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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 46 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail 134 253 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.05% 4.67% 4.96%
As % of the General category 7.77% 8.84% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 183 222
Median daily rate £467 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £19.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-32.46% -38.88%
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
1725 2862 3221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.16% 52.85% 52.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1462 2239 2463
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 39 37
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 62 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (26.29%) Banking
2 61 (26.29%) Finance
3 60 (25.86%) E-Commerce
4 41 (17.67%) Project Management
5 35 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (14.66%) Retail Banking
7 21 (9.05%) SQL
7 21 (9.05%) User Experience
8 20 (8.62%) Migration
9 19 (8.19%) Linux
9 19 (8.19%) User Stories
10 18 (7.76%) Marketing
11 17 (7.33%) Java
12 16 (6.90%) Microsoft
12 16 (6.90%) hybris
13 15 (6.47%) Unit Testing
14 14 (6.03%) Use Case
14 14 (6.03%) JavaScript
14 14 (6.03%) Oracle
14 14 (6.03%) PRINCE2
14 14 (6.03%) CRM
15 13 (5.60%) Wireframes
16 12 (5.17%) .NET
17 11 (4.74%) HTML
17 11 (4.74%) Games
17 11 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (4.74%) DevOps
18 10 (4.31%) Ansible
18 10 (4.31%) UX Design

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 8 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.72%) Node.js
2 4 (1.72%) SAS
3 3 (1.29%) CMS
4 2 (0.86%) Apache
4 2 (0.86%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.86%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.86%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.43%) Drupal
5 1 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.43%) Kentico
5 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (3.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (3.88%) Fireworks
1 9 (3.88%) MS Excel
1 9 (3.88%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.59%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.29%) Magento
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.86%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.86%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.43%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.43%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.43%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.43%) SAP HR-PA
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle CX
3 3 (1.29%) Responsys
4 2 (0.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.86%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.86%) CloudFront
4 2 (0.86%) Office 365
4 2 (0.86%) Route 53
4 2 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.72%) Firewall
1 4 (1.72%) Wireless
2 3 (1.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (0.86%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (0.86%) DNS
3 2 (0.86%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.86%) Internet
3 2 (0.86%) Network Security
3 2 (0.86%) WAN
4 1 (0.43%) BGP
4 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.43%) DHCP
4 1 (0.43%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.43%) LAN
4 1 (0.43%) NFC
4 1 (0.43%) OSPF
4 1 (0.43%) SAN
4 1 (0.43%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.16%) Big Data
2 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.29%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (0.86%) MySQL
5 2 (0.86%) QlikView
5 2 (0.86%) Redis
5 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.43%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.16%) Jasmine
2 5 (2.16%) NUnit
2 5 (2.16%) Selenium
2 5 (2.16%) SpecFlow
2 5 (2.16%) WebDriver
3 4 (1.72%) JUnit
3 4 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.29%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.86%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.86%) Grunt
5 2 (0.86%) gulp
5 2 (0.86%) Hudson
6 1 (0.43%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.43%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.43%) Emacs
6 1 (0.43%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.43%) Mocha
6 1 (0.43%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.43%) Protractor
General
1 61 (26.29%) Banking
1 61 (26.29%) Finance
2 34 (14.66%) Retail Banking
3 18 (7.76%) Marketing
4 11 (4.74%) Games
5 10 (4.31%) Electronics
6 5 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.29%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.29%) Law
8 2 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.86%) Front Office
8 2 (0.86%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Back Office
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (18.10%) Analyst
2 30 (12.93%) Developer
3 29 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 23 (9.91%) Business Analyst
5 22 (9.48%) Architect
6 13 (5.60%) Designer
6 13 (5.60%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (5.17%) UX Designer
8 11 (4.74%) Consultant
9 10 (4.31%) Test Analyst
10 8 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (3.45%) Programme Manager
11 7 (3.02%) Banking Analyst
11 7 (3.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 6 (2.59%) Administrator
12 6 (2.59%) AWS Engineer
12 6 (2.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 6 (2.59%) Test Leader
13 5 (2.16%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.17%) .NET
2 11 (4.74%) HTML
3 8 (3.45%) Web Services
4 7 (3.02%) .NET Framework
5 6 (2.59%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.59%) HTML5
5 6 (2.59%) J2EE
5 6 (2.59%) jQuery
6 5 (2.16%) Entity Framework
7 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.72%) CSS
7 4 (1.72%) XML
8 3 (1.29%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (1.29%) LAMP
8 3 (1.29%) Middleware
8 3 (1.29%) REST
8 3 (1.29%) SOAP
9 2 (0.86%) NHibernate
9 2 (0.86%) Spring
9 2 (0.86%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.05%) User Experience
2 8 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.16%) EPoS
3 5 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (1.72%) Online Banking
5 3 (1.29%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.29%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.29%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.29%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (1.29%) Reinsurance
6 2 (0.86%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.86%) Equities
7 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.43%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.43%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.43%) Physics
7 1 (0.43%) Psychology
7 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.19%) Linux
2 9 (3.88%) Windows
3 3 (1.29%) Unix
3 3 (1.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.86%) CentOS
4 2 (0.86%) Debian
4 2 (0.86%) Fedora
4 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.43%) Android
5 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.43%) VMS
5 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (25.86%) E-Commerce
3 41 (17.67%) Project Management
4 35 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (8.62%) Migration
6 19 (8.19%) User Stories
7 15 (6.47%) Unit Testing
8 14 (6.03%) CRM
8 14 (6.03%) PRINCE2
8 14 (6.03%) Use Case
9 13 (5.60%) Wireframes
10 11 (4.74%) DevOps
10 11 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (4.31%) Scrum
11 10 (4.31%) UX Design
12 9 (3.88%) Analytics
12 9 (3.88%) Waterfall
13 8 (3.45%) Mentoring
14 7 (3.02%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.05%) SQL
2 17 (7.33%) Java
3 14 (6.03%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.31%) C#
4 10 (4.31%) PHP
4 10 (4.31%) Python
5 8 (3.45%) Ruby
6 7 (3.02%) Go
7 6 (2.59%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.86%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.86%) Groovy
8 2 (0.86%) Perl
8 2 (0.86%) Scala
8 2 (0.86%) VBA
9 1 (0.43%) C++
9 1 (0.43%) Jython
9 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (1.72%) Degree
2 2 (0.86%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.43%) CAPM
3 1 (0.43%) CISA
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.43%) PMP
3 1 (0.43%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.31%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) COBIT
3 1 (0.43%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (3.45%) Docker
2 5 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.86%) KVM
4 2 (0.86%) vSphere
5 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (4.31%) Ansible
2 9 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.59%) Packer
3 6 (2.59%) Terraform
4 5 (2.16%) Puppet
5 2 (0.86%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.43%) Nagios
6 1 (0.43%) Opsview
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 16 (6.90%) hybris
1 16 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.03%) Oracle
3 8 (3.45%) IBM
4 7 (3.02%) VMware
5 6 (2.59%) ATG
5 6 (2.59%) SAP
6 5 (2.16%) Cisco
6 5 (2.16%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.29%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.29%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.29%) NetApp
7 3 (1.29%) Tableau
8 2 (0.86%) Adobe
8 2 (0.86%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.86%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.86%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.43%) Citrix
9 1 (0.43%) Dell
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