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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 28 25
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3  
Contract jobs citing Retail 73 125 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.12% 6.18% 6.23%
As % of the General category 16.59% 17.83% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 93 107
Median daily rate £425 £414 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.71% +16.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £327 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.81% -75.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -57.33% +134.37%  

Retail is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 440 701 679
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 30.88% 34.65% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 507 497
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £521 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -62.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.75 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £94.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Retail as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +2 36 £450 +11.80% 19
Halifax +1 19 £375 -6.25% 1
Bradford +8 12 £425 -22.72% 6
Huddersfield - 1 - - 1
Pudsey - 1 £430 - 1
Retail
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 74 (49.33%) Finance
2 58 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (30.67%) Banking
4 28 (18.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (16.67%) Retail Banking
6 20 (13.33%) JIRA
7 19 (12.67%) Microsoft
8 18 (12.00%) Scrum
9 15 (10.00%) Project Management
9 15 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 15 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 13 (8.67%) SOA
10 13 (8.67%) Java
11 11 (7.33%) Migration
11 11 (7.33%) Docker
11 11 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (7.33%) Microservices
12 10 (6.67%) Jenkins
12 10 (6.67%) JavaScript
12 10 (6.67%) JSON
13 9 (6.00%) RESTful
13 9 (6.00%) Open Source
13 9 (6.00%) SQL Server
13 9 (6.00%) E-Commerce
13 9 (6.00%) User Experience
13 9 (6.00%) BDD
13 9 (6.00%) NoSQL
13 9 (6.00%) Domain Models
14 8 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (5.33%) PMO

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 4 (2.67%) CMS
1 4 (2.67%) IBM Domino
1 4 (2.67%) SAS
1 4 (2.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.00%) Confluence
3 2 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.67%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.67%) JBoss
4 1 (0.67%) Mule
4 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.33%) InVision
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.33%) Eikon
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.67%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.33%) Internet
2 4 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.00%) VPN
4 2 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.67%) ATM
5 1 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.67%) LAN
5 1 (0.67%) MPLS
5 1 (0.67%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.33%) Power BI
5 1 (0.67%) DB2
5 1 (0.67%) MySQL
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 20 (13.33%) JIRA
2 10 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.33%) Selenium
4 2 (1.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.67%) MSTest
5 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 74 (49.33%) Finance
2 46 (30.67%) Banking
3 25 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 6 (4.00%) Marketing
5 4 (2.67%) Legal
6 3 (2.00%) Back Office
6 3 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.33%) Billing
8 1 (0.67%) Electronics
8 1 (0.67%) Law
8 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (30.00%) Analyst
2 33 (22.00%) Architect
3 28 (18.67%) Business Analyst
4 19 (12.67%) Project Manager
5 14 (9.33%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (5.33%) Agile Business Analyst
6 8 (5.33%) Developer
6 8 (5.33%) Java Architect
6 8 (5.33%) Retail Business Analyst
6 8 (5.33%) Test Manager
7 7 (4.67%) Senior Architect
7 7 (4.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.00%) Banking Analyst
8 6 (4.00%) Consultant
8 6 (4.00%) Designer
8 6 (4.00%) PMO Analyst
8 6 (4.00%) UX Designer
9 5 (3.33%) Information Architect
9 5 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (3.33%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.67%) JSON
2 9 (6.00%) RESTful
3 5 (3.33%) CSS
3 5 (3.33%) HTML
4 4 (2.67%) Dropwizard
4 4 (2.67%) Node.js
4 4 (2.67%) Swagger
5 3 (2.00%) .NET
5 3 (2.00%) XML
6 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.33%) jQuery
7 1 (0.67%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.67%) EDI
7 1 (0.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.00%) User Experience
3 8 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.33%) Credit Risk
4 5 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.67%) EPoS
5 4 (2.67%) FMCG
5 4 (2.67%) iSeries
6 3 (2.00%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.33%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.33%) BYOD
7 2 (1.33%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.67%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.00%) Android
1 6 (4.00%) Linux
1 6 (4.00%) Windows
2 4 (2.67%) Unix
3 3 (2.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.33%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.67%) HPUX
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (12.00%) Scrum
4 15 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 15 (10.00%) Project Management
4 15 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 13 (8.67%) SOA
6 11 (7.33%) Microservices
6 11 (7.33%) Migration
7 9 (6.00%) BDD
7 9 (6.00%) Domain Models
7 9 (6.00%) E-Commerce
7 9 (6.00%) Open Source
8 8 (5.33%) TOGAF
8 8 (5.33%) User Stories
9 7 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (4.67%) Wireframes
10 6 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (4.00%) People Management
10 6 (4.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.67%) Java
2 10 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (4.67%) SQL
4 3 (2.00%) C#
5 2 (1.33%) VBA
6 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.67%) Degree
2 3 (2.00%) ISEB
3 2 (1.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.33%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.67%) CISM
4 1 (0.67%) CISSP
4 1 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.33%) PMO
1 8 (5.33%) SLA
2 3 (2.00%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (7.33%) Docker
2 4 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.67%) Ansible
2 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (12.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.67%) Oracle
3 6 (4.00%) Cisco
4 4 (2.67%) Adobe
4 4 (2.67%) Avaya
4 4 (2.67%) Google
4 4 (2.67%) MuleSoft
4 4 (2.67%) Palo Alto
4 4 (2.67%) VMware
5 3 (2.00%) Citrix
5 3 (2.00%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.33%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.33%) Lotus
6 2 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.33%) Reuters
6 2 (1.33%) SAP
7 1 (0.67%) Apple
7 1 (0.67%) Dell
7 1 (0.67%) HP
7 1 (0.67%) Teradata
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 11 hours ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £410 - £460 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds
Interquest - Korus Group - Chester
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago