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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 37 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing Retail 254 293 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.68% 4.90% 3.97%
As % of the General category 8.88% 9.28% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 214 203
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £643 £572
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +25.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £10.65 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £41.36 £34.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.26% +40.00%
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
2861 3158 3657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.73% 52.83% 56.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2240 2416 2793
Average daily rate £488 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 37 67
Average hourly rate £19.72 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £47.50 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 175 (36.84%) Banking
2 144 (30.32%) Finance
3 128 (26.95%) Retail Banking
4 87 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (17.68%) E-Commerce
6 64 (13.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 60 (12.63%) SQL
8 51 (10.74%) Project Management
9 47 (9.89%) Oracle
9 47 (9.89%) Microsoft
10 42 (8.84%) Java
11 41 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
12 39 (8.21%) User Experience
13 35 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
14 34 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
15 31 (6.53%) Business Analysis
16 29 (6.11%) SQL Server
17 28 (5.89%) MS Excel
18 27 (5.68%) HTML
18 27 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
19 26 (5.47%) Marketing
19 26 (5.47%) C#
19 26 (5.47%) .NET
20 24 (5.05%) Windows
20 24 (5.05%) Migration
20 24 (5.05%) WebSphere
21 22 (4.63%) JavaScript
22 21 (4.42%) Scrum
22 21 (4.42%) Mobile App
23 20 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (5.05%) WebSphere
2 16 (3.37%) CMS
3 9 (1.89%) SAS
4 7 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (1.47%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.05%) IIS
6 4 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.84%) JBoss
7 3 (0.63%) EPiServer CMS
7 3 (0.63%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (0.63%) Node.js
7 3 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.63%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.63%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.63%) Commerce Server
8 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.42%) Magnolia
8 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 28 (5.89%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.00%) MS Office
3 10 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.68%) Photoshop
5 7 (1.47%) MS Project
5 7 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (1.26%) Fireworks
6 6 (1.26%) MS Visio
7 5 (1.05%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (2.32%) Oracle Retail
2 9 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.42%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.42%) SAP WM
6 2 (0.42%) Eikon
6 2 (0.42%) Magento
7 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.21%) Shopify
7 1 (0.21%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.21%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.63%) SaaS
3 3 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.42%) Office 365
4 2 (0.42%) Force.com
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.21%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.21%) IaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.05%) Internet
2 4 (0.84%) Firewall
2 4 (0.84%) FTP
3 3 (0.63%) Network Security
3 3 (0.63%) HTTP
3 3 (0.63%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.63%) DNS
4 2 (0.42%) WAN
4 2 (0.42%) DHCP
4 2 (0.42%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.21%) Skype
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.21%) LDAP
5 1 (0.21%) VPN
5 1 (0.21%) LAN
5 1 (0.21%) SSL
5 1 (0.21%) SAN
5 1 (0.21%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (6.11%) SQL Server
3 20 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.89%) Big Data
7 9 (1.89%) OLAP
8 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Power View
8 5 (1.05%) ProClarity
8 5 (1.05%) MS Access
9 4 (0.84%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.84%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.63%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.63%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (0.63%) Base SAS
10 3 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (2.53%) Selenium
2 6 (1.26%) JIRA
2 6 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.05%) TeamCity
3 5 (1.05%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.05%) JUnit
4 4 (0.84%) Maven
4 4 (0.84%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.84%) WebDriver
5 3 (0.63%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.42%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.42%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.21%) MSTest
7 1 (0.21%) RSpec
7 1 (0.21%) Mockito
7 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 175 (36.84%) Banking
2 144 (30.32%) Finance
3 128 (26.95%) Retail Banking
4 26 (5.47%) Marketing
5 12 (2.53%) Legal
5 12 (2.53%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.32%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.47%) Front Office
8 6 (1.26%) Back Office
8 6 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.26%) Advertising
9 4 (0.84%) French Language
9 4 (0.84%) German Language
9 4 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.63%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.63%) Games
11 2 (0.42%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) International Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 127 (26.74%) Analyst
2 94 (19.79%) Developer
3 71 (14.95%) Business Analyst
4 46 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 41 (8.63%) Architect
6 21 (4.42%) Consultant
6 21 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (3.37%) Senior Developer
7 16 (3.37%) Designer
8 12 (2.53%) WebSphere Developer
8 12 (2.53%) Data Analyst
9 11 (2.32%) Banking Business Analyst
9 11 (2.32%) Java Developer
9 11 (2.32%) Tester
9 11 (2.32%) Programme Manager
10 10 (2.11%) UX Designer
11 9 (1.89%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (1.68%) Test Analyst
12 8 (1.68%) User Experience Researcher
13 7 (1.47%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.68%) HTML
2 26 (5.47%) .NET
3 18 (3.79%) CSS
4 13 (2.74%) XML
5 12 (2.53%) HTML5
6 11 (2.32%) Web Services
6 11 (2.32%) ASP.NET
7 10 (2.11%) AngularJS
8 9 (1.89%) RESTful
9 8 (1.68%) J2EE
9 8 (1.68%) JSON
10 7 (1.47%) Spring
10 7 (1.47%) SOAP
11 6 (1.26%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (1.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 6 (1.26%) MDX
12 5 (1.05%) jQuery
12 5 (1.05%) Middleware
13 4 (0.84%) Hibernate
13 4 (0.84%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (8.21%) User Experience
3 21 (4.42%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.68%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (1.47%) Psychology
6 5 (1.05%) iPhone
6 5 (1.05%) Online Banking
6 5 (1.05%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.05%) Market Risk
6 5 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (0.84%) PMI
7 4 (0.84%) Copywriting
7 4 (0.84%) Data Integration
7 4 (0.84%) FMCG
7 4 (0.84%) SWIFT
7 4 (0.84%) iPad
8 3 (0.63%) Open Source
8 3 (0.63%) Social Media
8 3 (0.63%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.05%) Windows
2 18 (3.79%) Apple iOS
3 15 (3.16%) Android
4 13 (2.74%) Linux
5 11 (2.32%) UNIX
6 6 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.05%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.05%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.21%) AIX
10 1 (0.21%) Solaris
10 1 (0.21%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (17.68%) E-Commerce
3 64 (13.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (10.74%) Project Management
5 34 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (6.53%) Business Analysis
7 27 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (5.05%) Migration
9 21 (4.42%) Scrum
10 19 (4.00%) TDD
10 19 (4.00%) Analytics
11 17 (3.58%) ITIL
12 16 (3.37%) Waterfall
13 15 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (3.16%) Data Analysis
14 14 (2.95%) Data Management
14 14 (2.95%) PRINCE2
15 13 (2.74%) Change Management
16 12 (2.53%) Workflow
16 12 (2.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 60 (12.63%) SQL
2 42 (8.84%) Java
3 26 (5.47%) C#
4 22 (4.63%) JavaScript
5 19 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.26%) VBA
7 5 (1.05%) Objective-C
7 5 (1.05%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.05%) C
8 4 (0.84%) Perl
8 4 (0.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (0.84%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.63%) Ruby
9 3 (0.63%) PHP
9 3 (0.63%) VBScript
9 3 (0.63%) VB
10 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.42%) Python
10 2 (0.42%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.42%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 18 (3.79%) Degree
2 7 (1.47%) ISEB
3 4 (0.84%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.63%) MCT
4 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.42%) MBA
5 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.21%) APMP
6 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.21%) ACCA
6 1 (0.21%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.89%) QA
2 7 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.05%) Basel III
4 3 (0.63%) EMIR
4 3 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.63%) SLA
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.63%) vSphere
2 3 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.21%) vCloud
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.84%) SCCM
2 3 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.63%) Nessus
3 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.42%) SCOM
3 2 (0.42%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.21%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.21%) Puppet
4 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.21%) Oozie
4 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.21%) Jitterbit
4 1 (0.21%) DBAmp
4 1 (0.21%) WMI
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.21%) Nagios
4 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 47 (9.89%) Oracle
1 47 (9.89%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.79%) Adobe
3 17 (3.58%) IBM
4 12 (2.53%) ATG
5 11 (2.32%) SAP
6 9 (1.89%) hybris
7 8 (1.68%) VMware
7 8 (1.68%) Demandware
8 7 (1.47%) Business Objects
8 7 (1.47%) Cognos
9 6 (1.26%) Teradata
10 5 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.84%) Apple
11 4 (0.84%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.63%) Splunk
12 3 (0.63%) Tableau
12 3 (0.63%) F5
12 3 (0.63%) Qualys
12 3 (0.63%) Cisco
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £567.00 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £10.00 - £576.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + Company Benefits Scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £500.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago