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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 18 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Contract jobs citing Retail 4 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.17% 3.24% 2.60%
As % of the General category 5.97% 4.29% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£600 £475 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +23.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +44.18%
Retail
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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
67 140 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 69.79% 75.68% 79.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 100 181
Average daily rate £450 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 January 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (90.91%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) Legal
5 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) SCCM
6 2 (18.18%) Time Management
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) Intranet
6 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 2 (18.18%) Use Case
6 2 (18.18%) Market Risk
6 2 (18.18%) User Stories
6 2 (18.18%) Coaching
7 1 (9.09%) Middleware
7 1 (9.09%) SAP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Legal
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
2 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Use Case
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PMP
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) SAP