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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
England / London
Rank 34 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 1010 993 988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.28% 4.74% 4.68%
As % of the General category 12.18% 10.29% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 681 697
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 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.59% -2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Median hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.75%

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
8290 9647 9641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.35% 46.06% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5931 6726 6999
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 106 100
Median hourly rate £32.75 £27.66 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.40% +38.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.40 £59.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £33.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-18.79% +27.88%

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 January 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 January 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 -3 100 £525 +17.97% 65
Canary Wharf -7 10 £550 +4.76%
Uxbridge +7 9 £493 - 1
Croydon -9 7 £110 -70.66% 2
Hammersmith - 5 £360 -
Chessington - 4 £340 -
Enfield - 4 £110 -
Harrow - 4 £438 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £475 -
Docklands, London - 3 £425 -
Romford - 1 £113 -
West Drayton - 1 £470 - 1
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 618 (28.01%) Agile Software Development
2 530 (24.03%) Finance
3 450 (20.40%) Banking
4 417 (18.90%) E-Commerce
5 292 (13.24%) Retail Banking
6 288 (13.06%) SQL
7 275 (12.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 260 (11.79%) Java
9 242 (10.97%) Microsoft
10 227 (10.29%) Oracle
11 216 (9.79%) JavaScript
12 203 (9.20%) Scrum
13 200 (9.07%) HTML
14 191 (8.66%) Project Management
15 190 (8.61%) Windows
16 187 (8.48%) CSS
17 184 (8.34%) Analytics
18 182 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
19 152 (6.89%) User Experience
19 152 (6.89%) TDD
20 150 (6.80%) DevOps
21 146 (6.62%) MS Excel
22 143 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
23 132 (5.98%) Marketing
24 128 (5.80%) Degree
25 122 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
26 121 (5.49%) Jenkins
27 119 (5.39%) SQL Server
28 117 (5.30%) SAP
29 116 (5.26%) Linux

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 82 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 58 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 55 (2.49%) CMS
4 51 (2.31%) Apache Spark
5 47 (2.13%) SAS
6 37 (1.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 37 (1.68%) Confluence
7 34 (1.54%) Skype for Business
8 30 (1.36%) Tomcat
9 28 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
10 26 (1.18%) MS Exchange
11 22 (1.00%) Apache
11 22 (1.00%) JBoss
12 20 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 19 (0.86%) Apache Pig
13 19 (0.86%) IBM Notes
14 15 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
15 13 (0.59%) IIS
16 12 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
17 11 (0.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 146 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 88 (3.99%) MS Office
3 42 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.63%) MS Project
5 14 (0.63%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.32%) SPSS
7 4 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.091%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.091%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.091%) HipChat
9 2 (0.091%) InVision
9 2 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.045%) EViews
10 1 (0.045%) FreeHand
10 1 (0.045%) SketchUp
10 1 (0.045%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 53 (2.40%) Oracle Retail
2 39 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
3 36 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 24 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
5 21 (0.95%) SAP Retail
6 18 (0.82%) Eikon
7 17 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
8 16 (0.73%) Magento
9 12 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
9 12 (0.54%) Unica
10 11 (0.50%) SAP SD
11 9 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
12 8 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
12 8 (0.36%) SAP FI
13 7 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
13 7 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
13 7 (0.32%) SAP hybris
14 6 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
14 6 (0.27%) SAP MDM
14 6 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 122 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 116 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (2.77%) Office 365
4 27 (1.22%) PaaS
5 26 (1.18%) IaaS
6 25 (1.13%) GitHub
7 24 (1.09%) Yammer
8 18 (0.82%) SaaS
9 16 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (0.68%) Google Analytics
11 12 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.41%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
14 5 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 4 (0.18%) AdWords
15 4 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
16 3 (0.14%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (2.58%) Internet
2 50 (2.27%) Firewall
3 38 (1.72%) LAN
4 34 (1.54%) VPN
5 33 (1.50%) DNS
6 32 (1.45%) TCP/IP
7 30 (1.36%) Network Security
8 29 (1.31%) HTTP
9 27 (1.22%) WAN
10 19 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (0.73%) Intranet
12 15 (0.68%) Wireless
13 14 (0.63%) SSL
14 11 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
15 8 (0.36%) Skype
16 7 (0.32%) DHCP
16 7 (0.32%) Ethernet
16 7 (0.32%) HTTPS
16 7 (0.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (5.39%) SQL Server
2 82 (3.72%) Hadoop
3 78 (3.54%) Big Data
4 72 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
5 49 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (1.54%) NoSQL
7 34 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 33 (1.50%) Relational Database
9 32 (1.45%) MongoDB
10 30 (1.36%) Apache Hive
11 26 (1.18%) QlikView
12 23 (1.04%) MySQL
12 23 (1.04%) Oracle Database
13 22 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
14 18 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
16 15 (0.68%) RDBMS
17 13 (0.59%) HBase
17 13 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 121 (5.49%) Jenkins
2 107 (4.85%) JIRA
3 89 (4.03%) Git (software)
4 56 (2.54%) Selenium
5 48 (2.18%) Maven
6 28 (1.27%) Subversion
7 27 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (1.18%) Cucumber
8 26 (1.18%) WebDriver
9 24 (1.09%) Gradle
10 21 (0.95%) JUnit
11 18 (0.82%) Eclipse
12 16 (0.73%) TeamCity
13 15 (0.68%) Visual Studio
14 14 (0.63%) gulp
15 13 (0.59%) Hudson
16 12 (0.54%) Calabash
16 12 (0.54%) IntelliJ
16 12 (0.54%) NUnit
16 12 (0.54%) SoapUI
General
1 530 (24.03%) Finance
2 450 (20.40%) Banking
3 292 (13.24%) Retail Banking
4 132 (5.98%) Marketing
5 54 (2.45%) Financial Institution
6 53 (2.40%) Investment Banking
7 47 (2.13%) Legal
8 46 (2.09%) Advertising
8 46 (2.09%) Telecoms
9 38 (1.72%) Manufacturing
10 36 (1.63%) Games
11 35 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 21 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
13 18 (0.82%) Law
14 16 (0.73%) Back Office
15 15 (0.68%) Publishing
16 14 (0.63%) Private Banking
17 12 (0.54%) Front Office
18 7 (0.32%) General Ledger
19 6 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 452 (20.49%) Developer
2 410 (18.59%) Analyst
3 239 (10.83%) Architect
4 228 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 213 (9.66%) Business Analyst
6 132 (5.98%) Consultant
7 96 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 69 (3.13%) Java Developer
9 68 (3.08%) Designer
10 56 (2.54%) Senior Developer
11 55 (2.49%) Programme Manager
12 49 (2.22%) Data Architect
12 49 (2.22%) Retail Business Analyst
13 48 (2.18%) Senior Manager
14 43 (1.95%) DevOps Engineer
14 43 (1.95%) Senior Analyst
15 41 (1.86%) Support Engineer
16 40 (1.81%) Digital Project Manager
17 39 (1.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 39 (1.77%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (9.07%) HTML
2 187 (8.48%) CSS
3 110 (4.99%) .NET
4 105 (4.76%) HTML5
5 93 (4.22%) Web Services
6 87 (3.94%) XML
7 71 (3.22%) Spring
8 66 (2.99%) AngularJS
8 66 (2.99%) CSS3
9 65 (2.95%) SOAP
10 63 (2.86%) RESTful
11 57 (2.58%) J2EE
12 56 (2.54%) JSON
13 52 (2.36%) REST
14 48 (2.18%) Middleware
15 36 (1.63%) Node.js
16 29 (1.31%) ASP.NET
16 29 (1.31%) jQuery
16 29 (1.31%) Sass
17 28 (1.27%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 182 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 152 (6.89%) User Experience
3 76 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 60 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 54 (2.45%) EPoS
6 52 (2.36%) Equities
7 47 (2.13%) Fixed Income
8 44 (1.99%) FMCG
9 43 (1.95%) iPad
10 41 (1.86%) iPhone
11 40 (1.81%) Mobile App
12 39 (1.77%) Visualisation
13 32 (1.45%) Data Centre
13 32 (1.45%) Statistics
14 29 (1.31%) Blackberry
14 29 (1.31%) Data Integration
15 28 (1.27%) Social Media
16 26 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
17 24 (1.09%) Credit Risk
17 24 (1.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 190 (8.61%) Windows
2 116 (5.26%) Linux
3 87 (3.94%) Unix
4 61 (2.77%) Apple iOS
5 50 (2.27%) Windows Server
6 45 (2.04%) Windows 7
7 44 (1.99%) Android
8 20 (0.91%) AIX
8 20 (0.91%) Mac OS X
9 19 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
10 15 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.68%) Windows XP
11 14 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (0.59%) Mac OS
12 13 (0.59%) SUSE
13 10 (0.45%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 618 (28.01%) Agile Software Development
2 417 (18.90%) E-Commerce
3 275 (12.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 203 (9.20%) Scrum
5 191 (8.66%) Project Management
6 184 (8.34%) Analytics
7 152 (6.89%) TDD
8 150 (6.80%) DevOps
9 143 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
10 112 (5.08%) Business Analysis
11 99 (4.49%) CRM
11 99 (4.49%) Migration
11 99 (4.49%) Waterfall
12 96 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
13 95 (4.31%) ERP
13 95 (4.31%) ITIL
14 84 (3.81%) BDD
15 76 (3.45%) SDLC
16 73 (3.31%) PRINCE2
17 72 (3.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 288 (13.06%) SQL
2 260 (11.79%) Java
3 216 (9.79%) JavaScript
4 112 (5.08%) C#
5 93 (4.22%) Python
6 51 (2.31%) Scala
7 47 (2.13%) T-SQL
8 45 (2.04%) Shell Script
9 37 (1.68%) Ruby
10 33 (1.50%) Apple Swift
11 32 (1.45%) R
12 30 (1.36%) Objective-C
13 29 (1.31%) Perl
14 26 (1.18%) Bash Shell
15 24 (1.09%) PL/SQL
16 23 (1.04%) C
17 21 (0.95%) PHP
18 20 (0.91%) PowerShell
18 20 (0.91%) VBA
19 15 (0.68%) Go
Qualifications
1 128 (5.80%) Degree
2 23 (1.04%) ISEB
3 20 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 19 (0.86%) CISSP
4 19 (0.86%) ISTQB
5 18 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (0.63%) MCSE
7 14 (0.63%) Network+ Certification
8 12 (0.54%) CISM
8 12 (0.54%) PMP
9 11 (0.50%) MCP
10 10 (0.45%) PMI Certification
10 10 (0.45%) Security Cleared
11 9 (0.41%) SC Cleared
12 8 (0.36%) CCNP
12 8 (0.36%) CISA
12 8 (0.36%) GIAC
12 8 (0.36%) SAS Certification
13 7 (0.32%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (3.81%) QA
2 27 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 20 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.63%) SDET
5 10 (0.45%) SLA
6 9 (0.41%) MiFID
7 8 (0.36%) Basel III
8 7 (0.32%) FATCA
9 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.27%) WCAG
10 5 (0.23%) GDPR
10 5 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.18%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.14%) SEPA
13 2 (0.091%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.091%) AIFMD
13 2 (0.091%) EMIR
13 2 (0.091%) WAI
14 1 (0.045%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.045%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 87 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 61 (2.77%) Docker
3 25 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (0.41%) vSphere
6 7 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.27%) HDFS
7 6 (0.27%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.18%) vCloud
10 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.091%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.091%) Firmware
12 1 (0.045%) KVM
12 1 (0.045%) Varnish
12 1 (0.045%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.045%) Xen
Systems Management
1 68 (3.08%) Ansible
2 64 (2.90%) Puppet
3 56 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (1.04%) Terraform
5 10 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 7 (0.32%) SCCM
7 5 (0.23%) Consul
7 5 (0.23%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.23%) Oozie
8 4 (0.18%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.18%) Nagios
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.18%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.14%) Mesos
9 3 (0.14%) Pingdom
10 2 (0.091%) Kibana
10 2 (0.091%) Salt
Vendors
1 242 (10.97%) Microsoft
2 227 (10.29%) Oracle
3 117 (5.30%) SAP
4 73 (3.31%) IBM
5 68 (3.08%) Adobe
6 51 (2.31%) VMware
7 45 (2.04%) Cisco
7 45 (2.04%) hybris
8 42 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
9 34 (1.54%) Google
10 32 (1.45%) ATG
11 28 (1.27%) Infor
11 28 (1.27%) Tableau
12 26 (1.18%) ServiceNow
13 24 (1.09%) Citrix
14 23 (1.04%) Splunk
15 20 (0.91%) HP
16 19 (0.86%) Bloomberg
16 19 (0.86%) Lotus
17 18 (0.82%) MicroStrategy
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Market Rate
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London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
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ReThink Recruitment
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Tria Recruitment
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Lorien Resourcing
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