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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
London / City of London
Rank 65 55 39
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs citing Retail 97 105 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.34% 3.50% 4.19%
As % of the General category 6.34% 6.25% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 88 157
Median daily rate £525 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £563 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £13.86
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%

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
1530 1680 2611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.61% 56.00% 51.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1198 1310 2054
Median daily rate £525 £510 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 18
Median hourly rate £21.75 £29.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.27% +65.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.16 £19.10 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £55.00 £25.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.69% +32.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 107 (39.93%) Finance
2 100 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (25.37%) Banking
4 50 (18.66%) Asset Management
5 48 (17.91%) Financial Institution
6 45 (16.79%) Fixed Income
6 45 (16.79%) Equities
7 43 (16.04%) SQL
8 42 (15.67%) Retail Banking
9 38 (14.18%) E-Commerce
10 36 (13.43%) Project Management
11 35 (13.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 32 (11.94%) Java
13 30 (11.19%) DevOps
14 29 (10.82%) JavaScript
15 28 (10.45%) HTML
15 28 (10.45%) SQL Server
16 27 (10.07%) CSS
16 27 (10.07%) Scrum
17 26 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
17 26 (9.70%) Microsoft
18 25 (9.33%) Analytics
19 23 (8.58%) User Experience
19 23 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
19 23 (8.58%) Degree
20 22 (8.21%) TDD
20 22 (8.21%) Big Data
21 21 (7.84%) Business Analysis
22 20 (7.46%) Windows
22 20 (7.46%) .NET

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (3.73%) SAS
2 8 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.61%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.61%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.87%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.49%) JBoss
5 4 (1.49%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.12%) CMS
6 3 (1.12%) Confluence
6 3 (1.12%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.37%) CICS
8 1 (0.37%) Drupal
8 1 (0.37%) IIS
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.99%) MS Office
3 5 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.49%) SPSS
5 3 (1.12%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (1.12%) MS Project
5 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.12%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.75%) InVision
7 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.37%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.37%) EViews
Business Applications
1 6 (2.24%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (1.87%) SAP Retail
3 3 (1.12%) Magento
4 2 (0.75%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.37%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.37%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.37%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.37%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.37%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.37%) Summit
5 1 (0.37%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.61%) IaaS
3 7 (2.61%) PaaS
4 5 (1.87%) Office 365
5 4 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.75%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.75%) SaaS
7 2 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.37%) Force.com
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.37%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.36%) Internet
1 9 (3.36%) Network Security
2 8 (2.99%) Firewall
2 8 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.24%) HTTP
3 6 (2.24%) Intranet
3 6 (2.24%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (1.87%) LAN
4 5 (1.87%) WAN
5 4 (1.49%) MPLS
5 4 (1.49%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.49%) Wireless
6 3 (1.12%) DNS
6 3 (1.12%) FTP
6 3 (1.12%) ISDN
6 3 (1.12%) Skype
6 3 (1.12%) VPN
7 2 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.37%) DHCP
8 1 (0.37%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.21%) Big Data
3 18 (6.72%) Hadoop
4 16 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (4.48%) MongoDB
6 11 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.36%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.36%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.61%) Couchbase
8 7 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.24%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.49%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (1.12%) BigTable
11 3 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.75%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.75%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 19 (7.09%) Jenkins
2 17 (6.34%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.22%) JIRA
4 11 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (3.36%) Mocha
5 9 (3.36%) Subversion
6 8 (2.99%) gulp
6 8 (2.99%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (2.99%) Maven
7 7 (2.61%) Bower
7 7 (2.61%) Protractor
7 7 (2.61%) Sinon.JS
7 7 (2.61%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.87%) Selenium
9 4 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (1.12%) Ant
10 3 (1.12%) Calabash
10 3 (1.12%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.12%) Hudson
10 3 (1.12%) Jasmine
General
1 107 (39.93%) Finance
2 68 (25.37%) Banking
3 48 (17.91%) Financial Institution
4 42 (15.67%) Retail Banking
5 20 (7.46%) Legal
6 11 (4.10%) Marketing
7 8 (2.99%) Advertising
8 5 (1.87%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.49%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.12%) French Language
11 2 (0.75%) Back Office
11 2 (0.75%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.75%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.75%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.37%) Billing
12 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.37%) Games
12 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.37%) Publishing
12 1 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (22.01%) Developer
2 56 (20.90%) Analyst
3 34 (12.69%) Architect
3 34 (12.69%) Project Manager
4 18 (6.72%) Business Analyst
5 15 (5.60%) Senior Manager
6 14 (5.22%) Data Architect
7 11 (4.10%) Angular Developer
7 11 (4.10%) Data Analyst
8 10 (3.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 10 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (3.36%) Consultant
9 9 (3.36%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (3.36%) IT Manager
9 9 (3.36%) Senior Project Manager
10 8 (2.99%) Java Developer
10 8 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (2.99%) Senior Developer
11 7 (2.61%) Agile Coach
11 7 (2.61%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.45%) HTML
2 27 (10.07%) CSS
3 20 (7.46%) .NET
4 19 (7.09%) HTML5
5 17 (6.34%) CSS3
6 16 (5.97%) Web Services
7 14 (5.22%) XML
8 13 (4.85%) AngularJS
8 13 (4.85%) RESTful
9 11 (4.10%) REST
9 11 (4.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (3.36%) Middleware
11 8 (2.99%) J2EE
12 7 (2.61%) Chai
12 7 (2.61%) Gherkin
12 7 (2.61%) jQuery
12 7 (2.61%) JSON
12 7 (2.61%) LINQ
12 7 (2.61%) SOAP
12 7 (2.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.79%) Equities
1 45 (16.79%) Fixed Income
2 23 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.58%) User Experience
3 18 (6.72%) Management Information System
4 17 (6.34%) Computer Science
5 15 (5.60%) Mathematics
6 10 (3.73%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.36%) Data Integration
8 8 (2.99%) Virtual Team
9 6 (2.24%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (2.24%) Statistics
10 5 (1.87%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.87%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.87%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.49%) EPoS
11 4 (1.49%) Fintech
11 4 (1.49%) iPhone
11 4 (1.49%) Online Banking
11 4 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.46%) Windows
2 17 (6.34%) Linux
3 12 (4.48%) Unix
4 3 (1.12%) Android
4 3 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.12%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.75%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (18.66%) Asset Management
3 38 (14.18%) E-Commerce
4 36 (13.43%) Project Management
5 35 (13.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (11.19%) DevOps
7 27 (10.07%) Scrum
8 26 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (9.33%) Analytics
10 22 (8.21%) TDD
11 21 (7.84%) Business Analysis
12 19 (7.09%) Information Security
13 18 (6.72%) Data Modelling
13 18 (6.72%) Service Design
13 18 (6.72%) Waterfall
14 15 (5.60%) Data Governance
14 15 (5.60%) Mentoring
14 15 (5.60%) Software Engineering
15 14 (5.22%) Kanban
16 12 (4.48%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 43 (16.04%) SQL
2 32 (11.94%) Java
3 29 (10.82%) JavaScript
4 18 (6.72%) Python
5 15 (5.60%) C#
6 12 (4.48%) Ruby
7 9 (3.36%) R
7 9 (3.36%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.99%) Perl
9 6 (2.24%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.87%) Go
11 4 (1.49%) VBA
12 3 (1.12%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.12%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.12%) Scala
13 2 (0.75%) C++
13 2 (0.75%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.75%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.75%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.37%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 23 (8.58%) Degree
2 8 (2.99%) CISSP
3 7 (2.61%) CISM
3 7 (2.61%) GIAC
4 6 (2.24%) CNA
4 6 (2.24%) GCIA
4 6 (2.24%) GCIH
4 6 (2.24%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (2.24%) Novell Certification
4 6 (2.24%) SANS
5 5 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.75%) PMP
7 1 (0.37%) APMG
7 1 (0.37%) CISA
7 1 (0.37%) IIBA
7 1 (0.37%) ISACA
7 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.36%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.87%) QA
3 4 (1.49%) MiFID
4 3 (1.12%) Basel III
5 2 (0.75%) AIFMD
5 2 (0.75%) EMIR
5 2 (0.75%) FATCA
6 1 (0.37%) GDPR
6 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.73%) Docker
3 4 (1.49%) HDFS
4 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.73%) Ansible
1 10 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (1.87%) Terraform
4 3 (1.12%) Packer
4 3 (1.12%) Puppet
5 2 (0.75%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.37%) Mesos
6 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (9.70%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.60%) Oracle
3 13 (4.85%) Adobe
4 9 (3.36%) Tableau
5 8 (2.99%) Cisco
5 8 (2.99%) hybris
5 8 (2.99%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (2.61%) SAP
7 6 (2.24%) Google
7 6 (2.24%) Splunk
7 6 (2.24%) Sun
8 4 (1.49%) Serena
8 4 (1.49%) VMware
9 3 (1.12%) ATG
9 3 (1.12%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.12%) IBM
9 3 (1.12%) Polycom
9 3 (1.12%) Sonus
10 2 (0.75%) Netezza
10 2 (0.75%) Varonis
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £475 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Talent International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago