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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
London / City of London
Rank 48 67 40
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -27
Contract jobs citing Retail 119 94 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.03% 2.98% 4.38%
As % of the General category 7.87% 5.34% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 77 165
Median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £28.75 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +125.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -45.17%

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
1513 1760 2596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.18% 55.78% 51.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1203 1399 2005
Median daily rate £513 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 15
Median hourly rate £15.98 £32.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.06% +79.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.94 £55.00 £24.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £23.43
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.74%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017, 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 82 (33.33%) Finance
2 72 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (27.24%) Banking
4 46 (18.70%) Retail Banking
5 44 (17.89%) E-Commerce
6 37 (15.04%) Java
7 30 (12.20%) SQL
7 30 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (11.79%) Financial Institution
8 29 (11.79%) Asset Management
9 28 (11.38%) Microsoft
10 27 (10.98%) Fixed Income
10 27 (10.98%) Equities
11 25 (10.16%) JavaScript
12 22 (8.94%) Project Management
13 21 (8.54%) HTML
13 21 (8.54%) Windows
14 20 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (8.13%) Scrum
14 20 (8.13%) DevOps
15 19 (7.72%) User Experience
16 18 (7.32%) CSS
17 17 (6.91%) Big Data
18 16 (6.50%) Analytics
18 16 (6.50%) SQL Server
18 16 (6.50%) Business Analysis
18 16 (6.50%) Degree
18 16 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
19 15 (6.10%) .NET
19 15 (6.10%) Analytical Skills

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 7 (2.85%) Apache Spark
1 7 (2.85%) MS Exchange
1 7 (2.85%) SAS
1 7 (2.85%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.63%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.22%) Drupal
3 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.22%) JBoss
3 3 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.81%) Apache
4 2 (0.81%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.81%) CMS
4 2 (0.81%) Confluence
4 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.81%) Kentico
5 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.41%) IPython
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (4.88%) MS Office
2 11 (4.47%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.22%) Adobe Captivate
3 3 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.22%) SPSS
4 2 (0.81%) MS Project
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (2.44%) SAP Retail
2 5 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.63%) Magento
4 3 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.22%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 3 (1.22%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.22%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.22%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 3 (1.22%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.81%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.41%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.41%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.41%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.41%) Summit
6 1 (0.41%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.25%) Office 365
4 5 (2.03%) IaaS
5 3 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.22%) PaaS
6 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.81%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.81%) SaaS
6 2 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.41%) Force.com
7 1 (0.41%) GitHub
7 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.07%) Firewall
2 8 (3.25%) Network Security
2 8 (3.25%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.44%) Internet
3 6 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (2.03%) HTTP
5 4 (1.63%) Skype
5 4 (1.63%) Wireless
6 3 (1.22%) LAN
6 3 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.81%) ISDN
7 2 (0.81%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.81%) WAN
8 1 (0.41%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (0.41%) DNS
8 1 (0.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.91%) Big Data
2 16 (6.50%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.69%) Hadoop
4 13 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.85%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.03%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.03%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.03%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.63%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.81%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.81%) MySQL
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.81%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.81%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (0.81%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.66%) JIRA
3 8 (3.25%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.44%) Maven
5 5 (2.03%) Selenium
5 5 (2.03%) Subversion
5 5 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.63%) Mocha
7 3 (1.22%) gulp
7 3 (1.22%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.22%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.22%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.81%) Ant
8 2 (0.81%) Bower
8 2 (0.81%) Protractor
8 2 (0.81%) Sinon.JS
8 2 (0.81%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 82 (33.33%) Finance
2 67 (27.24%) Banking
3 46 (18.70%) Retail Banking
4 29 (11.79%) Financial Institution
5 12 (4.88%) Advertising
6 10 (4.07%) Legal
7 6 (2.44%) Marketing
8 5 (2.03%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.22%) Back Office
10 3 (1.22%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.81%) Front Office
11 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.41%) Billing
12 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.41%) French Language
12 1 (0.41%) Games
12 1 (0.41%) International Banking
12 1 (0.41%) Law
12 1 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (21.54%) Developer
2 47 (19.11%) Analyst
3 32 (13.01%) Architect
4 27 (10.98%) Project Manager
5 18 (7.32%) Business Analyst
6 13 (5.28%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (4.47%) Data Architect
8 10 (4.07%) Consultant
8 10 (4.07%) Senior Manager
9 9 (3.66%) Agile Coach
9 9 (3.66%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.25%) Data Analyst
10 8 (3.25%) Senior Developer
11 7 (2.85%) IT Manager
11 7 (2.85%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (2.44%) Angular Developer
12 6 (2.44%) Infrastructure Manager
12 6 (2.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 6 (2.44%) Security Analyst
12 6 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.54%) HTML
2 18 (7.32%) CSS
3 15 (6.10%) .NET
4 14 (5.69%) HTML5
4 14 (5.69%) Web Services
5 13 (5.28%) REST
6 12 (4.88%) CSS3
7 10 (4.07%) AngularJS
8 9 (3.66%) J2EE
8 9 (3.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (3.25%) SOAP
10 7 (2.85%) XML
11 6 (2.44%) jQuery
11 6 (2.44%) RESTful
11 6 (2.44%) Spring
12 5 (2.03%) ASP.NET
12 5 (2.03%) Middleware
13 4 (1.63%) LESS
13 4 (1.63%) Node.js
13 4 (1.63%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.98%) Equities
1 27 (10.98%) Fixed Income
2 19 (7.72%) User Experience
3 15 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.66%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (2.03%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.63%) Online Banking
8 4 (1.63%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.22%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.22%) EPoS
9 3 (1.22%) Replication
9 3 (1.22%) SCORM
10 2 (0.81%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.81%) NHS
10 2 (0.81%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.81%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.54%) Windows
2 11 (4.47%) Unix
3 7 (2.85%) Linux
4 5 (2.03%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.63%) Android
6 3 (1.22%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (17.89%) E-Commerce
3 30 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (11.79%) Asset Management
5 22 (8.94%) Project Management
6 20 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (8.13%) DevOps
6 20 (8.13%) Scrum
7 16 (6.50%) Analytics
7 16 (6.50%) Business Analysis
8 15 (6.10%) Mentoring
9 14 (5.69%) Data Modelling
9 14 (5.69%) Kanban
10 13 (5.28%) TDD
11 12 (4.88%) Information Security
12 11 (4.47%) Risk Management
12 11 (4.47%) Service Management
12 11 (4.47%) Software Engineering
12 11 (4.47%) Unit Testing
12 11 (4.47%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (15.04%) Java
2 30 (12.20%) SQL
3 25 (10.16%) JavaScript
4 14 (5.69%) C#
5 10 (4.07%) Python
6 6 (2.44%) R
7 5 (2.03%) Ruby
8 4 (1.63%) Scala
8 4 (1.63%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.63%) VBA
9 3 (1.22%) Apple Swift
9 3 (1.22%) Perl
9 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.81%) C
10 2 (0.81%) C++
10 2 (0.81%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.81%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.41%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (6.50%) Degree
2 7 (2.85%) CISSP
3 6 (2.44%) CISM
3 6 (2.44%) CNA
3 6 (2.44%) GCIA
3 6 (2.44%) GCIH
3 6 (2.44%) GIAC
3 6 (2.44%) Network+ Certification
3 6 (2.44%) Novell Certification
3 6 (2.44%) SANS
4 2 (0.81%) ISEB
4 2 (0.81%) MCITP
4 2 (0.81%) MCP
4 2 (0.81%) MCSE
4 2 (0.81%) MCTS
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.41%) PhD
5 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.66%) PMO
2 7 (2.85%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.44%) QA
4 3 (1.22%) MiFID
5 2 (0.81%) AIFMD
5 2 (0.81%) EMIR
5 2 (0.81%) FATCA
5 2 (0.81%) IFRS
5 2 (0.81%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.41%) GDPR
6 1 (0.41%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.41%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (5.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.44%) Docker
3 2 (0.81%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.81%) HDFS
3 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.44%) Ansible
1 6 (2.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.81%) Puppet
3 2 (0.81%) SCCM
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.41%) Mesos
4 1 (0.41%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.41%) Terraform
4 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.28%) Oracle
2 13 (5.28%) SAP
3 12 (4.88%) Adobe
4 8 (3.25%) Cisco
5 7 (2.85%) hybris
6 6 (2.44%) Sun
7 5 (2.03%) Splunk
8 4 (1.63%) ATG
9 3 (1.22%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.22%) Google
9 3 (1.22%) IBM
9 3 (1.22%) Serena
9 3 (1.22%) Tableau
10 2 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.81%) Polycom
10 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.81%) SimCorp
10 2 (0.81%) Sonus
10 2 (0.81%) Workday
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