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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 32 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Retail 1246 1215 1197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.73% 5.46% 5.29%
As % of the General category 13.08% 11.86% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 792 806
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 £314 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 16
Median hourly rate £10.00 £19.00 £14.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +35.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £18.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-29.72% -41.26%
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
9523 10248 10294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.79% 46.06% 45.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7099 7283 7343
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 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 128 137
Median hourly rate £22.38 £21.65 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.34% +20.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.46 £11.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £51.74 £40.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 -13 137 £467 +3.66% 76
Canary Wharf +9 11 £400 -33.33%
Uxbridge +3 7 £563 +59.34% 1
Hammersmith +4 5 £388 -10.40% 1
Harrow - 5 £480 -
Croydon - 3 £220 - 5
Paddington - 2 - -
Docklands, London +6 1 £525 -2.77%
Brentford +1 1 £140 -63.87% 2
Chiswick -3 1 - - 1
Chessington - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £550 -
Ilford - 1 £425 -
Southall - 1 £525 -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 562 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
2 528 (23.20%) Finance
3 513 (22.54%) Banking
4 476 (20.91%) E-Commerce
5 309 (13.58%) Retail Banking
6 256 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 229 (10.06%) SQL
8 228 (10.02%) Project Management
9 225 (9.89%) Oracle
10 222 (9.75%) Java
11 187 (8.22%) HTML
12 177 (7.78%) JavaScript
13 147 (6.46%) Linux
14 144 (6.33%) Microsoft
15 143 (6.28%) Scrum
16 138 (6.06%) Marketing
17 130 (5.71%) Migration
18 127 (5.58%) User Experience
19 126 (5.54%) Windows
20 123 (5.40%) CSS
21 122 (5.36%) Business Analysis
22 121 (5.32%) CRM
23 120 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
24 119 (5.23%) TDD
25 116 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
26 115 (5.05%) Analytics
27 110 (4.83%) Web Services
28 94 (4.13%) Degree
29 93 (4.09%) User Acceptance Testing
30 92 (4.04%) 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 79 (3.47%) CMS
2 72 (3.16%) WebSphere
3 55 (2.42%) Node.js
4 40 (1.76%) SAS
5 37 (1.63%) Apache
6 30 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 21 (0.92%) IIS
8 17 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 17 (0.75%) Confluence
9 16 (0.70%) nginx
10 15 (0.66%) Apache Solr
10 15 (0.66%) Mule
11 14 (0.62%) Apache Spark
11 14 (0.62%) Drupal
12 12 (0.53%) MS Exchange
13 11 (0.48%) JBoss
13 11 (0.48%) OpenStack
13 11 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (0.40%) Apache Pig
15 8 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 91 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 37 (1.63%) MS Office
3 30 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (1.23%) MS Project
5 26 (1.14%) Photoshop
6 21 (0.92%) MS Visio
7 16 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.40%) Fireworks
9 6 (0.26%) HipChat
9 6 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.13%) CINEMA 4D
11 3 (0.13%) SPSS
12 2 (0.088%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 59 (2.59%) Oracle Retail
2 34 (1.49%) Magento
3 30 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
4 28 (1.23%) Payment Gateway
5 25 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (0.53%) SAP Retail
8 9 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (0.35%) Eikon
9 8 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
10 7 (0.31%) Summit
11 6 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.26%) Temenos T24
12 5 (0.22%) Bankmaster
12 5 (0.22%) Finacle
12 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
13 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
13 4 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
14 3 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 70 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.32%) Office 365
4 27 (1.19%) SaaS
5 13 (0.57%) GitHub
5 13 (0.57%) Google Analytics
6 10 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.40%) Oracle CX
7 9 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
8 8 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (0.31%) Yammer
10 5 (0.22%) CloudFront
10 5 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.22%) PaaS
10 5 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.18%) IaaS
11 4 (0.18%) IBM PureFlex
11 4 (0.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 61 (2.68%) Firewall
2 46 (2.02%) WAN
3 44 (1.93%) Internet
4 36 (1.58%) TCP/IP
5 34 (1.49%) LAN
6 33 (1.45%) Network Security
7 28 (1.23%) DNS
8 26 (1.14%) VPN
9 19 (0.83%) Wireless
10 18 (0.79%) MPLS
11 16 (0.70%) HTTP
12 15 (0.66%) SNMP
13 14 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (0.53%) Intranet
14 12 (0.53%) SSL
15 10 (0.44%) Cisco Wireless
15 10 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
15 10 (0.44%) NFC
16 9 (0.40%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 56 (2.46%) Big Data
3 51 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (1.76%) MySQL
5 38 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 31 (1.36%) NoSQL
6 31 (1.36%) Oracle Database
7 30 (1.32%) Hadoop
8 29 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 25 (1.10%) Relational Database
11 24 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (0.92%) Apache Hive
13 15 (0.66%) DB2
13 15 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (0.48%) QlikView
15 11 (0.48%) Redis
16 9 (0.40%) CouchDB
16 9 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 92 (4.04%) Git (software)
2 90 (3.95%) JIRA
3 89 (3.91%) Jenkins
4 67 (2.94%) Selenium
5 41 (1.80%) Maven
6 36 (1.58%) JUnit
7 32 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (1.27%) Mockito
9 25 (1.10%) Spock
10 24 (1.05%) WebDriver
11 19 (0.83%) Cucumber
12 16 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (0.62%) Eclipse
13 14 (0.62%) SoapUI
13 14 (0.62%) SpecFlow
13 14 (0.62%) Subversion
14 13 (0.57%) Grunt
15 12 (0.53%) Jasmine
16 11 (0.48%) gulp
16 11 (0.48%) Hudson
General
1 528 (23.20%) Finance
2 513 (22.54%) Banking
3 309 (13.58%) Retail Banking
4 138 (6.06%) Marketing
5 76 (3.34%) Telecoms
6 57 (2.50%) Games
7 55 (2.42%) Financial Institution
8 42 (1.85%) Manufacturing
9 33 (1.45%) Investment Banking
10 28 (1.23%) Front Office
11 27 (1.19%) Electronics
12 25 (1.10%) Legal
13 24 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
14 23 (1.01%) Law
15 20 (0.88%) Publishing
16 18 (0.79%) Advertising
17 16 (0.70%) Back Office
18 8 (0.35%) Billing
19 6 (0.26%) French Language
19 6 (0.26%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 507 (22.28%) Analyst
2 346 (15.20%) Developer
3 305 (13.40%) Business Analyst
4 293 (12.87%) Project Manager
5 263 (11.56%) Architect
6 144 (6.33%) Solutions Architect
7 125 (5.49%) Consultant
8 95 (4.17%) Retail Business Analyst
9 75 (3.30%) Banking Analyst
10 70 (3.08%) Designer
11 64 (2.81%) Java Developer
11 64 (2.81%) Senior Developer
12 62 (2.72%) Programme Manager
13 59 (2.59%) IT Manager
13 59 (2.59%) Test Analyst
14 47 (2.07%) IT Project Manager
15 45 (1.98%) Senior Analyst
16 40 (1.76%) Senior Manager
17 36 (1.58%) Administrator
17 36 (1.58%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (8.22%) HTML
2 123 (5.40%) CSS
3 110 (4.83%) Web Services
4 77 (3.38%) .NET
5 76 (3.34%) HTML5
6 69 (3.03%) AngularJS
7 67 (2.94%) J2EE
8 66 (2.90%) SOAP
9 65 (2.86%) RESTful
10 60 (2.64%) Spring
11 56 (2.46%) REST
12 54 (2.37%) XML
13 43 (1.89%) JSP
14 42 (1.85%) CSS3
15 39 (1.71%) jQuery
15 39 (1.71%) Servlets
16 37 (1.63%) Middleware
17 36 (1.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 32 (1.41%) JSON
19 26 (1.14%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 127 (5.58%) User Experience
2 120 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 66 (2.90%) EPoS
5 54 (2.37%) Data Centre
6 45 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 44 (1.93%) Equities
8 42 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 42 (1.85%) Fixed Income
9 40 (1.76%) FMCG
10 32 (1.41%) Social Media
11 30 (1.32%) iPad
12 27 (1.19%) Mobile Banking
13 25 (1.10%) Credit Risk
14 22 (0.97%) Computer Science
15 19 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 18 (0.79%) Statistics
17 17 (0.75%) Digital Media
17 17 (0.75%) Mainframe
17 17 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 147 (6.46%) Linux
2 126 (5.54%) Windows
3 63 (2.77%) Unix
4 45 (1.98%) Windows Server
5 34 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 33 (1.45%) Android
7 28 (1.23%) Windows 7
8 17 (0.75%) AIX
8 17 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (0.62%) CentOS
11 12 (0.53%) Windows XP
12 11 (0.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 11 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.40%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.40%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (0.31%) SUSE
15 4 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 562 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
2 476 (20.91%) E-Commerce
3 256 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 228 (10.02%) Project Management
5 143 (6.28%) Scrum
6 130 (5.71%) Migration
7 122 (5.36%) Business Analysis
8 121 (5.32%) CRM
9 119 (5.23%) TDD
10 116 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
11 115 (5.05%) Analytics
12 93 (4.09%) User Acceptance Testing
13 92 (4.04%) ERP
14 90 (3.95%) Change Management
15 89 (3.91%) PRINCE2
15 89 (3.91%) Waterfall
16 82 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
17 77 (3.38%) DevOps
17 77 (3.38%) ITIL
18 74 (3.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 229 (10.06%) SQL
2 222 (9.75%) Java
3 177 (7.78%) JavaScript
4 67 (2.94%) C#
5 61 (2.68%) Python
6 49 (2.15%) PHP
7 37 (1.63%) Scala
7 37 (1.63%) T-SQL
8 29 (1.27%) Perl
9 28 (1.23%) Ruby
10 27 (1.19%) Groovy
10 27 (1.19%) Shell Script
10 27 (1.19%) VBA
11 18 (0.79%) Bash Shell
12 16 (0.70%) PL/SQL
13 15 (0.66%) C
13 15 (0.66%) PowerShell
14 13 (0.57%) VB
15 11 (0.48%) Go
16 8 (0.35%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 94 (4.13%) Degree
2 39 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (1.49%) CCNP
4 27 (1.19%) PMI Certification
5 22 (0.97%) PMP
6 21 (0.92%) CISSP
7 20 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 18 (0.79%) CISM
9 16 (0.70%) CCNA
10 15 (0.66%) CCIE
10 15 (0.66%) ISEB
10 15 (0.66%) ISTQB
11 13 (0.57%) Security Cleared
12 8 (0.35%) CEH
12 8 (0.35%) CISA
13 7 (0.31%) GIAC
13 7 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.31%) SANS
14 6 (0.26%) SAS Certification
15 5 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.73%) QA
2 20 (0.88%) SLA
3 19 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 16 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.44%) SEPA
6 9 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.40%) MiFID
7 8 (0.35%) FATCA
8 7 (0.31%) COBIT
9 6 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.13%) Basel III
10 3 (0.13%) EMIR
11 2 (0.088%) Basel II
11 2 (0.088%) COREP
11 2 (0.088%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.088%) WAI
12 1 (0.044%) COSO
12 1 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.044%) SDET
System Software
1 56 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.27%) Docker
3 28 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.44%) vSphere
5 8 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.35%) vCloud
6 7 (0.31%) KVM
7 5 (0.22%) HDFS
7 5 (0.22%) XenApp
8 4 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.18%) Xen
8 4 (0.18%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.088%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.088%) NFS
10 1 (0.044%) GPFS
10 1 (0.044%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 1 (0.044%) SRDF
10 1 (0.044%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.044%) Varnish
10 1 (0.044%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 46 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
2 43 (1.89%) Ansible
3 36 (1.58%) Puppet
4 23 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (0.57%) SCCM
6 12 (0.53%) Nagios
6 12 (0.53%) Terraform
7 11 (0.48%) Packer
8 9 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (0.31%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.26%) MOM
11 5 (0.22%) Kibana
11 5 (0.22%) logstash
11 5 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
11 5 (0.22%) SCOM
11 5 (0.22%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.18%) vRealize
13 3 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (0.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 3 (0.13%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 225 (9.89%) Oracle
2 144 (6.33%) Microsoft
3 92 (4.04%) SAP
4 81 (3.56%) ATG
5 78 (3.43%) IBM
6 63 (2.77%) Cisco
7 57 (2.50%) hybris
8 50 (2.20%) VMware
9 41 (1.80%) Adobe
10 37 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
11 28 (1.23%) Endeca
12 27 (1.19%) Google
13 26 (1.14%) CheckPoint
14 23 (1.01%) Tableau
15 22 (0.97%) Citrix
16 19 (0.83%) HP
17 15 (0.66%) Intel Security
17 15 (0.66%) Red Hat
18 14 (0.62%) Siebel
18 14 (0.62%) Teradata
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