Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 55 37
Rank change year-on-year +16 -18 +10
Contract jobs citing Retail 189 112 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.51% 3.92% 4.83%
As % of the General category 21.98% 12.39% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 82 141
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £443 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.95% -1.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £324 £266 £300
90th Percentile £582 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £428 £438
% change year-on-year -0.58% -2.29% +19.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% -40.21% -39.38%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year -13.79% -40.21% -35.33%

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 860 904 1,397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 25.08% 31.62% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 625 1,000
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £269 £275 £269
90th Percentile £544 £545 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 18
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.63 £20.63 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.70% +61.76% -63.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.53 £9.70
90th Percentile £43.45 £41.00 £25.17
Yorkshire median hourly rate £29.00 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +104.23% -2.07% -27.50%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +18 91 £443 -1.67% 33
Bradford -1 53 £425 -5.67% 12
Wakefield +9 9 £350 -28.21% 11
Halifax +5 9 £575 +45.57% 1
Pontefract - 1 - - 1
Retail
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 81 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (22.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (20.63%) Scrum
4 37 (19.58%) Finance
5 30 (15.87%) Java
5 30 (15.87%) Oracle
6 27 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 25 (13.23%) Amazon AWS
8 23 (12.17%) Microservices
8 23 (12.17%) JavaScript
9 22 (11.64%) Project Management
9 22 (11.64%) NHS
10 21 (11.11%) ERP
10 21 (11.11%) Waterfall
11 18 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (9.52%) Manufacturing
11 18 (9.52%) PMO
12 16 (8.47%) TDD
12 16 (8.47%) Banking
12 16 (8.47%) C#
12 16 (8.47%) Big Data
13 14 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (7.41%) Python
14 13 (6.88%) Microsoft
14 13 (6.88%) Web Services
14 13 (6.88%) Migration
14 13 (6.88%) BDD
14 13 (6.88%) Problem-Solving

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 10 (5.29%) Anypoint
2 7 (3.70%) Apache
2 7 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.12%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.59%) SAS
5 2 (1.06%) Confluence
5 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.06%) nginx
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.53%) IIS
6 1 (0.53%) Mule
6 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.65%) Oracle ERP
1 5 (2.65%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.06%) Actimize
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.53%) Infor CloudSuite
3 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.23%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.29%) Boomi
3 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.12%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (2.12%) Serverless
4 4 (2.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.59%) Office 365
6 2 (1.06%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.53%) GitHub
7 1 (0.53%) SaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (2.12%) Firewall
2 4 (2.12%) MPLS
2 4 (2.12%) SAN
2 4 (2.12%) SMS
2 4 (2.12%) VPN
3 3 (1.59%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (1.06%) BGP
4 2 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.06%) IPsec
4 2 (1.06%) LAN
4 2 (1.06%) NaaS
4 2 (1.06%) OSPF
4 2 (1.06%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (1.06%) VXLAN
4 2 (1.06%) WAN
5 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (8.47%) Big Data
3 8 (4.23%) Hadoop
3 8 (4.23%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.65%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.65%) MySQL
4 5 (2.65%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.65%) Riak
5 4 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.12%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.59%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.06%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (1.06%) Cloud Spanner
7 2 (1.06%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.06%) GIS
7 2 (1.06%) NewSQL
7 2 (1.06%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.06%) Redis
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (5.82%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.17%) Subversion
3 5 (2.65%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.65%) JIRA
3 5 (2.65%) Mercurial
4 4 (2.12%) Selenium
4 4 (2.12%) SpecFlow
4 4 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.06%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.06%) JUnit
5 2 (1.06%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.06%) Maven
5 2 (1.06%) Mockito
5 2 (1.06%) TestComplete
5 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.53%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.53%) JMeter
6 1 (0.53%) Mocha
6 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (19.58%) Finance
2 18 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 16 (8.47%) Banking
4 9 (4.76%) Marketing
5 8 (4.23%) Retail Banking
6 7 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.59%) Publishing
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.53%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (22.22%) Developer
2 37 (19.58%) Analyst
3 30 (15.87%) Project Manager
4 27 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 12 (6.35%) Consultant
6 11 (5.82%) Architect
7 10 (5.29%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.29%) Retail Business Analyst
8 9 (4.76%) Python Developer
9 7 (3.70%) Test Manager
10 6 (3.17%) Agile Business Analyst
10 6 (3.17%) AWS Architect
10 6 (3.17%) Big Data Developer
10 6 (3.17%) Contracts Manager
10 6 (3.17%) ERP Manager
10 6 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.65%) .NET Developer
11 5 (2.65%) Agile Project Manager
11 5 (2.65%) ERP Project Manager
11 5 (2.65%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.88%) Web Services
2 10 (5.29%) Java EE
2 10 (5.29%) Java SE
3 9 (4.76%) CSS
3 9 (4.76%) HTML
4 8 (4.23%) XML
5 7 (3.70%) .NET
5 7 (3.70%) HTML5
5 7 (3.70%) REST
5 7 (3.70%) RESTful
5 7 (3.70%) SOAP
6 6 (3.17%) CSS3
6 6 (3.17%) JSON
7 5 (2.65%) React
7 5 (2.65%) Spring
8 4 (2.12%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.12%) jQuery
8 4 (2.12%) Kafka
8 4 (2.12%) Node.js
8 4 (2.12%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.64%) NHS
2 14 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.17%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.17%) User Experience
5 5 (2.65%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.59%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.06%) EPoS
8 2 (1.06%) FMCG
8 2 (1.06%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.53%) AS400
9 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.82%) Windows
2 5 (2.65%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.12%) Linux
4 3 (1.59%) Android
4 3 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.59%) Unix
4 3 (1.59%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.53%) HPUX
5 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (22.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (20.63%) Scrum
4 27 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 23 (12.17%) Microservices
6 22 (11.64%) Project Management
7 21 (11.11%) ERP
7 21 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 18 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (8.47%) TDD
10 13 (6.88%) BDD
10 13 (6.88%) Migration
10 13 (6.88%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (6.35%) Business Analysis
11 12 (6.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (5.82%) User Stories
13 10 (5.29%) Logistics
13 10 (5.29%) SDLC
14 9 (4.76%) DevOps
14 9 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.87%) Java
2 23 (12.17%) JavaScript
3 16 (8.47%) C#
4 14 (7.41%) Python
5 12 (6.35%) SQL
6 5 (2.65%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.12%) Scala
8 3 (1.59%) C++
8 3 (1.59%) ES6
8 3 (1.59%) Groovy
8 3 (1.59%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.06%) PHP
10 1 (0.53%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.53%) Java 8
10 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.53%) Ruby
10 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (2.65%) Degree
2 4 (2.12%) CISM
2 4 (2.12%) CISSP
3 3 (1.59%) ISEB
3 3 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.06%) CCNA
4 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.06%) MCSA
4 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.53%) APMP
5 1 (0.53%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.53%) MCSE
5 1 (0.53%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.53%) VCP5
5 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.52%) PMO
2 10 (5.29%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.65%) GDPR
3 5 (2.65%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.65%) QA
4 3 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.06%) PSD2
5 2 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (5.82%) Docker
2 7 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.59%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.06%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.65%) Terraform
2 4 (2.12%) Ansible
2 4 (2.12%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.12%) Puppet
3 2 (1.06%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (1.06%) SCCM
3 2 (1.06%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.06%) WSUS
4 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.53%) Nessus
4 1 (0.53%) Oozie
Vendors
1 30 (15.87%) Oracle
2 13 (6.88%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.29%) Apigee
3 10 (5.29%) Dell
3 10 (5.29%) IBM
3 10 (5.29%) Informatica
3 10 (5.29%) Software AG
3 10 (5.29%) TIBCO
4 8 (4.23%) VMware
5 7 (3.70%) MuleSoft
6 6 (3.17%) Cisco
7 5 (2.65%) Splunk
8 3 (1.59%) F5
9 2 (1.06%) Google
9 2 (1.06%) HP
9 2 (1.06%) Infor
9 2 (1.06%) SAP
10 1 (0.53%) Adobe
10 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.53%) Veeam