Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 65 51
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 221 143 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.45% 3.37% 3.83%
As % of the General category 16.74% 11.20% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 103 159
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £428 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.58% -2.29% +19.86%
10th Percentile £286 £236 £305
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% -40.21% -35.33%
England median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £14.13
% change year-on-year +5.17% +2.65% -19.29%

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 1,320 1,277 1,913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 26.56% 30.13% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 903 841 1,375
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £264 £275 £275
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 28
Yorkshire median hourly rate £29.00 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.23% -2.07% -27.50%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.73 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.20 £42.00 £42.35
England median hourly rate £26.93 £24.23 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.17% -3.10% +11.11%

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 July 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 22 July 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 +16 189 £425 -3.95% 67
South Yorkshire +11 24 £401 +98.15% 13
North Yorkshire -1 6 £140 -67.06% 27
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 88 (39.82%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (21.72%) Finance
3 44 (19.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (19.91%) Scrum
4 37 (16.74%) Oracle
5 33 (14.93%) Java
6 31 (14.03%) E-Commerce
7 27 (12.22%) Project Management
8 26 (11.76%) NHS
8 26 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
9 25 (11.31%) JavaScript
10 23 (10.41%) Microservices
11 22 (9.95%) PMO
11 22 (9.95%) ERP
11 22 (9.95%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (9.95%) Waterfall
12 21 (9.50%) C#
13 20 (9.05%) SQL
13 20 (9.05%) Banking
14 18 (8.14%) Manufacturing
15 17 (7.69%) .NET
15 17 (7.69%) Business Analysis
16 16 (7.24%) Big Data
16 16 (7.24%) Logistics
16 16 (7.24%) TDD
17 15 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (6.33%) IBM
18 14 (6.33%) Microsoft
18 14 (6.33%) Python

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 (4.52%) Anypoint
2 8 (3.62%) Apache
3 7 (3.17%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.81%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.36%) Alfresco
5 3 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.36%) Documentum
5 3 (1.36%) Drupal
5 3 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.36%) FileNet
5 3 (1.36%) Liferay
5 3 (1.36%) LiveCycle
5 3 (1.36%) LiveLink
5 3 (1.36%) nginx
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.36%) SAS
5 3 (1.36%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.90%) Confluence
6 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.26%) Oracle ERP
1 5 (2.26%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.90%) Actimize
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.45%) Infor CloudSuite
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.52%) Boomi
3 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.81%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (1.81%) Serverless
4 4 (1.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.36%) Office 365
6 2 (0.90%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.90%) SaaS
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.45%) GitHub
7 1 (0.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.71%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (2.26%) Firewall
2 5 (2.26%) LAN
2 5 (2.26%) MPLS
2 5 (2.26%) SMS
2 5 (2.26%) VPN
2 5 (2.26%) WAN
3 4 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (1.81%) SAN
4 3 (1.36%) Cisco Firepower
4 3 (1.36%) IPsec
4 3 (1.36%) OSPF
5 2 (0.90%) ATM
5 2 (0.90%) BGP
5 2 (0.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (0.90%) FTP
5 2 (0.90%) Internet
5 2 (0.90%) NaaS
5 2 (0.90%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.90%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.95%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (7.24%) Big Data
3 10 (4.52%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.62%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.71%) MySQL
6 5 (2.26%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.26%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.26%) Riak
7 4 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.81%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.36%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.36%) SQLite
9 2 (0.90%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.90%) NewSQL
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.90%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.90%) Redis
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (6.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.07%) Subversion
3 5 (2.26%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.26%) JIRA
3 5 (2.26%) Mercurial
4 4 (1.81%) Selenium
4 4 (1.81%) SpecFlow
4 4 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.36%) Ant
5 3 (1.36%) Xcode
6 2 (0.90%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.90%) JUnit
6 2 (0.90%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.90%) Maven
6 2 (0.90%) Mockito
6 2 (0.90%) TestComplete
6 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.45%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.45%) Mocha
General
1 48 (21.72%) Finance
2 20 (9.05%) Banking
3 18 (8.14%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.07%) Marketing
5 8 (3.62%) Retail Banking
5 8 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.36%) Publishing
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (22.62%) Developer
2 44 (19.91%) Analyst
3 34 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 32 (14.48%) Business Analyst
5 15 (6.79%) Architect
6 12 (5.43%) Consultant
7 10 (4.52%) .NET Developer
7 10 (4.52%) Java Developer
7 10 (4.52%) Retail Business Analyst
8 9 (4.07%) Python Developer
9 7 (3.17%) Agile Business Analyst
9 7 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.17%) Test Manager
10 6 (2.71%) AWS Architect
10 6 (2.71%) Big Data Developer
10 6 (2.71%) C# Developer
10 6 (2.71%) Contracts Manager
10 6 (2.71%) ERP Manager
11 5 (2.26%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (2.26%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.69%) .NET
2 13 (5.88%) Java EE
2 13 (5.88%) Web Services
3 12 (5.43%) CSS
3 12 (5.43%) jQuery
4 11 (4.98%) HTML
4 11 (4.98%) XML
5 10 (4.52%) Java SE
5 10 (4.52%) SOAP
6 9 (4.07%) JSON
7 8 (3.62%) Spring
8 7 (3.17%) HTML5
8 7 (3.17%) REST
8 7 (3.17%) RESTful
9 6 (2.71%) CSS3
9 6 (2.71%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (2.71%) WCF
9 6 (2.71%) WPF
10 5 (2.26%) Classic ASP
10 5 (2.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.76%) NHS
2 15 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.62%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.17%) User Experience
6 6 (2.71%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.26%) EPoS
7 5 (2.26%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.36%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.36%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.90%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.90%) FMCG
10 2 (0.90%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.90%) Replication
10 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.45%) AS400
11 1 (0.45%) Clustering
11 1 (0.45%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.88%) Windows
2 7 (3.17%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.71%) Android
3 6 (2.71%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.26%) Linux
5 4 (1.81%) Unix
6 3 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.45%) HPUX
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (39.82%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (19.91%) Scrum
2 44 (19.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (14.03%) E-Commerce
4 27 (12.22%) Project Management
5 23 (10.41%) Microservices
6 22 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (9.95%) ERP
6 22 (9.95%) Waterfall
7 17 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 16 (7.24%) Logistics
8 16 (7.24%) TDD
9 14 (6.33%) Migration
10 13 (5.88%) BDD
10 13 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (5.88%) SOA
11 12 (5.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (4.98%) DevOps
12 11 (4.98%) SDLC
12 11 (4.98%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 33 (14.93%) Java
2 25 (11.31%) JavaScript
3 21 (9.50%) C#
4 20 (9.05%) SQL
5 14 (6.33%) Python
6 5 (2.26%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.26%) VB
7 4 (1.81%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.81%) Scala
8 3 (1.36%) C++
8 3 (1.36%) ES6
8 3 (1.36%) Groovy
8 3 (1.36%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.90%) PHP
10 1 (0.45%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.45%) Java 8
10 1 (0.45%) Ruby
10 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (2.26%) Degree
2 4 (1.81%) CISM
2 4 (1.81%) CISSP
2 4 (1.81%) ISEB
3 3 (1.36%) CCNA
3 3 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.90%) MCSA
4 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.45%) APMP
5 1 (0.45%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.45%) CCNP
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.45%) MCSE
5 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.45%) VCP5
5 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.95%) PMO
2 10 (4.52%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.71%) QA
4 5 (2.26%) GDPR
4 5 (2.26%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.90%) PSD2
6 2 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (5.43%) Docker
2 7 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.36%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.90%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.45%) KVM
5 1 (0.45%) Varnish
5 1 (0.45%) vSphere
5 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (2.71%) Terraform
2 5 (2.26%) Ansible
2 5 (2.26%) Puppet
3 4 (1.81%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.90%) Grafana
4 2 (0.90%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (0.90%) Kibana
4 2 (0.90%) SCCM
4 2 (0.90%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.90%) WSUS
5 1 (0.45%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.45%) Nessus
5 1 (0.45%) Oozie
5 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 37 (16.74%) Oracle
2 14 (6.33%) IBM
2 14 (6.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.52%) Apigee
3 10 (4.52%) Dell
3 10 (4.52%) Informatica
3 10 (4.52%) Software AG
3 10 (4.52%) TIBCO
4 9 (4.07%) VMware
5 7 (3.17%) Cisco
5 7 (3.17%) MuleSoft
6 5 (2.26%) Splunk
7 4 (1.81%) Adobe
8 3 (1.36%) F5
8 3 (1.36%) FatWire
8 3 (1.36%) Interwoven
8 3 (1.36%) OpenText
8 3 (1.36%) Sencha
8 3 (1.36%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.36%) Vignette