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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 16 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing Retail 5 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.20% 7.17% 4.45%
As % of the General category 5.56% 9.71% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £381 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -19.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.89 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-49.49% +37.50%
General Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
90 206 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 75.63% 73.84% 69.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 165 160
Average daily rate £450 £541 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.85% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Retail
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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 30 July 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 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) MS Project
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) Retail Banking
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) PMP
4 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
4 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (27.27%) Middleware
4 3 (27.27%) BPR
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) B2B
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Clustering
6 1 (9.09%) Information Security
6 1 (9.09%) Legal
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Twitter

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Project
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SPDY
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Retail Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Project Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) Dojo
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Flash
2 1 (9.09%) CGI
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) BPR
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) B2B
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Dependency Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) PMP
1 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CISA
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Twitter
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft