Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 October 2019 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
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 40 54
Rank change year-on-year +12 +14 +9
Contract jobs citing Retail 231 252 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.18% 5.11% 3.65%
As % of the General category 16.43% 15.93% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 191 139
Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +6.13% -2.74%
10th Percentile £313 £284 £130
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 - £13.13
10th Percentile £14.50 - £11.21
90th Percentile £15.50 - £14.54
England median hourly rate £14.28 £13.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.78% -22.86% +18.85%

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 1,406 1,582 1,554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.64% 32.11% 36.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 1,034 1,025
Yorkshire median daily rate £446 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.18% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £271 £268 £263
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
England median daily rate £495 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +4.21% +1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 74 49
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.70 £17.46 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.13% +20.38% +1.75%
10th Percentile £13.80 £11.56 £9.71
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.25 £27.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.10% -3.29% +9.76%

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 22 October 2019.

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 22 October 2019. 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 +15 213 £450 +5.88% 61
South Yorkshire -20 11 £325 +9.24% 18
North Yorkshire +6 5 £513 +109.18% 16
East Yorkshire +1 2 - - 7
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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 47 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (15.15%) SQL
3 34 (14.72%) AWS
4 30 (12.99%) Java
5 28 (12.12%) Windows
5 28 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (10.82%) CISSP
7 24 (10.39%) Microsoft
7 24 (10.39%) JavaScript
8 23 (9.96%) VMware
9 22 (9.52%) Active Directory
10 21 (9.09%) Finance
10 21 (9.09%) Data Centre
11 20 (8.66%) Office 365
12 19 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (7.79%) DevOps
13 18 (7.79%) CISM
14 17 (7.36%) Linux
14 17 (7.36%) E-Commerce
14 17 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (6.93%) Azure
15 16 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 15 (6.49%) Service Management
16 15 (6.49%) Migration
17 14 (6.06%) Python
17 14 (6.06%) SQL Server
17 14 (6.06%) Microservices
18 13 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
18 13 (5.63%) C#
18 13 (5.63%) NHS

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 6 (2.60%) Confluence
2 4 (1.73%) SAS
3 3 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.87%) Drupal
4 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.43%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.43%) nginx
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.43%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.30%) Figma
4 3 (1.30%) InVision
5 2 (0.87%) SPSS
6 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.43%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.30%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.87%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 34 (14.72%) AWS
2 20 (8.66%) Office 365
3 16 (6.93%) Azure
4 5 (2.16%) GCP
5 4 (1.73%) SaaS
6 3 (1.30%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.30%) Serverless
7 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.87%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.87%) IaaS
7 2 (0.87%) PaaS
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.43%) Datadog
8 1 (0.43%) G Suite
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.19%) DNS
2 4 (1.73%) Internet
2 4 (1.73%) SAN
2 4 (1.73%) WAN
3 3 (1.30%) Firewall
3 3 (1.30%) NAS
4 2 (0.87%) LAN
4 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.87%) VSAN
5 1 (0.43%) HTTP
5 1 (0.43%) NGN
5 1 (0.43%) SSH
5 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.43%) Wireless
5 1 (0.43%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (2.16%) Qlik Sense
4 4 (1.73%) Big Data
5 3 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.30%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.30%) Power BI
6 2 (0.87%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) MS Access
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (4.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.90%) Bitbucket
2 9 (3.90%) JIRA
3 8 (3.46%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.46%) Selenium
4 4 (1.73%) git-flow
5 3 (1.30%) Babel
5 3 (1.30%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.30%) JUnit
5 3 (1.30%) Maven
5 3 (1.30%) Mockito
5 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.30%) webpack
6 2 (0.87%) NUnit
6 2 (0.87%) ProC
6 2 (0.87%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.43%) Gradle
7 1 (0.43%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.43%) Zephyr
General
1 21 (9.09%) Finance
2 13 (5.63%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.46%) Banking
4 4 (1.73%) Billing
5 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.87%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (15.15%) Developer
2 24 (10.39%) Architect
2 24 (10.39%) Project Manager
3 23 (9.96%) Analyst
4 15 (6.49%) Consultant
4 15 (6.49%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 11 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (4.76%) Security Specialist
6 9 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (3.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (3.46%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 8 (3.46%) Security Consultant
8 7 (3.03%) Python Developer
8 7 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
9 6 (2.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (2.60%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (2.60%) Security Manager
9 6 (2.60%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.19%) .NET
1 12 (5.19%) CSS
1 12 (5.19%) HTML
2 11 (4.76%) SAML
2 11 (4.76%) Web Services
3 9 (3.90%) AngularJS
4 8 (3.46%) React
5 6 (2.60%) REST
5 6 (2.60%) Spring
6 5 (2.16%) Gherkin
6 5 (2.16%) pytest
6 5 (2.16%) Redux
6 5 (2.16%) SailPoint
7 4 (1.73%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.73%) Jest
7 4 (1.73%) jQuery
7 4 (1.73%) Node.js
8 3 (1.30%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.63%) NHS
3 12 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.16%) User Experience
4 5 (2.16%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.73%) CMDB
5 4 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.73%) PMI
5 4 (1.73%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.87%) Clustering
7 2 (0.87%) FMCG
8 1 (0.43%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.43%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.43%) EPoS
8 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.12%) Windows
2 17 (7.36%) Linux
3 10 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.73%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.30%) Android
5 3 (1.30%) Unix
6 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.87%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.87%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.43%) HPUX
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.43%) SUSE
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (7.79%) DevOps
5 17 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (7.36%) E-Commerce
6 16 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 15 (6.49%) Migration
7 15 (6.49%) Service Management
8 14 (6.06%) Microservices
9 13 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (5.19%) Information Security
10 12 (5.19%) Project Management
11 11 (4.76%) Privileged Access Management
11 11 (4.76%) Scrum
12 10 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (4.33%) Configuration Management
12 10 (4.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 10 (4.33%) SOA
12 10 (4.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (15.15%) SQL
2 30 (12.99%) Java
3 24 (10.39%) JavaScript
4 14 (6.06%) Python
5 13 (5.63%) C#
6 7 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.16%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.73%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.30%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.87%) C++
10 2 (0.87%) Java 8
10 2 (0.87%) PHP
10 2 (0.87%) Ruby
10 2 (0.87%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.87%) VB
11 1 (0.43%) C
11 1 (0.43%) ES6
11 1 (0.43%) VBA
11 1 (0.43%) X++
Qualifications
1 25 (10.82%) CISSP
2 18 (7.79%) CISM
3 12 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.76%) Degree
5 10 (4.33%) MCSE
6 4 (1.73%) CBAP
6 4 (1.73%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.43%) MCP
8 1 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 5 (2.16%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.16%) PMO
2 5 (2.16%) QA
3 4 (1.73%) SLA
4 2 (0.87%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.90%) Docker
3 4 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.87%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.87%) vSphere
5 1 (0.43%) Firmware
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.43%) NFS
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.43%) vCloud
5 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (4.76%) Terraform
2 10 (4.33%) Nagios
2 10 (4.33%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.33%) PingFederate
2 10 (4.33%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (3.46%) Ansible
3 8 (3.46%) Puppet
4 7 (3.03%) SCCM
5 4 (1.73%) Packer
6 3 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.87%) CASB
8 1 (0.43%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.43%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.43%) OpenView
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.43%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.96%) VMware
3 13 (5.63%) BeyondTrust
4 12 (5.19%) Oracle
5 11 (4.76%) McAfee
6 10 (4.33%) Ping Identity
7 8 (3.46%) Google
7 8 (3.46%) ServiceNow
8 7 (3.03%) 3PAR
9 6 (2.60%) BMC
10 5 (2.16%) SAP
10 5 (2.16%) Splunk
10 5 (2.16%) Tableau
11 4 (1.73%) Cisco
12 3 (1.30%) Adobe
12 3 (1.30%) HP
13 2 (0.87%) F5
13 2 (0.87%) Netskope
13 2 (0.87%) Remedy
13 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com