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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 44 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 2114 2046 2256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.49% 4.09% 4.37%
As % of the General category 12.37% 10.52% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1399 1336 1481
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 29
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.52 £13.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.65% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £46.05 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
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
17090 19446 19931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.30% 38.85% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11445 12594 12986
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 518 485
Median hourly rate £24.41 £27.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.59% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.69 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-12.86% +19.54%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +10 1217 £475 +2.70% 246
South East +8 266 £450 +9.75% 180
West Midlands +2 143 £400 -3.03% 61
East of England +2 104 £450 +5.88% 74
East Midlands -5 100 £325 -18.75% 65
South West +6 87 £425 +6.25% 96
Yorkshire -22 86 £414 +3.50% 61
North West -51 73 £375 -13.39% 88
North East -41 13 £425 -5.55% 21
Midlands -3 12 £750 +130.76%
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 1183 (25.83%) Finance
2 1155 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
3 858 (18.73%) Banking
4 791 (17.27%) E-Commerce
5 608 (13.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 561 (12.25%) SQL
7 517 (11.29%) Retail Banking
8 487 (10.63%) Java
9 451 (9.85%) Microsoft
10 443 (9.67%) Project Management
11 420 (9.17%) Oracle
12 410 (8.95%) Scrum
13 399 (8.71%) SAP
14 390 (8.52%) JavaScript
15 367 (8.01%) HTML
16 366 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
17 334 (7.29%) Windows
18 330 (7.21%) Business Analysis
19 328 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
20 316 (6.90%) CSS
21 300 (6.55%) Marketing
22 293 (6.40%) Analytics
23 285 (6.22%) MS Excel
24 267 (5.83%) SQL Server
25 254 (5.55%) .NET
26 242 (5.28%) C#
27 235 (5.13%) User Experience
28 233 (5.09%) Degree
29 228 (4.98%) DevOps
30 225 (4.91%) TDD

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
1 144 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 108 (2.36%) WebSphere
3 98 (2.14%) CMS
4 85 (1.86%) SAS
5 81 (1.77%) Confluence
6 73 (1.59%) Apache Spark
7 64 (1.40%) Skype for Business
8 57 (1.24%) Tomcat
9 56 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 52 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
11 41 (0.90%) Apache
12 38 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 37 (0.81%) JBoss
14 35 (0.76%) MS Exchange
15 29 (0.63%) IIS
16 20 (0.44%) Apache Pig
16 20 (0.44%) OpenStack
17 16 (0.35%) IBM Notes
18 14 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
18 14 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 285 (6.22%) MS Excel
2 168 (3.67%) MS Office
3 88 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 66 (1.44%) MS Visio
5 54 (1.18%) MS Project
6 39 (0.85%) Photoshop
7 16 (0.35%) SPSS
8 8 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.17%) HipChat
9 6 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.066%) 3ds Max
10 3 (0.066%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.044%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.044%) InVision
12 1 (0.022%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.022%) Revit
12 1 (0.022%) SketchUp
12 1 (0.022%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 80 (1.75%) SAP Retail
2 73 (1.59%) Oracle Retail
3 67 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
4 64 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 53 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 42 (0.92%) Magento
7 29 (0.63%) SAP SD
8 25 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
9 21 (0.46%) SAP FI
10 19 (0.41%) SAP MM
11 18 (0.39%) SAP CO
11 18 (0.39%) SAP SCM
12 17 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
12 17 (0.37%) SAP ERP
12 17 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
12 17 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 17 (0.37%) Unica
13 15 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
13 15 (0.33%) SAP MDM
14 13 (0.28%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 175 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 155 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
3 107 (2.34%) Office 365
4 45 (0.98%) PaaS
5 44 (0.96%) Yammer
6 32 (0.70%) IaaS
7 26 (0.57%) SaaS
8 22 (0.48%) GitHub
9 20 (0.44%) Google Analytics
10 16 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
11 15 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
11 15 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (0.24%) Amazon S3
14 8 (0.17%) G Suite
15 7 (0.15%) Basecamp
16 6 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
17 5 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
17 5 (0.11%) Trello
18 4 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 93 (2.03%) Internet
2 77 (1.68%) Firewall
3 55 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 54 (1.18%) Network Security
5 49 (1.07%) DNS
6 48 (1.05%) LAN
7 44 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
8 41 (0.90%) WAN
9 37 (0.81%) HTTP
10 31 (0.68%) MPLS
11 30 (0.66%) VPN
12 28 (0.61%) Wireless
13 23 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (0.46%) Intranet
15 20 (0.44%) VoIP
16 18 (0.39%) SSL
17 16 (0.35%) DHCP
18 14 (0.31%) Unified Communications
19 13 (0.28%) ATM
20 12 (0.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 155 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
3 139 (3.03%) Big Data
4 95 (2.07%) Hadoop
5 85 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 75 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 67 (1.46%) Relational Database
8 59 (1.29%) NoSQL
9 53 (1.16%) Oracle Database
10 51 (1.11%) MySQL
11 50 (1.09%) MongoDB
12 48 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 41 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
14 38 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
15 35 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
16 32 (0.70%) Apache Hive
17 30 (0.66%) SAP HANA
18 28 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
19 26 (0.57%) QlikView
20 23 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 216 (4.72%) JIRA
2 165 (3.60%) Git (software)
3 163 (3.56%) Jenkins
4 90 (1.97%) Selenium
5 77 (1.68%) Maven
6 61 (1.33%) Cucumber
7 59 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 57 (1.24%) Subversion
9 39 (0.85%) WebDriver
10 38 (0.83%) Gradle
11 35 (0.76%) Visual Studio
12 33 (0.72%) JUnit
13 30 (0.66%) TeamCity
14 29 (0.63%) Eclipse
14 29 (0.63%) SoapUI
15 26 (0.57%) gulp
16 21 (0.46%) Ant
16 21 (0.46%) Grunt
16 21 (0.46%) NUnit
17 20 (0.44%) IntelliJ
General
1 1183 (25.83%) Finance
2 858 (18.73%) Banking
3 517 (11.29%) Retail Banking
4 300 (6.55%) Marketing
5 110 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 103 (2.25%) Manufacturing
7 98 (2.14%) Financial Institution
8 86 (1.88%) Legal
8 86 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 69 (1.51%) Investment Banking
10 45 (0.98%) Back Office
10 45 (0.98%) Games
11 44 (0.96%) Advertising
12 32 (0.70%) Publishing
13 30 (0.66%) Automotive
13 30 (0.66%) Front Office
14 28 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
15 23 (0.50%) German Language
15 23 (0.50%) Law
16 19 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1010 (22.05%) Analyst
2 818 (17.86%) Developer
3 552 (12.05%) Architect
4 515 (11.24%) Business Analyst
5 474 (10.35%) Project Manager
6 293 (6.40%) Consultant
7 232 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
8 149 (3.25%) Java Developer
9 129 (2.82%) Retail Business Analyst
10 123 (2.69%) Designer
11 116 (2.53%) Programme Manager
12 96 (2.10%) Test Analyst
13 93 (2.03%) SAP Consultant
14 89 (1.94%) .NET Developer
15 87 (1.90%) IT Manager
15 87 (1.90%) Senior Developer
16 83 (1.81%) Data Architect
17 79 (1.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 78 (1.70%) Data Analyst
19 77 (1.68%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 367 (8.01%) HTML
2 316 (6.90%) CSS
3 254 (5.55%) .NET
4 195 (4.26%) HTML5
5 170 (3.71%) XML
6 168 (3.67%) Web Services
7 152 (3.32%) AngularJS
8 115 (2.51%) Spring
9 102 (2.23%) CSS3
10 98 (2.14%) REST
11 91 (1.99%) J2EE
11 91 (1.99%) RESTful
12 87 (1.90%) jQuery
13 86 (1.88%) SOAP
14 78 (1.70%) Middleware
15 74 (1.62%) ASP.NET
16 65 (1.42%) JSON
17 62 (1.35%) Node.js
18 51 (1.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 49 (1.07%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 366 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
2 235 (5.13%) User Experience
3 133 (2.90%) EPoS
4 121 (2.64%) Management Information System
5 105 (2.29%) Mobile App
6 97 (2.12%) Computer Science
7 91 (1.99%) Equities
8 88 (1.92%) FMCG
9 83 (1.81%) Fixed Income
10 70 (1.53%) Data Centre
11 52 (1.14%) Data Integration
12 50 (1.09%) Credit Risk
13 49 (1.07%) Statistics
14 46 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
15 41 (0.90%) Algorithms
15 41 (0.90%) iPad
15 41 (0.90%) iPhone
16 40 (0.87%) Mathematics
17 38 (0.83%) Virtual Team
17 38 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 334 (7.29%) Windows
2 197 (4.30%) Linux
3 169 (3.69%) Unix
4 93 (2.03%) Windows Server
5 91 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 79 (1.72%) Android
7 53 (1.16%) Windows 7
8 31 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (0.52%) AIX
12 23 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (0.44%) Mac OS X
14 19 (0.41%) Windows 10
15 15 (0.33%) SUSE
15 15 (0.33%) Windows XP
16 14 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
16 14 (0.31%) Windows 8
17 9 (0.20%) CentOS
17 9 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1155 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
2 791 (17.27%) E-Commerce
3 608 (13.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 443 (9.67%) Project Management
5 410 (8.95%) Scrum
6 330 (7.21%) Business Analysis
7 328 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
8 293 (6.40%) Analytics
9 228 (4.98%) DevOps
10 225 (4.91%) TDD
11 224 (4.89%) Migration
12 211 (4.61%) CRM
13 189 (4.13%) ITIL
14 188 (4.10%) PRINCE2
15 178 (3.89%) Change Management
15 178 (3.89%) Waterfall
16 176 (3.84%) ERP
17 175 (3.82%) User Acceptance Testing
18 154 (3.36%) SDLC
19 146 (3.19%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 561 (12.25%) SQL
2 487 (10.63%) Java
3 390 (8.52%) JavaScript
4 242 (5.28%) C#
5 136 (2.97%) Python
6 66 (1.44%) Scala
6 66 (1.44%) Shell Script
7 65 (1.42%) PHP
8 64 (1.40%) T-SQL
9 58 (1.27%) Ruby
10 51 (1.11%) C
11 46 (1.00%) R
12 45 (0.98%) Perl
12 45 (0.98%) PL/SQL
13 38 (0.83%) PowerShell
14 37 (0.81%) Objective-C
14 37 (0.81%) VBA
15 34 (0.74%) Apple Swift
16 33 (0.72%) Bash Shell
17 22 (0.48%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 233 (5.09%) Degree
2 58 (1.27%) ISEB
3 47 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (1.03%) CISSP
4 42 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 38 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 34 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (0.70%) PMP
7 32 (0.70%) Security Cleared
8 29 (0.63%) MCSE
9 28 (0.61%) CCNP
9 28 (0.61%) PMI Certification
9 28 (0.61%) SC Cleared
10 25 (0.55%) CISM
11 23 (0.50%) CISA
12 21 (0.46%) CCIE
13 18 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (0.37%) CCNA
14 17 (0.37%) MCP
15 14 (0.31%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (3.84%) QA
2 50 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 50 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 44 (0.96%) SLA
4 33 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.46%) SDET
6 16 (0.35%) MiFID
7 14 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.22%) Basel III
9 8 (0.17%) WCAG
10 7 (0.15%) FATCA
11 6 (0.13%) SEPA
12 5 (0.11%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.11%) WAI
13 4 (0.087%) Basel II
13 4 (0.087%) COBIT
14 3 (0.066%) Actionable Recommendations
15 2 (0.044%) COREP
15 2 (0.044%) FINREP
15 2 (0.044%) ISO20022
System Software
1 140 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 81 (1.77%) Docker
3 30 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.28%) vCloud
4 13 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (0.28%) vSphere
5 11 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (0.17%) HDFS
8 7 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.13%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.11%) Firmware
10 5 (0.11%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.087%) KVM
11 4 (0.087%) Xen
12 3 (0.066%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.066%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (0.044%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.044%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 104 (2.27%) Puppet
2 95 (2.07%) Ansible
3 92 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
5 29 (0.63%) Terraform
6 19 (0.41%) SCCM
7 12 (0.26%) Tivoli
8 10 (0.22%) Nagios
9 9 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 8 (0.17%) AirWatch
10 8 (0.17%) Kubernetes
10 8 (0.17%) vRealize
10 8 (0.17%) Zenoss
11 7 (0.15%) CA Wily
11 7 (0.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 6 (0.13%) Consul
13 5 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (0.11%) Oozie
13 5 (0.11%) Packer
13 5 (0.11%) QRadar
Vendors
1 451 (9.85%) Microsoft
2 420 (9.17%) Oracle
3 399 (8.71%) SAP
4 134 (2.93%) IBM
5 100 (2.18%) hybris
6 99 (2.16%) Cisco
7 98 (2.14%) Adobe
8 72 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
8 72 (1.57%) VMware
9 61 (1.33%) Google
10 55 (1.20%) HP
11 52 (1.14%) Infor
12 50 (1.09%) ATG
13 45 (0.98%) Tableau
14 39 (0.85%) Citrix
14 39 (0.85%) Splunk
15 38 (0.83%) Red Hat
16 36 (0.79%) ServiceNow
17 35 (0.76%) Teradata
18 32 (0.70%) Atlassian
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
PMC retail
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day 500-650pd all inclusive
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £530 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northamptonshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Travel
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glastonbury, Somerset
Reed Technology
Rate: £520 - £585 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6 months contract initial
Posted: 4 days ago