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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 42 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing Retail 243 281 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.17% 4.80% 4.50%
As % of the General category 7.85% 9.50% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 207 263
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £320 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £606 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.70 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -50.20%
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
3097 2957 4162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.13% 50.52% 57.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2407 2220 3115
Average daily rate £500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 77
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.25 £20.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £11.05 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.37 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -5.04%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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.

1 179 (36.02%) Banking
2 144 (28.97%) Finance
3 118 (23.74%) Retail Banking
4 109 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (15.90%) E-Commerce
6 68 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 66 (13.28%) SQL
8 55 (11.07%) Microsoft
9 54 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
10 53 (10.66%) Project Management
11 48 (9.66%) SQL Server
12 46 (9.26%) Java
13 44 (8.85%) Oracle
14 43 (8.65%) Data Warehouse
15 37 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
16 36 (7.24%) WebSphere
17 33 (6.64%) C#
17 33 (6.64%) HTML
17 33 (6.64%) Scrum
18 32 (6.44%) .NET
19 31 (6.24%) Marketing
20 30 (6.04%) User Experience
21 28 (5.63%) JavaScript
22 27 (5.43%) Business Analysis
23 26 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 26 (5.23%) Migration
23 26 (5.23%) CSS
23 26 (5.23%) Windows
23 26 (5.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 25 (5.03%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 36 (7.24%) WebSphere
2 12 (2.41%) CMS
3 11 (2.21%) SAS
4 10 (2.01%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (1.41%) JBoss
6 6 (1.21%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.01%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.80%) IIS
8 4 (0.80%) Commerce Server
8 4 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.60%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.60%) Node.js
10 2 (0.40%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.40%) Kentico
10 2 (0.40%) Lync
10 2 (0.40%) Liferay
Applications
1 25 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.62%) MS Office
3 12 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.81%) Photoshop
5 8 (1.61%) MS Project
6 7 (1.41%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (1.01%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.80%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.20%) InDesign
11 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.21%) Oracle Retail
2 8 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.60%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.40%) SAP WM
6 2 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.40%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.40%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.40%) Magento
7 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.20%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.20%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.01%) Office 365
2 4 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) SaaS
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.01%) Intranet
1 5 (1.01%) Internet
2 4 (0.80%) Firewall
2 4 (0.80%) WAN
2 4 (0.80%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.80%) DNS
3 3 (0.60%) DHCP
3 3 (0.60%) LAN
4 2 (0.40%) LDAP
4 2 (0.40%) HTTP
4 2 (0.40%) BIG-IP
4 2 (0.40%) SAN
5 1 (0.20%) Extranet
5 1 (0.20%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.20%) Network Security
5 1 (0.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.20%) Skype
5 1 (0.20%) SSL
5 1 (0.20%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.65%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (5.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 21 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (2.41%) OLAP
7 12 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (2.01%) Big Data
9 9 (1.81%) ProClarity
10 5 (1.01%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Power View
11 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.80%) DB2
11 4 (0.80%) MS Access
12 3 (0.60%) MySQL
12 3 (0.60%) Base SAS
12 3 (0.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (0.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.01%) TeamCity
3 5 (1.01%) JIRA
3 5 (1.01%) Selenium
4 4 (0.80%) Maven
4 4 (0.80%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.60%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.60%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.40%) JUnit
6 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.40%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.20%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.20%) Grunt
7 1 (0.20%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.20%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.20%) gulp
7 1 (0.20%) VisualAge
7 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 179 (36.02%) Banking
2 144 (28.97%) Finance
3 118 (23.74%) Retail Banking
4 31 (6.24%) Marketing
5 20 (4.02%) Legal
6 13 (2.62%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.41%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.61%) Front Office
9 7 (1.41%) Advertising
10 6 (1.21%) Back Office
11 5 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.40%) Law
13 2 (0.40%) Games
13 2 (0.40%) Billing
14 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Publishing
14 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 122 (24.55%) Analyst
2 108 (21.73%) Developer
3 72 (14.49%) Business Analyst
4 50 (10.06%) Project Manager
5 35 (7.04%) Architect
6 26 (5.23%) Consultant
7 17 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (3.22%) Senior Developer
8 16 (3.22%) SQL Developer
9 15 (3.02%) Designer
10 14 (2.82%) Java Developer
11 13 (2.62%) .NET Developer
11 13 (2.62%) WebSphere Developer
12 12 (2.41%) Data Analyst
12 12 (2.41%) Test Manager
13 11 (2.21%) Banking Business Analyst
14 10 (2.01%) Programme Manager
14 10 (2.01%) Support Analyst
14 10 (2.01%) Senior Analyst
15 9 (1.81%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.64%) HTML
2 32 (6.44%) .NET
3 26 (5.23%) CSS
4 23 (4.63%) XML
5 16 (3.22%) SOAP
5 16 (3.22%) Web Services
6 14 (2.82%) REST
6 14 (2.82%) AngularJS
7 12 (2.41%) ASP.NET
8 11 (2.21%) JSON
8 11 (2.21%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 10 (2.01%) HTML5
9 10 (2.01%) Spring
10 9 (1.81%) J2EE
11 8 (1.61%) JSP
11 8 (1.61%) Middleware
11 8 (1.61%) Hibernate
12 7 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (1.21%) RESTful
13 6 (1.21%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.04%) User Experience
3 20 (4.02%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (1.41%) Credit Risk
5 7 (1.41%) EPoS
5 7 (1.41%) Online Banking
6 6 (1.21%) Psychology
7 5 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.01%) Equities
8 4 (0.80%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.80%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.60%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.60%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.60%) FMCG
9 3 (0.60%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.60%) PMI
9 3 (0.60%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.60%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.40%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.23%) Windows
2 20 (4.02%) UNIX
3 14 (2.82%) Linux
4 13 (2.62%) Android
5 11 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.20%) zOS
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (15.90%) E-Commerce
3 68 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 54 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
5 53 (10.66%) Project Management
6 33 (6.64%) Scrum
7 27 (5.43%) Business Analysis
8 26 (5.23%) Migration
9 25 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (4.43%) Analytics
11 21 (4.23%) TDD
12 17 (3.42%) ETL
13 15 (3.02%) Change Management
13 15 (3.02%) ITIL
13 15 (3.02%) PRINCE2
13 15 (3.02%) Data Analysis
13 15 (3.02%) Waterfall
13 15 (3.02%) BDD
14 14 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (2.82%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 66 (13.28%) SQL
2 46 (9.26%) Java
3 33 (6.64%) C#
4 28 (5.63%) JavaScript
5 22 (4.43%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.41%) PL/SQL
6 7 (1.41%) Objective-C
7 6 (1.21%) XPath
7 6 (1.21%) VBA
8 5 (1.01%) C
8 5 (1.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (0.80%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.60%) C++
10 3 (0.60%) Perl
10 3 (0.60%) PHP
11 2 (0.40%) COBOL
11 2 (0.40%) VB
11 2 (0.40%) X++
11 2 (0.40%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 17 (3.42%) Degree
2 7 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (0.80%) ISEB
4 4 (0.80%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.80%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.60%) APMP
5 3 (0.60%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.40%) MBA
7 1 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.20%) MCITP
7 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.20%) PMP
7 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.20%) MCSE
7 1 (0.20%) MCSA
7 1 (0.20%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.01%) QA
2 6 (1.21%) Basel III
2 6 (1.21%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.80%) EMIR
3 4 (0.80%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.60%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.40%) vSphere
3 1 (0.20%) Docker
3 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (0.60%) Puppet
2 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.40%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.20%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.20%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (0.20%) SCCM
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.20%) Nagios
3 1 (0.20%) Jitterbit
3 1 (0.20%) DBAmp
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 55 (11.07%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.85%) Oracle
3 25 (5.03%) IBM
4 17 (3.42%) Adobe
5 15 (3.02%) SAP
6 13 (2.62%) Cognos
7 9 (1.81%) VMware
7 9 (1.81%) hybris
8 6 (1.21%) ATG
9 4 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.80%) webMethods
9 4 (0.80%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.80%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.80%) Teradata
9 4 (0.80%) Demandware
10 3 (0.60%) Tableau
10 3 (0.60%) RedPrairie
10 3 (0.60%) FatWire
10 3 (0.60%) Cisco
10 3 (0.60%) Software AG
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per annum
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Lorien Resourcing
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Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £325 per hour
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £225 per day
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Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Real Staffing
Rate: £220 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + competitive
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JM
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £375 - £415 per day
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Venturi
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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PwC
Rate: PwC is open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate
Posted: 9 days ago
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PwC
Rate: PwC is open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate
Posted: 9 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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