.62%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.62%) User Experience

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 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.31%) Office 365
2 11 (18.97%) AWS
2 11 (18.97%) Azure
3 1 (1.72%) GCP
3 1 (1.72%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) DNS
2 5 (8.62%) IP Telephony
3 2 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (1.72%) Firewall
4 1 (1.72%) LAN
4 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) MariaDB
1 3 (5.17%) MySQL
1 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) Big Data
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.72%) Power BI
3 1 (1.72%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
1 1 (1.72%) JMeter
1 1 (1.72%) Selenium
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Games
3 1 (1.72%) Law
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (13.79%) Architect
2 7 (12.07%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (10.34%) Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Administrator
4 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) IT Administrator
4 5 (8.62%) IT Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Designer
6 3 (5.17%) Office 365 Expert
6 3 (5.17%) Product Owner
6 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Subject Matter Expert
7 2 (3.45%) IT Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) Node.js
1 3 (5.17%) React
1 3 (5.17%) React Native
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) .NET Core
2 1 (1.72%) CSS
2 1 (1.72%) CSS3
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) HTML5
2 1 (1.72%) SOAP
2 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.62%) User Experience
3 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.72%) BYOD
5 1 (1.72%) EPoS
5 1 (1.72%) FMCG
5 1 (1.72%) iPad
5 1 (1.72%) NHS
5 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Linux
2 13 (22.41%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) Android
3 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.45%) Unix
5 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
3 6 (10.34%) Facilities Management
3 6 (10.34%) Service Design
3 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
4 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
4 5 (8.62%) Virtual Environments
4 5 (8.62%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 3 (5.17%) Coaching
5 3 (5.17%) DevOps
5 3 (5.17%) Migration
5 3 (5.17%) Requirements Gathering
5 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.17%) Technology Roadmap
5 3 (5.17%) Test Automation
5 3 (5.17%) Wireframes
6 2 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) Java
3 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) C
4 1 (1.72%) C#
4 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Degree
1 6 (10.34%) Master's Degree
1 6 (10.34%) NVQ Level 4
1 6 (10.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.62%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (12.07%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) Nagios
3 1 (1.72%) MaaS360
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.72%) Puppet
3 1 (1.72%) QRadar
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) VMware
2 11 (18.97%) McAfee
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe
5 1 (1.72%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.72%) Cognos
5 1 (1.72%) Demandware
5 1 (1.72%) NetCracker
5 1 (1.72%) Ping Identity
5 1 (1.72%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.72%) Splunk