Period
to 20 May 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 20 May 2019 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 53 40
Rank change year-on-year +24 -13 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 181 140 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.10% 4.15% 4.51%
As % of the General category 22.37% 17.11% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 103 93
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% -
10th Percentile £244 £313 £236
90th Percentile £550 £588 £579
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £12.50 -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 809 818 889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 27.25% 24.27% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 585 602
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +5.47%
10th Percentile £264 £263 £275
90th Percentile £588 £544 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 20
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £13.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.66% +111.25% +5.60%
10th Percentile £11.03 £12.75 £10.69
90th Percentile £43.94 £44.75 £39.80
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -60.00% +196.30% -10.00%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in West Yorkshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in West Yorkshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in West Yorkshire

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in West Yorkshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +45 95 £425 -2.86% 15
Bradford +4 60 £425 -10.53% 9
Wakefield +2 7 £475 -24.00% 2
Halifax -12 3 - - 4
Retail
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 55 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (25.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (17.13%) Finance
4 26 (14.36%) SQL
5 21 (11.60%) Project Management
6 17 (9.39%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (9.39%) Waterfall
7 16 (8.84%) Microsoft
7 16 (8.84%) NHS
7 16 (8.84%) Logistics
8 15 (8.29%) JIRA
8 15 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (7.73%) PMO
9 14 (7.73%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.18%) Java
10 13 (7.18%) Windows
11 12 (6.63%) C#
11 12 (6.63%) Oracle
11 12 (6.63%) Migration
11 12 (6.63%) Scrum
11 12 (6.63%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (6.08%) Confluence
12 11 (6.08%) Analytics
12 11 (6.08%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (6.08%) Microservices
12 11 (6.08%) Active Directory
13 10 (5.52%) .NET
13 10 (5.52%) CMS
13 10 (5.52%) Software Engineering
13 10 (5.52%) Banking

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 11 (6.08%) Confluence
2 10 (5.52%) CMS
3 4 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.66%) SAS
4 3 (1.66%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.55%) nginx
5 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.10%) SPSS
4 2 (1.10%) Stata
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) SAP HCM
2 2 (1.10%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.55%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.55%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.55%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.42%) Office 365
3 4 (2.21%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (2.21%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (1.66%) Yammer
5 2 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.10%) AWS CodePipeline
5 2 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.10%) Serverless
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.55%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.55%) PaaS
6 1 (0.55%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.55%) Route 53
6 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.31%) DNS
2 3 (1.66%) Internet
3 2 (1.10%) Firewall
3 2 (1.10%) LAN
3 2 (1.10%) Network Security
3 2 (1.10%) SSH
3 2 (1.10%) WAN
3 2 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.10%) Wireless
3 2 (1.10%) WLAN
4 1 (0.55%) DHCP
4 1 (0.55%) FTP
4 1 (0.55%) HTTP
4 1 (0.55%) NAS
4 1 (0.55%) SAN
4 1 (0.55%) Skype
4 1 (0.55%) SMTP
4 1 (0.55%) SSL
4 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.55%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.76%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.21%) Big Data
4 3 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.66%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.66%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.55%) Power BI
6 1 (0.55%) Redis
6 1 (0.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (8.29%) JIRA
2 7 (3.87%) Selenium
3 6 (3.31%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.31%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.21%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.66%) Maven
6 2 (1.10%) Gatling
6 2 (1.10%) GitLab
6 2 (1.10%) JUnit
6 2 (1.10%) Mockito
6 2 (1.10%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.10%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.55%) ProC
7 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (17.13%) Finance
2 10 (5.52%) Banking
3 9 (4.97%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.87%) Marketing
5 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.10%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Automotive
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (24.31%) Project Manager
2 31 (17.13%) Analyst
3 23 (12.71%) Developer
4 11 (6.08%) Business Analyst
5 10 (5.52%) Architect
6 9 (4.97%) Consultant
7 8 (4.42%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (4.42%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (3.87%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.31%) Contracts Manager
9 6 (3.31%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 6 (3.31%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.76%) Agile Project Manager
10 5 (2.76%) IT Manager
10 5 (2.76%) IT Project Manager
10 5 (2.76%) Security Analyst
10 5 (2.76%) Supply Chain Specialist
10 5 (2.76%) Test Manager
11 4 (2.21%) AWS Developer
11 4 (2.21%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.52%) .NET
2 6 (3.31%) XML
3 5 (2.76%) Web Services
4 4 (2.21%) REST
4 4 (2.21%) SOAP
4 4 (2.21%) Spring
5 3 (1.66%) Gherkin
5 3 (1.66%) JSON
5 3 (1.66%) pytest
5 3 (1.66%) RAML
5 3 (1.66%) XMPP
6 2 (1.10%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (1.10%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.10%) Classic ASP
6 2 (1.10%) CSS
6 2 (1.10%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.10%) Java EE
6 2 (1.10%) MFC
6 2 (1.10%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (1.10%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.84%) NHS
2 10 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.97%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.97%) FMCG
4 4 (2.21%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.66%) User Experience
6 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.55%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.55%) CMDB
7 1 (0.55%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.55%) EFT
7 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.55%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.55%) PMI
7 1 (0.55%) Social Media
7 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.18%) Windows
2 5 (2.76%) Linux
3 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.66%) Android
5 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.10%) Unix
6 1 (0.55%) AIX
6 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.55%) Solaris
6 1 (0.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (25.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (11.60%) Project Management
4 17 (9.39%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (9.39%) Waterfall
5 16 (8.84%) Logistics
6 14 (7.73%) E-Commerce
7 12 (6.63%) Migration
7 12 (6.63%) Scrum
7 12 (6.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (6.08%) Analytics
8 11 (6.08%) Microservices
8 11 (6.08%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (5.52%) Software Engineering
9 10 (5.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (4.42%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.42%) DevOps
11 7 (3.87%) Business Analysis
11 7 (3.87%) SDLC
11 7 (3.87%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.36%) SQL
2 13 (7.18%) Java
3 12 (6.63%) C#
4 9 (4.97%) Python
5 8 (4.42%) C++
6 5 (2.76%) VB
7 4 (2.21%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.66%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.66%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.10%) C
9 2 (1.10%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.10%) VB6
9 2 (1.10%) VC++
10 1 (0.55%) Java 8
10 1 (0.55%) Scala
10 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.21%) Degree
2 4 (2.21%) MCSE
2 4 (2.21%) PCI QSA
3 3 (1.66%) CCNP
3 3 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.66%) CISSP
4 2 (1.10%) CCDA
4 2 (1.10%) CISM
4 2 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.55%) APMP
5 1 (0.55%) CBAP
5 1 (0.55%) CCNA
5 1 (0.55%) CCSA
5 1 (0.55%) CCSP
5 1 (0.55%) CISA
5 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.73%) PMO
2 6 (3.31%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.10%) QA
6 1 (0.55%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.55%) PMBOK
System Software
1 11 (6.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.76%) Docker
3 4 (2.21%) vSphere
4 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.76%) SCCM
1 5 (2.76%) Terraform
2 4 (2.21%) CASB
2 4 (2.21%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.21%) Nagios
3 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.10%) Puppet
4 1 (0.55%) Ansible
4 1 (0.55%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.55%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 16 (8.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.63%) Oracle
3 8 (4.42%) VMware
4 7 (3.87%) Google
5 5 (2.76%) Adobe
5 5 (2.76%) SAP
6 4 (2.21%) McAfee
6 4 (2.21%) RedPrairie
6 4 (2.21%) Symantec
6 4 (2.21%) Tableau
7 2 (1.10%) BMC
7 2 (1.10%) IBM
7 2 (1.10%) Meraki
7 2 (1.10%) Remedy
7 2 (1.10%) Riverbed
7 2 (1.10%) Twitter
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco
8 1 (0.55%) JDA
8 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com