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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 38 54 35
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Contract jobs citing Retail 181 167 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.29% 3.60% 4.95%
As % of the General category 10.27% 6.84% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 127 218
Median daily rate £500 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £417
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £17.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +43.75%
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
1762 2442 3035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.51% 52.61% 51.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1414 1886 2258
Median daily rate £495 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 28 31
Median hourly rate £19.92 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.34% +16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £27.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.74%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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.

1 122 (35.67%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (34.50%) Finance
3 82 (23.98%) Banking
4 57 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 48 (14.04%) Retail Banking
7 46 (13.45%) Asset Management
8 44 (12.87%) SQL
8 44 (12.87%) Financial Institution
9 43 (12.57%) Equities
9 43 (12.57%) Project Management
10 42 (12.28%) Fixed Income
11 32 (9.36%) Java
12 31 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (9.06%) DevOps
13 28 (8.19%) JavaScript
13 28 (8.19%) HTML
13 28 (8.19%) SQL Server
14 27 (7.89%) Microsoft
14 27 (7.89%) Scrum
14 27 (7.89%) Business Analysis
15 26 (7.60%) TDD
15 26 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
15 26 (7.60%) Jenkins
16 25 (7.31%) Linux
17 23 (6.73%) Python
17 23 (6.73%) Marketing
17 23 (6.73%) Analytics
18 22 (6.43%) Waterfall
18 22 (6.43%) User Experience

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 14 (4.09%) WebSphere
2 8 (2.34%) SAS
2 8 (2.34%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.46%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.46%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.17%) Confluence
4 4 (1.17%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.88%) CMS
5 3 (0.88%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.58%) IIS
6 2 (0.58%) JBoss
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.29%) Apache
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.29%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.29%) Kentico
7 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.46%) MS Office
3 5 (1.46%) MS Project
3 5 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.17%) SPSS
5 2 (0.58%) InVision
5 2 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.29%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.29%) EViews
6 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.34%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (1.75%) Magento
3 5 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.58%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.58%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.29%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.29%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.29%) SAP HR-PA
5 1 (0.29%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.29%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.05%) IaaS
4 6 (1.75%) PaaS
5 5 (1.46%) Office 365
5 5 (1.46%) Responsys
6 4 (1.17%) Oracle CX
7 3 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 3 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.88%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.88%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.58%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.58%) Route 53
8 2 (0.58%) SaaS
8 2 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.92%) Internet
2 7 (2.05%) Intranet
2 7 (2.05%) Network Security
3 6 (1.75%) HTTP
3 6 (1.75%) MPLS
4 5 (1.46%) DNS
4 5 (1.46%) LAN
4 5 (1.46%) Unified Communications
4 5 (1.46%) VPN
4 5 (1.46%) WAN
5 4 (1.17%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.88%) FTP
6 3 (0.88%) ISDN
6 3 (0.88%) Skype
7 2 (0.58%) DHCP
7 2 (0.58%) DWDM
7 2 (0.58%) Firewall
7 2 (0.58%) IPsec
7 2 (0.58%) Wireless
8 1 (0.29%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.26%) Big Data
3 15 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.80%) Hadoop
4 13 (3.80%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.92%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.34%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (1.46%) Couchbase
9 4 (1.17%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.88%) BigTable
10 3 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.88%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 26 (7.60%) Jenkins
2 17 (4.97%) Git (software)
3 16 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (3.51%) JIRA
4 12 (3.51%) Selenium
5 10 (2.92%) Subversion
6 9 (2.63%) gulp
6 9 (2.63%) WebDriver
7 8 (2.34%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.05%) Mocha
9 6 (1.75%) Bower
9 6 (1.75%) Jasmine
9 6 (1.75%) Maven
9 6 (1.75%) Protractor
10 5 (1.46%) Grunt
10 5 (1.46%) Hudson
10 5 (1.46%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (1.46%) Sinon.JS
10 5 (1.46%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.17%) NUnit
General
1 118 (34.50%) Finance
2 82 (23.98%) Banking
3 48 (14.04%) Retail Banking
4 44 (12.87%) Financial Institution
5 23 (6.73%) Marketing
6 19 (5.56%) Legal
7 7 (2.05%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.75%) Games
9 4 (1.17%) Advertising
9 4 (1.17%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.58%) Back Office
11 2 (0.58%) French Language
11 2 (0.58%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.58%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.58%) Publishing
11 2 (0.58%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.29%) Front Office
12 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (20.76%) Analyst
2 64 (18.71%) Developer
3 40 (11.70%) Project Manager
4 36 (10.53%) Architect
5 34 (9.94%) Business Analyst
6 17 (4.97%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (4.39%) Senior Manager
8 14 (4.09%) Programme Manager
9 12 (3.51%) AWS Engineer
9 12 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (3.22%) AWS DevOps
10 11 (3.22%) Java Developer
10 11 (3.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 11 (3.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 10 (2.92%) IT Manager
11 10 (2.92%) Scrum Master
12 9 (2.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 9 (2.63%) Retail Business Analyst
12 9 (2.63%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.19%) HTML
2 21 (6.14%) .NET
2 21 (6.14%) CSS
3 17 (4.97%) HTML5
4 15 (4.39%) Web Services
4 15 (4.39%) XML
5 12 (3.51%) J2EE
6 10 (2.92%) RESTful
7 9 (2.63%) CSS3
8 8 (2.34%) AngularJS
8 8 (2.34%) jQuery
8 8 (2.34%) Middleware
9 7 (2.05%) .NET Framework
9 7 (2.05%) Spring
10 6 (1.75%) JSON
11 5 (1.46%) Entity Framework
11 5 (1.46%) Gherkin
11 5 (1.46%) LINQ
11 5 (1.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (1.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.57%) Equities
2 42 (12.28%) Fixed Income
3 26 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (6.43%) User Experience
5 17 (4.97%) Management Information System
6 14 (4.09%) Mathematics
7 11 (3.22%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.92%) EPoS
9 7 (2.05%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.75%) Fintech
11 5 (1.46%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.46%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (1.17%) Copywriting
12 4 (1.17%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.17%) iPhone
12 4 (1.17%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.17%) Statistics
12 4 (1.17%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.31%) Linux
2 10 (2.92%) Windows
3 6 (1.75%) Unix
4 4 (1.17%) Android
5 3 (0.88%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.88%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.58%) CentOS
6 2 (0.58%) Debian
6 2 (0.58%) Fedora
6 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (35.67%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 46 (13.45%) Asset Management
5 43 (12.57%) Project Management
6 31 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (9.06%) DevOps
7 27 (7.89%) Business Analysis
7 27 (7.89%) Scrum
8 26 (7.60%) TDD
9 23 (6.73%) Analytics
10 22 (6.43%) Waterfall
11 21 (6.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (4.97%) Data Modelling
12 17 (4.97%) PRINCE2
12 17 (4.97%) Unit Testing
13 15 (4.39%) BDD
13 15 (4.39%) CRM
13 15 (4.39%) Information Security
13 15 (4.39%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (12.87%) SQL
2 32 (9.36%) Java
3 28 (8.19%) JavaScript
4 23 (6.73%) Python
5 19 (5.56%) Ruby
6 15 (4.39%) C#
6 15 (4.39%) Go
7 11 (3.22%) Perl
7 11 (3.22%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.63%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.34%) PHP
10 7 (2.05%) Scala
11 6 (1.75%) R
12 5 (1.46%) Clojure
13 3 (0.88%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.88%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.88%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.58%) Groovy
14 2 (0.58%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (6.43%) Degree
2 5 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.17%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.88%) PMP
5 2 (0.58%) APMP
5 2 (0.58%) CCNA
5 2 (0.58%) CCNP
5 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.58%) CISM
5 2 (0.58%) CISSP
5 2 (0.58%) GIAC
5 2 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.29%) APMG
6 1 (0.29%) CNA
6 1 (0.29%) GCIA
6 1 (0.29%) GCIH
6 1 (0.29%) GSEC
6 1 (0.29%) ISACA
6 1 (0.29%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.68%) QA
2 6 (1.75%) MiFID
3 5 (1.46%) SDET
4 4 (1.17%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.88%) Basel III
6 2 (0.58%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.58%) EMIR
6 2 (0.58%) FATCA
6 2 (0.58%) SEPA
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.29%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (5.56%) Docker
2 9 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.17%) HDFS
4 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (5.56%) Ansible
1 19 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (3.80%) Terraform
3 11 (3.22%) Packer
4 7 (2.05%) Puppet
5 5 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.58%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.29%) Nagios
7 1 (0.29%) Oozie
7 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.14%) hybris
2 21 (6.14%) Oracle
3 11 (3.22%) IBM
4 10 (2.92%) Tableau
5 9 (2.63%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (2.05%) SAP
7 6 (1.75%) Cisco
7 6 (1.75%) Google
7 6 (1.75%) Splunk
8 4 (1.17%) ATG
8 4 (1.17%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.17%) Serena
9 3 (0.88%) Adobe
9 3 (0.88%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.88%) HP
9 3 (0.88%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.88%) Polycom
9 3 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.88%) Sonus
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