Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 42 61
Rank change year-on-year +16 +19 -13
Contract jobs citing Retail 217 148 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.39% 4.89% 3.46%
As % of the General category 23.90% 16.63% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 122 104
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £406 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +4.84% +8.85%
10th Percentile £291 £130 £105
90th Percentile £575 £587 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £11.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £11.75 -
% change year-on-year +6.38% - -

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 908 890 1,078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 26.72% 29.42% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 626 733
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £250 £263
90th Percentile £572 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 23
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +47.11% -12.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.29 £10.00
90th Percentile £30.00 £37.50 £20.97
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.50 £18.13 £14.50
% change year-on-year +29.66% +25.00% -3.33%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +29 103 £425 +13.33% 51
Bradford -4 70 £413 -2.94% 15
Wakefield 0 15 £450 +33.33% 7
Halifax -3 5 £575 +93.60% 2
Pudsey +3 1 £459 +5.52%
Huddersfield - 1 £230 - 6
Pontefract - 1 - -
Retail
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 70 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (11.52%) Finance
3 25 (11.52%) Waterfall
4 24 (11.06%) Java
5 23 (10.60%) Scrum
6 21 (9.68%) Manufacturing
6 21 (9.68%) E-Commerce
7 18 (8.29%) Oracle
8 16 (7.37%) SQL
8 16 (7.37%) Project Management
9 14 (6.45%) XML
9 14 (6.45%) Windows
9 14 (6.45%) Cisco
10 13 (5.99%) C#
10 13 (5.99%) Firewall
10 13 (5.99%) Information Security
10 13 (5.99%) Business Analysis
10 13 (5.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (5.53%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (5.53%) Microservices
11 12 (5.53%) ITIL
11 12 (5.53%) IBM
11 12 (5.53%) Microsoft
11 12 (5.53%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (5.53%) Technical Leadership
12 11 (5.07%) PMO
12 11 (5.07%) ERP
12 11 (5.07%) SOA

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 (3.69%) Anypoint
2 5 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.38%) CMS
3 3 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.38%) nginx
3 3 (1.38%) SAS
4 2 (0.92%) Apache
4 2 (0.92%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.46%) Confluence
5 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.76%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.38%) Magento
2 3 (1.38%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.92%) Epicor Tropos
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.46%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.46%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.69%) Apigee
3 8 (3.69%) Boomi
3 8 (3.69%) Office 365
4 5 (2.30%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (2.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (1.84%) IaaS
5 4 (1.84%) SaaS
6 2 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.92%) Serverless
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.46%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.99%) Firewall
2 9 (4.15%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (3.69%) DNS
3 8 (3.69%) WAN
4 7 (3.23%) LAN
5 5 (2.30%) VoIP
5 5 (2.30%) Wireless
6 4 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.84%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (1.84%) Internet
6 4 (1.84%) Intranet
6 4 (1.84%) VPN
6 4 (1.84%) WLAN
7 2 (0.92%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (0.92%) DHCP
8 1 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.46%) SAN
8 1 (0.46%) SMS
8 1 (0.46%) SSL
8 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.38%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.38%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.38%) Redis
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.92%) Big Data
5 2 (0.92%) CouchDB
5 2 (0.92%) GIS
5 2 (0.92%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.92%) QlikView
5 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.46%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.69%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.84%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.84%) JIRA
2 4 (1.84%) Selenium
3 3 (1.38%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.38%) Mercurial
3 3 (1.38%) Subversion
4 2 (0.92%) JMeter
4 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.92%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.92%) webpack
5 1 (0.46%) Babel
5 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.46%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.46%) git-flow
5 1 (0.46%) Mocha
5 1 (0.46%) Mockito
5 1 (0.46%) PostCSS
5 1 (0.46%) SonarQube
General
1 25 (11.52%) Finance
2 21 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.69%) Banking
4 7 (3.23%) Marketing
4 7 (3.23%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.46%) Advertising
6 1 (0.46%) Games
6 1 (0.46%) Publishing
6 1 (0.46%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (25.81%) Analyst
2 38 (17.51%) Business Analyst
3 33 (15.21%) Developer
4 31 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 16 (7.37%) Consultant
6 12 (5.53%) Architect
6 12 (5.53%) Retail Business Analyst
7 9 (4.15%) Security Consultant
7 9 (4.15%) Test Manager
8 8 (3.69%) IT Consultant
8 8 (3.69%) IT Security Consultant
8 8 (3.69%) Java Developer
8 8 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (3.69%) Transition Manager
9 7 (3.23%) Network Engineer
10 6 (2.76%) E-Commerce Consultant
10 6 (2.76%) Financial Analyst
10 6 (2.76%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (2.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 5 (2.30%) CISSP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.45%) XML
2 8 (3.69%) Java EE
2 8 (3.69%) Java SE
3 7 (3.23%) CSS
3 7 (3.23%) HTML
3 7 (3.23%) JSON
3 7 (3.23%) REST
4 6 (2.76%) .NET
4 6 (2.76%) SOAP
5 4 (1.84%) React
5 4 (1.84%) Sass
6 3 (1.38%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.38%) CSS3
6 3 (1.38%) HTML5
6 3 (1.38%) jQuery
6 3 (1.38%) Node.js
6 3 (1.38%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (1.38%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.38%) Web Services
6 3 (1.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.53%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (5.07%) NHS
3 9 (4.15%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.38%) CMDB
6 3 (1.38%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.38%) User Experience
7 2 (0.92%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.92%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.92%) EPoS
7 2 (0.92%) FMCG
7 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.46%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.46%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.46%) Social Media
8 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.45%) Windows
2 8 (3.69%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.76%) Linux
3 6 (2.76%) Windows 10
3 6 (2.76%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.84%) Unix
6 3 (1.38%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.92%) Android
8 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (11.52%) Waterfall
4 23 (10.60%) Scrum
5 21 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 16 (7.37%) Project Management
7 13 (5.99%) Business Analysis
7 13 (5.99%) Information Security
7 13 (5.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 12 (5.53%) ITIL
8 12 (5.53%) Microservices
8 12 (5.53%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (5.53%) Technical Leadership
9 11 (5.07%) ERP
9 11 (5.07%) SOA
10 10 (4.61%) TDD
11 9 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (4.15%) Logistics
11 9 (4.15%) Migration
11 9 (4.15%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.06%) Java
2 16 (7.37%) SQL
3 13 (5.99%) C#
4 9 (4.15%) Python
5 8 (3.69%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.76%) C++
7 4 (1.84%) C
7 4 (1.84%) PHP
8 3 (1.38%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.92%) Scala
10 1 (0.46%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.46%) ES6
10 1 (0.46%) Groovy
10 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.46%) Ruby
10 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (2.76%) CISM
1 6 (2.76%) CISSP
2 5 (2.30%) Degree
3 3 (1.38%) APMP
3 3 (1.38%) CCNA
3 3 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.92%) IIBA
4 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.46%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.46%) MCSA
5 1 (0.46%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.07%) PMO
2 8 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 8 (3.69%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.38%) QA
4 1 (0.46%) GDPR
4 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.76%) Docker
3 3 (1.38%) BitLocker
3 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.76%) Terraform
2 4 (1.84%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.38%) Ansible
3 3 (1.38%) Aspera SmartTrack
3 3 (1.38%) SCCM
4 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 18 (8.29%) Oracle
2 14 (6.45%) Cisco
3 12 (5.53%) IBM
3 12 (5.53%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.15%) TIBCO
5 8 (3.69%) Dell
5 8 (3.69%) Informatica
5 8 (3.69%) Software AG
6 6 (2.76%) SAP
7 5 (2.30%) F5
7 5 (2.30%) Fortinet
7 5 (2.30%) MuleSoft
7 5 (2.30%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.84%) Remedy
8 4 (1.84%) VMware
9 3 (1.38%) Ariba
9 3 (1.38%) Google
9 3 (1.38%) McAfee
10 2 (0.92%) BMC
10 2 (0.92%) Tableau