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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 38 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 2286 2344 2311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.64% 4.76% 4.81%
As % of the General category 12.67% 12.28% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1493 1499 1476
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £564 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 30 37
Median hourly rate £11.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £150.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £18.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-29.72% -41.26%
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
18037 19089 18732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.61% 38.78% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12220 12243 12033
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 477 536
Median hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 £10.64 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +1 1246 £475 +5.55% 324
South East -1 293 £450 +12.50% 99
North West -5 160 £423 -6.11% 60
Yorkshire +4 154 £441 +13.87% 58
East of England -6 145 £450 - 39
East Midlands +8 105 £400 - 54
West Midlands -14 102 £413 +4.43% 48
South West -37 66 £350 -16.16% 35
Midlands +2 9 £500 -16.66% 1
North East -57 3 £373 -6.87% 3
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 1032 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
2 970 (22.23%) Finance
3 862 (19.76%) E-Commerce
4 841 (19.28%) Banking
5 570 (13.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 517 (11.85%) Retail Banking
7 468 (10.73%) Project Management
8 441 (10.11%) SQL
9 439 (10.06%) Oracle
10 437 (10.02%) Java
11 331 (7.59%) Microsoft
12 325 (7.45%) JavaScript
13 320 (7.33%) HTML
14 270 (6.19%) Business Analysis
15 259 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
16 250 (5.73%) Windows
17 248 (5.68%) Linux
18 242 (5.55%) SAP
19 241 (5.52%) CRM
20 240 (5.50%) Scrum
21 235 (5.39%) CSS
22 228 (5.23%) Migration
23 207 (4.74%) PRINCE2
24 206 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
25 200 (4.58%) Marketing
26 199 (4.56%) TDD
27 192 (4.40%) User Experience
28 190 (4.35%) Change Management
29 187 (4.29%) SQL Server
29 187 (4.29%) MS Excel

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
1 125 (2.87%) CMS
2 109 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 79 (1.81%) SAS
4 67 (1.54%) Node.js
5 60 (1.38%) SharePoint
6 48 (1.10%) Apache
7 37 (0.85%) JBoss
8 34 (0.78%) Confluence
9 28 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 26 (0.60%) IIS
11 23 (0.53%) WebLogic
12 22 (0.50%) Mule
13 21 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
14 20 (0.46%) Drupal
14 20 (0.46%) Tomcat
15 19 (0.44%) Skype for Business
15 19 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
16 17 (0.39%) Apache Spark
17 16 (0.37%) Apache Solr
17 16 (0.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 187 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 79 (1.81%) MS Office
3 52 (1.19%) MS Project
4 50 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 44 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 37 (0.85%) Photoshop
7 29 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.23%) Fireworks
9 8 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
10 7 (0.16%) SPSS
11 6 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
11 6 (0.14%) HipChat
12 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.069%) Acrobat
13 3 (0.069%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.069%) InDesign
13 3 (0.069%) Vectorworks
14 1 (0.023%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 111 (2.54%) Oracle Retail
2 64 (1.47%) Magento
3 58 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
4 50 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 30 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
6 29 (0.66%) SAP Retail
7 22 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
8 19 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
9 18 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
10 14 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
10 14 (0.32%) SAP SD
11 13 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
11 13 (0.30%) SAP CRM
11 13 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 11 (0.25%) SAP CO
12 11 (0.25%) Temenos T24
13 10 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
13 10 (0.23%) SAP FI
13 10 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
13 10 (0.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 90 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (1.26%) SaaS
4 54 (1.24%) Office 365
5 21 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.41%) GitHub
7 17 (0.39%) Google Analytics
7 17 (0.39%) Yammer
8 9 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.21%) Oracle CX
8 9 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
9 8 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (0.16%) PaaS
11 6 (0.14%) CloudFront
11 6 (0.14%) IaaS
12 5 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
12 5 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.11%) IBM PureFlex
12 5 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 101 (2.31%) Firewall
2 67 (1.54%) WAN
3 59 (1.35%) Internet
4 54 (1.24%) Network Security
5 51 (1.17%) LAN
6 42 (0.96%) TCP/IP
7 35 (0.80%) VPN
8 34 (0.78%) DNS
8 34 (0.78%) Wireless
9 30 (0.69%) MPLS
10 28 (0.64%) SSL
11 25 (0.57%) VoIP
11 25 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
12 24 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (0.53%) HTTP
14 22 (0.50%) Intranet
15 18 (0.41%) SNMP
16 13 (0.30%) BGP
16 13 (0.30%) OSPF
16 13 (0.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 104 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 81 (1.86%) Big Data
4 64 (1.47%) MySQL
5 56 (1.28%) Oracle Database
6 50 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 49 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 48 (1.10%) DB2
8 48 (1.10%) MongoDB
9 43 (0.99%) Hadoop
10 40 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
11 39 (0.89%) Relational Database
12 35 (0.80%) NoSQL
13 25 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
14 24 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
15 23 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
16 22 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
16 22 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 21 (0.48%) Apache Hive
18 19 (0.44%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 159 (3.64%) JIRA
2 133 (3.05%) Git (software)
3 122 (2.80%) Jenkins
4 105 (2.41%) Selenium
5 58 (1.33%) Maven
6 49 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 45 (1.03%) WebDriver
8 40 (0.92%) JUnit
9 33 (0.76%) Cucumber
10 32 (0.73%) Subversion
11 30 (0.69%) Mockito
12 25 (0.57%) Spock
13 20 (0.46%) Eclipse
14 19 (0.44%) Appium
15 17 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 17 (0.39%) Axure RP
15 17 (0.39%) SoapUI
16 16 (0.37%) gulp
17 15 (0.34%) HP UFT
17 15 (0.34%) SpecFlow
General
1 970 (22.23%) Finance
2 841 (19.28%) Banking
3 517 (11.85%) Retail Banking
4 200 (4.58%) Marketing
5 152 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 89 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 61 (1.40%) Games
8 56 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 46 (1.05%) Billing
9 46 (1.05%) Legal
10 43 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 39 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
12 35 (0.80%) Advertising
13 32 (0.73%) Front Office
14 31 (0.71%) Electronics
15 29 (0.66%) Law
16 27 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
17 26 (0.60%) Publishing
18 22 (0.50%) Back Office
19 18 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1032 (23.65%) Analyst
2 620 (14.21%) Developer
3 612 (14.03%) Project Manager
4 598 (13.71%) Business Analyst
5 558 (12.79%) Architect
6 299 (6.85%) Solutions Architect
7 236 (5.41%) Consultant
8 162 (3.71%) Retail Business Analyst
9 144 (3.30%) Test Analyst
10 134 (3.07%) Java Developer
11 128 (2.93%) IT Manager
12 120 (2.75%) Designer
13 116 (2.66%) Banking Analyst
13 116 (2.66%) Senior Developer
14 99 (2.27%) IT Project Manager
15 92 (2.11%) Programme Manager
16 83 (1.90%) Senior Manager
17 77 (1.76%) Senior Analyst
18 68 (1.56%) Test Manager
19 66 (1.51%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (7.33%) HTML
2 235 (5.39%) CSS
3 181 (4.15%) .NET
4 156 (3.58%) Web Services
5 136 (3.12%) HTML5
6 131 (3.00%) Spring
7 123 (2.82%) AngularJS
8 119 (2.73%) J2EE
9 118 (2.70%) XML
10 109 (2.50%) REST
11 102 (2.34%) Middleware
12 90 (2.06%) RESTful
12 90 (2.06%) SOAP
13 78 (1.79%) jQuery
14 73 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 69 (1.58%) CSS3
16 64 (1.47%) ASP.NET
17 60 (1.38%) JSP
18 57 (1.31%) Hibernate
19 50 (1.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 259 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 192 (4.40%) User Experience
3 135 (3.09%) Mobile App
4 132 (3.03%) EPoS
5 99 (2.27%) FMCG
6 96 (2.20%) Data Centre
7 68 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 50 (1.15%) Credit Risk
9 49 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 47 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
11 46 (1.05%) iPad
12 45 (1.03%) Fixed Income
13 44 (1.01%) Equities
13 44 (1.01%) Mainframe
14 38 (0.87%) Smart Meter
15 37 (0.85%) Computer Science
16 34 (0.78%) Algorithms
17 33 (0.76%) Social Media
18 28 (0.64%) Data Integration
19 27 (0.62%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 250 (5.73%) Windows
2 248 (5.68%) Linux
3 146 (3.35%) Unix
4 70 (1.60%) Apple iOS
5 63 (1.44%) Android
5 63 (1.44%) Windows Server
6 42 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (0.87%) Windows 7
8 32 (0.73%) AIX
9 25 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (0.41%) Windows XP
12 16 (0.37%) CentOS
13 12 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 10 (0.23%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.23%) Windows 8
16 9 (0.21%) MVS
16 9 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (0.21%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1032 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
2 862 (19.76%) E-Commerce
3 570 (13.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 468 (10.73%) Project Management
5 270 (6.19%) Business Analysis
6 241 (5.52%) CRM
7 240 (5.50%) Scrum
8 228 (5.23%) Migration
9 207 (4.74%) PRINCE2
10 206 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
11 199 (4.56%) TDD
12 190 (4.35%) Change Management
13 176 (4.03%) Analytics
14 174 (3.99%) User Acceptance Testing
15 170 (3.90%) Waterfall
16 169 (3.87%) ERP
17 162 (3.71%) ITIL
18 153 (3.51%) Logistics
19 145 (3.32%) SOA
20 141 (3.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 441 (10.11%) SQL
2 437 (10.02%) Java
3 325 (7.45%) JavaScript
4 151 (3.46%) C#
5 92 (2.11%) PHP
6 91 (2.09%) Python
7 51 (1.17%) T-SQL
8 45 (1.03%) Ruby
9 40 (0.92%) Shell Script
10 37 (0.85%) Scala
11 34 (0.78%) VBA
12 33 (0.76%) C
13 32 (0.73%) Perl
14 28 (0.64%) Groovy
14 28 (0.64%) PL/SQL
15 23 (0.53%) VB
16 20 (0.46%) Bash Shell
17 17 (0.39%) PowerShell
18 16 (0.37%) COBOL
19 14 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 145 (3.32%) Degree
2 67 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (1.47%) ISEB
4 59 (1.35%) ISTQB
5 57 (1.31%) PMI Certification
6 53 (1.21%) CCNP
6 53 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 46 (1.05%) PMP
8 37 (0.85%) CISSP
9 36 (0.83%) Security Cleared
10 28 (0.64%) CCNA
11 27 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 25 (0.57%) CISM
13 22 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 19 (0.44%) CCIE
15 15 (0.34%) SC Cleared
16 14 (0.32%) CISA
17 12 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
18 10 (0.23%) MCSE
19 9 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (3.51%) QA
2 55 (1.26%) SLA
3 46 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 36 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.46%) COBIT
6 17 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.30%) SEPA
8 12 (0.28%) MiFID
9 10 (0.23%) FATCA
10 6 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.092%) Basel II
11 4 (0.092%) GxP
12 3 (0.069%) Basel III
12 3 (0.069%) COREP
12 3 (0.069%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (0.069%) EMIR
12 3 (0.069%) FIPS 140-2
12 3 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.069%) SDET
12 3 (0.069%) UCITS
System Software
1 106 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 49 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (1.01%) Docker
4 15 (0.34%) vSphere
5 12 (0.28%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.18%) vCloud
7 7 (0.16%) KVM
8 6 (0.14%) HDFS
8 6 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.11%) ProxySG
9 5 (0.11%) XenApp
10 4 (0.092%) Xen
10 4 (0.092%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.046%) ACF2
11 2 (0.046%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.046%) NFS
11 2 (0.046%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.046%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.023%) GPFS
12 1 (0.023%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 59 (1.35%) Ansible
2 58 (1.33%) Puppet
3 52 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
5 20 (0.46%) SCCM
6 16 (0.37%) Tivoli
7 13 (0.30%) Nagios
8 12 (0.28%) Packer
8 12 (0.28%) Terraform
9 10 (0.23%) FortiGate
10 9 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
11 8 (0.18%) AirWatch
11 8 (0.18%) CA Wily
11 8 (0.18%) SCOM
12 6 (0.14%) MOM
13 5 (0.11%) Kibana
13 5 (0.11%) logstash
13 5 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
13 5 (0.11%) vRealize
14 3 (0.069%) Mesos
Vendors
1 439 (10.06%) Oracle
2 331 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 242 (5.55%) SAP
4 139 (3.19%) IBM
5 117 (2.68%) ATG
6 112 (2.57%) hybris
7 92 (2.11%) VMware
8 91 (2.09%) Cisco
9 66 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
10 58 (1.33%) Adobe
11 51 (1.17%) HP
12 42 (0.96%) Red Hat
13 37 (0.85%) Google
14 36 (0.83%) CheckPoint
15 34 (0.78%) Citrix
16 32 (0.73%) Endeca
16 32 (0.73%) Teradata
17 29 (0.66%) Tableau
18 27 (0.62%) JDA
19 25 (0.57%) Infor
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Midlands
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: £15000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £50.00 - £58.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Rate: £28,000 per annum 12 Months Fixed Term Contract
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Scope AT Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stott & May
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
PMC retail
Rate: Excellent Day Rate - 6 month Service Delivery Manager Retail Contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £410.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
PMC retail
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day Excellent Day Rate + Expenses - 3-6 Months R
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Function 22
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago