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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 42 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Retail 184 249 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.47% 4.21% 4.85%
As % of the General category 10.18% 8.01% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 188 209
Median daily rate £500 £439 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.83% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £662 £587 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £17.25 £13.89
% change year-on-year
+213.04% +24.19%
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
1808 3109 2982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.79% 52.61% 50.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1493 2423 2242
Median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 28
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

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 30 July 2016.

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 July 2016, 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 94 (31.86%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (30.51%) Finance
3 78 (26.44%) Banking
4 55 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (16.61%) Retail Banking
6 48 (16.27%) E-Commerce
7 43 (14.58%) Project Management
8 31 (10.51%) Java
9 29 (9.83%) SQL
10 27 (9.15%) Microsoft
11 24 (8.14%) SQL Server
12 23 (7.80%) HTML
12 23 (7.80%) Equities
12 23 (7.80%) Asset Management
13 22 (7.46%) Fixed Income
13 22 (7.46%) Financial Institution
13 22 (7.46%) JavaScript
13 22 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (7.12%) DevOps
15 20 (6.78%) Oracle
16 19 (6.44%) .NET
16 19 (6.44%) Linux
16 19 (6.44%) Marketing
16 19 (6.44%) hybris
17 18 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (5.76%) Ansible
18 17 (5.76%) Docker
18 17 (5.76%) Waterfall
18 17 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
18 17 (5.76%) Python

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 11 (3.73%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.37%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.03%) SAS
4 4 (1.36%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.02%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.68%) Apache
6 2 (0.68%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.68%) CMS
6 2 (0.68%) Confluence
6 2 (0.68%) IIS
6 2 (0.68%) JBoss
6 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.34%) Drupal
7 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.34%) GemFire
7 1 (0.34%) Kentico
7 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.36%) MS Project
3 4 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.02%) MS Office
5 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.68%) SPSS
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.34%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.34%) InVision
6 1 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.02%) Magento
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.34%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.34%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.34%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.34%) SAP HR-PA
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.36%) IaaS
3 4 (1.36%) Responsys
4 3 (1.02%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.02%) Oracle CX
4 3 (1.02%) PaaS
5 2 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.68%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.68%) Office 365
5 2 (0.68%) Route 53
5 2 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.03%) DNS
2 5 (1.69%) Internet
2 5 (1.69%) MPLS
2 5 (1.69%) WAN
3 4 (1.36%) LAN
3 4 (1.36%) VPN
4 3 (1.02%) DHCP
4 3 (1.02%) Intranet
4 3 (1.02%) Network Security
4 3 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.02%) Wireless
5 2 (0.68%) IPsec
5 2 (0.68%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.34%) DWDM
6 1 (0.34%) Firewall
6 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.34%) SAN
6 1 (0.34%) Skype
6 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.75%) Big Data
3 9 (3.05%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.71%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.71%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.02%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.68%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.68%) MySQL
9 2 (0.68%) QlikView
9 2 (0.68%) Redis
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (5.42%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.07%) Selenium
3 10 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.05%) WebDriver
5 8 (2.71%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.03%) Subversion
7 5 (1.69%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.69%) gulp
7 5 (1.69%) Jasmine
7 5 (1.69%) NUnit
8 4 (1.36%) Grunt
8 4 (1.36%) JIRA
8 4 (1.36%) JUnit
8 4 (1.36%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.36%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.02%) Bower
9 3 (1.02%) Mocha
9 3 (1.02%) Protractor
9 3 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 90 (30.51%) Finance
2 78 (26.44%) Banking
3 49 (16.61%) Retail Banking
4 22 (7.46%) Financial Institution
5 19 (6.44%) Marketing
6 9 (3.05%) Legal
7 7 (2.37%) Games
8 4 (1.36%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (1.36%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Front Office
9 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (19.32%) Analyst
2 55 (18.64%) Developer
3 38 (12.88%) Project Manager
4 33 (11.19%) Business Analyst
5 29 (9.83%) Architect
6 14 (4.75%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (4.75%) Senior Manager
6 14 (4.75%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (4.41%) Programme Manager
8 11 (3.73%) Java Developer
8 11 (3.73%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (3.39%) AWS Engineer
9 10 (3.39%) Senior Project Manager
10 9 (3.05%) AWS DevOps
10 9 (3.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 9 (3.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 9 (3.05%) Retail Business Analyst
11 8 (2.71%) Consultant
11 8 (2.71%) IT Manager
11 8 (2.71%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.80%) HTML
2 19 (6.44%) .NET
3 17 (5.76%) Web Services
4 13 (4.41%) CSS
5 11 (3.73%) HTML5
6 10 (3.39%) J2EE
7 8 (2.71%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.71%) jQuery
7 8 (2.71%) XML
8 7 (2.37%) ASP.NET
8 7 (2.37%) Middleware
9 6 (2.03%) Entity Framework
9 6 (2.03%) SOAP
9 6 (2.03%) Spring
10 5 (1.69%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.36%) EDI
11 4 (1.36%) Node.js
11 4 (1.36%) RESTful
11 4 (1.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.80%) Equities
2 22 (7.46%) Fixed Income
3 18 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.75%) User Experience
5 12 (4.07%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.71%) EPoS
7 6 (2.03%) Credit Risk
7 6 (2.03%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.03%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.03%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (1.36%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.02%) Clustering
9 3 (1.02%) Derivative
9 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.02%) Fintech
9 3 (1.02%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.02%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.02%) PMI
9 3 (1.02%) Statistics
9 3 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.44%) Linux
2 8 (2.71%) Windows
3 4 (1.36%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.02%) Unix
5 2 (0.68%) CentOS
5 2 (0.68%) Debian
5 2 (0.68%) Fedora
5 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.34%) Android
6 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.34%) VMS
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (31.86%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (16.27%) E-Commerce
4 43 (14.58%) Project Management
5 23 (7.80%) Asset Management
6 22 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (7.12%) DevOps
8 17 (5.76%) PRINCE2
8 17 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (5.76%) Waterfall
9 16 (5.42%) CRM
10 15 (5.08%) Analytics
10 15 (5.08%) Business Analysis
10 15 (5.08%) TDD
10 15 (5.08%) Unit Testing
11 14 (4.75%) Migration
11 14 (4.75%) Scrum
12 13 (4.41%) ETL
12 13 (4.41%) SDLC
13 11 (3.73%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.51%) Java
2 29 (9.83%) SQL
3 22 (7.46%) JavaScript
4 17 (5.76%) Python
5 14 (4.75%) C#
5 14 (4.75%) Ruby
6 13 (4.41%) Go
7 10 (3.39%) PHP
8 9 (3.05%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.37%) Scala
10 6 (2.03%) Perl
10 6 (2.03%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.69%) Clojure
12 3 (1.02%) Groovy
12 3 (1.02%) R
12 3 (1.02%) VBA
13 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.68%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (3.39%) Degree
2 4 (1.36%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.68%) APMP
4 2 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.34%) CCNA
5 1 (0.34%) CCNP
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.75%) QA
2 5 (1.69%) SDET
3 3 (1.02%) MiFID
4 2 (0.68%) SEPA
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) ISO20022
System Software
1 17 (5.76%) Docker
2 5 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.68%) HDFS
3 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (5.76%) Ansible
2 16 (5.42%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.73%) Terraform
4 9 (3.05%) Packer
5 6 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (2.03%) Puppet
6 2 (0.68%) Nagios
7 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.34%) Oozie
7 1 (0.34%) Opsview
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 27 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.78%) Oracle
3 19 (6.44%) hybris
4 9 (3.05%) IBM
5 8 (2.71%) Tableau
6 6 (2.03%) Cisco
6 6 (2.03%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (2.03%) Splunk
7 5 (1.69%) ATG
7 5 (1.69%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.69%) SAP
8 4 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.36%) VMware
9 3 (1.02%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.02%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.02%) Serena
10 2 (0.68%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.68%) Facebook
10 2 (0.68%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.68%) Teradata
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