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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
England / London
Rank 33 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 1009 1037 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.22% 4.83% 4.65%
As % of the General category 11.85% 10.63% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 687 679
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 8
Median hourly rate £10.00 £18.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -45.17%

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
8516 9758 9629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.02% 45.49% 45.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6040 6903 6915
Median daily rate £500 £498 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% +4.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 108 99
Median hourly rate £29.38 £26.25 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% +40.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.00 £55.00 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.44%

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 22 February 2017.

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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +10 111 £500 +15.94% 54
Uxbridge +9 10 £500 - 1
Canary Wharf -7 9 £550 +10.00%
Croydon 0 7 £110 -76.84% 5
Chessington +2 6 £300 -
Hammersmith +1 5 £360 +30.90% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £481 - 1
Enfield - 4 £110 -
Harrow +6 3 £294 -36.48%
West Drayton 0 2 £523 +10.00%
Docklands, London - 2 £425 - 1
Romford - 2 £131 -
Bromley - 1 £150 -
Twickenham - 1 £150 - 1
Paddington - 1 £475 -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 576 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
2 512 (23.61%) Finance
3 427 (19.69%) Banking
4 422 (19.46%) E-Commerce
5 270 (12.45%) SQL
5 270 (12.45%) Retail Banking
6 259 (11.94%) Microsoft
7 253 (11.66%) Java
8 252 (11.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 244 (11.25%) Oracle
10 210 (9.68%) JavaScript
11 191 (8.81%) HTML
12 190 (8.76%) Windows
13 180 (8.30%) Project Management
14 178 (8.21%) Scrum
15 177 (8.16%) CSS
16 175 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
17 164 (7.56%) Analytics
18 157 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
19 154 (7.10%) User Experience
20 151 (6.96%) MS Excel
21 149 (6.87%) SAP
22 136 (6.27%) TDD
23 127 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
24 125 (5.76%) DevOps
24 125 (5.76%) SQL Server
25 119 (5.49%) Marketing
25 119 (5.49%) Business Analysis
26 113 (5.21%) C#
27 112 (5.16%) CRM

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 81 (3.73%) SharePoint
2 60 (2.77%) CMS
3 59 (2.72%) WebSphere
4 47 (2.17%) Confluence
5 43 (1.98%) Apache Spark
6 41 (1.89%) SAS
7 39 (1.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 39 (1.80%) Skype for Business
8 35 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
9 25 (1.15%) Apache
9 25 (1.15%) MS Exchange
10 24 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 22 (1.01%) Apache Pig
12 20 (0.92%) Tomcat
13 16 (0.74%) JBoss
14 15 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
15 14 (0.65%) IBM Notes
15 14 (0.65%) IIS
16 12 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
17 10 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 151 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 85 (3.92%) MS Office
3 36 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.92%) MS Project
6 8 (0.37%) SPSS
7 7 (0.32%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.092%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.092%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.092%) HipChat
11 2 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.046%) EViews
12 1 (0.046%) FreeHand
12 1 (0.046%) SketchUp
12 1 (0.046%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 51 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
2 50 (2.31%) Oracle Retail
3 46 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 36 (1.66%) Dynamics NAV
5 31 (1.43%) SAP Retail
6 15 (0.69%) Eikon
6 15 (0.69%) Magento
6 15 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
6 15 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
7 13 (0.60%) SAP FI
7 13 (0.60%) SAP SD
8 10 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
8 10 (0.46%) SAP CO
8 10 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
9 9 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
10 8 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
10 8 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
11 7 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
11 7 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
11 7 (0.32%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 127 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 102 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (2.77%) Office 365
4 30 (1.38%) Yammer
5 29 (1.34%) GitHub
6 25 (1.15%) IaaS
6 25 (1.15%) PaaS
7 17 (0.78%) SaaS
8 14 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (0.55%) Google Analytics
11 9 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
13 5 (0.23%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.23%) Basecamp
13 5 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.18%) AdWords
14 4 (0.18%) G Suite
14 4 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.44%) Firewall
2 45 (2.07%) Internet
3 36 (1.66%) LAN
4 32 (1.48%) Network Security
5 30 (1.38%) TCP/IP
6 28 (1.29%) DNS
6 28 (1.29%) VPN
7 26 (1.20%) WAN
8 25 (1.15%) HTTP
9 19 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (0.74%) Wireless
11 15 (0.69%) SSL
12 11 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (0.41%) Skype
14 8 (0.37%) Intranet
14 8 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
14 8 (0.37%) SAN
15 7 (0.32%) Ethernet
15 7 (0.32%) HTTPS
16 6 (0.28%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 81 (3.73%) Hadoop
3 78 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
4 73 (3.37%) Big Data
5 61 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 57 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 48 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (1.57%) Apache Hive
9 30 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
10 26 (1.20%) NoSQL
10 26 (1.20%) QlikView
10 26 (1.20%) Relational Database
11 25 (1.15%) MongoDB
11 25 (1.15%) Oracle Database
12 19 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
14 16 (0.74%) MySQL
15 15 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 14 (0.65%) HBase
16 14 (0.65%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 110 (5.07%) Jenkins
2 108 (4.98%) JIRA
3 79 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 61 (2.81%) Selenium
5 38 (1.75%) Maven
6 30 (1.38%) Subversion
7 24 (1.11%) JUnit
8 23 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (1.01%) Gradle
9 22 (1.01%) WebDriver
10 20 (0.92%) Cucumber
11 17 (0.78%) TeamCity
12 12 (0.55%) SoapUI
13 11 (0.51%) Jasmine
13 11 (0.51%) Mockito
13 11 (0.51%) Spock
14 10 (0.46%) Eclipse
14 10 (0.46%) gulp
14 10 (0.46%) Hudson
15 9 (0.41%) Vagrant
General
1 512 (23.61%) Finance
2 427 (19.69%) Banking
3 270 (12.45%) Retail Banking
4 119 (5.49%) Marketing
5 59 (2.72%) Advertising
6 52 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 48 (2.21%) Legal
8 44 (2.03%) Investment Banking
9 39 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 37 (1.71%) Manufacturing
11 36 (1.66%) Financial Institution
12 29 (1.34%) Games
13 25 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
14 23 (1.06%) Back Office
15 18 (0.83%) Law
16 15 (0.69%) Private Banking
17 12 (0.55%) Front Office
18 9 (0.41%) Publishing
19 6 (0.28%) Online Betting
20 4 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 452 (20.84%) Developer
2 395 (18.21%) Analyst
3 213 (9.82%) Architect
3 213 (9.82%) Project Manager
4 212 (9.77%) Business Analyst
5 155 (7.15%) Consultant
6 82 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
7 63 (2.90%) Java Developer
8 59 (2.72%) Designer
9 58 (2.67%) Senior Developer
10 57 (2.63%) Programme Manager
11 56 (2.58%) Retail Business Analyst
12 43 (1.98%) Senior Manager
13 41 (1.89%) Data Architect
13 41 (1.89%) E-Commerce Manager
13 41 (1.89%) Senior Analyst
14 39 (1.80%) Support Engineer
15 37 (1.71%) IT Manager
16 36 (1.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 36 (1.66%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (8.81%) HTML
2 177 (8.16%) CSS
3 107 (4.93%) HTML5
4 106 (4.89%) .NET
5 96 (4.43%) Web Services
6 71 (3.27%) CSS3
7 70 (3.23%) XML
8 67 (3.09%) AngularJS
9 65 (3.00%) Spring
10 63 (2.90%) SOAP
11 60 (2.77%) J2EE
12 59 (2.72%) RESTful
13 52 (2.40%) JSON
14 44 (2.03%) REST
15 43 (1.98%) Middleware
16 38 (1.75%) Node.js
17 33 (1.52%) COM
18 31 (1.43%) React
18 31 (1.43%) Sass
19 27 (1.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 175 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 154 (7.10%) User Experience
3 71 (3.27%) Management Information System
4 46 (2.12%) EPoS
5 43 (1.98%) Mobile App
6 40 (1.84%) Computer Science
6 40 (1.84%) FMCG
7 39 (1.80%) Data Centre
7 39 (1.80%) Equities
7 39 (1.80%) iPad
8 35 (1.61%) iPhone
9 34 (1.57%) Fixed Income
10 30 (1.38%) Social Media
11 26 (1.20%) Blackberry
12 22 (1.01%) Algorithms
12 22 (1.01%) Credit Risk
13 20 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (0.78%) Virtual Team
15 14 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 12 (0.55%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 190 (8.76%) Windows
2 99 (4.56%) Linux
3 81 (3.73%) Unix
4 62 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 50 (2.31%) Windows Server
6 45 (2.07%) Android
7 41 (1.89%) Windows 7
8 17 (0.78%) AIX
8 17 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (0.74%) Mac OS X
9 16 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (0.60%) Mac OS
12 12 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
12 12 (0.55%) Windows XP
13 11 (0.51%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.46%) SUSE
14 10 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 9 (0.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 576 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
2 422 (19.46%) E-Commerce
3 252 (11.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 180 (8.30%) Project Management
5 178 (8.21%) Scrum
6 164 (7.56%) Analytics
7 157 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
8 136 (6.27%) TDD
9 125 (5.76%) DevOps
10 119 (5.49%) Business Analysis
11 112 (5.16%) CRM
12 105 (4.84%) ERP
12 105 (4.84%) Migration
13 99 (4.56%) ITIL
14 94 (4.33%) Waterfall
15 91 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
16 81 (3.73%) SDLC
17 77 (3.55%) BDD
17 77 (3.55%) PRINCE2
18 74 (3.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 270 (12.45%) SQL
2 253 (11.66%) Java
3 210 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 113 (5.21%) C#
5 77 (3.55%) Python
6 47 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 46 (2.12%) Shell Script
8 42 (1.94%) Scala
9 33 (1.52%) Apple Swift
10 30 (1.38%) Objective-C
11 26 (1.20%) R
12 24 (1.11%) Bash Shell
12 24 (1.11%) C
12 24 (1.11%) Ruby
13 23 (1.06%) VBA
14 21 (0.97%) Perl
15 20 (0.92%) PowerShell
16 18 (0.83%) PL/SQL
17 17 (0.78%) PHP
18 10 (0.46%) C++
Qualifications
1 110 (5.07%) Degree
2 28 (1.29%) ISEB
3 21 (0.97%) CISSP
4 20 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 18 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (0.74%) MCSE
8 14 (0.65%) CISM
8 14 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
8 14 (0.65%) PMP
9 13 (0.60%) MCP
10 12 (0.55%) ISTQB
10 12 (0.55%) PMI Certification
11 10 (0.46%) Security Cleared
12 9 (0.41%) CISA
12 9 (0.41%) SC Cleared
13 8 (0.37%) GIAC
14 7 (0.32%) CNA
14 7 (0.32%) Novell Certification
14 7 (0.32%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (3.27%) QA
2 25 (1.15%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.46%) MiFID
5 9 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.41%) SDET
5 9 (0.41%) SLA
5 9 (0.41%) WCAG
6 8 (0.37%) GDPR
6 8 (0.37%) IFRS
6 8 (0.37%) IFRS 9
7 7 (0.32%) FATCA
8 6 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.18%) Basel III
9 4 (0.18%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.14%) EMIR
10 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.14%) SEPA
11 2 (0.092%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.092%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 94 (4.33%) Active Directory
2 52 (2.40%) Docker
3 25 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.37%) vSphere
7 6 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.23%) HDFS
9 4 (0.18%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.092%) Firmware
12 1 (0.046%) NFS
12 1 (0.046%) Varnish
12 1 (0.046%) vCloud
12 1 (0.046%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.046%) Xen
Systems Management
1 61 (2.81%) Ansible
2 57 (2.63%) Puppet
3 43 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.78%) Terraform
5 9 (0.41%) SCCM
6 7 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 7 (0.32%) Oozie
7 5 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.18%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.18%) Consul
8 4 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (0.18%) Mesos
8 4 (0.18%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.14%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.14%) Nagios
9 3 (0.14%) Pingdom
9 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.092%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.092%) Kibana
Vendors
1 259 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 244 (11.25%) Oracle
3 149 (6.87%) SAP
4 71 (3.27%) Adobe
5 67 (3.09%) IBM
6 53 (2.44%) VMware
7 49 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
8 46 (2.12%) Cisco
9 41 (1.89%) ATG
10 40 (1.84%) hybris
11 35 (1.61%) Infor
12 31 (1.43%) Google
13 26 (1.20%) ServiceNow
14 24 (1.11%) Tableau
15 23 (1.06%) Citrix
16 19 (0.88%) Cloudera
17 18 (0.83%) Apple
17 18 (0.83%) Hortonworks
18 17 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
19 16 (0.74%) HP
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