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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 33 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 1293 1232 1344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.69% 5.21% 5.53%
As % of the General category 13.41% 11.08% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 813 972
Median daily rate £475 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £306 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 18
Median hourly rate £19.23 £16.00 £16.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.18% -4.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £12.25 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £66.00 £58.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+181.25% +18.51%
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
9639 11119 10905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.45% 47.02% 44.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6915 7931 7566
Median daily rate £477 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 118 153
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.18 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.81% +16.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £12.21 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.85 £70.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +3 183 £499 +17.35% 74
Harrow - 10 £488 -
Canary Wharf +8 8 £388 -24.39%
Croydon - 7 £425 - 4
Hammersmith - 4 £375 -
Brentford +1 2 £145 -62.58%
Uxbridge -4 2 £330 - 1
Docklands, London +11 1 £600 +50.00%
Wembley 0 1 £105 -
Chiswick - 1 £600 -
Bromley - 1 £475 - 1
Enfield - 1 £105 -
Hayes - 1 £105 -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 707 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
2 634 (24.75%) Finance
3 527 (20.57%) Banking
4 481 (18.77%) E-Commerce
5 336 (13.11%) Retail Banking
6 317 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 287 (11.20%) SQL
8 275 (10.73%) Project Management
9 272 (10.62%) Java
10 248 (9.68%) HTML
11 246 (9.60%) Oracle
12 239 (9.33%) JavaScript
13 205 (8.00%) Microsoft
14 194 (7.57%) Scrum
15 185 (7.22%) CSS
16 182 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
17 174 (6.79%) Marketing
18 171 (6.67%) Analytics
19 169 (6.60%) Linux
20 168 (6.56%) Business Analysis
21 157 (6.13%) TDD
22 156 (6.09%) User Experience
23 153 (5.97%) CRM
24 151 (5.89%) DevOps
25 149 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
26 138 (5.39%) Degree
27 137 (5.35%) Windows
28 127 (4.96%) Migration
29 126 (4.92%) HTML5
30 124 (4.84%) Web Services

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 91 (3.55%) WebSphere
2 88 (3.43%) CMS
3 54 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 46 (1.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 46 (1.80%) SAS
5 44 (1.72%) Apache
6 36 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 33 (1.29%) Apache Spark
8 30 (1.17%) Confluence
9 22 (0.86%) JBoss
10 20 (0.78%) IIS
11 18 (0.70%) nginx
12 17 (0.66%) Apache Solr
12 17 (0.66%) Mule
13 13 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
13 13 (0.51%) MS Exchange
13 13 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (0.39%) OpenStack
14 10 (0.39%) Skype for Business
15 9 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 107 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 56 (2.19%) MS Office
3 47 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 30 (1.17%) MS Project
6 28 (1.09%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
8 8 (0.31%) SPSS
9 5 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.20%) HipChat
10 4 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
10 4 (0.16%) InVision
11 2 (0.078%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.039%) EViews
Business Applications
1 71 (2.77%) Oracle Retail
2 38 (1.48%) Magento
3 35 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
4 25 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
5 20 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
6 18 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
7 15 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
8 14 (0.55%) SAP Retail
9 13 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
10 11 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
11 10 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
11 10 (0.39%) Unica
12 8 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 7 (0.27%) Eikon
14 5 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
14 5 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
14 5 (0.20%) SAP SD
14 5 (0.20%) Summit
14 5 (0.20%) WebTrends
15 4 (0.16%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 110 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (1.48%) Office 365
4 23 (0.90%) SaaS
5 19 (0.74%) IaaS
5 19 (0.74%) PaaS
6 18 (0.70%) GitHub
7 15 (0.59%) Google Analytics
8 11 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.39%) Oracle CX
10 9 (0.35%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.31%) Google Apps
11 8 (0.31%) Yammer
12 6 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 6 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.23%) Trello
13 5 (0.20%) Responsys
14 4 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
14 4 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (1.83%) Internet
2 45 (1.76%) Firewall
3 39 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 37 (1.44%) DNS
5 31 (1.21%) Network Security
5 31 (1.21%) WAN
6 29 (1.13%) LAN
7 28 (1.09%) Intranet
7 28 (1.09%) VPN
8 24 (0.94%) HTTP
9 18 (0.70%) SSL
10 16 (0.62%) Wireless
11 15 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (0.55%) NFC
12 14 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (0.51%) SNMP
14 11 (0.43%) MPLS
15 10 (0.39%) SAN
16 9 (0.35%) ATM
16 9 (0.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 78 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
3 75 (2.93%) Big Data
4 59 (2.30%) NoSQL
5 51 (1.99%) MongoDB
6 49 (1.91%) Hadoop
7 40 (1.56%) MySQL
8 35 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 32 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (1.17%) Relational Database
11 26 (1.01%) Oracle Database
12 23 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
14 21 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (0.62%) DB2
16 15 (0.59%) Apache Hive
17 14 (0.55%) QlikView
17 14 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
18 12 (0.47%) RDBMS
19 10 (0.39%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 113 (4.41%) Jenkins
2 112 (4.37%) JIRA
3 110 (4.29%) Git (software)
4 62 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 58 (2.26%) Selenium
6 53 (2.07%) Maven
7 31 (1.21%) JUnit
8 30 (1.17%) Cucumber
8 30 (1.17%) Subversion
9 26 (1.01%) gulp
10 25 (0.98%) WebDriver
11 24 (0.94%) Eclipse
12 22 (0.86%) Grunt
13 21 (0.82%) Mockito
14 20 (0.78%) SpecFlow
15 19 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 19 (0.74%) Gradle
16 16 (0.62%) Jasmine
17 15 (0.59%) Protractor
17 15 (0.59%) TeamCity
General
1 634 (24.75%) Finance
2 527 (20.57%) Banking
3 336 (13.11%) Retail Banking
4 174 (6.79%) Marketing
5 110 (4.29%) Financial Institution
6 56 (2.19%) Investment Banking
7 47 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 43 (1.68%) Games
9 42 (1.64%) Legal
10 38 (1.48%) Manufacturing
11 31 (1.21%) Front Office
12 21 (0.82%) Back Office
13 20 (0.78%) Publishing
14 19 (0.74%) Advertising
15 17 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
16 16 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
16 16 (0.62%) Electronics
17 15 (0.59%) Law
18 12 (0.47%) French Language
19 9 (0.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 553 (21.58%) Analyst
2 408 (15.93%) Developer
3 345 (13.47%) Architect
4 317 (12.37%) Business Analyst
5 304 (11.87%) Project Manager
6 175 (6.83%) Solutions Architect
7 140 (5.46%) Consultant
8 99 (3.86%) Retail Business Analyst
9 79 (3.08%) Designer
9 79 (3.08%) Java Developer
10 72 (2.81%) Programme Manager
11 65 (2.54%) Senior Developer
12 58 (2.26%) IT Manager
12 58 (2.26%) Test Analyst
13 55 (2.15%) Banking Analyst
13 55 (2.15%) DevOps Engineer
14 54 (2.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 51 (1.99%) Digital Project Manager
16 46 (1.80%) Senior Manager
17 42 (1.64%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (9.68%) HTML
2 185 (7.22%) CSS
3 126 (4.92%) HTML5
4 124 (4.84%) Web Services
5 106 (4.14%) .NET
6 98 (3.83%) AngularJS
7 80 (3.12%) XML
8 74 (2.89%) REST
9 71 (2.77%) Spring
10 63 (2.46%) RESTful
11 58 (2.26%) SOAP
12 57 (2.22%) J2EE
13 56 (2.19%) Node.js
14 55 (2.15%) CSS3
15 54 (2.11%) Middleware
16 46 (1.80%) jQuery
17 40 (1.56%) JSP
17 40 (1.56%) Servlets
18 39 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 35 (1.37%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 182 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (6.09%) User Experience
3 94 (3.67%) Equities
4 92 (3.59%) Fixed Income
5 83 (3.24%) EPoS
6 66 (2.58%) Mobile App
7 61 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 56 (2.19%) FMCG
9 55 (2.15%) Computer Science
10 45 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
11 41 (1.60%) Data Centre
12 29 (1.13%) iPad
13 25 (0.98%) Data Integration
13 25 (0.98%) Social Media
14 23 (0.90%) Credit Risk
15 21 (0.82%) PMI
16 20 (0.78%) Contactless
16 20 (0.78%) Statistics
17 19 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
18 18 (0.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 169 (6.60%) Linux
2 137 (5.35%) Windows
3 82 (3.20%) Unix
4 53 (2.07%) Windows Server
5 40 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.37%) Android
7 28 (1.09%) Windows 7
8 19 (0.74%) AIX
9 18 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (0.62%) CentOS
11 15 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.47%) SUSE
13 10 (0.39%) Windows 10
13 10 (0.39%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.35%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 7 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 707 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
2 481 (18.77%) E-Commerce
3 317 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 275 (10.73%) Project Management
5 194 (7.57%) Scrum
6 171 (6.67%) Analytics
7 168 (6.56%) Business Analysis
8 157 (6.13%) TDD
9 153 (5.97%) CRM
10 151 (5.89%) DevOps
11 149 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
12 127 (4.96%) Migration
13 117 (4.57%) ITIL
14 116 (4.53%) User Acceptance Testing
14 116 (4.53%) Waterfall
15 114 (4.45%) PRINCE2
16 113 (4.41%) Asset Management
17 99 (3.86%) Change Management
18 93 (3.63%) SDLC
19 81 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 287 (11.20%) SQL
2 272 (10.62%) Java
3 239 (9.33%) JavaScript
4 97 (3.79%) Python
5 93 (3.63%) C#
6 47 (1.83%) Ruby
6 47 (1.83%) Scala
7 44 (1.72%) T-SQL
8 42 (1.64%) Perl
9 39 (1.52%) PHP
10 36 (1.41%) Shell Script
11 32 (1.25%) Groovy
12 29 (1.13%) Bash Shell
13 27 (1.05%) R
14 26 (1.01%) PL/SQL
15 25 (0.98%) VBA
16 23 (0.90%) C
16 23 (0.90%) PowerShell
17 22 (0.86%) Go
18 18 (0.70%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 138 (5.39%) Degree
2 29 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (1.09%) PMP
4 27 (1.05%) PMI Certification
5 24 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 23 (0.90%) ISEB
7 22 (0.86%) CCNP
8 19 (0.74%) CCNA
9 16 (0.62%) CISSP
9 16 (0.62%) ISTQB
10 15 (0.59%) CISM
11 10 (0.39%) CEH
11 10 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.39%) Security Cleared
12 7 (0.27%) GIAC
12 7 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 6 (0.23%) APMP
13 6 (0.23%) SAS Certification
14 5 (0.20%) CCIE
14 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (3.98%) QA
2 24 (0.94%) PCI DSS
3 19 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.51%) MiFID
5 11 (0.43%) SDET
5 11 (0.43%) SEPA
5 11 (0.43%) SLA
6 10 (0.39%) Basel III
7 8 (0.31%) FATCA
8 6 (0.23%) WAI
9 4 (0.16%) COBIT
9 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.078%) COREP
10 2 (0.078%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.039%) Basel II
11 1 (0.039%) EMIR
11 1 (0.039%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.039%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.039%) WCAG
System Software
1 62 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 56 (2.19%) Docker
3 23 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.55%) vCloud
5 11 (0.43%) vSphere
6 8 (0.31%) HDFS
6 8 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.27%) KVM
7 7 (0.27%) Xen
8 6 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (0.23%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.23%) XenApp
9 5 (0.20%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.16%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.078%) Firmware
12 2 (0.078%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.078%) NFS
Systems Management
1 73 (2.85%) Ansible
2 72 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (2.50%) Puppet
4 28 (1.09%) Terraform
5 23 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
6 18 (0.70%) SCCM
7 16 (0.62%) Packer
8 15 (0.59%) Nagios
9 11 (0.43%) Zenoss
10 10 (0.39%) vRealize
11 7 (0.27%) Kibana
11 7 (0.27%) logstash
11 7 (0.27%) MOM
12 6 (0.23%) Tivoli
13 5 (0.20%) SCOM
14 4 (0.16%) Cacti
14 4 (0.16%) Kubernetes
14 4 (0.16%) NetBackup
14 4 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 4 (0.16%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 246 (9.60%) Oracle
2 205 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 100 (3.90%) SAP
4 91 (3.55%) IBM
5 79 (3.08%) Adobe
6 77 (3.01%) hybris
7 66 (2.58%) ATG
8 63 (2.46%) Cisco
9 42 (1.64%) Google
9 42 (1.64%) VMware
10 40 (1.56%) Tableau
11 39 (1.52%) HP
12 33 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
13 27 (1.05%) Red Hat
14 26 (1.01%) Splunk
15 22 (0.86%) CheckPoint
16 20 (0.78%) Atlassian
17 19 (0.74%) ServiceNow
18 18 (0.70%) Endeca
19 16 (0.62%) Citrix
London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Hydrogen
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Third Republic Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
RIVER ISLAND CLOTHING CO.LTD
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £490 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hydrogen
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Third Republic Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hydrogen
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
24 Seven
Rate: £200 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £900 - £1200 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
JP Boden & Co Ltd
Rate: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £575-625pd (may be flexibility for the right candidate)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago