Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 50 50
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +15
Contract jobs citing Retail 294 273 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.19% 4.20% 4.03%
As % of the General category 7.99% 7.78% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 217 226
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +7.95%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £311
90th Percentile £639 £618 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
City of London median hourly rate £35.58 £12.93 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +175.17% -55.03% +43.75%
10th Percentile £32.70 £12.52 £12.48
90th Percentile £38.47 £13.34 £47.23
Central London median hourly rate £35.58 £12.93 £28.75
% change year-on-year +175.17% -55.03% +43.75%

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 3,680 3,507 3,670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.41% 53.96% 53.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,868 2,771 3,037
City of London median daily rate £525 £522 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.57% +4.40% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £310
90th Percentile £713 £678 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 40 28
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £19.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -15.35% -1.13%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £11.10
90th Percentile £25.30 £30.50 £37.95
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% -13.75% +1.45%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -9 4 £400 -
London Bridge - 2 £400 -
Retail
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 133 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (23.81%) Finance
3 61 (20.75%) E-Commerce
4 44 (14.97%) Scrum
5 43 (14.63%) C#
5 43 (14.63%) SQL
6 42 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 41 (13.95%) User Experience
8 36 (12.24%) Java
9 35 (11.90%) CSS
9 35 (11.90%) Banking
9 35 (11.90%) Analytics
10 33 (11.22%) .NET
11 32 (10.88%) HTML
12 31 (10.54%) React
13 30 (10.20%) DevOps
13 30 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (10.20%) JIRA
14 28 (9.52%) Asset Management
14 28 (9.52%) Git (software)
15 27 (9.18%) Degree
15 27 (9.18%) Selenium
15 27 (9.18%) Marketing
15 27 (9.18%) Financial Institution
15 27 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
16 26 (8.84%) Jenkins
16 26 (8.84%) Fixed Income
16 26 (8.84%) Equities
16 26 (8.84%) 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 15 (5.10%) Confluence
2 6 (2.04%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.04%) CMS
2 6 (2.04%) JBoss
3 5 (1.70%) SAS
4 4 (1.36%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.36%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.02%) Apache
5 3 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.02%) WordPress
6 2 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.68%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.68%) Luigi
7 1 (0.34%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.34%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.34%) IIS
7 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.38%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.70%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.70%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.34%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.34%) Gliffy
8 1 (0.34%) InDesign
8 1 (0.34%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.34%) Actimize
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.34%) Magento
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.34%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (0.34%) SAP FI-AR
3 1 (0.34%) SAP FI-BL
3 1 (0.34%) SAP FI-FM
3 1 (0.34%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (2.04%) Office 365
5 4 (1.36%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.36%) IaaS
5 4 (1.36%) PaaS
6 3 (1.02%) Runscope
7 2 (0.68%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.68%) GitHub
7 2 (0.68%) npm
7 2 (0.68%) SaaS
8 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.34%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.34%) Boomi
8 1 (0.34%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.34%) Firebase
8 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.34%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.38%) Firewall
1 7 (2.38%) Network Security
2 4 (1.36%) Internet
3 3 (1.02%) Wireless
4 2 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.68%) HTTP
4 2 (0.68%) LAN
4 2 (0.68%) VPN
4 2 (0.68%) WAN
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.34%) DWDM
5 1 (0.34%) Intranet
5 1 (0.34%) MPLS
5 1 (0.34%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.40%) Big Data
3 10 (3.40%) MongoDB
3 10 (3.40%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.06%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.04%) Data Lake
6 6 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.70%) Apache Hive
7 5 (1.70%) Power BI
8 4 (1.36%) DB2
8 4 (1.36%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.68%) HBase
10 2 (0.68%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (10.20%) JIRA
2 28 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 27 (9.18%) Selenium
4 26 (8.84%) Jenkins
5 14 (4.76%) TeamCity
6 12 (4.08%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.72%) CircleCI
8 8 (2.72%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.72%) gulp
8 8 (2.72%) Jasmine
8 8 (2.72%) JIRA Agile
8 8 (2.72%) Maven
8 8 (2.72%) SpecFlow
8 8 (2.72%) webpack
9 7 (2.38%) Grunt
9 7 (2.38%) JUnit
10 5 (1.70%) Ant
10 5 (1.70%) Axure RP
10 5 (1.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 70 (23.81%) Finance
2 35 (11.90%) Banking
3 27 (9.18%) Financial Institution
3 27 (9.18%) Marketing
4 9 (3.06%) Legal
5 8 (2.72%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.04%) Games
7 5 (1.70%) Advertising
7 5 (1.70%) Law
8 4 (1.36%) Back Office
8 4 (1.36%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.02%) Front Office
10 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.34%) French Language
10 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
10 1 (0.34%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.34%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 81 (27.55%) Developer
2 52 (17.69%) Analyst
3 32 (10.88%) Architect
4 29 (9.86%) Business Analyst
5 20 (6.80%) Angular Developer
6 19 (6.46%) Senior Developer
6 19 (6.46%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (6.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 14 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 14 (4.76%) React Developer
9 13 (4.42%) Insight Analyst
9 13 (4.42%) Java Developer
10 12 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (4.08%) Marketing Analyst
11 11 (3.74%) Marketing Insight Analyst
11 11 (3.74%) Project Manager
11 11 (3.74%) SQL Developer
12 10 (3.40%) Digital Architect
13 9 (3.06%) Data Insight Analyst
13 9 (3.06%) Insight Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.90%) CSS
2 33 (11.22%) .NET
3 32 (10.88%) HTML
4 31 (10.54%) React
5 23 (7.82%) AngularJS
6 18 (6.12%) Redux
7 16 (5.44%) ASP.NET
7 16 (5.44%) HTML5
8 15 (5.10%) REST
9 14 (4.76%) Node.js
10 13 (4.42%) CSS3
10 13 (4.42%) Sass
10 13 (4.42%) Web Services
11 12 (4.08%) Spring
12 11 (3.74%) J2EE
13 10 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 9 (3.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (2.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 8 (2.72%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.95%) User Experience
2 26 (8.84%) Equities
2 26 (8.84%) Fixed Income
3 19 (6.46%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.40%) Mobile App
7 9 (3.06%) Fintech
8 8 (2.72%) Animation
9 6 (2.04%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.04%) Marketing Technology
9 6 (2.04%) Social Media
10 5 (1.70%) EPoS
10 5 (1.70%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.36%) PMI
12 3 (1.02%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.02%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.02%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.68%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.76%) Windows
2 10 (3.40%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.04%) Android
4 5 (1.70%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.70%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.02%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.68%) Linux
6 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.34%) CentOS
7 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.34%) Unix
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (20.75%) E-Commerce
3 44 (14.97%) Scrum
4 35 (11.90%) Analytics
5 30 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 30 (10.20%) DevOps
5 30 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (9.52%) Asset Management
7 27 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (8.16%) TDD
8 24 (8.16%) Test Automation
9 22 (7.48%) Front End Development
9 22 (7.48%) Mentoring
10 20 (6.80%) Kanban
10 20 (6.80%) SOA
10 20 (6.80%) Software Engineering
11 19 (6.46%) MVC
12 17 (5.78%) Microservices
12 17 (5.78%) Project Management
13 16 (5.44%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (14.63%) C#
1 43 (14.63%) SQL
2 42 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 36 (12.24%) Java
4 12 (4.08%) Python
5 8 (2.72%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.38%) Scala
6 7 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.04%) TypeScript
8 4 (1.36%) Ruby
8 4 (1.36%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.36%) VB
9 3 (1.02%) ES6
10 2 (0.68%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.68%) C
10 2 (0.68%) C++
10 2 (0.68%) Java 8
10 2 (0.68%) PHP
11 1 (0.34%) Perl
11 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (9.18%) Degree
2 10 (3.40%) CISSP
2 10 (3.40%) PMI Certification
3 8 (2.72%) PMP
4 7 (2.38%) CISM
5 6 (2.04%) ISEB
6 4 (1.36%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.36%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.02%) CISA
7 3 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.02%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.02%) MBA
7 3 (1.02%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (1.02%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 3 (1.02%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.68%) APMG
8 2 (0.68%) CCNP
8 2 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.34%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (0.34%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.84%) QA
2 12 (4.08%) GDPR
2 12 (4.08%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.02%) MiFID
5 3 (1.02%) PMO
5 3 (1.02%) SLA
6 2 (0.68%) PSD2
7 1 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.34%) GCP
7 1 (0.34%) SEPA
7 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (4.76%) Docker
2 3 (1.02%) vCloud
3 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.68%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.68%) HDFS
4 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (4.08%) Terraform
2 4 (1.36%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.36%) Prometheus
3 3 (1.02%) Ansible
3 3 (1.02%) Grafana
3 3 (1.02%) Graphite
3 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.02%) Packer
4 2 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.68%) SCCM
5 1 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.34%) Kibana
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.34%) Puppet
5 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (7.48%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.76%) Oracle
3 10 (3.40%) Adobe
4 9 (3.06%) Tableau
5 6 (2.04%) Demandware
5 6 (2.04%) Google
6 5 (1.70%) Cisco
6 5 (1.70%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.36%) Cadence
7 4 (1.36%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.36%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.02%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.02%) Dynatrace
8 3 (1.02%) hybris
8 3 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.02%) SAP
8 3 (1.02%) Splunk
8 3 (1.02%) Temenos
9 2 (0.68%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.68%) MapR