The first table below looks at the demand for Retail-J skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail-J over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MICROS Retail-J
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Retail-J 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - -
As % of the Business Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 - £213
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.75
Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2136 1894 2421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.83% 8.77% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1138 1346
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% +0.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 7
Average hourly rate £17.41 £23.39 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.56% -14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £15.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £75.00 £53.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
Retail-J
England

Retail-J
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail-J across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Retail-J Jobs Demand Trend in London

Retail-J
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail-J across the London region.

Retail-J Daily Rate Trend in London

Retail-J
Top 10 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Retail-J also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail-J.

1 2 (100.00%) EPoS
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) EFT
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management

Retail-J
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Retail-J also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail-J. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) EPoS
2 1 (50.00%) EFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) BT