The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Canary Wharf region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 18 18 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 +25
Contract jobs citing Retail 6 34 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.90% 9.60% 1.77%
As % of the General category 5.61% 12.01% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 30 4
Average daily rate £500 £550 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £386
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
107 283 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 69.48% 79.94% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 231 177
Average daily rate £500 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £371 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £28.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.11% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Retail
London

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 18 April 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) MS Project
2 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (46.15%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (46.15%) Middleware
2 6 (46.15%) BPR
2 6 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Retail Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) HTTP
5 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
5 1 (7.69%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) PMP
5 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.69%) IIS
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) Migration

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (46.15%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Project
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Retail Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Business Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Business Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) Dojo
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) BPR
1 6 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PMP
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter