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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
England / London
Rank 36 41 34
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7  
Contract jobs citing Retail 989 1072 1139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 5.11% 4.84% 5.29%
As % of the General category 11.41% 10.84% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 712 750
Median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £410
% change year-on-year +2.40% +1.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 9
Median hourly rate £150.00 £45.00 £15.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% +199.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.13 £19.25
% change year-on-year +52.38% -31.81%  

Retail is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 8671 9889 9922
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 44.79% 44.66% 46.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6082 7172 7012
Median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 106 113
Median hourly rate £22.75 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +18.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £55.00 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Retail as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in London

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +33 129 £475 +5.55% 62
Uxbridge +13 10 £500 -
Harrow +13 4 £294 -36.31%
Hammersmith 0 3 £600 +118.18% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £488 -
Croydon +6 2 £263 -44.73%
Chessington +2 2 £300 -
Moorgate +2 2 - -
West Drayton -1 2 £350 -26.31% 2
Canary Wharf -9 2 £290 -38.94%
Heathrow - 2 £213 -
Hayes +3 1 £225 -47.05%
West End of London -5 1 - - 3
Bromley - 1 £150 -
Romford - 1 £150 -
Twickenham - 1 £150 -
Paddington - 1 £475 -
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 567 (26.91%) Agile Software Development
2 480 (22.78%) Finance
3 418 (19.84%) E-Commerce
4 407 (19.32%) Banking
5 264 (12.53%) Retail Banking
6 263 (12.48%) Java
7 253 (12.01%) SQL
8 244 (11.58%) Microsoft
9 240 (11.39%) Oracle
9 240 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 199 (9.44%) JavaScript
11 183 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
12 181 (8.59%) Project Management
13 176 (8.35%) Windows
14 173 (8.21%) HTML
15 168 (7.97%) Scrum
16 155 (7.36%) CSS
16 155 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
17 154 (7.31%) User Experience
18 153 (7.26%) Analytics
19 146 (6.93%) SAP
20 137 (6.50%) TDD
21 135 (6.41%) MS Excel
22 126 (5.98%) SQL Server
23 121 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
24 119 (5.65%) CRM
25 118 (5.60%) DevOps
26 116 (5.51%) Marketing
27 113 (5.36%) Business Analysis
28 111 (5.27%) Amazon AWS

Retail
Top Related 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 76 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 63 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 54 (2.56%) CMS
4 43 (2.04%) Confluence
5 40 (1.90%) Apache Spark
6 36 (1.71%) SAS
7 31 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 30 (1.42%) Skype for Business
9 28 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
10 27 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 26 (1.23%) Apache
12 22 (1.04%) Apache Pig
12 22 (1.04%) MS Exchange
13 20 (0.95%) JBoss
14 16 (0.76%) Tomcat
15 12 (0.57%) IBM Notes
15 12 (0.57%) WebLogic
16 11 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
16 11 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
16 11 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 135 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 82 (3.89%) MS Office
3 32 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (0.90%) MS Project
4 19 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
6 7 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.24%) SPSS
8 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.095%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.095%) HipChat
10 2 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.047%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.047%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 49 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
1 49 (2.33%) Oracle Retail
2 46 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 36 (1.71%) SAP Retail
4 32 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
5 15 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
6 14 (0.66%) Magento
6 14 (0.66%) SAP FI
7 13 (0.62%) Eikon
8 12 (0.57%) SAP CO
8 12 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
9 11 (0.52%) SAP SD
10 9 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
10 9 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
11 8 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
11 8 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
11 8 (0.38%) SAP FSCM
11 8 (0.38%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 121 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 111 (5.27%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (2.47%) Office 365
4 33 (1.57%) GitHub
5 24 (1.14%) PaaS
5 24 (1.14%) Yammer
6 19 (0.90%) IaaS
6 19 (0.90%) SaaS
7 13 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.43%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
13 4 (0.19%) Basecamp
13 4 (0.19%) G Suite
14 3 (0.14%) AdWords
14 3 (0.14%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.14%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 39 (1.85%) Firewall
2 35 (1.66%) Internet
3 34 (1.61%) LAN
4 28 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 27 (1.28%) Network Security
5 27 (1.28%) VPN
6 26 (1.23%) WAN
7 23 (1.09%) HTTP
8 21 (1.00%) DNS
9 15 (0.71%) Wireless
10 14 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (0.52%) SAN
12 9 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (0.43%) Intranet
12 9 (0.43%) Skype
12 9 (0.43%) SSL
13 8 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (0.33%) MPLS
15 6 (0.28%) IPv4
15 6 (0.28%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 83 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
3 77 (3.65%) Hadoop
4 76 (3.61%) Big Data
5 66 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 59 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 53 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (1.61%) Apache Hive
9 27 (1.28%) NoSQL
10 26 (1.23%) Relational Database
11 25 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
12 22 (1.04%) QlikView
13 21 (1.00%) Endeca
13 21 (1.00%) MongoDB
14 20 (0.95%) MySQL
14 20 (0.95%) Oracle Database
14 20 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
15 19 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
16 16 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 15 (0.71%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 108 (5.13%) JIRA
2 106 (5.03%) Jenkins
3 77 (3.65%) Git (software)
4 74 (3.51%) Selenium
5 33 (1.57%) Maven
6 27 (1.28%) JUnit
7 26 (1.23%) Gradle
8 22 (1.04%) Cucumber
8 22 (1.04%) Subversion
9 21 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (0.95%) WebDriver
11 15 (0.71%) Mockito
11 15 (0.71%) Spock
12 14 (0.66%) SoapUI
13 12 (0.57%) Axure RP
13 12 (0.57%) gulp
13 12 (0.57%) Jasmine
14 11 (0.52%) TeamCity
15 9 (0.43%) Mocha
15 9 (0.43%) Travis CI
General
1 480 (22.78%) Finance
2 407 (19.32%) Banking
3 264 (12.53%) Retail Banking
4 116 (5.51%) Marketing
5 63 (2.99%) Advertising
6 52 (2.47%) Legal
7 47 (2.23%) Telecoms
8 41 (1.95%) Investment Banking
9 33 (1.57%) Manufacturing
10 30 (1.42%) Financial Institution
11 29 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 28 (1.33%) Corporate Banking
12 28 (1.33%) Games
13 25 (1.19%) Back Office
14 16 (0.76%) Front Office
14 16 (0.76%) Law
15 15 (0.71%) Private Banking
16 6 (0.28%) Online Betting
16 6 (0.28%) Publishing
17 5 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 437 (20.74%) Developer
2 384 (18.22%) Analyst
3 213 (10.11%) Project Manager
4 204 (9.68%) Business Analyst
5 201 (9.54%) Architect
6 158 (7.50%) Consultant
7 78 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
8 63 (2.99%) Java Developer
9 62 (2.94%) Designer
10 61 (2.90%) Retail Business Analyst
11 54 (2.56%) Senior Developer
12 51 (2.42%) Programme Manager
13 40 (1.90%) SAP Consultant
14 39 (1.85%) Senior Manager
14 39 (1.85%) UI Developer
15 35 (1.66%) Digital Project Manager
15 35 (1.66%) E-Commerce Manager
15 35 (1.66%) Support Engineer
16 34 (1.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 32 (1.52%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (8.21%) HTML
2 155 (7.36%) CSS
3 103 (4.89%) Web Services
4 98 (4.65%) .NET
5 92 (4.37%) HTML5
6 70 (3.32%) AngularJS
7 66 (3.13%) CSS3
8 63 (2.99%) Spring
9 60 (2.85%) J2EE
10 58 (2.75%) RESTful
11 55 (2.61%) XML
12 53 (2.52%) SOAP
13 48 (2.28%) Node.js
14 47 (2.23%) JSON
15 46 (2.18%) REST
16 36 (1.71%) React
17 32 (1.52%) Middleware
18 30 (1.42%) Sass
19 29 (1.38%) ASP.NET
20 26 (1.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 183 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
2 154 (7.31%) User Experience
3 77 (3.65%) Management Information System
4 55 (2.61%) Mobile App
5 45 (2.14%) EPoS
6 39 (1.85%) FMCG
7 38 (1.80%) Data Centre
8 36 (1.71%) Equities
8 36 (1.71%) iPad
9 33 (1.57%) Social Media
10 32 (1.52%) Computer Science
11 30 (1.42%) Fixed Income
12 24 (1.14%) iPhone
13 23 (1.09%) Algorithms
13 23 (1.09%) Blackberry
14 21 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (0.85%) Credit Risk
16 14 (0.66%) Virtual Team
17 13 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 12 (0.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 176 (8.35%) Windows
2 87 (4.13%) Linux
3 68 (3.23%) Unix
4 55 (2.61%) Apple iOS
5 42 (1.99%) Windows Server
6 38 (1.80%) Android
7 35 (1.66%) Windows 7
8 16 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (0.71%) Mac OS
9 15 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (0.66%) Mac OS X
11 13 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.52%) Windows 10
14 10 (0.47%) AIX
14 10 (0.47%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.43%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 4 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 567 (26.91%) Agile Software Development
2 418 (19.84%) E-Commerce
3 240 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 181 (8.59%) Project Management
5 168 (7.97%) Scrum
6 155 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
7 153 (7.26%) Analytics
8 137 (6.50%) TDD
9 119 (5.65%) CRM
10 118 (5.60%) DevOps
11 113 (5.36%) Business Analysis
12 109 (5.17%) ERP
13 103 (4.89%) Migration
14 92 (4.37%) Waterfall
15 91 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
16 85 (4.03%) SDLC
17 84 (3.99%) ITIL
18 82 (3.89%) BDD
19 68 (3.23%) PRINCE2
20 65 (3.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 263 (12.48%) Java
2 253 (12.01%) SQL
3 199 (9.44%) JavaScript
4 107 (5.08%) C#
5 70 (3.32%) Python
6 47 (2.23%) T-SQL
7 41 (1.95%) Scala
8 31 (1.47%) Shell Script
9 25 (1.19%) Apple Swift
9 25 (1.19%) R
10 23 (1.09%) Objective-C
10 23 (1.09%) Ruby
10 23 (1.09%) VBA
11 22 (1.04%) Bash Shell
12 21 (1.00%) C
13 20 (0.95%) Perl
14 16 (0.76%) PHP
14 16 (0.76%) PowerShell
15 15 (0.71%) C++
16 13 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 106 (5.03%) Degree
2 34 (1.61%) ISEB
3 23 (1.09%) CISSP
4 18 (0.85%) PMP
5 15 (0.71%) PMI Certification
5 15 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 14 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (0.62%) MCP
8 12 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (0.57%) CISM
8 12 (0.57%) MCSE
8 12 (0.57%) Network+ Certification
9 11 (0.52%) CISA
9 11 (0.52%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.47%) Security Cleared
11 9 (0.43%) SC Cleared
12 8 (0.38%) MCSA
13 7 (0.33%) SAS Certification
14 6 (0.28%) CNA
14 6 (0.28%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.08%) QA
2 47 (2.23%) PMO
3 25 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 22 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.52%) GDPR
5 11 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.52%) SLA
6 10 (0.47%) SDET
7 9 (0.43%) MiFID
8 7 (0.33%) WCAG
9 5 (0.24%) FATCA
9 5 (0.24%) IFRS
9 5 (0.24%) IFRS 9
9 5 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.19%) Basel III
10 4 (0.19%) COBIT
10 4 (0.19%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.14%) SEPA
12 2 (0.095%) EMIR
System Software
1 82 (3.89%) Active Directory
2 55 (2.61%) Docker
3 21 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.28%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.28%) vSphere
8 5 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.24%) HDFS
9 4 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.047%) Firmware
11 1 (0.047%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 1 (0.047%) KVM
11 1 (0.047%) OpenSSH
11 1 (0.047%) SRDF
11 1 (0.047%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 67 (3.18%) Ansible
2 45 (2.14%) Puppet
3 39 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (0.85%) Terraform
5 17 (0.81%) SCCM
6 7 (0.33%) Oozie
7 6 (0.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
9 4 (0.19%) Nagios
10 3 (0.14%) Consul
10 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.14%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.095%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 2 (0.095%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.095%) Mesos
11 2 (0.095%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.095%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.095%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 244 (11.58%) Microsoft
2 240 (11.39%) Oracle
3 146 (6.93%) SAP
4 64 (3.04%) Adobe
4 64 (3.04%) IBM
5 48 (2.28%) ATG
6 47 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
7 44 (2.09%) VMware
8 43 (2.04%) hybris
9 35 (1.66%) Cisco
10 28 (1.33%) Infor
11 25 (1.19%) Google
12 24 (1.14%) Tableau
13 21 (1.00%) Citrix
13 21 (1.00%) Hortonworks
13 21 (1.00%) Splunk
14 20 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
15 18 (0.85%) ServiceNow
16 17 (0.81%) Cloudera
17 15 (0.71%) Red Hat
Central London / West End
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £200 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum + 6 month contract
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Drayton, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £120 - £130 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Vadis People
Rate: c£55,000 - £65,000 Pro Rota
Posted: 3 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £475 - £550 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £520 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £550 - £650 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £550.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Vadis People
Rate: c£60,000 - £65,000 Pro Rota
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £550.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £250- £290 / day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 6 days ago