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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 55 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Retail 126 115 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.84% 3.36% 3.84%
As % of the General category 7.49% 6.11% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 90 152
Median daily rate £519 £469 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +3.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £350 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
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
1682 1881 2957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.30% 54.94% 51.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1324 1459 2306
Median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 22
Median hourly rate £20.34 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% +16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.84 £14.10 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.35 £50.00 £27.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.69 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-12.86% +19.54%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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.

1 123 (40.33%) Finance
2 110 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (23.61%) Banking
4 58 (19.02%) Asset Management
5 55 (18.03%) Financial Institution
6 53 (17.38%) Fixed Income
6 53 (17.38%) Equities
7 45 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 42 (13.77%) SQL
8 42 (13.77%) Retail Banking
9 40 (13.11%) Java
10 38 (12.46%) Project Management
11 37 (12.13%) E-Commerce
12 31 (10.16%) DevOps
13 30 (9.84%) HTML
13 30 (9.84%) SQL Server
14 29 (9.51%) CSS
14 29 (9.51%) Business Analysis
15 28 (9.18%) Microsoft
15 28 (9.18%) Scrum
15 28 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
16 27 (8.85%) JavaScript
17 26 (8.52%) Degree
17 26 (8.52%) Analytics
18 25 (8.20%) TDD
19 24 (7.87%) Legal
19 24 (7.87%) Jenkins
20 23 (7.54%) User Experience
20 23 (7.54%) Windows
20 23 (7.54%) Business Intelligence

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 (3.28%) SharePoint
1 10 (3.28%) WebSphere
2 9 (2.95%) SAS
3 7 (2.30%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.30%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.31%) Confluence
4 4 (1.31%) JBoss
4 4 (1.31%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.98%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.66%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.66%) CMS
6 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.66%) IIS
7 1 (0.33%) CICS
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.28%) MS Office
3 7 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.64%) MS Project
5 5 (1.64%) SPSS
6 2 (0.66%) InVision
6 2 (0.66%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.33%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.33%) EViews
7 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.97%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (1.31%) Magento
3 2 (0.66%) SAP Retail
3 2 (0.66%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.33%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.33%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.33%) Summit
4 1 (0.33%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.25%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.62%) IaaS
3 8 (2.62%) PaaS
4 5 (1.64%) Office 365
5 4 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.66%) Responsys
7 2 (0.66%) SaaS
7 2 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.33%) Force.com
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.93%) Internet
2 10 (3.28%) Network Security
3 9 (2.95%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.62%) Firewall
5 7 (2.30%) Intranet
6 6 (1.97%) HTTP
6 6 (1.97%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (1.97%) LAN
6 6 (1.97%) MPLS
7 5 (1.64%) Unified Communications
7 5 (1.64%) VPN
7 5 (1.64%) WAN
7 5 (1.64%) Wireless
8 4 (1.31%) DNS
9 3 (0.98%) FTP
9 3 (0.98%) ISDN
9 3 (0.98%) Skype
10 2 (0.66%) DHCP
10 2 (0.66%) DWDM
10 2 (0.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.21%) Big Data
3 20 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (6.23%) Hadoop
5 14 (4.59%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.93%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.93%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.30%) Apache Hive
10 7 (2.30%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.98%) BigTable
12 3 (0.98%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.98%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (7.87%) Jenkins
2 19 (6.23%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.25%) JIRA
4 14 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (3.93%) Subversion
6 9 (2.95%) gulp
7 8 (2.62%) Bower
7 8 (2.62%) Maven
7 8 (2.62%) Mocha
7 8 (2.62%) Selenium
8 7 (2.30%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (2.30%) Protractor
8 7 (2.30%) Sinon.JS
8 7 (2.30%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.97%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (1.31%) Ant
10 4 (1.31%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.98%) Hudson
11 3 (0.98%) WebDriver
General
1 123 (40.33%) Finance
2 72 (23.61%) Banking
3 55 (18.03%) Financial Institution
4 42 (13.77%) Retail Banking
5 24 (7.87%) Legal
6 17 (5.57%) Marketing
7 7 (2.30%) Advertising
8 6 (1.97%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.64%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.31%) Games
11 3 (0.98%) Back Office
12 2 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.66%) French Language
12 2 (0.66%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.66%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.66%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.33%) Billing
13 1 (0.33%) Front Office
13 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.33%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (23.61%) Analyst
2 66 (21.64%) Developer
3 37 (12.13%) Project Manager
4 35 (11.48%) Architect
5 30 (9.84%) Business Analyst
6 13 (4.26%) Data Architect
6 13 (4.26%) Java Developer
6 13 (4.26%) Senior Manager
7 12 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (3.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 10 (3.28%) IT Manager
8 10 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (2.95%) Angular Developer
9 9 (2.95%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (2.95%) Senior Project Manager
10 8 (2.62%) Data Analyst
10 8 (2.62%) Programme Manager
10 8 (2.62%) Retail Business Analyst
10 8 (2.62%) Scrum Master
10 8 (2.62%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.84%) HTML
2 29 (9.51%) CSS
3 21 (6.89%) .NET
4 20 (6.56%) Web Services
5 18 (5.90%) XML
6 17 (5.57%) HTML5
7 14 (4.59%) CSS3
8 13 (4.26%) RESTful
9 11 (3.61%) AngularJS
9 11 (3.61%) J2EE
10 9 (2.95%) Middleware
10 9 (2.95%) REST
10 9 (2.95%) Spring
10 9 (2.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (2.62%) jQuery
11 8 (2.62%) SOAP
12 7 (2.30%) Gherkin
12 7 (2.30%) JSON
12 7 (2.30%) LINQ
12 7 (2.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 53 (17.38%) Equities
1 53 (17.38%) Fixed Income
2 28 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.54%) User Experience
4 21 (6.89%) Management Information System
5 17 (5.57%) Computer Science
5 17 (5.57%) Mathematics
6 11 (3.61%) Data Centre
7 10 (3.28%) Data Integration
8 8 (2.62%) Statistics
9 7 (2.30%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.97%) Fintech
10 6 (1.97%) Security Operations Centre
10 6 (1.97%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.64%) EPoS
11 5 (1.64%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (1.31%) iPhone
12 4 (1.31%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.54%) Windows
2 20 (6.56%) Linux
3 14 (4.59%) Unix
4 3 (0.98%) Android
4 3 (0.98%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.98%) Mac OS X
4 3 (0.98%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (19.02%) Asset Management
3 45 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (12.46%) Project Management
5 37 (12.13%) E-Commerce
6 31 (10.16%) DevOps
7 29 (9.51%) Business Analysis
8 28 (9.18%) Scrum
9 26 (8.52%) Analytics
10 25 (8.20%) TDD
11 23 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (7.21%) Information Security
13 21 (6.89%) Data Modelling
14 19 (6.23%) Service Design
15 18 (5.90%) Waterfall
16 17 (5.57%) Data Governance
17 16 (5.25%) ETL
18 14 (4.59%) Mentoring
18 14 (4.59%) Software Engineering
18 14 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (13.77%) SQL
2 40 (13.11%) Java
3 27 (8.85%) JavaScript
4 21 (6.89%) Python
5 17 (5.57%) C#
6 15 (4.92%) Ruby
7 12 (3.93%) Shell Script
8 11 (3.61%) Perl
9 9 (2.95%) Go
10 8 (2.62%) R
11 6 (1.97%) Scala
12 5 (1.64%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.98%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.98%) Clojure
13 3 (0.98%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.98%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.98%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.98%) VBA
14 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.66%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (8.52%) Degree
2 8 (2.62%) CISSP
3 7 (2.30%) CISM
3 7 (2.30%) GIAC
4 6 (1.97%) CNA
4 6 (1.97%) GCIA
4 6 (1.97%) GCIH
4 6 (1.97%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (1.97%) Novell Certification
4 6 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (1.97%) SANS
5 3 (0.98%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.98%) PMP
6 2 (0.66%) APMP
6 2 (0.66%) CCNA
6 2 (0.66%) CCNP
6 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.33%) APMG
7 1 (0.33%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.62%) QA
2 7 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.97%) MiFID
4 3 (0.98%) Basel III
4 3 (0.98%) SDET
5 2 (0.66%) AIFMD
5 2 (0.66%) EMIR
5 2 (0.66%) FATCA
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.33%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.33%) SEPA
System Software
1 15 (4.92%) Docker
2 14 (4.59%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.64%) HDFS
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (4.92%) Ansible
1 15 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.30%) Terraform
3 6 (1.97%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (1.64%) Packer
4 5 (1.64%) Puppet
5 2 (0.66%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.33%) Nagios
6 1 (0.33%) Oozie
6 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.90%) Oracle
3 11 (3.61%) MicroStrategy
4 10 (3.28%) hybris
4 10 (3.28%) Tableau
5 9 (2.95%) Cisco
6 6 (1.97%) Adobe
6 6 (1.97%) Google
6 6 (1.97%) Serena
6 6 (1.97%) Splunk
6 6 (1.97%) Sun
7 4 (1.31%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.31%) SAP
8 3 (0.98%) ATG
8 3 (0.98%) HP
8 3 (0.98%) IBM
8 3 (0.98%) Polycom
8 3 (0.98%) Teradata
8 3 (0.98%) VMware
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6 months contract initial
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago