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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 33 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Retail 1182 1310 1179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.99% 5.41% 4.66%
As % of the General category 10.68% 12.06% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 943 917
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.08% +4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.04 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.96% -34.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £14.04 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £24.30 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.96 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+27.31% -55.31%
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
11068 10861 12812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.73% 44.82% 50.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7885 7557 9045
Average daily rate £476 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 151 170
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £39.00 £51.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -6 208 £425 -5.55% 94
Uxbridge -6 5 - - 1
Canary Wharf -10 4 £513 +30.99%
Brentford - 3 £388 -
Ealing -3 2 - -
Docklands, London -10 2 £400 -40.74%
West Drayton 0 1 - -
Greenford -1 1 - -
Sidcup - 1 £400 -
Wembley - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 631 (26.24%) Finance
2 613 (25.49%) Banking
3 546 (22.70%) E-Commerce
4 500 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
5 383 (15.93%) Retail Banking
6 348 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 302 (12.56%) Project Management
8 285 (11.85%) SQL
9 223 (9.27%) Oracle
10 214 (8.90%) HTML
11 212 (8.81%) Java
12 192 (7.98%) Microsoft
13 180 (7.48%) Marketing
14 179 (7.44%) Scrum
15 176 (7.32%) SQL Server
16 167 (6.94%) JavaScript
16 167 (6.94%) CSS
17 155 (6.44%) Windows
18 153 (6.36%) SAP
19 139 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
19 139 (5.78%) Migration
20 135 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
21 133 (5.53%) Business Analysis
22 130 (5.41%) User Experience
22 130 (5.41%) Analytics
23 121 (5.03%) Linux
24 120 (4.99%) MS Excel
25 111 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
26 109 (4.53%) TDD
27 105 (4.37%) QA

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 95 (3.95%) WebSphere
2 53 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 49 (2.04%) CMS
4 41 (1.70%) SAS
5 31 (1.29%) IIS
6 28 (1.16%) Node.js
7 27 (1.12%) Tomcat
8 24 (1.00%) Apache
9 21 (0.87%) WebLogic
9 21 (0.87%) JBoss
10 18 (0.75%) Apache Solr
11 16 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 14 (0.58%) Umbraco
13 13 (0.54%) Mule
13 13 (0.54%) Confluence
14 10 (0.42%) Apache Spark
14 10 (0.42%) Commerce Server
15 8 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 120 (4.99%) MS Excel
2 57 (2.37%) MS Office
3 40 (1.66%) MS Project
4 37 (1.54%) Photoshop
5 35 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 28 (1.16%) MS Visio
7 20 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
8 14 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 11 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.46%) PowerPivot
10 9 (0.37%) SPSS
11 5 (0.21%) InDesign
12 4 (0.17%) Fireworks
13 3 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 50 (2.08%) Oracle Retail
2 36 (1.50%) Magento
3 24 (1.00%) SAP Retail
4 23 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
5 18 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
6 12 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (0.50%) SAP FI
7 10 (0.42%) SAP MM
7 10 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
7 10 (0.42%) SAP CO
7 10 (0.42%) Odoo
8 8 (0.33%) SAP SD
9 7 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (0.25%) Fredhopper
11 5 (0.21%) Markit EDM
11 5 (0.21%) WebTrends
11 5 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
13 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
13 3 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 53 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (0.96%) SaaS
4 13 (0.54%) Google Analytics
4 13 (0.54%) Office 365
5 12 (0.50%) PaaS
6 8 (0.33%) GitHub
7 6 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
7 6 (0.25%) Google Apps
7 6 (0.25%) Force.com
8 3 (0.12%) IaaS
8 3 (0.12%) Yammer
9 2 (0.083%) Responsys
9 2 (0.083%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.042%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.042%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.042%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (1.91%) Internet
2 39 (1.62%) DNS
3 37 (1.54%) Firewall
4 27 (1.12%) DHCP
5 16 (0.67%) HTTP
5 16 (0.67%) TCP/IP
5 16 (0.67%) LAN
5 16 (0.67%) Intranet
6 13 (0.54%) Wireless
7 12 (0.50%) Network Security
8 11 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (0.46%) WAN
8 11 (0.46%) VPN
9 10 (0.42%) LDAP
10 9 (0.37%) SAN
11 6 (0.25%) SSL
11 6 (0.25%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (0.25%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.25%) NetScaler
12 5 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 81 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
3 61 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 41 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 40 (1.66%) Big Data
7 37 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 35 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
8 35 (1.46%) MySQL
9 29 (1.21%) Oracle Database
10 26 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (1.04%) NoSQL
12 23 (0.96%) Hadoop
12 23 (0.96%) Data Mining
13 21 (0.87%) Relational Database
14 20 (0.83%) MongoDB
14 20 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
15 19 (0.79%) OLAP
16 18 (0.75%) SAP HANA
17 16 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 61 (2.54%) JIRA
2 53 (2.20%) Git (software)
3 36 (1.50%) Jenkins
4 31 (1.29%) Subversion
5 26 (1.08%) Ant
6 21 (0.87%) Maven
7 20 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (0.71%) Hudson
9 16 (0.67%) NUnit
10 15 (0.62%) Grunt
11 13 (0.54%) Axure RP
11 13 (0.54%) Selenium
12 10 (0.42%) Cucumber
13 9 (0.37%) Visual Studio
14 8 (0.33%) JUnit
14 8 (0.33%) Gradle
14 8 (0.33%) Android Studio
15 7 (0.29%) Eclipse
15 7 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
15 7 (0.29%) ERwin
General
1 631 (26.24%) Finance
2 613 (25.49%) Banking
3 383 (15.93%) Retail Banking
4 180 (7.48%) Marketing
5 89 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 76 (3.16%) Investment Banking
7 47 (1.95%) Legal
7 47 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 37 (1.54%) Financial Institution
9 36 (1.50%) Front Office
10 33 (1.37%) Games
11 29 (1.21%) Law
12 27 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
13 25 (1.04%) Publishing
14 21 (0.87%) Advertising
15 19 (0.79%) Back Office
16 16 (0.67%) Billing
17 13 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (0.54%) Automotive
18 10 (0.42%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 536 (22.29%) Analyst
2 441 (18.34%) Developer
3 354 (14.72%) Project Manager
4 328 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 236 (9.81%) Architect
6 123 (5.11%) Consultant
7 103 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
8 61 (2.54%) Designer
9 60 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
10 57 (2.37%) Senior Developer
11 54 (2.25%) Test Analyst
12 53 (2.20%) Programme Manager
13 51 (2.12%) Banking Business Analyst
14 47 (1.95%) Front-End Developer
14 47 (1.95%) Test Manager
15 45 (1.87%) Business Manager
16 44 (1.83%) Java Developer
17 43 (1.79%) Infrastructure Manager
18 39 (1.62%) SQL Developer
18 39 (1.62%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (8.90%) HTML
2 167 (6.94%) CSS
3 104 (4.32%) .NET
4 97 (4.03%) Web Services
5 85 (3.53%) XML
5 85 (3.53%) HTML5
6 77 (3.20%) jQuery
6 77 (3.20%) AngularJS
7 70 (2.91%) Spring
8 68 (2.83%) J2EE
9 59 (2.45%) CSS3
10 54 (2.25%) JSON
11 48 (2.00%) REST
12 46 (1.91%) SOAP
13 45 (1.87%) Middleware
14 40 (1.66%) RESTful
15 38 (1.58%) Hibernate
16 34 (1.41%) ASP.NET
17 31 (1.29%) Ajax
18 27 (1.12%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 135 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
2 130 (5.41%) User Experience
3 77 (3.20%) Mobile App
4 67 (2.79%) Data Centre
5 48 (2.00%) EPoS
6 46 (1.91%) iPad
7 44 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 44 (1.83%) FMCG
8 34 (1.41%) Online Banking
9 25 (1.04%) Credit Risk
10 23 (0.96%) Equities
10 23 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (0.79%) Social Media
11 19 (0.79%) Fixed Income
12 18 (0.75%) Visualisation
13 17 (0.71%) Derivative
14 15 (0.62%) PMI
14 15 (0.62%) Data Integration
15 13 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
15 13 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 155 (6.44%) Windows
2 121 (5.03%) Linux
3 81 (3.37%) UNIX
4 64 (2.66%) Android
5 54 (2.25%) Apple iOS
6 44 (1.83%) Windows 7
7 36 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.46%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.33%) Solaris
13 7 (0.29%) AIX
13 7 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.25%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.25%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.17%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.12%) SUSE
16 3 (0.12%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.083%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (22.70%) E-Commerce
2 500 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
3 348 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 302 (12.56%) Project Management
5 179 (7.44%) Scrum
6 139 (5.78%) Migration
6 139 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
7 133 (5.53%) Business Analysis
8 130 (5.41%) Analytics
9 111 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 109 (4.53%) TDD
11 105 (4.37%) PRINCE2
12 102 (4.24%) Change Management
13 101 (4.20%) ERP
14 96 (3.99%) SDLC
15 93 (3.87%) Waterfall
16 91 (3.78%) CRM
16 91 (3.78%) OO
17 78 (3.24%) ITIL
17 78 (3.24%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 285 (11.85%) SQL
2 212 (8.81%) Java
3 167 (6.94%) JavaScript
4 99 (4.12%) C#
5 52 (2.16%) T-SQL
6 46 (1.91%) Python
7 34 (1.41%) VBA
7 34 (1.41%) PowerShell
8 29 (1.21%) PL/SQL
9 26 (1.08%) PHP
10 22 (0.91%) Shell Script
11 20 (0.83%) R
12 17 (0.71%) Groovy
12 17 (0.71%) C
13 16 (0.67%) Perl
14 15 (0.62%) C++
15 14 (0.58%) Bash Shell
16 13 (0.54%) Ruby
17 12 (0.50%) Objective-C
17 12 (0.50%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 74 (3.08%) Degree
2 36 (1.50%) ISEB
3 26 (1.08%) PMI Certification
4 17 (0.71%) ACCA
4 17 (0.71%) PMP
5 15 (0.62%) ISTQB
6 14 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 12 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (0.46%) MBA
9 10 (0.42%) Postgraduate
9 10 (0.42%) CISSP
9 10 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.33%) CISM
11 7 (0.29%) Security Cleared
11 7 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.29%) CISA
12 5 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.21%) CCNP
13 4 (0.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (4.37%) QA
2 25 (1.04%) SLA
3 14 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.46%) EMIR
5 9 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.29%) Basel III
6 7 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.17%) MiFID
9 3 (0.12%) COREP
9 3 (0.12%) FATCA
10 2 (0.083%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.083%) WCAG
11 1 (0.042%) COBIT
11 1 (0.042%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.042%) Basel II
11 1 (0.042%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.042%) COSO
11 1 (0.042%) Solvency II
System Software
1 56 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.21%) vSphere
4 4 (0.17%) XenServer
4 4 (0.17%) ProxySG
5 3 (0.12%) Docker
6 2 (0.083%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.083%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.083%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.083%) Varnish
7 1 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.042%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.042%) XenApp
7 1 (0.042%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.042%) Xen
7 1 (0.042%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.042%) Firmware
7 1 (0.042%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 19 (0.79%) Puppet
2 17 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.42%) Nagios
5 9 (0.37%) SCCM
6 8 (0.33%) Cacti
7 7 (0.29%) CA Spectrum
8 6 (0.25%) Ansible
9 5 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (0.17%) SmokePing
10 4 (0.17%) Control-M
10 4 (0.17%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.12%) SCOM
11 3 (0.12%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.083%) CA Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.083%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.083%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.083%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.083%) WMI
Vendors
1 223 (9.27%) Oracle
2 192 (7.98%) Microsoft
3 153 (6.36%) SAP
4 71 (2.95%) IBM
5 66 (2.74%) hybris
6 62 (2.58%) ATG
7 57 (2.37%) Adobe
8 38 (1.58%) VMware
9 36 (1.50%) Cisco
10 32 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
11 28 (1.16%) Google
12 21 (0.87%) Endeca
12 21 (0.87%) Cognos
13 20 (0.83%) Citrix
14 16 (0.67%) HP
14 16 (0.67%) Apple
15 15 (0.62%) Retek
15 15 (0.62%) Informatica
15 15 (0.62%) Demandware
16 12 (0.50%) CheckPoint
London
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lockton Companies
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
Square One Resources
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £325 - 400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal Intelligent Technology Limited
Posted: Yesterday