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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 33 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Retail 1177 1189 1073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.28% 4.91% 4.88%
As % of the General category 11.57% 10.68% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 841 778
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £412 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.87% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.04 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -19.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £13.94 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £18.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -
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
10170 11137 11236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.60% 45.98% 51.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7160 7818 7998
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 189 126
Average hourly rate £19.72 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.90 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 251 £431 +1.47% 121
Uxbridge +8 16 £353 +8.61%
Canary Wharf 0 7 £600 +20.00%
Rainham - 3 £325 -
Chiswick - 2 £130 -
Hammersmith -3 1 £250 - 1
Wembley - 1 £425 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £338 - 3
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 2
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 1
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 572 (26.23%) Finance
2 552 (25.31%) Banking
3 469 (21.50%) E-Commerce
4 405 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
5 354 (16.23%) Retail Banking
6 340 (15.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 314 (14.40%) Project Management
8 221 (10.13%) Oracle
9 215 (9.86%) SQL
10 185 (8.48%) Microsoft
11 164 (7.52%) HTML
12 156 (7.15%) Scrum
12 156 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
13 153 (7.02%) Java
14 149 (6.83%) Windows
15 148 (6.79%) MS Excel
16 133 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
16 133 (6.10%) Migration
17 131 (6.01%) Marketing
18 128 (5.87%) Business Analysis
19 126 (5.78%) User Experience
20 125 (5.73%) JavaScript
21 121 (5.55%) SAP
22 117 (5.36%) CSS
23 108 (4.95%) SQL Server
24 102 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
25 101 (4.63%) PRINCE2
26 99 (4.54%) Data Warehouse
27 98 (4.49%) Analytics
28 96 (4.40%) Waterfall

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 62 (2.84%) WebSphere
2 50 (2.29%) CMS
3 35 (1.60%) SharePoint
4 32 (1.47%) SAS
5 25 (1.15%) JBoss
6 20 (0.92%) WebLogic
7 19 (0.87%) MS Exchange
8 17 (0.78%) IIS
9 14 (0.64%) Apache
9 14 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
10 13 (0.60%) Node.js
11 11 (0.50%) Adobe CQ
11 11 (0.50%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.46%) IBM Notes
13 9 (0.41%) Confluence
14 7 (0.32%) Lync
14 7 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 148 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 92 (4.22%) MS Office
3 77 (3.53%) MS Project
4 56 (2.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 45 (2.06%) MS Visio
6 31 (1.42%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (0.55%) PowerPivot
9 9 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
9 9 (0.41%) SPSS
10 6 (0.28%) Fireworks
10 6 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.14%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.092%) Quicktime
12 2 (0.092%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.092%) CINEMA 4D
12 2 (0.092%) Maya
13 1 (0.046%) InDesign
13 1 (0.046%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 62 (2.84%) Oracle Retail
2 38 (1.74%) Magento
3 24 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
4 20 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
5 18 (0.83%) SAP Retail
6 14 (0.64%) Google Analytics
7 13 (0.60%) SAP FI
8 10 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
8 10 (0.46%) SAP CO
9 9 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
9 9 (0.41%) SAP ERP
10 8 (0.37%) SiteCatalyst
10 8 (0.37%) SAP SD
11 7 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
11 7 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
11 7 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
12 6 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (0.23%) SAP HR
13 5 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
13 5 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (0.73%) Office 365
2 16 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.55%) SaaS
4 9 (0.41%) Force.com
5 2 (0.092%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.046%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.046%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.046%) PaaS
6 1 (0.046%) GitHub
6 1 (0.046%) IaaS
6 1 (0.046%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.046%) Yammer
6 1 (0.046%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.046%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.42%) Internet
2 22 (1.01%) Firewall
3 21 (0.96%) LAN
4 16 (0.73%) WAN
4 16 (0.73%) DNS
5 12 (0.55%) FTP
6 11 (0.50%) HTTP
6 11 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (0.50%) SAN
7 10 (0.46%) Network Security
8 9 (0.41%) Wireless
9 8 (0.37%) Intranet
9 8 (0.37%) ATM
10 7 (0.32%) VPN
10 7 (0.32%) BGP
11 6 (0.28%) DHCP
11 6 (0.28%) VoIP
12 5 (0.23%) SNMP
12 5 (0.23%) EIGRP
12 5 (0.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 99 (4.54%) Data Warehouse
3 64 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 40 (1.83%) Big Data
7 33 (1.51%) MySQL
8 29 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 28 (1.28%) OLAP
10 26 (1.19%) DB2
11 24 (1.10%) Hadoop
11 24 (1.10%) Relational Database
12 23 (1.05%) Data Mining
13 19 (0.87%) MS Access
13 19 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (0.87%) Oracle Database
14 18 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
15 17 (0.78%) NoSQL
16 13 (0.60%) RDBMS
16 13 (0.60%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 49 (2.25%) JIRA
2 31 (1.42%) Subversion
3 27 (1.24%) Ant
4 26 (1.19%) Git (software)
5 25 (1.15%) Selenium
6 23 (1.05%) Maven
7 17 (0.78%) Axure RP
8 14 (0.64%) Visual Studio
9 10 (0.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 10 (0.46%) Jenkins
10 9 (0.41%) JUnit
10 9 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (0.37%) LoadRunner
11 8 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (0.32%) WebDriver
12 7 (0.32%) ERwin
12 7 (0.32%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.32%) Grunt
13 6 (0.28%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.28%) JMeter
General
1 572 (26.23%) Finance
2 552 (25.31%) Banking
3 354 (16.23%) Retail Banking
4 131 (6.01%) Marketing
5 76 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 57 (2.61%) Investment Banking
7 46 (2.11%) Legal
8 43 (1.97%) Manufacturing
9 42 (1.93%) Financial Institution
10 33 (1.51%) Back Office
11 30 (1.38%) Games
12 25 (1.15%) Law
13 24 (1.10%) Advertising
13 24 (1.10%) Front Office
14 18 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
15 12 (0.55%) Billing
16 11 (0.50%) Publishing
17 10 (0.46%) General Ledger
18 9 (0.41%) French Language
19 8 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 510 (23.38%) Analyst
2 346 (15.86%) Project Manager
3 316 (14.49%) Developer
4 297 (13.62%) Business Analyst
5 213 (9.77%) Architect
6 120 (5.50%) Consultant
7 100 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
8 65 (2.98%) Designer
9 53 (2.43%) Programme Manager
10 50 (2.29%) Test Analyst
11 38 (1.74%) Data Analyst
12 35 (1.60%) Test Manager
13 34 (1.56%) Tester
14 33 (1.51%) Senior Analyst
14 33 (1.51%) UX Designer
15 32 (1.47%) Front-End Developer
15 32 (1.47%) Senior Manager
16 31 (1.42%) SAP Consultant
17 30 (1.38%) Java Developer
17 30 (1.38%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (7.52%) HTML
2 117 (5.36%) CSS
3 88 (4.03%) .NET
4 63 (2.89%) Web Services
5 59 (2.71%) XML
6 58 (2.66%) J2EE
7 51 (2.34%) HTML5
8 48 (2.20%) jQuery
9 43 (1.97%) RESTful
10 40 (1.83%) CSS3
11 39 (1.79%) SOAP
12 31 (1.42%) Spring
13 29 (1.33%) AngularJS
14 28 (1.28%) ASP.NET
15 25 (1.15%) JSP
15 25 (1.15%) XSD
16 24 (1.10%) Middleware
17 21 (0.96%) XSL
18 18 (0.83%) WSDL
18 18 (0.83%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 156 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (5.78%) User Experience
3 52 (2.38%) iPad
4 48 (2.20%) Mobile App
5 46 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 42 (1.93%) EPoS
7 36 (1.65%) FMCG
8 31 (1.42%) Social Media
9 27 (1.24%) Online Banking
10 22 (1.01%) Data Structures
11 21 (0.96%) Equities
12 19 (0.87%) Derivative
13 18 (0.83%) Fixed Income
14 17 (0.78%) PMI
14 17 (0.78%) Visualisation
14 17 (0.78%) Open Source
15 16 (0.73%) iPhone
16 15 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
16 15 (0.69%) Credit Risk
16 15 (0.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 149 (6.83%) Windows
2 93 (4.26%) Linux
3 59 (2.71%) Windows 7
4 57 (2.61%) Apple iOS
5 56 (2.57%) Android
6 52 (2.38%) UNIX
7 24 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (0.96%) Windows XP
9 18 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.41%) AIX
12 8 (0.37%) Solaris
12 8 (0.37%) Windows Vista
12 8 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.23%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.092%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.092%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.092%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (21.50%) E-Commerce
2 405 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
3 340 (15.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 314 (14.40%) Project Management
5 156 (7.15%) Scrum
6 133 (6.10%) Migration
6 133 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
7 128 (5.87%) Business Analysis
8 102 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
9 101 (4.63%) PRINCE2
10 98 (4.49%) Analytics
11 96 (4.40%) Waterfall
11 96 (4.40%) Data Modelling
12 81 (3.71%) CRM
13 79 (3.62%) ERP
14 77 (3.53%) Change Management
15 69 (3.16%) TDD
16 66 (3.03%) ETL
17 61 (2.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 60 (2.75%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 215 (9.86%) SQL
2 153 (7.02%) Java
3 125 (5.73%) JavaScript
4 58 (2.66%) C#
5 37 (1.70%) T-SQL
5 37 (1.70%) VBA
6 33 (1.51%) PHP
7 27 (1.24%) C
8 23 (1.05%) Shell Script
8 23 (1.05%) PL/SQL
9 16 (0.73%) Python
9 16 (0.73%) Groovy
10 14 (0.64%) PHP5
10 14 (0.64%) Perl
11 13 (0.60%) C++
11 13 (0.60%) PowerShell
12 12 (0.55%) VB
13 11 (0.50%) Objective-C
14 9 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 8 (0.37%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 95 (4.36%) Degree
2 34 (1.56%) ISEB
3 22 (1.01%) PMI Certification
4 20 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 17 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 14 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (0.50%) PMP
8 9 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.41%) ACCA
9 8 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.32%) MCT
11 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.23%) RHCE
12 5 (0.23%) CCNA
12 5 (0.23%) MBA
12 5 (0.23%) IIBA
13 4 (0.18%) CFA
13 4 (0.18%) RHCA
13 4 (0.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (3.71%) QA
2 17 (0.78%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.46%) SLA
5 7 (0.32%) EMIR
6 6 (0.28%) COBIT
7 5 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.23%) FATCA
7 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.14%) Basel III
10 2 (0.092%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.092%) Basel II
10 2 (0.092%) COSO
11 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.046%) BS7799
11 1 (0.046%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.046%) Solvency II
System Software
1 54 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.28%) vSphere
5 5 (0.23%) HDFS
6 4 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (0.14%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.092%) Docker
8 2 (0.092%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.092%) SRDF
8 2 (0.092%) XenApp
8 2 (0.092%) vCloud
9 1 (0.046%) XenServer
9 1 (0.046%) RACF
9 1 (0.046%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.046%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.046%) Cronacle
9 1 (0.046%) Xen
9 1 (0.046%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.046%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (1.01%) SCCM
2 18 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.46%) Puppet
4 9 (0.41%) SCOM
5 6 (0.28%) Nessus
5 6 (0.28%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.23%) Nagios
7 4 (0.18%) MOM
7 4 (0.18%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.14%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.092%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.092%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.092%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.092%) Ansible
9 2 (0.092%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.092%) Graphite
9 2 (0.092%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 221 (10.13%) Oracle
2 185 (8.48%) Microsoft
3 121 (5.55%) SAP
4 65 (2.98%) ATG
5 59 (2.71%) IBM
6 57 (2.61%) hybris
7 51 (2.34%) Adobe
8 39 (1.79%) Cisco
9 36 (1.65%) VMware
10 33 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
11 24 (1.10%) Google
12 23 (1.05%) Business Objects
12 23 (1.05%) Citrix
13 22 (1.01%) Cognos
13 22 (1.01%) Teradata
13 22 (1.01%) Demandware
14 21 (0.96%) Endeca
14 21 (0.96%) Apple
15 18 (0.83%) ServiceNow
16 17 (0.78%) Informatica
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