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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 32 25 23
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2  
Contract jobs citing Retail 77 110 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.74% 5.78% 7.16%
As % of the General category 17.38% 16.62% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 75 90
Median daily rate £465 £450 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £253 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year +50.94% -31.16%  

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 443 662 654
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 33.04% 34.77% 36.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 466 416
Median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 19
Median hourly rate £22.38 £13.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.11% -62.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.37 £9.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.82 £19.35 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 -30 32 £458 +1.66% 25
Bradford +8 22 £494 +19.69% 8
Halifax 0 12 £346 -19.44% 1
Pudsey - 2 £463 -
Wakefield 0 1 £575 +64.28% 2
Retail
Yorkshire

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 64 (43.24%) Finance
2 50 (33.78%) Banking
3 43 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (23.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (21.62%) Retail Banking
6 21 (14.19%) Java
7 17 (11.49%) Business Analysis
8 16 (10.81%) Microsoft
9 15 (10.14%) JIRA
9 15 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (9.46%) SOA
11 13 (8.78%) Scrum
12 12 (8.11%) Project Management
12 12 (8.11%) Oracle
12 12 (8.11%) Microservices
13 11 (7.43%) Jenkins
13 11 (7.43%) Docker
13 11 (7.43%) E-Commerce
13 11 (7.43%) SLA
14 10 (6.76%) TDD
14 10 (6.76%) Domain Models
15 9 (6.08%) Virtual Team
15 9 (6.08%) Open Source
15 9 (6.08%) BDD
15 9 (6.08%) JSON
15 9 (6.08%) Service Delivery
16 8 (5.41%) SQL Server
16 8 (5.41%) ITIL
16 8 (5.41%) RESTful
16 8 (5.41%) Wealth Management

Retail
Top Related 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 (2.70%) Confluence
1 4 (2.70%) IBM Domino
1 4 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.03%) Mule
2 3 (2.03%) SAS
2 3 (2.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.68%) CMS
3 1 (0.68%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.70%) MS Office
2 4 (2.70%) MS Project
2 4 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.68%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.70%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) G Suite
3 1 (0.68%) PaaS
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.03%) ATM
2 3 (2.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.35%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.35%) LAN
3 2 (1.35%) MPLS
3 2 (1.35%) Network Security
3 2 (1.35%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (1.35%) VPN
4 1 (0.68%) BGP
4 1 (0.68%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.68%) FTP
4 1 (0.68%) OSPF
4 1 (0.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.41%) NoSQL
1 8 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.03%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.35%) Power BI
4 2 (1.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.68%) DB2
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.68%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (10.14%) JIRA
2 11 (7.43%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.41%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.03%) Selenium
4 3 (2.03%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.35%) Xcode
6 1 (0.68%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 64 (43.24%) Finance
2 50 (33.78%) Banking
3 32 (21.62%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.70%) Back Office
5 3 (2.03%) Marketing
6 2 (1.35%) Advertising
6 2 (1.35%) Billing
6 2 (1.35%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (26.35%) Architect
2 35 (23.65%) Analyst
3 25 (16.89%) Project Manager
4 24 (16.22%) Business Analyst
5 19 (12.84%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (7.43%) Developer
7 9 (6.08%) Senior Architect
7 9 (6.08%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.73%) Java Architect
8 7 (4.73%) Retail Business Analyst
9 6 (4.05%) Agile Business Analyst
9 6 (4.05%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.05%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.70%) Agile Developer
10 4 (2.70%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (2.70%) IT Manager
10 4 (2.70%) Programme Manager
10 4 (2.70%) Senior Agile Developer
10 4 (2.70%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 4 (2.70%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.08%) JSON
2 8 (5.41%) RESTful
3 6 (4.05%) Node.js
4 5 (3.38%) Spring
5 4 (2.70%) Dropwizard
5 4 (2.70%) REST
5 4 (2.70%) Swagger
6 3 (2.03%) .NET
6 3 (2.03%) Spring Boot
7 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.35%) TensorFlow
7 2 (1.35%) Velocity
7 2 (1.35%) XML
8 1 (0.68%) CSS
8 1 (0.68%) CSS3
8 1 (0.68%) HTML
8 1 (0.68%) HTML5
8 1 (0.68%) Middleware
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.68%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.08%) Virtual Team
3 4 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.70%) iSeries
3 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (2.03%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.03%) EPoS
4 3 (2.03%) FMCG
4 3 (2.03%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.03%) User Experience
5 2 (1.35%) Clustering
5 2 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.68%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.68%) Fintech
6 1 (0.68%) IVR
6 1 (0.68%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.05%) Android
2 5 (3.38%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.38%) Linux
2 5 (3.38%) Unix
2 5 (3.38%) Windows
3 1 (0.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (23.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (11.49%) Business Analysis
4 14 (9.46%) SOA
5 13 (8.78%) Scrum
6 12 (8.11%) Microservices
6 12 (8.11%) Project Management
7 11 (7.43%) E-Commerce
8 10 (6.76%) Domain Models
8 10 (6.76%) TDD
9 9 (6.08%) BDD
9 9 (6.08%) Open Source
9 9 (6.08%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.41%) DevOps
10 8 (5.41%) ITIL
10 8 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (5.41%) User Stories
10 8 (5.41%) Wealth Management
11 7 (4.73%) People Management
11 7 (4.73%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.19%) Java
2 7 (4.73%) JavaScript
2 7 (4.73%) SQL
3 3 (2.03%) C#
4 2 (1.35%) Apple Swift
4 2 (1.35%) C
4 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.03%) CISM
1 3 (2.03%) CISSP
2 2 (1.35%) ISEB
3 1 (0.68%) CCNP
3 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.68%) IIBA
3 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.43%) SLA
2 7 (4.73%) PMO
2 7 (4.73%) QA
3 2 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (7.43%) Docker
2 5 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Ansible
1 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.68%) Puppet
1 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (0.68%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.11%) Oracle
3 5 (3.38%) Cisco
3 5 (3.38%) MuleSoft
3 5 (3.38%) VMware
4 4 (2.70%) Adobe
4 4 (2.70%) Avaya
4 4 (2.70%) Palo Alto
4 4 (2.70%) Tableau
5 3 (2.03%) Google
5 3 (2.03%) Splunk
6 2 (1.35%) Citrix
6 2 (1.35%) SAP
6 2 (1.35%) Tealium
6 2 (1.35%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.68%) Apple
7 1 (0.68%) Dell
7 1 (0.68%) EMC
7 1 (0.68%) IBM
7 1 (0.68%) Veritas
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