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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 41 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Retail 183 216 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.28% 4.00% 4.95%
As % of the General category 10.02% 7.48% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 168 228
Median daily rate £499 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.35% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £322 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £674 £588 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £403
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 £12.96
% change year-on-year
+181.25% +23.45%
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
1827 2887 2987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.76% 53.47% 50.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1489 2238 2215
Median daily rate £494 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 34 28
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.14 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £40.00 £31.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 119 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (31.48%) Finance
3 79 (24.38%) Banking
4 55 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (16.36%) E-Commerce
6 49 (15.12%) Retail Banking
7 44 (13.58%) Project Management
8 40 (12.35%) SQL
9 36 (11.11%) Asset Management
10 34 (10.49%) Financial Institution
10 34 (10.49%) Equities
11 33 (10.19%) Fixed Income
12 32 (9.88%) Java
13 30 (9.26%) SQL Server
14 28 (8.64%) HTML
14 28 (8.64%) JavaScript
15 27 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (8.33%) DevOps
16 26 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
17 25 (7.72%) Linux
17 25 (7.72%) Microsoft
17 25 (7.72%) TDD
18 23 (7.10%) Python
18 23 (7.10%) Scrum
18 23 (7.10%) Jenkins
19 22 (6.79%) Oracle
19 22 (6.79%) Marketing
19 22 (6.79%) hybris
20 21 (6.48%) Waterfall
20 21 (6.48%) User Acceptance Testing

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 12 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 10 (3.09%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.85%) SAS
4 5 (1.54%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.93%) CMS
5 3 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.93%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.62%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.62%) Confluence
6 2 (0.62%) IIS
6 2 (0.62%) JBoss
6 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.31%) Drupal
7 1 (0.31%) GemFire
7 1 (0.31%) Kentico
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.23%) MS Project
5 3 (0.93%) MS Office
5 3 (0.93%) SPSS
6 2 (0.62%) InVision
6 2 (0.62%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.31%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.31%) EViews
7 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.47%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.23%) Magento
4 3 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.62%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.31%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.31%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.31%) SAP HR-PA
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.85%) IaaS
4 5 (1.54%) PaaS
4 5 (1.54%) Responsys
5 4 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.23%) Oracle CX
6 3 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (0.93%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.93%) Office 365
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.62%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.62%) Route 53
7 2 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.31%) SaaS
8 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.47%) Internet
2 7 (2.16%) Intranet
3 6 (1.85%) MPLS
4 5 (1.54%) DNS
4 5 (1.54%) VPN
5 4 (1.23%) HTTP
5 4 (1.23%) LAN
5 4 (1.23%) Network Security
5 4 (1.23%) WAN
6 3 (0.93%) FTP
6 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.93%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.62%) DHCP
7 2 (0.62%) DWDM
7 2 (0.62%) IPsec
7 2 (0.62%) Wireless
8 1 (0.31%) ISDN
8 1 (0.31%) PBX
8 1 (0.31%) SWIFTNet
8 1 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.86%) Big Data
3 14 (4.32%) MongoDB
4 13 (4.01%) Hadoop
5 10 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.09%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.09%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (1.54%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.54%) Couchbase
9 3 (0.93%) BigTable
9 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.93%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (7.10%) Jenkins
2 15 (4.63%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.70%) Selenium
4 9 (2.78%) JIRA
4 9 (2.78%) Subversion
4 9 (2.78%) WebDriver
5 8 (2.47%) Cucumber
5 8 (2.47%) gulp
6 6 (1.85%) Bower
6 6 (1.85%) Mocha
6 6 (1.85%) Protractor
7 5 (1.54%) Jasmine
7 5 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (1.54%) Sinon.JS
7 5 (1.54%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.23%) JUnit
8 4 (1.23%) Maven
8 4 (1.23%) NUnit
8 4 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 102 (31.48%) Finance
2 79 (24.38%) Banking
3 49 (15.12%) Retail Banking
4 34 (10.49%) Financial Institution
5 22 (6.79%) Marketing
6 16 (4.94%) Legal
7 7 (2.16%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.85%) Games
9 4 (1.23%) Advertising
9 4 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.62%) French Language
11 2 (0.62%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.62%) Publishing
11 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.31%) Back Office
12 1 (0.31%) Front Office
12 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 66 (20.37%) Analyst
2 65 (20.06%) Developer
3 37 (11.42%) Project Manager
4 36 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 32 (9.88%) Architect
6 16 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (4.32%) Senior Manager
8 13 (4.01%) Linux Engineer
8 13 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
9 12 (3.70%) Programme Manager
10 11 (3.40%) AWS DevOps
10 11 (3.40%) Java Developer
10 11 (3.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 11 (3.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 10 (3.09%) Senior Project Manager
12 9 (2.78%) Retail Business Analyst
13 8 (2.47%) Designer
13 8 (2.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 8 (2.47%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.64%) HTML
2 21 (6.48%) .NET
3 20 (6.17%) CSS
4 16 (4.94%) HTML5
4 16 (4.94%) Web Services
5 14 (4.32%) XML
6 11 (3.40%) J2EE
6 11 (3.40%) jQuery
7 9 (2.78%) RESTful
8 8 (2.47%) CSS3
8 8 (2.47%) Middleware
9 7 (2.16%) .NET Framework
9 7 (2.16%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.16%) Spring
10 6 (1.85%) ASP.NET
10 6 (1.85%) JSON
11 5 (1.54%) Chai
11 5 (1.54%) LINQ
11 5 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (1.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.49%) Equities
2 33 (10.19%) Fixed Income
3 26 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.56%) User Experience
5 16 (4.94%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.40%) Mathematics
7 10 (3.09%) EPoS
8 9 (2.78%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.16%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.54%) Fintech
10 5 (1.54%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (1.23%) Copywriting
12 3 (0.93%) Clustering
12 3 (0.93%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.93%) Derivative
12 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.93%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.93%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.72%) Linux
2 6 (1.85%) Windows
3 4 (1.23%) Unix
4 3 (0.93%) Android
4 3 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.93%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.62%) CentOS
5 2 (0.62%) Debian
5 2 (0.62%) Fedora
5 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (16.36%) E-Commerce
4 44 (13.58%) Project Management
5 36 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 27 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (8.33%) DevOps
7 25 (7.72%) TDD
8 23 (7.10%) Scrum
9 21 (6.48%) Analytics
9 21 (6.48%) Business Analysis
9 21 (6.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (6.48%) Waterfall
10 20 (6.17%) PRINCE2
11 18 (5.56%) Unit Testing
12 17 (5.25%) ETL
13 16 (4.94%) CRM
14 15 (4.63%) Data Modelling
14 15 (4.63%) Service Design
15 14 (4.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 40 (12.35%) SQL
2 32 (9.88%) Java
3 28 (8.64%) JavaScript
4 23 (7.10%) Python
5 19 (5.86%) Ruby
6 16 (4.94%) C#
7 15 (4.63%) Go
8 11 (3.40%) Perl
8 11 (3.40%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.09%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.47%) PHP
10 8 (2.47%) Scala
11 6 (1.85%) R
12 5 (1.54%) Clojure
13 3 (0.93%) Groovy
13 3 (0.93%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.62%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.62%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (5.25%) Degree
2 5 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.23%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.93%) PMP
5 2 (0.62%) APMP
5 2 (0.62%) CCNA
5 2 (0.62%) CCNP
5 2 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.31%) CISM
6 1 (0.31%) CISSP
6 1 (0.31%) GIAC
6 1 (0.31%) GSEC
6 1 (0.31%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.25%) QA
2 5 (1.54%) SDET
3 4 (1.23%) MiFID
4 3 (0.93%) Basel III
5 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.62%) SEPA
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.31%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (5.86%) Docker
2 6 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.23%) HDFS
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (5.86%) Ansible
2 18 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (4.01%) Terraform
4 11 (3.40%) Packer
5 6 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (1.85%) Puppet
6 2 (0.62%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.31%) Nagios
7 1 (0.31%) Oozie
7 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (7.72%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.79%) hybris
2 22 (6.79%) Oracle
3 12 (3.70%) Tableau
4 10 (3.09%) IBM
5 9 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (1.85%) ATG
6 6 (1.85%) SAP
6 6 (1.85%) Splunk
7 5 (1.54%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.23%) Google
8 4 (1.23%) Serena
9 3 (0.93%) Ab Initio
9 3 (0.93%) Cisco
9 3 (0.93%) HP
9 3 (0.93%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.93%) VMware
10 2 (0.62%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.62%) Netezza
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