The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
UK / England
Rank 44 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Retail 1885 2064 2052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.51% 4.40% 4.32%
As % of the General category 12.09% 11.46% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1201 1283 1389
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.91% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -45.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £45.00 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -45.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
15588 18015 18377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.26% 38.41% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10287 11811 11876
Median daily rate £455 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.16% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 467 413
Median hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.45 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% +48.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in England

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in England

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in England

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in England

Retail
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 1013 £475 +5.55% 340
South East 0 272 £450 +9.09% 181
North West +3 126 £400 +2.56% 93
East Midlands -5 108 £275 -26.66% 76
Yorkshire +4 92 £425 +1.19% 82
West Midlands -4 86 £400 - 57
East of England -17 85 £450 - 80
South West +23 81 £425 +6.25% 81
North East -16 11 £481 -2.28% 14
Midlands -7 9 £506 +12.50%
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Retail.

1 986 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
2 977 (24.53%) Finance
3 723 (18.15%) E-Commerce
4 703 (17.65%) Banking
5 491 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 475 (11.93%) SQL
7 416 (10.44%) Retail Banking
8 412 (10.34%) Oracle
9 404 (10.14%) Microsoft
10 402 (10.09%) Java
11 366 (9.19%) SAP
12 346 (8.69%) Scrum
13 341 (8.56%) Project Management
14 321 (8.06%) JavaScript
15 310 (7.78%) Windows
16 303 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
17 291 (7.31%) HTML
18 278 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
19 258 (6.48%) CSS
20 252 (6.33%) MS Excel
21 249 (6.25%) Analytics
22 239 (6.00%) Business Analysis
23 224 (5.62%) SQL Server
24 217 (5.45%) Marketing
25 215 (5.40%) User Experience
26 213 (5.35%) Migration
27 204 (5.12%) JIRA
28 194 (4.87%) .NET
29 191 (4.80%) TDD
30 182 (4.57%) C#

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 126 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 98 (2.46%) CMS
3 97 (2.44%) WebSphere
4 69 (1.73%) SAS
5 68 (1.71%) Confluence
6 59 (1.48%) Skype for Business
7 56 (1.41%) Apache Spark
8 50 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
9 46 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 38 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 34 (0.85%) Apache
11 34 (0.85%) Tomcat
12 26 (0.65%) IIS
12 26 (0.65%) MS Exchange
13 24 (0.60%) JBoss
14 22 (0.55%) Apache Pig
15 19 (0.48%) WebLogic
16 15 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
17 14 (0.35%) IBM Notes
18 13 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 252 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 133 (3.34%) MS Office
3 70 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 50 (1.26%) MS Project
5 48 (1.21%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (0.25%) SPSS
8 8 (0.20%) HipChat
9 7 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.050%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.050%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.050%) InDesign
13 1 (0.025%) EViews
13 1 (0.025%) FreeHand
13 1 (0.025%) SketchUp
13 1 (0.025%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 91 (2.28%) SAP Retail
2 72 (1.81%) Oracle Retail
3 68 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
4 67 (1.68%) Dynamics NAV
5 59 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
6 34 (0.85%) SAP SD
7 27 (0.68%) SAP FI
8 25 (0.63%) Magento
9 24 (0.60%) SAP CO
10 23 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
11 22 (0.55%) SAP MM
12 21 (0.53%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
13 20 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
13 20 (0.50%) SAP MDG
14 17 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
15 16 (0.40%) SAP CAR
16 15 (0.38%) Eikon
17 14 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
17 14 (0.35%) SAP FSCM
17 14 (0.35%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 158 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 136 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
3 96 (2.41%) Office 365
4 39 (0.98%) Yammer
5 35 (0.88%) GitHub
5 35 (0.88%) PaaS
6 28 (0.70%) IaaS
7 21 (0.53%) SaaS
8 18 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
9 16 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (0.38%) Google Analytics
11 13 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.15%) Basecamp
14 5 (0.13%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.13%) G Suite
14 5 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.10%) AdWords
15 4 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 77 (1.93%) Firewall
2 66 (1.66%) Internet
3 53 (1.33%) LAN
4 48 (1.21%) Network Security
5 44 (1.10%) DNS
6 42 (1.05%) WAN
7 41 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
8 40 (1.00%) TCP/IP
9 35 (0.88%) HTTP
10 32 (0.80%) VPN
11 30 (0.75%) Wireless
12 27 (0.68%) MPLS
13 25 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (0.50%) SSL
15 17 (0.43%) DHCP
16 16 (0.40%) VoIP
17 15 (0.38%) Intranet
18 13 (0.33%) SAN
18 13 (0.33%) Skype
19 12 (0.30%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 134 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
3 118 (2.96%) Big Data
4 93 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 93 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 76 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 59 (1.48%) Oracle Database
7 58 (1.46%) Relational Database
8 56 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 46 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
10 41 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
11 38 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
12 36 (0.90%) Apache Hive
12 36 (0.90%) MongoDB
13 34 (0.85%) MySQL
14 33 (0.83%) NoSQL
15 31 (0.78%) QlikView
16 30 (0.75%) DB2
17 29 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
18 20 (0.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 204 (5.12%) JIRA
2 150 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 129 (3.24%) Git (software)
4 106 (2.66%) Selenium
5 63 (1.58%) Cucumber
6 53 (1.33%) Maven
7 48 (1.21%) WebDriver
8 41 (1.03%) Subversion
9 35 (0.88%) JUnit
10 34 (0.85%) TeamCity
11 31 (0.78%) Gradle
11 31 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (0.60%) SoapUI
13 22 (0.55%) JMeter
14 18 (0.45%) Ant
15 17 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 17 (0.43%) Hudson
15 17 (0.43%) Jasmine
15 17 (0.43%) Visual Studio
16 16 (0.40%) gulp
General
1 977 (24.53%) Finance
2 703 (17.65%) Banking
3 416 (10.44%) Retail Banking
4 217 (5.45%) Marketing
5 144 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 113 (2.84%) Manufacturing
7 89 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 77 (1.93%) Legal
9 68 (1.71%) Advertising
10 50 (1.26%) Investment Banking
11 41 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 37 (0.93%) Back Office
13 36 (0.90%) Automotive
14 30 (0.75%) Games
15 27 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
16 25 (0.63%) Publishing
17 22 (0.55%) Billing
18 20 (0.50%) German Language
19 18 (0.45%) Private Banking
20 17 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 814 (20.44%) Analyst
2 719 (18.05%) Developer
3 438 (11.00%) Architect
4 406 (10.19%) Business Analyst
5 398 (9.99%) Project Manager
6 288 (7.23%) Consultant
7 188 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
8 101 (2.54%) Designer
8 101 (2.54%) Programme Manager
9 100 (2.51%) Java Developer
10 98 (2.46%) Retail Business Analyst
11 92 (2.31%) SAP Consultant
12 89 (2.23%) Test Analyst
13 82 (2.06%) Senior Developer
14 79 (1.98%) IT Manager
15 74 (1.86%) Senior Analyst
16 70 (1.76%) Senior Manager
17 68 (1.71%) Data Architect
18 66 (1.66%) E-Commerce Manager
19 65 (1.63%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (7.31%) HTML
2 258 (6.48%) CSS
3 194 (4.87%) .NET
4 161 (4.04%) HTML5
5 143 (3.59%) Web Services
6 131 (3.29%) XML
7 120 (3.01%) AngularJS
8 107 (2.69%) CSS3
9 91 (2.28%) J2EE
10 88 (2.21%) Spring
11 79 (1.98%) RESTful
12 77 (1.93%) JSON
13 73 (1.83%) jQuery
13 73 (1.83%) SOAP
14 67 (1.68%) Node.js
14 67 (1.68%) REST
15 65 (1.63%) ASP.NET
16 60 (1.51%) Middleware
17 43 (1.08%) React
18 42 (1.05%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 278 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 215 (5.40%) User Experience
3 110 (2.76%) Management Information System
4 100 (2.51%) EPoS
5 83 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 80 (2.01%) FMCG
7 65 (1.63%) Computer Science
8 55 (1.38%) Data Centre
9 43 (1.08%) iPad
10 41 (1.03%) Social Media
11 39 (0.98%) Equities
12 36 (0.90%) iPhone
13 35 (0.88%) Algorithms
13 35 (0.88%) Credit Risk
13 35 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
13 35 (0.88%) Virtual Team
14 34 (0.85%) Data Structures
14 34 (0.85%) Fixed Income
15 26 (0.65%) Blackberry
16 23 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 310 (7.78%) Windows
2 171 (4.29%) Linux
3 157 (3.94%) Unix
4 85 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 76 (1.91%) Apple iOS
6 60 (1.51%) Android
7 54 (1.36%) Windows 7
8 35 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (0.55%) AIX
12 17 (0.43%) Windows 10
13 16 (0.40%) Mac OS X
14 14 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
15 13 (0.33%) Mac OS
15 13 (0.33%) Windows XP
16 12 (0.30%) Windows 8
17 10 (0.25%) CentOS
17 10 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 986 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
2 723 (18.15%) E-Commerce
3 491 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 346 (8.69%) Scrum
5 341 (8.56%) Project Management
6 303 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
7 249 (6.25%) Analytics
8 239 (6.00%) Business Analysis
9 213 (5.35%) Migration
10 191 (4.80%) TDD
11 178 (4.47%) DevOps
12 173 (4.34%) CRM
13 164 (4.12%) ITIL
14 160 (4.02%) ERP
15 159 (3.99%) PRINCE2
16 151 (3.79%) Change Management
17 140 (3.51%) BDD
18 136 (3.41%) Waterfall
19 124 (3.11%) User Acceptance Testing
20 122 (3.06%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 475 (11.93%) SQL
2 402 (10.09%) Java
3 321 (8.06%) JavaScript
4 182 (4.57%) C#
5 105 (2.64%) Python
6 59 (1.48%) Shell Script
7 57 (1.43%) T-SQL
8 47 (1.18%) Scala
9 46 (1.15%) C
10 42 (1.05%) PL/SQL
11 38 (0.95%) PowerShell
12 36 (0.90%) Apple Swift
12 36 (0.90%) PHP
12 36 (0.90%) Ruby
13 34 (0.85%) Perl
14 33 (0.83%) R
15 31 (0.78%) Bash Shell
15 31 (0.78%) Objective-C
16 29 (0.73%) VBA
17 19 (0.48%) Go
Qualifications
1 181 (4.54%) Degree
2 60 (1.51%) ISEB
3 45 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (1.13%) CISSP
4 34 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (0.80%) MCSE
6 31 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 29 (0.73%) PMP
8 27 (0.68%) ISTQB
8 27 (0.68%) PMI Certification
8 27 (0.68%) Security Cleared
9 25 (0.63%) CISM
10 24 (0.60%) CCNP
11 23 (0.58%) SC Cleared
12 21 (0.53%) CCIE
13 20 (0.50%) CISA
14 14 (0.35%) APMP
14 14 (0.35%) Network+ Certification
15 13 (0.33%) CCNA
15 13 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (3.29%) QA
2 42 (1.05%) Data Quality
2 42 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 40 (1.00%) SLA
4 36 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.40%) IFRS
6 15 (0.38%) IFRS 9
6 15 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.33%) SDET
8 12 (0.30%) GDPR
8 12 (0.30%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.25%) MiFID
9 10 (0.25%) WCAG
10 8 (0.20%) P3O
11 7 (0.18%) FATCA
11 7 (0.18%) Solvency II
12 4 (0.10%) Basel III
13 3 (0.075%) EMIR
13 3 (0.075%) SEPA
14 2 (0.050%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 131 (3.29%) Active Directory
2 75 (1.88%) Docker
3 42 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (0.23%) vSphere
9 8 (0.20%) vCloud
10 6 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.13%) HDFS
11 5 (0.13%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.10%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.075%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 2 (0.050%) Firmware
14 2 (0.050%) PowerHA
14 2 (0.050%) SRDF
15 1 (0.025%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 81 (2.03%) Ansible
2 78 (1.96%) Puppet
3 63 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (0.63%) Terraform
5 22 (0.55%) SCCM
6 16 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (0.30%) AirWatch
8 11 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 7 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 7 (0.18%) Oozie
9 7 (0.18%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.13%) Consul
10 5 (0.13%) Kubernetes
11 4 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.10%) Pingdom
11 4 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.075%) CA Spectrum
12 3 (0.075%) CA Wily
12 3 (0.075%) Mesos
12 3 (0.075%) Nagios
Vendors
1 412 (10.34%) Oracle
2 404 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 366 (9.19%) SAP
4 121 (3.04%) IBM
5 100 (2.51%) Adobe
6 93 (2.33%) Cisco
7 83 (2.08%) VMware
8 67 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
9 66 (1.66%) hybris
10 58 (1.46%) ATG
11 52 (1.31%) Google
12 46 (1.15%) Citrix
13 45 (1.13%) Infor
14 42 (1.05%) HP
15 39 (0.98%) Tableau
16 33 (0.83%) ServiceNow
17 29 (0.73%) CheckPoint
17 29 (0.73%) Red Hat
18 27 (0.68%) Splunk
19 24 (0.60%) Apple
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
First Point
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market rates plus expenses
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £280 - £330 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates plus expenses
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £240 - £250 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
PMC retail
Rate: From £600 to £750 per day 600-750pd
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £475 - £550 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £405.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Herefordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago