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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 32 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 1220 1199 1055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.50% 5.30% 4.80%
As % of the General category 11.91% 11.62% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 809 706
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 16
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.04 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.57% -20.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.52 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £23.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.26% +40.00%
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
10245 10316 11299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.22% 45.59% 51.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7303 7357 7896
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 140 158
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.58 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.14% -21.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.00 £49.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 254 £450 +5.88% 143
Uxbridge +4 10 £353 -
Canary Wharf -4 8 £600 +20.00%
Brentford +3 5 £388 - 3
Hammersmith - 4 £433 -
Greenford -3 2 - -
Docklands, London -4 2 £540 +20.00%
Wembley - 2 £425 -
Chiswick - 2 £130 - 1
West Drayton -1 1 £563 +18.42%
Westminster - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £338 - 1
Rainham - 1 £325 -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 564 (25.31%) Finance
1 564 (25.31%) Banking
2 499 (22.40%) E-Commerce
3 429 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
4 357 (16.02%) Retail Banking
5 342 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 308 (13.82%) Project Management
7 241 (10.82%) SQL
8 219 (9.83%) Oracle
9 186 (8.35%) Microsoft
10 177 (7.94%) Java
11 165 (7.41%) HTML
12 164 (7.36%) Scrum
13 156 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
14 153 (6.87%) Windows
15 148 (6.64%) MS Excel
15 148 (6.64%) Marketing
16 138 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
17 135 (6.06%) JavaScript
18 129 (5.79%) Migration
18 129 (5.79%) Business Analysis
18 129 (5.79%) User Experience
19 122 (5.48%) SQL Server
20 121 (5.43%) CSS
21 118 (5.30%) SAP
22 107 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
23 103 (4.62%) Analytics
24 102 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
25 100 (4.49%) Degree
26 99 (4.44%) PRINCE2

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 84 (3.77%) WebSphere
2 50 (2.24%) CMS
3 41 (1.84%) SharePoint
4 31 (1.39%) SAS
5 20 (0.90%) JBoss
6 18 (0.81%) MS Exchange
7 17 (0.76%) Node.js
7 17 (0.76%) Tomcat
7 17 (0.76%) WebLogic
8 16 (0.72%) IIS
8 16 (0.72%) Apache
9 14 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
9 14 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 10 (0.45%) IBM Notes
10 10 (0.45%) Confluence
11 9 (0.40%) Lync
12 8 (0.36%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.31%) Commerce Server
14 6 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 148 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 89 (3.99%) MS Office
3 67 (3.01%) MS Project
4 52 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 38 (1.71%) MS Visio
6 34 (1.53%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
8 13 (0.58%) PowerPivot
9 7 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.31%) SPSS
10 6 (0.27%) Fireworks
10 6 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.13%) InDesign
13 2 (0.090%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.045%) Final Cut Pro
14 1 (0.045%) CINEMA 4D
14 1 (0.045%) Maya
14 1 (0.045%) Quicktime
14 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 67 (3.01%) Oracle Retail
2 34 (1.53%) Magento
3 22 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
5 13 (0.58%) SAP Retail
6 11 (0.49%) SAP FI
7 9 (0.40%) SAP CO
7 9 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (0.27%) SAP SD
9 6 (0.27%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.22%) Temenos T24
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (0.22%) SAP HR
11 4 (0.18%) Markit EDM
11 4 (0.18%) Eikon
12 3 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
12 3 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (0.94%) SaaS
3 17 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (0.72%) Office 365
5 14 (0.63%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.36%) Force.com
7 7 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.18%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.18%) PaaS
9 3 (0.13%) Yammer
10 2 (0.090%) Responsys
10 2 (0.090%) IaaS
11 1 (0.045%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.045%) GitHub
11 1 (0.045%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.045%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.045%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.045%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.39%) Internet
2 29 (1.30%) DNS
3 21 (0.94%) Firewall
4 17 (0.76%) LAN
5 15 (0.67%) HTTP
6 14 (0.63%) VPN
6 14 (0.63%) DHCP
7 13 (0.58%) TCP/IP
8 12 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (0.49%) WAN
10 10 (0.45%) SAN
10 10 (0.45%) Wireless
11 9 (0.40%) Intranet
12 8 (0.36%) VoIP
13 6 (0.27%) FTP
13 6 (0.27%) Network Security
13 6 (0.27%) VLAN
14 5 (0.22%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (0.22%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 102 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
3 68 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 38 (1.71%) MySQL
7 35 (1.57%) Big Data
8 32 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 28 (1.26%) OLAP
10 25 (1.12%) Oracle Database
11 24 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (1.03%) DB2
12 23 (1.03%) Data Mining
12 23 (1.03%) Relational Database
13 22 (0.99%) NoSQL
13 22 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
14 20 (0.90%) Hadoop
15 19 (0.85%) MS Access
16 13 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
17 12 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 56 (2.51%) JIRA
2 27 (1.21%) Git (software)
3 26 (1.17%) Selenium
3 26 (1.17%) Subversion
4 21 (0.94%) Ant
4 21 (0.94%) Maven
5 20 (0.90%) Jenkins
6 15 (0.67%) Axure RP
7 13 (0.58%) Visual Studio
8 12 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (0.49%) Cucumber
9 11 (0.49%) JUnit
10 9 (0.40%) WebDriver
10 9 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (0.36%) LoadRunner
11 8 (0.36%) Eclipse
11 8 (0.36%) Jasmine
11 8 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 7 (0.31%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.31%) Grunt
General
1 564 (25.31%) Finance
1 564 (25.31%) Banking
2 357 (16.02%) Retail Banking
3 148 (6.64%) Marketing
4 80 (3.59%) Telecoms
5 57 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 50 (2.24%) Legal
7 42 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 34 (1.53%) Games
9 33 (1.48%) Financial Institution
10 29 (1.30%) Back Office
10 29 (1.30%) Law
11 27 (1.21%) Front Office
12 21 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
13 20 (0.90%) Advertising
14 19 (0.85%) Publishing
15 14 (0.63%) Billing
16 10 (0.45%) General Ledger
16 10 (0.45%) French Language
17 7 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 531 (23.83%) Analyst
2 351 (15.75%) Developer
3 349 (15.66%) Project Manager
4 305 (13.69%) Business Analyst
5 209 (9.38%) Architect
6 118 (5.30%) Consultant
7 106 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 62 (2.78%) Test Analyst
9 59 (2.65%) Designer
10 53 (2.38%) Programme Manager
11 42 (1.89%) Senior Analyst
12 41 (1.84%) Data Analyst
12 41 (1.84%) Java Developer
13 36 (1.62%) Test Manager
14 35 (1.57%) Tester
14 35 (1.57%) Senior Manager
14 35 (1.57%) Senior Developer
15 34 (1.53%) IT Project Manager
15 34 (1.53%) SQL Developer
15 34 (1.53%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (7.41%) HTML
2 121 (5.43%) CSS
3 98 (4.40%) .NET
4 67 (3.01%) Web Services
5 62 (2.78%) XML
6 60 (2.69%) J2EE
7 58 (2.60%) HTML5
8 48 (2.15%) jQuery
9 44 (1.97%) CSS3
10 42 (1.89%) RESTful
11 38 (1.71%) AngularJS
12 36 (1.62%) Spring
13 35 (1.57%) SOAP
14 33 (1.48%) ASP.NET
15 26 (1.17%) Middleware
16 24 (1.08%) JSON
17 23 (1.03%) JSP
18 21 (0.94%) XSD
19 20 (0.90%) Hibernate
20 18 (0.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 156 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (5.79%) User Experience
3 60 (2.69%) Mobile App
4 50 (2.24%) iPad
5 44 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 43 (1.93%) EPoS
7 42 (1.89%) FMCG
8 30 (1.35%) Social Media
9 26 (1.17%) Online Banking
10 23 (1.03%) Open Source
11 21 (0.94%) Data Structures
12 20 (0.90%) Equities
13 18 (0.81%) Derivative
13 18 (0.81%) Fixed Income
14 17 (0.76%) PMI
15 16 (0.72%) Credit Risk
15 16 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (0.67%) iPhone
17 14 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
18 13 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 153 (6.87%) Windows
2 91 (4.08%) Linux
3 66 (2.96%) Windows 7
4 62 (2.78%) UNIX
5 58 (2.60%) Apple iOS
6 55 (2.47%) Android
7 28 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (0.76%) Windows XP
9 16 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.45%) Solaris
11 10 (0.45%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.36%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.31%) AIX
14 6 (0.27%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.22%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.22%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.045%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 499 (22.40%) E-Commerce
2 429 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
3 342 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 308 (13.82%) Project Management
5 164 (7.36%) Scrum
6 138 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
7 129 (5.79%) Migration
7 129 (5.79%) Business Analysis
8 107 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 103 (4.62%) Analytics
10 99 (4.44%) PRINCE2
11 89 (3.99%) Data Modelling
12 86 (3.86%) CRM
13 83 (3.73%) Change Management
14 81 (3.64%) TDD
14 81 (3.64%) Waterfall
15 74 (3.32%) ERP
16 70 (3.14%) ETL
16 70 (3.14%) ITIL
17 65 (2.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 241 (10.82%) SQL
2 177 (7.94%) Java
3 135 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 67 (3.01%) C#
5 41 (1.84%) T-SQL
6 34 (1.53%) PL/SQL
7 33 (1.48%) PHP
8 32 (1.44%) VBA
9 27 (1.21%) Shell Script
10 22 (0.99%) C
11 19 (0.85%) Python
12 14 (0.63%) Perl
12 14 (0.63%) C++
13 12 (0.54%) Groovy
13 12 (0.54%) PHP5
13 12 (0.54%) PowerShell
14 11 (0.49%) Bash Shell
14 11 (0.49%) Ruby
15 10 (0.45%) Objective-C
15 10 (0.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 100 (4.49%) Degree
2 35 (1.57%) ISEB
3 21 (0.94%) PMI Certification
4 18 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 15 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (0.45%) PMP
7 10 (0.45%) ACCA
8 8 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.27%) CISSP
10 6 (0.27%) MBA
11 5 (0.22%) CISM
12 4 (0.18%) RHCE
12 4 (0.18%) CCNA
12 4 (0.18%) MCT
12 4 (0.18%) RHCA
12 4 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (3.64%) QA
2 15 (0.67%) SLA
3 14 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.40%) EMIR
6 8 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (0.27%) Basel III
8 5 (0.22%) COBIT
9 4 (0.18%) FATCA
10 2 (0.090%) Basel II
10 2 (0.090%) MiFID
10 2 (0.090%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.090%) COSO
11 1 (0.045%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.27%) vSphere
4 5 (0.22%) HDFS
5 4 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.13%) XenServer
6 3 (0.13%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.13%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.090%) vCloud
7 2 (0.090%) SRDF
8 1 (0.045%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.045%) XenApp
8 1 (0.045%) Openswan
8 1 (0.045%) Docker
8 1 (0.045%) Xen
8 1 (0.045%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.045%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.045%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 19 (0.85%) SCCM
2 18 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (0.67%) Puppet
4 10 (0.45%) Nagios
5 7 (0.31%) Cacti
5 7 (0.31%) SCOM
6 6 (0.27%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.18%) SmokePing
8 4 (0.18%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.18%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.13%) WMI
9 3 (0.13%) Nessus
9 3 (0.13%) MOM
10 2 (0.090%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.090%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.090%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 219 (9.83%) Oracle
2 186 (8.35%) Microsoft
3 118 (5.30%) SAP
4 68 (3.05%) ATG
5 62 (2.78%) hybris
6 57 (2.56%) Adobe
7 54 (2.42%) IBM
8 35 (1.57%) VMware
8 35 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
9 32 (1.44%) Cisco
10 29 (1.30%) Business Objects
11 26 (1.17%) Google
12 24 (1.08%) Demandware
13 23 (1.03%) Cognos
14 21 (0.94%) Apple
15 20 (0.90%) Informatica
15 20 (0.90%) Citrix
16 18 (0.81%) Teradata
17 16 (0.72%) Endeca
18 15 (0.67%) Red Hat
East London
Aston Carter
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £400.00 - £415 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, fantastic clients and company
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Tria Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cornwallis Elt Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago