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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 35 44 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 1195 974 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.51% 4.36% 4.51%
As % of the General category 12.82% 9.48% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 640 746
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 12
Median hourly rate £10.00 £27.50 £14.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +95.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
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
9318 10272 10764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.93% 45.99% 45.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6701 7182 7959
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 115 117
Median hourly rate £21.03 £24.23 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% +12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £13.56 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +17.10%

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 5 December 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
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 5 December 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 +5 125 £513 +9.33% 43
Croydon -4 13 £114 -55.92% 3
Canary Wharf +5 11 £513 +2.50%
Enfield - 6 £110 -
Harrow - 6 £428 -
Docklands, London - 5 £525 -
Uxbridge - 3 £485 - 1
Chessington - 2 £340 -
Brentford +7 1 £145 -71.00% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +4 1 £475 +46.15% 1
Westminster - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £165 -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 680 (27.28%) Agile Software Development
2 652 (26.15%) Finance
3 525 (21.06%) Banking
4 448 (17.97%) E-Commerce
5 345 (13.84%) Retail Banking
6 326 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 324 (13.00%) SQL
8 299 (11.99%) Java
9 272 (10.91%) Microsoft
10 254 (10.19%) JavaScript
11 246 (9.87%) Oracle
12 242 (9.71%) HTML
13 238 (9.55%) Project Management
14 227 (9.11%) Scrum
15 223 (8.95%) CSS
16 210 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
17 204 (8.18%) Analytics
17 204 (8.18%) Windows
18 179 (7.18%) DevOps
19 169 (6.78%) Marketing
20 167 (6.70%) Business Analysis
21 162 (6.50%) MS Excel
22 161 (6.46%) User Experience
23 160 (6.42%) TDD
24 157 (6.30%) Degree
25 156 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
26 139 (5.58%) SQL Server
27 137 (5.50%) Linux
28 131 (5.25%) C#
29 130 (5.21%) .NET

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 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 74 (2.97%) WebSphere
3 63 (2.53%) CMS
4 54 (2.17%) Apache Spark
5 53 (2.13%) SAS
6 52 (2.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 45 (1.81%) Tomcat
8 44 (1.76%) Confluence
9 31 (1.24%) Apache
10 30 (1.20%) Skype for Business
11 29 (1.16%) JBoss
12 28 (1.12%) MS Exchange
13 24 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
14 23 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 20 (0.80%) Apache Pig
16 17 (0.68%) IIS
17 16 (0.64%) IBM Notes
18 13 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
18 13 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
19 12 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 162 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 97 (3.89%) MS Office
3 52 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 29 (1.16%) MS Project
6 18 (0.72%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.44%) SPSS
8 5 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.080%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.080%) HipChat
10 2 (0.080%) InVision
10 2 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.040%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.040%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.040%) EViews
11 1 (0.040%) FreeHand
11 1 (0.040%) SketchUp
11 1 (0.040%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 59 (2.37%) Oracle Retail
2 45 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
3 36 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 27 (1.08%) Magento
5 26 (1.04%) SAP Retail
6 25 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
6 25 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
7 14 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
8 13 (0.52%) Eikon
8 13 (0.52%) Unica
9 11 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
9 11 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
9 11 (0.44%) SAP SD
10 9 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
10 9 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
11 7 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
11 7 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
12 5 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
12 5 (0.20%) SAP SCM
12 5 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 113 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
1 113 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (2.17%) Office 365
3 33 (1.32%) PaaS
4 29 (1.16%) IaaS
5 21 (0.84%) SaaS
5 21 (0.84%) Yammer
6 17 (0.68%) GitHub
7 16 (0.64%) Google Analytics
8 13 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.44%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
11 8 (0.32%) G Suite
12 6 (0.24%) Basecamp
13 4 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 4 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.16%) iPaaS
13 4 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 65 (2.61%) Internet
2 46 (1.85%) Firewall
3 44 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 36 (1.44%) DNS
5 34 (1.36%) HTTP
5 34 (1.36%) LAN
6 26 (1.04%) Network Security
7 24 (0.96%) VPN
7 24 (0.96%) WAN
8 22 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
9 19 (0.76%) Intranet
10 17 (0.68%) SSL
11 15 (0.60%) Wireless
12 10 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (0.36%) MPLS
14 8 (0.32%) HTTPS
14 8 (0.32%) SAN
14 8 (0.32%) Skype
15 7 (0.28%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (5.58%) SQL Server
2 93 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
3 86 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 85 (3.41%) Big Data
5 51 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 50 (2.01%) NoSQL
7 42 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 39 (1.56%) MongoDB
9 37 (1.48%) Relational Database
10 35 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 31 (1.24%) Apache Hive
12 30 (1.20%) MySQL
13 24 (0.96%) QlikView
13 24 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
14 20 (0.80%) Oracle Database
15 18 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
16 14 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
16 14 (0.56%) HBase
16 14 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 14 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 123 (4.93%) Jenkins
2 114 (4.57%) JIRA
3 100 (4.01%) Git (software)
4 63 (2.53%) Maven
5 59 (2.37%) Selenium
6 52 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 42 (1.68%) Subversion
8 33 (1.32%) Cucumber
9 28 (1.12%) Gradle
10 26 (1.04%) WebDriver
11 25 (1.00%) Eclipse
12 23 (0.92%) gulp
13 21 (0.84%) JUnit
14 19 (0.76%) IntelliJ
15 18 (0.72%) Grunt
15 18 (0.72%) Visual Studio
16 17 (0.68%) TeamCity
17 16 (0.64%) NUnit
18 14 (0.56%) Mocha
19 13 (0.52%) Calabash
General
1 652 (26.15%) Finance
2 525 (21.06%) Banking
3 345 (13.84%) Retail Banking
4 169 (6.78%) Marketing
5 93 (3.73%) Financial Institution
6 61 (2.45%) Investment Banking
7 58 (2.33%) Legal
8 47 (1.89%) Telecoms
9 39 (1.56%) Games
10 35 (1.40%) Manufacturing
11 34 (1.36%) Advertising
12 30 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 24 (0.96%) Back Office
13 24 (0.96%) Front Office
14 23 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
15 19 (0.76%) Law
16 15 (0.60%) Publishing
17 13 (0.52%) Private Banking
18 9 (0.36%) French Language
19 7 (0.28%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 503 (20.18%) Analyst
2 480 (19.25%) Developer
3 299 (11.99%) Architect
4 262 (10.51%) Business Analyst
5 251 (10.07%) Project Manager
6 148 (5.94%) Consultant
7 128 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
8 82 (3.29%) Java Developer
9 74 (2.97%) Designer
10 69 (2.77%) Programme Manager
11 65 (2.61%) Retail Business Analyst
12 59 (2.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 58 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
14 57 (2.29%) Data Architect
15 54 (2.17%) Senior Developer
16 48 (1.93%) Digital Project Manager
17 44 (1.76%) Banking Analyst
18 42 (1.68%) Senior Analyst
18 42 (1.68%) Senior Manager
18 42 (1.68%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (9.71%) HTML
2 223 (8.95%) CSS
3 130 (5.21%) .NET
4 126 (5.05%) HTML5
5 114 (4.57%) Web Services
6 112 (4.49%) XML
7 88 (3.53%) AngularJS
8 77 (3.09%) Spring
9 70 (2.81%) REST
10 69 (2.77%) CSS3
11 68 (2.73%) SOAP
12 67 (2.69%) RESTful
13 57 (2.29%) Middleware
14 52 (2.09%) J2EE
15 48 (1.93%) JSON
16 40 (1.60%) jQuery
17 37 (1.48%) ASP.NET
18 35 (1.40%) Hibernate
18 35 (1.40%) Node.js
19 31 (1.24%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 210 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 161 (6.46%) User Experience
3 87 (3.49%) Equities
4 83 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 82 (3.29%) Fixed Income
6 75 (3.01%) Computer Science
7 72 (2.89%) EPoS
8 56 (2.25%) Mobile App
9 49 (1.97%) FMCG
10 39 (1.56%) Data Centre
10 39 (1.56%) iPhone
11 37 (1.48%) Data Integration
11 37 (1.48%) iPad
11 37 (1.48%) Statistics
12 31 (1.24%) Visualisation
13 30 (1.20%) Credit Risk
13 30 (1.20%) Mathematics
14 28 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
15 26 (1.04%) Blackberry
16 24 (0.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 204 (8.18%) Windows
2 137 (5.50%) Linux
3 105 (4.21%) Unix
4 60 (2.41%) Apple iOS
5 56 (2.25%) Windows Server
6 47 (1.89%) Android
7 42 (1.68%) Windows 7
8 20 (0.80%) Mac OS X
9 18 (0.72%) AIX
10 17 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (0.60%) SUSE
13 14 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (0.56%) Windows XP
14 13 (0.52%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
16 10 (0.40%) Windows 10
17 9 (0.36%) Mac OS
18 7 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 680 (27.28%) Agile Software Development
2 448 (17.97%) E-Commerce
3 326 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 238 (9.55%) Project Management
5 227 (9.11%) Scrum
6 204 (8.18%) Analytics
7 179 (7.18%) DevOps
8 167 (6.70%) Business Analysis
9 160 (6.42%) TDD
10 156 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
11 113 (4.53%) CRM
11 113 (4.53%) ITIL
12 109 (4.37%) Waterfall
13 107 (4.29%) Migration
14 101 (4.05%) Asset Management
15 99 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
16 96 (3.85%) PRINCE2
17 95 (3.81%) ERP
18 92 (3.69%) Change Management
18 92 (3.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 324 (13.00%) SQL
2 299 (11.99%) Java
3 254 (10.19%) JavaScript
4 131 (5.25%) C#
5 105 (4.21%) Python
6 58 (2.33%) Scala
7 54 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 47 (1.89%) T-SQL
9 43 (1.72%) Ruby
10 38 (1.52%) Perl
11 32 (1.28%) Apple Swift
11 32 (1.28%) R
12 31 (1.24%) PL/SQL
13 30 (1.20%) Bash Shell
14 28 (1.12%) Objective-C
15 27 (1.08%) C
16 26 (1.04%) PHP
17 24 (0.96%) PowerShell
18 21 (0.84%) VBA
19 16 (0.64%) Go
Qualifications
1 157 (6.30%) Degree
2 27 (1.08%) ISEB
3 25 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 18 (0.72%) ISTQB
4 18 (0.72%) PMP
5 17 (0.68%) CISSP
6 16 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (0.64%) PMI Certification
7 15 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
9 13 (0.52%) MCP
9 13 (0.52%) MCSE
10 11 (0.44%) CISM
10 11 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.40%) Security Cleared
12 9 (0.36%) GIAC
12 9 (0.36%) SC Cleared
13 8 (0.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 7 (0.28%) GCIA
14 7 (0.28%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (4.13%) QA
2 27 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 19 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.68%) SDET
5 16 (0.64%) MiFID
6 9 (0.36%) Basel III
7 7 (0.28%) FATCA
7 7 (0.28%) WCAG
8 6 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.24%) SEPA
8 6 (0.24%) SLA
9 5 (0.20%) WAI
10 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.080%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.080%) AIFMD
11 2 (0.080%) EMIR
11 2 (0.080%) ISO20022
11 2 (0.080%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.040%) COREP
12 1 (0.040%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 88 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 64 (2.57%) Docker
3 20 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.44%) vSphere
5 8 (0.32%) HDFS
6 7 (0.28%) vCloud
6 7 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.20%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.16%) Firmware
8 4 (0.16%) KVM
8 4 (0.16%) Xen
9 3 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.080%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.040%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 80 (3.21%) Ansible
1 80 (3.21%) Puppet
2 75 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.04%) Terraform
4 16 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.40%) Nagios
6 8 (0.32%) SCCM
6 8 (0.32%) Zenoss
7 7 (0.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 7 (0.28%) vRealize
8 6 (0.24%) Kubernetes
9 5 (0.20%) Consul
9 5 (0.20%) Kibana
9 5 (0.20%) Oozie
9 5 (0.20%) Packer
10 4 (0.16%) logstash
10 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.16%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 272 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 246 (9.87%) Oracle
3 123 (4.93%) SAP
4 77 (3.09%) Adobe
5 73 (2.93%) IBM
6 54 (2.17%) hybris
7 48 (1.93%) Cisco
8 45 (1.81%) Google
9 40 (1.60%) VMware
10 37 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
11 35 (1.40%) Tableau
12 33 (1.32%) HP
13 31 (1.24%) ATG
14 29 (1.16%) Splunk
15 28 (1.12%) Infor
16 27 (1.08%) ServiceNow
17 24 (0.96%) Atlassian
18 22 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
19 20 (0.80%) Red Hat
20 18 (0.72%) Cloudera
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Uniqlo France
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Anderson Frank
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East London
Computer Futures
Rate: £100.00 - £450.00 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6 months contract initial
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £475 - £560 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Uniqlo France
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ticketmaster 4 Pentonville Road - London
Ticketmaster
Rate: £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
PMC retail
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day 500-650pd all inclusive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 13 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago