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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 38 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 2293 2409 2297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.71% 4.75% 4.70%
As % of the General category 12.94% 12.14% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1478 1569 1517
Median daily rate £450 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £283 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 43
Median hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.80 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £50.00 £57.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+134.37% -48.38%
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
17724 19841 18937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.40% 39.09% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12070 13058 12156
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £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 430 492 535
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.72 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 1254 £475 +5.55% 299
South East +9 278 £425 +6.25% 97
East of England -1 164 £425 - 38
North West -3 157 £425 - 63
Yorkshire -14 143 £405 +11.72% 53
West Midlands -18 113 £450 +13.92% 40
East Midlands 0 99 £415 +3.75% 41
South West -39 60 £325 -21.11% 34
Midlands +5 15 £500 -16.66% 5
North East -62 3 £323 -24.11% 6
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1054 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
2 989 (22.49%) Finance
3 859 (19.53%) E-Commerce
4 851 (19.35%) Banking
5 635 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 522 (11.87%) Retail Banking
7 501 (11.39%) Project Management
8 457 (10.39%) SQL
9 448 (10.19%) Oracle
10 446 (10.14%) Java
11 358 (8.14%) Microsoft
12 332 (7.55%) JavaScript
13 314 (7.14%) HTML
14 311 (7.07%) Business Analysis
15 293 (6.66%) CRM
16 267 (6.07%) SAP
17 262 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
18 253 (5.75%) Scrum
19 248 (5.64%) Windows
20 242 (5.50%) Linux
21 228 (5.18%) CSS
22 225 (5.12%) Marketing
23 222 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
24 221 (5.03%) Migration
25 216 (4.91%) SQL Server
26 206 (4.68%) PRINCE2
27 204 (4.64%) TDD
28 203 (4.62%) User Experience
29 202 (4.59%) .NET
30 196 (4.46%) 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
1 116 (2.64%) CMS
2 113 (2.57%) WebSphere
3 82 (1.86%) SAS
4 77 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 45 (1.02%) Apache
6 44 (1.00%) Confluence
7 38 (0.86%) JBoss
8 34 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
9 32 (0.73%) Skype for Business
10 30 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 25 (0.57%) IIS
12 23 (0.52%) Mule
12 23 (0.52%) Tomcat
13 21 (0.48%) WebLogic
14 20 (0.45%) Apache Spark
15 19 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
16 18 (0.41%) Drupal
17 17 (0.39%) MS Exchange
18 16 (0.36%) nginx
18 16 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 196 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 87 (1.98%) MS Office
3 56 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 51 (1.16%) MS Project
5 47 (1.07%) MS Visio
6 35 (0.80%) Photoshop
7 23 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 8 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
9 8 (0.18%) SPSS
10 7 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
10 7 (0.16%) Fireworks
11 6 (0.14%) HipChat
12 4 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.068%) Acrobat
13 3 (0.068%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.068%) InDesign
13 3 (0.068%) Vectorworks
14 2 (0.045%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 109 (2.48%) Oracle Retail
2 63 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 60 (1.36%) Magento
4 53 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
5 36 (0.82%) SAP Retail
6 26 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
7 24 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
8 20 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
8 20 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
9 19 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
10 18 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
11 15 (0.34%) SAP CO
11 15 (0.34%) SAP CRM
11 15 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 14 (0.32%) SAP FI
12 14 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
12 14 (0.32%) SAP SD
13 13 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
14 12 (0.27%) Temenos T24
15 9 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 93 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (1.43%) Office 365
4 43 (0.98%) SaaS
5 30 (0.68%) Yammer
6 18 (0.41%) GitHub
7 16 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.27%) Google Analytics
9 9 (0.20%) Oracle CX
10 8 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
11 6 (0.14%) IaaS
12 5 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.11%) CloudFront
12 5 (0.11%) IBM PureFlex
12 5 (0.11%) PaaS
12 5 (0.11%) Trello
12 5 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 100 (2.27%) Firewall
2 64 (1.46%) WAN
3 62 (1.41%) Internet
4 54 (1.23%) Network Security
5 50 (1.14%) LAN
6 44 (1.00%) TCP/IP
7 36 (0.82%) VPN
8 34 (0.77%) DNS
9 33 (0.75%) Wireless
10 31 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
11 29 (0.66%) Intranet
12 28 (0.64%) SSL
12 28 (0.64%) VoIP
13 27 (0.61%) MPLS
14 26 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (0.52%) HTTP
16 18 (0.41%) SNMP
17 16 (0.36%) NFC
18 13 (0.30%) OSPF
19 12 (0.27%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (4.91%) SQL Server
2 102 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
3 84 (1.91%) Big Data
4 57 (1.30%) Oracle Database
5 51 (1.16%) MySQL
5 51 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 49 (1.11%) MongoDB
7 47 (1.07%) NoSQL
8 45 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 43 (0.98%) Hadoop
10 42 (0.95%) Relational Database
11 39 (0.89%) DB2
12 36 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
13 29 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
14 28 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
15 23 (0.52%) DataStage
15 23 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
16 21 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (0.41%) Apache Hive
17 18 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 173 (3.93%) JIRA
2 139 (3.16%) Git (software)
3 122 (2.77%) Jenkins
4 101 (2.30%) Selenium
5 61 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 59 (1.34%) Maven
7 47 (1.07%) WebDriver
8 39 (0.89%) JUnit
9 34 (0.77%) Cucumber
10 30 (0.68%) Subversion
11 29 (0.66%) Mockito
12 22 (0.50%) Spock
13 20 (0.45%) Eclipse
14 19 (0.43%) Visual Studio
15 17 (0.39%) Appium
15 17 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 17 (0.39%) Grunt
15 17 (0.39%) gulp
16 16 (0.36%) SoapUI
16 16 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 989 (22.49%) Finance
2 851 (19.35%) Banking
3 522 (11.87%) Retail Banking
4 225 (5.12%) Marketing
5 143 (3.25%) Telecoms
6 98 (2.23%) Manufacturing
7 70 (1.59%) Financial Institution
8 56 (1.27%) Games
9 49 (1.11%) Billing
10 46 (1.05%) Investment Banking
11 45 (1.02%) Legal
12 38 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
13 37 (0.84%) Front Office
14 34 (0.77%) Advertising
14 34 (0.77%) Back Office
15 33 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
16 29 (0.66%) Publishing
17 28 (0.64%) Electronics
18 24 (0.55%) Law
19 20 (0.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1035 (23.53%) Analyst
2 624 (14.19%) Developer
3 616 (14.01%) Project Manager
4 595 (13.53%) Business Analyst
5 561 (12.76%) Architect
6 287 (6.53%) Solutions Architect
7 243 (5.53%) Consultant
8 167 (3.80%) Retail Business Analyst
9 149 (3.39%) Java Developer
10 136 (3.09%) IT Manager
11 134 (3.05%) Test Analyst
12 120 (2.73%) Designer
13 117 (2.66%) Senior Developer
14 108 (2.46%) Banking Analyst
15 105 (2.39%) Programme Manager
16 101 (2.30%) IT Project Manager
17 87 (1.98%) Senior Manager
18 75 (1.71%) .NET Developer
19 72 (1.64%) Digital Project Manager
20 69 (1.57%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (7.14%) HTML
2 228 (5.18%) CSS
3 202 (4.59%) .NET
4 174 (3.96%) Web Services
5 139 (3.16%) HTML5
6 130 (2.96%) Spring
7 125 (2.84%) AngularJS
8 115 (2.61%) XML
9 109 (2.48%) J2EE
10 105 (2.39%) REST
11 102 (2.32%) Middleware
12 86 (1.96%) RESTful
13 82 (1.86%) SOAP
14 80 (1.82%) jQuery
15 70 (1.59%) ASP.NET
16 62 (1.41%) CSS3
17 61 (1.39%) Node.js
18 60 (1.36%) Hibernate
19 58 (1.32%) JSP
19 58 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 262 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
2 203 (4.62%) User Experience
3 135 (3.07%) EPoS
4 130 (2.96%) Mobile App
5 103 (2.34%) FMCG
6 98 (2.23%) Data Centre
7 71 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 64 (1.46%) Equities
9 61 (1.39%) Fixed Income
10 49 (1.11%) Credit Risk
11 46 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
11 46 (1.05%) Mainframe
12 43 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
13 39 (0.89%) iPad
14 38 (0.86%) Virtual Team
15 35 (0.80%) Smart Meter
16 31 (0.70%) Algorithms
16 31 (0.70%) Digital Media
17 28 (0.64%) Data Integration
17 28 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 248 (5.64%) Windows
2 242 (5.50%) Linux
3 140 (3.18%) Unix
4 64 (1.46%) Windows Server
5 63 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 60 (1.36%) Android
7 46 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (0.68%) Windows 7
9 27 (0.61%) AIX
9 27 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.34%) CentOS
10 15 (0.34%) Windows XP
11 11 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 11 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.23%) SUSE
12 10 (0.23%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (0.18%) Windows 10
15 7 (0.16%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1054 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
2 859 (19.53%) E-Commerce
3 635 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 501 (11.39%) Project Management
5 311 (7.07%) Business Analysis
6 293 (6.66%) CRM
7 253 (5.75%) Scrum
8 222 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
9 221 (5.03%) Migration
10 206 (4.68%) PRINCE2
11 204 (4.64%) TDD
12 179 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
13 176 (4.00%) Change Management
14 174 (3.96%) Waterfall
15 165 (3.75%) ITIL
16 161 (3.66%) ERP
17 160 (3.64%) Analytics
18 156 (3.55%) SDLC
19 152 (3.46%) DevOps
20 143 (3.25%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 457 (10.39%) SQL
2 446 (10.14%) Java
3 332 (7.55%) JavaScript
4 172 (3.91%) C#
5 100 (2.27%) Python
6 87 (1.98%) PHP
7 53 (1.21%) T-SQL
8 49 (1.11%) Ruby
9 42 (0.95%) Shell Script
10 39 (0.89%) Scala
11 37 (0.84%) VBA
12 36 (0.82%) C
12 36 (0.82%) Perl
13 27 (0.61%) Groovy
14 26 (0.59%) PL/SQL
15 24 (0.55%) PowerShell
16 19 (0.43%) Bash Shell
17 18 (0.41%) R
17 18 (0.41%) VB
18 17 (0.39%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 146 (3.32%) Degree
2 64 (1.46%) ISEB
3 62 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (1.39%) PMI Certification
5 57 (1.30%) ISTQB
6 51 (1.16%) CCNP
7 48 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 47 (1.07%) PMP
9 31 (0.70%) CISSP
10 29 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 29 (0.66%) Security Cleared
11 27 (0.61%) CCNA
12 23 (0.52%) CISM
13 20 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 17 (0.39%) CCIE
15 12 (0.27%) CISA
15 12 (0.27%) SC Cleared
16 10 (0.23%) APMP
17 9 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
18 8 (0.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (3.23%) QA
2 57 (1.30%) SLA
3 43 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 38 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.32%) MiFID
6 13 (0.30%) COBIT
6 13 (0.30%) SEPA
7 10 (0.23%) FATCA
8 8 (0.18%) SDET
9 7 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.11%) Basel III
11 4 (0.091%) Basel II
11 4 (0.091%) GxP
12 3 (0.068%) COREP
12 3 (0.068%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (0.068%) FIPS 140-2
12 3 (0.068%) UCITS
12 3 (0.068%) WAI
13 2 (0.045%) PMBOK
System Software
1 109 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 48 (1.09%) Docker
3 40 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.23%) vSphere
6 8 (0.18%) vCloud
7 6 (0.14%) HDFS
7 6 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.11%) ProxySG
8 5 (0.11%) XenApp
9 4 (0.091%) KVM
9 4 (0.091%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.091%) Xen
9 4 (0.091%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.068%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.068%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.045%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.045%) NFS
11 2 (0.045%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 69 (1.57%) Ansible
2 66 (1.50%) Puppet
3 55 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
5 21 (0.48%) SCCM
6 14 (0.32%) Nagios
6 14 (0.32%) Terraform
7 13 (0.30%) Tivoli
8 12 (0.27%) Packer
9 10 (0.23%) FortiGate
10 8 (0.18%) MOM
11 6 (0.14%) CA Wily
11 6 (0.14%) SCOM
12 5 (0.11%) AirWatch
12 5 (0.11%) Kibana
12 5 (0.11%) logstash
12 5 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.091%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 4 (0.091%) Oracle Identity Management
14 3 (0.068%) QRadar
Vendors
1 448 (10.19%) Oracle
2 358 (8.14%) Microsoft
3 267 (6.07%) SAP
4 140 (3.18%) IBM
5 121 (2.75%) hybris
6 113 (2.57%) ATG
7 98 (2.23%) Cisco
8 79 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
8 79 (1.80%) VMware
9 66 (1.50%) Adobe
10 56 (1.27%) HP
11 45 (1.02%) Red Hat
12 40 (0.91%) Infor
13 39 (0.89%) Teradata
14 36 (0.82%) CheckPoint
15 32 (0.73%) Google
15 32 (0.73%) Tableau
16 30 (0.68%) Endeca
17 29 (0.66%) Citrix
18 28 (0.64%) JDA
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £400 per day +
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KDR
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + likely extension, home working
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £342.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETTITVE
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hereford and Worcester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: 400-500
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: 400-500
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £0 to £0 per day Rate negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Function 22
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £610 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £275 to £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £42,000 - £55,000+ (depending on years of experience)
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £42,000 - £55,000+ (depending on years of experience)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £42,000 - £55,000+ (depending on years of experience)
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago