The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 36 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Retail 253 290 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.62% 4.63% 4.10%
As % of the General category 8.80% 8.70% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 215 202
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £289 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £640 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.36 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.12% +81.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £17.67 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £43.05 £17.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +33.33%
Retail
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2876 3334 3619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.49% 53.28% 56.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2232 2494 2759
Average daily rate £475 £486 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.26% +2.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 47
Average hourly rate £19.72 £21.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £47.50 £39.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the City of London region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the City of London region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 173 (36.89%) Banking
2 151 (32.20%) Finance
3 132 (28.14%) Retail Banking
4 90 (19.19%) E-Commerce
5 84 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 51 (10.87%) Project Management
8 49 (10.45%) SQL
9 44 (9.38%) Java
10 42 (8.96%) Oracle
10 42 (8.96%) Microsoft
11 40 (8.53%) User Experience
12 38 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
13 33 (7.04%) Business Analysis
14 31 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
15 30 (6.40%) HTML
15 30 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
15 30 (6.40%) User Acceptance Testing
16 28 (5.97%) MS Excel
17 26 (5.54%) C#
17 26 (5.54%) .NET
18 25 (5.33%) SQL Server
18 25 (5.33%) Marketing
19 23 (4.90%) WebSphere
19 23 (4.90%) JavaScript
19 23 (4.90%) Windows
20 22 (4.69%) Migration
21 21 (4.48%) CSS
22 20 (4.26%) MS Office
22 20 (4.26%) Degree

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 23 (4.90%) WebSphere
2 17 (3.62%) CMS
3 8 (1.71%) SAS
4 7 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (1.49%) IIS
5 5 (1.07%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.64%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (0.64%) EPiServer CMS
6 3 (0.64%) Node.js
6 3 (0.64%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.64%) Commerce Server
6 3 (0.64%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.64%) JBoss
6 3 (0.64%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.43%) Drupal
7 2 (0.43%) Liferay
7 2 (0.43%) Magnolia
7 2 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.26%) MS Office
3 10 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.71%) Photoshop
5 7 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (1.49%) MS Project
6 6 (1.28%) Fireworks
6 6 (1.28%) MS Visio
7 5 (1.07%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.07%) Oracle Retail
3 5 (1.07%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.43%) Magento
6 2 (0.43%) Eikon
7 1 (0.21%) Shopify
7 1 (0.21%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.21%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.64%) Force.com
3 3 (0.64%) SaaS
3 3 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.43%) Office 365
5 1 (0.21%) IaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.21%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.49%) Network Security
2 6 (1.28%) Internet
2 6 (1.28%) FTP
3 5 (1.07%) DNS
4 4 (0.85%) DHCP
4 4 (0.85%) Firewall
5 3 (0.64%) HTTP
5 3 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.43%) ATM
6 2 (0.43%) LAN
6 2 (0.43%) WAN
6 2 (0.43%) Extranet
6 2 (0.43%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.21%) Skype
7 1 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.21%) OSPF
7 1 (0.21%) BGP
7 1 (0.21%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.21%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (5.33%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.92%) OLAP
6 8 (1.71%) Big Data
7 7 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Power View
10 4 (0.85%) MySQL
10 4 (0.85%) MS Access
10 4 (0.85%) Base SAS
10 4 (0.85%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.64%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (0.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 3 (0.64%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.64%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.43%) DB2
12 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (2.35%) Selenium
2 7 (1.49%) JIRA
3 5 (1.07%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.07%) Maven
4 4 (0.85%) JUnit
4 4 (0.85%) Axure RP
4 4 (0.85%) TeamCity
4 4 (0.85%) WebDriver
5 3 (0.64%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.43%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.43%) JMeter
6 2 (0.43%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.43%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.21%) Gradle
7 1 (0.21%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.21%) MSTest
General
1 173 (36.89%) Banking
2 151 (32.20%) Finance
3 132 (28.14%) Retail Banking
4 25 (5.33%) Marketing
5 13 (2.77%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.92%) Back Office
7 9 (1.92%) Legal
7 9 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.49%) Front Office
9 6 (1.28%) Advertising
9 6 (1.28%) Games
10 5 (1.07%) French Language
10 5 (1.07%) German Language
11 4 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.85%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.64%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.43%) Publishing
13 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 128 (27.29%) Analyst
2 95 (20.26%) Developer
3 70 (14.93%) Business Analyst
4 44 (9.38%) Architect
5 43 (9.17%) Project Manager
6 20 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (4.05%) Consultant
8 17 (3.62%) Designer
9 14 (2.99%) Senior Developer
10 12 (2.56%) Data Analyst
10 12 (2.56%) WebSphere Developer
11 11 (2.35%) UX Designer
11 11 (2.35%) Java Developer
11 11 (2.35%) Tester
11 11 (2.35%) Programme Manager
12 10 (2.13%) Technical Architect
12 10 (2.13%) Test Analyst
13 9 (1.92%) User Experience Researcher
14 8 (1.71%) Senior Analyst
14 8 (1.71%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.40%) HTML
2 26 (5.54%) .NET
3 21 (4.48%) CSS
4 11 (2.35%) HTML5
4 11 (2.35%) XML
4 11 (2.35%) ASP.NET
5 10 (2.13%) J2EE
5 10 (2.13%) AngularJS
6 9 (1.92%) Web Services
7 7 (1.49%) RESTful
7 7 (1.49%) JSON
7 7 (1.49%) Middleware
8 6 (1.28%) SOAP
8 6 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (1.28%) Spring
8 6 (1.28%) jQuery
8 6 (1.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 6 (1.28%) MDX
9 5 (1.07%) CSS3
10 4 (0.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.53%) User Experience
2 38 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.71%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (1.49%) Psychology
5 7 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.28%) SWIFT
6 6 (1.28%) iPhone
7 5 (1.07%) Market Risk
7 5 (1.07%) FMCG
7 5 (1.07%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.85%) PMI
8 4 (0.85%) Credit Risk
8 4 (0.85%) Copywriting
8 4 (0.85%) Online Banking
8 4 (0.85%) Open Source
9 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.64%) iSeries
9 3 (0.64%) Social Media
9 3 (0.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.90%) Windows
2 20 (4.26%) Apple iOS
3 17 (3.62%) Android
4 13 (2.77%) Linux
5 6 (1.28%) UNIX
6 5 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.07%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.85%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.21%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.21%) AIX
10 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (19.19%) E-Commerce
2 84 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (10.87%) Project Management
5 33 (7.04%) Business Analysis
6 30 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (6.40%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (4.69%) Migration
8 19 (4.05%) Waterfall
8 19 (4.05%) Analytics
9 16 (3.41%) Data Modelling
9 16 (3.41%) Scrum
9 16 (3.41%) Data Management
10 15 (3.20%) TDD
10 15 (3.20%) ITIL
11 14 (2.99%) PRINCE2
11 14 (2.99%) Change Management
11 14 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (2.77%) Workflow
13 12 (2.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 49 (10.45%) SQL
2 44 (9.38%) Java
3 26 (5.54%) C#
4 23 (4.90%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.41%) T-SQL
6 8 (1.71%) VBA
7 5 (1.07%) C
8 4 (0.85%) Perl
8 4 (0.85%) PHP
8 4 (0.85%) Objective-C
8 4 (0.85%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (0.64%) VBScript
9 3 (0.64%) VB
10 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.43%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.43%) C++
10 2 (0.43%) COBOL
10 2 (0.43%) Python
10 2 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (4.26%) Degree
2 5 (1.07%) ISEB
3 4 (0.85%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.64%) MCT
5 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.43%) MBA
6 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.21%) ACCA
6 1 (0.21%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.71%) QA
2 7 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.64%) SLA
4 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.43%) Basel III
5 1 (0.21%) FATCA
5 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (2.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.43%) vSphere
3 1 (0.21%) vCloud
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.21%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (1.28%) Nessus
2 5 (1.07%) SCCM
3 4 (0.85%) SCOM
3 4 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.43%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.21%) Jitterbit
5 1 (0.21%) DBAmp
5 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.21%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.21%) Puppet
5 1 (0.21%) WMI
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.21%) Nagios
5 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 42 (8.96%) Oracle
1 42 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.62%) IBM
2 17 (3.62%) Adobe
3 15 (3.20%) ATG
4 11 (2.35%) SAP
5 9 (1.92%) hybris
6 7 (1.49%) Demandware
6 7 (1.49%) Teradata
7 6 (1.28%) Business Objects
7 6 (1.28%) Qualys
7 6 (1.28%) Splunk
8 4 (0.85%) Citrix
8 4 (0.85%) Cisco
8 4 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.85%) Apple
8 4 (0.85%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.85%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.64%) Tableau
9 3 (0.64%) F5
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £10.00 - £414.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Profile 29 Limited
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Modis
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £10.00 - £413.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Posted: 13 days ago