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 3 months to 23 June 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 35 33
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2  
Contract jobs citing Retail 87 146 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.31% 5.17% 5.35%
As % of the General category 14.50% 14.99% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 109 118
Median daily rate £425 £414 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.71% +10.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.81% -75.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -23.80% +27.27%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 600 974 899
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 29.73% 34.51% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 711 641
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 19
Median hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% -42.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £11.60 £7.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.63 £78.80 £151.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 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
West Yorkshire -6 75 £425 +2.71% 24
North Yorkshire +4 4 £425 +36.00% 6
South Yorkshire +1 4 £105 -77.89% 14
East Yorkshire - 1 £105 - 1
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 78 (42.62%) Finance
2 66 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (28.42%) Banking
4 32 (17.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (15.85%) Retail Banking
6 23 (12.57%) JIRA
7 20 (10.93%) Microsoft
8 19 (10.38%) Scrum
8 19 (10.38%) Waterfall
9 17 (9.29%) Java
10 16 (8.74%) Project Management
10 16 (8.74%) Business Analysis
11 15 (8.20%) Migration
11 15 (8.20%) User Experience
12 14 (7.65%) E-Commerce
12 14 (7.65%) SOA
13 13 (7.10%) Wireframes
14 12 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (6.01%) Microservices
15 11 (6.01%) User Stories
15 11 (6.01%) Docker
15 11 (6.01%) Jenkins
16 10 (5.46%) JavaScript
16 10 (5.46%) SQL
16 10 (5.46%) SQL Server
16 10 (5.46%) TOGAF
16 10 (5.46%) JSON
16 10 (5.46%) DevOps
17 9 (4.92%) Open Source
17 9 (4.92%) BDD

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 5 (2.73%) SAS
2 4 (2.19%) CMS
2 4 (2.19%) IBM Domino
2 4 (2.19%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.64%) Confluence
4 2 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.09%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.09%) Mule
5 1 (0.55%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.55%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.55%) JBoss
5 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.19%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.09%) InVision
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.09%) Eikon
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.55%) SAP CAR
3 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.55%) SAP POS DM
3 1 (0.55%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.09%) SaaS
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.55%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.55%) IaaS
3 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.73%) Internet
2 4 (2.19%) WAN
2 4 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.64%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (1.64%) Firewall
3 3 (1.64%) ISDN
3 3 (1.64%) PSTN
3 3 (1.64%) VoIP
3 3 (1.64%) VPN
3 3 (1.64%) Wireless
4 2 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.09%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.55%) ATM
5 1 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.55%) LAN
5 1 (0.55%) MPLS
5 1 (0.55%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.92%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.09%) MySQL
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.09%) Power BI
8 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.55%) DB2
8 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (12.57%) JIRA
2 11 (6.01%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.28%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.09%) Selenium
4 2 (1.09%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.55%) MSTest
5 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.55%) Xcode
General
1 78 (42.62%) Finance
2 52 (28.42%) Banking
3 29 (15.85%) Retail Banking
4 7 (3.83%) Marketing
5 5 (2.73%) Legal
6 3 (1.64%) Back Office
6 3 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.09%) Billing
7 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.55%) Electronics
8 1 (0.55%) Law
8 1 (0.55%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (27.32%) Analyst
2 40 (21.86%) Architect
3 33 (18.03%) Business Analyst
4 23 (12.57%) Project Manager
5 16 (8.74%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (6.01%) Agile Business Analyst
6 11 (6.01%) Developer
7 10 (5.46%) Test Manager
8 9 (4.92%) Consultant
8 9 (4.92%) Designer
8 9 (4.92%) Java Architect
8 9 (4.92%) Retail Business Analyst
8 9 (4.92%) UX Designer
9 7 (3.83%) Senior Architect
9 7 (3.83%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.28%) Banking Analyst
10 6 (3.28%) PMO Analyst
10 6 (3.28%) Programme Manager
11 5 (2.73%) Information Architect
11 5 (2.73%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.46%) JSON
2 9 (4.92%) RESTful
3 5 (2.73%) CSS
3 5 (2.73%) HTML
3 5 (2.73%) Node.js
4 4 (2.19%) .NET
4 4 (2.19%) Dropwizard
4 4 (2.19%) Swagger
5 3 (1.64%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.64%) XML
6 2 (1.09%) jQuery
7 1 (0.55%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.55%) EDI
7 1 (0.55%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.55%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.55%) TensorFlow
7 1 (0.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.20%) User Experience
2 12 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.83%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.73%) Credit Risk
5 5 (2.73%) EPoS
5 5 (2.73%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.19%) FMCG
6 4 (2.19%) iSeries
7 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.64%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.09%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.09%) BYOD
8 2 (1.09%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.55%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.83%) Android
1 7 (3.83%) Windows
2 6 (3.28%) Linux
3 4 (2.19%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.19%) Unix
4 2 (1.09%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.55%) HPUX
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (17.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (10.38%) Scrum
3 19 (10.38%) Waterfall
4 16 (8.74%) Business Analysis
4 16 (8.74%) Project Management
5 15 (8.20%) Migration
6 14 (7.65%) E-Commerce
6 14 (7.65%) SOA
7 13 (7.10%) Wireframes
8 11 (6.01%) Microservices
8 11 (6.01%) User Stories
9 10 (5.46%) DevOps
9 10 (5.46%) TOGAF
10 9 (4.92%) BDD
10 9 (4.92%) Domain Models
10 9 (4.92%) Open Source
10 9 (4.92%) Service Design
11 8 (4.37%) ITIL
12 7 (3.83%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.29%) Java
2 10 (5.46%) JavaScript
2 10 (5.46%) SQL
3 4 (2.19%) C#
4 2 (1.09%) VBA
5 1 (0.55%) ABAP
5 1 (0.55%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.55%) PHP
5 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.83%) Degree
2 3 (1.64%) CCNA
2 3 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.64%) ISEB
3 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.09%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.55%) CISM
4 1 (0.55%) CISSP
4 1 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.37%) PMO
1 8 (4.37%) SLA
2 3 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (6.01%) Docker
2 4 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.55%) Ansible
2 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.55%) Puppet
2 1 (0.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (10.93%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.92%) Cisco
3 8 (4.37%) Oracle
4 5 (2.73%) MuleSoft
4 5 (2.73%) SAP
5 4 (2.19%) Adobe
5 4 (2.19%) Avaya
5 4 (2.19%) Google
5 4 (2.19%) Palo Alto
5 4 (2.19%) VMware
6 3 (1.64%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.64%) Citrix
6 3 (1.64%) F5
6 3 (1.64%) Infoblox
6 3 (1.64%) Red Box
6 3 (1.64%) SolarWinds
6 3 (1.64%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.09%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.09%) Lotus
7 2 (1.09%) Reuters
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