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 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 37 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 2463 2449 2566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.90% 4.62% 5.03%
As % of the General category 13.54% 11.67% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1518 1613 1729
Median daily rate £445 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 30 41
Median hourly rate £19.23 £16.50 £14.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.54% +17.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.79 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £51.00 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £17.00 £12.96
% change year-on-year
+217.64% +31.17%
Retail
UK

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
18187 20988 19715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.21% 39.62% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12260 13728 12456
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 578 500
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.83 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.39% +7.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.46 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.83 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +11.11%

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 26 August 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the England region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Retail Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 1316 £475 +8.44% 306
South East +1 292 £425 +6.25% 96
North West -4 158 £425 - 61
East of England +6 150 £408 -4.11% 47
West Midlands -12 145 £400 - 45
Yorkshire -3 127 £415 +16.57% 63
East Midlands +5 118 £375 -6.25% 59
South West -3 117 £365 -5.80% 54
Midlands +6 21 £500 -9.09%
North East -21 14 £350 -20.00% 6
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 1191 (25.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1157 (24.38%) Finance
3 882 (18.58%) Banking
4 849 (17.89%) E-Commerce
5 659 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 546 (11.50%) Retail Banking
7 521 (10.98%) Project Management
8 519 (10.94%) SQL
9 502 (10.58%) Java
10 448 (9.44%) Oracle
11 408 (8.60%) Microsoft
12 382 (8.05%) JavaScript
13 365 (7.69%) HTML
14 350 (7.37%) Business Analysis
15 347 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
16 342 (7.21%) SAP
17 340 (7.16%) Scrum
18 296 (6.24%) CRM
19 282 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
20 280 (5.90%) Marketing
21 274 (5.77%) CSS
22 273 (5.75%) Windows
23 272 (5.73%) Linux
24 254 (5.35%) Migration
25 245 (5.16%) SQL Server
26 235 (4.95%) TDD
27 228 (4.80%) Analytics
28 226 (4.76%) MS Excel
28 226 (4.76%) User Experience
29 220 (4.64%) PRINCE2

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
1 119 (2.51%) CMS
2 116 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 103 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 88 (1.85%) SAS
5 61 (1.29%) Confluence
6 55 (1.16%) Apache
7 48 (1.01%) Apache Spark
7 48 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 46 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 44 (0.93%) JBoss
10 38 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
10 38 (0.80%) Skype for Business
11 27 (0.57%) IIS
12 24 (0.51%) Mule
13 21 (0.44%) MS Exchange
14 20 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
15 19 (0.40%) WebLogic
16 18 (0.38%) Apache Solr
16 18 (0.38%) nginx
17 17 (0.36%) Drupal
Applications
1 226 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 123 (2.59%) MS Office
3 82 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 54 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 43 (0.91%) Photoshop
6 42 (0.88%) MS Project
7 16 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
8 13 (0.27%) SPSS
9 12 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
10 10 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 7 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
12 5 (0.11%) HipChat
13 4 (0.084%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.084%) InVision
13 4 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
14 3 (0.063%) Vectorworks
15 2 (0.042%) 3ds Max
16 1 (0.021%) Adobe Captivate
16 1 (0.021%) Fireworks
16 1 (0.021%) Revit
Business Applications
1 105 (2.21%) Oracle Retail
2 67 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 56 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
4 55 (1.16%) Magento
5 51 (1.07%) SAP Retail
6 23 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
7 22 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
8 21 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
9 19 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
9 19 (0.40%) SAP SD
10 18 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
10 18 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 17 (0.36%) SAP FI
12 15 (0.32%) SAP CO
12 15 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
13 14 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
13 14 (0.29%) SAP CRM
13 14 (0.29%) Unica
14 13 (0.27%) SAP ERP
15 12 (0.25%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 143 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (1.90%) Office 365
4 33 (0.70%) Yammer
5 30 (0.63%) SaaS
6 26 (0.55%) PaaS
7 22 (0.46%) GitHub
7 22 (0.46%) IaaS
8 20 (0.42%) Google Analytics
9 14 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.21%) Oracle CX
11 9 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 9 (0.19%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.17%) Google Apps
13 7 (0.15%) iPaaS
14 6 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
14 6 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 88 (1.85%) Firewall
2 77 (1.62%) Internet
3 61 (1.29%) Network Security
4 52 (1.10%) WAN
5 48 (1.01%) TCP/IP
6 46 (0.97%) LAN
7 41 (0.86%) DNS
8 38 (0.80%) VPN
9 35 (0.74%) Intranet
10 32 (0.67%) HTTP
10 32 (0.67%) Wireless
11 31 (0.65%) SSL
12 28 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
13 25 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (0.44%) VoIP
15 19 (0.40%) MPLS
16 17 (0.36%) SMS
17 16 (0.34%) NFC
17 16 (0.34%) SAN
17 16 (0.34%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 147 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
3 110 (2.32%) Big Data
4 66 (1.39%) NoSQL
5 64 (1.35%) MongoDB
6 63 (1.33%) MySQL
6 63 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 62 (1.31%) Hadoop
8 60 (1.26%) Oracle Database
9 59 (1.24%) Relational Database
10 55 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 36 (0.76%) DB2
12 33 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
13 32 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 29 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
15 26 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
15 26 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
16 25 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
17 23 (0.48%) SAP HANA
18 20 (0.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 199 (4.19%) JIRA
2 171 (3.60%) Git (software)
3 157 (3.31%) Jenkins
4 88 (1.85%) Selenium
5 70 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 69 (1.45%) Maven
7 46 (0.97%) Cucumber
8 45 (0.95%) Subversion
9 37 (0.78%) JUnit
10 36 (0.76%) WebDriver
11 29 (0.61%) Eclipse
12 26 (0.55%) gulp
13 25 (0.53%) Visual Studio
14 24 (0.51%) Mockito
15 23 (0.48%) Gradle
16 22 (0.46%) Grunt
17 21 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 21 (0.44%) SoapUI
17 21 (0.44%) SpecFlow
18 20 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 1157 (24.38%) Finance
2 882 (18.58%) Banking
3 546 (11.50%) Retail Banking
4 280 (5.90%) Marketing
5 112 (2.36%) Financial Institution
6 102 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 100 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 67 (1.41%) Investment Banking
9 60 (1.26%) Legal
10 53 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 50 (1.05%) Games
12 43 (0.91%) Billing
13 42 (0.88%) Back Office
14 35 (0.74%) Front Office
15 31 (0.65%) Publishing
16 29 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
17 27 (0.57%) Advertising
18 24 (0.51%) Automotive
19 22 (0.46%) Law
20 21 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1112 (23.43%) Analyst
2 716 (15.09%) Developer
3 616 (12.98%) Business Analyst
4 610 (12.85%) Architect
5 607 (12.79%) Project Manager
6 288 (6.07%) Consultant
6 288 (6.07%) Solutions Architect
7 169 (3.56%) Retail Business Analyst
8 167 (3.52%) Java Developer
9 128 (2.70%) Designer
9 128 (2.70%) Test Analyst
10 125 (2.63%) IT Manager
11 117 (2.47%) Programme Manager
12 114 (2.40%) Senior Developer
13 92 (1.94%) Banking Analyst
14 90 (1.90%) Senior Manager
15 87 (1.83%) .NET Developer
16 85 (1.79%) IT Project Manager
17 78 (1.64%) SAP Consultant
18 75 (1.58%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (7.69%) HTML
2 274 (5.77%) CSS
3 219 (4.61%) .NET
4 178 (3.75%) Web Services
5 174 (3.67%) HTML5
6 149 (3.14%) AngularJS
7 142 (2.99%) XML
8 133 (2.80%) Spring
9 117 (2.47%) REST
10 103 (2.17%) Middleware
11 98 (2.06%) J2EE
12 87 (1.83%) jQuery
13 86 (1.81%) RESTful
14 78 (1.64%) SOAP
15 74 (1.56%) Node.js
16 71 (1.50%) CSS3
17 69 (1.45%) Hibernate
18 67 (1.41%) ASP.NET
19 59 (1.24%) JSP
20 56 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 347 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
2 226 (4.76%) User Experience
3 154 (3.24%) EPoS
4 123 (2.59%) Mobile App
5 115 (2.42%) FMCG
6 98 (2.06%) Equities
7 94 (1.98%) Fixed Income
8 92 (1.94%) Management Information System
9 86 (1.81%) Data Centre
10 63 (1.33%) Computer Science
11 61 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
12 51 (1.07%) Mainframe
13 48 (1.01%) Credit Risk
14 40 (0.84%) Data Integration
15 35 (0.74%) Virtual Team
16 34 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
17 33 (0.70%) Digital Media
18 31 (0.65%) iPad
18 31 (0.65%) Social Media
19 28 (0.59%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 273 (5.75%) Windows
2 272 (5.73%) Linux
3 153 (3.22%) Unix
4 77 (1.62%) Windows Server
5 76 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 68 (1.43%) Android
7 41 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 28 (0.59%) AIX
10 27 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (0.38%) CentOS
13 17 (0.36%) Windows 10
14 14 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (0.25%) SUSE
16 11 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
17 10 (0.21%) Windows 8
18 9 (0.19%) Mac OS X
19 8 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 8 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1191 (25.09%) Agile Software Development
2 849 (17.89%) E-Commerce
3 659 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 521 (10.98%) Project Management
5 350 (7.37%) Business Analysis
6 340 (7.16%) Scrum
7 296 (6.24%) CRM
8 282 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
9 254 (5.35%) Migration
10 235 (4.95%) TDD
11 228 (4.80%) Analytics
12 220 (4.64%) PRINCE2
13 214 (4.51%) DevOps
14 213 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
15 203 (4.28%) Waterfall
16 197 (4.15%) Change Management
17 194 (4.09%) ITIL
18 170 (3.58%) ERP
19 169 (3.56%) SDLC
20 151 (3.18%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 519 (10.94%) SQL
2 502 (10.58%) Java
3 382 (8.05%) JavaScript
4 199 (4.19%) C#
5 140 (2.95%) Python
6 90 (1.90%) PHP
7 75 (1.58%) Ruby
8 61 (1.29%) T-SQL
9 50 (1.05%) Perl
9 50 (1.05%) Scala
10 48 (1.01%) Shell Script
11 41 (0.86%) VBA
12 39 (0.82%) C
13 37 (0.78%) R
14 36 (0.76%) PL/SQL
15 33 (0.70%) Groovy
16 32 (0.67%) Bash Shell
17 31 (0.65%) PowerShell
18 25 (0.53%) Go
19 23 (0.48%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 185 (3.90%) Degree
2 69 (1.45%) ISEB
3 55 (1.16%) ISTQB
4 50 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 47 (0.99%) PMI Certification
7 45 (0.95%) PMP
8 37 (0.78%) CCNP
9 36 (0.76%) CISSP
10 31 (0.65%) Security Cleared
11 30 (0.63%) CCNA
12 27 (0.57%) CISM
13 25 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 17 (0.36%) SC Cleared
15 16 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 14 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (0.27%) CISA
17 13 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
18 10 (0.21%) CCIE
18 10 (0.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (3.56%) QA
2 54 (1.14%) SLA
3 50 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 42 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 19 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.32%) SDET
7 14 (0.29%) MiFID
8 13 (0.27%) COBIT
9 11 (0.23%) Basel III
9 11 (0.23%) SEPA
10 9 (0.19%) FATCA
11 6 (0.13%) WAI
12 3 (0.063%) Basel II
12 3 (0.063%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.042%) COREP
13 2 (0.042%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.042%) FIPS 140-2
13 2 (0.042%) GCP
13 2 (0.042%) ISO 8583
13 2 (0.042%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 119 (2.51%) Active Directory
2 76 (1.60%) Docker
3 37 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.34%) vCloud
4 16 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (0.32%) vSphere
6 9 (0.19%) HDFS
7 8 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.15%) KVM
8 7 (0.15%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.15%) Xen
8 7 (0.15%) XenApp
9 6 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.11%) ProxySG
11 4 (0.084%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.063%) Firmware
12 3 (0.063%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.042%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 90 (1.90%) Puppet
2 88 (1.85%) Ansible
3 82 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
5 29 (0.61%) SCCM
6 28 (0.59%) Terraform
7 16 (0.34%) Nagios
7 16 (0.34%) Packer
8 14 (0.29%) Tivoli
9 11 (0.23%) Zenoss
10 10 (0.21%) vRealize
11 8 (0.17%) FortiGate
11 8 (0.17%) SCOM
12 7 (0.15%) Kibana
12 7 (0.15%) logstash
12 7 (0.15%) MOM
13 5 (0.11%) CA Wily
13 5 (0.11%) WhatsUp Gold
14 4 (0.084%) Cacti
14 4 (0.084%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 448 (9.44%) Oracle
2 408 (8.60%) Microsoft
3 342 (7.21%) SAP
4 156 (3.29%) IBM
5 135 (2.84%) hybris
6 96 (2.02%) Cisco
7 95 (2.00%) Adobe
8 85 (1.79%) ATG
9 78 (1.64%) VMware
10 70 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
11 64 (1.35%) HP
12 53 (1.12%) Google
13 52 (1.10%) Red Hat
14 49 (1.03%) Tableau
15 41 (0.86%) Splunk
16 40 (0.84%) Teradata
17 38 (0.80%) Infor
18 35 (0.74%) CheckPoint
18 35 (0.74%) JDA
19 28 (0.59%) Citrix
London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £425 - 450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Hydrogen
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montash
Rate: £350.00 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
RIVER ISLAND CLOTHING CO.LTD
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Posted: 22 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
onezeero.
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £700.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
24 Seven
Rate: £200 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 6-12 months initial contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Rate: £275.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £375 per day + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 6-12 months initial contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago