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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 30 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 1290 1244 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.97% 5.32% 5.24%
As % of the General category 13.53% 11.46% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 823 815
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £306 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 21
Median hourly rate £10.00 £21.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.38% +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+134.37% -48.38%
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
9536 10853 10325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.13% 46.45% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7007 7835 7281
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
- +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 121 128
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £52.17 £37.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -3 161 £475 +5.55% 61
Canary Wharf +19 12 £400 -30.43%
Uxbridge +9 8 £550 -
Hammersmith +4 3 £388 -18.42%
Brentford -2 3 £145 -62.58% 1
Croydon - 3 £105 - 5
Harrow - 3 £500 -
Docklands, London - 2 £563 -
Paddington - 2 - -
Wembley +6 1 £105 -75.29%
Chiswick - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £475 -
Enfield - 1 £105 -
Hayes - 1 £105 -
Hounslow - 1 £550 -
Ilford - 1 £425 -
Southall - 1 £525 -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 605 (25.43%) Agile Software Development
2 556 (23.37%) Finance
3 512 (21.52%) Banking
4 493 (20.72%) E-Commerce
5 313 (13.16%) Retail Banking
6 303 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 247 (10.38%) Project Management
8 243 (10.21%) Oracle
9 242 (10.17%) Java
10 241 (10.13%) SQL
11 208 (8.74%) HTML
12 195 (8.20%) JavaScript
13 172 (7.23%) Microsoft
14 151 (6.35%) Scrum
15 150 (6.31%) CRM
15 150 (6.31%) Marketing
15 150 (6.31%) Business Analysis
16 148 (6.22%) Linux
17 140 (5.88%) CSS
18 137 (5.76%) TDD
19 133 (5.59%) User Experience
20 132 (5.55%) Business Intelligence
21 126 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
22 125 (5.25%) Web Services
23 123 (5.17%) Windows
24 119 (5.00%) Analytics
25 117 (4.92%) Migration
26 112 (4.71%) Degree
27 103 (4.33%) SQL Server
28 102 (4.29%) Git (software)

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 85 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 81 (3.40%) CMS
3 40 (1.68%) SharePoint
4 38 (1.60%) SAS
5 36 (1.51%) Apache
6 25 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 21 (0.88%) IIS
8 20 (0.84%) Confluence
9 16 (0.67%) Mule
9 16 (0.67%) nginx
10 15 (0.63%) Apache Solr
11 14 (0.59%) JBoss
12 13 (0.55%) Apache Spark
13 12 (0.50%) Drupal
13 12 (0.50%) MS Exchange
13 12 (0.50%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
15 10 (0.42%) Skype for Business
16 9 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
16 9 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 101 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 45 (1.89%) MS Office
3 37 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 37 (1.56%) MS Project
4 22 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.92%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.25%) HipChat
6 6 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (0.25%) SPSS
7 5 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.17%) CINEMA 4D
8 4 (0.17%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.13%) InVision
10 2 (0.084%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.042%) Pixate
11 1 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.042%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 64 (2.69%) Oracle Retail
2 36 (1.51%) Magento
3 28 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
4 26 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 25 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
6 14 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
7 11 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
7 11 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 10 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
8 10 (0.42%) SAP Retail
9 6 (0.25%) Eikon
9 6 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.25%) Summit
10 5 (0.21%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
11 3 (0.13%) Bankmaster
11 3 (0.13%) Fredhopper
11 3 (0.13%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 77 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.18%) Office 365
4 24 (1.01%) SaaS
5 13 (0.55%) GitHub
6 11 (0.46%) Google Analytics
7 9 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.38%) Oracle CX
7 9 (0.38%) Yammer
8 8 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
9 7 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.25%) IaaS
11 5 (0.21%) Google Apps
11 5 (0.21%) PaaS
11 5 (0.21%) Trello
11 5 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.17%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 57 (2.40%) Firewall
2 45 (1.89%) Internet
3 42 (1.77%) WAN
4 38 (1.60%) TCP/IP
5 32 (1.35%) LAN
6 30 (1.26%) Network Security
7 27 (1.13%) DNS
8 24 (1.01%) VPN
9 21 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (0.84%) HTTP
10 20 (0.84%) Intranet
11 18 (0.76%) Wireless
12 16 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (0.63%) SNMP
14 14 (0.59%) NFC
15 13 (0.55%) MPLS
16 12 (0.50%) SSL
17 9 (0.38%) Cisco Wireless
17 9 (0.38%) VoIP
18 8 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (4.33%) SQL Server
2 60 (2.52%) Big Data
3 56 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (1.89%) NoSQL
5 39 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 34 (1.43%) Hadoop
6 34 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (1.26%) MySQL
9 26 (1.09%) Oracle Database
10 20 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (0.76%) Apache Hive
11 18 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (0.76%) Relational Database
12 15 (0.63%) DB2
12 15 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (0.46%) DataStage
14 11 (0.46%) QlikView
15 10 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 102 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 93 (3.91%) Jenkins
2 93 (3.91%) JIRA
3 69 (2.90%) Selenium
4 48 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 46 (1.93%) Maven
6 37 (1.56%) JUnit
7 28 (1.18%) Mockito
8 26 (1.09%) WebDriver
9 22 (0.92%) Cucumber
9 22 (0.92%) Spock
10 18 (0.76%) Grunt
10 18 (0.76%) gulp
10 18 (0.76%) SpecFlow
11 16 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (0.67%) Eclipse
11 16 (0.67%) SoapUI
11 16 (0.67%) Subversion
12 15 (0.63%) TeamCity
13 14 (0.59%) Jasmine
General
1 556 (23.37%) Finance
2 512 (21.52%) Banking
3 313 (13.16%) Retail Banking
4 150 (6.31%) Marketing
5 75 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 73 (3.07%) Financial Institution
7 50 (2.10%) Games
8 40 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 39 (1.64%) Investment Banking
10 31 (1.30%) Front Office
11 29 (1.22%) Legal
12 24 (1.01%) Electronics
13 20 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
13 20 (0.84%) Publishing
14 18 (0.76%) Advertising
15 17 (0.71%) Back Office
16 15 (0.63%) Law
17 9 (0.38%) French Language
17 9 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 538 (22.61%) Analyst
2 364 (15.30%) Developer
3 322 (13.54%) Business Analyst
4 301 (12.65%) Project Manager
5 283 (11.90%) Architect
6 153 (6.43%) Solutions Architect
7 130 (5.46%) Consultant
8 102 (4.29%) Retail Business Analyst
9 77 (3.24%) Java Developer
10 75 (3.15%) Designer
11 71 (2.98%) Senior Developer
12 65 (2.73%) Programme Manager
13 64 (2.69%) Banking Analyst
14 61 (2.56%) IT Manager
15 54 (2.27%) Test Analyst
16 47 (1.98%) IT Project Manager
17 46 (1.93%) Senior Manager
18 44 (1.85%) DevOps Engineer
19 42 (1.77%) Digital Project Manager
20 39 (1.64%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (8.74%) HTML
2 140 (5.88%) CSS
3 125 (5.25%) Web Services
4 99 (4.16%) .NET
5 97 (4.08%) HTML5
6 80 (3.36%) AngularJS
7 66 (2.77%) J2EE
7 66 (2.77%) REST
8 65 (2.73%) SOAP
9 63 (2.65%) RESTful
9 63 (2.65%) Spring
10 57 (2.40%) XML
11 50 (2.10%) Node.js
12 46 (1.93%) Middleware
13 43 (1.81%) CSS3
14 41 (1.72%) jQuery
14 41 (1.72%) JSP
15 38 (1.60%) Servlets
16 35 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 31 (1.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 133 (5.59%) User Experience
2 126 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 69 (2.90%) EPoS
5 67 (2.82%) Equities
6 63 (2.65%) Fixed Income
7 53 (2.23%) Data Centre
8 50 (2.10%) Management Information System
9 47 (1.98%) FMCG
10 41 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
11 30 (1.26%) Computer Science
12 28 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
12 28 (1.18%) Social Media
13 26 (1.09%) iPad
14 23 (0.97%) Virtual Team
15 22 (0.92%) Credit Risk
16 21 (0.88%) Contactless
17 19 (0.80%) Mainframe
18 18 (0.76%) EMV
18 18 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 148 (6.22%) Linux
2 123 (5.17%) Windows
3 75 (3.15%) Unix
4 50 (2.10%) Windows Server
5 40 (1.68%) Android
6 38 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 25 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 21 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (0.76%) AIX
11 17 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (0.59%) CentOS
13 11 (0.46%) SUSE
13 11 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 10 (0.42%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.38%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (0.29%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 605 (25.43%) Agile Software Development
2 493 (20.72%) E-Commerce
3 303 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 247 (10.38%) Project Management
5 151 (6.35%) Scrum
6 150 (6.31%) Business Analysis
6 150 (6.31%) CRM
7 137 (5.76%) TDD
8 132 (5.55%) Business Intelligence
9 119 (5.00%) Analytics
10 117 (4.92%) Migration
11 101 (4.25%) DevOps
12 98 (4.12%) Change Management
13 94 (3.95%) ITIL
14 93 (3.91%) User Acceptance Testing
15 91 (3.83%) Waterfall
16 90 (3.78%) PRINCE2
17 85 (3.57%) ERP
18 83 (3.49%) Asset Management
19 81 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 242 (10.17%) Java
2 241 (10.13%) SQL
3 195 (8.20%) JavaScript
4 86 (3.61%) C#
5 69 (2.90%) Python
6 43 (1.81%) PHP
7 40 (1.68%) Scala
8 37 (1.56%) T-SQL
9 34 (1.43%) Perl
10 32 (1.35%) Shell Script
11 30 (1.26%) Ruby
12 28 (1.18%) Groovy
12 28 (1.18%) VBA
13 20 (0.84%) C
14 19 (0.80%) Bash Shell
14 19 (0.80%) PowerShell
15 13 (0.55%) Go
15 13 (0.55%) PL/SQL
16 12 (0.50%) Clojure
16 12 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 112 (4.71%) Degree
2 35 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (1.30%) PMI Certification
4 30 (1.26%) CCNP
5 24 (1.01%) PMP
6 19 (0.80%) CISSP
7 18 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 16 (0.67%) CCNA
8 16 (0.67%) CISM
9 14 (0.59%) ISEB
10 12 (0.50%) CCIE
10 12 (0.50%) ISTQB
11 11 (0.46%) Security Cleared
12 8 (0.34%) CEH
13 7 (0.29%) GIAC
13 7 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.25%) APMP
14 6 (0.25%) CISA
14 6 (0.25%) SANS
15 5 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (3.53%) QA
2 18 (0.76%) SLA
3 17 (0.71%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.59%) MiFID
6 11 (0.46%) SEPA
7 8 (0.34%) FATCA
8 7 (0.29%) COBIT
8 7 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
8 7 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.21%) SDET
10 4 (0.17%) Basel III
10 4 (0.17%) WAI
11 2 (0.084%) Basel II
11 2 (0.084%) COREP
11 2 (0.084%) EMIR
11 2 (0.084%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 33 (1.39%) Docker
3 23 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.34%) vCloud
4 8 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.29%) vSphere
6 5 (0.21%) HDFS
6 5 (0.21%) XenApp
7 4 (0.17%) KVM
7 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.17%) Xen
7 4 (0.17%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.084%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.084%) NFS
9 2 (0.084%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.042%) Snort
10 1 (0.042%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.042%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 56 (2.35%) Ansible
2 51 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (1.85%) Puppet
4 20 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (0.59%) Terraform
6 13 (0.55%) Nagios
6 13 (0.55%) SCCM
7 12 (0.50%) Packer
8 8 (0.34%) MOM
9 5 (0.21%) Kibana
9 5 (0.21%) logstash
9 5 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.21%) SCOM
9 5 (0.21%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.17%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
11 3 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (0.13%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.13%) Oozie
11 3 (0.13%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 243 (10.21%) Oracle
2 172 (7.23%) Microsoft
3 97 (4.08%) SAP
4 88 (3.70%) IBM
5 80 (3.36%) ATG
6 65 (2.73%) hybris
7 64 (2.69%) Cisco
8 53 (2.23%) Adobe
9 44 (1.85%) VMware
10 42 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
11 28 (1.18%) Google
12 27 (1.13%) Endeca
13 26 (1.09%) Tableau
14 24 (1.01%) CheckPoint
15 23 (0.97%) HP
16 19 (0.80%) Red Hat
17 17 (0.71%) Citrix
18 16 (0.67%) Infor
18 16 (0.67%) Teradata
19 15 (0.63%) Splunk
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 47 minutes ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
onezeero.
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
White North Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £18 - £19 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Xcede
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Xcede
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Xcede
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £580.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £480 to £530 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £42,000 - £55,000+ (depending on years of experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £610 per day
Posted: 5 days ago