Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 40 38
Rank change year-on-year -16 -2 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail 134 135 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.99% 4.82% 4.49%
As % of the General category 16.24% 15.03% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 114 119
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £429 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.87% -4.72% +16.13%
10th Percentile £263 £107 £265
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 - £12.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 - £11.50

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 825 898 1,434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 24.54% 32.04% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 616 1,010
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £405 £392
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +3.32% +1.16%
10th Percentile £259 £273 £267
90th Percentile £550 £575 £558
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 19
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.88 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.11% -9.68% -52.31%
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.69 £9.80
90th Percentile £44.00 £40.10 £40.15
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +196.30% -12.90% -24.39%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -13 76 £425 +1.19% 49
Bradford -7 23 £475 +8.57% 14
Halifax +6 15 £468 +24.80% 2
Wakefield +2 6 £225 +114.29% 7
Retail
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 43 (32.09%) Finance
2 40 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (17.16%) JavaScript
4 22 (16.42%) Java
5 20 (14.93%) Banking
6 19 (14.18%) Microservices
7 18 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (13.43%) E-Commerce
8 17 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (11.94%) DevOps
10 15 (11.19%) PMO
10 15 (11.19%) Big Data
10 15 (11.19%) Oracle
10 15 (11.19%) Web Services
11 14 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (10.45%) NHS
11 14 (10.45%) Scrum
12 13 (9.70%) ERP
12 13 (9.70%) SQL
13 12 (8.96%) .NET
13 12 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (8.96%) Project Management
14 11 (8.21%) HTML
14 11 (8.21%) CSS
15 10 (7.46%) MySQL
15 10 (7.46%) C#
15 10 (7.46%) Spring
15 10 (7.46%) Test Automation
15 10 (7.46%) Node.js
16 9 (6.72%) REST

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 6 (4.48%) Apache
1 6 (4.48%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.73%) SAS
3 2 (1.49%) Anypoint
3 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.49%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.75%) IIS
4 1 (0.75%) JBoss
4 1 (0.75%) Mule
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.49%) Actimize
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.75%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.75%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.49%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.49%) Boomi
2 2 (1.49%) SaaS
2 2 (1.49%) Serverless
3 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.75%) GitHub
3 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.75%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.48%) SMS
2 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.49%) BGP
3 2 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.49%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.49%) DHCP
3 2 (1.49%) DNS
3 2 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.49%) Firewall
3 2 (1.49%) LAN
3 2 (1.49%) MPLS
3 2 (1.49%) NaaS
3 2 (1.49%) OSPF
3 2 (1.49%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (1.49%) VPN
3 2 (1.49%) VXLAN
3 2 (1.49%) WAN
3 2 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.19%) Big Data
2 12 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (7.46%) MySQL
4 8 (5.97%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.97%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (5.22%) Cloud Spanner
5 7 (5.22%) NewSQL
5 7 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.48%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.73%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.24%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.49%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (1.49%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.49%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.49%) Riak
9 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.75%) Essbase
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.24%) JIRA
1 3 (2.24%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.49%) Babel
2 2 (1.49%) MorphX
2 2 (1.49%) Selenium
2 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.49%) webpack
3 1 (0.75%) GitLab
3 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.75%) JMeter
3 1 (0.75%) JUnit
3 1 (0.75%) Maven
3 1 (0.75%) Mockito
3 1 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.75%) Subversion
3 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.75%) TestComplete
General
1 43 (32.09%) Finance
2 20 (14.93%) Banking
3 8 (5.97%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.97%) Retail Banking
4 6 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.73%) Marketing
6 2 (1.49%) Retail Finance
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Back Office
7 1 (0.75%) Law
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (20.90%) Developer
2 21 (15.67%) Analyst
3 18 (13.43%) Project Manager
4 16 (11.94%) Architect
5 13 (9.70%) Consultant
6 12 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (6.72%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) Big Data Developer
8 6 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Java Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Service Analyst
9 5 (3.73%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.73%) NoSQL Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Security Consultant
9 5 (3.73%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (2.99%) AWS Architect
10 4 (2.99%) Designer
10 4 (2.99%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.99%) JavaScript Engineer
10 4 (2.99%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.19%) Web Services
2 12 (8.96%) .NET
3 11 (8.21%) CSS
3 11 (8.21%) HTML
4 10 (7.46%) Node.js
4 10 (7.46%) Spring
5 9 (6.72%) AngularJS
5 9 (6.72%) HTML5
5 9 (6.72%) React
5 9 (6.72%) REST
6 8 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (5.97%) CSS3
6 8 (5.97%) Spring Boot
7 7 (5.22%) Akka
7 7 (5.22%) Angular 2
7 7 (5.22%) HATEOAS
7 7 (5.22%) Vert.x
7 7 (5.22%) WebSockets
8 5 (3.73%) Electron Framework
8 5 (3.73%) OpenFin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) NHS
2 9 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.48%) Mainframe
3 6 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.73%) Credit Risk
4 5 (3.73%) User Experience
5 3 (2.24%) AS400
5 3 (2.24%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.24%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.49%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.49%) EPoS
6 2 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.49%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.75%) FMCG
7 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.72%) Windows
2 8 (5.97%) Android
3 7 (5.22%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.73%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.99%) Unix
6 2 (1.49%) Linux
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.18%) Microservices
3 18 (13.43%) E-Commerce
4 17 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (11.94%) DevOps
6 14 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (10.45%) Scrum
7 13 (9.70%) ERP
8 12 (8.96%) Project Management
9 10 (7.46%) Test Automation
10 9 (6.72%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (5.97%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (5.97%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (5.22%) Analytics
12 7 (5.22%) Logistics
12 7 (5.22%) Non-Blocking Code
12 7 (5.22%) TDD
12 7 (5.22%) Web Design
13 6 (4.48%) Information Security
13 6 (4.48%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.16%) JavaScript
2 22 (16.42%) Java
3 13 (9.70%) SQL
4 10 (7.46%) C#
5 7 (5.22%) ES6
5 7 (5.22%) Python
6 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.49%) X++
7 1 (0.75%) Java 8
7 1 (0.75%) PHP
7 1 (0.75%) R
7 1 (0.75%) Scala
7 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.49%) CISM
1 2 (1.49%) CISSP
1 2 (1.49%) Degree
1 2 (1.49%) ISEB
1 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.75%) CISA
2 1 (0.75%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.19%) PMO
2 9 (6.72%) QA
3 8 (5.97%) Data Quality
4 5 (3.73%) SLA
5 4 (2.99%) GDPR
6 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.49%) PSD2
7 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (5.22%) Docker
2 5 (3.73%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.24%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.49%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.99%) Puppet
2 2 (1.49%) Ansible
2 2 (1.49%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.75%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (11.19%) Oracle
2 9 (6.72%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.48%) SAP
4 5 (3.73%) Splunk
5 3 (2.24%) IBM
6 2 (1.49%) Apigee
6 2 (1.49%) Cisco
6 2 (1.49%) Dell
6 2 (1.49%) F5
6 2 (1.49%) Google
6 2 (1.49%) HP
6 2 (1.49%) Informatica
6 2 (1.49%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.49%) Software AG
6 2 (1.49%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.49%) VMware
7 1 (0.75%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.75%) Avature
7 1 (0.75%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.75%) New Relic