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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 38 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Retail 2401 2271 2608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.91% 4.32% 4.92%
As % of the General category 13.77% 10.99% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1545 1476 1629
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 39
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £14.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £9.88 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.20 £51.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £17.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +43.75%
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
17439 20664 20666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 35.64% 39.35% 39.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11787 13394 12803
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 447 592 497
Median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £22.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-30.50% +12.38%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +4 1279 £475 +8.57% 272
South East +7 323 £450 +9.09% 158
West Midlands -8 168 £394 -7.35% 82
North West -23 133 £425 -5.55% 93
South West +14 129 £375 -6.25% 67
East of England +1 123 £438 +9.37% 87
East Midlands -4 109 £375 -6.25% 43
Yorkshire -2 94 £450 +26.40% 67
Midlands 0 20 £500 +53.84%
North East -13 18 £350 -17.64% 16
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1215 (25.57%) Finance
2 1212 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
3 883 (18.58%) Banking
4 827 (17.40%) E-Commerce
5 663 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 550 (11.57%) SQL
7 536 (11.28%) Retail Banking
8 494 (10.40%) Java
9 486 (10.23%) Project Management
10 436 (9.18%) Oracle
11 414 (8.71%) Microsoft
12 392 (8.25%) JavaScript
13 385 (8.10%) SAP
14 380 (8.00%) HTML
15 378 (7.95%) Scrum
16 355 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
17 349 (7.34%) Business Analysis
18 298 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
19 293 (6.17%) CSS
20 291 (6.12%) Marketing
21 288 (6.06%) Windows
22 284 (5.98%) CRM
23 244 (5.13%) Analytics
24 243 (5.11%) MS Excel
24 243 (5.11%) Linux
25 242 (5.09%) SQL Server
26 239 (5.03%) Migration
27 235 (4.95%) .NET
28 234 (4.92%) User Experience
29 232 (4.88%) DevOps

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 (2.55%) WebSphere
2 116 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 107 (2.25%) CMS
4 87 (1.83%) SAS
5 76 (1.60%) Confluence
6 59 (1.24%) Apache Spark
7 54 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 53 (1.12%) Skype for Business
9 47 (0.99%) Apache
10 45 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
11 44 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 38 (0.80%) JBoss
13 29 (0.61%) IIS
14 27 (0.57%) MS Exchange
15 26 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
16 17 (0.36%) Drupal
16 17 (0.36%) OpenStack
16 17 (0.36%) WebLogic
17 16 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
17 16 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 243 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 129 (2.71%) MS Office
3 83 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 57 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 49 (1.03%) Photoshop
6 46 (0.97%) MS Project
7 16 (0.34%) SPSS
8 13 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.084%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.084%) CINEMA 4D
10 4 (0.084%) InVision
11 3 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.042%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.042%) HipChat
12 2 (0.042%) Vectorworks
13 1 (0.021%) FreeHand
13 1 (0.021%) Mingle
13 1 (0.021%) Revit
Business Applications
1 93 (1.96%) Oracle Retail
2 70 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 63 (1.33%) SAP Retail
4 59 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
4 59 (1.24%) Magento
5 37 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
6 26 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
7 24 (0.51%) SAP SD
8 21 (0.44%) SAP FI
9 20 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
9 20 (0.42%) SAP SCM
10 19 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
11 18 (0.38%) SAP CO
11 18 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
12 17 (0.36%) SAP ERP
12 17 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 16 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
14 15 (0.32%) Unica
15 14 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
15 14 (0.29%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 149 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 148 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
3 100 (2.10%) Office 365
4 36 (0.76%) Yammer
5 33 (0.69%) PaaS
6 29 (0.61%) IaaS
7 27 (0.57%) SaaS
8 23 (0.48%) Google Analytics
9 18 (0.38%) GitHub
10 15 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (0.21%) Oracle CX
13 9 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
14 8 (0.17%) G Suite
14 8 (0.17%) iPaaS
15 7 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 6 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
16 6 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
16 6 (0.13%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 90 (1.89%) Firewall
2 87 (1.83%) Internet
3 58 (1.22%) Network Security
4 52 (1.09%) DNS
5 51 (1.07%) TCP/IP
6 45 (0.95%) WAN
7 41 (0.86%) LAN
8 34 (0.72%) VPN
9 33 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
10 31 (0.65%) HTTP
11 30 (0.63%) MPLS
12 28 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
12 28 (0.59%) SSL
12 28 (0.59%) Wireless
13 27 (0.57%) Intranet
14 20 (0.42%) VoIP
15 17 (0.36%) NFC
16 15 (0.32%) SMS
17 13 (0.27%) ATM
17 13 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (5.09%) SQL Server
2 143 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
3 112 (2.36%) Big Data
4 70 (1.47%) Hadoop
5 64 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 63 (1.33%) NoSQL
7 62 (1.30%) MySQL
7 62 (1.30%) Relational Database
8 61 (1.28%) Oracle Database
9 58 (1.22%) MongoDB
10 54 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 35 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 32 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
13 31 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
14 30 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
14 30 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
15 29 (0.61%) DB2
16 28 (0.59%) SAP HANA
16 28 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (0.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 225 (4.73%) JIRA
2 180 (3.79%) Git (software)
3 178 (3.75%) Jenkins
4 86 (1.81%) Selenium
5 83 (1.75%) Maven
6 69 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 57 (1.20%) Cucumber
7 57 (1.20%) Subversion
8 44 (0.93%) WebDriver
9 34 (0.72%) JUnit
10 30 (0.63%) Eclipse
11 29 (0.61%) TeamCity
12 28 (0.59%) Visual Studio
13 27 (0.57%) Gradle
14 25 (0.53%) gulp
14 25 (0.53%) SoapUI
15 21 (0.44%) Hudson
15 21 (0.44%) NUnit
16 20 (0.42%) Grunt
17 19 (0.40%) Vagrant
General
1 1215 (25.57%) Finance
2 883 (18.58%) Banking
3 536 (11.28%) Retail Banking
4 291 (6.12%) Marketing
5 119 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 110 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 110 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 79 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 72 (1.52%) Legal
9 70 (1.47%) Investment Banking
10 47 (0.99%) Back Office
11 43 (0.90%) Games
12 37 (0.78%) Front Office
13 29 (0.61%) Publishing
14 28 (0.59%) Automotive
15 25 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
16 23 (0.48%) Billing
17 22 (0.46%) Advertising
18 21 (0.44%) Law
19 19 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1095 (23.04%) Analyst
2 736 (15.49%) Developer
3 603 (12.69%) Architect
4 591 (12.44%) Business Analyst
5 549 (11.55%) Project Manager
6 281 (5.91%) Solutions Architect
7 272 (5.72%) Consultant
8 154 (3.24%) Java Developer
9 146 (3.07%) Retail Business Analyst
10 130 (2.74%) Designer
11 124 (2.61%) Programme Manager
12 119 (2.50%) IT Manager
12 119 (2.50%) Test Analyst
13 102 (2.15%) Senior Developer
14 88 (1.85%) .NET Developer
15 85 (1.79%) Banking Analyst
16 81 (1.70%) DevOps Engineer
17 80 (1.68%) SAP Consultant
18 76 (1.60%) IT Project Manager
19 75 (1.58%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (8.00%) HTML
2 293 (6.17%) CSS
3 235 (4.95%) .NET
4 185 (3.89%) HTML5
5 166 (3.49%) Web Services
6 161 (3.39%) XML
7 137 (2.88%) AngularJS
8 118 (2.48%) Spring
9 106 (2.23%) REST
10 103 (2.17%) J2EE
11 97 (2.04%) Middleware
12 92 (1.94%) jQuery
12 92 (1.94%) RESTful
13 87 (1.83%) SOAP
14 80 (1.68%) CSS3
15 68 (1.43%) ASP.NET
16 62 (1.30%) Node.js
17 61 (1.28%) Hibernate
18 51 (1.07%) JSON
19 49 (1.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 355 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
2 234 (4.92%) User Experience
3 151 (3.18%) EPoS
4 109 (2.29%) Equities
5 106 (2.23%) FMCG
5 106 (2.23%) Mobile App
6 105 (2.21%) Fixed Income
7 102 (2.15%) Management Information System
8 83 (1.75%) Data Centre
9 76 (1.60%) Computer Science
10 59 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
11 49 (1.03%) Mainframe
12 48 (1.01%) Credit Risk
13 44 (0.93%) Data Integration
14 39 (0.82%) iPad
15 36 (0.76%) Statistics
15 36 (0.76%) Virtual Team
16 32 (0.67%) Digital Media
17 31 (0.65%) Algorithms
18 30 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 288 (6.06%) Windows
2 243 (5.11%) Linux
3 171 (3.60%) Unix
4 91 (1.91%) Windows Server
5 85 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 76 (1.60%) Android
7 41 (0.86%) Windows 7
8 38 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (0.57%) AIX
10 26 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (0.40%) Windows 10
13 17 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
13 17 (0.36%) SUSE
13 17 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (0.34%) CentOS
15 12 (0.25%) Windows 8
16 10 (0.21%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.21%) Windows XP
17 9 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1212 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
2 827 (17.40%) E-Commerce
3 663 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 486 (10.23%) Project Management
5 378 (7.95%) Scrum
6 349 (7.34%) Business Analysis
7 298 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
8 284 (5.98%) CRM
9 244 (5.13%) Analytics
10 239 (5.03%) Migration
11 232 (4.88%) DevOps
12 230 (4.84%) TDD
13 215 (4.52%) ITIL
14 213 (4.48%) PRINCE2
14 213 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
15 209 (4.40%) Waterfall
16 189 (3.98%) Change Management
17 164 (3.45%) ERP
18 159 (3.35%) Data Modelling
18 159 (3.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 550 (11.57%) SQL
2 494 (10.40%) Java
3 392 (8.25%) JavaScript
4 214 (4.50%) C#
5 146 (3.07%) Python
6 87 (1.83%) PHP
7 75 (1.58%) Ruby
8 67 (1.41%) Shell Script
9 60 (1.26%) T-SQL
10 56 (1.18%) Scala
11 55 (1.16%) Perl
12 42 (0.88%) R
13 40 (0.84%) PL/SQL
14 39 (0.82%) Bash Shell
14 39 (0.82%) VBA
15 36 (0.76%) C
16 35 (0.74%) PowerShell
17 33 (0.69%) Objective-C
18 31 (0.65%) Apple Swift
19 28 (0.59%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 199 (4.19%) Degree
2 64 (1.35%) ISEB
3 56 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 46 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 45 (0.95%) CCNP
7 38 (0.80%) CISSP
8 35 (0.74%) PMI Certification
9 34 (0.72%) Security Cleared
10 31 (0.65%) PMP
11 27 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (0.55%) CISM
12 26 (0.55%) SC Cleared
13 23 (0.48%) CCNA
13 23 (0.48%) MCSE
14 21 (0.44%) CCIE
15 19 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 16 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (0.25%) CISA
18 11 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (3.66%) QA
2 53 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 48 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 47 (0.99%) SLA
5 22 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (0.38%) MiFID
7 17 (0.36%) SDET
8 11 (0.23%) Basel III
8 11 (0.23%) SEPA
9 9 (0.19%) FATCA
10 8 (0.17%) COBIT
11 6 (0.13%) WAI
12 4 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.084%) WCAG
13 3 (0.063%) Basel II
13 3 (0.063%) COREP
13 3 (0.063%) EMIR
13 3 (0.063%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.042%) AIFMD
14 2 (0.042%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 128 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 82 (1.73%) Docker
3 33 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (0.34%) vCloud
6 15 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.29%) vSphere
8 8 (0.17%) HDFS
8 8 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.15%) KVM
9 7 (0.15%) Xen
9 7 (0.15%) XenApp
10 6 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (0.13%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.11%) Firmware
11 5 (0.11%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.11%) ProxySG
12 4 (0.084%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.063%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.042%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 110 (2.31%) Puppet
2 96 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
3 91 (1.91%) Ansible
4 42 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
5 29 (0.61%) Terraform
6 25 (0.53%) SCCM
7 18 (0.38%) Nagios
8 13 (0.27%) Packer
9 11 (0.23%) Tivoli
9 11 (0.23%) Zenoss
10 10 (0.21%) vRealize
11 8 (0.17%) Kibana
12 7 (0.15%) AirWatch
12 7 (0.15%) logstash
12 7 (0.15%) SCOM
13 6 (0.13%) Kubernetes
14 5 (0.11%) Cacti
14 5 (0.11%) FortiGate
14 5 (0.11%) MOM
15 4 (0.084%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 436 (9.18%) Oracle
2 414 (8.71%) Microsoft
3 385 (8.10%) SAP
4 170 (3.58%) IBM
5 121 (2.55%) hybris
6 109 (2.29%) Cisco
7 93 (1.96%) Adobe
8 77 (1.62%) VMware
9 75 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
10 67 (1.41%) ATG
10 67 (1.41%) HP
11 60 (1.26%) Google
12 49 (1.03%) Red Hat
12 49 (1.03%) Tableau
13 44 (0.93%) Infor
14 37 (0.78%) Splunk
15 35 (0.74%) CheckPoint
15 35 (0.74%) JDA
16 33 (0.69%) Citrix
16 33 (0.69%) Teradata
London
Salt
Rate: £0.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
First Point
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
First Point
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £525 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £342.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago