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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank - 19 23
Contract jobs citing Retail 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London - 2.78% 3.74%
As % of the General category - 4.23% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £540 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-46.77% +12.72%
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
70 71 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 47.30% 65.74% 77.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 52 114
Average daily rate £575 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £398 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £33.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -6.12%

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
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 24 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
2 4 (57.14%) Low Latency
2 4 (57.14%) Algorithms
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) CA
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Private Banking
5 1 (14.29%) QA

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Private Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (57.14%) Algorithms
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
2 4 (57.14%) Low Latency
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) CA