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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 43 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing Retail 211 292 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.98% 4.96% 4.17%
As % of the General category 7.48% 9.80% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 228 236
Average daily rate
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£425 £434 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £613 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.96 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+27.31% -55.31%
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
2819 2981 4290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.22% 50.66% 58.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2192 2208 3196
Average daily rate £500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 63
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -9.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £11.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.02 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.82
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.14%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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.

1 166 (35.10%) Banking
2 137 (28.96%) Finance
3 109 (23.04%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (22.83%) Retail Banking
5 80 (16.91%) E-Commerce
6 66 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 62 (13.11%) SQL
8 55 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
9 53 (11.21%) Project Management
10 52 (10.99%) SQL Server
11 51 (10.78%) Microsoft
12 47 (9.94%) Oracle
12 47 (9.94%) Java
13 41 (8.67%) C#
14 40 (8.46%) Data Warehouse
15 37 (7.82%) .NET
16 36 (7.61%) HTML
16 36 (7.61%) WebSphere
16 36 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
17 33 (6.98%) Scrum
18 32 (6.77%) Marketing
19 30 (6.34%) JavaScript
20 29 (6.13%) CSS
21 27 (5.71%) Business Analysis
22 26 (5.50%) TDD
23 25 (5.29%) Windows
23 25 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 25 (5.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 24 (5.07%) User Experience
24 24 (5.07%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 36 (7.61%) WebSphere
2 12 (2.54%) CMS
3 11 (2.33%) SAS
4 10 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.48%) Umbraco
6 6 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (1.27%) JBoss
7 5 (1.06%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.06%) Commerce Server
7 5 (1.06%) Node.js
8 4 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.85%) IIS
9 3 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.42%) Kentico
10 2 (0.42%) Lync
10 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.42%) Liferay
Applications
1 23 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.33%) MS Office
3 10 (2.11%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (1.48%) MS Project
6 6 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (1.06%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.85%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.85%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.21%) InDesign
11 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.54%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.63%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.42%) SAP WM
6 2 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.42%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.42%) SAP Retail
6 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.42%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.42%) Magento
7 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.21%) Eikon
7 1 (0.21%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.21%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.06%) Office 365
2 4 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.42%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.21%) SaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.21%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.06%) Intranet
1 5 (1.06%) Internet
2 4 (0.85%) Firewall
2 4 (0.85%) WAN
2 4 (0.85%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.85%) DNS
3 3 (0.63%) DHCP
3 3 (0.63%) LAN
4 2 (0.42%) LDAP
4 2 (0.42%) HTTP
4 2 (0.42%) BIG-IP
4 2 (0.42%) SAN
5 1 (0.21%) Extranet
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.21%) Network Security
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%) SSL
5 1 (0.21%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.46%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (5.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 20 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (2.33%) OLAP
9 9 (1.90%) ProClarity
9 9 (1.90%) Big Data
10 5 (1.06%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Power View
11 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.85%) MS Access
12 3 (0.63%) MySQL
12 3 (0.63%) DB2
12 3 (0.63%) Base SAS
12 3 (0.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.06%) TeamCity
3 5 (1.06%) Selenium
4 4 (0.85%) Axure RP
4 4 (0.85%) JIRA
5 3 (0.63%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.63%) Maven
5 3 (0.63%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.42%) JUnit
6 2 (0.42%) VisualAge
6 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (0.42%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.21%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.21%) Grunt
7 1 (0.21%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.21%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.21%) Appium
7 1 (0.21%) gulp
General
1 166 (35.10%) Banking
2 137 (28.96%) Finance
3 108 (22.83%) Retail Banking
4 32 (6.77%) Marketing
5 19 (4.02%) Legal
6 15 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.33%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.69%) Advertising
9 7 (1.48%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.48%) Front Office
10 6 (1.27%) Back Office
11 5 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.63%) Games
12 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.42%) Automotive
13 2 (0.42%) Law
13 2 (0.42%) Electronics
13 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.42%) Billing
14 1 (0.21%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (23.26%) Developer
2 108 (22.83%) Analyst
3 70 (14.80%) Business Analyst
4 50 (10.57%) Project Manager
5 31 (6.55%) Architect
6 26 (5.50%) Consultant
7 16 (3.38%) Senior Developer
7 16 (3.38%) Designer
8 15 (3.17%) SQL Developer
9 14 (2.96%) .NET Developer
10 13 (2.75%) Java Developer
10 13 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (2.54%) WebSphere Developer
12 11 (2.33%) Test Manager
13 10 (2.11%) Programme Manager
13 10 (2.11%) Support Analyst
13 10 (2.11%) C# Developer
13 10 (2.11%) Banking Business Analyst
14 9 (1.90%) SQL Server Developer
14 9 (1.90%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (7.82%) .NET
2 36 (7.61%) HTML
3 29 (6.13%) CSS
4 24 (5.07%) XML
5 18 (3.81%) SOAP
6 16 (3.38%) Web Services
6 16 (3.38%) REST
7 15 (3.17%) AngularJS
7 15 (3.17%) ASP.NET
8 13 (2.75%) HTML5
9 12 (2.54%) JSON
9 12 (2.54%) Spring
10 11 (2.33%) J2EE
11 10 (2.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 10 (2.11%) jQuery
11 10 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (1.69%) Middleware
12 8 (1.69%) Hibernate
13 7 (1.48%) JSP
14 6 (1.27%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.07%) User Experience
3 17 (3.59%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.69%) Credit Risk
5 7 (1.48%) EPoS
5 7 (1.48%) Online Banking
6 6 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.06%) Equities
7 5 (1.06%) FMCG
7 5 (1.06%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.85%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.63%) PMI
9 3 (0.63%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.63%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.63%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.63%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.63%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.29%) Windows
2 20 (4.23%) UNIX
3 13 (2.75%) Linux
4 12 (2.54%) Android
5 9 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.21%) zOS
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (23.04%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (16.91%) E-Commerce
3 66 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
5 53 (11.21%) Project Management
6 33 (6.98%) Scrum
7 27 (5.71%) Business Analysis
8 26 (5.50%) TDD
9 24 (5.07%) Migration
10 23 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (4.86%) Analytics
11 17 (3.59%) BDD
11 17 (3.59%) ETL
12 16 (3.38%) ITIL
13 15 (3.17%) Change Management
13 15 (3.17%) MVC
14 14 (2.96%) PRINCE2
14 14 (2.96%) OO
14 14 (2.96%) Waterfall
15 13 (2.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 62 (13.11%) SQL
2 47 (9.94%) Java
3 41 (8.67%) C#
4 30 (6.34%) JavaScript
5 22 (4.65%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.48%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.27%) VBA
7 6 (1.27%) Objective-C
7 6 (1.27%) XPath
8 5 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 5 (1.06%) C
9 4 (0.85%) C++
9 4 (0.85%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.63%) Perl
10 3 (0.63%) PHP
11 2 (0.42%) COBOL
11 2 (0.42%) X++
11 2 (0.42%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (2.33%) Degree
2 7 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (0.85%) ISEB
4 4 (0.85%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.85%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.63%) APMP
5 3 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.42%) MBA
6 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.21%) PMP
7 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.21%) MCSE
7 1 (0.21%) MCSA
7 1 (0.21%) MCT
7 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.21%) MCITP
7 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.33%) QA
2 6 (1.27%) Basel III
3 5 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.06%) EMIR
3 5 (1.06%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.63%) SLA
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.42%) vSphere
3 1 (0.21%) Docker
3 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.42%) Puppet
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.42%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.21%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (0.21%) SCCM
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.21%) Oozie
3 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.21%) Jitterbit
3 1 (0.21%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 51 (10.78%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.94%) Oracle
3 22 (4.65%) IBM
4 17 (3.59%) SAP
5 14 (2.96%) Adobe
6 13 (2.75%) Cognos
7 10 (2.11%) hybris
8 9 (1.90%) VMware
9 7 (1.48%) ATG
10 4 (0.85%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.85%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.85%) Teradata
10 4 (0.85%) webMethods
10 4 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.63%) Informatica
11 3 (0.63%) Cisco
11 3 (0.63%) Citrix
11 3 (0.63%) Software AG
11 3 (0.63%) RedPrairie
11 3 (0.63%) CheckPoint
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £10.00 - £413.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Consult Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £10.00 - £423.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Consult Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £395.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago