Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 53 75
Rank change year-on-year -25 +22 -20
Contract jobs citing Retail 229 266 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.20% 4.07% 2.81%
As % of the General category 5.76% 7.77% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 179 183
City of London median daily rate £475 £490 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.06% +15.29% -5.56%
10th Percentile £339 £363 £290
90th Percentile £625 £663 £599
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £439
% change year-on-year +2.63% +8.32% +3.18%
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 3976 3423 4518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 55.64% 52.40% 54.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3188 2720 3519
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £325 £317 £294
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £485
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 45
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +13.51%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.90 £12.00
90th Percentile £38.60 £51.10 £40.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £21.13
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.33% +14.19%

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 December 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

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 December 2017. 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 - 4 - -
Retail
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 102 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (27.95%) E-Commerce
3 48 (20.96%) Finance
4 41 (17.90%) Java
5 38 (16.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (16.16%) JavaScript
7 32 (13.97%) Selenium
8 31 (13.54%) SQL
9 27 (11.79%) HTML
9 27 (11.79%) CSS
9 27 (11.79%) TDD
10 26 (11.35%) Banking
11 23 (10.04%) Microsoft Azure
12 22 (9.61%) AngularJS
12 22 (9.61%) C#
12 22 (9.61%) User Experience
13 21 (9.17%) MVC
14 20 (8.73%) Project Management
14 20 (8.73%) JIRA
15 19 (8.30%) Test Automation
15 19 (8.30%) Web Services
15 19 (8.30%) Scrum
15 19 (8.30%) React
16 18 (7.86%) Spring
16 18 (7.86%) .NET
17 16 (6.99%) Microsoft
17 16 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
17 16 (6.99%) REST
18 15 (6.55%) Marketing
19 14 (6.11%) Front End Development

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 (4.80%) JBoss
2 6 (2.62%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.75%) CMS
3 4 (1.75%) Jetty
3 4 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.31%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.87%) Confluence
5 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.44%) DNN
6 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (2.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 6 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.18%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.18%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (1.75%) Magento
3 3 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.31%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.87%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.44%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.44%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.44%) Odoo
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.44%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.44%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.75%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 3 (1.31%) BrowserStack
4 3 (1.31%) GitHub
4 3 (1.31%) SaaS
4 3 (1.31%) vREST
5 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.44%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.44%) IaaS
6 1 (0.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.18%) HTTP
2 3 (1.31%) DNS
2 3 (1.31%) Internet
2 3 (1.31%) MPLS
2 3 (1.31%) VPLS
3 2 (0.87%) Network Security
4 1 (0.44%) LDAP
4 1 (0.44%) Skype
4 1 (0.44%) SSL
4 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.18%) Power BI
5 3 (1.31%) Big Data
5 3 (1.31%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.31%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.31%) OLTP
5 3 (1.31%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.87%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.87%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.87%) MySQL
6 2 (0.87%) OLAP
6 2 (0.87%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (0.87%) QlikView
6 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (13.97%) Selenium
2 20 (8.73%) JIRA
3 13 (5.68%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.37%) Axure RP
4 10 (4.37%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.37%) JIRA Agile
4 10 (4.37%) TeamCity
5 9 (3.93%) SoapUI
6 8 (3.49%) Jasmine
7 7 (3.06%) Maven
8 6 (2.62%) Ant
8 6 (2.62%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.62%) WebDriver
8 6 (2.62%) webpack
9 5 (2.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (2.18%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.75%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.31%) Bower
11 3 (1.31%) Grunt
General
1 48 (20.96%) Finance
2 26 (11.35%) Banking
3 15 (6.55%) Marketing
4 9 (3.93%) Games
5 8 (3.49%) Law
5 8 (3.49%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.62%) Advertising
7 5 (2.18%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.75%) Front Office
8 4 (1.75%) Legal
8 4 (1.75%) Retail Finance
9 3 (1.31%) German Language
10 2 (0.87%) Back Office
10 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.44%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (34.50%) Developer
2 46 (20.09%) Analyst
3 31 (13.54%) Business Analyst
4 27 (11.79%) Project Manager
5 25 (10.92%) Java Developer
6 22 (9.61%) Architect
7 19 (8.30%) Senior Developer
8 15 (6.55%) Angular Developer
9 10 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (3.93%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (3.06%) Agile Developer
11 7 (3.06%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (3.06%) Web Developer
12 6 (2.62%) C# Developer
12 6 (2.62%) J2EE Developer
12 6 (2.62%) J2EE Web Developer
12 6 (2.62%) Java Web Developer
12 6 (2.62%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
12 6 (2.62%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.79%) CSS
1 27 (11.79%) HTML
2 22 (9.61%) AngularJS
3 19 (8.30%) React
3 19 (8.30%) Web Services
4 18 (7.86%) .NET
4 18 (7.86%) Spring
5 16 (6.99%) REST
6 14 (6.11%) Node.js
7 13 (5.68%) J2EE
7 13 (5.68%) XML
8 12 (5.24%) ASP.NET
9 11 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (4.80%) SOAP
10 10 (4.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 10 (4.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 9 (3.93%) Sass
12 8 (3.49%) Hibernate
13 7 (3.06%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (3.06%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.61%) User Experience
2 14 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.68%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.06%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.18%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.18%) Online Games
7 3 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.31%) Equities
7 3 (1.31%) Fintech
7 3 (1.31%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.31%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.31%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.87%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.87%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.44%) iPad
9 1 (0.44%) Life Science
9 1 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.93%) Windows
2 8 (3.49%) Apple iOS
2 8 (3.49%) Unix
3 6 (2.62%) Linux
4 3 (1.31%) Android
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (27.95%) E-Commerce
3 38 (16.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (11.79%) TDD
5 21 (9.17%) MVC
6 20 (8.73%) Project Management
7 19 (8.30%) Scrum
7 19 (8.30%) Test Automation
8 14 (6.11%) DevOps
8 14 (6.11%) Front End Development
8 14 (6.11%) SOA
9 13 (5.68%) Analytics
9 13 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (5.68%) Migration
9 13 (5.68%) Open Source
10 12 (5.24%) BDD
10 12 (5.24%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (5.24%) Kanban
10 12 (5.24%) Microservices
11 11 (4.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (17.90%) Java
2 37 (16.16%) JavaScript
3 31 (13.54%) SQL
4 22 (9.61%) C#
5 8 (3.49%) Python
6 6 (2.62%) PHP
7 5 (2.18%) ES6
7 5 (2.18%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.75%) C
9 3 (1.31%) Apple Swift
9 3 (1.31%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.31%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.31%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.87%) R
10 2 (0.87%) Scala
11 1 (0.44%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.44%) Clojure
11 1 (0.44%) Go
11 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (4.37%) Degree
2 5 (2.18%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.75%) ISEB
4 3 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.44%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.44%) PMP
6 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.80%) QA
2 8 (3.49%) GDPR
3 6 (2.62%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.75%) PMO
5 3 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.44%) FATCA
System Software
1 7 (3.06%) Docker
2 3 (1.31%) vCloud
3 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.75%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.87%) Mesos
3 2 (0.87%) Terraform
4 1 (0.44%) Ansible
4 1 (0.44%) logstash
4 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (6.99%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.37%) Adobe
2 10 (4.37%) Oracle
3 8 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (3.06%) SAP
5 5 (2.18%) hybris
6 4 (1.75%) ATG
6 4 (1.75%) Retek
6 4 (1.75%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 3 (1.31%) TSYS
8 2 (0.87%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.87%) PayPal
8 2 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.87%) Temenos
9 1 (0.44%) JDA
9 1 (0.44%) Omniture
9 1 (0.44%) OpenText
9 1 (0.44%) Sage
9 1 (0.44%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.44%) Workday