Period
to 17 January 2022

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 17 January 2022 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
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 79 74 100
Rank change year-on-year -5 +26 -19
Contract jobs citing Retail 101 53 111
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.55% 2.62% 2.23%
As % of the General category 4.41% 4.37% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 45 81
10th Percentile £420 £233 £256
25th Percentile £463 £413 £368
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £644 £625 £575
90th Percentile £813 £700 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £508 £450
% change year-on-year +8.37% +12.78% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.85 - -
Central London median hourly rate £16.85 - -

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 2,290 1,213 2,698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.86% 60.05% 54.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,745 871 2,082
10th Percentile £363 £306 £263
25th Percentile £475 £413 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £510
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -2.86%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £619
90th Percentile £775 £688 £693
Central London median daily rate £563 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 33
10th Percentile £18.56 £13.63 £12.50
25th Percentile £21.00 £17.13 £15.00
Median hourly rate £34.50 £22.50 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +53.33% +20.32% -
75th Percentile £51.75 £36.44 £21.25
90th Percentile £62.35 £46.00 £28.60
Central London median hourly rate £34.50 £22.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +53.33% +20.32% -

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Retail in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Retail in the City of London

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Retail in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Retail in the City of London

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Retail in the City of London.

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 17 January 2022. 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 - 2 - - 1
Retail
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, 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 29 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.76%) Social Skills
3 23 (22.77%) Finance
4 19 (18.81%) E-Commerce
5 16 (15.84%) AWS
6 15 (14.85%) Microservices
7 14 (13.86%) Kubernetes
8 13 (12.87%) Java
9 12 (11.88%) Banking
9 12 (11.88%) React
10 11 (10.89%) Jenkins
10 11 (10.89%) Python
11 10 (9.90%) ERP
11 10 (9.90%) SAP
11 10 (9.90%) Full Stack Development
11 10 (9.90%) Terraform
12 9 (8.91%) Project Management
12 9 (8.91%) Migration
12 9 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (8.91%) Analytics
12 9 (8.91%) Mobile App
13 8 (7.92%) DevOps
13 8 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (7.92%) Manufacturing
13 8 (7.92%) SAP AFS
13 8 (7.92%) SAP Retail
13 8 (7.92%) C#
13 8 (7.92%) JavaScript
13 8 (7.92%) .NET
14 7 (6.93%) Logistics

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 2 (1.98%) Confluence
1 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.99%) IIS
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.99%) InVision
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.99%) Sketch
2 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.99%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 8 (7.92%) SAP AFS
1 8 (7.92%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.84%) AWS
2 7 (6.93%) Azure
3 3 (2.97%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.97%) SaaS
4 2 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.99%) AWS CodeBuild
5 1 (0.99%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.99%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.99%) Serverless
5 1 (0.99%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) ATM
1 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) MySQL
2 4 (3.96%) Data Vault
3 2 (1.98%) Big Data
3 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.99%) Power BI
4 1 (0.99%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.94%) JIRA
3 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.97%) Postman
5 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.99%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.99%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (23.76%) Social Skills
2 23 (22.77%) Finance
3 12 (11.88%) Banking
4 8 (7.92%) Manufacturing
5 7 (6.93%) Legal
6 6 (5.94%) Front Office
6 6 (5.94%) Investment Banking
6 6 (5.94%) Retail Banking
7 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.95%) Financial Institution
8 4 (3.96%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (3.96%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (2.97%) Marketing
9 3 (2.97%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (1.98%) Advertising
10 2 (1.98%) Back Office
11 1 (0.99%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.99%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 22 (21.78%) Developer
2 17 (16.83%) Project Manager
3 15 (14.85%) Analyst
4 9 (8.91%) Architect
5 8 (7.92%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.93%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (5.94%) UI Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Scala Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Digital Architect
9 4 (3.96%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.97%) Data Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Delivery Manager
10 3 (2.97%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) Digital Product Manager
10 3 (2.97%) Informatica Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) Product Manager
10 3 (2.97%) Programme Manager
10 3 (2.97%) Supply Chain Manager
10 3 (2.97%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.88%) React
2 8 (7.92%) .NET
3 5 (4.95%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.95%) Play Framework
4 4 (3.96%) Node.js
4 4 (3.96%) REST
5 3 (2.97%) Redux
5 3 (2.97%) Swagger
6 2 (1.98%) CSS
6 2 (1.98%) HTML
7 1 (0.99%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.99%) Ajax
7 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.99%) jQuery
7 1 (0.99%) React Native
7 1 (0.99%) Spring
7 1 (0.99%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.93%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.94%) Reinsurance
4 5 (4.95%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.96%) EPoS
6 3 (2.97%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.97%) NHS
7 2 (1.98%) Legacy Systems
7 2 (1.98%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.98%) User Experience
8 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.96%) Unix
2 3 (2.97%) Windows
3 2 (1.98%) Linux
4 1 (0.99%) Android
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (18.81%) E-Commerce
3 15 (14.85%) Microservices
4 10 (9.90%) ERP
4 10 (9.90%) Full Stack Development
5 9 (8.91%) Analytics
5 9 (8.91%) Migration
5 9 (8.91%) Project Management
5 9 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (7.92%) DevOps
7 7 (6.93%) Logistics
7 7 (6.93%) TDD
8 6 (5.94%) Automated Trading
8 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure as Code
8 6 (5.94%) Kanban
8 6 (5.94%) Scrum
9 5 (4.95%) Business Transformation
9 5 (4.95%) Data Protection
9 5 (4.95%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.87%) Java
2 11 (10.89%) Python
3 8 (7.92%) C#
3 8 (7.92%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.94%) SQL
5 5 (4.95%) Scala
6 4 (3.96%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.97%) Bash
7 3 (2.97%) Groovy
7 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.98%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.99%) R
9 1 (0.99%) Ruby
9 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.97%) AWS Certification
1 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) GDPR
2 4 (3.96%) QA
3 2 (1.98%) PMO
4 1 (0.99%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (6.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (13.86%) Kubernetes
2 10 (9.90%) Terraform
3 2 (1.98%) Ansible
4 1 (0.99%) Grafana
4 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.99%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 10 (9.90%) SAP
2 4 (3.96%) Informatica
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle
4 2 (1.98%) Cadence
4 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe
5 1 (0.99%) Adyen
5 1 (0.99%) Ariba
5 1 (0.99%) CA
5 1 (0.99%) Google
5 1 (0.99%) Meraki
5 1 (0.99%) Sage
5 1 (0.99%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.99%) SunGard
5 1 (0.99%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.99%) Workday