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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 16 39 29
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Contract jobs citing Retail 6 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.31% 2.75% 5.44%
As % of the General category 7.06% 3.95% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 17
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£366 £300 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.08% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £283 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £380 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.17 £16.20 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-24.86% +1.25%
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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
85 152 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 75.22% 69.72% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 112 220
Average daily rate £450 £572 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.32% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -4.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) PMP
4 3 (33.33%) PMI Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) B2B
5 2 (22.22%) Intranet
5 2 (22.22%) MS Project
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Coaching
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) ITSM
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) Workflow
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Clustering
6 1 (11.11%) Information Security
6 1 (11.11%) Ajax
6 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
6 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
2 1 (11.11%) SPDY
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Project Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) CGI
1 1 (11.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) B2B
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) PMP
1 3 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP