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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 16 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 8 7 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.67% 4.09% 8.29%
As % of the General category 10.26% 5.74% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 24
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£825 £500 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -6.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -
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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
78 122 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 65.00% 71.35% 78.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 82 216
Average daily rate £500 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £267 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Time Management
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) User Stories
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Use Case
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Legal
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Data Security
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Market Risk
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 2 (16.67%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) Content Management
5 2 (16.67%) Web Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 2 (16.67%) Adobe
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) WebTrends

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) WebTrends
1 2 (16.67%) SiteCatalyst
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Legal
4 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Business Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Production Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Director
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Time Management
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) User Stories
3 3 (25.00%) Use Case
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Data Security
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Content Management
4 2 (16.67%) Web Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe