The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 7 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 17 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 13.93% 4.00% 5.95%
As % of the General category 18.68% 5.80% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 2
Average daily rate £500 £600 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £420 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £780 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £26.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +77.05%
Retail
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

General Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
91 69 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 74.59% 69.00% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 56 88
Average daily rate £500 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £593 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Canary Wharf region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 11 (47.83%) Marketing
3 10 (43.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (34.78%) Banking
5 5 (21.74%) CRM
5 5 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (21.74%) SaaS
5 5 (21.74%) Analytics
6 4 (17.39%) Retail Banking
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
7 3 (13.04%) Data Management
7 3 (13.04%) Google
7 3 (13.04%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Service Management
7 3 (13.04%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Adobe
7 3 (13.04%) Social Media
7 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
7 3 (13.04%) New Relic
7 3 (13.04%) Infographics
7 3 (13.04%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) Splunk
7 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Google Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (8.70%) Stress Testing
8 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
8 2 (8.70%) PCI QSA
8 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) SAS
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) SaaS
2 3 (13.04%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (13.04%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) QlikView
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
1 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 11 (47.83%) Marketing
3 8 (34.78%) Banking
4 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
4 4 (17.39%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Front Office
5 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Applications Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Social Media Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Strategy Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Web Analytics Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Web Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Data Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Payments Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Retail Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) SAS Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Swing
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
1 3 (13.04%) Social Media
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Derivative
3 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.35%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (21.74%) Analytics
2 5 (21.74%) CRM
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Data Management
4 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (13.04%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Infographics
4 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) B2B
5 2 (8.70%) B2C
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Data Governance
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.70%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) C++
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) Korn
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (4.35%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Adobe
1 3 (13.04%) Google
1 3 (13.04%) New Relic
1 3 (13.04%) Splunk