Period
to 20 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Retailing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 64 46
Rank change year-on-year -6 -18 +19
Contract jobs citing Retail 240 261 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.43% 3.85% 4.60%
As % of the General category 6.71% 6.94% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 203 244
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +8.57%
10th Percentile £333 £318 £325
90th Percentile £665 £600 £684
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £12.93 -
Central London median hourly rate - £12.93 -

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,579 3,763 3,644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 51.21% 55.45% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,768 3,001 3,013
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +2.63%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £308
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 36 23
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.21% +4.14% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £33.25 £50.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.83 £20.00
% change year-on-year -10.21% +4.14% -4.76%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in the City of London

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in the City of London

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in the City of London

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in the City of London

Retail
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate -9 5 £400 -
London Bridge - 2 £400 -
Retail
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 124 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (24.17%) Finance
3 50 (20.83%) E-Commerce
4 46 (19.17%) Scrum
5 39 (16.25%) JavaScript
6 35 (14.58%) C#
7 34 (14.17%) SQL
8 29 (12.08%) Asset Management
9 27 (11.25%) .NET
9 27 (11.25%) React
10 26 (10.83%) Java
10 26 (10.83%) Financial Institution
11 25 (10.42%) Fixed Income
11 25 (10.42%) Equities
11 25 (10.42%) JIRA
11 25 (10.42%) Test Automation
12 24 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
12 24 (10.00%) Degree
12 24 (10.00%) QA
12 24 (10.00%) TDD
12 24 (10.00%) Analytics
13 23 (9.58%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (9.17%) Banking
14 22 (9.17%) Selenium
14 22 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (9.17%) User Experience
14 22 (9.17%) Greenfield Project
15 21 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
16 19 (7.92%) Jenkins
16 19 (7.92%) Marketing

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 11 (4.58%) Confluence
2 6 (2.50%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.50%) SAS
3 5 (2.08%) Apache Airflow
3 5 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.08%) JBoss
4 4 (1.67%) CMS
5 3 (1.25%) Apache
5 3 (1.25%) Luigi
5 3 (1.25%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.83%) WordPress
7 1 (0.42%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.42%) Mule
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.25%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (1.25%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.42%) Gliffy
4 1 (0.42%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.42%) Magento
3 1 (0.42%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.42%) Shopify
3 1 (0.42%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.08%) IaaS
3 5 (2.08%) PaaS
3 5 (2.08%) Serverless
4 4 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.25%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.25%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.25%) Office 365
5 3 (1.25%) Runscope
5 3 (1.25%) SaaS
6 2 (0.83%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (0.83%) GitHub
6 2 (0.83%) npm
7 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.42%) Boomi
7 1 (0.42%) Firebase
7 1 (0.42%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.25%) Internet
1 3 (1.25%) Network Security
2 2 (0.83%) Firewall
3 1 (0.42%) DWDM
3 1 (0.42%) HTTP
3 1 (0.42%) Intranet
3 1 (0.42%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.42%) LAN
3 1 (0.42%) MPLS
3 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.42%) VPN
3 1 (0.42%) WAN
3 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 8 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.50%) Big Data
4 6 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.08%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.67%) Apache Hive
6 4 (1.67%) Data Lake
6 4 (1.67%) MySQL
6 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (1.25%) Power BI
7 3 (1.25%) Redis
8 2 (0.83%) BigQuery
8 2 (0.83%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (10.42%) JIRA
2 22 (9.17%) Selenium
3 19 (7.92%) Jenkins
4 15 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.33%) SpecFlow
6 7 (2.92%) Maven
7 6 (2.50%) gulp
7 6 (2.50%) JIRA Agile
7 6 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (2.50%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.50%) webpack
8 5 (2.08%) Ant
8 5 (2.08%) CircleCI
8 5 (2.08%) Grunt
8 5 (2.08%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.08%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.67%) JUnit
9 4 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.25%) Mockito
General
1 58 (24.17%) Finance
2 26 (10.83%) Financial Institution
3 22 (9.17%) Banking
4 19 (7.92%) Marketing
5 11 (4.58%) Law
6 8 (3.33%) Legal
7 4 (1.67%) Back Office
7 4 (1.67%) Games
7 4 (1.67%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.67%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.25%) Front Office
8 3 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.83%) Advertising
9 2 (0.83%) French Language
10 1 (0.42%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.42%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.42%) German Language
10 1 (0.42%) Retail Finance
10 1 (0.42%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 68 (28.33%) Developer
2 36 (15.00%) Analyst
3 18 (7.50%) Architect
3 18 (7.50%) Business Analyst
4 16 (6.67%) React Developer
5 13 (5.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 12 (5.00%) Angular Developer
6 12 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 11 (4.58%) .NET Developer
7 11 (4.58%) Project Manager
8 10 (4.17%) C# Developer
8 10 (4.17%) Java Developer
8 10 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (3.75%) Insight Analyst
10 8 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (2.92%) Consultant
11 7 (2.92%) Marketing Analyst
11 7 (2.92%) Marketing Insight Analyst
11 7 (2.92%) SQL Developer
12 6 (2.50%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.25%) .NET
1 27 (11.25%) React
2 19 (7.92%) CSS
2 19 (7.92%) HTML
3 14 (5.83%) HTML5
3 14 (5.83%) Redux
4 12 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 12 (5.00%) Node.js
4 12 (5.00%) Web Services
5 11 (4.58%) ASP.NET
5 11 (4.58%) REST
5 11 (4.58%) Sass
6 10 (4.17%) CSS3
7 9 (3.75%) Spring
8 8 (3.33%) J2EE
8 8 (3.33%) WCF
9 7 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 7 (2.92%) RESTful
10 6 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.42%) Equities
1 25 (10.42%) Fixed Income
2 22 (9.17%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (9.17%) User Experience
3 9 (3.75%) Fintech
3 9 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.50%) Animation
7 5 (2.08%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.25%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.25%) PMI
10 2 (0.83%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.83%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.83%) EPoS
10 2 (0.83%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.92%) Apple iOS
2 5 (2.08%) Android
3 4 (1.67%) Linux
3 4 (1.67%) Windows
4 2 (0.83%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.83%) Unix
4 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.42%) CentOS
5 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 46 (19.17%) Scrum
4 29 (12.08%) Asset Management
5 25 (10.42%) Test Automation
6 24 (10.00%) Analytics
6 24 (10.00%) TDD
7 23 (9.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (7.92%) Software Engineering
11 18 (7.50%) DevOps
11 18 (7.50%) Kanban
12 17 (7.08%) Information Security
12 17 (7.08%) User Stories
13 15 (6.25%) BDD
13 15 (6.25%) Change Management
14 14 (5.83%) Front End Development
14 14 (5.83%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 13 (5.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.25%) JavaScript
2 35 (14.58%) C#
3 34 (14.17%) SQL
4 26 (10.83%) Java
5 14 (5.83%) Python
6 6 (2.50%) Scala
7 4 (1.67%) Ruby
7 4 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.67%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.25%) Perl
8 3 (1.25%) PHP
8 3 (1.25%) VB
9 2 (0.83%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.83%) C++
9 2 (0.83%) ES6
9 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.42%) C
10 1 (0.42%) HiveQL
10 1 (0.42%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 24 (10.00%) Degree
2 13 (5.42%) CISSP
3 10 (4.17%) CISM
4 6 (2.50%) CISA
5 5 (2.08%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 4 (1.67%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.25%) ISEB
7 3 (1.25%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.25%) MBA
7 3 (1.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (1.25%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 2 (0.83%) CCNP
8 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.83%) PMP
8 2 (0.83%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.42%) APMG
9 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.42%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.00%) QA
2 13 (5.42%) PCI DSS
3 10 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.50%) GDPR
5 5 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (1.67%) Data Quality
7 3 (1.25%) MiFID
7 3 (1.25%) SLA
8 2 (0.83%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.83%) PMO
8 2 (0.83%) PSD2
9 1 (0.42%) GCP
9 1 (0.42%) IFRS
9 1 (0.42%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.42%) SEPA
9 1 (0.42%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (6.25%) Docker
2 2 (0.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.33%) Terraform
2 5 (2.08%) Ansible
2 5 (2.08%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.67%) Packer
3 4 (1.67%) Prometheus
4 3 (1.25%) Grafana
4 3 (1.25%) Graphite
4 3 (1.25%) SCCM
5 1 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.42%) Kibana
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.17%) Oracle
3 8 (3.33%) Tableau
4 7 (2.92%) Google
5 5 (2.08%) Cadence
5 5 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.67%) Adobe
6 4 (1.67%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.25%) Dynatrace
7 3 (1.25%) hybris
7 3 (1.25%) IBM
7 3 (1.25%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.25%) Splunk
8 2 (0.83%) ATG
8 2 (0.83%) Dell
8 2 (0.83%) Informatica
8 2 (0.83%) SAP
8 2 (0.83%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.83%) VMware
9 1 (0.42%) Alteryx