Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 71 48
Rank change year-on-year -13 -23 +31
Contract jobs citing Retail 212 253 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.01% 3.55% 4.48%
As % of the General category 5.91% 6.35% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 200 212
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £351 £317 £326
90th Percentile £675 £613 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £12.93 -
Central London median hourly rate - £15.00 -

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 3,586 3,983 3,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.97% 55.88% 53.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,786 3,208 2,882
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £700 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £488
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 38 20
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.86 £11.23
90th Percentile £26.30 £36.95 £48.21
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.78% +2.50% -2.44%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -18 2 £438 -
Retail
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 90 (42.45%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (23.11%) E-Commerce
2 49 (23.11%) Finance
3 38 (17.92%) JavaScript
4 33 (15.57%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (13.68%) SQL
5 29 (13.68%) Scrum
6 23 (10.85%) Asset Management
7 22 (10.38%) Python
8 21 (9.91%) C#
8 21 (9.91%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (9.43%) .NET
9 20 (9.43%) SQL Server
9 20 (9.43%) Financial Institution
9 20 (9.43%) Test Automation
10 19 (8.96%) Fixed Income
10 19 (8.96%) Equities
10 19 (8.96%) Microservices
11 18 (8.49%) Greenfield Project
11 18 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (8.49%) TDD
11 18 (8.49%) Java
11 18 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (8.49%) Degree
12 17 (8.02%) Analytics
12 17 (8.02%) Jenkins
12 17 (8.02%) Docker
12 17 (8.02%) React
13 16 (7.55%) Information Security
13 16 (7.55%) QA

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 11 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (3.77%) SAS
3 6 (2.83%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.83%) Confluence
4 3 (1.42%) Apache Airflow
4 3 (1.42%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.94%) Apache
5 2 (0.94%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.94%) Gunicorn
5 2 (0.94%) WordPress
6 1 (0.47%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.47%) IIS
6 1 (0.47%) Luigi
6 1 (0.47%) Marvel
6 1 (0.47%) Mule
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.77%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (2.83%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.94%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.47%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.47%) Magento
4 1 (0.47%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.47%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.47%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.47%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 33 (15.57%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.19%) Serverless
4 10 (4.72%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (3.77%) PaaS
6 5 (2.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (2.36%) IaaS
6 5 (2.36%) SaaS
7 3 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.42%) GitHub
7 3 (1.42%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.42%) Office 365
7 3 (1.42%) Runscope
8 2 (0.94%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.94%) Azure Functions
8 2 (0.94%) Datadog
8 2 (0.94%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.94%) Tricentis Tosca
9 1 (0.47%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.94%) HTTP
1 2 (0.94%) LAN
1 2 (0.94%) RIP
1 2 (0.94%) VPN
1 2 (0.94%) WAN
2 1 (0.47%) DNS
2 1 (0.47%) Firewall
2 1 (0.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.47%) SAN
2 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.72%) NoSQL
3 9 (4.25%) MySQL
3 9 (4.25%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.77%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.30%) Big Data
5 7 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.36%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.89%) Apache Hive
7 4 (1.89%) Data Lake
7 4 (1.89%) Power BI
8 3 (1.42%) Redis
8 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.94%) MS Access
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (8.02%) Jenkins
2 13 (6.13%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.66%) JIRA
4 11 (5.19%) Selenium
5 9 (4.25%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.36%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.89%) Mockito
8 3 (1.42%) Appium
8 3 (1.42%) CircleCI
8 3 (1.42%) Gatling
8 3 (1.42%) gulp
8 3 (1.42%) JUnit
8 3 (1.42%) Maven
8 3 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.42%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.42%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.42%) webpack
9 2 (0.94%) Robot Framework
9 2 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (23.11%) Finance
2 20 (9.43%) Financial Institution
3 13 (6.13%) Banking
3 13 (6.13%) Law
4 8 (3.77%) Marketing
5 6 (2.83%) Legal
6 3 (1.42%) Back Office
6 3 (1.42%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.94%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) French Language
8 1 (0.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.47%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (24.53%) Developer
2 36 (16.98%) Analyst
3 18 (8.49%) Architect
4 17 (8.02%) Business Analyst
5 14 (6.60%) Project Manager
6 12 (5.66%) .NET Developer
7 11 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (4.72%) React Developer
9 7 (3.30%) AWS Developer
9 7 (3.30%) Consultant
9 7 (3.30%) Data Engineer
10 6 (2.83%) Data Analyst
10 6 (2.83%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (2.83%) Information Manager
10 6 (2.83%) Information Security Manager
10 6 (2.83%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (2.83%) Security Manager
10 6 (2.83%) SQL Analyst
11 5 (2.36%) Asset Management Analyst
11 5 (2.36%) Asset Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.43%) .NET
2 17 (8.02%) React
3 14 (6.60%) HTML
3 14 (6.60%) Node.js
4 13 (6.13%) CSS
5 10 (4.72%) Web Services
6 8 (3.77%) REST
6 8 (3.77%) WCF
7 7 (3.30%) RESTful
8 6 (2.83%) HTML5
8 6 (2.83%) Kafka
9 5 (2.36%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.36%) Redux
9 5 (2.36%) Spring
10 4 (1.89%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.89%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.89%) Entity Framework
10 4 (1.89%) Jest
11 3 (1.42%) LINQ
11 3 (1.42%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.96%) Equities
1 19 (8.96%) Fixed Income
2 18 (8.49%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.66%) User Experience
5 7 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.30%) Fintech
5 7 (3.30%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.36%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.36%) Reinsurance
7 4 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.89%) EPoS
7 4 (1.89%) FMCG
8 3 (1.42%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.94%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.94%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.94%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.94%) PMI
9 2 (0.94%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.30%) Windows
2 5 (2.36%) Linux
3 4 (1.89%) Android
3 4 (1.89%) Unix
4 3 (1.42%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.42%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.94%) Mesosphere
6 1 (0.47%) CentOS
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (42.45%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (23.11%) E-Commerce
3 29 (13.68%) Scrum
4 23 (10.85%) Asset Management
5 21 (9.91%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (9.43%) Test Automation
7 19 (8.96%) Microservices
8 18 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (8.49%) TDD
9 17 (8.02%) Analytics
10 16 (7.55%) Information Security
11 15 (7.08%) Software Engineering
12 14 (6.60%) DevOps
13 13 (6.13%) Business Analysis
14 12 (5.66%) BDD
14 12 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (5.66%) User Stories
15 11 (5.19%) Project Management
16 10 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (4.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 38 (17.92%) JavaScript
2 29 (13.68%) SQL
3 22 (10.38%) Python
4 21 (9.91%) C#
5 18 (8.49%) Java
6 6 (2.83%) Scala
6 6 (2.83%) VBA
7 5 (2.36%) Perl
7 5 (2.36%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.89%) VB
9 3 (1.42%) ES6
9 3 (1.42%) Go
9 3 (1.42%) Ruby
10 2 (0.94%) C++
10 2 (0.94%) PHP
10 2 (0.94%) R
10 2 (0.94%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.47%) C
11 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (8.49%) Degree
2 13 (6.13%) CISSP
3 10 (4.72%) CISM
4 6 (2.83%) CISA
5 4 (1.89%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 4 (1.89%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.42%) PhD
7 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.94%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.47%) CIMA
8 1 (0.47%) ISEB
8 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.55%) QA
2 13 (6.13%) PCI DSS
3 10 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.36%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (1.89%) GDPR
6 3 (1.42%) SLA
7 2 (0.94%) PMO
7 2 (0.94%) PSD2
8 1 (0.47%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.47%) IFRS
8 1 (0.47%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (8.02%) Docker
2 3 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.94%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.47%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.47%) HDFS
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (5.66%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.25%) Terraform
3 5 (2.36%) Ansible
4 4 (1.89%) Packer
4 4 (1.89%) Prometheus
5 3 (1.42%) Grafana
5 3 (1.42%) Graphite
5 3 (1.42%) Marathon
5 3 (1.42%) Mesos
6 2 (0.94%) Kibana
6 2 (0.94%) logstash
6 2 (0.94%) SCCM
6 2 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.47%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (6.60%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.19%) Oracle
3 7 (3.30%) Google
4 5 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.36%) Tableau
5 4 (1.89%) Cadence
5 4 (1.89%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.42%) Dynatrace
6 3 (1.42%) hybris
6 3 (1.42%) IBM
6 3 (1.42%) Splunk
7 2 (0.94%) SAP
7 2 (0.94%) SimCorp
7 2 (0.94%) VMware
8 1 (0.47%) ATG
8 1 (0.47%) Casewise
8 1 (0.47%) HP
8 1 (0.47%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.47%) SunGard
8 1 (0.47%) Teradata