Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 53 72
Rank change year-on-year +17 +19 -17
Contract jobs citing Retail 246 168 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.97% 3.83% 3.15%
As % of the General category 17.83% 12.72% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 148 139
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +10.73%
10th Percentile £281 £130 £105
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - -
England median hourly rate £13.50 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -19.40% +11.67% -6.25%

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 1,380 1,321 1,672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 27.87% 30.11% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 916 1,144
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +4.23%
10th Percentile £269 £261 £264
90th Percentile £550 £575 £550
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 35 36
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.14% +20.69% -4.57%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.80 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.25 £27.00 £35.98
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.31 £24.44
% change year-on-year -5.18% +3.56% +0.87%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +18 216 £425 +6.25% 81
South Yorkshire +5 19 £298 +25.26% 17
North Yorkshire -3 4 £406 +190.18% 10
East Yorkshire 0 3 £150 +7.14% 4
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 79 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (14.63%) Finance
4 33 (13.41%) Java
5 30 (12.20%) Scrum
6 28 (11.38%) E-Commerce
7 27 (10.98%) Waterfall
8 25 (10.16%) SQL
8 25 (10.16%) Oracle
9 21 (8.54%) Project Management
9 21 (8.54%) Microsoft
10 20 (8.13%) Windows
10 20 (8.13%) Manufacturing
10 20 (8.13%) Business Analysis
11 19 (7.72%) SOA
11 19 (7.72%) Cisco
11 19 (7.72%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (6.50%) ERP
12 16 (6.50%) .NET
12 16 (6.50%) JavaScript
13 15 (6.10%) C#
13 15 (6.10%) CSS
13 15 (6.10%) XML
13 15 (6.10%) Firewall
14 14 (5.69%) ITIL
14 14 (5.69%) HTML
14 14 (5.69%) IBM
14 14 (5.69%) Microservices
14 14 (5.69%) Windows Server
15 13 (5.28%) Business Intelligence

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 8 (3.25%) Anypoint
2 5 (2.03%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.63%) Confluence
3 4 (1.63%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.22%) Alfresco
4 3 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.22%) Documentum
4 3 (1.22%) Drupal
4 3 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.22%) FileNet
4 3 (1.22%) Liferay
4 3 (1.22%) LiveCycle
4 3 (1.22%) LiveLink
4 3 (1.22%) nginx
4 3 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.22%) SAS
5 2 (0.81%) Apache
5 2 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (2.03%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (2.03%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (1.22%) Magento
3 3 (1.22%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.22%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.81%) Epicor Tropos
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.41%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.41%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (4.47%) Office 365
2 8 (3.25%) Apigee
2 8 (3.25%) Boomi
3 5 (2.03%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (2.03%) SaaS
3 5 (2.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (1.63%) IaaS
5 2 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.81%) Serverless
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.41%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.10%) Firewall
2 9 (3.66%) DNS
2 9 (3.66%) WAN
2 9 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (3.25%) LAN
4 7 (2.85%) VoIP
4 7 (2.85%) VPN
5 6 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (2.44%) Wireless
6 5 (2.03%) Internet
6 5 (2.03%) WLAN
7 4 (1.63%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (1.63%) Intranet
7 4 (1.63%) SAN
8 3 (1.22%) DHCP
8 3 (1.22%) IPsec
8 3 (1.22%) MPLS
8 3 (1.22%) SMS
9 2 (0.81%) FTP
9 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (4.47%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.22%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.22%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.22%) QlikView
4 3 (1.22%) Redis
4 3 (1.22%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (1.22%) SQLite
5 2 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.81%) Big Data
5 2 (0.81%) CouchDB
5 2 (0.81%) GIS
5 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (5.28%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.25%) Subversion
3 7 (2.85%) JIRA
4 6 (2.44%) Selenium
5 5 (2.03%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.63%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.63%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.63%) JUnit
6 4 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.22%) Ant
7 3 (1.22%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.22%) Xcode
8 2 (0.81%) JMeter
8 2 (0.81%) webpack
9 1 (0.41%) Babel
9 1 (0.41%) ERwin
9 1 (0.41%) git-flow
9 1 (0.41%) PostCSS
9 1 (0.41%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (14.63%) Finance
2 20 (8.13%) Manufacturing
3 12 (4.88%) Marketing
4 9 (3.66%) Banking
5 8 (3.25%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.22%) Publishing
7 2 (0.81%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) Retail Finance
8 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (25.61%) Analyst
2 45 (18.29%) Developer
3 44 (17.89%) Business Analyst
4 33 (13.41%) Project Manager
5 18 (7.32%) Consultant
6 17 (6.91%) Architect
7 13 (5.28%) Retail Business Analyst
8 10 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (3.66%) Network Engineer
9 9 (3.66%) Security Consultant
10 8 (3.25%) IT Consultant
10 8 (3.25%) IT Security Consultant
10 8 (3.25%) Java Developer
11 6 (2.44%) .NET Developer
11 6 (2.44%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (2.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (2.44%) Senior Manager
11 6 (2.44%) SQL Developer
11 6 (2.44%) Test Manager
11 6 (2.44%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.50%) .NET
2 15 (6.10%) CSS
2 15 (6.10%) XML
3 14 (5.69%) HTML
4 11 (4.47%) Java EE
4 11 (4.47%) jQuery
4 11 (4.47%) SOAP
5 10 (4.07%) JSON
6 8 (3.25%) Java SE
7 7 (2.85%) React
7 7 (2.85%) Spring
8 6 (2.44%) HTML5
8 6 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (2.44%) XHTML
9 5 (2.03%) Middleware
9 5 (2.03%) REST
9 5 (2.03%) RESTful
10 4 (1.63%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.63%) Sass
10 4 (1.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
1 12 (4.88%) NHS
2 11 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.66%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.03%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.63%) EPoS
6 4 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.22%) User Experience
8 2 (0.81%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.81%) CMDB
8 2 (0.81%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.81%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.41%) FMCG
9 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.41%) Replication
9 1 (0.41%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.13%) Windows
2 14 (5.69%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.85%) Linux
3 7 (2.85%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.44%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.63%) Android
6 4 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.63%) Unix
7 3 (1.22%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.41%) HPUX
8 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (12.20%) Scrum
4 28 (11.38%) E-Commerce
5 27 (10.98%) Waterfall
6 21 (8.54%) Project Management
7 20 (8.13%) Business Analysis
8 19 (7.72%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (7.72%) SOA
9 16 (6.50%) ERP
10 14 (5.69%) ITIL
10 14 (5.69%) Microservices
11 13 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (5.28%) Information Security
12 12 (4.88%) Logistics
12 12 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 11 (4.47%) Migration
13 11 (4.47%) TDD
13 11 (4.47%) User Stories
14 9 (3.66%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (13.41%) Java
2 25 (10.16%) SQL
3 16 (6.50%) JavaScript
4 15 (6.10%) C#
5 9 (3.66%) Python
6 5 (2.03%) PHP
7 4 (1.63%) C
7 4 (1.63%) C++
7 4 (1.63%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.63%) Scala
8 3 (1.22%) Groovy
8 3 (1.22%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.22%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.81%) VB
10 1 (0.41%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.41%) ES6
10 1 (0.41%) Ruby
10 1 (0.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (2.85%) CCNA
1 7 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (2.44%) CISM
2 6 (2.44%) CISSP
2 6 (2.44%) Degree
3 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.81%) APMP
4 2 (0.81%) IIBA
4 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.81%) MCSA
5 1 (0.41%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.41%) CCNP
5 1 (0.41%) MCSE
5 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.41%) VCP5
5 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.47%) PMO
2 8 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 8 (3.25%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.22%) QA
4 1 (0.41%) GDPR
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.44%) Docker
2 6 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.22%) BitLocker
3 3 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.44%) Terraform
2 5 (2.03%) SCCM
3 4 (1.63%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.22%) Ansible
4 3 (1.22%) Aspera SmartTrack
4 3 (1.22%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.81%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.81%) Grafana
5 2 (0.81%) Kibana
5 2 (0.81%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.81%) WSUS
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (10.16%) Oracle
2 21 (8.54%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.72%) Cisco
4 14 (5.69%) IBM
5 12 (4.88%) SAP
6 9 (3.66%) TIBCO
7 8 (3.25%) Dell
7 8 (3.25%) Informatica
7 8 (3.25%) Software AG
7 8 (3.25%) VMware
8 6 (2.44%) Fortinet
8 6 (2.44%) hybris
8 6 (2.44%) MuleSoft
9 5 (2.03%) F5
9 5 (2.03%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.03%) Remedy
10 3 (1.22%) Ariba
10 3 (1.22%) Interwoven
10 3 (1.22%) JDA
10 3 (1.22%) McAfee