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 3 months to 23 April 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 69 40
Rank change year-on-year +29 -29  
Contract jobs citing Retail 150 101 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.64% 2.90% 4.68%
As % of the General category 9.01% 5.50% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 88 188
Median daily rate £500 £458 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.22% +4.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £313 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £28.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +69.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.13 £19.25
% change year-on-year +52.38% -31.81%  

Retail is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1665 1838 2842
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 51.50% 52.79% 52.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1535 2211
Median daily rate £525 £518 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.44% +8.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 29
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.51% +3.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.91 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £54.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +14.28%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Retail as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 81 (32.27%) Banking
2 72 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (25.90%) Finance
4 54 (21.51%) Retail Banking
5 43 (17.13%) Java
6 40 (15.94%) E-Commerce
7 35 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (12.75%) SQL
9 31 (12.35%) JavaScript
10 26 (10.36%) Microsoft
11 24 (9.56%) HTML
12 21 (8.37%) Oracle
12 21 (8.37%) CSS
13 20 (7.97%) Project Management
13 20 (7.97%) Scrum
13 20 (7.97%) TDD
14 18 (7.17%) Big Data
14 18 (7.17%) Jenkins
14 18 (7.17%) DevOps
15 17 (6.77%) User Experience
15 17 (6.77%) Asset Management
16 16 (6.37%) Mentoring
17 15 (5.98%) SAP
17 15 (5.98%) SQL Server
17 15 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (5.98%) Kanban
18 14 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (5.58%) JIRA
18 14 (5.58%) Financial Institution
18 14 (5.58%) Fixed Income

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 8 (3.19%) Apache Spark
1 8 (3.19%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.79%) JBoss
3 6 (2.39%) SAS
3 6 (2.39%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.99%) Apache
5 3 (1.20%) Confluence
5 3 (1.20%) Drupal
6 2 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.80%) CICS
6 2 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.80%) Kentico
6 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.80%) Mule
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.40%) CMS
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.40%) IIS
7 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.20%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.80%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.80%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.79%) SAP Retail
2 5 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.20%) Magento
4 3 (1.20%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 3 (1.20%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.20%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.20%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 3 (1.20%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.40%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.40%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.40%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.40%) SAP POS DM
6 1 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.40%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.19%) Office 365
4 4 (1.59%) IaaS
5 3 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.20%) GitHub
5 3 (1.20%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.80%) PaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.40%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.40%) SaaS
7 1 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.79%) Firewall
2 4 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.20%) DNS
3 3 (1.20%) Internet
3 3 (1.20%) Network Security
4 2 (0.80%) HTTP
4 2 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.80%) MPLS
4 2 (0.80%) Skype
4 2 (0.80%) VPLS
4 2 (0.80%) WebEx
4 2 (0.80%) Wireless
5 1 (0.40%) BGP
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.40%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.40%) NFC
5 1 (0.40%) OSPF
5 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.17%) Big Data
2 15 (5.98%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.18%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.99%) MySQL
5 5 (1.99%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.59%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.20%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.20%) Sqoop
8 2 (0.80%) DB2
8 2 (0.80%) OLTP
8 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.80%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.80%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (7.17%) Jenkins
2 14 (5.58%) JIRA
3 10 (3.98%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.19%) Selenium
5 6 (2.39%) Appium
5 6 (2.39%) Calabash
5 6 (2.39%) Maven
6 5 (1.99%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.59%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.59%) JUnit
7 4 (1.59%) Subversion
8 3 (1.20%) Gatling
8 3 (1.20%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.20%) JBehave
8 3 (1.20%) JMeter
8 3 (1.20%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.80%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 81 (32.27%) Banking
2 65 (25.90%) Finance
3 54 (21.51%) Retail Banking
4 14 (5.58%) Financial Institution
5 12 (4.78%) Advertising
6 7 (2.79%) Marketing
7 6 (2.39%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.99%) Law
8 5 (1.99%) Legal
9 3 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.20%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.80%) Back Office
10 2 (0.80%) Front Office
10 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.40%) Billing
11 1 (0.40%) French Language
11 1 (0.40%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (26.29%) Developer
2 38 (15.14%) Analyst
3 30 (11.95%) Architect
4 22 (8.76%) Project Manager
5 21 (8.37%) Business Analyst
6 18 (7.17%) Java Developer
7 16 (6.37%) Consultant
8 11 (4.38%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.59%) Data Analyst
10 9 (3.59%) Data Architect
10 9 (3.59%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.19%) Senior Manager
12 6 (2.39%) Agile Coach
12 6 (2.39%) HTML CSS Developer
12 6 (2.39%) HTML Developer
12 6 (2.39%) SAP Consultant
12 6 (2.39%) UI Developer
13 5 (1.99%) Big Data Architect
13 5 (1.99%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.56%) HTML
2 21 (8.37%) CSS
3 14 (5.58%) AngularJS
4 13 (5.18%) .NET
4 13 (5.18%) HTML5
4 13 (5.18%) Web Services
5 12 (4.78%) CSS3
5 12 (4.78%) Spring
6 11 (4.38%) REST
7 10 (3.98%) J2EE
7 10 (3.98%) XML
8 8 (3.19%) SOAP
8 8 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (2.39%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.39%) Node.js
9 6 (2.39%) React
10 5 (1.99%) jQuery
10 5 (1.99%) Spring Boot
11 4 (1.59%) Middleware
11 4 (1.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.77%) User Experience
2 14 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.58%) Equities
2 14 (5.58%) Fixed Income
3 9 (3.59%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.39%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.39%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.59%) EPoS
5 4 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (1.59%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.20%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.20%) iPad
6 3 (1.20%) iPhone
6 3 (1.20%) Replication
6 3 (1.20%) SCORM
7 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.80%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.78%) Unix
2 10 (3.98%) Windows
3 9 (3.59%) Linux
4 7 (2.79%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.59%) Android
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (15.94%) E-Commerce
3 35 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (7.97%) Project Management
4 20 (7.97%) Scrum
4 20 (7.97%) TDD
5 18 (7.17%) DevOps
6 17 (6.77%) Asset Management
7 16 (6.37%) Mentoring
8 15 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (5.98%) Kanban
9 14 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (5.18%) Analytics
11 12 (4.78%) Migration
11 12 (4.78%) Software Engineering
12 11 (4.38%) ERP
13 10 (3.98%) Business Analysis
14 9 (3.59%) B2C
14 9 (3.59%) Data Modelling
14 9 (3.59%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (17.13%) Java
2 32 (12.75%) SQL
3 31 (12.35%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.18%) Python
5 12 (4.78%) C#
6 7 (2.79%) R
7 6 (2.39%) Perl
7 6 (2.39%) Ruby
8 5 (1.99%) Apple Swift
9 4 (1.59%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.59%) VBA
10 3 (1.20%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.80%) C
11 2 (0.80%) Scala
11 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.40%) C++
12 1 (0.40%) ES6
12 1 (0.40%) Go
12 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (3.98%) Degree
2 4 (1.59%) CISSP
3 3 (1.20%) CISM
4 2 (0.80%) CISA
4 2 (0.80%) CNA
4 2 (0.80%) GCIA
4 2 (0.80%) GCIH
4 2 (0.80%) GIAC
4 2 (0.80%) ISEB
4 2 (0.80%) MCITP
4 2 (0.80%) MCP
4 2 (0.80%) MCSE
4 2 (0.80%) MCTS
4 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.80%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (0.80%) Novell Certification
4 2 (0.80%) PhD
4 2 (0.80%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.80%) SANS
5 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.38%) PMO
2 7 (2.79%) QA
3 4 (1.59%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.20%) SDET
5 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.80%) SEPA
5 2 (0.80%) SLA
6 1 (0.40%) COBIT
6 1 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.40%) GDPR
6 1 (0.40%) IFRS
6 1 (0.40%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.40%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.40%) MiFID
6 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (3.19%) Active Directory
1 8 (3.19%) Docker
2 4 (1.59%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.80%) HDFS
3 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.20%) Ansible
2 2 (0.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.80%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.40%) Mesos
3 1 (0.40%) Nagios
3 1 (0.40%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.40%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.40%) Puppet
3 1 (0.40%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.40%) Rsyslog
3 1 (0.40%) Terraform
3 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.40%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (10.36%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.37%) Oracle
3 15 (5.98%) SAP
4 10 (3.98%) Adobe
5 8 (3.19%) Splunk
6 6 (2.39%) ATG
7 5 (1.99%) hybris
8 4 (1.59%) Cisco
8 4 (1.59%) IBM
8 4 (1.59%) Tableau
9 3 (1.20%) Hortonworks
9 3 (1.20%) Serena
9 3 (1.20%) VMware
9 3 (1.20%) Workday
10 2 (0.80%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.80%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.80%) IBM Sterling
10 2 (0.80%) Remedy
10 2 (0.80%) Teradata
10 2 (0.80%) TSYS
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