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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 41 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing Retail 230 230 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.65% 4.04% 5.49%
As % of the General category 9.01% 7.44% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 171 259
Average daily rate
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£438 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.18% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.75 £18.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.08% +13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £18.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £18.50 £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.13 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+65.28% -2.41%
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
2554 3091 3331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.65% 54.28% 58.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1976 2234 2606
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 49 38
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.38 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.15% +1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.95 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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.

1 154 (34.61%) Banking
2 144 (32.36%) Finance
3 111 (24.94%) Retail Banking
4 81 (18.20%) E-Commerce
5 75 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 48 (10.79%) Project Management
8 46 (10.34%) SQL
9 44 (9.89%) Java
10 40 (8.99%) Microsoft
11 39 (8.76%) Oracle
12 33 (7.42%) User Experience
13 32 (7.19%) Business Analysis
14 29 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
15 28 (6.29%) User Acceptance Testing
16 26 (5.84%) HTML
17 25 (5.62%) Windows
18 24 (5.39%) MS Excel
19 22 (4.94%) .NET
20 21 (4.72%) JavaScript
21 20 (4.49%) Waterfall
22 19 (4.27%) Android
22 19 (4.27%) C#
22 19 (4.27%) SQL Server
22 19 (4.27%) Scrum
22 19 (4.27%) Degree
23 18 (4.04%) Marketing
23 18 (4.04%) Migration
23 18 (4.04%) Linux
23 18 (4.04%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 14 (3.15%) CMS
2 11 (2.47%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.57%) IIS
4 6 (1.35%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.12%) SAS
6 4 (0.90%) JBoss
6 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.67%) Node.js
7 3 (0.67%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (0.67%) EPiServer CMS
7 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.45%) Magnolia
8 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.45%) Lync
8 2 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.45%) Drupal
8 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.45%) Liferay
8 2 (0.45%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 24 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.82%) MS Office
3 9 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.80%) Photoshop
5 7 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.57%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (1.35%) MS Project
7 4 (0.90%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.67%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.80%) Oracle Retail
2 7 (1.57%) Oracle Cash Management
2 7 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.45%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.45%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.45%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.22%) Shopify
5 1 (0.22%) Eikon
5 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.22%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.22%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.67%) SaaS
1 3 (0.67%) Office 365
1 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.45%) Force.com
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.22%) IaaS
3 1 (0.22%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.22%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.47%) Network Security
2 8 (1.80%) Internet
2 8 (1.80%) FTP
3 5 (1.12%) ATM
3 5 (1.12%) LAN
3 5 (1.12%) WAN
3 5 (1.12%) DHCP
3 5 (1.12%) Firewall
3 5 (1.12%) DNS
4 4 (0.90%) Extranet
4 4 (0.90%) OSPF
4 4 (0.90%) BGP
4 4 (0.90%) EIGRP
4 4 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.45%) HTTP
5 2 (0.45%) Wireless
5 2 (0.45%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.22%) Wireless Security
6 1 (0.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.35%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.12%) Big Data
5 5 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.90%) MS Access
6 4 (0.90%) OLAP
6 4 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.67%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.67%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.45%) MySQL
8 2 (0.45%) DB2
8 2 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.45%) QlikView
8 2 (0.45%) Jackrabbit
8 2 (0.45%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (3.15%) Selenium
2 9 (2.02%) JIRA
3 8 (1.80%) Maven
4 7 (1.57%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.35%) JUnit
6 5 (1.12%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.90%) Axure RP
8 3 (0.67%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.67%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.67%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.67%) Ant
8 3 (0.67%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.45%) JMeter
9 2 (0.45%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.45%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.22%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.22%) MSTest
10 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 154 (34.61%) Banking
2 144 (32.36%) Finance
3 111 (24.94%) Retail Banking
4 18 (4.04%) Marketing
5 12 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.25%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.02%) Legal
8 6 (1.35%) Back Office
8 6 (1.35%) Games
9 5 (1.12%) Private Banking
9 5 (1.12%) Multimedia
9 5 (1.12%) French Language
10 4 (0.90%) German Language
10 4 (0.90%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.90%) Front Office
11 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.67%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.45%) Advertising
12 2 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (27.42%) Analyst
2 68 (15.28%) Developer
2 68 (15.28%) Business Analyst
3 54 (12.13%) Architect
4 46 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 24 (5.39%) Consultant
6 23 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (3.15%) Designer
8 12 (2.70%) Senior Developer
9 11 (2.47%) Technical Architect
9 11 (2.47%) Test Analyst
9 11 (2.47%) Banking Business Analyst
10 10 (2.25%) Tester
10 10 (2.25%) Data Analyst
11 9 (2.02%) Programme Manager
11 9 (2.02%) User Experience Researcher
12 8 (1.80%) PMO Analyst
12 8 (1.80%) Systems Analyst
12 8 (1.80%) Java Developer
13 7 (1.57%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.84%) HTML
2 22 (4.94%) .NET
3 18 (4.04%) CSS
4 11 (2.47%) Web Services
4 11 (2.47%) Middleware
4 11 (2.47%) HTML5
5 10 (2.25%) jQuery
5 10 (2.25%) J2EE
6 9 (2.02%) ASP.NET
6 9 (2.02%) XML
6 9 (2.02%) Spring
6 9 (2.02%) RESTful
7 7 (1.57%) SOAP
7 7 (1.57%) CSS3
7 7 (1.57%) JSON
8 6 (1.35%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (0.90%) JSP
10 3 (0.67%) Ajax
10 3 (0.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.42%) User Experience
2 29 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.60%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.80%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (1.57%) SWIFT
5 7 (1.57%) Psychology
6 6 (1.35%) iPhone
6 6 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.12%) Market Risk
7 5 (1.12%) FMCG
8 4 (0.90%) Social Media
8 4 (0.90%) Copywriting
8 4 (0.90%) iSeries
8 4 (0.90%) Open Source
8 4 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.67%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.67%) PMI
9 3 (0.67%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.67%) iPad
9 3 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.62%) Windows
2 19 (4.27%) Android
3 18 (4.04%) Apple iOS
3 18 (4.04%) Linux
4 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (0.90%) UNIX
5 3 (0.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.22%) AIX
7 1 (0.22%) Solaris
7 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.22%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (18.20%) E-Commerce
2 75 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (10.79%) Project Management
5 32 (7.19%) Business Analysis
6 28 (6.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (4.49%) Waterfall
8 19 (4.27%) Scrum
9 18 (4.04%) Migration
10 16 (3.60%) TDD
10 16 (3.60%) PRINCE2
10 16 (3.60%) Analytics
11 15 (3.37%) ITIL
11 15 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (3.15%) Data Analysis
13 13 (2.92%) Data Modelling
14 12 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (2.47%) Integration Testing
15 11 (2.47%) SOA
15 11 (2.47%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 46 (10.34%) SQL
2 44 (9.89%) Java
3 21 (4.72%) JavaScript
4 19 (4.27%) C#
5 12 (2.70%) VBA
6 9 (2.02%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.57%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.12%) VB
8 5 (1.12%) Python
8 5 (1.12%) Perl
9 4 (0.90%) PHP
10 3 (0.67%) COBOL
10 3 (0.67%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.67%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.67%) VBScript
10 3 (0.67%) R
11 2 (0.45%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.45%) Scala
11 2 (0.45%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (4.27%) Degree
2 14 (3.15%) VCP4
3 5 (1.12%) MCT
4 4 (0.90%) ISEB
4 4 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (0.90%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.45%) MBA
6 2 (0.45%) CFA
7 1 (0.22%) IIBA
7 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.22%) MAPM
7 1 (0.22%) ACCA
7 1 (0.22%) CIMA
7 1 (0.22%) PMP
7 1 (0.22%) CCA
7 1 (0.22%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.02%) QA
2 5 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.45%) FATCA
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) COBIT
4 1 (0.22%) Basel III
4 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.45%) RACF
2 2 (0.45%) XenApp
2 2 (0.45%) vSphere
3 1 (0.22%) vCloud
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.35%) Nessus
2 5 (1.12%) SCCM
3 4 (0.90%) SCOM
4 3 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.45%) Puppet
5 2 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.45%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.22%) Nagios
6 1 (0.22%) WMI
6 1 (0.22%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 40 (8.99%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.76%) Oracle
3 16 (3.60%) ATG
4 12 (2.70%) IBM
5 11 (2.47%) Adobe
5 11 (2.47%) hybris
6 9 (2.02%) Demandware
7 8 (1.80%) SAP
7 8 (1.80%) Cisco
8 6 (1.35%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.35%) Teradata
8 6 (1.35%) Splunk
8 6 (1.35%) Qualys
9 5 (1.12%) Citrix
10 4 (0.90%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.90%) Symantec
10 4 (0.90%) HP
11 3 (0.67%) Apple
11 3 (0.67%) VMware
11 3 (0.67%) EPiServer
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