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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 32 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 1264 1299 1187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.36% 5.51% 4.90%
As % of the General category 11.41% 12.28% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 905 858
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £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 6 21 19
Average hourly rate £38.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.30% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £14.04 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £30.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £14.45 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+19.41% -35.80%
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
11076 10580 12419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 47.01% 44.86% 51.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8024 7369 8724
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 136 192
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.88 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 249 £440 +3.52% 148
Brentford +8 8 £388 +7.63% 1
Uxbridge -1 5 - - 5
Canary Wharf -11 3 £631 +40.27%
West Drayton 0 2 £563 +18.42%
Greenford 0 1 - -
Chessington -4 1 - -
Hammersmith -5 1 £475 +22.58%
Sidcup - 1 £400 -
Wembley - 1 £425 - 1
Westminster - 1 - - 1
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 619 (25.22%) Finance
2 595 (24.25%) Banking
3 535 (21.80%) E-Commerce
4 502 (20.46%) Agile Software Development
5 379 (15.44%) Retail Banking
6 346 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 314 (12.80%) Project Management
8 295 (12.02%) SQL
9 231 (9.41%) Oracle
10 209 (8.52%) Microsoft
11 199 (8.11%) Java
12 198 (8.07%) HTML
13 184 (7.50%) Scrum
14 173 (7.05%) Marketing
15 171 (6.97%) SQL Server
16 167 (6.81%) Windows
17 158 (6.44%) SAP
18 154 (6.28%) JavaScript
19 152 (6.19%) CSS
20 145 (5.91%) Business Analysis
21 142 (5.79%) MS Excel
21 142 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
21 142 (5.79%) Migration
22 139 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
23 136 (5.54%) User Experience
24 129 (5.26%) Analytics
25 119 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
26 115 (4.69%) PRINCE2
27 108 (4.40%) Linux
28 106 (4.32%) ERP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 91 (3.71%) WebSphere
2 54 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 46 (1.87%) CMS
4 34 (1.39%) SAS
4 34 (1.39%) IIS
5 26 (1.06%) WebLogic
6 25 (1.02%) JBoss
7 23 (0.94%) Tomcat
7 23 (0.94%) Node.js
8 22 (0.90%) Apache
9 15 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 12 (0.49%) Apache Solr
10 12 (0.49%) Confluence
11 11 (0.45%) Umbraco
12 10 (0.41%) Mule
12 10 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (0.37%) Lync
13 9 (0.37%) Apache Spark
14 8 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.33%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 142 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 79 (3.22%) MS Office
3 62 (2.53%) MS Project
4 47 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 35 (1.43%) Photoshop
5 35 (1.43%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.49%) PowerPivot
7 12 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.41%) SPSS
9 5 (0.20%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.20%) InDesign
10 4 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.041%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 60 (2.44%) Oracle Retail
2 35 (1.43%) Magento
3 30 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
4 24 (0.98%) SAP Retail
5 18 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
6 13 (0.53%) SAP FI
7 12 (0.49%) SAP SD
8 11 (0.45%) SAP CO
8 11 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
9 10 (0.41%) SAP MM
9 10 (0.41%) Odoo
10 9 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
12 7 (0.29%) Markit EDM
13 5 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
13 5 (0.20%) WebTrends
13 5 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
14 4 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
14 4 (0.16%) Fredhopper
14 4 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 56 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (0.94%) SaaS
4 14 (0.57%) Office 365
5 13 (0.53%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.33%) PaaS
7 7 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
8 6 (0.24%) Force.com
9 5 (0.20%) GitHub
10 4 (0.16%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.12%) Yammer
12 2 (0.081%) IaaS
12 2 (0.081%) Responsys
13 1 (0.041%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.041%) Google Drive
13 1 (0.041%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.041%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (1.83%) Internet
2 42 (1.71%) DNS
3 38 (1.55%) Firewall
4 27 (1.10%) DHCP
5 18 (0.73%) Intranet
6 17 (0.69%) HTTP
6 17 (0.69%) LAN
7 16 (0.65%) TCP/IP
8 15 (0.61%) Wireless
9 12 (0.49%) VPN
10 11 (0.45%) WAN
10 11 (0.45%) SAN
11 10 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (0.41%) LDAP
11 10 (0.41%) Network Security
12 6 (0.24%) NetScaler
12 6 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (0.24%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (6.97%) SQL Server
2 95 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
3 72 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 51 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 42 (1.71%) Big Data
7 40 (1.63%) MySQL
8 31 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
9 26 (1.06%) Data Mining
9 26 (1.06%) OLAP
9 26 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (1.02%) Oracle Database
10 25 (1.02%) NoSQL
11 20 (0.81%) Hadoop
11 20 (0.81%) Relational Database
12 19 (0.77%) MongoDB
13 18 (0.73%) DB2
14 16 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
15 14 (0.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 64 (2.61%) JIRA
2 38 (1.55%) Git (software)
3 34 (1.39%) Subversion
4 31 (1.26%) Jenkins
5 26 (1.06%) Maven
6 23 (0.94%) Ant
7 18 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (0.69%) Selenium
9 15 (0.61%) Grunt
9 15 (0.61%) NUnit
10 14 (0.57%) Axure RP
11 11 (0.45%) Hudson
12 10 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 9 (0.37%) Cucumber
13 9 (0.37%) HP UFT
13 9 (0.37%) LoadRunner
13 9 (0.37%) ERwin
14 8 (0.33%) Visual Studio
14 8 (0.33%) TeamCity
14 8 (0.33%) Bower
General
1 619 (25.22%) Finance
2 595 (24.25%) Banking
3 379 (15.44%) Retail Banking
4 173 (7.05%) Marketing
5 91 (3.71%) Telecoms
6 65 (2.65%) Investment Banking
7 48 (1.96%) Legal
8 47 (1.92%) Manufacturing
9 36 (1.47%) Games
10 35 (1.43%) Financial Institution
11 30 (1.22%) Law
12 27 (1.10%) Front Office
13 23 (0.94%) Publishing
13 23 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
14 21 (0.86%) Back Office
15 16 (0.65%) Advertising
15 16 (0.65%) Billing
16 13 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.41%) Automotive
17 10 (0.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 555 (22.62%) Analyst
2 426 (17.36%) Developer
3 373 (15.20%) Project Manager
4 331 (13.49%) Business Analyst
5 230 (9.37%) Architect
6 116 (4.73%) Consultant
7 110 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
8 63 (2.57%) Test Analyst
9 56 (2.28%) Designer
10 53 (2.16%) Senior Analyst
11 50 (2.04%) Senior Developer
12 49 (2.00%) Programme Manager
13 46 (1.87%) Infrastructure Manager
14 45 (1.83%) Test Manager
15 44 (1.79%) SQL Developer
16 43 (1.75%) Business Manager
17 42 (1.71%) IT Project Manager
17 42 (1.71%) Java Developer
18 41 (1.67%) Data Analyst
18 41 (1.67%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (8.07%) HTML
2 152 (6.19%) CSS
3 104 (4.24%) .NET
4 96 (3.91%) Web Services
5 76 (3.10%) XML
6 73 (2.97%) HTML5
7 64 (2.61%) jQuery
8 62 (2.53%) AngularJS
8 62 (2.53%) J2EE
9 52 (2.12%) Spring
10 51 (2.08%) CSS3
11 47 (1.92%) SOAP
12 39 (1.59%) JSON
12 39 (1.59%) RESTful
13 37 (1.51%) Middleware
14 34 (1.39%) ASP.NET
14 34 (1.39%) REST
15 30 (1.22%) Hibernate
16 28 (1.14%) Ajax
17 25 (1.02%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 139 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (5.54%) User Experience
3 73 (2.97%) Mobile App
4 68 (2.77%) Data Centre
5 57 (2.32%) iPad
6 55 (2.24%) Management Information System
7 51 (2.08%) EPoS
8 43 (1.75%) FMCG
9 34 (1.39%) Online Banking
10 28 (1.14%) Social Media
11 25 (1.02%) Credit Risk
12 24 (0.98%) Equities
13 23 (0.94%) Fixed Income
14 19 (0.77%) PMI
14 19 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
15 18 (0.73%) Visualisation
16 16 (0.65%) Mainframe
17 15 (0.61%) Derivative
18 12 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 167 (6.81%) Windows
2 108 (4.40%) Linux
3 74 (3.02%) UNIX
4 61 (2.49%) Android
5 51 (2.08%) Windows 7
5 51 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 34 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.41%) Windows 8
10 9 (0.37%) Solaris
11 8 (0.33%) Windows XP
11 8 (0.33%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.24%) AIX
14 4 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.12%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.081%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.041%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (21.80%) E-Commerce
2 502 (20.46%) Agile Software Development
3 346 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 314 (12.80%) Project Management
5 184 (7.50%) Scrum
6 145 (5.91%) Business Analysis
7 142 (5.79%) Migration
7 142 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
8 129 (5.26%) Analytics
9 119 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 115 (4.69%) PRINCE2
11 106 (4.32%) ERP
12 103 (4.20%) Waterfall
13 102 (4.16%) TDD
14 101 (4.12%) Change Management
15 99 (4.03%) CRM
16 95 (3.87%) SDLC
17 84 (3.42%) ITIL
18 81 (3.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 77 (3.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 295 (12.02%) SQL
2 199 (8.11%) Java
3 154 (6.28%) JavaScript
4 83 (3.38%) C#
5 54 (2.20%) T-SQL
6 39 (1.59%) Python
7 35 (1.43%) PL/SQL
7 35 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 33 (1.34%) PHP
9 32 (1.30%) VBA
10 26 (1.06%) Shell Script
11 23 (0.94%) C
12 19 (0.77%) Groovy
12 19 (0.77%) R
13 16 (0.65%) C++
13 16 (0.65%) Perl
14 13 (0.53%) Ruby
14 13 (0.53%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.49%) Apex Code
16 11 (0.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 92 (3.75%) Degree
2 36 (1.47%) ISEB
3 29 (1.18%) PMI Certification
4 17 (0.69%) ACCA
4 17 (0.69%) PMP
5 15 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (0.53%) ISTQB
6 13 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (0.45%) MBA
7 11 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.41%) Postgraduate
9 8 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.29%) CISSP
10 7 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.24%) CISM
12 4 (0.16%) CISA
12 4 (0.16%) Security Cleared
12 4 (0.16%) CBAP
13 3 (0.12%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (3.95%) QA
2 24 (0.98%) SLA
3 13 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.41%) EMIR
6 8 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.29%) Basel III
8 6 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.16%) MiFID
10 3 (0.12%) FATCA
11 2 (0.081%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.081%) COBIT
11 2 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.081%) Basel II
12 1 (0.041%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.041%) COREP
12 1 (0.041%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.041%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 60 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.20%) vSphere
4 4 (0.16%) XenServer
4 4 (0.16%) ProxySG
4 4 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.081%) Varnish
6 2 (0.081%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.081%) Docker
6 2 (0.081%) HDFS
6 2 (0.081%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.041%) Openswan
7 1 (0.041%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.041%) SRDF
7 1 (0.041%) XenApp
7 1 (0.041%) Xen
7 1 (0.041%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.041%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 19 (0.77%) Puppet
2 13 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (0.45%) Nagios
4 10 (0.41%) SCCM
4 10 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.33%) Cacti
6 7 (0.29%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (0.20%) SCOM
7 5 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.16%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.16%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.16%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.16%) SmokePing
8 4 (0.16%) Ansible
8 4 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.12%) Control-M
10 2 (0.081%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.081%) CA Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.081%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 231 (9.41%) Oracle
2 209 (8.52%) Microsoft
3 158 (6.44%) SAP
4 73 (2.97%) IBM
5 69 (2.81%) ATG
6 64 (2.61%) hybris
7 54 (2.20%) Adobe
8 39 (1.59%) Cisco
9 36 (1.47%) VMware
10 29 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
11 25 (1.02%) Cognos
12 24 (0.98%) Google
13 23 (0.94%) Endeca
14 21 (0.86%) Citrix
15 18 (0.73%) Informatica
16 17 (0.69%) Apple
16 17 (0.69%) Demandware
17 16 (0.65%) HP
17 16 (0.65%) Perforce
18 15 (0.61%) Retek
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + D.O.E.
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300. - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £60000 Per Day +car allowance+ bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
PMC retail
Rate: Excellent Day Rate on Offer - 3-6 Month Retail Project
Posted: Yesterday
London
ITF Solutions
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
PwC
Rate: PwC is open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
PwC
Rate: PwC is open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £700 - £1000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £170 to £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago