Period
to 18 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 18 September 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 59 60
Rank change year-on-year +21 +1 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 258 147 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.14% 3.54% 3.53%
As % of the General category 18.75% 11.83% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 125 150
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £420 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.75% +13.54%
10th Percentile £285 £130 £210
90th Percentile £565 £562 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.13 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +19.32% -72.50%
England median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £14.45
% change year-on-year -15.63% +10.73% -16.23%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,376 1,243 1,798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 27.39% 29.89% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 843 1,298
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £275
90th Percentile £550 £556 £550
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 30 27
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £14.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.49% +1.72% -5.78%
10th Percentile £11.44 £10.62 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.25 £41.09 £39.20
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £23.88
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.90% +4.58%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Yorkshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Yorkshire

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Yorkshire

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Yorkshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
West Yorkshire +19 221 £425 +1.19% 82
South Yorkshire +15 24 £300 -22.58% 5
North Yorkshire -8 7 £245 -35.74% 14
East Yorkshire 0 2 - - 1
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 89 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (21.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 46 (17.83%) Finance
4 45 (17.44%) Scrum
5 35 (13.57%) E-Commerce
6 34 (13.18%) Java
7 29 (11.24%) Oracle
8 28 (10.85%) Project Management
9 27 (10.47%) Waterfall
10 25 (9.69%) NHS
11 24 (9.30%) SQL
12 23 (8.91%) C#
12 23 (8.91%) JavaScript
13 22 (8.53%) ERP
14 21 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (8.14%) Windows
14 21 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (7.75%) Microsoft
15 20 (7.75%) Manufacturing
15 20 (7.75%) PMO
16 19 (7.36%) .NET
16 19 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
17 18 (6.98%) Business Analysis
18 17 (6.59%) IBM
18 17 (6.59%) Microservices
19 16 (6.20%) SOA
19 16 (6.20%) Banking
19 16 (6.20%) Git (software)
20 15 (5.81%) jQuery
20 15 (5.81%) Migration

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (3.88%) Anypoint
2 5 (1.94%) Apache
2 5 (1.94%) Confluence
2 5 (1.94%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.55%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.16%) Alfresco
4 3 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.16%) Documentum
4 3 (1.16%) Drupal
4 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.16%) FileNet
4 3 (1.16%) Liferay
4 3 (1.16%) LiveCycle
4 3 (1.16%) LiveLink
4 3 (1.16%) nginx
4 3 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (1.94%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (1.94%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (1.16%) Magento
3 3 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.16%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.39%) Epicor Tropos
4 1 (0.39%) Infor CloudSuite
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.88%) Boomi
4 7 (2.71%) Office 365
5 5 (1.94%) SaaS
5 5 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.55%) IaaS
7 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.78%) Serverless
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.39%) GitHub
8 1 (0.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.10%) Firewall
2 7 (2.71%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (1.94%) DNS
3 5 (1.94%) WAN
4 4 (1.55%) LAN
4 4 (1.55%) SAN
4 4 (1.55%) VPN
5 3 (1.16%) IPsec
5 3 (1.16%) MPLS
5 3 (1.16%) SMS
6 2 (0.78%) ATM
6 2 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.78%) DHCP
6 2 (0.78%) FTP
6 2 (0.78%) Internet
6 2 (0.78%) SSL
6 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.78%) Wireless
7 1 (0.39%) VoIP
7 1 (0.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (5.04%) Big Data
3 11 (4.26%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.94%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.94%) Riak
5 3 (1.16%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.16%) SQLite
6 2 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.78%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.78%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.78%) GIS
6 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.78%) Pentaho
6 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.78%) QlikView
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (6.20%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.49%) JIRA
3 8 (3.10%) Selenium
3 8 (3.10%) Subversion
4 5 (1.94%) Mercurial
5 4 (1.55%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.55%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.55%) JUnit
5 4 (1.55%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.16%) Ant
6 3 (1.16%) Xcode
7 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.78%) JMeter
7 2 (0.78%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.78%) Mocha
7 2 (0.78%) TestComplete
7 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.78%) webpack
8 1 (0.39%) Hudson
General
1 46 (17.83%) Finance
2 20 (7.75%) Manufacturing
3 16 (6.20%) Banking
4 13 (5.04%) Marketing
5 9 (3.49%) Retail Banking
6 8 (3.10%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.16%) Publishing
8 1 (0.39%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.39%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 58 (22.48%) Developer
2 51 (19.77%) Analyst
3 43 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 37 (14.34%) Business Analyst
5 15 (5.81%) Architect
5 15 (5.81%) Consultant
6 12 (4.65%) Retail Business Analyst
7 11 (4.26%) .NET Developer
8 9 (3.49%) Infrastructure Manager
8 9 (3.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 8 (3.10%) C# Developer
9 8 (3.10%) Java Developer
9 8 (3.10%) Python Developer
10 7 (2.71%) Agile Project Manager
10 7 (2.71%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (2.71%) Contracts Manager
10 7 (2.71%) Security Consultant
10 7 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (2.71%) SQL Developer
10 7 (2.71%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.36%) .NET
2 15 (5.81%) CSS
2 15 (5.81%) jQuery
2 15 (5.81%) XML
3 14 (5.43%) HTML
4 13 (5.04%) Java EE
5 11 (4.26%) SOAP
6 10 (3.88%) Java SE
6 10 (3.88%) JSON
7 8 (3.10%) Web Services
8 7 (2.71%) HTML5
8 7 (2.71%) Spring
9 6 (2.33%) React
9 6 (2.33%) XHTML
10 5 (1.94%) Classic ASP
10 5 (1.94%) Middleware
10 5 (1.94%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (1.94%) REST
10 5 (1.94%) RESTful
10 5 (1.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.69%) NHS
2 14 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.10%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.33%) EPoS
6 5 (1.94%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.94%) User Experience
7 3 (1.16%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.16%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.78%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.78%) Replication
8 2 (0.78%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.39%) Clustering
9 1 (0.39%) CMDB
9 1 (0.39%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.39%) FMCG
9 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.14%) Windows
2 12 (4.65%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.10%) Linux
4 7 (2.71%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.71%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.33%) Android
5 6 (2.33%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.94%) Unix
7 4 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.16%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.39%) HPUX
9 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (21.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (17.44%) Scrum
4 35 (13.57%) E-Commerce
5 28 (10.85%) Project Management
6 27 (10.47%) Waterfall
7 22 (8.53%) ERP
8 21 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (6.98%) Business Analysis
10 17 (6.59%) Microservices
11 16 (6.20%) SOA
12 15 (5.81%) Migration
12 15 (5.81%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (5.43%) TDD
13 14 (5.43%) User Stories
14 13 (5.04%) Information Security
14 13 (5.04%) SDLC
15 12 (4.65%) BDD
15 12 (4.65%) ITIL
16 10 (3.88%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 34 (13.18%) Java
2 24 (9.30%) SQL
3 23 (8.91%) C#
3 23 (8.91%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.04%) Python
5 5 (1.94%) PHP
5 5 (1.94%) VB
6 4 (1.55%) Objective-C
6 4 (1.55%) Scala
7 3 (1.16%) C++
7 3 (1.16%) Groovy
7 3 (1.16%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.16%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.39%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.39%) ES6
8 1 (0.39%) Ruby
8 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.39%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (2.33%) Degree
2 5 (1.94%) CISM
2 5 (1.94%) CISSP
3 4 (1.55%) CCNA
3 4 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.55%) ISEB
4 3 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.78%) MCSA
5 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.39%) APMP
6 1 (0.39%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.39%) CCNP
6 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.39%) MCSE
6 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.39%) VCP5
6 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.75%) PMO
2 6 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 6 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.94%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.94%) GDPR
4 4 (1.55%) QA
5 2 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.26%) Docker
3 6 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.16%) BitLocker
4 3 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.78%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.39%) KVM
6 1 (0.39%) Varnish
6 1 (0.39%) vSphere
6 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (2.71%) Terraform
2 5 (1.94%) Ansible
2 5 (1.94%) SCCM
3 4 (1.55%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.16%) Aspera SmartTrack
4 3 (1.16%) Puppet
5 2 (0.78%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.78%) Grafana
5 2 (0.78%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (0.78%) Kibana
5 2 (0.78%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.78%) WSUS
6 1 (0.39%) Nessus
6 1 (0.39%) Oozie
6 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (11.24%) Oracle
2 20 (7.75%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.59%) IBM
4 10 (3.88%) Apigee
4 10 (3.88%) Cisco
4 10 (3.88%) Dell
4 10 (3.88%) Informatica
4 10 (3.88%) SAP
4 10 (3.88%) Software AG
4 10 (3.88%) TIBCO
5 9 (3.49%) VMware
6 7 (2.71%) MuleSoft
7 6 (2.33%) hybris
8 5 (1.94%) F5
8 5 (1.94%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.94%) Remedy
9 3 (1.16%) FatWire
9 3 (1.16%) McAfee
9 3 (1.16%) Sencha
9 3 (1.16%) Xerox