Period
to 20 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 20 February 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 40 49
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 2,059 2,048 1,809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.39% 4.99% 4.10%
As % of the General category 9.68% 11.40% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,450 1,403 1,175
London median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £281 £306 £275
90th Percentile £613 £638 £600
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 13
London median hourly rate £21.90 £16.29 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.44% -40.76% +73.39%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £71.25 £145.50 £45.00
England median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -4.29% +25.00% -0.28%

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 21,278 17,959 20,325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 45.34% 43.77% 46.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,387 12,801 14,325
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.44%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £291
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 195 225
London median hourly rate £22.01 £24.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.84% +8.49% +5.88%
10th Percentile £13.58 £11.28 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.12 £64.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +14.88%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in London

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in London

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in London over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in London

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in London

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in London over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Retail in London

Retail
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Central London -17 314 £498 +4.74% 142
West London -14 125 £470 +34.29% 117
North London +2 42 £475 +181.48% 12
East London 0 27 £538 +55.80% 27
South London -59 26 £375 +17.19% 17
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 608 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
2 540 (26.23%) E-Commerce
3 366 (17.78%) Finance
4 231 (11.22%) Java
5 210 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 206 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 202 (9.81%) TDD
8 197 (9.57%) Project Management
9 181 (8.79%) Scrum
10 177 (8.60%) SQL
11 176 (8.55%) Microsoft
12 168 (8.16%) HTML
13 164 (7.97%) Microsoft Azure
14 163 (7.92%) Analytics
14 163 (7.92%) CSS
15 152 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
16 149 (7.24%) DevOps
17 147 (7.14%) Marketing
18 143 (6.95%) Python
19 135 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
20 130 (6.31%) Banking
21 125 (6.07%) Oracle
22 123 (5.97%) CRM
23 121 (5.88%) .NET
24 116 (5.63%) Windows
25 115 (5.59%) BDD
26 114 (5.54%) C#
27 112 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
28 111 (5.39%) Degree
28 111 (5.39%) User Experience

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 69 (3.35%) WebSphere
2 62 (3.01%) Apache Spark
3 39 (1.89%) CMS
4 37 (1.80%) SAS
5 31 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (1.07%) SharePoint
7 21 (1.02%) Confluence
8 20 (0.97%) Apache
9 14 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 14 (0.68%) Tomcat
10 13 (0.63%) Apache Pig
11 12 (0.58%) Skype for Business
12 9 (0.44%) Mule
13 8 (0.39%) JBoss
14 7 (0.34%) MS Exchange
14 7 (0.34%) nginx
15 6 (0.29%) Commerce Server
15 6 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
16 5 (0.24%) IIS
16 5 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 79 (3.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (1.12%) Photoshop
5 19 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.58%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.39%) Chatbot
8 7 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (0.24%) SPSS
11 2 (0.097%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.049%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.049%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.049%) Gephi
12 1 (0.049%) HipChat
12 1 (0.049%) InDesign
12 1 (0.049%) InVision
12 1 (0.049%) Stata
Business Applications
1 62 (3.01%) Dynamics AX
2 40 (1.94%) Magento
3 28 (1.36%) Oracle Retail
4 19 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
5 16 (0.78%) SAP Retail
6 15 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (0.53%) NetSuite
7 11 (0.53%) SAP CO
7 11 (0.53%) SAP FI
7 11 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
8 10 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 8 (0.39%) SAP CAR
9 8 (0.39%) SAP SD
10 7 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 6 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
12 5 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
13 4 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
13 4 (0.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 164 (7.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 152 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (2.38%) SaaS
4 47 (2.28%) Office 365
5 40 (1.94%) GitHub
6 26 (1.26%) IaaS
7 25 (1.21%) Google Analytics
8 20 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
8 20 (0.97%) PaaS
9 16 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
11 11 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
12 9 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.39%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (0.34%) Dialogflow
14 7 (0.34%) Serverless
15 6 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 6 (0.29%) Trello
16 5 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.14%) Internet
2 29 (1.41%) Firewall
3 26 (1.26%) WAN
4 20 (0.97%) LAN
5 14 (0.68%) HTTP
5 14 (0.68%) MPLS
5 14 (0.68%) Skype
6 13 (0.63%) DNS
6 13 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.63%) VPN
7 12 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (0.49%) FTP
8 10 (0.49%) SMS
9 9 (0.44%) Wireless
10 8 (0.39%) DHCP
10 8 (0.39%) Network Security
10 8 (0.39%) VoIP
11 7 (0.34%) WLAN
12 5 (0.24%) PBX
12 5 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 79 (3.84%) Big Data
3 59 (2.87%) Hadoop
4 56 (2.72%) Relational Database
5 55 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
6 44 (2.14%) MySQL
7 43 (2.09%) NoSQL
8 30 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 29 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (1.17%) MongoDB
11 23 (1.12%) Power BI
12 22 (1.07%) Apache Hive
13 18 (0.87%) RDBMS
14 17 (0.83%) HBase
14 17 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (0.73%) SAP HANA
16 13 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
17 11 (0.53%) Geospatial Data
18 10 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 100 (4.86%) Git (software)
2 68 (3.30%) Jenkins
3 56 (2.72%) JIRA
4 44 (2.14%) TeamCity
5 41 (1.99%) Selenium
6 32 (1.55%) Maven
7 30 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 19 (0.92%) Cucumber
10 18 (0.87%) NUnit
11 16 (0.78%) Jasmine
11 16 (0.78%) JUnit
11 16 (0.78%) WebDriver
12 15 (0.73%) Axure RP
12 15 (0.73%) webpack
13 14 (0.68%) Visual Studio
14 13 (0.63%) SpecFlow
15 12 (0.58%) Gradle
16 11 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
17 10 (0.49%) Subversion
General
1 366 (17.78%) Finance
2 147 (7.14%) Marketing
3 130 (6.31%) Banking
4 49 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 39 (1.89%) Legal
6 33 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 32 (1.55%) Advertising
8 31 (1.51%) Games
9 27 (1.31%) Retail Banking
10 24 (1.17%) Back Office
10 24 (1.17%) Financial Institution
11 18 (0.87%) Law
12 16 (0.78%) Retail Finance
13 14 (0.68%) Electronics
14 11 (0.53%) Front Office
14 11 (0.53%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.49%) German Language
16 9 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.34%) French Language
17 7 (0.34%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 461 (22.39%) Developer
2 395 (19.18%) Analyst
3 234 (11.36%) Business Analyst
4 230 (11.17%) Project Manager
5 191 (9.28%) Architect
6 101 (4.91%) Consultant
7 90 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
8 88 (4.27%) Senior Developer
9 71 (3.45%) Retail Business Analyst
10 66 (3.21%) Java Developer
11 62 (3.01%) Designer
12 55 (2.67%) DevOps Engineer
13 54 (2.62%) .NET Developer
14 51 (2.48%) IT Manager
15 48 (2.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 43 (2.09%) React Developer
17 42 (2.04%) E-Commerce Manager
17 42 (2.04%) Full Stack Developer
18 40 (1.94%) Data Scientist
18 40 (1.94%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (8.16%) HTML
2 163 (7.92%) CSS
3 121 (5.88%) .NET
4 106 (5.15%) React
5 90 (4.37%) Node.js
6 82 (3.98%) AngularJS
7 64 (3.11%) Web Services
8 55 (2.67%) jQuery
9 54 (2.62%) ASP.NET
9 54 (2.62%) REST
10 50 (2.43%) Spring
11 48 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 48 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 48 (2.33%) HTML5
12 42 (2.04%) XML
13 41 (1.99%) J2EE
14 38 (1.85%) CSS3
14 38 (1.85%) Sass
15 34 (1.65%) Redux
16 32 (1.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 135 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (5.39%) User Experience
3 75 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 72 (3.50%) EPoS
5 55 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
6 38 (1.85%) Algorithms
6 38 (1.85%) Blog
6 38 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 37 (1.80%) FMCG
8 31 (1.51%) Public Cloud
9 25 (1.21%) Credit Risk
9 25 (1.21%) Fintech
10 21 (1.02%) Data Centre
11 20 (0.97%) Management Information System
12 17 (0.83%) Online Games
13 16 (0.78%) Virtual Team
14 13 (0.63%) Social Media
15 12 (0.58%) Cyberthreat
15 12 (0.58%) Equities
15 12 (0.58%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 116 (5.63%) Windows
2 74 (3.59%) Linux
3 66 (3.21%) Android
4 56 (2.72%) Apple iOS
5 54 (2.62%) Unix
6 25 (1.21%) Windows Server
7 24 (1.17%) Windows 7
8 23 (1.12%) Windows 10
9 14 (0.68%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.44%) Nucleus RTOS
11 8 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.29%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.24%) CentOS
14 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.19%) CoreOS
15 4 (0.19%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.097%) Fedora
16 2 (0.097%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
2 540 (26.23%) E-Commerce
3 210 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 202 (9.81%) TDD
5 197 (9.57%) Project Management
6 181 (8.79%) Scrum
7 163 (7.92%) Analytics
8 149 (7.24%) DevOps
9 123 (5.97%) CRM
10 115 (5.59%) BDD
11 112 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
12 104 (5.05%) Microservices
13 100 (4.86%) ERP
14 97 (4.71%) Migration
15 95 (4.61%) MVC
16 92 (4.47%) Business Analysis
17 85 (4.13%) Test Automation
18 83 (4.03%) ITIL
19 80 (3.89%) Continuous Integration
20 74 (3.59%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 231 (11.22%) Java
2 206 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 177 (8.60%) SQL
4 143 (6.95%) Python
5 114 (5.54%) C#
6 66 (3.21%) PHP
7 49 (2.38%) R
8 46 (2.23%) Scala
9 40 (1.94%) PowerShell
10 31 (1.51%) ES6
11 22 (1.07%) C
11 22 (1.07%) Shell Script
11 22 (1.07%) T-SQL
12 21 (1.02%) C++
12 21 (1.02%) Ruby
13 20 (0.97%) Go
14 17 (0.83%) Apple Swift
14 17 (0.83%) Objective-C
15 16 (0.78%) VBA
16 15 (0.73%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 111 (5.39%) Degree
2 28 (1.36%) PMP
3 25 (1.21%) Security Cleared
4 22 (1.07%) SC Cleared
5 21 (1.02%) PMI Certification
6 17 (0.83%) PhD
7 14 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (0.63%) CISSP
8 13 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (0.58%) CISA
10 9 (0.44%) ISEB
10 9 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.34%) Master's Degree
12 6 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.29%) CISM
12 6 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.24%) ACCA
13 5 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.24%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.27%) QA
2 53 (2.57%) GDPR
3 37 (1.80%) PCI DSS
4 34 (1.65%) PMO
5 23 (1.12%) Data Quality
6 22 (1.07%) SLA
7 21 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (0.73%) IFRS
9 13 (0.63%) IFRS 9
10 7 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.24%) GCP
12 4 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 2 (0.097%) MiFID
14 2 (0.097%) WCAG
15 1 (0.049%) AIFMD
15 1 (0.049%) COBIT
15 1 (0.049%) FINREP
15 1 (0.049%) PMBOK
15 1 (0.049%) Solvency II
System Software
1 74 (3.59%) Docker
2 52 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.78%) vCloud
5 12 (0.58%) HDFS
6 10 (0.49%) Apache Flume
6 10 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.34%) vSphere
8 6 (0.29%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.19%) XenApp
10 3 (0.15%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.097%) Firmware
11 2 (0.097%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.097%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.049%) iptables
12 1 (0.049%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.049%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.049%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (1.89%) Ansible
1 39 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (1.75%) Terraform
3 30 (1.46%) Kubernetes
4 29 (1.41%) Puppet
5 18 (0.87%) SCCM
6 10 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
7 9 (0.44%) Mesos
8 7 (0.34%) logstash
8 7 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.29%) vCenter Server
10 5 (0.24%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.24%) Nessus
10 5 (0.24%) Netcool
10 5 (0.24%) Packer
11 4 (0.19%) Kibana
11 4 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.19%) SCOM
11 4 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
12 3 (0.15%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 176 (8.55%) Microsoft
2 125 (6.07%) Oracle
3 101 (4.91%) SAP
4 66 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
5 63 (3.06%) hybris
6 55 (2.67%) Google
7 52 (2.53%) Adobe
8 41 (1.99%) IBM
9 39 (1.89%) Demandware
10 36 (1.75%) ATG
10 36 (1.75%) Tableau
11 31 (1.51%) VMware
12 23 (1.12%) Cisco
13 22 (1.07%) JDA
13 22 (1.07%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 16 (0.78%) Capita
15 15 (0.73%) Apple
16 14 (0.68%) Alteryx
17 13 (0.63%) RedPrairie
17 13 (0.63%) Remedy