Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 55 53
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2 -28
Contract jobs citing Retail 145 131 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.80% 3.68% 3.54%
As % of the General category 15.88% 11.99% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 109 128
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.36% -1.11%
10th Percentile £130 £105 £263
90th Percentile £587 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.13 - £42.50
10th Percentile £11.21 - £10.84
90th Percentile £14.54 - £82.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.13 - £26.00

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 913 1093 1442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 30.24% 30.67% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 736 1011
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £530
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 39
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -27.50% +39.88%
10th Percentile £11.72 £10.00 £12.11
90th Percentile £27.50 £30.75 £53.60
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.74 £14.50 £15.20
% change year-on-year +29.21% -4.57% +11.77%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +1 60 £375 -6.25% 50
Bradford +22 39 £425 +38.78% 14
Wakefield +9 19 £338 +221.43% 1
Halifax +3 10 £369 -7.88%
Pudsey - 3 £435 -
Retail
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 42 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.83%) Finance
3 28 (19.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (11.72%) ERP
5 16 (11.03%) E-Commerce
6 15 (10.34%) Project Management
6 15 (10.34%) Java
6 15 (10.34%) Waterfall
7 14 (9.66%) Microsoft
8 13 (8.97%) SQL
9 12 (8.28%) Oracle
9 12 (8.28%) PRINCE2
9 12 (8.28%) Marketing
10 11 (7.59%) Project Planning
10 11 (7.59%) Banking
10 11 (7.59%) Microservices
11 10 (6.90%) REST
11 10 (6.90%) Logistics
11 10 (6.90%) CSS
11 10 (6.90%) HTML
11 10 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (6.21%) Scrum
12 9 (6.21%) SAP
12 9 (6.21%) JIRA
12 9 (6.21%) Relational Database
12 9 (6.21%) User Stories
13 8 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (5.52%) Cucumber
14 7 (4.83%) Business Analysis
14 7 (4.83%) Dynamics AX

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 (4.14%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.45%) SAS
3 4 (2.76%) JBoss
4 3 (2.07%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.38%) Apache
5 2 (1.38%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.38%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.69%) CMS
6 1 (0.69%) Mule
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.38%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.76%) SAP EWM
3 2 (1.38%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.69%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.69%) Magento
4 1 (0.69%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.69%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.14%) SaaS
2 4 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.76%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.69%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.69%) npm
4 1 (0.69%) Office 365
4 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.38%) DHCP
1 2 (1.38%) DNS
1 2 (1.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.69%) ATM
2 1 (0.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.69%) Internet
2 1 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.69%) SMS
2 1 (0.69%) SSL
2 1 (0.69%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (6.21%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.83%) MySQL
3 7 (4.83%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.07%) Big Data
5 3 (2.07%) MS Access
5 3 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.38%) Essbase
7 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.69%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.69%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.21%) JIRA
2 8 (5.52%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.07%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.38%) MorphX
4 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.69%) Ant
5 1 (0.69%) Babel
5 1 (0.69%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.69%) Selenium
5 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.69%) webpack
General
1 36 (24.83%) Finance
2 12 (8.28%) Marketing
3 11 (7.59%) Banking
4 6 (4.14%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.45%) Legal
5 5 (3.45%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.38%) Retail Finance
6 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (19.31%) Project Manager
2 26 (17.93%) Analyst
3 25 (17.24%) Developer
4 19 (13.10%) Architect
5 16 (11.03%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (8.97%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.21%) IT Manager
7 9 (6.21%) Senior Manager
8 8 (5.52%) IT Project Manager
8 8 (5.52%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.52%) Senior Project Manager
9 7 (4.83%) Consultant
9 7 (4.83%) Retail Business Analyst
10 5 (3.45%) ERP Architect
10 5 (3.45%) SAP Manager
11 4 (2.76%) Designer
11 4 (2.76%) Dynamics AX Developer
11 4 (2.76%) Programme Manager
11 4 (2.76%) Technical Analyst
12 3 (2.07%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.90%) CSS
1 10 (6.90%) HTML
1 10 (6.90%) REST
2 7 (4.83%) Dropwizard
2 7 (4.83%) XSD
3 6 (4.14%) JAXB
4 5 (3.45%) .NET
4 5 (3.45%) Swagger
5 4 (2.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (2.07%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.38%) Node.js
8 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.69%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.69%) CSS3
8 1 (0.69%) HTML5
8 1 (0.69%) Immutable.js
8 1 (0.69%) J2EE
8 1 (0.69%) React
8 1 (0.69%) Redux
8 1 (0.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.83%) Minimum Viable Product
3 6 (4.14%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.14%) User Experience
4 5 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.76%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.07%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.07%) EPoS
7 2 (1.38%) FMCG
8 1 (0.69%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.69%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.69%) IVR
8 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.83%) Windows
2 4 (2.76%) Linux
2 4 (2.76%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.07%) Android
3 3 (2.07%) HPUX
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.38%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (19.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (11.72%) ERP
4 16 (11.03%) E-Commerce
5 15 (10.34%) Project Management
5 15 (10.34%) Waterfall
6 12 (8.28%) PRINCE2
7 11 (7.59%) Microservices
7 11 (7.59%) Project Planning
8 10 (6.90%) Logistics
9 9 (6.21%) Scrum
9 9 (6.21%) User Stories
10 7 (4.83%) BDD
10 7 (4.83%) Business Analysis
10 7 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.83%) OOD
10 7 (4.83%) SOA
11 6 (4.14%) OO
11 6 (4.14%) Resource Management
11 6 (4.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.34%) Java
2 13 (8.97%) SQL
3 4 (2.76%) C#
3 4 (2.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.38%) PHP
4 2 (1.38%) Python
4 2 (1.38%) R
4 2 (1.38%) Scala
4 2 (1.38%) VBA
4 2 (1.38%) X++
5 1 (0.69%) ECMAScript
5 1 (0.69%) PHP 5
5 1 (0.69%) PHP 7
5 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.76%) CISM
1 4 (2.76%) CISSP
2 3 (2.07%) CISA
2 3 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.38%) Degree
3 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.69%) CCNA
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.69%) ISEB
4 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.69%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) GDPR
2 4 (2.76%) PMO
3 2 (1.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.69%) GCP
4 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (4.83%) Active Directory
1 7 (4.83%) Docker
2 3 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (9.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.28%) Oracle
3 9 (6.21%) SAP
4 4 (2.76%) Cisco
4 4 (2.76%) HP
5 3 (2.07%) Adobe
5 3 (2.07%) Google
5 3 (2.07%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.38%) Citrix
6 2 (1.38%) Demandware
6 2 (1.38%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.38%) Telerik
7 1 (0.69%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.69%) Genesys
7 1 (0.69%) hybris
7 1 (0.69%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.69%) NetApp
7 1 (0.69%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.69%) Syncsort
7 1 (0.69%) Veeam