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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 31 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 1330 1266 1274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.00% 5.37% 5.48%
As % of the General category 13.86% 11.40% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 845 887
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 20
Median hourly rate £14.62 £23.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.45% +35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £102.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £17.25 £14.45
% change year-on-year
+218.84% +19.41%
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
9594 11105 10442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.31% 47.07% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6952 8040 7277
Median daily rate £483 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 127 132
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.61 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 £52.17 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -1 190 £498 +13.06% 66
Canary Wharf +19 16 £400 -36.63%
Harrow - 8 £500 -
Croydon - 5 £275 - 2
Uxbridge +1 4 £440 -
Hammersmith +5 3 £388 -18.42%
Brentford -2 3 £145 -62.58% 2
Wembley +6 1 £105 -75.29% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £475 -
Enfield - 1 £105 -
Hayes - 1 £105 -
Hounslow - 1 £550 -
Southall - 1 £525 -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 653 (26.08%) Agile Software Development
2 622 (24.84%) Finance
3 540 (21.57%) Banking
4 485 (19.37%) E-Commerce
5 340 (13.58%) Retail Banking
6 310 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 270 (10.78%) Project Management
8 265 (10.58%) Java
9 263 (10.50%) SQL
10 254 (10.14%) Oracle
11 231 (9.23%) HTML
12 220 (8.79%) JavaScript
13 199 (7.95%) Microsoft
14 169 (6.75%) Business Analysis
15 165 (6.59%) Scrum
16 164 (6.55%) Marketing
17 161 (6.43%) Linux
18 160 (6.39%) CSS
19 154 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
20 152 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
21 151 (6.03%) CRM
22 145 (5.79%) Analytics
23 144 (5.75%) TDD
24 134 (5.35%) User Experience
24 134 (5.35%) DevOps
25 132 (5.27%) Web Services
26 131 (5.23%) Windows
27 124 (4.95%) Migration
28 123 (4.91%) SQL Server
29 121 (4.83%) Degree

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 92 (3.67%) WebSphere
2 85 (3.39%) CMS
3 47 (1.88%) SharePoint
4 44 (1.76%) Apache
5 42 (1.68%) SAS
6 39 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 30 (1.20%) Confluence
8 27 (1.08%) Tomcat
9 23 (0.92%) Apache Spark
9 23 (0.92%) IIS
10 19 (0.76%) JBoss
11 18 (0.72%) nginx
12 17 (0.68%) Apache Solr
12 17 (0.68%) Mule
13 13 (0.52%) MS Exchange
14 12 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
15 11 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (0.44%) Skype for Business
16 10 (0.40%) Drupal
17 9 (0.36%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 104 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 54 (2.16%) MS Office
3 43 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 39 (1.56%) MS Project
5 26 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.96%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
8 7 (0.28%) SPSS
9 6 (0.24%) HipChat
10 5 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
12 3 (0.12%) InVision
13 2 (0.080%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.040%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 68 (2.72%) Oracle Retail
2 38 (1.52%) Magento
3 34 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
4 28 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 23 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
6 17 (0.68%) SAP Retail
7 16 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
8 14 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
8 14 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
9 13 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
10 11 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
11 10 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 7 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
13 6 (0.24%) Summit
14 4 (0.16%) Eikon
14 4 (0.16%) PeopleSoft Financials
14 4 (0.16%) SAP SD
14 4 (0.16%) WebTrends
15 3 (0.12%) Fredhopper
15 3 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 96 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.20%) Office 365
4 26 (1.04%) SaaS
5 17 (0.68%) GitHub
6 15 (0.60%) PaaS
7 14 (0.56%) IaaS
8 11 (0.44%) Google Analytics
9 10 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.40%) Yammer
10 9 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.36%) Google Apps
10 9 (0.36%) Oracle CX
11 8 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (0.28%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
13 6 (0.24%) Trello
14 5 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 5 (0.20%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.16%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.08%) Firewall
2 43 (1.72%) Internet
3 40 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 38 (1.52%) WAN
5 34 (1.36%) DNS
6 33 (1.32%) LAN
7 29 (1.16%) Network Security
8 24 (0.96%) Intranet
8 24 (0.96%) VPN
9 23 (0.92%) HTTP
10 20 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (0.72%) Wireless
12 17 (0.68%) SSL
13 16 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (0.64%) SNMP
14 14 (0.56%) NFC
15 13 (0.52%) MPLS
16 11 (0.44%) SAN
17 10 (0.40%) VoIP
18 9 (0.36%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (4.91%) SQL Server
2 74 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
3 68 (2.72%) Big Data
4 51 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 43 (1.72%) MongoDB
6 41 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 40 (1.60%) Hadoop
8 38 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 35 (1.40%) MySQL
10 23 (0.92%) Oracle Database
10 23 (0.92%) Relational Database
11 21 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (0.60%) Apache Hive
13 15 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (0.56%) DB2
15 12 (0.48%) QlikView
16 11 (0.44%) DataStage
17 9 (0.36%) HBase
Development Applications
1 109 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 107 (4.27%) Git (software)
3 106 (4.23%) JIRA
4 69 (2.76%) Selenium
5 59 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 50 (2.00%) Maven
7 35 (1.40%) JUnit
8 26 (1.04%) Mockito
9 25 (1.00%) Subversion
9 25 (1.00%) WebDriver
10 24 (0.96%) Cucumber
11 21 (0.84%) Grunt
11 21 (0.84%) gulp
12 19 (0.76%) Eclipse
12 19 (0.76%) Spock
13 18 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 18 (0.72%) SpecFlow
14 16 (0.64%) Jasmine
14 16 (0.64%) TeamCity
15 15 (0.60%) SoapUI
General
1 622 (24.84%) Finance
2 540 (21.57%) Banking
3 340 (13.58%) Retail Banking
4 164 (6.55%) Marketing
5 103 (4.11%) Financial Institution
6 61 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 46 (1.84%) Investment Banking
8 45 (1.80%) Games
9 36 (1.44%) Legal
10 35 (1.40%) Front Office
11 34 (1.36%) Manufacturing
12 25 (1.00%) Back Office
13 20 (0.80%) Publishing
14 19 (0.76%) Electronics
15 18 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
16 15 (0.60%) Advertising
16 15 (0.60%) Law
17 10 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.36%) French Language
19 7 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 542 (21.65%) Analyst
2 387 (15.46%) Developer
3 318 (12.70%) Business Analyst
4 315 (12.58%) Architect
5 308 (12.30%) Project Manager
6 167 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 139 (5.55%) Consultant
8 102 (4.07%) Retail Business Analyst
9 82 (3.27%) Java Developer
10 71 (2.84%) Senior Developer
11 70 (2.80%) Designer
12 67 (2.68%) Programme Manager
13 59 (2.36%) IT Manager
14 58 (2.32%) Banking Analyst
15 54 (2.16%) Test Analyst
16 52 (2.08%) DevOps Engineer
17 48 (1.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 46 (1.84%) Digital Project Manager
19 45 (1.80%) Senior Manager
20 42 (1.68%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (9.23%) HTML
2 160 (6.39%) CSS
3 132 (5.27%) Web Services
4 116 (4.63%) HTML5
5 99 (3.95%) AngularJS
6 97 (3.87%) .NET
7 77 (3.08%) REST
8 70 (2.80%) Spring
9 66 (2.64%) RESTful
9 66 (2.64%) XML
10 63 (2.52%) J2EE
10 63 (2.52%) SOAP
11 60 (2.40%) Node.js
12 52 (2.08%) Middleware
13 49 (1.96%) CSS3
14 47 (1.88%) jQuery
15 42 (1.68%) JSP
16 41 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 39 (1.56%) Servlets
18 31 (1.24%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 154 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (5.35%) User Experience
3 90 (3.59%) Equities
4 88 (3.51%) Fixed Income
5 79 (3.15%) Mobile App
6 74 (2.96%) EPoS
7 62 (2.48%) Management Information System
8 51 (2.04%) FMCG
9 50 (2.00%) Data Centre
10 43 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
11 36 (1.44%) Computer Science
12 28 (1.12%) Social Media
13 26 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
14 24 (0.96%) iPad
15 23 (0.92%) Data Integration
15 23 (0.92%) Virtual Team
16 21 (0.84%) Credit Risk
17 20 (0.80%) Contactless
18 19 (0.76%) Mainframe
19 18 (0.72%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 161 (6.43%) Linux
2 131 (5.23%) Windows
3 85 (3.39%) Unix
4 51 (2.04%) Windows Server
5 45 (1.80%) Apple iOS
6 42 (1.68%) Android
7 24 (0.96%) Windows 7
8 18 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (0.68%) AIX
9 17 (0.68%) CentOS
9 17 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.44%) SUSE
10 11 (0.44%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.24%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.24%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.20%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 653 (26.08%) Agile Software Development
2 485 (19.37%) E-Commerce
3 310 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 270 (10.78%) Project Management
5 169 (6.75%) Business Analysis
6 165 (6.59%) Scrum
7 152 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
8 151 (6.03%) CRM
9 145 (5.79%) Analytics
10 144 (5.75%) TDD
11 134 (5.35%) DevOps
12 124 (4.95%) Migration
13 110 (4.39%) PRINCE2
14 108 (4.31%) ITIL
15 107 (4.27%) Asset Management
16 106 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
17 105 (4.19%) Change Management
17 105 (4.19%) Waterfall
18 93 (3.71%) SDLC
19 84 (3.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 265 (10.58%) Java
2 263 (10.50%) SQL
3 220 (8.79%) JavaScript
4 90 (3.59%) C#
5 84 (3.35%) Python
6 46 (1.84%) Scala
7 43 (1.72%) Perl
7 43 (1.72%) T-SQL
8 42 (1.68%) PHP
9 40 (1.60%) Ruby
10 37 (1.48%) Shell Script
11 29 (1.16%) Groovy
12 28 (1.12%) Bash Shell
13 27 (1.08%) VBA
14 24 (0.96%) PowerShell
15 21 (0.84%) C
16 18 (0.72%) Go
17 16 (0.64%) PL/SQL
17 16 (0.64%) R
18 13 (0.52%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 121 (4.83%) Degree
2 31 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (1.08%) PMP
4 26 (1.04%) CCNP
5 25 (1.00%) PMI Certification
6 22 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 18 (0.72%) ISEB
8 17 (0.68%) CCNA
8 17 (0.68%) CISSP
9 14 (0.56%) CISM
10 12 (0.48%) ISTQB
11 11 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (0.44%) Security Cleared
12 9 (0.36%) CEH
13 7 (0.28%) APMP
13 7 (0.28%) CCIE
14 6 (0.24%) GIAC
15 5 (0.20%) SANS
15 5 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 4 (0.16%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (3.51%) QA
2 19 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 17 (0.68%) MiFID
4 16 (0.64%) SLA
5 14 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.40%) SEPA
7 8 (0.32%) FATCA
8 7 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.20%) Basel III
9 5 (0.20%) COBIT
9 5 (0.20%) SDET
10 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.16%) WAI
11 2 (0.080%) Basel II
11 2 (0.080%) COREP
11 2 (0.080%) EMIR
11 2 (0.080%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.040%) ISO20022
12 1 (0.040%) WCAG
System Software
1 58 (2.32%) Active Directory
2 52 (2.08%) Docker
3 22 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.44%) vCloud
5 10 (0.40%) vSphere
6 8 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.28%) KVM
7 7 (0.28%) Xen
8 6 (0.24%) HDFS
8 6 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (0.20%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.20%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.20%) XenApp
10 4 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.16%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.080%) Firmware
12 2 (0.080%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.080%) NFS
13 1 (0.040%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 66 (2.64%) Ansible
2 65 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (2.40%) Puppet
4 22 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 22 (0.88%) Terraform
5 17 (0.68%) Nagios
6 15 (0.60%) SCCM
7 14 (0.56%) Packer
8 10 (0.40%) vRealize
8 10 (0.40%) Zenoss
9 8 (0.32%) MOM
10 7 (0.28%) Kibana
10 7 (0.28%) logstash
11 5 (0.20%) SCOM
11 5 (0.20%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.16%) Cacti
12 4 (0.16%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.16%) SmokePing
13 3 (0.12%) Kubernetes
13 3 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 254 (10.14%) Oracle
2 199 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 104 (4.15%) SAP
4 86 (3.43%) IBM
5 76 (3.04%) ATG
6 72 (2.88%) hybris
7 69 (2.76%) Adobe
8 68 (2.72%) Cisco
9 40 (1.60%) VMware
10 39 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
11 36 (1.44%) HP
12 34 (1.36%) Google
13 33 (1.32%) Tableau
14 26 (1.04%) Red Hat
15 25 (1.00%) Endeca
15 25 (1.00%) Splunk
16 21 (0.84%) CheckPoint
17 20 (0.80%) Atlassian
18 16 (0.64%) EMC
18 16 (0.64%) Teradata
City, London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: Up to £625 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £550 per day market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
The Rank Group plc
Rate: Day Rate
Posted: 12 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £45,000 - £60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago