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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 18 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 7 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 6.73% 2.72% 7.43%
As % of the General category 10.45% 3.60% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
- +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -
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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
67 111 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 64.42% 75.51% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 87 85
Average daily rate £545 £516 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.56% +3.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £623 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £33.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +221.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Banking
3 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 4 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 2 (16.67%) Use Case
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
6 1 (8.33%) Quantitative Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) User Experience
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (8.33%) CBAP
6 1 (8.33%) Private Banking
6 1 (8.33%) Online Banking
6 1 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) Graphic Design
6 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
6 1 (8.33%) Legal

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (8.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
General
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Private Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) UI Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 4 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Online Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Use Case
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CBAP
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) MBA
1 1 (8.33%) CFA
1 1 (8.33%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (8.33%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) CA
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle