The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 35 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 1291 1083 1328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.66% 4.63% 5.40%
As % of the General category 13.48% 9.94% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 709 936
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £417
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 18
Median hourly rate £18.00 £27.75 £14.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.14% +97.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £17.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +43.75%
Retail
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
9579 10894 11072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.97% 46.57% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6880 7712 7853
Median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 131 148
Median hourly rate £19.62 £21.13 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.69 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £44.55 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.74%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the London region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
City of London +16 181 £500 +21.21% 61
Croydon - 15 £425 - 6
Canary Wharf +3 11 £383 -4.37%
Harrow - 10 £488 -
Hammersmith - 4 £375 -
Docklands, London +10 3 £525 +31.25%
Uxbridge 0 2 - - 1
Enfield - 2 £110 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £600 -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 721 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
2 673 (26.08%) Finance
3 541 (20.96%) Banking
4 478 (18.52%) E-Commerce
5 349 (13.52%) Retail Banking
6 330 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 307 (11.89%) SQL
8 273 (10.58%) Java
9 262 (10.15%) HTML
9 262 (10.15%) Project Management
10 255 (9.88%) JavaScript
11 251 (9.72%) Oracle
12 221 (8.56%) Microsoft
13 211 (8.18%) Scrum
14 209 (8.10%) CSS
15 185 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
16 184 (7.13%) Marketing
17 180 (6.97%) Analytics
18 173 (6.70%) Business Analysis
19 168 (6.51%) DevOps
20 162 (6.28%) TDD
21 159 (6.16%) User Experience
22 155 (6.01%) Linux
22 155 (6.01%) CRM
23 152 (5.89%) Windows
24 149 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
25 142 (5.50%) Degree
26 137 (5.31%) HTML5
27 133 (5.15%) ITIL
28 131 (5.08%) Jenkins

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 95 (3.68%) WebSphere
2 80 (3.10%) CMS
3 59 (2.29%) SharePoint
4 53 (2.05%) SAS
5 46 (1.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 42 (1.63%) Confluence
6 42 (1.63%) Tomcat
7 39 (1.51%) Apache Spark
8 37 (1.43%) Apache
9 23 (0.89%) JBoss
10 21 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
11 20 (0.77%) IIS
12 19 (0.74%) MS Exchange
13 18 (0.70%) Skype for Business
14 15 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
14 15 (0.58%) Mule
15 14 (0.54%) Apache Solr
16 12 (0.46%) nginx
17 11 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
17 11 (0.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 119 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 62 (2.40%) MS Office
3 46 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 29 (1.12%) MS Project
6 27 (1.05%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.43%) SPSS
8 7 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
10 4 (0.15%) InVision
11 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.12%) HipChat
12 2 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.039%) EViews
13 1 (0.039%) FreeHand
13 1 (0.039%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 70 (2.71%) Oracle Retail
2 40 (1.55%) Magento
3 34 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
4 30 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 22 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
6 20 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
7 19 (0.74%) SAP Retail
8 18 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
9 14 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
10 13 (0.50%) Unica
11 11 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
12 9 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
13 8 (0.31%) SAP SD
14 7 (0.27%) Eikon
14 7 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
15 6 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
15 6 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 5 (0.19%) SAP SCM
16 5 (0.19%) Summit
16 5 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 112 (4.34%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (1.70%) Office 365
4 26 (1.01%) IaaS
5 25 (0.97%) PaaS
6 21 (0.81%) SaaS
7 17 (0.66%) GitHub
7 17 (0.66%) Google Analytics
8 12 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.43%) Amazon S3
10 10 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.39%) Oracle CX
10 10 (0.39%) Yammer
11 8 (0.31%) Google Apps
12 6 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 6 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.23%) Responsys
12 6 (0.23%) Trello
13 5 (0.19%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 61 (2.36%) Internet
2 55 (2.13%) Firewall
3 42 (1.63%) DNS
3 42 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 30 (1.16%) LAN
4 30 (1.16%) Network Security
5 28 (1.08%) WAN
6 27 (1.05%) HTTP
6 27 (1.05%) VPN
7 24 (0.93%) Intranet
8 22 (0.85%) SSL
9 19 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (0.58%) NFC
12 14 (0.54%) Wireless
13 11 (0.43%) MPLS
14 10 (0.39%) SNMP
15 8 (0.31%) SAN
15 8 (0.31%) SMS
16 7 (0.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 75 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
3 73 (2.83%) Big Data
4 58 (2.25%) Hadoop
5 54 (2.09%) NoSQL
6 47 (1.82%) MongoDB
7 36 (1.39%) MySQL
8 33 (1.28%) Relational Database
9 32 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 30 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 29 (1.12%) Oracle Database
12 23 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 20 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (0.50%) Apache Hive
16 13 (0.50%) QlikView
16 13 (0.50%) RDBMS
17 11 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
18 10 (0.39%) HBase
Development Applications
1 131 (5.08%) Jenkins
2 123 (4.77%) JIRA
3 112 (4.34%) Git (software)
4 64 (2.48%) Maven
5 63 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 56 (2.17%) Selenium
7 41 (1.59%) Subversion
8 32 (1.24%) Cucumber
9 29 (1.12%) WebDriver
10 26 (1.01%) gulp
10 26 (1.01%) JUnit
11 25 (0.97%) Eclipse
12 22 (0.85%) Gradle
13 21 (0.81%) Grunt
14 20 (0.77%) TeamCity
15 19 (0.74%) Hudson
16 18 (0.70%) SpecFlow
17 17 (0.66%) IntelliJ
18 16 (0.62%) NUnit
19 15 (0.58%) Jasmine
General
1 673 (26.08%) Finance
2 541 (20.96%) Banking
3 349 (13.52%) Retail Banking
4 184 (7.13%) Marketing
5 118 (4.57%) Financial Institution
6 65 (2.52%) Investment Banking
7 48 (1.86%) Legal
8 46 (1.78%) Telecoms
9 37 (1.43%) Games
10 36 (1.39%) Manufacturing
11 33 (1.28%) Front Office
12 26 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
13 25 (0.97%) Back Office
14 19 (0.74%) Advertising
14 19 (0.74%) Publishing
15 14 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
15 14 (0.54%) Law
16 12 (0.46%) Electronics
17 11 (0.43%) French Language
17 11 (0.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 544 (21.08%) Analyst
2 427 (16.54%) Developer
3 343 (13.29%) Architect
4 304 (11.78%) Business Analyst
5 274 (10.62%) Project Manager
6 176 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
7 134 (5.19%) Consultant
8 80 (3.10%) Designer
8 80 (3.10%) Retail Business Analyst
9 76 (2.94%) Java Developer
9 76 (2.94%) Programme Manager
10 65 (2.52%) DevOps Engineer
11 60 (2.32%) IT Manager
11 60 (2.32%) Senior Developer
12 57 (2.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 56 (2.17%) Banking Analyst
14 51 (1.98%) Test Analyst
15 46 (1.78%) Digital Project Manager
16 45 (1.74%) Data Analyst
17 44 (1.70%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (10.15%) HTML
2 209 (8.10%) CSS
3 137 (5.31%) HTML5
4 116 (4.49%) Web Services
5 114 (4.42%) .NET
6 98 (3.80%) XML
7 90 (3.49%) AngularJS
8 73 (2.83%) REST
9 70 (2.71%) SOAP
9 70 (2.71%) Spring
10 65 (2.52%) RESTful
11 64 (2.48%) CSS3
12 62 (2.40%) J2EE
13 59 (2.29%) Middleware
14 46 (1.78%) jQuery
15 43 (1.67%) Node.js
16 39 (1.51%) Hibernate
17 37 (1.43%) JSP
17 37 (1.43%) Servlets
18 34 (1.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 185 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (6.16%) User Experience
3 105 (4.07%) Equities
4 104 (4.03%) Fixed Income
5 86 (3.33%) EPoS
6 65 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 64 (2.48%) Computer Science
8 61 (2.36%) Mobile App
9 54 (2.09%) FMCG
10 44 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
11 40 (1.55%) Data Centre
12 34 (1.32%) iPad
13 29 (1.12%) Data Integration
13 29 (1.12%) iPhone
13 29 (1.12%) Statistics
14 26 (1.01%) Credit Risk
15 23 (0.89%) Social Media
16 22 (0.85%) Mathematics
17 19 (0.74%) EMV
17 19 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 155 (6.01%) Linux
2 152 (5.89%) Windows
3 100 (3.87%) Unix
4 57 (2.21%) Windows Server
5 53 (2.05%) Apple iOS
6 45 (1.74%) Android
7 31 (1.20%) Windows 7
8 20 (0.77%) AIX
9 19 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (0.66%) SUSE
12 15 (0.58%) CentOS
12 15 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
14 11 (0.43%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (0.39%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.39%) Windows 10
16 9 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 9 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 721 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
2 478 (18.52%) E-Commerce
3 330 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 262 (10.15%) Project Management
5 211 (8.18%) Scrum
6 180 (6.97%) Analytics
7 173 (6.70%) Business Analysis
8 168 (6.51%) DevOps
9 162 (6.28%) TDD
10 155 (6.01%) CRM
11 149 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
12 133 (5.15%) ITIL
13 124 (4.80%) Waterfall
14 121 (4.69%) Asset Management
15 115 (4.46%) Migration
15 115 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
16 109 (4.22%) PRINCE2
17 98 (3.80%) Change Management
18 90 (3.49%) Continuous Integration
19 87 (3.37%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 307 (11.89%) SQL
2 273 (10.58%) Java
3 255 (9.88%) JavaScript
4 107 (4.15%) Python
5 102 (3.95%) C#
6 53 (2.05%) Ruby
7 52 (2.01%) Scala
8 50 (1.94%) Shell Script
9 46 (1.78%) Perl
10 39 (1.51%) T-SQL
11 36 (1.39%) Bash Shell
12 35 (1.36%) PHP
13 30 (1.16%) Apple Swift
13 30 (1.16%) PL/SQL
13 30 (1.16%) R
14 28 (1.08%) Groovy
15 26 (1.01%) PowerShell
16 25 (0.97%) Objective-C
17 22 (0.85%) Go
18 21 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 142 (5.50%) Degree
2 23 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 22 (0.85%) ISEB
4 20 (0.77%) PMI Certification
5 18 (0.70%) CCNP
5 18 (0.70%) PMP
6 15 (0.58%) CCNA
6 15 (0.58%) CISSP
7 14 (0.54%) CISM
8 13 (0.50%) ISTQB
9 12 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (0.39%) CEH
10 10 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.35%) MCSE
12 7 (0.27%) MCP
13 6 (0.23%) APMP
13 6 (0.23%) GIAC
13 6 (0.23%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (4.11%) QA
2 27 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 26 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.66%) MiFID
5 12 (0.46%) SDET
6 11 (0.43%) SEPA
7 10 (0.39%) Basel III
8 8 (0.31%) SLA
9 7 (0.27%) FATCA
10 6 (0.23%) WAI
11 3 (0.12%) EMIR
11 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.12%) WCAG
12 2 (0.077%) AIFMD
12 2 (0.077%) COREP
12 2 (0.077%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 1 (0.039%) Basel II
13 1 (0.039%) COBIT
13 1 (0.039%) ISO20022
System Software
1 68 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 63 (2.44%) Docker
3 23 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.50%) vCloud
5 11 (0.43%) vSphere
6 9 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.31%) HDFS
8 7 (0.27%) KVM
8 7 (0.27%) Xen
9 6 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (0.23%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.23%) XenApp
10 4 (0.15%) Firmware
10 4 (0.15%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.12%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.077%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.077%) NFS
Systems Management
1 85 (3.29%) Puppet
2 83 (3.22%) Opscode Chef
3 75 (2.91%) Ansible
4 29 (1.12%) Terraform
5 20 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
6 17 (0.66%) Nagios
7 13 (0.50%) Packer
8 12 (0.46%) SCCM
9 11 (0.43%) Zenoss
10 10 (0.39%) vRealize
11 8 (0.31%) Kibana
12 7 (0.27%) logstash
13 6 (0.23%) Kubernetes
14 5 (0.19%) Cacti
14 5 (0.19%) MOM
15 4 (0.15%) AirWatch
15 4 (0.15%) NetBackup
15 4 (0.15%) SCOM
15 4 (0.15%) SmokePing
15 4 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 251 (9.72%) Oracle
2 221 (8.56%) Microsoft
3 109 (4.22%) SAP
4 100 (3.87%) IBM
5 81 (3.14%) Adobe
6 69 (2.67%) hybris
7 61 (2.36%) Cisco
8 54 (2.09%) ATG
9 47 (1.82%) Google
10 44 (1.70%) VMware
11 42 (1.63%) HP
12 39 (1.51%) Tableau
13 38 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
14 26 (1.01%) Red Hat
14 26 (1.01%) Splunk
15 25 (0.97%) ServiceNow
16 22 (0.85%) Atlassian
17 19 (0.74%) CheckPoint
18 18 (0.70%) MuleSoft
19 16 (0.62%) Demandware
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £150 to £200 per day Ltd Co (£114 - £152 per day PAYE)
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Salt
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aquent
Rate: £340 - £345 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £590.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £800 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £430 to £465 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £320 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Source Technology
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £530 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago