Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 51 43
Rank change year-on-year -4 -8 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 1,787 2,103 1,963
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.45% 4.68% 4.95%
As % of the General category 10.39% 10.49% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,189 1,502 1,304
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £320 £313 £288
90th Percentile £660 £625 £617
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 7
London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.90 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.84% +46.00% +50.00%
10th Percentile £17.37 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £81.53 £100.00 £146.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year +8.20% -1.61% +18.10%

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 17,198 20,057 18,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 42.86% 44.67% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,912 14,417 12,916
London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £345 £313 £313
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 228 186
London median hourly rate £21.00 £24.00 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +12.28% -2.84%
10th Percentile £12.74 £14.50 £11.33
90th Percentile £53.25 £57.86 £56.88
England median hourly rate £32.24 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +23.99% +4.00% -4.31%

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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 -16 325 £500 +2.56% 96
West London -12 97 £463 -0.80% 44
North London -6 28 £550 +15.79% 2
South London -18 21 £400 +6.67% 8
East London -6 18 £425 -15.00% 16
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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.

1 615 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
2 453 (25.35%) E-Commerce
3 366 (20.48%) Finance
4 238 (13.32%) JavaScript
5 212 (11.86%) Java
6 192 (10.74%) SQL
7 173 (9.68%) Scrum
8 170 (9.51%) Project Management
8 170 (9.51%) Microsoft Azure
9 165 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
10 152 (8.51%) DevOps
11 151 (8.45%) Microsoft
12 150 (8.39%) Analytics
13 146 (8.17%) Microservices
14 145 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 141 (7.89%) Banking
15 141 (7.89%) React
16 137 (7.67%) HTML
17 136 (7.61%) CSS
17 136 (7.61%) Python
18 133 (7.44%) TDD
19 130 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
19 130 (7.27%) Node.js
20 128 (7.16%) Marketing
20 128 (7.16%) JIRA
21 126 (7.05%) Git (software)
21 126 (7.05%) User Experience
22 122 (6.83%) Jenkins
23 119 (6.66%) SAP
24 114 (6.38%) Migration

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 50 (2.80%) WebSphere
2 45 (2.52%) Confluence
3 33 (1.85%) CMS
4 31 (1.73%) Apache Spark
5 23 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 17 (0.95%) SharePoint
6 17 (0.95%) Tomcat
7 14 (0.78%) nginx
8 13 (0.73%) SAS
9 11 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
10 9 (0.50%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.45%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.34%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.28%) Apache
13 5 (0.28%) Magnolia
13 5 (0.28%) WordPress
14 4 (0.22%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 59 (3.30%) Sketch
2 45 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (1.51%) InVision
3 27 (1.51%) Photoshop
4 26 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
5 18 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (0.90%) Zeplin
7 9 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (0.39%) Marvel
9 4 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.22%) SPSS
10 3 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.17%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.17%) FreeHand
10 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.11%) InDesign
11 2 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.11%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 30 (1.68%) SAP Retail
2 28 (1.57%) Oracle Retail
3 22 (1.23%) Magento
4 21 (1.18%) SAP S/4HANA
5 20 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
6 13 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.73%) SAP CO
6 13 (0.73%) SAP FI
6 13 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
7 11 (0.62%) SAP BPC
8 9 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
9 8 (0.45%) Fredhopper
9 8 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
10 7 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.39%) NetSuite
11 6 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.34%) Retail-J
11 6 (0.34%) SAP MDG
12 5 (0.28%) Actimize
12 5 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 170 (9.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 165 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (3.41%) Power Platform
4 53 (2.97%) Office 365
5 42 (2.35%) Serverless
6 41 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 35 (1.96%) PaaS
8 28 (1.57%) SaaS
9 24 (1.34%) Google Analytics
10 22 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
11 19 (1.06%) Amazon S3
11 19 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
11 19 (1.06%) npm
12 17 (0.95%) Azure Functions
13 16 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 15 (0.84%) GitHub
15 14 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
15 14 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
15 14 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.79%) Firewall
1 32 (1.79%) WAN
2 27 (1.51%) LAN
3 15 (0.84%) HTTP
4 14 (0.78%) DNS
4 14 (0.78%) Wireless
5 13 (0.73%) Internet
6 10 (0.56%) BGP
7 9 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (0.50%) OSPF
7 9 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.50%) VPN
8 8 (0.45%) BIG-IP
8 8 (0.45%) Skype
8 8 (0.45%) VPLS
8 8 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.34%) IP Telephony
9 6 (0.34%) MPLS
9 6 (0.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
2 88 (4.92%) SQL Server
3 76 (4.25%) Big Data
4 61 (3.41%) Power BI
5 52 (2.91%) NoSQL
6 44 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
7 42 (2.35%) Relational Database
8 40 (2.24%) MongoDB
9 39 (2.18%) MySQL
9 39 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 34 (1.90%) Hadoop
11 25 (1.40%) Data Lake
11 25 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 24 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (1.12%) Redis
14 16 (0.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 16 (0.90%) SAP BW
15 15 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 15 (0.84%) Cosmos DB
16 13 (0.73%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 128 (7.16%) JIRA
2 126 (7.05%) Git (software)
3 122 (6.83%) Jenkins
4 47 (2.63%) Selenium
4 47 (2.63%) TeamCity
5 28 (1.57%) webpack
6 26 (1.45%) JUnit
7 25 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
8 23 (1.29%) Jasmine
9 19 (1.06%) Axure RP
9 19 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
10 17 (0.95%) Cucumber
10 17 (0.95%) gulp
10 17 (0.95%) Maven
11 16 (0.90%) SpecFlow
12 15 (0.84%) SonarQube
12 15 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (0.78%) Gradle
13 14 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (0.73%) Grunt
General
1 366 (20.48%) Finance
2 141 (7.89%) Banking
3 128 (7.16%) Marketing
4 52 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 48 (2.69%) Financial Institution
6 41 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 37 (2.07%) Games
8 32 (1.79%) Retail Banking
9 27 (1.51%) Legal
10 22 (1.23%) Investment Banking
11 18 (1.01%) Electronics
12 15 (0.84%) Advertising
13 11 (0.62%) Back Office
14 9 (0.50%) Multimedia
15 8 (0.45%) Automotive
15 8 (0.45%) Front Office
15 8 (0.45%) Mandarin Language
16 7 (0.39%) Online Betting
17 6 (0.34%) Law
17 6 (0.34%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 364 (20.37%) Developer
2 251 (14.05%) Analyst
3 221 (12.37%) Architect
4 182 (10.18%) Project Manager
5 145 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 101 (5.65%) Designer
7 93 (5.20%) Consultant
8 91 (5.09%) Solutions Architect
9 55 (3.08%) React Developer
10 45 (2.52%) Data Architect
11 44 (2.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 44 (2.46%) UI Designer
12 42 (2.35%) DevOps Engineer
12 42 (2.35%) UX Designer
13 39 (2.18%) Full Stack Developer
13 39 (2.18%) Retail Business Analyst
14 38 (2.13%) .NET Developer
15 37 (2.07%) Senior Developer
16 36 (2.01%) Java Developer
16 36 (2.01%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (7.89%) React
2 137 (7.67%) HTML
3 136 (7.61%) CSS
4 130 (7.27%) Node.js
5 91 (5.09%) .NET
6 71 (3.97%) AngularJS
6 71 (3.97%) Web Services
7 61 (3.41%) REST
8 59 (3.30%) Redux
9 58 (3.25%) RESTful
10 52 (2.91%) Spring
11 47 (2.63%) Kafka
12 44 (2.46%) Sass
13 41 (2.29%) HTML5
14 35 (1.96%) CSS3
15 32 (1.79%) J2EE
15 32 (1.79%) Spring Boot
16 25 (1.40%) JSON
17 24 (1.34%) XML
18 23 (1.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 126 (7.05%) User Experience
2 106 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (2.74%) Mobile App
4 44 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
5 40 (2.24%) FMCG
5 40 (2.24%) Hedge funds
6 26 (1.45%) EPoS
7 22 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (1.18%) Data Centre
9 18 (1.01%) NHS
10 14 (0.78%) Credit Risk
10 14 (0.78%) Management Information System
11 13 (0.73%) Data Structures
12 12 (0.67%) Animation
12 12 (0.67%) Equities
13 11 (0.62%) Algorithms
13 11 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.62%) Fixed Income
13 11 (0.62%) W3C
14 9 (0.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 75 (4.20%) Windows
2 53 (2.97%) Linux
3 39 (2.18%) Android
4 35 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 27 (1.51%) Windows 10
6 22 (1.23%) Windows Server
7 17 (0.95%) Unix
8 12 (0.67%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.34%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.11%) AIX
12 2 (0.11%) Solaris
12 2 (0.11%) VMS
13 1 (0.056%) CentOS
13 1 (0.056%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.056%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.056%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
2 453 (25.35%) E-Commerce
3 173 (9.68%) Scrum
4 170 (9.51%) Project Management
5 152 (8.51%) DevOps
6 150 (8.39%) Analytics
7 146 (8.17%) Microservices
8 145 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 133 (7.44%) TDD
10 130 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
11 114 (6.38%) Migration
12 108 (6.04%) Test Automation
13 107 (5.99%) Problem-Solving
14 86 (4.81%) Waterfall
15 78 (4.36%) BDD
16 72 (4.03%) ERP
17 70 (3.92%) Data Modelling
18 67 (3.75%) CRM
18 67 (3.75%) Front End Development
19 66 (3.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 238 (13.32%) JavaScript
2 212 (11.86%) Java
3 192 (10.74%) SQL
4 136 (7.61%) Python
5 89 (4.98%) C#
6 44 (2.46%) ES6
7 42 (2.35%) T-SQL
8 35 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 32 (1.79%) Ruby
10 29 (1.62%) R
11 28 (1.57%) Scala
12 25 (1.40%) PHP
13 23 (1.29%) Java 8
14 22 (1.23%) TypeScript
15 16 (0.90%) Go
15 16 (0.90%) Shell Script
16 15 (0.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 14 (0.78%) Kotlin
18 13 (0.73%) C++
19 12 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 85 (4.76%) Degree
2 15 (0.84%) PhD
2 15 (0.84%) PMI Certification
3 13 (0.73%) PMP
4 12 (0.67%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.67%) Security Cleared
5 11 (0.62%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.28%) MOS
8 4 (0.22%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.22%) CCA
8 4 (0.22%) CISSP
9 3 (0.17%) CHECK Team Member
9 3 (0.17%) ISEB
9 3 (0.17%) MBA
9 3 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.11%) CCIE
10 2 (0.11%) CISA
10 2 (0.11%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.47%) QA
2 33 (1.85%) PMO
3 18 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.95%) GDPR
5 12 (0.67%) IFRS
6 11 (0.62%) SEPA
7 10 (0.56%) IFRS 9
8 9 (0.50%) SLA
9 7 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.22%) PSD2
11 3 (0.17%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.11%) Basel II
12 2 (0.11%) ISO 20022
12 2 (0.11%) ISO 8583
13 1 (0.056%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.056%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.056%) Solvency II
System Software
1 93 (5.20%) Docker
2 47 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.28%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.22%) HDFS
6 4 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.17%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.17%) vCloud
7 3 (0.17%) vSphere
8 2 (0.11%) Cronacle
8 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.056%) Squid
9 1 (0.056%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.056%) Varnish
9 1 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.056%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 66 (3.69%) Kubernetes
2 52 (2.91%) Terraform
3 40 (2.24%) Ansible
4 27 (1.51%) Puppet
5 25 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (0.95%) SCCM
7 8 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (0.45%) Marathon
7 8 (0.45%) Mesos
7 8 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (0.39%) logstash
9 6 (0.34%) Automic
9 6 (0.34%) MOM
10 4 (0.22%) Kibana
11 3 (0.17%) CA Service Virtualization
11 3 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.17%) HP ALM
11 3 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 151 (8.45%) Microsoft
2 119 (6.66%) SAP
3 81 (4.53%) Oracle
4 68 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
5 61 (3.41%) Google
6 59 (3.30%) Adobe
7 48 (2.69%) hybris
8 26 (1.45%) IBM
8 26 (1.45%) Tableau
9 25 (1.40%) MuleSoft
10 23 (1.29%) Cisco
11 22 (1.23%) VMware
12 13 (0.73%) CheckPoint
13 12 (0.67%) Facebook
14 11 (0.62%) Citrix
14 11 (0.62%) Dell
15 10 (0.56%) Alteryx
15 10 (0.56%) Cypress Semiconductor
15 10 (0.56%) F5
15 10 (0.56%) New Relic