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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 42 39 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing Retail 216 279 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.25% 4.72% 5.73%
As % of the General category 8.16% 8.43% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 214 270
Average daily rate
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£460 £428 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £290 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +47.61%
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
2648 3311 3189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.16% 55.99% 56.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2063 2492 2475
Average daily rate £475 £500 £471
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 49 49
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.30 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £42.50 £52.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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.

1 152 (32.27%) Banking
2 128 (27.18%) Finance
3 111 (23.57%) Retail Banking
4 93 (19.75%) E-Commerce
5 84 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (12.53%) Project Management
7 54 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 53 (11.25%) SQL
9 49 (10.40%) Oracle
10 45 (9.55%) Java
11 40 (8.49%) Microsoft
12 31 (6.58%) HTML
13 30 (6.37%) User Experience
14 29 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (6.16%) JavaScript
15 28 (5.94%) Windows
16 27 (5.73%) .NET
17 26 (5.52%) SQL Server
17 26 (5.52%) CSS
17 26 (5.52%) Business Analysis
18 24 (5.10%) C#
19 22 (4.67%) Linux
19 22 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
20 21 (4.46%) Waterfall
21 20 (4.25%) Android
22 19 (4.03%) Apple iOS
22 19 (4.03%) TDD
22 19 (4.03%) ATG
22 19 (4.03%) Migration
23 18 (3.82%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (3.18%) CMS
2 12 (2.55%) IIS
2 12 (2.55%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.70%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.70%) SAS
4 7 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.06%) Node.js
6 5 (1.06%) Lync
6 5 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (1.06%) Apache
7 4 (0.85%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (0.64%) EPiServer CMS
8 3 (0.64%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.64%) JBoss
9 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.42%) Drupal
9 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 18 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.76%) MS Office
3 10 (2.12%) Photoshop
4 9 (1.91%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (1.49%) MS Project
6 5 (1.06%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.85%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (2.12%) Oracle Retail
2 7 (1.49%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.42%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.42%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.21%) SiteCatalyst
6 1 (0.21%) Shopify
6 1 (0.21%) Eikon
6 1 (0.21%) Magento
6 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.21%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.27%) Office 365
2 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.64%) SaaS
4 2 (0.42%) Force.com
4 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.42%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.21%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.21%) IaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.21%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.61%) Network Security
2 13 (2.76%) Internet
3 9 (1.91%) DNS
3 9 (1.91%) Firewall
4 8 (1.70%) BGP
4 8 (1.70%) FTP
5 6 (1.27%) ATM
5 6 (1.27%) LAN
5 6 (1.27%) WAN
5 6 (1.27%) DHCP
5 6 (1.27%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.06%) Unified Communications
6 5 (1.06%) Extranet
6 5 (1.06%) EIGRP
6 5 (1.06%) OSPF
6 5 (1.06%) Wireless
7 3 (0.64%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (0.64%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.27%) DB2
4 6 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.85%) MS Access
5 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.64%) Big Data
6 3 (0.64%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.64%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.64%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.42%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.42%) OLAP
7 2 (0.42%) MySQL
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (2.97%) Selenium
2 11 (2.34%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.49%) JIRA
3 7 (1.49%) Maven
4 6 (1.27%) JUnit
4 6 (1.27%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.27%) WebDriver
5 4 (0.85%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.64%) Axure RP
6 3 (0.64%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.64%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.64%) Ant
6 3 (0.64%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.42%) Subversion
7 2 (0.42%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.21%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.21%) Calabash
8 1 (0.21%) Gradle
General
1 152 (32.27%) Banking
2 128 (27.18%) Finance
3 111 (23.57%) Retail Banking
4 18 (3.82%) Marketing
5 13 (2.76%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.34%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.70%) French Language
8 7 (1.49%) German Language
8 7 (1.49%) Legal
9 6 (1.27%) Games
9 6 (1.27%) Multimedia
9 6 (1.27%) Spanish Language
10 5 (1.06%) Private Banking
10 5 (1.06%) Back Office
11 4 (0.85%) Front Office
12 3 (0.64%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.42%) Advertising
13 2 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 114 (24.20%) Analyst
2 83 (17.62%) Developer
3 64 (13.59%) Business Analyst
4 54 (11.46%) Architect
5 49 (10.40%) Project Manager
6 25 (5.31%) Consultant
7 18 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (3.40%) Designer
9 12 (2.55%) Programme Manager
9 12 (2.55%) Technical Architect
9 12 (2.55%) Banking Business Analyst
9 12 (2.55%) PMO Manager
10 11 (2.34%) Senior Developer
11 9 (1.91%) .NET Developer
11 9 (1.91%) Systems Analyst
12 8 (1.70%) Test Analyst
12 8 (1.70%) Security Architect
12 8 (1.70%) UX Designer
12 8 (1.70%) iOS Developer
13 7 (1.49%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.58%) HTML
2 27 (5.73%) .NET
3 26 (5.52%) CSS
4 17 (3.61%) Middleware
5 15 (3.18%) J2EE
5 15 (3.18%) ASP.NET
6 13 (2.76%) jQuery
6 13 (2.76%) Web Services
7 12 (2.55%) XML
7 12 (2.55%) HTML5
8 10 (2.12%) JSON
9 9 (1.91%) CSS3
10 7 (1.49%) AngularJS
10 7 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (1.49%) Spring
11 6 (1.27%) Ajax
11 6 (1.27%) RESTful
12 5 (1.06%) XHTML
12 5 (1.06%) SOAP
13 4 (0.85%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.37%) User Experience
2 29 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.97%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.49%) SWIFT
4 7 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.27%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.27%) EPoS
5 6 (1.27%) Market Risk
5 6 (1.27%) Credit Risk
5 6 (1.27%) FMCG
5 6 (1.27%) iPhone
6 5 (1.06%) Open Source
6 5 (1.06%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.85%) Copywriting
7 4 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (0.85%) iSeries
7 4 (0.85%) iPad
8 3 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (0.64%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.94%) Windows
2 22 (4.67%) Linux
3 20 (4.25%) Android
4 19 (4.03%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.85%) UNIX
5 4 (0.85%) AIX
5 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (0.64%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.64%) SUSE
7 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.21%) Solaris
8 1 (0.21%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (19.75%) E-Commerce
2 84 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (12.53%) Project Management
4 54 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (5.52%) Business Analysis
6 22 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (4.46%) Waterfall
8 19 (4.03%) TDD
8 19 (4.03%) Migration
9 18 (3.82%) Scrum
9 18 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (3.61%) Change Management
11 16 (3.40%) MVC
11 16 (3.40%) ITIL
11 16 (3.40%) PRINCE2
12 14 (2.97%) Analytics
13 13 (2.76%) OO
14 12 (2.55%) Information Security
14 12 (2.55%) Mentoring
15 11 (2.34%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (11.25%) SQL
2 45 (9.55%) Java
3 29 (6.16%) JavaScript
4 24 (5.10%) C#
5 15 (3.18%) VBA
6 9 (1.91%) PowerShell
6 9 (1.91%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.27%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.06%) Python
9 4 (0.85%) VB
9 4 (0.85%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.85%) C++
9 4 (0.85%) Perl
9 4 (0.85%) PHP
10 3 (0.64%) R
10 3 (0.64%) Apex Code
10 3 (0.64%) COBOL
11 2 (0.42%) RPG
11 2 (0.42%) VBScript
11 2 (0.42%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 13 (2.76%) Degree
2 5 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (0.85%) PMI Certification
3 4 (0.85%) MCT
4 3 (0.64%) ISEB
5 2 (0.42%) MBA
5 2 (0.42%) CISSP
5 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.42%) CFA
6 1 (0.21%) CRISC
6 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.21%) IIBA
6 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.21%) MAPM
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.21%) CEH
6 1 (0.21%) CCA
6 1 (0.21%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.55%) QA
2 8 (1.70%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.42%) FATCA
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.21%) COBIT
4 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.85%) RACF
2 4 (0.85%) vSphere
3 3 (0.64%) FreeRADIUS
3 3 (0.64%) Firmware
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.42%) XenApp
5 1 (0.21%) vCloud
5 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.27%) Nessus
2 5 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (1.06%) SCCM
3 4 (0.85%) SCOM
4 3 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.42%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.42%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.21%) Puppet
6 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.21%) WMI
6 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (10.40%) Oracle
2 40 (8.49%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.03%) ATG
4 12 (2.55%) Cisco
4 12 (2.55%) hybris
5 11 (2.34%) IBM
6 10 (2.12%) CheckPoint
7 9 (1.91%) Demandware
7 9 (1.91%) SAP
7 9 (1.91%) Adobe
8 8 (1.70%) Citrix
9 7 (1.49%) Teradata
9 7 (1.49%) Symantec
9 7 (1.49%) VMware
10 6 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.27%) Qualys
10 6 (1.27%) Splunk
11 5 (1.06%) IronPort
11 5 (1.06%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.85%) HP
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Xcede Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £10.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £430.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £600 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 7 days ago