The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 17 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 4.39% 0.39% 1.21%
As % of the General category 6.67% 0.54% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£688 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £16.20 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-23.79% +1.25%
Retail
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

General Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
75 185 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 65.79% 72.27% 62.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 159 105
Average daily rate £525 £546 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Docklands, London region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Docklands, London region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Retail Banking
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) B2B
3 2 (25.00%) PMI
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
4 1 (12.50%) International Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) MCITP
4 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Retail Banking
2 1 (12.50%) International Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) B2B
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) PMP
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft