Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 53 77
Rank change year-on-year -28 +24 -18
Contract jobs citing Retail 218 255 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.07% 4.09% 2.76%
As % of the General category 5.55% 7.81% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 172 156
City of London median daily rate £480 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £333 £328 £275
90th Percentile £613 £638 £591
Central London median daily rate £485 £461 £440
% change year-on-year +5.32% +4.66% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 - -

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 3,931 3,266 3,931
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 55.41% 52.44% 54.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,145 2,599 3,068
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £288
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.21% +5.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 14 35
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -3.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.90 £12.00
90th Percentile £34.85 £53.98 £53.40
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.45% -3.33% +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -6 1 - -
Retail
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 91 (41.74%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (29.36%) E-Commerce
3 50 (22.94%) Finance
4 42 (19.27%) Java
5 39 (17.89%) JavaScript
6 31 (14.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (13.30%) CSS
8 28 (12.84%) HTML
8 28 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
9 27 (12.39%) Banking
10 25 (11.47%) TDD
11 20 (9.17%) Selenium
11 20 (9.17%) User Experience
12 19 (8.72%) Analytics
13 18 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (8.26%) SQL
13 18 (8.26%) Front End Development
14 17 (7.80%) React
14 17 (7.80%) Web Services
14 17 (7.80%) Microsoft
14 17 (7.80%) Project Management
14 17 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (7.34%) Scrum
15 16 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (7.34%) Microservices
16 15 (6.88%) Migration
16 15 (6.88%) Spring
16 15 (6.88%) Marketing
16 15 (6.88%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (6.88%) Business Intelligence

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 6 (2.75%) Apache Spark
1 6 (2.75%) JBoss
1 6 (2.75%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.83%) CMS
2 4 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.38%) Apache
3 3 (1.38%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.38%) Confluence
4 2 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.92%) Jetty
4 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.46%) DNN
5 1 (0.46%) nginx
5 1 (0.46%) SAS
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.46%) Tornado
Applications
1 6 (2.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.29%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.29%) Magento
2 4 (1.83%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.92%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.46%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.46%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.46%) Odoo
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.46%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.83%) BrowserStack
3 4 (1.83%) GitHub
3 4 (1.83%) vREST
4 3 (1.38%) SaaS
4 3 (1.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.46%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.46%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.83%) HTTP
2 3 (1.38%) DNS
2 3 (1.38%) Internet
2 3 (1.38%) MPLS
2 3 (1.38%) VPLS
3 1 (0.46%) Network Security
3 1 (0.46%) Skype
3 1 (0.46%) SSL
3 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.88%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (5.96%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.59%) Big Data
4 8 (3.67%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.67%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.75%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.29%) Apache Hive
6 5 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.83%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.83%) Power BI
8 3 (1.38%) MySQL
8 3 (1.38%) OLTP
8 3 (1.38%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.38%) Sqoop
9 2 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.92%) OLAP
9 2 (0.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (9.17%) Selenium
2 15 (6.88%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.96%) JIRA
3 13 (5.96%) TeamCity
4 11 (5.05%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.59%) Axure RP
6 8 (3.67%) Jasmine
6 8 (3.67%) SoapUI
7 7 (3.21%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (2.29%) JUnit
9 5 (2.29%) Maven
9 5 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (2.29%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.29%) webpack
10 4 (1.83%) Ant
11 3 (1.38%) Bower
11 3 (1.38%) Grunt
12 2 (0.92%) Travis CI
General
1 50 (22.94%) Finance
2 27 (12.39%) Banking
3 15 (6.88%) Marketing
4 9 (4.13%) Games
4 9 (4.13%) Retail Banking
5 7 (3.21%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.75%) Law
7 5 (2.29%) Retail Finance
8 4 (1.83%) Advertising
9 3 (1.38%) Front Office
9 3 (1.38%) German Language
9 3 (1.38%) Legal
9 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.46%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.46%) Back Office
10 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (29.36%) Developer
2 44 (20.18%) Analyst
3 31 (14.22%) Business Analyst
4 25 (11.47%) Project Manager
5 24 (11.01%) Architect
6 22 (10.09%) Java Developer
7 13 (5.96%) Senior Developer
8 11 (5.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.13%) React Developer
9 9 (4.13%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (3.67%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (3.21%) Agile Developer
12 6 (2.75%) Agile Java Developer
12 6 (2.75%) Angular Developer
12 6 (2.75%) Data Analyst
12 6 (2.75%) Retail Business Analyst
12 6 (2.75%) UI Developer
13 5 (2.29%) .NET Developer
13 5 (2.29%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.30%) CSS
2 28 (12.84%) HTML
3 17 (7.80%) React
3 17 (7.80%) Web Services
4 15 (6.88%) Spring
5 14 (6.42%) AngularJS
6 13 (5.96%) XML
7 12 (5.50%) REST
8 11 (5.05%) .NET
8 11 (5.05%) Sass
9 10 (4.59%) J2EE
9 10 (4.59%) Node.js
10 8 (3.67%) HTML5
11 7 (3.21%) Hibernate
11 7 (3.21%) SOAP
12 6 (2.75%) JSON
12 6 (2.75%) Redux
13 5 (2.29%) Ajax
13 5 (2.29%) JMS
13 5 (2.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.17%) User Experience
2 16 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.50%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.29%) Equities
5 5 (2.29%) Fixed Income
5 5 (2.29%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.29%) Online Games
6 4 (1.83%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.38%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.38%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.38%) Fintech
7 3 (1.38%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.38%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.38%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.92%) Life Science
9 1 (0.46%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.46%) FMCG
9 1 (0.46%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.13%) Unix
1 9 (4.13%) Windows
2 8 (3.67%) Linux
3 6 (2.75%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.92%) Android
5 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (41.74%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (29.36%) E-Commerce
3 31 (14.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (11.47%) TDD
5 19 (8.72%) Analytics
6 18 (8.26%) Front End Development
7 17 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (7.80%) Project Management
8 16 (7.34%) Microservices
8 16 (7.34%) Scrum
9 15 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (6.88%) DevOps
9 15 (6.88%) Migration
10 14 (6.42%) SOA
10 14 (6.42%) Test Automation
11 13 (5.96%) Data Migration
11 13 (5.96%) ETL
12 11 (5.05%) CRM
12 11 (5.05%) MVC
12 11 (5.05%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (19.27%) Java
2 39 (17.89%) JavaScript
3 18 (8.26%) SQL
4 13 (5.96%) C#
5 11 (5.05%) Python
6 8 (3.67%) PHP
7 6 (2.75%) Scala
8 5 (2.29%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.83%) ES6
9 4 (1.83%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.38%) C
10 3 (1.38%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.38%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.92%) Go
11 2 (0.92%) R
12 1 (0.46%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.46%) GraphQL
12 1 (0.46%) Julia
12 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.46%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (3.67%) Degree
2 4 (1.83%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.38%) ISEB
4 2 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.92%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.92%) PMP
4 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.50%) QA
2 6 (2.75%) GDPR
3 5 (2.29%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.38%) PMO
5 1 (0.46%) FATCA
5 1 (0.46%) GCP
5 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (5.05%) Docker
2 5 (2.29%) HDFS
3 3 (1.38%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.38%) vCloud
4 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.29%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.38%) Ansible
3 3 (1.38%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (1.38%) Puppet
3 3 (1.38%) Terraform
4 2 (0.92%) Mesos
5 1 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.46%) Kibana
5 1 (0.46%) logstash
Vendors
1 17 (7.80%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.59%) Adobe
3 9 (4.13%) Oracle
3 9 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.75%) SAP
5 4 (1.83%) ATG
5 4 (1.83%) Retek
5 4 (1.83%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 3 (1.38%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.38%) Demandware
6 3 (1.38%) Google
6 3 (1.38%) Hortonworks
6 3 (1.38%) hybris
6 3 (1.38%) MapR
6 3 (1.38%) TSYS
7 2 (0.92%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.92%) PayPal
7 2 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.92%) Tableau
8 1 (0.46%) JDA