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 24 June 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
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 30 33
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3  
Contract jobs citing Retail 1099 1269 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 5.38% 5.85% 5.27%
As % of the General category 11.72% 13.28% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 851 821
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £313 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 8
Median hourly rate £12.93 £10.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.30% -52.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £14.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.62 £37.20 £94.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -23.80% +31.25%  

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 9381 9553 10851
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 45.89% 44.07% 46.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6740 7054 7825
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 106 117
Median hourly rate £22.25 £22.26 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.03% -2.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £10.03 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.03 £45.25 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 24 June 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 +2 169 £490 +3.15% 49
Uxbridge +3 19 £70 -87.27% 1
Bromley +9 6 £550 +15.78% 1
Hayes - 5 £375 -
West Drayton - 5 £125 - 1
Moorgate - 4 - -
Brentford +1 3 £225 +57.89%
Canary Wharf -5 3 £288 -28.12%
Stockley Park - 3 £70 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £600 -
West End of London +8 2 £456 +1.38% 6
Harrow +5 2 - -
Chiswick +2 1 £425 -
Hammersmith -9 1 £425 +9.67% 1
Surbiton - 1 £420 - 1
Westminster - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 - -
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 592 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 518 (24.76%) Finance
3 412 (19.69%) Banking
4 399 (19.07%) E-Commerce
5 288 (13.77%) SQL
6 271 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 269 (12.86%) Java
8 262 (12.52%) Retail Banking
9 240 (11.47%) Oracle
10 192 (9.18%) Microsoft
11 189 (9.03%) Project Management
11 189 (9.03%) Scrum
12 182 (8.70%) JavaScript
13 175 (8.37%) TDD
14 174 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
15 160 (7.65%) User Experience
16 155 (7.41%) HTML
17 154 (7.36%) JIRA
18 148 (7.07%) CSS
19 139 (6.64%) SAP
20 133 (6.36%) Marketing
21 127 (6.07%) Analytics
22 122 (5.83%) CRM
23 121 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
24 112 (5.35%) Windows
24 112 (5.35%) Degree
25 110 (5.26%) DevOps
26 108 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
27 107 (5.11%) Jenkins
28 106 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure

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 80 (3.82%) WebSphere
2 55 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 51 (2.44%) CMS
4 47 (2.25%) Confluence
5 35 (1.67%) SAS
6 30 (1.43%) WebLogic
7 28 (1.34%) Tomcat
8 27 (1.29%) JBoss
9 26 (1.24%) Apache
9 26 (1.24%) Apache Spark
10 24 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 20 (0.96%) OpenStack
12 19 (0.91%) Skype for Business
13 16 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 13 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
16 11 (0.53%) Mule
17 10 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
18 8 (0.38%) MS Exchange
18 8 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 71 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 13 (0.62%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.53%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.14%) InDesign
10 3 (0.14%) SPSS
11 2 (0.096%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.096%) ImageReady
12 1 (0.048%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.048%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.048%) InVision
12 1 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.048%) Stata
Business Applications
1 42 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
2 40 (1.91%) Oracle Retail
3 39 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 36 (1.72%) SAP Retail
5 29 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 28 (1.34%) Magento
7 20 (0.96%) Temenos T24
8 18 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
8 18 (0.86%) SAP FI
9 15 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
9 15 (0.72%) SAP CO
9 15 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
10 13 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
11 11 (0.53%) SAP FSCM
11 11 (0.53%) SAP MM
11 11 (0.53%) SAP SD
12 10 (0.48%) OpenText VIM for SAP
13 9 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
14 8 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
14 8 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 108 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (1.91%) Office 365
4 37 (1.77%) GitHub
5 26 (1.24%) SaaS
6 23 (1.10%) PaaS
7 16 (0.76%) Google Analytics
8 15 (0.72%) IaaS
8 15 (0.72%) Yammer
9 14 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
10 11 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.29%) AdWords
13 5 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (0.24%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.24%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
14 4 (0.19%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.67%) Firewall
2 21 (1.00%) Network Security
2 21 (1.00%) VPN
2 21 (1.00%) WAN
3 20 (0.96%) LAN
4 18 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 17 (0.81%) DNS
5 17 (0.81%) Internet
6 16 (0.76%) Wireless
7 14 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (0.67%) HTTP
7 14 (0.67%) MPLS
8 13 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (0.53%) Intranet
10 10 (0.48%) Skype
11 9 (0.43%) SAN
11 9 (0.43%) SSL
11 9 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (0.33%) BGP
12 7 (0.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 62 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (2.49%) Big Data
4 51 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 45 (2.15%) MySQL
6 44 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 43 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 40 (1.91%) NoSQL
9 38 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 37 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
11 29 (1.39%) Relational Database
12 23 (1.10%) DB2
13 20 (0.96%) Endeca
14 18 (0.86%) Apache Hive
14 18 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
15 17 (0.81%) Oracle Database
16 14 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
16 14 (0.67%) DbVisualizer
17 13 (0.62%) MongoDB
17 13 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 154 (7.36%) JIRA
2 107 (5.11%) Jenkins
3 106 (5.07%) Selenium
4 97 (4.64%) Git (software)
5 33 (1.58%) Maven
6 30 (1.43%) Cucumber
6 30 (1.43%) JIRA Agile
7 24 (1.15%) Gradle
7 24 (1.15%) JUnit
7 24 (1.15%) TeamCity
8 20 (0.96%) MSTest
8 20 (0.96%) NUnit
8 20 (0.96%) Subversion
9 18 (0.86%) Axure RP
9 18 (0.86%) Jasmine
10 17 (0.81%) WebDriver
11 16 (0.76%) Mocha
11 16 (0.76%) Mockito
11 16 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (0.62%) Spock
General
1 518 (24.76%) Finance
2 412 (19.69%) Banking
3 262 (12.52%) Retail Banking
4 133 (6.36%) Marketing
5 67 (3.20%) Investment Banking
6 55 (2.63%) Legal
7 46 (2.20%) Advertising
8 42 (2.01%) Telecoms
9 35 (1.67%) Back Office
10 30 (1.43%) Manufacturing
11 27 (1.29%) Private Banking
12 25 (1.20%) Games
13 24 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
14 19 (0.91%) Front Office
15 18 (0.86%) Financial Institution
16 17 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
17 12 (0.57%) Law
18 8 (0.38%) General Ledger
19 7 (0.33%) Electronics
19 7 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 455 (21.75%) Developer
2 404 (19.31%) Analyst
3 243 (11.62%) Project Manager
4 221 (10.56%) Business Analyst
5 162 (7.74%) Architect
6 159 (7.60%) Consultant
7 77 (3.68%) Java Developer
8 72 (3.44%) Retail Business Analyst
9 64 (3.06%) Designer
10 62 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
11 55 (2.63%) Senior Developer
12 50 (2.39%) Angular Developer
13 43 (2.06%) Programme Manager
14 41 (1.96%) IT Manager
15 40 (1.91%) JavaScript Developer
15 40 (1.91%) SAP Consultant
16 39 (1.86%) UX Designer
17 35 (1.67%) Banking Analyst
18 33 (1.58%) Tester
18 33 (1.58%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (7.41%) HTML
2 148 (7.07%) CSS
3 105 (5.02%) .NET
4 102 (4.88%) AngularJS
5 95 (4.54%) Web Services
6 90 (4.30%) Node.js
7 76 (3.63%) React
8 74 (3.54%) HTML5
9 65 (3.11%) CSS3
9 65 (3.11%) Spring
10 63 (3.01%) RESTful
11 56 (2.68%) ASP.NET
11 56 (2.68%) J2EE
12 53 (2.53%) XML
13 45 (2.15%) SOAP
14 42 (2.01%) REST
15 41 (1.96%) JSON
16 36 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
17 34 (1.63%) Sass
18 31 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 174 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
2 160 (7.65%) User Experience
3 65 (3.11%) Management Information System
3 65 (3.11%) Mobile App
4 60 (2.87%) EPoS
5 45 (2.15%) FMCG
6 40 (1.91%) Computer Science
7 39 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
7 39 (1.86%) Mobile Banking
8 30 (1.43%) Social Media
9 28 (1.34%) Data Centre
10 26 (1.24%) iPad
11 23 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (0.81%) Virtual Team
13 16 (0.76%) Algorithms
13 16 (0.76%) Fixed Income
14 15 (0.72%) Credit Risk
14 15 (0.72%) Online Banking
15 14 (0.67%) Client/Server
15 14 (0.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 112 (5.35%) Windows
2 83 (3.97%) Unix
3 81 (3.87%) Linux
4 52 (2.49%) Apple iOS
5 43 (2.06%) Android
6 21 (1.00%) Windows Server
7 19 (0.91%) Windows 7
8 14 (0.67%) Mac OS
8 14 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (0.57%) Windows 10
10 10 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.29%) AIX
13 5 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.24%) Solaris
14 4 (0.19%) SUSE
14 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.048%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.048%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 592 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (19.07%) E-Commerce
3 271 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 189 (9.03%) Project Management
4 189 (9.03%) Scrum
5 175 (8.37%) TDD
6 127 (6.07%) Analytics
7 122 (5.83%) CRM
8 121 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
9 110 (5.26%) DevOps
10 106 (5.07%) Mentoring
11 101 (4.83%) ERP
11 101 (4.83%) Migration
12 99 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
13 97 (4.64%) BDD
13 97 (4.64%) Business Analysis
13 97 (4.64%) ITIL
14 96 (4.59%) Test Automation
15 87 (4.16%) Kanban
16 85 (4.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 288 (13.77%) SQL
2 269 (12.86%) Java
3 182 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 97 (4.64%) C#
5 58 (2.77%) Python
6 30 (1.43%) Shell Script
7 27 (1.29%) PHP
8 26 (1.24%) Scala
9 25 (1.20%) Apple Swift
10 24 (1.15%) Ruby
10 24 (1.15%) T-SQL
11 22 (1.05%) Objective-C
12 21 (1.00%) VBA
13 20 (0.96%) Perl
13 20 (0.96%) R
14 16 (0.76%) Bash Shell
14 16 (0.76%) C
15 15 (0.72%) ES6
16 14 (0.67%) C++
16 14 (0.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (5.35%) Degree
2 31 (1.48%) ISEB
3 28 (1.34%) PMP
3 28 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 25 (1.20%) PMI Certification
5 21 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (0.72%) CISSP
7 11 (0.53%) CISM
8 10 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.38%) Security Cleared
10 7 (0.33%) CFA
10 7 (0.33%) CISA
10 7 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.33%) MBA
11 6 (0.29%) CCNP
11 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.24%) CCIE
12 5 (0.24%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.24%) MCSE
12 5 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (3.63%) QA
2 36 (1.72%) PMO
3 24 (1.15%) GDPR
3 24 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 21 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 21 (1.00%) SLA
5 12 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.43%) MiFID
7 5 (0.24%) COBIT
8 4 (0.19%) Basel III
8 4 (0.19%) FATCA
8 4 (0.19%) IFRS
8 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.19%) WCAG
9 3 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.14%) IFRS 9
9 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.14%) SEPA
10 2 (0.096%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.096%) Solvency II
System Software
1 60 (2.87%) Docker
2 54 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.33%) Apache Flume
6 7 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.14%) HDFS
9 2 (0.096%) KVM
9 2 (0.096%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.096%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.096%) vCloud
9 2 (0.096%) vSphere
10 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.048%) OpenSSH
10 1 (0.048%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.048%) Xen
10 1 (0.048%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 63 (3.01%) Ansible
2 55 (2.63%) Puppet
3 47 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (0.96%) SCCM
5 13 (0.62%) ServiceCenter
6 9 (0.43%) Terraform
7 6 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.24%) OpenAM
8 5 (0.24%) OpenIDM
9 4 (0.19%) Oozie
10 3 (0.14%) Aspera SmartTrack
10 3 (0.14%) Mesos
10 3 (0.14%) Nagios
11 2 (0.096%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.096%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.096%) CloudHub
11 2 (0.096%) Consul
11 2 (0.096%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.096%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.096%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 240 (11.47%) Oracle
2 192 (9.18%) Microsoft
3 139 (6.64%) SAP
4 80 (3.82%) IBM
5 61 (2.92%) Adobe
6 46 (2.20%) hybris
7 42 (2.01%) ATG
8 37 (1.77%) Cisco
9 36 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
10 32 (1.53%) Google
11 28 (1.34%) VMware
12 23 (1.10%) Remedy
12 23 (1.10%) Splunk
13 22 (1.05%) Tableau
14 21 (1.00%) HP
15 15 (0.72%) Apple
15 15 (0.72%) Demandware
15 15 (0.72%) Temenos
15 15 (0.72%) Teradata
16 14 (0.67%) IBM Sterling
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £440 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £499 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Oblix IT
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £470 per day + 6 months
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £700 - £701 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Social Superstore
Rate: From £250 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £420 to £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates or salaries, 6 months contracts
Posted: 4 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago