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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 28 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing Retail 3 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.59% 4.03% 7.38%
As % of the General category 2.21% 5.38% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 20
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£631 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.27% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £450 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £696 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £14.45 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+19.41% -35.80%
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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
136 93 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 71.96% 75.00% 73.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 38 177
Average daily rate £456 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £24.13 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.02% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 28 July 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Data Security
4 2 (20.00%) Front Office
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe
4 2 (20.00%) WebTrends
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Web Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Derivative
4 2 (20.00%) Market Risk
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Front Office
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Production Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Market Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Market Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Coach
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Derivative
1 2 (20.00%) Market Risk
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Equities
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
2 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Content Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Security
2 2 (20.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) EAM
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe