Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 49 52
Rank change year-on-year +22 +3 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 220 128 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.39% 4.34% 3.86%
As % of the General category 23.53% 14.37% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 110 110
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £409 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.98% -2.68% +17.98%
10th Percentile £306 £135 £282
90th Percentile £575 £576 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £400 £408
% change year-on-year +5.63% -1.84% +14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.13 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.13 -

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 935 891 1,198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 27.16% 30.21% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 628 826
West Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £283 £260 £263
90th Percentile £545 £563 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 20
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.12 £20.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +37.93% -30.95%
10th Percentile £11.62 £11.47 £10.00
90th Percentile £31.50 £26.63 £30.83
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +66.67% +3.45% -5.78%

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 2018. 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 +33 102 £439 +18.58% 45
Bradford -3 72 £413 -2.94% 19
Wakefield -4 9 £330 -12.00% 2
Halifax -6 5 £575 +45.57%
Pudsey +2 1 £459 +6.13%
Huddersfield - 1 £230 - 1
Pontefract - 1 - -
Retail
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 80 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (25.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (15.00%) Scrum
4 31 (14.09%) Finance
5 27 (12.27%) E-Commerce
5 27 (12.27%) Waterfall
6 26 (11.82%) Java
7 24 (10.91%) Manufacturing
8 22 (10.00%) Project Management
9 21 (9.55%) Oracle
10 19 (8.64%) Microsoft
11 18 (8.18%) ERP
11 18 (8.18%) Windows
12 17 (7.73%) Cisco
12 17 (7.73%) Business Analysis
13 16 (7.27%) SQL
13 16 (7.27%) Microservices
13 16 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (6.82%) Information Security
15 14 (6.36%) Firewall
15 14 (6.36%) Marketing
15 14 (6.36%) User Stories
16 13 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
16 13 (5.91%) Migration
17 12 (5.45%) XML
17 12 (5.45%) SOA
17 12 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
18 11 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (5.00%) SDLC
18 11 (5.00%) Git (software)

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 8 (3.64%) Anypoint
2 5 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.91%) Apache
4 2 (0.91%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.91%) Confluence
4 2 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.91%) nginx
4 2 (0.91%) SAS
5 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.73%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (2.27%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (1.36%) Magento
3 3 (1.36%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.91%) Epicor Tropos
5 1 (0.45%) Infor CloudSuite
5 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.45%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.64%) Apigee
2 8 (3.64%) Boomi
2 8 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.64%) Office 365
3 5 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (1.82%) IaaS
4 4 (1.82%) SaaS
5 2 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.91%) Serverless
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.45%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.36%) Firewall
2 9 (4.09%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (3.64%) WAN
4 7 (3.18%) DNS
4 7 (3.18%) LAN
5 6 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (2.73%) VPN
6 5 (2.27%) Internet
6 5 (2.27%) VoIP
6 5 (2.27%) Wireless
7 4 (1.82%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (1.82%) Intranet
7 4 (1.82%) SAN
7 4 (1.82%) WLAN
8 3 (1.36%) SMS
9 2 (0.91%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (0.91%) IPsec
9 2 (0.91%) MPLS
10 1 (0.45%) DHCP
10 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.27%) Big Data
2 5 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.36%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.36%) Riak
3 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.91%) CouchDB
4 2 (0.91%) GIS
4 2 (0.91%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.91%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.91%) QlikView
4 2 (0.91%) Redis
4 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.73%) JIRA
3 5 (2.27%) Mercurial
3 5 (2.27%) Subversion
4 4 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.36%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.36%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.36%) Selenium
6 2 (0.91%) JMeter
6 2 (0.91%) Mocha
6 2 (0.91%) webpack
7 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.45%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.45%) jMock
7 1 (0.45%) Mockito
7 1 (0.45%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.45%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.45%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (14.09%) Finance
2 24 (10.91%) Manufacturing
3 14 (6.36%) Marketing
4 10 (4.55%) Banking
5 7 (3.18%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.36%) Publishing
7 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.45%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 58 (26.36%) Analyst
2 45 (20.45%) Business Analyst
3 34 (15.45%) Project Manager
4 31 (14.09%) Developer
5 17 (7.73%) Consultant
6 14 (6.36%) Retail Business Analyst
7 12 (5.45%) Architect
8 9 (4.09%) Security Consultant
9 8 (3.64%) Agile Business Analyst
9 8 (3.64%) IT Consultant
9 8 (3.64%) IT Security Consultant
9 8 (3.64%) Network Engineer
10 7 (3.18%) Contracts Manager
10 7 (3.18%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.18%) Test Manager
11 6 (2.73%) ERP Manager
11 6 (2.73%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (2.73%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (2.73%) Python Developer
11 6 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.45%) XML
2 8 (3.64%) CSS
2 8 (3.64%) HTML
2 8 (3.64%) Java EE
2 8 (3.64%) Java SE
2 8 (3.64%) SOAP
3 7 (3.18%) JSON
4 5 (2.27%) .NET
4 5 (2.27%) REST
4 5 (2.27%) Web Services
5 4 (1.82%) CSS3
5 4 (1.82%) HTML5
5 4 (1.82%) React
5 4 (1.82%) RESTful
5 4 (1.82%) Sass
6 3 (1.36%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.36%) jQuery
6 3 (1.36%) Node.js
6 3 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (1.36%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.00%) NHS
3 9 (4.09%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.27%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.82%) User Experience
6 3 (1.36%) EPoS
6 3 (1.36%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.91%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.91%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.45%) CMDB
8 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.45%) FMCG
8 1 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.45%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.18%) Windows
2 11 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.64%) Linux
4 7 (3.18%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.73%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.82%) Unix
8 3 (1.36%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.45%) Android
10 1 (0.45%) HPUX
10 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (25.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (15.00%) Scrum
4 27 (12.27%) E-Commerce
4 27 (12.27%) Waterfall
5 22 (10.00%) Project Management
6 18 (8.18%) ERP
7 17 (7.73%) Business Analysis
8 16 (7.27%) Microservices
8 16 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (6.82%) Information Security
10 14 (6.36%) User Stories
11 13 (5.91%) Migration
12 12 (5.45%) SOA
13 11 (5.00%) SDLC
13 11 (5.00%) TDD
14 10 (4.55%) BDD
14 10 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (4.55%) ITIL
14 10 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.82%) Java
2 16 (7.27%) SQL
3 11 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.55%) C#
4 10 (4.55%) Python
5 4 (1.82%) PHP
5 4 (1.82%) Scala
6 3 (1.36%) C++
6 3 (1.36%) Groovy
6 3 (1.36%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.36%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.91%) C
8 1 (0.45%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.45%) ES6
8 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.45%) Ruby
8 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (3.18%) Degree
2 6 (2.73%) CISM
2 6 (2.73%) CISSP
3 5 (2.27%) CCNA
3 5 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.91%) MCSA
6 1 (0.45%) APMP
6 1 (0.45%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.45%) IIBA
6 1 (0.45%) ISEB
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.45%) MCSE
6 1 (0.45%) VCP5
6 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.09%) PMO
2 8 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 8 (3.64%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.36%) GDPR
3 3 (1.36%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.73%) Docker
2 6 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.36%) BitLocker
3 3 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.73%) Terraform
2 5 (2.27%) SCCM
3 4 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.36%) Aspera SmartTrack
4 3 (1.36%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.91%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.91%) Ansible
5 2 (0.91%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.91%) WSUS
6 1 (0.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 21 (9.55%) Oracle
2 19 (8.64%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.73%) Cisco
4 11 (5.00%) IBM
5 9 (4.09%) TIBCO
6 8 (3.64%) Dell
6 8 (3.64%) Informatica
6 8 (3.64%) Software AG
6 8 (3.64%) VMware
7 7 (3.18%) SAP
8 5 (2.27%) F5
8 5 (2.27%) Fortinet
8 5 (2.27%) MuleSoft
8 5 (2.27%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.36%) Ariba
9 3 (1.36%) McAfee
9 3 (1.36%) Remedy
10 2 (0.91%) Google
10 2 (0.91%) Infor
10 2 (0.91%) Tableau