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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 21 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.90% 4.12% 5.23%
As % of the General category 3.45% 5.71% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
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£540 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
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 £18.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.26% +40.00%
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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
58 70 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 55.24% 72.16% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 60 100
Average daily rate £550 £520 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £400 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 28 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
2 4 (44.44%) Low Latency
2 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (11.11%) CBAP
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) CA
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (11.11%) Private Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Graphic Design
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Private Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) UI Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
2 4 (44.44%) Low Latency
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) CA
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle