Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 49 40
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 307 291 507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.73% 4.22% 4.46%
As % of the General category 8.90% 7.96% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 233 377
City of London median daily rate £485 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +7.95% +3.53%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £313
90th Percentile £638 £698 £600
London median daily rate £475 £475 £430
% change year-on-year - +10.47% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
City of London median hourly rate £12.93 £28.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.03% +43.75% -33.33%
10th Percentile £12.52 £12.48 £13.53
90th Percentile £13.34 £47.23 £24.50
London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.62 £21.00
% change year-on-year +2.63% -30.40% +31.83%

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 3449 3658 5977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 53.14% 53.01% 52.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2727 3029 4658
City of London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £325 £308 £290
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 61
City of London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.49 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.92% -1.13% -9.36%
10th Percentile £12.52 £11.10 £12.04
90th Percentile £30.07 £37.95 £41.99
London median hourly rate £21.25 £21.00 £21.30
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.41% +11.43%

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 23 July 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 July 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.

1 122 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (34.20%) Banking
3 75 (24.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (23.78%) Finance
4 73 (23.78%) SQL
5 65 (21.17%) Retail Banking
6 54 (17.59%) JIRA
7 50 (16.29%) Java
7 50 (16.29%) AngularJS
8 45 (14.66%) C#
9 42 (13.68%) MVC
9 42 (13.68%) Selenium
10 41 (13.36%) Kanban
10 41 (13.36%) Mentoring
11 38 (12.38%) .NET
12 37 (12.05%) E-Commerce
13 36 (11.73%) ASP.NET
14 34 (11.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 33 (10.75%) JIRA Agile
15 33 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 33 (10.75%) Node.js
15 33 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (10.42%) React
17 31 (10.10%) JavaScript
18 29 (9.45%) TDD
19 27 (8.79%) Scrum
20 26 (8.47%) Microsoft
20 26 (8.47%) Jenkins
21 24 (7.82%) User Experience
22 21 (6.84%) Oracle

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 18 (5.86%) JBoss
2 8 (2.61%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.28%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (2.28%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.95%) Apache
4 6 (1.95%) Confluence
4 6 (1.95%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.63%) Mule
6 4 (1.30%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.98%) Jetty
7 3 (0.98%) SAS
8 2 (0.65%) CICS
8 2 (0.65%) Drupal
8 2 (0.65%) Kentico
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.65%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.33%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (3.26%) Temenos T24
2 6 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.63%) Magento
4 4 (1.30%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (1.30%) SAP Retail
5 3 (0.98%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.98%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.65%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.65%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.65%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.65%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.65%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.65%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.33%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.93%) Office 365
3 5 (1.63%) GitHub
3 5 (1.63%) IaaS
4 3 (0.98%) OneDrive
4 3 (0.98%) SaaS
5 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.65%) CloudBees
5 2 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
6 1 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.28%) Firewall
2 5 (1.63%) Wireless
3 4 (1.30%) HTTP
3 4 (1.30%) LAN
3 4 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.98%) BGP
4 3 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (0.98%) DNS
4 3 (0.98%) EIGRP
4 3 (0.98%) Network Security
4 3 (0.98%) OSPF
4 3 (0.98%) Skype
5 2 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.65%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (0.65%) Internet
5 2 (0.65%) MPLS
5 2 (0.65%) VPLS
5 2 (0.65%) WebEx
5 2 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.26%) Big Data
3 7 (2.28%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.95%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.63%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.63%) MySQL
6 4 (1.30%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.98%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.98%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.98%) Sqoop
8 2 (0.65%) DB2
8 2 (0.65%) MS Access
8 2 (0.65%) OLTP
8 2 (0.65%) Power BI
8 2 (0.65%) QlikView
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 54 (17.59%) JIRA
2 42 (13.68%) Selenium
3 33 (10.75%) JIRA Agile
4 26 (8.47%) Jenkins
5 17 (5.54%) Git (software)
6 10 (3.26%) Appium
6 10 (3.26%) Calabash
7 6 (1.95%) Maven
8 5 (1.63%) JBehave
8 5 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.63%) webpack
9 4 (1.30%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.30%) JUnit
9 4 (1.30%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.98%) Ant
10 3 (0.98%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.98%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.98%) JMeter
10 3 (0.98%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.98%) SpecFlow
General
1 105 (34.20%) Banking
2 73 (23.78%) Finance
3 65 (21.17%) Retail Banking
4 13 (4.23%) Advertising
5 12 (3.91%) Marketing
6 9 (2.93%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.28%) Corporate Banking
7 7 (2.28%) Law
8 6 (1.95%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.30%) Back Office
9 4 (1.30%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.65%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.65%) Front Office
10 2 (0.65%) Legal
10 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.33%) Billing
11 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.33%) International Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 106 (34.53%) Developer
2 49 (15.96%) Analyst
3 35 (11.40%) Angular Developer
4 31 (10.10%) Architect
5 26 (8.47%) Business Analyst
6 23 (7.49%) Senior Developer
7 22 (7.17%) Java Developer
8 21 (6.84%) Project Manager
9 14 (4.56%) Consultant
10 12 (3.91%) Node.js Developer
11 11 (3.58%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (3.58%) SQL Developer
12 9 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.61%) C# Developer
13 8 (2.61%) Senior C# Developer
13 8 (2.61%) Senior SQL Developer
14 7 (2.28%) Agile Business Analyst
14 7 (2.28%) Software Engineer
15 6 (1.95%) Senior Manager
15 6 (1.95%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (16.29%) AngularJS
2 38 (12.38%) .NET
3 36 (11.73%) ASP.NET
4 34 (11.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 33 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 33 (10.75%) Node.js
6 32 (10.42%) React
7 19 (6.19%) Spring
8 18 (5.86%) HTML
9 16 (5.21%) CSS
10 12 (3.91%) J2EE
10 12 (3.91%) REST
10 12 (3.91%) Web Services
11 11 (3.58%) SOAP
12 10 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (3.26%) XML
13 8 (2.61%) Spring Boot
14 7 (2.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (1.95%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.82%) User Experience
2 15 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.91%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.61%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.95%) iPad
6 6 (1.95%) iPhone
7 5 (1.63%) EPoS
8 4 (1.30%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.98%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.98%) Equities
9 3 (0.98%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.98%) FMCG
9 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.98%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.98%) Photography
9 3 (0.98%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.65%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.65%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.21%) Linux
2 14 (4.56%) Apple iOS
2 14 (4.56%) Unix
3 9 (2.93%) Android
4 8 (2.61%) Windows
5 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.33%) Solaris
5 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (24.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (13.68%) MVC
4 41 (13.36%) Kanban
4 41 (13.36%) Mentoring
5 37 (12.05%) E-Commerce
6 29 (9.45%) TDD
7 27 (8.79%) Scrum
8 21 (6.84%) DevOps
9 19 (6.19%) Migration
10 18 (5.86%) Test Automation
11 17 (5.54%) Project Management
12 15 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (4.89%) ERP
13 14 (4.56%) Software Engineering
13 14 (4.56%) User Stories
14 13 (4.23%) BDD
15 11 (3.58%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (3.26%) Data Analysis
16 10 (3.26%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (23.78%) SQL
2 50 (16.29%) Java
3 45 (14.66%) C#
4 31 (10.10%) JavaScript
5 12 (3.91%) Python
6 8 (2.61%) Apple Swift
6 8 (2.61%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.28%) Objective-C
8 6 (1.95%) Perl
8 6 (1.95%) Ruby
9 4 (1.30%) R
10 3 (0.98%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.98%) PHP
11 2 (0.65%) C
11 2 (0.65%) Scala
11 2 (0.65%) VBA
12 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (3.91%) Degree
2 3 (0.98%) CFA
2 3 (0.98%) MCSE
2 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (0.98%) PMP
3 2 (0.65%) CISA
3 2 (0.65%) CISM
3 2 (0.65%) CISSP
3 2 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.65%) ISEB
3 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.65%) MCITP
3 2 (0.65%) MCP
3 2 (0.65%) MCTS
3 2 (0.65%) PhD
3 2 (0.65%) Postgraduate
3 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (0.33%) CRISC
4 1 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.89%) QA
2 14 (4.56%) PMO
3 4 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.30%) GDPR
4 3 (0.98%) FATCA
4 3 (0.98%) SLA
5 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.65%) MiFID
5 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.65%) SEPA
6 1 (0.33%) Basel III
6 1 (0.33%) COBIT
6 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.33%) IFRS
6 1 (0.33%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (2.93%) Docker
2 7 (2.28%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.63%) OpenAM
3 5 (1.63%) OpenIDM
4 4 (1.30%) Apache Flume
4 4 (1.30%) OpenDJ
5 2 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.33%) HDFS
6 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (0.98%) Ansible
1 3 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.65%) SCCM
2 2 (0.65%) Terraform
3 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.33%) Nagios
3 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.33%) Puppet
3 1 (0.33%) Rsyslog
3 1 (0.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.84%) Oracle
3 9 (2.93%) SAP
3 9 (2.93%) Temenos
4 7 (2.28%) Cisco
4 7 (2.28%) hybris
5 5 (1.63%) CheckPoint
5 5 (1.63%) Workday
6 4 (1.30%) ATG
6 4 (1.30%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (1.30%) ForgeRock
6 4 (1.30%) Splunk
7 3 (0.98%) Hortonworks
7 3 (0.98%) IBM
7 3 (0.98%) Serena
7 3 (0.98%) SimCorp
7 3 (0.98%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.65%) Adobe
8 2 (0.65%) Fortinet
8 2 (0.65%) IBM Sterling
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