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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 36 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 2410 2458 2492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.84% 4.75% 5.04%
As % of the General category 13.42% 12.04% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1491 1615 1657
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 43
Median hourly rate £19.23 £17.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.99 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £61.00 £47.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £17.25 £13.89
% change year-on-year
+213.04% +24.19%
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
17952 20419 19137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.04% 39.47% 38.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12123 13471 12148
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 518 515
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £20.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +7.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.78 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £49.44 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +3 1346 £475 +5.55% 287
South East -8 259 £415 +3.75% 77
North West -3 161 £425 - 59
East of England 0 148 £413 -2.94% 43
Yorkshire -5 135 £424 +19.03% 49
East Midlands +5 116 £400 +0.62% 37
West Midlands -18 114 £425 +6.25% 36
South West -22 88 £325 -18.75% 49
Midlands +14 23 £500 -28.57% 1
North East -48 8 £350 -20.00% 5
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1143 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1114 (23.94%) Finance
3 888 (19.08%) Banking
4 876 (18.82%) E-Commerce
5 658 (14.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 552 (11.86%) Retail Banking
7 531 (11.41%) Project Management
8 492 (10.57%) Java
9 486 (10.44%) SQL
10 470 (10.10%) Oracle
11 404 (8.68%) Microsoft
12 373 (8.01%) JavaScript
13 349 (7.50%) HTML
14 342 (7.35%) Business Analysis
15 308 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
16 307 (6.60%) SAP
17 295 (6.34%) CRM
18 292 (6.27%) Scrum
19 273 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
20 264 (5.67%) Linux
21 261 (5.61%) Windows
22 255 (5.48%) CSS
23 246 (5.29%) SQL Server
23 246 (5.29%) Marketing
24 241 (5.18%) Migration
25 219 (4.71%) TDD
25 219 (4.71%) User Experience
26 215 (4.62%) .NET
27 214 (4.60%) MS Excel
28 210 (4.51%) 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
1 121 (2.60%) WebSphere
2 114 (2.45%) CMS
3 94 (2.02%) SharePoint
4 92 (1.98%) SAS
5 62 (1.33%) Confluence
6 54 (1.16%) Apache
7 44 (0.95%) JBoss
8 41 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 40 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
10 39 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 38 (0.82%) Skype for Business
12 36 (0.77%) Apache Spark
13 30 (0.64%) IIS
14 24 (0.52%) Mule
15 21 (0.45%) WebLogic
16 20 (0.43%) MS Exchange
16 20 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
17 18 (0.39%) Apache Solr
17 18 (0.39%) nginx
18 17 (0.37%) Drupal
Applications
1 214 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 110 (2.36%) MS Office
3 70 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 53 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 52 (1.12%) MS Project
6 40 (0.86%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (0.26%) SPSS
9 10 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
10 7 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
11 6 (0.13%) HipChat
12 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.086%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.064%) 3ds Max
14 3 (0.064%) InVision
14 3 (0.064%) Vectorworks
15 2 (0.043%) Fireworks
16 1 (0.021%) Mingle
16 1 (0.021%) Revit
Business Applications
1 114 (2.45%) Oracle Retail
2 69 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 57 (1.22%) Magento
4 55 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
5 48 (1.03%) SAP Retail
6 24 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
6 24 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
7 23 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
8 22 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
9 17 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
9 17 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 15 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
10 15 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
10 15 (0.32%) SAP CO
10 15 (0.32%) SAP CRM
10 15 (0.32%) SAP FI
10 15 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
10 15 (0.32%) SAP SD
11 11 (0.24%) Temenos T24
12 9 (0.19%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 125 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (1.70%) Office 365
4 36 (0.77%) SaaS
5 34 (0.73%) Yammer
6 24 (0.52%) GitHub
7 20 (0.43%) PaaS
8 18 (0.39%) IaaS
9 17 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (0.32%) Google Analytics
11 9 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.19%) Google Apps
11 9 (0.19%) Oracle CX
12 8 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 8 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.15%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.13%) iPaaS
14 6 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
14 6 (0.13%) Trello
15 5 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 91 (1.96%) Firewall
2 67 (1.44%) Internet
3 59 (1.27%) Network Security
4 58 (1.25%) WAN
5 50 (1.07%) LAN
6 49 (1.05%) TCP/IP
7 42 (0.90%) DNS
8 35 (0.75%) VPN
9 33 (0.71%) Intranet
9 33 (0.71%) Wireless
10 32 (0.69%) SSL
10 32 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
11 28 (0.60%) HTTP
11 28 (0.60%) VoIP
12 25 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (0.47%) MPLS
14 19 (0.41%) SAN
14 19 (0.41%) SNMP
15 16 (0.34%) NFC
16 15 (0.32%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 136 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
3 104 (2.23%) Big Data
4 63 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 59 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 58 (1.25%) MySQL
6 58 (1.25%) NoSQL
7 56 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 54 (1.16%) Relational Database
9 53 (1.14%) MongoDB
10 52 (1.12%) Hadoop
11 39 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
12 35 (0.75%) DB2
13 31 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
14 29 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 27 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
16 26 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
17 23 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
18 21 (0.45%) DataStage
18 21 (0.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 197 (4.23%) JIRA
2 157 (3.37%) Git (software)
3 144 (3.09%) Jenkins
4 94 (2.02%) Selenium
5 71 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 63 (1.35%) Maven
7 39 (0.84%) JUnit
7 39 (0.84%) WebDriver
8 36 (0.77%) Subversion
9 32 (0.69%) Cucumber
10 28 (0.60%) Mockito
11 24 (0.52%) Eclipse
12 23 (0.49%) gulp
12 23 (0.49%) Visual Studio
13 22 (0.47%) Grunt
14 19 (0.41%) Spock
14 19 (0.41%) TeamCity
15 18 (0.39%) Jasmine
15 18 (0.39%) SpecFlow
15 18 (0.39%) Vagrant
General
1 1114 (23.94%) Finance
2 888 (19.08%) Banking
3 552 (11.86%) Retail Banking
4 246 (5.29%) Marketing
5 114 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 108 (2.32%) Financial Institution
7 95 (2.04%) Manufacturing
8 58 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 58 (1.25%) Legal
9 50 (1.07%) Games
10 49 (1.05%) Billing
11 41 (0.88%) Back Office
11 41 (0.88%) Front Office
12 37 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
13 34 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
14 30 (0.64%) Publishing
15 29 (0.62%) Advertising
16 22 (0.47%) Automotive
16 22 (0.47%) Electronics
16 22 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 1086 (23.33%) Analyst
2 689 (14.80%) Developer
3 620 (13.32%) Project Manager
4 618 (13.28%) Business Analyst
5 581 (12.48%) Architect
6 291 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 276 (5.93%) Consultant
8 176 (3.78%) Retail Business Analyst
9 164 (3.52%) Java Developer
10 128 (2.75%) Test Analyst
11 125 (2.69%) IT Manager
12 122 (2.62%) Designer
13 119 (2.56%) Senior Developer
14 111 (2.39%) Programme Manager
15 99 (2.13%) Banking Analyst
16 89 (1.91%) IT Project Manager
17 85 (1.83%) Senior Manager
18 84 (1.80%) .NET Developer
19 77 (1.65%) Digital Project Manager
20 76 (1.63%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (7.50%) HTML
2 255 (5.48%) CSS
3 215 (4.62%) .NET
4 194 (4.17%) Web Services
5 166 (3.57%) HTML5
6 147 (3.16%) AngularJS
7 136 (2.92%) Spring
8 128 (2.75%) XML
9 119 (2.56%) REST
10 104 (2.23%) Middleware
11 98 (2.11%) J2EE
12 88 (1.89%) RESTful
13 86 (1.85%) jQuery
14 80 (1.72%) SOAP
15 72 (1.55%) Node.js
16 69 (1.48%) ASP.NET
17 68 (1.46%) CSS3
18 64 (1.38%) Hibernate
19 62 (1.33%) JSP
20 59 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 308 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
2 219 (4.71%) User Experience
3 140 (3.01%) EPoS
4 139 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 108 (2.32%) FMCG
6 99 (2.13%) Data Centre
7 95 (2.04%) Equities
8 91 (1.96%) Fixed Income
9 89 (1.91%) Management Information System
10 55 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
11 53 (1.14%) Mainframe
12 48 (1.03%) Credit Risk
13 46 (0.99%) Computer Science
14 43 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
15 38 (0.82%) Virtual Team
16 37 (0.80%) Smart Meter
17 36 (0.77%) Data Integration
18 35 (0.75%) Digital Media
19 32 (0.69%) iPad
20 30 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 264 (5.67%) Linux
2 261 (5.61%) Windows
3 147 (3.16%) Unix
4 78 (1.68%) Apple iOS
5 74 (1.59%) Android
6 72 (1.55%) Windows Server
7 49 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (0.69%) Windows 7
9 29 (0.62%) AIX
10 26 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (0.41%) CentOS
13 15 (0.32%) Windows 10
14 12 (0.26%) SUSE
15 11 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
15 11 (0.24%) Windows 8
16 10 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 10 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (0.15%) MVS
17 7 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1143 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
2 876 (18.82%) E-Commerce
3 658 (14.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 531 (11.41%) Project Management
5 342 (7.35%) Business Analysis
6 295 (6.34%) CRM
7 292 (6.27%) Scrum
8 273 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
9 241 (5.18%) Migration
10 219 (4.71%) TDD
11 210 (4.51%) PRINCE2
12 200 (4.30%) Change Management
12 200 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
13 199 (4.28%) Analytics
13 199 (4.28%) DevOps
14 196 (4.21%) ITIL
15 189 (4.06%) Waterfall
16 173 (3.72%) SDLC
17 158 (3.39%) ERP
18 145 (3.12%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 492 (10.57%) Java
2 486 (10.44%) SQL
3 373 (8.01%) JavaScript
4 193 (4.15%) C#
5 130 (2.79%) Python
6 96 (2.06%) PHP
7 67 (1.44%) Ruby
8 60 (1.29%) T-SQL
9 51 (1.10%) Perl
10 49 (1.05%) Shell Script
11 47 (1.01%) Scala
12 41 (0.88%) VBA
13 39 (0.84%) C
14 33 (0.71%) Groovy
15 32 (0.69%) Bash Shell
15 32 (0.69%) PowerShell
16 31 (0.67%) PL/SQL
17 27 (0.58%) MATLAB
18 26 (0.56%) R
19 22 (0.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 173 (3.72%) Degree
2 65 (1.40%) ISEB
3 56 (1.20%) ISTQB
4 55 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (0.97%) PMI Certification
5 45 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 44 (0.95%) CCNP
7 42 (0.90%) PMP
8 31 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 30 (0.64%) CISSP
10 29 (0.62%) CCNA
11 27 (0.58%) Security Cleared
12 21 (0.45%) CISM
13 16 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 14 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (0.24%) CCIE
15 11 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (0.24%) SC Cleared
16 10 (0.21%) APMP
16 10 (0.21%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (3.14%) QA
2 60 (1.29%) SLA
3 41 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 31 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.39%) MiFID
6 14 (0.30%) COBIT
6 14 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.24%) SEPA
8 10 (0.21%) FATCA
9 9 (0.19%) SDET
10 7 (0.15%) Basel III
10 7 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.11%) WAI
12 4 (0.086%) GxP
13 3 (0.064%) COREP
13 3 (0.064%) FIPS 140-2
13 3 (0.064%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.043%) Disclosure Scotland
14 2 (0.043%) EMIR
14 2 (0.043%) FINREP
System Software
1 113 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 73 (1.57%) Docker
3 41 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (0.32%) vSphere
5 13 (0.28%) vCloud
6 7 (0.15%) HDFS
6 7 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.15%) KVM
6 7 (0.15%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.15%) Xen
7 6 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (0.11%) ProxySG
8 5 (0.11%) XenApp
9 4 (0.086%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.064%) Firmware
10 3 (0.064%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.043%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 87 (1.87%) Puppet
2 83 (1.78%) Ansible
3 73 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
5 26 (0.56%) SCCM
6 25 (0.54%) Terraform
7 18 (0.39%) Nagios
8 14 (0.30%) Packer
8 14 (0.30%) Tivoli
9 10 (0.21%) vRealize
9 10 (0.21%) Zenoss
10 9 (0.19%) FortiGate
11 8 (0.17%) MOM
12 7 (0.15%) Kibana
12 7 (0.15%) logstash
12 7 (0.15%) SCOM
13 6 (0.13%) CA Wily
14 4 (0.086%) Cacti
14 4 (0.086%) QRadar
14 4 (0.086%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 470 (10.10%) Oracle
2 404 (8.68%) Microsoft
3 307 (6.60%) SAP
4 148 (3.18%) IBM
5 132 (2.84%) hybris
6 100 (2.15%) Cisco
7 98 (2.11%) ATG
8 84 (1.80%) Adobe
9 81 (1.74%) VMware
10 79 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
11 65 (1.40%) HP
12 53 (1.14%) Red Hat
13 45 (0.97%) Teradata
14 44 (0.95%) Google
15 43 (0.92%) Infor
16 41 (0.88%) Tableau
17 38 (0.82%) Splunk
18 33 (0.71%) JDA
19 32 (0.69%) CheckPoint
20 29 (0.62%) Citrix
West Midlands
APM Resources
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £110 - £140 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £425 - 500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £342.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £175 to £225 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Rate: £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Midlands
APM Resources
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
Robert Walters
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Free Parking + Lunch
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
JCW Search Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Rate: £700 - £900 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £100 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago