Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 56 75
Rank change year-on-year -4 +19 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail 286 234 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.08% 3.85% 2.95%
As % of the General category 7.63% 7.30% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 176 158
City of London median daily rate £480 £475 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +6.15% -0.56%
10th Percentile £325 £309 £275
90th Percentile £600 £638 £629
Central London median daily rate £485 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +2.11% +8.57% -0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
City of London median hourly rate £35.58 - £28.75
10th Percentile £32.70 - £12.48
90th Percentile £38.47 - £47.23
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 - £28.75

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 3,750 3,204 3,584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.53% 52.70% 54.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,952 2,493 2,889
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £321 £300
90th Percentile £713 £675 £674
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 31 30
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.44 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -22.49% +25.47%
10th Percentile £13.60 £13.36 £16.03
90th Percentile £46.50 £29.77 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.99 £22.50
% change year-on-year +11.90% -15.60% +25.00%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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
London Bridge - 1 £400 -
Retail
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 110 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (22.73%) E-Commerce
3 64 (22.38%) Finance
4 43 (15.03%) Java
4 43 (15.03%) Analytics
5 39 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 37 (12.94%) SQL
6 37 (12.94%) Banking
6 37 (12.94%) User Experience
7 36 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 35 (12.24%) JavaScript
9 33 (11.54%) CSS
10 32 (11.19%) JIRA
11 31 (10.84%) C#
11 31 (10.84%) DevOps
12 30 (10.49%) HTML
12 30 (10.49%) Marketing
12 30 (10.49%) Git (software)
13 27 (9.44%) Selenium
13 27 (9.44%) React
14 25 (8.74%) AngularJS
15 24 (8.39%) Microservices
15 24 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
16 23 (8.04%) .NET
16 23 (8.04%) Scrum
16 23 (8.04%) TDD
16 23 (8.04%) Mentoring
17 22 (7.69%) Front End Development
17 22 (7.69%) Microsoft
18 21 (7.34%) TeamCity

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 13 (4.55%) Confluence
2 11 (3.85%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.10%) Apache
3 6 (2.10%) CMS
4 5 (1.75%) Apache Pig
4 5 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.75%) JBoss
5 4 (1.40%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.40%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.05%) SAS
6 3 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.35%) IIS
8 1 (0.35%) Jetty
8 1 (0.35%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.35%) nginx
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.45%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (2.10%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.75%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.35%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.35%) Gliffy
7 1 (0.35%) InDesign
7 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Magento
1 3 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (1.05%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.35%) Actimize
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.35%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.35%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (0.35%) SAP FI-AR
3 1 (0.35%) SAP FI-BL
3 1 (0.35%) SAP FI-FM
3 1 (0.35%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (1.75%) Office 365
5 4 (1.40%) BrowserStack
5 4 (1.40%) GitHub
5 4 (1.40%) vREST
6 2 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.70%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.35%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.35%) Boomi
7 1 (0.35%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.35%) Dialogflow
7 1 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.35%) SaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.10%) Firewall
2 5 (1.75%) Network Security
3 4 (1.40%) Internet
4 2 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.70%) HTTP
4 2 (0.70%) Wireless
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.35%) DNS
5 1 (0.35%) LAN
5 1 (0.35%) MPLS
5 1 (0.35%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.35%) VoIP
5 1 (0.35%) VPLS
5 1 (0.35%) VPN
5 1 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.64%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (6.29%) Big Data
3 15 (5.24%) Hadoop
3 15 (5.24%) SQL Server
4 13 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.15%) Apache Hive
5 9 (3.15%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.10%) Power BI
7 6 (2.10%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.75%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.75%) Sqoop
9 4 (1.40%) DB2
9 4 (1.40%) HBase
10 3 (1.05%) QlikView
10 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (11.19%) JIRA
2 30 (10.49%) Git (software)
3 27 (9.44%) Selenium
4 21 (7.34%) TeamCity
5 20 (6.99%) Jenkins
6 13 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.80%) Jasmine
8 8 (2.80%) JIRA Agile
8 8 (2.80%) SoapUI
8 8 (2.80%) webpack
9 7 (2.45%) Axure RP
9 7 (2.45%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.45%) JUnit
10 6 (2.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 6 (2.10%) CircleCI
10 6 (2.10%) Maven
10 6 (2.10%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.40%) Grunt
11 4 (1.40%) gulp
General
1 64 (22.38%) Finance
2 37 (12.94%) Banking
3 30 (10.49%) Marketing
4 14 (4.90%) Financial Institution
5 10 (3.50%) Retail Banking
6 9 (3.15%) Legal
7 7 (2.45%) Games
8 5 (1.75%) Front Office
8 5 (1.75%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.40%) Advertising
9 4 (1.40%) Back Office
10 3 (1.05%) Law
10 3 (1.05%) Retail Finance
11 2 (0.70%) German Language
12 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Publishing
12 1 (0.35%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 76 (26.57%) Developer
2 53 (18.53%) Analyst
3 36 (12.59%) Architect
4 31 (10.84%) Business Analyst
5 19 (6.64%) Senior Developer
6 18 (6.29%) Angular Developer
6 18 (6.29%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (5.94%) Java Developer
7 17 (5.94%) Project Manager
8 15 (5.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 15 (5.24%) React Developer
9 14 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (4.55%) C# Developer
10 13 (4.55%) Digital Architect
11 12 (4.20%) Insight Analyst
12 11 (3.85%) Marketing Analyst
12 11 (3.85%) SQL Developer
13 10 (3.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
13 10 (3.50%) Marketing Insight Analyst
14 9 (3.15%) Data Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.54%) CSS
2 30 (10.49%) HTML
3 27 (9.44%) React
4 25 (8.74%) AngularJS
5 23 (8.04%) .NET
6 18 (6.29%) Node.js
7 14 (4.90%) ASP.NET
7 14 (4.90%) REST
8 13 (4.55%) Web Services
9 12 (4.20%) Redux
9 12 (4.20%) Sass
10 10 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (3.50%) HTML5
10 10 (3.50%) J2EE
10 10 (3.50%) Spring
10 10 (3.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (3.15%) CSS3
12 8 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 8 (2.80%) LESS
12 8 (2.80%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.94%) User Experience
2 19 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.55%) Equities
3 13 (4.55%) Fixed Income
4 10 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.80%) Animation
7 6 (2.10%) Social Media
8 5 (1.75%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.75%) EPoS
8 5 (1.75%) Fintech
8 5 (1.75%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.40%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.40%) Marketing Technology
9 4 (1.40%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.40%) PMI
10 3 (1.05%) FMCG
10 3 (1.05%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.70%) Blog
11 2 (0.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.59%) Windows
2 7 (2.45%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.75%) Linux
4 4 (1.40%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.40%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.05%) Android
5 3 (1.05%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.05%) Unix
6 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (22.73%) E-Commerce
3 43 (15.03%) Analytics
4 36 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (10.84%) DevOps
6 24 (8.39%) Microservices
7 23 (8.04%) Mentoring
7 23 (8.04%) Scrum
7 23 (8.04%) TDD
8 22 (7.69%) Front End Development
9 21 (7.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (6.99%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (6.99%) Project Management
11 19 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (6.64%) SOA
12 17 (5.94%) Migration
12 17 (5.94%) MVC
13 16 (5.59%) ETL
13 16 (5.59%) Software Engineering
14 15 (5.24%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (15.03%) Java
2 37 (12.94%) SQL
3 35 (12.24%) JavaScript
4 31 (10.84%) C#
5 12 (4.20%) Python
6 11 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.15%) Scala
8 7 (2.45%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.10%) PHP
9 6 (2.10%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.75%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.40%) Java 8
12 3 (1.05%) ES6
12 3 (1.05%) R
13 2 (0.70%) C
13 2 (0.70%) VBA
14 1 (0.35%) C++
14 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.35%) VB
14 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (4.55%) Degree
2 11 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 9 (3.15%) PMP
4 6 (2.10%) ISEB
4 6 (2.10%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.40%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.05%) MBA
6 3 (1.05%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (1.05%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 2 (0.70%) APMG
7 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.70%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.35%) CCIE
8 1 (0.35%) CCNP
8 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.35%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.90%) QA
2 13 (4.55%) GDPR
3 6 (2.10%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.40%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.05%) PMO
6 2 (0.70%) SLA
7 1 (0.35%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.35%) GCP
7 1 (0.35%) IFRS
7 1 (0.35%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 18 (6.29%) Docker
2 7 (2.45%) HDFS
3 6 (2.10%) vCloud
4 5 (1.75%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (3.15%) Terraform
3 5 (1.75%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (1.40%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.05%) Ansible
5 3 (1.05%) Puppet
6 2 (0.70%) Kibana
6 2 (0.70%) Mesos
7 1 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.90%) Oracle
3 13 (4.55%) Adobe
4 8 (2.80%) Demandware
4 8 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.45%) Tableau
6 6 (2.10%) Cloudera
6 6 (2.10%) SAP
7 5 (1.75%) Cisco
7 5 (1.75%) Google
7 5 (1.75%) Hortonworks
7 5 (1.75%) MapR
8 4 (1.40%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.05%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.05%) JDA
9 3 (1.05%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.05%) Temenos
10 2 (0.70%) Juniper
10 2 (0.70%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 2 (0.70%) ServiceNow