The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail 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 over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 32 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail 1216 1190 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.34% 4.99% 4.73%
As % of the General category 11.89% 9.70% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 829 841
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.90 £8.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.23 £41.70 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.55% +25.00%
General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10223 12273 13492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.87% 51.45% 51.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7139 8620 9175
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 184 204
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Retail
England

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in London

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in London

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the London region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in London

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in London

Retail
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the London region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Retail Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Retail
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the London region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 253 £425 - 143
Uxbridge +1 7 - -
Docklands, London +3 5 £540 +13.68%
Canary Wharf +7 4 £450 +16.12%
Ealing - 4 £395 -
West Drayton - 4 £475 -
Chessington +1 2 £375 -9.09%
Finchley - 2 £150 -
Hammersmith +2 1 £388 -8.82%
Brentford - 1 £360 -
Bromley - 1 £350 - 3
Wembley - - - - 1
Edgware - - - -
Feltham - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Hornchurch - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 2
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Retail 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.

1 627 (25.77%) E-Commerce
2 616 (25.32%) Finance
3 571 (23.47%) Banking
4 407 (16.73%) Retail Banking
5 298 (12.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 278 (11.43%) Project Management
7 261 (10.73%) SQL
7 261 (10.73%) Oracle
8 259 (10.65%) HTML
9 242 (9.95%) Agile Software Development
10 238 (9.78%) Java
11 179 (7.36%) SQL Server
12 172 (7.07%) JavaScript
13 168 (6.91%) Microsoft
14 167 (6.86%) Scrum
15 165 (6.78%) CSS
16 157 (6.45%) Marketing
17 154 (6.33%) Business Analysis
18 149 (6.12%) Windows
19 143 (5.88%) MS Excel
20 141 (5.80%) Degree
21 130 (5.34%) ATG
22 123 (5.06%) SAP
23 120 (4.93%) PRINCE2
23 120 (4.93%) .NET
24 118 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
25 114 (4.69%) Linux
26 113 (4.64%) Analytics
27 104 (4.27%) ERP
28 100 (4.11%) TDD

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Retail 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 91 (3.74%) WebSphere
2 66 (2.71%) SAS
3 39 (1.60%) WebLogic
4 31 (1.27%) CMS
5 29 (1.19%) SharePoint
6 26 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
7 23 (0.95%) Apache
8 21 (0.86%) MQSeries
9 20 (0.82%) IIS
10 19 (0.78%) MS Exchange
11 15 (0.62%) Confluence
12 13 (0.53%) IBM Notes
12 13 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (0.49%) Node.js
14 10 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.37%) Tomcat
15 9 (0.37%) IBM HTTP Server
16 8 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
16 8 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
17 7 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 143 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 74 (3.04%) MS Office
3 60 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 40 (1.64%) Photoshop
6 39 (1.60%) MS Project
7 35 (1.44%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.41%) SPSS
9 9 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.21%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.041%) InDesign
11 1 (0.041%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.041%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.041%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 75 (3.08%) Oracle Retail
2 23 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (0.78%) SAP Retail
4 18 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.49%) Google Analytics
5 12 (0.49%) Magento
6 10 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.33%) Tridion
7 8 (0.33%) SAP FI
8 7 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (0.29%) SAP CO
8 7 (0.29%) Markit EDM
9 6 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.25%) SAP SD
10 5 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.16%) ReMetrica
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.66%) Office 365
2 13 (0.53%) SaaS
3 9 (0.37%) Force.com
4 8 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.25%) Taleo
5 6 (0.25%) GitHub
6 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.12%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.082%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.041%) Heroku
9 1 (0.041%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.041%) Responsys
9 1 (0.041%) CheetahMail
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.59%) Internet
2 25 (1.03%) Firewall
3 16 (0.66%) TCP/IP
3 16 (0.66%) LAN
4 15 (0.62%) DNS
5 14 (0.58%) HTTP
5 14 (0.58%) WAN
6 13 (0.53%) SSL
6 13 (0.53%) SAN
6 13 (0.53%) Network Security
7 11 (0.45%) Intranet
8 9 (0.37%) Wireless
9 8 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (0.33%) MPLS
9 8 (0.33%) LDAP
9 8 (0.33%) Multicast
10 6 (0.25%) DHCP
10 6 (0.25%) OSPF
10 6 (0.25%) BGP
11 5 (0.21%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (7.36%) SQL Server
2 80 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
3 62 (2.55%) Relational Database
4 60 (2.47%) DB2
5 57 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 54 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 46 (1.89%) Oracle Database
8 41 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 40 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 32 (1.32%) RDBMS
11 27 (1.11%) Data Mining
12 23 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (0.70%) MySQL
14 16 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
14 16 (0.66%) Hadoop
15 15 (0.62%) Big Data
16 14 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
17 13 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
18 11 (0.45%) SAP BW
19 10 (0.41%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 59 (2.42%) Subversion
2 50 (2.06%) Ant
3 48 (1.97%) Selenium
4 45 (1.85%) Maven
5 33 (1.36%) JIRA
6 27 (1.11%) Git (software)
7 23 (0.95%) WebDriver
8 18 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
9 16 (0.66%) Xcode
9 16 (0.66%) Cucumber
10 15 (0.62%) Eclipse
11 14 (0.58%) Visual Studio
12 13 (0.53%) ERwin
12 13 (0.53%) Jenkins
13 10 (0.41%) Axure RP
13 10 (0.41%) JUnit
13 10 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
13 10 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
14 9 (0.37%) LoadRunner
14 9 (0.37%) Introscope
General
1 616 (25.32%) Finance
2 571 (23.47%) Banking
3 407 (16.73%) Retail Banking
4 157 (6.45%) Marketing
5 97 (3.99%) Telecoms
6 80 (3.29%) Manufacturing
7 59 (2.42%) Investment Banking
8 41 (1.69%) Back Office
9 31 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 29 (1.19%) Front Office
11 26 (1.07%) Games
12 24 (0.99%) Advertising
13 23 (0.95%) German Language
14 20 (0.82%) Legal
15 16 (0.66%) Publishing
16 14 (0.58%) French Language
17 11 (0.45%) Law
18 9 (0.37%) Electronics
18 9 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.37%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 586 (24.09%) Analyst
2 412 (16.93%) Developer
3 384 (15.78%) Business Analyst
4 335 (13.77%) Project Manager
5 218 (8.96%) Architect
6 189 (7.77%) Consultant
7 96 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
8 87 (3.58%) Designer
9 68 (2.79%) Programme Manager
10 57 (2.34%) .NET Developer
11 43 (1.77%) Business Manager
12 39 (1.60%) Oracle Consultant
13 38 (1.56%) Data Analyst
14 37 (1.52%) Front-End Developer
15 31 (1.27%) Administrator
15 31 (1.27%) Test Analyst
15 31 (1.27%) Senior Manager
16 28 (1.15%) Web Developer
17 27 (1.11%) ASP.NET Developer
17 27 (1.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (10.65%) HTML
2 165 (6.78%) CSS
3 120 (4.93%) .NET
4 99 (4.07%) XML
5 97 (3.99%) Web Services
6 94 (3.86%) J2EE
7 81 (3.33%) HTML5
8 80 (3.29%) jQuery
9 66 (2.71%) ASP.NET
10 61 (2.51%) CSS3
11 58 (2.38%) SOAP
12 46 (1.89%) RESTful
13 38 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (1.48%) XSD
15 34 (1.40%) REST
16 33 (1.36%) JSP
17 32 (1.32%) WSDL
17 32 (1.32%) XSL
18 30 (1.23%) Ajax
19 29 (1.19%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 78 (3.21%) EPoS
2 69 (2.84%) Mobile App
3 62 (2.55%) iPad
4 52 (2.14%) FMCG
5 47 (1.93%) Social Media
6 42 (1.73%) Management Information System
7 40 (1.64%) Computer Science
8 31 (1.27%) Mathematics
9 30 (1.23%) Mainframe
10 26 (1.07%) PMI
11 23 (0.95%) Credit Risk
11 23 (0.95%) iPhone
12 22 (0.90%) Equities
13 20 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
14 19 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
15 18 (0.74%) Online Banking
15 18 (0.74%) W3C
16 16 (0.66%) Blackberry
17 12 (0.49%) Clustering
17 12 (0.49%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 149 (6.12%) Windows
2 114 (4.69%) Linux
3 75 (3.08%) UNIX
4 50 (2.06%) Windows 7
5 46 (1.89%) Android
6 41 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 36 (1.48%) Windows XP
8 34 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (1.03%) Solaris
11 24 (0.99%) AIX
12 12 (0.49%) Windows Vista
12 12 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.41%) SUSE
14 9 (0.37%) HPUX
15 4 (0.16%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.12%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.082%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.082%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 627 (25.77%) E-Commerce
2 298 (12.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 278 (11.43%) Project Management
4 242 (9.95%) Agile Software Development
5 167 (6.86%) Scrum
6 154 (6.33%) Business Analysis
7 120 (4.93%) PRINCE2
8 118 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
9 113 (4.64%) Analytics
10 104 (4.27%) ERP
11 100 (4.11%) TDD
12 99 (4.07%) Change Management
13 98 (4.03%) ITIL
13 98 (4.03%) Migration
14 87 (3.58%) Data Modelling
15 78 (3.21%) Waterfall
16 74 (3.04%) Content Management
17 72 (2.96%) Data Analysis
17 72 (2.96%) User Acceptance Testing
18 68 (2.79%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 261 (10.73%) SQL
2 238 (9.78%) Java
3 172 (7.07%) JavaScript
4 91 (3.74%) C#
5 35 (1.44%) T-SQL
6 31 (1.27%) Groovy
7 30 (1.23%) Perl
8 28 (1.15%) C
9 26 (1.07%) VBA
10 25 (1.03%) Bash Shell
11 24 (0.99%) PHP
12 23 (0.95%) C++
13 22 (0.90%) PowerShell
14 20 (0.82%) Shell Script
15 19 (0.78%) Ruby
16 18 (0.74%) Objective-C
17 16 (0.66%) PL/SQL
18 14 (0.58%) Python
19 13 (0.53%) VB
20 11 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 141 (5.80%) Degree
2 63 (2.59%) ISEB
3 37 (1.52%) PMI Certification
4 36 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 26 (1.07%) ISTQB
6 17 (0.70%) PMP
7 16 (0.66%) CISSP
7 16 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.37%) A+ Certification
9 9 (0.37%) Security Cleared
10 8 (0.33%) MCP
11 6 (0.25%) CCIE
11 6 (0.25%) CCNA
11 6 (0.25%) CISM
12 5 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.21%) CCNP
12 5 (0.21%) MCSE
13 4 (0.16%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (3.53%) QA
2 20 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 13 (0.53%) SLA
4 10 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.33%) WAI
6 7 (0.29%) WCAG
6 7 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.21%) Basel III
8 4 (0.16%) EMIR
8 4 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.082%) FATCA
10 2 (0.082%) COBIT
11 1 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.041%) GAAP
11 1 (0.041%) P3O
11 1 (0.041%) JTAG
11 1 (0.041%) COREP
11 1 (0.041%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.041%) CRD IV
System Software
1 64 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 31 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
3 16 (0.66%) vSphere
4 8 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (0.25%) XenApp
6 4 (0.16%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.12%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.12%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.082%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.082%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.082%) RACF
8 2 (0.082%) NFS
8 2 (0.082%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.041%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.041%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.041%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.041%) Xen
9 1 (0.041%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (0.62%) SCCM
3 11 (0.45%) Puppet
4 9 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.33%) Data Guard
6 6 (0.25%) MOM
7 5 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.21%) SCOM
7 5 (0.21%) HP SIM
8 4 (0.16%) OpenIDM
8 4 (0.16%) OpenAM
8 4 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.12%) OpenView
9 3 (0.12%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.12%) Nagios
9 3 (0.12%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.12%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.082%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.082%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 261 (10.73%) Oracle
2 168 (6.91%) Microsoft
3 130 (5.34%) ATG
4 123 (5.06%) SAP
5 95 (3.90%) IBM
6 50 (2.06%) Endeca
7 49 (2.01%) hybris
8 46 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
9 45 (1.85%) VMware
10 40 (1.64%) Cisco
10 40 (1.64%) Citrix
11 36 (1.48%) HP
11 36 (1.48%) JBoss
12 32 (1.32%) Perforce
13 30 (1.23%) Business Objects
14 29 (1.19%) JDA
15 26 (1.07%) Tableau
16 25 (1.03%) Adobe
17 22 (0.90%) Retek
17 22 (0.90%) Google
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 29 minutes ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £63000 - £70000 per annum + £5k Car Allow + Bonus to 30%
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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JM
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
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Hydrogen Group
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £234.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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Hydrogen Group
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Rate: Up to £450 per day London
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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Montash
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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The People Network
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £425 per annum + negotiable DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
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