Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 49 59
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10 -28
Contract jobs citing Retail 146 121 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.81% 3.76% 3.37%
As % of the General category 17.38% 12.22% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 108 101
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £130 £105 £288
90th Percentile £688 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.75 - £12.00
10th Percentile £10.88 - £11.00
90th Percentile £12.63 - £13.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.75 - £12.00

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 840 990 1,439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 27.66% 30.73% 33.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 668 981
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.94%
10th Percentile £255 £260 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £545
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year - +1.39% +5.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 31
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.60 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.11% -12.29% -48.33%
10th Percentile £11.37 £10.14 £12.35
90th Percentile £40.00 £28.79 £45.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -14.29%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +4 65 £375 -9.09% 56
Bradford +14 34 £425 +304.76% 21
Wakefield +7 18 £300 +185.71% 3
Halifax +5 14 £468 +33.71%
Pudsey - 2 £498 -
Retail
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 44 (30.14%) Finance
2 40 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (18.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (17.12%) Java
5 19 (13.01%) Microservices
6 16 (10.96%) Project Management
6 16 (10.96%) Waterfall
7 15 (10.27%) REST
7 15 (10.27%) SQL
7 15 (10.27%) ERP
7 15 (10.27%) Microsoft
8 13 (8.90%) Banking
9 12 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (8.22%) E-Commerce
10 11 (7.53%) Logistics
11 10 (6.85%) Project Planning
11 10 (6.85%) JIRA
11 10 (6.85%) HTML
11 10 (6.85%) JavaScript
11 10 (6.85%) SAP
11 10 (6.85%) CSS
11 10 (6.85%) DevOps
11 10 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (6.16%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 9 (6.16%) Mobile App
12 9 (6.16%) Node.js
12 9 (6.16%) Android
12 9 (6.16%) .NET
13 8 (5.48%) Resource Management
13 8 (5.48%) 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 8 (5.48%) SAS
2 3 (2.05%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.37%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.68%) JBoss
4 1 (0.68%) Mule
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.74%) SAP EWM
3 3 (2.05%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.68%) Magento
4 1 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.11%) SaaS
2 3 (2.05%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) npm
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
3 1 (0.68%) PaaS
3 1 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.11%) SMS
2 3 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.37%) DHCP
3 2 (1.37%) DNS
4 1 (0.68%) ATM
4 1 (0.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.68%) SSL
4 1 (0.68%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (5.48%) MySQL
3 6 (4.11%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.11%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (3.42%) NewSQL
4 5 (3.42%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.74%) Big Data
5 4 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.05%) Essbase
6 3 (2.05%) MS Access
6 3 (2.05%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.68%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.85%) JIRA
2 8 (5.48%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.05%) Babel
3 3 (2.05%) IntelliJ
3 3 (2.05%) MorphX
3 3 (2.05%) webpack
4 2 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.68%) Ant
5 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.68%) Selenium
5 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 44 (30.14%) Finance
2 13 (8.90%) Banking
3 7 (4.79%) Marketing
4 5 (3.42%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.42%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.74%) Retail Finance
6 2 (1.37%) Back Office
6 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (19.86%) Project Manager
2 23 (15.75%) Developer
3 22 (15.07%) Analyst
3 22 (15.07%) Architect
4 18 (12.33%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (8.90%) Consultant
6 10 (6.85%) Senior Manager
7 9 (6.16%) Senior Project Manager
8 8 (5.48%) Business Analyst
8 8 (5.48%) IT Manager
8 8 (5.48%) IT Project Manager
9 7 (4.79%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Security Consultant
11 5 (3.42%) Dynamics AX Developer
11 5 (3.42%) SAP Manager
11 5 (3.42%) Service Analyst
11 5 (3.42%) Service Desk Analyst
12 4 (2.74%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.74%) Java Engineer
12 4 (2.74%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.27%) REST
2 10 (6.85%) CSS
2 10 (6.85%) HTML
3 9 (6.16%) .NET
3 9 (6.16%) Node.js
4 8 (5.48%) React
5 7 (4.79%) Dropwizard
5 7 (4.79%) Web Services
5 7 (4.79%) XSD
6 6 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (4.11%) JAXB
6 6 (4.11%) Spring
7 5 (3.42%) Akka
7 5 (3.42%) Angular 2
7 5 (3.42%) CSS3
7 5 (3.42%) Electron Framework
7 5 (3.42%) HATEOAS
7 5 (3.42%) React Native
7 5 (3.42%) Spring Boot
7 5 (3.42%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.16%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.79%) Minimum Viable Product
4 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.74%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.05%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.05%) EPoS
6 3 (2.05%) User Experience
6 3 (2.05%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.37%) AS400
7 2 (1.37%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.37%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.68%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.68%) FMCG
8 1 (0.68%) IVR
8 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.16%) Android
2 8 (5.48%) Windows
3 6 (4.11%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.05%) Linux
5 2 (1.37%) HPUX
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.37%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (13.01%) Microservices
4 16 (10.96%) Project Management
4 16 (10.96%) Waterfall
5 15 (10.27%) ERP
6 12 (8.22%) E-Commerce
7 11 (7.53%) Logistics
8 10 (6.85%) DevOps
8 10 (6.85%) Project Planning
9 9 (6.16%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 8 (5.48%) PRINCE2
10 8 (5.48%) Resource Management
10 8 (5.48%) User Stories
11 7 (4.79%) Analytics
11 7 (4.79%) BDD
11 7 (4.79%) OOD
11 7 (4.79%) Security Architecture
11 7 (4.79%) SOA
11 7 (4.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.12%) Java
2 15 (10.27%) SQL
3 10 (6.85%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.42%) ES6
5 4 (2.74%) C#
6 3 (2.05%) X++
7 2 (1.37%) Python
7 2 (1.37%) R
7 2 (1.37%) Scala
8 1 (0.68%) PHP
8 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.74%) CISM
1 4 (2.74%) CISSP
2 3 (2.05%) CISA
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.68%) CCNA
4 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.68%) Degree
4 1 (0.68%) ISEB
4 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.68%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.79%) QA
2 6 (4.11%) PMO
3 5 (3.42%) GDPR
4 4 (2.74%) SLA
5 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.68%) GCP
5 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.79%) Docker
3 2 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.85%) SAP
3 8 (5.48%) Oracle
4 3 (2.05%) Cisco
4 3 (2.05%) HP
4 3 (2.05%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.37%) Demandware
5 2 (1.37%) Google
5 2 (1.37%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.37%) Siebel
5 2 (1.37%) Telerik
6 1 (0.68%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.68%) Avature
6 1 (0.68%) BeyondTrust
6 1 (0.68%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.68%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.68%) New Relic
6 1 (0.68%) Syncsort
6 1 (0.68%) Veeam